Evergreen Documentation

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. About This Documentation
2. About Evergreen
II. Evergreen 2.12 Release Notes
3. Evergreen 2.12.3
Web Client Bug Fixes
Other Bug Fixes
Acknowledgements
4. Evergreen 2.12.2
Security Issue: XSS Vulnerability in Public Catalog
Upgrade Notes
Hold Targeter Repairs and Improvements
Other Bug Fixes
Acknowledgements
5. Evergreen 2.12.1
Acknowledgements
6. 2.12.0 Upgrade notes
7. 2.12.0 New Features
Acquisitions
Administration
Cataloging
Circulation
Client
Infrastructure
Public Catalog
8. 2.12.0 Acknowledgments
III. Software Installation
9. Introduction
10. System Requirements
Server Minimum Requirements
Web Client Requirements
Staff Client Requirements
11. Installing the Evergreen server
Preamble: referenced user accounts
Preamble: developer instructions
Installing prerequisites
Optional: Extra steps for web staff client
Configuration and compilation instructions
Installation instructions
Change ownership of the Evergreen files
Additional Instructions for Developers
Configure the Apache Web server
Configure OpenSRF for the Evergreen application
Configure action triggers for the Evergreen application
Creating the Evergreen database
Starting Evergreen
Testing connections to Evergreen
Getting help
License
12. Installing the Staff Client
Installing on Windows
Installing on Linux
Registering a Workstation
Removing Staff Client Preferences
13. Upgrading the Evergreen Server
Software Prerequisites
Upgrade the Evergreen code
Upgrade the Evergreen database schema
Restart Evergreen and Test
Review Release Notes
14. Setting Up EDI Acquisitions
Introduction
Installation
Configuration
Troubleshooting
IV. System Configuration and Customization
15. Introduction
16. Describing your organization
Organization Unit Types
Organizational Units
17. Describing your people
Setting the staff user’s working location
Comparing approaches for managing permissions
Managing permissions in the staff client
Managing role-based permission groups in the staff client
Managing role-based permission groups in the database
18. Migrating Patron Data
Creating an sql Script for Importing Patrons
Batch Updating Patron Data
19. Migrating from a legacy system
Making electronic resources visible in the catalog
Migrating your bibliographic records
Migrating your call numbers, copies, and parts
20. Importing materials in the staff client
Staff client batch record imports
21. Ordering materials
When should libraries use acquisitions?
Managing Funds
Ordering
22. Designing your catalog
Configuring and customizing the public interface
Setting the default physical location for your library environment
Setting a default language and adding optional languages
Editing the formats select box options in the search interface.
Adding and removing search fields in advanced search
Changing the display of facets and facet groups
Change Date Format in Patron Account View
Including External Content in Your Public Interface
Including Locally Hosted Content in Your Public Interface
Sitemap generator
Troubleshooting TPAC errors
23. Borrowing items: who, what, for how long
Data elements that affect your circulation policies
Creating Circulation Policies
24. Hard due dates
Creating a hard due date
25. TPac Configuration and Customization
Template toolkit documentation
TPAC URL
Perl modules used directly by TPAC
Default templates
Apache configuration files
TPAC CSS and media files
Mapping templates to URLs
How to override templates
Changing some text in the TPAC
Troubleshooting
26. Creating a New Skin: the Bare Minimum
Apache directives
Customizing templates
27. Auto Suggest in Catalog Search
Enabling this Feature
Using this Feature
28. Authentication Proxy
29. Kid’s OPAC Configuration
Configuration
Considerations for Community Adoption
Outstanding Development (Unsponsored)
30. Customizable Toolbar
Configure Toolbar
31. Patron Address City/State/County Pre-Populate by ZIP Code
Scoping and Permissions
Setup Steps
ZIP Code Data
Development
32. Phonelist.pm Module
Adding Parameters
Output
Holds
Overdues
Skipping patrons with email notification of holds
Using the ws_ou parameter
Automating the download
33. SIP Server
Installing the SIP Server
SIP Communication
34. Apache Rewrite Tricks
Short URLs
Domain Based Content with RewriteMaps
35. Apache Access Handler Perl Module
Use Cases
Proxying Websites
V. Using the Browser Staff Client
36. Introduction
37. Logging into Evergreen
Setting Browser Defaults for Web Client
Logging Out
38. Tab Browser-Based Tab Buttons and Keyboard Shortcuts
Setting New Tab Behavior
39. Column Picker
40. Recent Staff Searches
Administrative Settings
Recent Staff Searches
41. Return to Search Results from MARC Record
42. Workstation Administration
Copy Editor: Copy Location Name First
Font and Sound Settings
Select Hotkeys
Configure Printers
Receipt Template Editor
VI. System Administration From the Staff Client
43. Introduction
44. Acquisitions Administration
