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The State of Evergreen <ul><li>Georgia’s information policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PINES  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PI...
The State of Evergreen - 2 <ul><li>Evergreen evolves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth in numbers of libraries </li></ul></ul><...
Open source wellsprings US Public Libraries by Total Expenditures % expended of total Top quartile 89% Bottom three quarti...
Evergreen <ul><li>Started in 2004, using open source development principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed to be robust an...
PINES Today <ul><li>50 Public Library Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Public Library Service (the state library of Georg...
Public Library Migrations by year Public Library  Systems 2006 46 2007 3 2008 37 2009 68
Large Urban Public Library Public Library Totals Population Served Total Circulations Book and Serial Volumes  Public Libr...
State of Evergreen Consortia Evergreen  Academic or PL consortia May 9, 2009 December 31, 2009 Conifer 4 4 Evergreen India...
<ul><li>Academic Libraries Running Evergreen </li></ul><ul><li>U of PEI  </li></ul><ul><li>William Jessup University </li>...
Other types of Libraries Type of Library May, 2009 December, 2009 School libraries 2 2 Special libraries 2 3 State librari...
May, 2009 December, 2009 Number of countries with libraries running Evergreen 2 5
<ul><li>Growth in Evergreen’s Capabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serials </li></ul...
<ul><li>Vendors supporting Evergreen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equinox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alpha-G </li></ul></ul><ul><...
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Session 3 - The State of Evergreen

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Bob will provide an introduction to the Evergreen ‘Superconsortium’, and a speculation about the future evolution of Evergreen and the Superconsortium. Equinox software provides support and development services for Evergreen, one of the key open source library systems.

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  1. 1. The State of Evergreen <ul><li>Georgia’s information policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PINES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PINES is a geographically-dispersed, resource- sharing consortium </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>EG solved a general problem at a good time in software design and in the library world LMS development </li></ul>
  2. 2. The State of Evergreen - 2 <ul><li>Evergreen evolves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth in numbers of libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth in types of libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth in countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth in capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diverse skills being added </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More vendors </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Open source wellsprings US Public Libraries by Total Expenditures % expended of total Top quartile 89% Bottom three quartiles 11%
  4. 4. Evergreen <ul><li>Started in 2004, using open source development principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed to be robust and scalable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It was the first consortial library system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Went live in September 2006 with the migration of PINES to Evergreen </li></ul>
  5. 5. PINES Today <ul><li>50 Public Library Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Public Library Service (the state library of Georgia) </li></ul><ul><li>275 branches </li></ul><ul><li>17.3 million circulations in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Often more than 100,000 circs per day </li></ul>
  6. 6. Public Library Migrations by year Public Library Systems 2006 46 2007 3 2008 37 2009 68
  7. 7. Large Urban Public Library Public Library Totals Population Served Total Circulations Book and Serial Volumes Public Library Systems outlets 2006 4,379,592 18,129,888 8,137,915 46 241 2007 66,126 310,128 209,994 3 8 2008 965,491 6,922,871 3,350,120 37 72 2009 to date 184,193 1,909,231 858,672 17 26 2009 projected 1,848,734 10,853,156 4,383,586 68 155 2006-2009 7,259,943 36,216,043 16,081,615 171 476 King County, 2010 1,205,095 19,121,913 3,146,400 1 51
  8. 8. State of Evergreen Consortia Evergreen Academic or PL consortia May 9, 2009 December 31, 2009 Conifer 4 4 Evergreen Indiana 27 38 Michigan Evergreen 9 10 NTLC 13 PINES 51 51 SC LENDS 10 SITKA 16 31 Spruce 1 1 Tsuga 1 1 (Independent) 6 10 Totals 115 169
  9. 9. <ul><li>Academic Libraries Running Evergreen </li></ul><ul><li>U of PEI </li></ul><ul><li>William Jessup University </li></ul><ul><li>Conifer </li></ul><ul><li>Laurentian University </li></ul><ul><li>University of Windsor </li></ul><ul><li>Algoma University </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia Bible College </li></ul>
  10. 10. Other types of Libraries Type of Library May, 2009 December, 2009 School libraries 2 2 Special libraries 2 3 State libraries 1 3
  11. 11. May, 2009 December, 2009 Number of countries with libraries running Evergreen 2 5
  12. 12. <ul><li>Growth in Evergreen’s Capabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserves </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tidying up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweaking for local requirements </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Vendors supporting Evergreen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equinox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alpha-G </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PTFS Europe </li></ul></ul>

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