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April 7, 2021 - 1:55pm

We want to hear from you! What are your questions about Aspen Discovery?

Please send your questions in this brief survey , and register to...

April 2, 2021 - 8:38am

Two additional online courses designed for self-paced learning with interactive exercises have been launched. These are great introductory courses for new staff, as well as reminders and reinforcement for anyone involved in cataloging and circulation.

Thanks to Claudia Nickson,...

March 17, 2021 - 8:48am

Our Bibliographic Services team is planning a round of serials data cleanup over the next few months. We want to target item, MARC holdings, and serial control records that are no longer being used. Outdated item and MARC holdings records both present misleading availability to our patrons....

March 17, 2021 - 7:23am

Many SWAN libraries have requested a limited or restricted user profile to assist their communities in offering library services to the housing insecure. A universal user profile, LIMITEDUSE, is available to ensure consistent services for these patrons.

LIMITEDUSE User Profile

This...

March 16, 2021 - 3:24pm

SWAN’s OCLC holdings are now up-to-date, and we are back on our monthly cycle.

With the migration of our three new libraries last fall, we used the SWAN-developed OCLC Holdings Manager (OHM) and the OCLC WorldShare Management tools to perform a reclamation of their holdings. This...

March 14, 2021 - 11:28am

More opportunities to connect, share, and learn have been added to the SWAN calendar. Register on L2. By registering in advance on L2, we can reach out before the sessions to target specific questions and topics of interest.

Office Hours

Open office hours are informal and intended to...

March 4, 2021 - 1:12pm

On March 2, 2021, Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that they would stop publishing and licensing 6 titles.

And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street If I Ran the Zoo McElligot's Pool On Beyond Zebra!...
January 28, 2021 - 10:29am

The agenda for the meeting on Feb 4 is available. No registration is necessary.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 -

9:30am to 12:00pm

GoToMeeting

Please...

January 28, 2021 - 9:55am

Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning Subscribers:

In the upcoming months, Lynda.com will be migrating active subscriptions to the new LinkedIn Learning platform. LinkedIn has informed us that the setup process for the new interface is self-service and must be performed by library staff for each...

January 21, 2021 - 8:57am

The Cataloging Users meeting will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, February 4th, from 9:30 to 12:00.

It will depend on the agenda if the meeting will last 2.5 hrs ; however, I will be available for the full duration if need be.

Please submit topic ideas for the agenda...

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