Acquisitions Settings
Cancel/Delay reasons
Claiming
Currency Types
Distribution Formulas
Electronic Data Interchange
Exchange Rates
MARC Federated Search
Fund Tags
Funding Sources
Funds
Invoice menus
Line Item Features
Providers
45. Age hold protection
Active date display in OPAC
46. Authorities
Authority Control Sets
Thesauri
Authority Fields
Browse Axes
47. Best-Hold Selection Sort Order
Preconfigured Best-Hold Orders
Create a New Best-Hold Selection Sort Order
Edit an Existing Best-Hold Selection Sort Order
Choosing the Best-Hold Selection Sort Order
Permissions to use this Feature
48. Booking Module Administration
Creating Bookable Non-Bibliographic Resources
Editing Non-Bibliographic Resources
Deleting Non-bibliographic Resources
49. Call Number Prefixes and Suffixes
Configure call number prefixes
Configure call number suffixes
Apply Call Number Prefixes and Suffixes
50. Circulation Limit Sets
Maximum Checkout by Copy Location
51. Copy Status
Adding Copy Statuses
Deleting Copy Statuses
Editing Copy Statuses
52. Floating Groups
Floating Groups
Floating Group Members
Examples
53. MARC Import Remove Fields
Create a MARC Import Remove Fields profile
Import Options
Permissions to use this Feature
54. MARC Record Attributes
Multi Valued Fields and Composite Record Attributes
55. Org Unit Proximity Adjustments
Org Unit Proximity Adjustments
Absolute and Relative Adjustments
Create an Org Unit Proximity Adjustment
Permissions to use this Feature
56. User and Group Permissions
Staff Accounts
57. SMS Text Messaging
Administrative Setup
Receiving Holds Notices via Text Message
Sending Copy Details via Text Message
58. User Activity Types
Enabling this Feature
Using this Feature
59. Z39.50 Servers
Restrict Z39.50 Sources by Permission Group
Storing Z39.50 Server Credentials
VII. Local Administration
60. Introduction
61. Library Settings Editor
Editing Library Settings
Exporting/Importing Library Settings
Settings Overview
62. Address Alert
General Usage Examples
Access Control and Scoping
Adding a new Address Alert
Editing an Address Alert
Deleting an Address Alert
Staff View of Address Alerts
Regular Expressions / Wildcards
Examples
Development
63. Barcode Completion
Scoping and Permissions
Access Points
Multiple Matches
Barcode Completion Data Fields
Create, Update, Filter, Delete/Disable Rules
Examples
Testing
64. Hold-driven recalls
Enabling hold-driven recalls
Editing the item recall notification email template
65. Notifications / Action Triggers
Event Definitions
Creating Action Triggers
Processing Action Triggers
66. Recent Staff Searches
67. Standing Penalties
68. Statistical Categories Editor
69. Work Log
Expanding the Work Log
VIII. Acquisitions
70. Acquisitions
Acquisitions Workflow
71. Selection Lists and Purchase Orders
Selection Lists
Purchase Orders
Brief Records
MARC Federated Search
Line Items
72. Invoices
Creating invoices and adding line items
Electronic Invoicing
View an invoice
Receive Items From an Invoice
73. Load MARC Order Records
Basic Upload Options
Record Matching Options
Default Upload Settings
Sticky Settings
Use Cases for MARC Order Upload form
74. Placing purchase requests from a patron record
75. Managing patron purchase requests
Adding a request
Adding requests to selection lists
76. "Blanket" Orders
Example
More details about blanket orders
IX. Cataloging
77. Cataloging in the Web Client
MARC Tag-table Service
78. Copy Buckets
Managing Copy Buckets
Adding Copies to a Bucket
Removing Copies from a Bucket
Editing Copies in a Bucket
Deleting Copies from the Catalogue
Placing Holds on Copies in a Bucket
Transferring Copies to Volumes
79. Working with the MARC Editor
Editing MARC Records
80. Batch Importing MARC Records
Permissions
Record Display Attributes
Record Match Sets
Merge/Overlay Profiles
Import Item Attributes
Import Records
Default Values for Item Import
81. Overlay Existing Catalog Record via Z39.50 Import
82. Z39.50 Search Enhancements
83. Monograph Parts
Add a Monograph Part to an Existing Record
Monograph Part Merging
84. Conjoined Items
Using the Conjoined Items Feature
85. Cataloging Electronic Resources — Finding Them in Catalog Searches
Adding a Located URI to the Record
Using Transcendent Bib Sources for Electronic Resources
86. TPAC Copy Edit Links
87. MARC Batch Edit
Action (Rule Type)
Other Template Fields
88. Managing Authorities
Creating Authorities
Importing Authorities
Manage Authorities Interface
89. Link Checker
Search for URLs
View Your Results
Manage Your Sessions
X. Serials
90. Serials
Serial Control View vs. Alternate Serial Control View
MFHD Records
91. Copy Template for Serials
Create a copy template
Edit a copy template
92. Serials Control View
Create a Subscription
Create a Distribution
Create Captions and Patterns
Creating an Issuance
Generate Prediction
93. Alternate Serial Control View
Creating a Subscription
Creating a Distribution
Creating a Stream
Creating a Caption and Pattern
Creating an Issuance
Generate Item Predictions
