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Virginia Evergreen Libraries Consortium

This project provides an affordable open source integrated library system (ILS) to interested libraries that can be integrated into websites and mobile technology.  Priority is to transition libraries from school based or old/non supported software.  If a public library is interested in joining the Virginia Evergreen Libraries (VEL) Consortium, please contact the program manager Nan Carmack.  Below are libraries that are currently in the VEL Consortium.

Work Flow Template  |  Release Notes  |  Training Recordings  |  Timeline  |  Incoming Libraries

Evergreen Inventory Work Flow Template

Evergreen Release Notes

Virtual Training Recordings

Timeline of VEL

Notes for Incoming Libraries

  • Consortial cataloging can be a hard reality for those who are used to customizing bib records to best meet the searching needs of our patrons.
    • Details that were previously added to fields such as title or edition can be inserted as a 5xx note.
  • Training is mandatory for all new EG catalogers (even experienced catalogers migrating into the consortium) and will stress the importance of standardized records.


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