February 17, 2020 - 12:08pm

SWAN has received notice that AtoZ World Travel is undergoing a server migration.

If you use this resource, please email and provide:

  • Your new link to AtoZ World Travel provided by the vendor, World Trade Press
  • ... Read more
February 13, 2020 - 3:57pm

SWAN has recently developed a tool to help us when publications are canceled or indefinitely suspended but there are holds attached to the on-order record.

If you are notified that an ordered item will no longer be available, let SWAN know, and we will investigate and follow up. Using... Read more

February 5, 2020 - 4:27pm

The first meeting of the SWAN Public Services Users Group will be Thursday, February 20th, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM at RAILS Burr Ridge.

This group was created based on requests from the membership for a group that could bring together library staff in any area of public service... Read more

February 5, 2020 - 2:16pm

As a reminder, our SWAN User Group meetings are posted on L2 and tagged with SWAN2020 for easy reference and registration.

Meeting agenda, notes, and any supplemental files are posted on our SWAN Support Site under Meetings... Read more

February 3, 2020 - 3:52pm

The St. Charles Public Library has exciting plans for the future which will impact all of us starting immediately. Beginning in March, 2020, the St. Charles Public Library will be moving to a temporary location while their library undergoes extensive remodeling and construction. St. Charles will... Read more

January 31, 2020 - 12:25pm

Have you ever wondered what your library would be like if it didn’t have any more fines? Do you have questions on how to go fine free, but aren’t sure where to start? If this sounds like you, then this Fine Free Panel Discussion is where you want to be!

Join us on Wednesday, February 19... Read more

January 30, 2020 - 12:07pm

Please see our growing list of training recordings, including last week's Quarterly Billing Overview and today's Circulation Basics

We have revamped the... Read more

January 30, 2020 - 10:56am

The agenda  for the Feb 6th meeting at the Villa Park Public Library is available.  Please register via L2: Read more

January 28, 2020 - 2:14pm

Hello SWAN membership --

With the recent Symphony upgrade came a change to the way bibliographic fixed fields display in Symphony. A new field called "Rec_Status" appears in the upper left-hand corner of the fixed field. It displays a Record Status value from OCLC indicating whether a... Read more

January 28, 2020 - 10:43am

The Transit Label Generator will now process ILL_LIBS transactions

In addition to printing transit labels for items that are in transit between SWAN libraries, the label generator will now process items in transit to ILL_LIBS, including items that are delivered via ILDS. Using the... Read more