September 16, 2020 - 1:11pm

As outlined in Fireside/Poolside meetings through the summer, we are at the point where the vast majority of libraries have returned to resource sharing. For libraries that have enabled resource sharing, this will be extended to non-SWAN reciprocal borrowers starting Thursday, September 17th. ... Read more

September 15, 2020 - 12:59pm

To accommodate the 7-day quarantine period, all daily grace periods have been updated across SWAN to the following:

  • 0 day grace - updated to 7 day grace
  • 3 day grace - updated to 8 day grace
  • hourly grace periods - not modified

Grace periods impact... Read more

September 11, 2020 - 8:25am

All SWAN user meetings and events are posted within the Meetings & Documents page. Look for the meeting/group you are interested in and follow the link for the date of the event. That will provide details on... Read more

September 9, 2020 - 10:41am

The Cataloging Users meeting will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, October 1st, from 9:30 to 12:00.

It will depend on the agenda if the meeting will last 2.5 hrs ; however, I will be available for the full duration if need be.

Please submit topic ideas for the agenda or... Read more

September 2, 2020 - 2:53pm

Good afternoon member libraries,

As a reminder, Pick Up Anywhere will be re-enabled in Enterprise and the BLUEcloud Mobile app starting Wednesday, September 9th. Pick Up Anywhere allows patrons to place holds for pickup at any participating library.

Before Tuesday, Sept.... Read more

September 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Duplicate Title Wizard that used to be located under the Titles group has been moved to the Special group. 

The change was based on recent accidental duplication of full records. As a reminder, the Duplicate Title wizard must be used to duplicate templates or pre-cats only; never use... Read more

August 31, 2020 - 11:03am

At the membership meeting on Friday, August 28th, attendees expressed a desire for SWAN to gather information on how fellow member libraries are handling quarantining of material. The survey can be found from the button link below. Please submit one per library, and we ask that if your library... Read more

August 27, 2020 - 9:40am

The  Weeklies 2021 list has been posted to the support site. The serial controls can be transferred to the new records once 2020 issues are no longer expected. 

See ... Read more

August 27, 2020 - 9:27am

Libraries using the recommended Fine Free and Fine Free For Now circulation policies currently block patrons with any items overdue at 14 days. As mentioned in the online forums, and based on immediate feedback, this time period was changed on Wednesday, 8/26 to block at 21 days. Libraries... Read more

August 27, 2020 - 7:13am

RAILS delivery quarantine extended to 7-days, starting 8/31

With the announcement yesterday that RAILS will be going to a required 7-day quarantine period for items prior to delivery pick-up, we know members have questions about what this means in terms of processing and patron... Read more