Weekly Update — December 29, 2015

2016 is almost here!

We’re planning the conferences, trainings, and meetings already! What do you think everyone should discover or learn at the Evergreen Indiana Annual Conference? The Call for Proposals for presenters at the 2016 Annual Conference is open until December 31, 2015.

Support News

The Indiana State Library will be closed, and INfoExpress deliveries will be suspended on Friday, January 1, 2016 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

Upgrade News

The consortium will upgrade to Evergreen version 2.9 over the New Year’s weekend! Please visit the project page for support and training documents and the new features video!

eIDC News

End of year spendouts for 2014 funds should be completed by December 31, 2015. Please take advantage of the end of year sales to make your credits go further!


  • SRCS ballots are being collected. Please continue to research the project, speak with your EC representative, and ask any questions you may have so that you’re comfortable with your vote. Completed ballots must be returned to the ISL on or before January 15, 2016 for tabulation.
  • The Wowbrary purchasing group is accepting new participants through the end of 2015. Interested libraries should contact Jeff Levinsky (jeff@wowbrary.org) as soon as possible.
  • We are continuing to collect feedback on the new shortnames. Please take a look at the proposed shortname list and share your thoughts!
  • The next barcode and library card pool buy will open on January 4, 2016 and close on the 8th. Please check your supplies now!

Upcoming Evergreen Indiana Training Opportunities

December 30
Evergreen 2.9 Upgrade Training, 10am-11am, Webinar. (1 TLEU)
March 14
Basic Circulation, 9am-12pm, Indiana State Library, Room 428 (3 TLEU)
Holds, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Indiana State Library, Room 428 (2 TLEU)
March 16
Basic Cataloging, 9am-12pm, Indiana State Library, Room 428 (3 TLEU)
Local Administration, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Indiana State Library, Room 428 (2 TLEU)