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Debbi Schaubman Named Manager of Shared Library Systems

MCLS is pleased to announce that Debbi Schaubman has accepted the job as Manager of Shared Library Systems.  This position will encompass the Michigan Evergreen shared open-source integrated library system (ILS), PALNI’s shared Aleph ILS, and related activities. She will begin her new duties on November 1, 2010. Debbi brings experience in library management and …Read more »

Kirtland Community College to Migrate to Evergreen

Kirtland Community College Library will migrate to Evergreen in January 2010, making them the first academic library in Michigan to adopt Evergreen.  MLC is pleased to welcome Kirtland to the Evergreen family! Kirtland is working with Equinox Software, Inc., to install and implement Evergreen on the library’s local servers.  Michigan Evergreen staff Evette Atkin and …Read more »

Schedule of Michigan Evergreen demos at MLA

MLC staff Evette Atkin, Megan Dudek, and Ruth Dukelow will demonstrate Michigan Evergreen functionality at the MLA Conference in Lansing on November 4-5.  Please stop by MLC’s booth #201-203 to see Michigan Evergreen in action! Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:30-12:45pm Michigan Evergreen OPAC 1:30-1:45pm Michigan Evergreen Circulation 2:30-2:45pm Michigan Evergreen Cataloging 3:30-3:45pm Michigan Evergreen Admin …Read more »

Evergreen Demos Nov 4-5 at MLA Conference

Curious about Evergreen? Michigan Evergreen staff will be demonstrating the Evergreen open-source ILS software at the Michigan Library Association conference in Lansing on November 4-5 in the MLC booth (#201-203).  If you’re attending the MLA conference, please stop by and check it out! It was at the 2007 MLA Conference that MLC launched the Michigan …Read more »

Megan Dudek joins Michigan Evergreen Team

MLC is pleased to announce that Megan Dudek is the newest member of MLC’s Michigan Evergreen team. Megan will be responsible for providing training and support services to Michigan Evergreen libraries. Megan comes to MLC from the East Lansing Public Library where she worked for six years in circulation and interlibrary loan, including experience in …Read more »

Michigan Evergreen Program and Demos at MLA

MLC Evergreen staff will demonstrate the Michigan Evergreen open-source ILS at the MLA Conference this week, Booth #7 in the MLA Exhibits. Booth demos are scheduled for: Wednesday, 2pm-5pm Thursday, 7:30am-12noon Also, MLC and GRPL Evergreen staff will present a program at MLA on Thursday, 1:30pm-2:45pm, in Room Prairies V. If you’re interested in learning …Read more »

Branch District Library First to Go Live on Michigan Evergreen

The Michigan Library Consortium (MLC) is thrilled to announce that Branch District Library is our first Michigan Evergreen library to migrate to the open-source Evergreen software. Their new catalog is part of Michigan Evergreen, Michigan’s open-source ILS project. Migrations for the remaining Michigan Evergreen pilot libraries are scheduled for this fall: Grand Rapids Public Library …Read more »

Michigan Evergreen update

Our big news at MLC this week is that we signed a contract with Equinox to provide consulting and data conversion/migration services for the Michigan Evergreen project. Click here for Equinox’s press release. This is an exciting step for us, because we’re now ready to start the real work of converting the pilot libraries’ data …Read more »

Evergreen seminar in Second Life Feb. 12

The Michigan Library Consortium (MLC) is hosting a seminar in Second Life on Tuesday, February 12, 4pm SL time (that’s 7pm EST – Michigan time). The seminar will focus on Evergreen ILS open-source software. Our speakers will be Don McMorris from Equinox and Tim Daniels from one of the Georgia libraries using Evergreen. The seminar …Read more »

Job posting

MLC has posted a job opening for an ILS Training & Support Librarian to work on the Michigan Evergreen project. For links to the complete job description and application form, go to:

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