June 15, 2020 - 4:47pm

SWAN staff are working with EBSCO to have your EBSCO database packages ready to go live July 8th. 

This includes:

  • Authentication through OpenAthens
  • Links ready to add to your library website
  • Integration with Enterprise and Article Search
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June 12, 2020 - 11:18am

As a reminder, RAILS Delivery will be resuming. On the RAILS COVID page, under Latest News, two documents provide detailed instructions and an FAQ on delivery.

June 11, 2020 - 2:31pm

Based on discussion at our Tuesday Fireside/Poolside Chat on June 9th and the announcement provided by the Illinois State Library via their E-news on June 8th, it is important that we hear from all SWAN Library Directors. ... Read more

June 10, 2020 - 5:40pm

Due to recent feedback from member libraries regarding patron confusion over returned material SWAN has implemented the following changes to overdue notices effective immediately:

  • Email, text and phone 1st overdue notices will be generated at 14 days overdue instead of 7. This will
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June 4, 2020 - 12:29pm

The next Acquisitions Users Meeting will take place Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. You can find the agenda on the Meetings & Documents page of the SWAN support site. If you have not already done so,... Read more

June 2, 2020 - 3:31pm

The voting remains open but the SWAN AP is calling the approval vote: 70 votes in favor of admitting the libraries, 0 against. Congratulations to the incoming new libraries and thank you to everyone who participated!Read more

June 1, 2020 - 3:45pm

The June Quarterly agenda and packet is posted for the meeting on Thursday, June 4th at 10 a.m.

This meeting will largely be an opportunity for library directors/administrators... Read more

June 1, 2020 - 2:57pm

The next Acquisitions Users meeting will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, June 11 from 9:30 to 12:00. Please submit topic ideas to or

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June 1, 2020 - 10:53am

The agenda for the June 4th GoToMeeting is available. Please register via L2:  

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May 29, 2020 - 2:34pm

As shared in the Fireside Chat on Tuesday, May 26th, autorenewal, courtesy, and overdue notices to patrons will resume on Monday, June 1st. This resumption of notices is necessary to accommodate the majority of libraries that will be open in some service capacity.

We have extended due... Read more