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Evergreen 2013: Linus’s Law

By 2013 Evergreen was, to coin a phrase, “nominally complete.”  It had gained the features needed to check off most of the right RFP boxes, and so be considered alongside other ILS’s with a significantly older code base.  Acquisitions and serials, along with circulation, cataloging, authority control, and the (underrated, in my opinion) booking functionality […]

August 29th, 2016 by


Evergreen 2007

This is the second in our series of posts leading up to Evergreen’s birthday.  The series starts with Jason’s post from yesterday.  Please do read that if you haven’t already! In 2007 Evergreen became Open Source software in practice, not just in name. The three committers to the subversion repository in use at the time, […]

August 19th, 2016 by


As You Wish: No Programmer Required

Every year, Library Journal investigates the Library Systems Landscape.  In this series of articles, libraries and vendors alike are polled and interviewed in order to come up with a cohesive glimpse into Libraryland’s inner workings.  We greatly appreciate the hard work Matt Enis puts in each year to give a well-rounded perspective on both proprietary […]

April 13th, 2016 by


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