News

October 8, 2021 - 1:03pm

Kanopy billed libraries incorrectly for the first month of the SWAN discount. The 5% discount wasn't applied for September.

Kanopy states: "They are working through a technical issue and libraries will be notified directly from our customer support team by the end of the month,...Read more



October 8, 2021 - 11:48am

The Aspen Discovery 21.13 release goes live on Tuesday, October 12th. This is a smaller release that includes bug fixes and improvements to indexing speeds.

Notable enhancements include:

Improvements to how copies and holds counts are displayed for Overdrive titles Ability to add...Read more

October 4, 2021 - 3:43pm

Unfortunately, fines payment will not be available in the Aspen catalog for the Cohort 1 libraries' go-live dates. Though the ProPay integration development for Aspen is complete, unexpected delays from ProPay are preventing implementation. SWAN is working hard to investigate every option to...Read more



October 4, 2021 - 9:21am

Get ready! The first cohort of libraries will go live on Aspen starting October 18th. Here is what you can expect on your go-live day.

SWAN tasks

SWAN will complete the following tasks on your go-live day:

Remove the "beta catalog" badge in Aspen Add...Read more

October 1, 2021 - 12:02pm

The last Cataloging Users meeting of the year will be held on Thursday, Oct 7, 9:30-11 a.m.

Please see the agenda and how to access the meeting: Cataloging Users.

We hope you will be there!

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September 30, 2021 - 8:45am

RAILS is holding town halls in October and November. Each town hall is two hours long, and they are scheduled at different times to fit a variety of schedules.

You can find a list of town halls and registration information on the RAILS home page at...Read more



September 27, 2021 - 4:05pm

----------- Update on 10/6/2021 at 08:45 ------------

We've come across the following Known Issues. Please see those posts below for details:

Transit Label Generator Producing Incomplete Labels - Resolved

Error...Read more



September 20, 2021 - 8:18am

The Aspen Discovery 21.12 release is live. The highlights of this release include:

Staff with masquerade mode permissions can masquerade as any patron, whether or not the patron has logged into Aspen before Fixes to diacritics displaying in grouped records Ability to display placards based...Read more

September 16, 2021 - 10:12am

If your library wants to get started with Beanstack now, see the document (below) with base pricing for Beanstack Plus, as well as an overview of the service. Through September 30, 2021, an immediate 15% discount is extended to new SWAN libraries joining. You can reach out directly to Lindsey...Read more



September 16, 2021 - 9:03am

To protect patron privacy, a list of the records eligible for removal is accessible from your BLUEcloud Analytics library account (e.g. SWANLIBSXYZ). An email is scheduled to arrive in the library's general mailbox ( xyz@notices.swanlibraries.net...Read more



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