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Technology Users Group

The Technology Users Group represents all things related to Information Technology, and meets biannually to discuss emerging trends in library Information Technology and IT projects as they relate to the SWAN membership. SWANTech encourages participation by all library IT staff and contractors.

Chair: Steven Schlewitt, Information Technology Manager

SWAN Tech Meeting Agendas & Documents 

2018 Meeting Dates: March 29th, September 20th

Who Should Use SWAN Tech, the Technology Users Group for SWAN?

Welcome to the SWAN Tech website. This portion of the SWAN website is intended for SWAN library IT staff or contracted IT staff to use in conjunction or outside of the SWAN Member's Only website. Special access using a special user login and password is available through the SWAN Director's login.

SWAN Tech Email List

Available to SWAN member libraries to sign-up their IT or contracted technology staff to receive emails from SWAN related to upgrades and network issues. Subscriptions to the list require approval from SWAN staff. The list is unmoderated and can be used for discussion among the list members.

http://list.railslibraries.info/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/swantech

 

Software Downloads

SWAN has a section dedicated to software your library might need when setting up new computer workstations or rebuilding an existing one.

This section requires either a SWAN Tech password or a Member's Only (L2 account) login and password.

 

Technology Presentations

This area is an archive of presentations from the SWAN Technology Users Group.

 

Network Change Memos & Documents

The SWAN network will undergo changes starting in August 2013. Information pertaining to these changes is listed below.

Network Change Memo #1: Overview of Network Change Project

Network Change Memo #2: SWAN Millennium Installer Using Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDN)

Network Change Memo #3: Email List Migration to swanlibraries.net domain

Network Change Memo #4: New SWAN Website URLs

Network Change Memo #5: Member Library Email Aliases

Network Change Memo #6: 3rd Party Vendor Access

            Updated List of Vendors

Network Change Memo #7: Network Migration Open Forum Event

            Link to recorded forum: https://www.fuzemeeting.com/replay_meeting/86f920c1/5920455 (Meeting begins at 11-minute mark)

Network Change Memo #8: SWAN Server FQDN Migration

Network Change Memo #9: IP Migration Readiness

Network Change Memo #10: SWAN Server IP Address Migration

            Documentation for Envisionware PC-Reservation IP Update

 

Baker & Taylor Axis 360 (eRead Illinois Project) Memos and Documents

Axis360/eRead Illinois Member Account Setup Form (For use only with SWAN Member Libraries)

Axis360/eRead Illinois SWAN Integration Memo

 

 

Instructions & Presentations

SWAN RFID Workshop Presentation, PowerPoint by Steven Schlewitt, presented at the SWANtech RFID workshop on 8/20/14

SWAN Update on Activites, PowerPoint by Aaron Skog, presented at the SWAN Tech Users Group on 5/8/13

Credit Card Transactions at the Circulation Desk, PowerPoint by Jessica Nawrocki, Head of Circulation, Frankfort Public Library presented at the SWAN Tech Users Group on 5/8/13

Matteson Public Library 3d printer program, by Andy Murgas, Head of Computer Services, Matteson Public Library, discussed at the SWAN Tech Users Group on 5/8/13

ILS Server Migration & Update on SWAN Activities PDF of PowerPoint by Aaron Skog, presented at SWAN Tech Users Group on 2/19/13

Mobile Library Service PDF of PowerPoint by Dan Graham Jr, presented at SWAN Tech Users Group on 7/19/12

Social Media PDF of PowerPoint by Dan Graham Jr, presented at SWAN Tech Users Group on 4/19/12

Sonicwal GMS for SWAN Member Libaries: PDF of PowerPoint from SWAN Tech Users Group on 6/9/11.

Overview of Cloud Computing: PDF of PowerPoint from SWAN Tech Users Group on 6/9/11.

Global VPN: PDF of PowerPoint presentation from SWAN Tech Users Group on 9/23/10

Digial Signature Pad Topaz Multilanguage Responsibility: PDF of PowerPoint presentation from SWAN Tech Users Group on 6/24/10.