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Evergreen Blogs


Open Source – Open Libraries is a blog and website representing libraries and organizations committed to OSS alternatives for libraries. The IMLS-funded project focuses on making members aware of the OSS products currently available as well as the companies available to provide support, customization, and hosting. The website includes a general Q and A and more specific details about features and training for Evergreen and Koha.

The Rogan Hamby blog discusses Evergreen and other OSS-related topics like bibliographic de-duplication, conferences, and informational articles. Hamby is currently the director of information technologies and innovation at the South Carolina State Library and has prepared numerous presentations on open source topics. 

This is the “Exploring Open Source Viability Project” blog about the “Enhancing Library Management Systems” project. Categories of discussion include Equinox, Evergreen, and open source in general. 

This is the Meta Interchange blog by Gale Charlton, an OSS ILS programmer and manager who works on Koha, Evergreen, and other open source projects. It covers topics on libraries, computing, metadata, and more. 

This is the Evergreen Community Blog associated with the official website. Categories of discussion include community projects, conferences, documentation, jobs, webinars, committee reports, and other information.

The Evergreen GSoC blog tracks a specific Evergreen project's progress, offering a timesheet, to-do/completed list, and a timeline.

Evergreen Forest is a blog about open source topics ranging from Linux to specific types of software. Although it focuses mostly on Evergreen, topics related to Koha may be covered more extensively in the future.

This is the blog for Equinox, which provides open source library software, focusing on the Evergreen and Koha systems. The website also includes information about services, news, and events.

Coffee|Code is the blog of Dan Scott, who works on the Evergreen OSS ILS project and PEAR’s File_MARC package. He is also the systems librarian for Laurentian University. Some general blog topics include databases, coding, Evergreen, and programming languages.

Planet Evergreen is a blog aggregator for Evergreen OSS topics. It also includes a FAQs page, information on documentation, and opportunities to contribute to the community through working groups and developing code.