January 13, 2020 - 10:18am

In an effort to better organize library closings and provide consistent communication on these closings, we ask that libraries report their library closings on the RAILS website. Those closings will be shared to the SWAN membership through our centralized listing of... Read more

January 7, 2020 - 2:20pm

The first SWAN Cataloging Users meeting will take place on Thursday, February 6th, from 9:30 to 12:00 at the Villa Park Public Library.

Please submit topic ideas for the agenda to We will send out the agenda a week... Read more

January 2, 2020 - 11:38am

Following the most recent Enterprise upgrade, we received some feedback about how on order items, display items, and checked out items display in the catalog. We've made a few tweaks to the display to address these concerns.

On order items

If your library creates on order items,... Read more

December 20, 2019 - 3:16pm

--Concluded Successfully on 2020/01/16 at 7am--

Essential overnight maintenance reports have concluded, so we’ve reenabled the VPN connections to your libraries. You’re free to login to the Symphony/WorkFlows server immediately (Offline mode is no longer necessary).... Read more

December 16, 2019 - 9:44am

Concluded successfully on 12/18 at 6am

Our upgrade to Enterprise 5.0.1 has completed without issues. Although SWAN's testing of features will continue into the morning, all Enterprise Catalog library profiles and features are fully functional and available now. 

For a... Read more

December 12, 2019 - 9:44am

The SWAN 2020 meetings and training events (through June 2020) have been posted on L2. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year both in person and online!

For a complete list of SWAN meetings and events, you can use the L2 tag "SWAN2020" - ... Read more

December 9, 2019 - 3:06pm

REMINDER: January 2

The deadline for submitting tickets for criteria to include additional records in the purge is tomorrow, January 3, 2020. The Getting Ready for Patron Record Purge webinar was recorded, you can view the... Read more

December 9, 2019 - 10:07am

The Clarity Task Force presented at the SWAN Quarterly meeting last week. This membership group is seeking feedback on the written report. This membership group is seeking feedback on the written report it issued mid-... Read more

November 21, 2019 - 4:12pm

SWAN staff will be attending our annual retreat with Illinois library consortium at the Joliet Junior College tomorrow, Friday, November 22nd. We will have staff assigned to monitor our systems and respond to emergencies. Due to the lite support, most submitted helpdesk tickets will have... Read more

November 19, 2019 - 12:49pm

The notes for last week's Cataloging Advisory Group meeting are available on the Meetings & Documents page. During the meeting, we discussed the outlook of cataloging meetings in 2020. Part of this includes... Read more