Chapter 1. About This Documentation

This guide was produced by the Evergreen Documentation Interest Group (DIG), consisting of numerous volunteers from many different organizations. The DIG has drawn together, edited, and supplemented pre-existing documentation contributed by libraries and consortia running Evergreen that were kind enough to release their documentation into the creative commons. Please see the Attributions section for a full list of authors and contributing organizations. Just like the software it describes, this guide is a work in progress, continually revised to meet the needs of its users, so if you find errors or omissions, please let us know, by contacting the DIG facilitators at

This guide to Evergreen is intended to meet the needs of system administrators at local libraries who use the staff client for their day-to-day work. It is organized into Parts, Chapters, and Sections addressing key aspects of the software.

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