Evergreen Development Update

2017 Evergreen International Conference

8 April 2017

Last year

  • 5 October 2016: Evergreen 2.11.0
  • 21 March 2017: OpenSRF 2.5.0
  • 22 March 2017: Evergreen 2.12.0

New Patch Authors

  • Eva Cerniňáková
  • Rogan Hamby
  • Billy Horn
  • Kyle Huckins
  • Linda Jansova
  • Jim Keenan
  • Codey Kolasinski
  • Jakub Kotrla
  • Jeanette Lundgren
  • Nawras Othman
  • Jillianne Presley
  • Michelle Purcell
  • Jonathan Schatz
  • Clare Sobotka

Evergreen 2.11

  • Email checkout receipts (web staff and self checkout)
  • Popularity boost for ranking search results
  • Improvements to public catalog My Account displays
  • Per-OU Limits on Allowed Payment Amounts
  • Canceled transit enhancements
  • Authority import and propagation editor/edit date enhancements
  • Expansion of the Spanish localization

Evergreen 2.12

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  • Web client ready for Trial Production Use
  • ebook API service - Overdrive and OneClickdigital
  • Metarecord improvements:
    • Improved 'Group Formats & Editions' Search
    • Links to Other Formats and Editions on record page
    • Better matching for records that form a metarecord group
    • Metarecord search-by-default option
  • Faster holds targeting
  • Punctuation insensitive patron search
  • New subject indexes - Display entire heading as a unit
  • Support for Arabic and right-to-left language support

Evergreen 3.0

Image: Ducky on the Ledge by Joshua Smith on Flickr, CC-BY-SA

3.0 Schedule

  • May and August: Review and Feature Fests
  • 1 September 2017: feature freeze
  • 6 September 2017: beta release
  • 3 October 2017: General release

3.0 Priorities

  • Full support for production use of the web staff client
  • Deprecation of the XUL staff client
    • And it is slated to be removed in the Fall 2018 release
  • Did we mention that the XUL staff client will be deprecated?
    • Including deprecating translations

3.0 Features

  • Eliminate staged search
    • Faster, more precise results
  • Authority infrastructure improvements
    • Better browse list
  • Unified Angular serials interface

3.0 Features

  • Batch patron editing
  • Billing infrastructure updates
  • Bill referral (e.g., to campus bursar)
  • Closed dates editor and due date display improvements for multi-timezone users
  • Copy alert persistence and suppression matrix

3.0 Features

  • Copy tags / digital bookplates
  • Family pickup of hold requests
  • Persistent due date input (e.g., for bookmobiles)
  • Search patrons by birth date
  • Search for patron from place holds interface
  • Cancel transits rather than delete them

3.0 Features

  • Improved My Account screens
  • jQuery support for the public catalog
  • Native book carousel widget
  • OverDrive/OneClickdigital ebook transactions in OPAC
  • Making My Account faster
    • Separate the my account pages into a separate webapp
    • Remove Dojo from public catalog

3.0 Features

  • Developer documentation project
  • Replace the Ruby EDI translator
  • Further work on the ar-JO localization

 

Check the road map!

Many hands make light work

Hack-a-way 2016

2-4 November 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Photo credit: Anna Goben

Hack-a-way 2017

Going back to Indiana for 2017!


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Thank you

Evergreen Development Update 2017

By Galen Charlton

Evergreen Development Update 2017

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