Participating on an Evergreen committee or interest group is a great way to get involved in the Evergreen community.
With the exception of the Oversight Board, there are no formal membership requirements to become involved on a committee or interest group. You just need to attend meetings, actively participate on a list, or volunteer where help is needed.
Evergreen Oversight Board
Goal: Serve as official representatives of the Evergreen project to its fiscal sponsor, the Software Freedom Conservancy, to safeguard and govern the interests of the larger Evergreen user and developer communities.
Official web page: Evergreen Governance
Regular meeting time: 3rd Thursday of every month at 14:00 Eastern.
Mailing list (anyone from the community is welcome to join):
Current mailing list: http://list.evergreen-ils.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/eg-oversight-board
Who to contact: Grace Dunbar firstname.lastname@example.org
Evergreen International Conference Program Planning Committee
- Chair: Grace Dunbar, Equinox Open Library Initiative
- Jason Boyer, Indiana State Library
- Garry Collum, Kenton County Public Library
- Terran McCanna, PINES
- Amy Terlaga, Bibliomation
Evergreen 2017 Conference Local Organizing Committee
- Chair: Joseph Knueven, Germantown Public Library
- Paul Duryea, Kenton County Public Library
- Ruth Frasur, Hagerstown?Jefferson Township Library
- Nicole Frilling, Kenton County Public Library
- Anna Goben, Indiana State Library
- Chauncey Montgomery, Sunbury Community Library
- Angela Payer, Kenton County Public Library
- Dave Schroeder, Kenton County Public Library
Documentation Interest Group (DIG)
Goal: Develop a single-source, standards-based set of documentation for Evergreen.
Official web page: DIG
Regular meeting time: 1st Thursday of the month at 14:00 Eastern
Who to contact: In need of a facilitator. Email email@example.com if you are interested.
Evergreen Web Team
Goal: The Evergreen Web Team is responsible for the ongoing care and feeding of the Evergreen web site. The web team welcomes any volunteers interested in helping ensure that content on the web site remains fresh and up to date.
Official web page: Evergreen Web Team
Who to contact: For info and questions/comments, send email to the Web Team mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evergreen Outreach Committee
Goal: Organize activities to increase the visibility of Evergreen in the larger library community. The committee will also establish a fund for activities that support this goal.
Official web page: Evergreen Outreach Committee
Regular meeting time: 2 p.m. Eastern, first Wednesday of the month
Who to contact: email@example.com
Evergreen Reports Interest Group
Goal: Establish a framework for sharing reports and improving the reporting system in Evergreen.
Official web page: Reports Interest Group
Regular meeting time: The third week of Sept, Nov, Jan, March, [April Conference], and May from 3 PM – 4PM Eastern.
Who to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Evergreen Cataloging Working Group
Goal: To share information about cataloging workflows in Evergreen and to work together to coordinate cataloging-related development for the benefit of the community.
Official web page: Cataloging Working Group
Acquisitions Interest Group
Goal: To share information about acquisitions workflows, development, and bugs.
Official web page: Acquisitions Interest Group
Regular meeting time: Quarterly starting in June 2014, exact day and time to be determined
Who to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org