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

November 18, 2019 - 12:26pm

The SWAN task force that was formed to provide analysis and recommendations as part of a "shared diagnosis" for the consortium has issued its final report. The report identifies 5 important issues, and in its conclusion makes some "big picture" recommendations for SWAN and its libraries to focus... Read more

November 18, 2019 - 9:01am

OCLC have been in the process of updating their back end systems. The most recent change at OCLC was within the billing section of the systems. As such this notice was sent out.

Here is what you need to know as a SWAN member:

  • SWAN will continue to receive a single invoice for
  • ... Read more
November 15, 2019 - 3:38pm

Start your countdown for a mobile-friendly catalog! The upgrade to Enterprise 5.0.1 will go live on Wednesday, December 18th.

You can register for our member update and Q&A, which will be held online through... Read more

November 15, 2019 - 9:22am

As part of their updates to authentication requirements, Hoopla will require all users to provide their PIN for access to the resource beginning on Tuesday, December 10th. In order to meet their requirements, SWAN will be enabling PIN-based authentication for all member... Read more

November 5, 2019 - 1:40pm

The next SWAN Cataloging Advisory Group and Serial User Group meeting will be a single combined event taking place Thursday, November 14 from 9:30 to 12:00 at the RAIL Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room.

If there are any cataloging or serials topics you'd like to see on the agenda, please e-... Read more

October 24, 2019 - 2:59pm

We wanted to share this online conference opportunity from SirsiDynix. Information and registration details are available at: 

SirsiDynix’s Connections Summit is a free, online... Read more

October 23, 2019 - 9:11am

We are happy to announce the SWAN Book Club Users. This membership networking group is led by member experts Lizzie Matkowski, Downers Grove Public Library and Lauren Maxwell, Geneva Public Library. Please join us for our first meeting on November 6th 9:30-12 at Westmont Public Library. We will... Read more

October 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

Who is ready for 2020?  While we are waiting to confirm location on a few of our 2020 meetings, the SWAN user group meetings have been entered in L2 and listed on our support site. 

October 18, 2019 - 11:21am

We are happy to announce some changes to your Enterprise item detail displays. These are the pages that display after you select an item title from search results.

In the full holdings list for all SWAN libraries, you'll see a green "On Shelf" status for items that are on shelf, and a... Read more