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Member libraries have the opportunity to share many different resources. As a unified catalog system we share bibliographic and patron records and Policies & Procedures, but we also share digital content, training materials, forms, catalog enhancements, cataloging tools, promotional materials, and expertise!

The Evergreen Indiana consortium currently contracts with R.R. Bowker, LLP, to provide catalog enhancements including book covers, literary reviews, awards, read-alikes, contents, and excerpts for all members. A group purchasing discount on the RDA Toolkit is available for member libraries transitioning to the new RDA cataloging standards.

Member libraries are able to purchase item barcodes and library cards at a discounted rate as part of the Evergreen Indiana buying pool. Due to the high level of inter-library lending among members, Evergreen Indiana libraries automatically qualify for subsidies on INfoExpress deliveries.

Live Trainings

The Indiana State Library and the Evergreen Indiana Governance subcommittees lead live trainings for member libraries' staff quarterly. These trainings are offered free of charge and may be hosted by the Indiana State Library or any member library with appropriate facilities. Most live trainings are eligible for LEUs. Registration is usually required to ensure sufficient supplies and space are available.

Register for Trainings/Training Calendar

In-Depth Resources

  • eContent: The eContent governance subcommittee coordinates and negotiates consortium level puchasing and discounts for eContent providers like OverDrive and Freegal. Get contact information and discover how buying with Evergreen Indiana libraries can make your electronic resource budget go further!
  • Forms & Publications: Fillable forms and customizable publications for member and future libraries.
  • Manuals: Handbooks and training manuals for Evergreen Indiana.
  • Print Tutorials: Master the staff client with printable tutorials.
  • Webinars: Follow along as trainers demonstrate best practices and explain how to get the most out of the Evergreen ILS.

Please contact the Evergreen Indiana Coordinator if you would like to find out more about participating in additional resource sharing.

Last updated:
2/2/2015 — ACG/PDO