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October 25, 2018

Georgia Public Library Service. Georgia Public Library Service launches new website and logo. The newly redesigned website of the Georgia Public Library Service is now live at www.georgialibraries.org. The website incorporates new branding for Georgia Public Library Service, including a logo that represents the role of public libraries as welcoming, innovative and fun places to achieve your goals. [Full Announcement].

December 12, 2007

Georgia Public Library Service. Georgia Public Library Service wins Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has named the Georgia Public Library Service as one of 10 recipients of the second annual Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration. The $50,000 grant recognizes GPLS for the development and release of the Evergreen open-source library automation system. [Full Announcement].

August 21, 2006

Georgia Public Library Service. Georgia's 252 PINES public libraries preparing debut of Evergreen software, Web-based catalog. The Georgia Public Library Service will debut its new Evergreen software on September 5, 2006, along with a new, Web-based PINES catalog featuring book covers, reviews, tables of contents and a variety of easy-to-use searches that will allow library users to locate materials quickly and efficiently throughout the system. [Full Announcement].

June 05, 2004

Georgia Public Library Service. Georgia PINES announces ILS strategy. Georgia State Librarian Lamar Veatch announced that the Georgia Public Library Service will not renew its contract Sirsi Corporation beyond 2006 and is embarking on an Open Source development effort to create a library automation system for the PINES consortium of 249 libraries. [Full Announcement].