[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] congrats Natural Resources Canada

Cynthia Williamson crwbookgirl at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 09:15:23 EST 2010

I heartily echo Tara's congratulations - George, what a lot of work!! I'm
looking forward to reading all about it in the newsletter.
Cheers, Cynthia
Mohawk College
Hamilton, ON

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 9:02 AM, Duimovich, George <
George.Duimovich at nrcan-rncan.gc.ca> wrote:

>  Thanks Tara!
> Yes, we are now 100% Evergreen ILS, having migrated from both Unicorn and
> more recently Millennium in the context of our department's library
> amalgamation (we used to be a consortium of 3 library networks serving
> different sectors, but now operate as single business unit).
> Our contributions to the French language edition (working with Dan Scott)
> should pick up later on for the new content strings (e.g. Acquistions
> module, etc.) as the migration itself was a bit of a handful especially
> going from Millennium. But it feels good not to be working all those late
> hours!
> Next on deck: our Drupal launch this Spring, so I'd be interested in
> hearing from anybody working on Drupal + Evergreen integration.
> More updates from NRCan in one of the upcoming EG newsletters.
> Thanks to all for making this community rumble!!
> George Duimovich
> NRCan Library / Bibliothèque de RNCan
> http://catalogue.nrcan.gc.ca/
>  ------------------------------
>  *From:* open-ils-general-bounces at list.georgialibraries.org [mailto:
> open-ils-general-bounces at list.georgialibraries.org] *On Behalf Of *Tara
> Robertson
> *Sent:* January 26, 2010 00:28
> *To:* Evergreen Discussion Group
> *Subject:* [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] congrats Natural Resources Canada
> I didn't see an announcement on this list, but stumbled across this on the
> page of Evergreen libraries (
> http://open-ils.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=evergreen_libraries)
> Natural Resources Canada Library migrated their locations across Canada in
> two phases. Nine of their 13 libraries migrated to Evergreen as of June 8,
> 2009, and the rest went live on January 15th, 2010.
> Awesome! Congratulations! I can only partially imagine how much work it
> would've been to migrate from two different systems, in two official
> languages, across 5? (5.5?) time zones, for a government department that was
> also overhauling their cataloging processes.
> tara
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