[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] adding books and materials to library catalog

Howard Canning hcanning at bluehills.org
Mon Mar 9 13:32:49 EDT 2015

May I ask what your experience of evergreen has been and why you like it?
What has it been useful for and any glitches or unreliability issues.
On Mar 9, 2015 1:29 PM, "Howard Canning" <hcanning at bluehills.org> wrote:

> No. I find the software interesting and just starting out learning it.
> How for example would I add
> http://www.amazon.com/First-Course-Abstract-Algebra-Groups/dp/1482245523/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1425922030&sr=8-2&keywords=algebra+first+course+3rd+edition
> to evergreen if it isn't a search result. What's the most basic approach.
> Thanks
> On Mar 9, 2015 12:48 PM, "Rogan Hamby" <rogan.hamby at yclibrary.net> wrote:
>> Hi Howard,
>> Evergreen does support original cataloging and importing MARC files from
>> copy cataloging services.  Are you familiar with MARC records or cataloging?
>> On Monday, March 9, 2015, Howard Canning <hcanning at bluehills.org> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> So I'm evaluating Evergreen 2.7.4 for my school library and am testing
>>> adding books but so far importing them from Z39 appears to be the only way.
>>> I suppose I expect if I type in Algebra I'd get 100's pf books in the
>>> search results but I just get 1 with all the checkboxes checked.
>>> How do I add a book manually and whats the best method to have access to
>>> 1000s of titles like say Amazon.com?
>>> How best can I use Evergreen as I basically want to be able to have an
>>> inventory of the books on the shelves but most most get found on the Z39
>>> look up.
>>> I suspect I'm missing something with Evergreen
>>> Thanks
>> --
>> Rogan Hamby, MLS, CCNP, MIA
>> Managers Headquarters Library and Reference Services,
>> York County Library System
>> “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to
>> suit me.”
>> ― C.S. Lewis <http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1069006.C_S_Lewis>
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