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April 1, 2019 - 7:08am

The self-nominations are in! The five individuals below will be the slate of candidates for the three seats on the SWAN Board. The election will begin Monday, April 29 and end Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m.

David Sieffert, Director Bensenville Community Public Library... Read more

March 22, 2019 - 2:19pm

The deadline for the ILLINET Traffic Survey is March 31, 2019. The FY2018 (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018) data has been pulled together to assist in completing the survey worksheet.

Please see the detailed instructions and links to the composite report, called a dossier, in BLUEcloud ... Read more

March 20, 2019 - 10:14am

The notes for last week's Cataloging Advisory Meeting have been posted on the support site. A large portion of our discussion was about two document drafts: SWAN Core Minimum Cataloging Standards and Fields to Delete in Copy Cataloging. We are looking for more feedback on these drafts through... Read more

March 18, 2019 - 3:20pm

SWAN Expo 2019Save the Date! Friday, August 16, 2019

SWANx19 event planning is underway, but we need your help. The theme for this year's event is a SWAN Expo which... Read more

March 11, 2019 - 12:41pm

The agenda for the Cataloging Advisory Group meeting this Thursday, March 14th, is posted to the Meetings & Documents page of the Support Site. This meeting will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 n. in the... Read more

March 6, 2019 - 10:00am

It is SWAN policy to retain MeSH subject headings, and we want to ensure that these are not being accidentally removed through SmartPort or bibload report overlay.

To all libraries performing bibliographic overlay, please ensure the following:

March 4, 2019 - 12:04pm

We are pleased to announce the creation of 2 Shelf Check Reports for the Custom Longoverdue Report (CLR). We will distribute the reports via SWANcom every Monday, please use the directions in the above link to process the... Read more

March 4, 2019 - 7:45am

We have added workshops to assist libraries in configuration of OCLC WorldCat Discovery and WorldShare ILL, as well as a SWAN Resource Sharing Overview session. We've also created three open lab sessions to consult with libraries who would like hands-on assistance with these services.

You... Read more

February 27, 2019 - 2:04pm

The SWAN Board election will begin with self-nominations for three seats.

The SWAN Board is calling for representation from all member library directors/administrators for our three At-Large positions, terms beginning on 7/1/2019.

  • Self-nominations will  begin Monday, March 4th
  • ... Read more
February 19, 2019 - 4:16pm

The next Cataloging Advisory Group meeting has been postponed from February 21st to March 14th, 2019, 10 a.m., at the RAILS Burr Ridge main meeting room. Please register via L2: Cataloging Advisory Group meeting.... Read more

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