June 14, 2019 - 8:46am

The second half of 2019 is going to have a lot of interesting training for library staff. We are providing sessions online, hands-on, or as open labs depending on the training content. The listing of classes can be found on our SWAN support site under ... Read more

June 6, 2019 - 8:45am

SWAN has created a BLUEcloud Analytics (BCA) report for last copy items that have holds on them and are checked out to a MISSING or DISCARD user. This report will tell you if any of your patrons have holds on an item that is both the last copy in SWAN... Read more

May 31, 2019 - 7:32am

The reindexing report has concluded. This report has resolved the issues that occurred as a result of our overnight processing.
This morning’s bibliographic/item editing freeze has been lifted. All normal cataloging activities may resume at this time.\

While the report has resolved... Read more

May 28, 2019 - 3:01pm

SWAN Member Libraries & Circulation Staff:

SWAN is happy to announce that the transit label generator is ready for general usage.  Thank you to everyone who tested the tool during the pilot phase and provided... Read more

May 23, 2019 - 7:42am

Please welcome these directors to the SWAN Board.

Dawn Bussey, Director, Glen Ellyn Public Library
Jane Jenkins, Director, Green Hills Public Library District
Robin Wagner, Director, South Holland Public Library

Thank you everyone that participated!Read more

May 21, 2019 - 12:56pm

Many libraries have reported receiving the annual letter from the Illinois State Library regarding renewal of OCLC services.

All SWAN libraries participate in OCLC and are required to sign the ILLINET/OCLC Services Program Member Agreement Fiscal Year 2020.

This outline provides... Read more

May 21, 2019 - 11:51am

SWAN Member Library Staff:

After extensive testing, we’ve determined that we will not be able to run the 2018 Checkout Counter Reset as previously anticipated; therefore the CKOS_2018 statistic will not be viewable as an Extended Information item field this year. Item checkout/renewal... Read more

May 3, 2019 - 12:17pm

2019-05-news-mobile-app.pngSWAN staff received access to the test instances of the BLUEcloud mobile app on April 25th.... Read more

May 2, 2019 - 12:57pm

The SWAN Cataloging Advisory Group and Acquisitions User Group are having a joint meeting one week from today on May 9th. It will take place at the RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room. We hope you can join us.

The agenda is posted under both groups on our... Read more

April 29, 2019 - 9:21am

The five individuals below are the slate of candidates for the three seats on the SWAN Board. The online election will run Monday, April 29 and end Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m.

David Sieffert, Director Bensenville Community Public Library District

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