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Many of the generalizations contained in this presentation are based on a methodologically flawed, self-selecting survey of Evergreen library system administrators. Others simply reflect the author’s own biases.
Evergreen: highly-scalable software for libraries that helps library patrons find library materials, and helps libraries manage, catalog, and circulate those materials, no matter how large or complex the libraries.
Open-source (GPL2+): http://evergreen-ils.org
If "Libraries are the beating heart of a (community|university)", PostgreSQL is in turn at the heart of libraries that run Evergreen.
Systems Librarian at the J.N. Desmarais Library, Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario (a founding member of Project Conifer)