February 5, 2018 - 1:17pm

Custom item notes have been added to provide circulation counts on an annual basis. These counts have been pulled for 2015 (post migration), 2016, and 2017.  To populate this information, transaction logs were scanned to tabulate the numbers. You may notice the following item notes:

February 4, 2018 - 10:04am

---Resolved at 11:20am on 2/4---

Good news, everyone –

The long-running report concluded around 11:20 this morning, and so all normal morning reports are now running to catch up. We should be back on the regular Sunday schedule within just a few hours.

Thanks again for your... Read more

January 26, 2018 - 9:50am

***Update on February 16th: Upgrade Postponed***

SWAN Member Library Staff:

In the last week, we encountered a performance issue impacting our test instances of the upgraded Symphony server. This performance issue has caused all database rebuild processing to run up to ten times... Read more

January 25, 2018 - 4:04pm

SWAN is preparing for the 2018 Patron Record Purge. See the documentation for further information and instructions on how to proceed.Read more

January 23, 2018 - 8:36am

SWAN Member Library and Information Technology Staff:

Last night, we ran a rebuild of our database index to resolve the indexing issues that occurred on 1/23.

Any and all missing titles or 'heading keys need indexing' errors should be cleared up as of this morning.

All SWAN... Read more

January 20, 2018 - 11:41am

*Resolved on 1/21 at 11pm*

SWAN Member Library Staff:

Following a successful database index rebuild last night, the indexing issue appears to be resolved. If you continue to encounter problematic records today, please email ... Read more

January 15, 2018 - 7:25pm

***Update at 4:30pm on 1/16***

We received confirmation today from SirsiDynix that this maintenance will occur after 10pm central, so the impact to our libraries will be minimal. 


***Original Posting on 1/15***

SWAN Member Library Staff:

Please be aware,... Read more

January 9, 2018 - 2:38pm

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SWAN Member Library Staff:

The SWAN IT Team is excited to officially announce the next hardware migration for the SWAN server infrastructure!

Click "Read... Read more

January 8, 2018 - 9:12am

SWAN Member Library Staff:

Last night, a rebuild was completed on the user database, which was then followed up by a successful ADUUser report (Add, Delete, Update).


This should resolve any and all of the unexpected user behavior that was encountered yesterday.

If... Read more

January 5, 2018 - 6:46pm

Current and Future SWAN Libraries—

The second New 19 Migration Q&A session is Wednesday morning at RAILS Burr Ridge, from 9:30-12:30. The attached documents include the agenda, presentation slides, and the updated FAQ document. The questions included in the FAQ encompass those fielded... Read more