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... Read more

January 20, 2021 - 11:27am

SirsiDynix will be performing planned maintenance on the Enterprise catalog server on Wednesday, January 27th at 11:00 p.m. This maintenance will require downtime throughout the process and is expected to take no longer than a half hour, so the impact will be minimal. We'll be posting a banner... Read more

December 23, 2020 - 2:38pm

Recently, there has been an increase on holds not being trapped or “getting stuck” on certain call numbers.  

This seems to be related to book call numbers having the |z analytic.     

The |z analytic must be used in call numbers only for records with multi volume items... Read more

December 21, 2020 - 1:27pm

We have received a few inquiries into the annual process of purging expired and inactive patron records. As many know, this process is generally scheduled each January.

During restricted service due to the pandemic, we will be postponing this timeline until libraries are fully open.... Read more

December 20, 2020 - 7:48pm

If you have not yet completed your ILLINET Traffic Survey FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), refer to our ILLINET Traffic Survey documentation which includes links to the survey tools. A... Read more

December 16, 2020 - 2:58pm

At the end of December, we will be retiring the SWANTech and SWANCirc email user group lists. Announcement and discussion emails will no longer be dispatched through these lists and we will rely on the following alternatives:

December 8, 2020 - 2:07pm

Data migration of bibliographic/item records was completed over the weekend for our 3 newest members: Glenside Public Library District (GSD), Roselle Public Library District (ROD), and Warrenville Public Library District (WVD). The complete bibliographic database was rebuilt/reindexed with an... Read more

November 23, 2020 - 9:40am

You can now view library services status on an interactive map to see the services your neighboring libraries offer at-a-glance.

Please... Read more

November 21, 2020 - 11:07am

The scheduled BLUEcloud Analytics upgrade for all North American clusters is not yet complete. This means that BLUEcloud Analytics is unavailable until the system upgrade has finished.

During this upgrade process, if you access BLUEcloud Analytics, you will see a message "503 Service... Read more

November 13, 2020 - 4:42pm

We know that libraries are facing the difficult decision of reverting to curbside-only service or closing entirely. Please let us know if your library has any changes in service by completing the Status Update... Read more