Answers to Vendor Questions for August 2010 Development RFQ

MassLNC has posted responses to the four questions it received regarding the Request for Quotes (RFQ) to develop enhancements for the Evergreen ILS. Responses to the RFQ are due to the MassLNC office by Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

Automatic Client Updates in Evergreen

Automatic client updates may soon be coming to Evergreen thanks to the work of MVLC Assistant Network Administrator Thomas Berezansky. The Staff Client Build/Update Enhancement was committed yesterday to trunk, the version of Evergreen where any development is added and tested before it is incorporated into a stable release.

MassLNC Issues RFQ to Develop Evergreen Enhancements

The Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative is inviting vendors and developers to respond to a Request for Quotes (RFQ) to develop enhancements for the Evergreen ILS. The RFQ contains eight enhancement projects for Evergreen, but we invite respondents to provide quotes for one or any number of the projects outlined in the document. Read more »

MassLNC Enhancement Possibilities Taking Shape

The networks participating in the MassLNC project have been making steady progress in identifying development needs for Evergreen. After identifying several top priorties for enhancements based on our testing of Evergreen and on ideas we have received from member libraries, MassLNC is ready to issue its first RFQ for development services. Several enhancements will be included in the RFQ.

Hard Due Date Development Project

MassLNC is participating in its first development partnership for the Evergreen Integrated Library System. We will be jointly funding development for end-of-semester and fixed due dates. Bibliomation, Inc. in Connecticut is the lead on this project, and three others partners are involved in the project as well.

A Sneak Peek at a New Evergreen Catalog

King County Library System shared a preview yesterday of the public catalog interface the system will be using when it goes live on Evergreen in the fall (click on the PDF link at the bottom of the message to see the screenshots).

MassLNC Training & Consulting RFQ Question and Answer

MassLNC received one question for its Training & Consulting RFQ.

For Required Service #3, will MassLNC consent to CC-BY-SA instead of CC-BY-NC-SA for documentation and training materials produced in the course of this project?

Yes, the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike option is acceptable.

Responses to the RFQ are due to the MassLNC office by Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

Committing to the Evergreen Catalog

As the participating networks in the Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative (MassLNC) have discussed development needs for Evergreen, one question that has been on the forefront is whether funds would be better spent developing Evergreen‘s public catalog or implementing another public catalog interface that already has all the features our libraries need. Read more »

MassLNC Issues RFQ for Training & Consulting

The Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative is issuing a Request for Quotes for training and consulting services to assist consortia staff in planning and implementing Evergreen. Interested firms should submit a quote to the MassLNC office by June 16, 2010. Any questions or requests for additional information should be sent in writing to Project Coordinator Kathy Lussier at by June 9, 2010. Read more »

Keeping Up to Date with MassLNC and Evergreen

Wondering about the best way to keep up to date with the Massachusetts Evergreen project? We are regularly posting project updates to the MassLNC website so that staff from C/W MARS, MVLC and NOBLE libraries, as well as the larger library community, can keep tabs on how we are progressing. A RSS feed is available for the front page of this site where the bulk of our news will be posted. Read more »

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