94. Edit Subscriptions
Serials Control View
Alternate Serials Control View
95. Receiving
Serials Control View Receiving
Batch Receiving
96. Special Issues
97. Holdings
System Generated Holdings Statement
MARC Format for Holdings Display (MFHD)
98. Group Serials Issues in the Template Toolkit OPAC
Administration
Displaying Issues in the OPAC
XI. Circulation
99. Introduction
100. Circulating Items
Check Out
Check In
Renewal and Editing the Item’s Due Date
Marking Items Lost and Claimed Returned
In-house Use (F6)
Item Status
Mark an Item Long Overdue
101. Holds Management
Placing Holds
Holds Levels
Title Level Hold
Parts Level Hold
Placing Holds in Patron Records
Managing Holds
Alternate Hold Pick up Location
Display Hold Types on Pull Lists
102. Booking Module
Creating a Booking Reservation
Reservation Pull List
Capturing Items for Reservations
Picking Up Reservations
Returning Reservations
Cancelling a Reservation
103. Circulation - Patron Record
Searching Patrons
Registering New Patrons
Patron Self-Registration
Updating Patron Information
Renewing Library Cards
Lost Library Cards
Resetting Patron’s Password
Barring a Patron
Barred vs. Blocked
Staff-Generated Messages
Patron Alerts
Patron Notes
Staff-Generated Penalties/Messages
104. Triggered Events and Notices
Access and View
Filter
Sort
Print
Reset
105. Offline Transactions
Patron Registration
Checking Out Items
Renew
In-house Use
Check In
Uploading Offline Transactions
106. Self checkout
Initializing the self check
Basic Check Out
View Items Out
View Holds
View Fines
107. RFID Product Integration
Evergreen Integration with PV Supa GoodStuff RFID Reader
XII. Reports
108. Introduction
109. Starting and Stopping the Reporter Daemon
Starting the Reporter Daemon
Stopping the Reporter Daemon
110. Folders
Creating Folders
Managing Folders
111. Creating Templates
Choosing Report Fields
Applying Filters
112. Generating Reports from Templates
Viewing and Editing Report Parameters
113. Viewing Report Output
114. Cloning Shared Templates
115. Adding Data Sources to Reporter
Create a PostgreSQL query, view, or table for your data source
Add a new class to fm_IDL.xml for your data source
Restart the affected services to see the new data source in the reporter
116. Running Recurring Reports
117. Template Terminology
Data Types
Field Transforms
118. Template Enhancements
Documentation URL
Field Hints
119. Exporting Report Templates Using phpPgAdmin
Dump the Entire Reports Template Table
Dump Data with an SQL Statement
XIII. Using the Public Access Catalog
120. Introduction
121. Using the Public Access Catalog
Basic Search
Advanced Search
Boolean operators
Search Tips
Search Methodology
Search URL
Search Results
Details
My Account
122. My Lists
123. Kids OPAC
Choose a Skin
Search the Catalog
Place a Hold
Save Items to a List
Third Party Content
Configuration Files
124. Catalog Browse
125. Bibliographic Search Enhancements
Use the Catalog to Retrieve Records with Specified Date Ranges:
Use a Feed to Retrieve Records with Specified Date Ranges:
126. Binary MARC21 Feeds
127. TPAC Metarecord Search and Metarecord Level Holds
128. Library Information Pages
129. Adding OpenSearch to Firefox browser
130. Adding an Evergreen search form to a web page
Simple search form
Advanced search form
Encoding
Setting the document type
Setting the library
XIV. Developer Resources
131. Introduction
132. Support Scripts
marc_export: Exporting Bibliographic Records into MARC files
Importing Authority Records from Command Line
133. Developing with pgTAP tests
Setting up pgTAP on your development server
Running pgTAP tests
134. Easing gently into OpenSRF
Abstract
Introducing OpenSRF
Enough jibber-jabber: writing an OpenSRF service
Getting under the covers with OpenSRF
Evergreen-specific OpenSRF services
Evergreen after one year: reflections on OpenSRF
Summary
Appendix: Python client
135. Updating translations using Launchpad
Prerequisites
Updating the translations
XV. Getting Data from Evergreen
136. Introduction
137. Using Supercat
Introduction
ISBNs
Records
138. Using UnAPI
A. Attributions
B. Licensing
C. Admonitions
Index

List of Tables

19.1. 856 field for electronic resources: indicators and subfields
32.1. Parameters for the phonelist program:
32.2. Columns in the holds CSV file:
32.3. Columns in the overdues CSV file:
42.1. General Transits
42.2. Transit Slip
51.1. Stock copy statuses and default settings
61.1. Acquisitions
61.2. Booking and Cataloging
61.3. Circulation
61.4. Credit Card Processing
61.5. Finances
61.6. GUI: Graphic User Interface
61.7. Global
61.8. Holds
61.9. Library
61.10. OPAC
61.11. Offline and Program
61.12. Receipt Templates and SMS Text Message
61.13. Security
61.14. Self Check and Others
61.15. Vandelay
61.16. Data Types in the Library Settings Editor
62.1. New Address Alert Fields
63.1. Barcode Completion Fields
80.1. Holdings Import Profile Fields
90.1. Serials Control View and Alternate Serials Control View Comparison
121.1. Boolean symbolic operators