April 4, 2018 - 4:19pm


What a fantastic response to our new Library Calendar Wizard! The wizard is feeling loved, but is a bit overwhelmed. To ensure that everyone gets to use this feature, please make sure to close out of the Library Calendar Wizard when you are... Read more

April 4, 2018 - 2:13pm


We have some exciting updates for you! 

Library Calendar, AKA Days Closed

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SWAN Libraries now have the option to manage their own Library... Read more

April 2, 2018 - 10:38am

SirsiDynix has reported all harvests have completed and BCA information should be up to date. We recommend you wait until the BCA harvest completes tomorrow (after 10 am) before running your reports.


The overnight harvests have not been completed on BCA since Thursday, March 29.... Read more

March 30, 2018 - 5:19pm

***UPDATE*** – Slides attached!


Current and Future SWAN Libraries—

The fourth (and final) New 19 Migration Q&A session is Wednesday, April 4th at RAILS Burr Ridge, from 9:30-12:30. Attached, you will find the agenda for the event, and the FAQ... Read more

March 30, 2018 - 9:13am

UPDATE 2:00 PM - The upgrade is complete, and the 'Forgot My PIN' bug is resolved.

UPDATE 11:15 AM - The upgrade was delayed, and you may experience up to 20 minutes of down time between 11:30 and 12:30 PM

SWAN will be working with SirsiDynix to perform an upgrade of the current... Read more

March 28, 2018 - 10:09am

SWAN Libraries—

The results of the DUX 10-second survey on the Excerpt field label are below. "Keywords" was the winner with 33 votes, and we will update the label this week.

Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing help@... Read more

March 26, 2018 - 4:34pm

As we prepare for the final stages of migrating the New 19 libraries from LINC and MAGIC into SWAN, some considerations for ILL processing are recommended. 

LINC and MAGIC libraries should have suspended making or filling ILL requests to/from SWAN libraries until after migration. This... Read more

March 26, 2018 - 11:54am

SWAN will begin masking patron PINs in Symphony at the start of the day Monday, April... Read more

March 26, 2018 - 6:53am

 We've begun to plan for our 2018 SWANstravaganza Annual Conference and are looking for your ideas for our breakout sessions! If you'd like to present for us or share an idea you have for a topic or panel, please complete the survey below. This year's event will be held on Friday, August... Read more

March 23, 2018 - 1:36pm

Some libraries may need to update their library website's catalog search box code.

The catalog search box code snippet that SirsiDynix provided is not working after the upgrade to Enterprise 5.0. If you are using your own customized search box, and your search box is working as expected,... Read more