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March 4, 2021 - 1:12pm

On March 2, 2021, Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that they would stop publishing and licensing 6 titles.

And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street If I Ran the Zoo McElligot's Pool On Beyond Zebra!...Read more

January 28, 2021 - 10:29am

The agenda for the meeting on Feb 4 is available. No registration is necessary.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 -

9:30am to 12:00pm

GoToMeeting

Please...Read more



January 28, 2021 - 9:55am

Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning Subscribers:

In the upcoming months, Lynda.com will be migrating active subscriptions to the new LinkedIn Learning platform. LinkedIn has informed us that the setup process for the new interface is self-service and must be performed by library staff for each...Read more



January 21, 2021 - 8:57am

The Cataloging Users meeting will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, February 4th, 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...Read more



January 20, 2021 - 11:27am

SirsiDynix will be performing planned maintenance on the Enterprise catalog server on Wednesday, January 27th at 11:00 p.m. This maintenance will require downtime throughout the process and is expected to take no longer than a half hour, so the impact will be minimal. We'll be posting a banner...Read more



December 23, 2020 - 2:38pm

Recently, there has been an increase on holds not being trapped or “getting stuck” on certain call numbers.

This seems to be related to book call numbers having the |z analytic.

The |z analytic must be used in call numbers only for records with multi volume items and serials...Read more



December 21, 2020 - 1:27pm

We have received a few inquiries into the annual process of purging expired and inactive patron records. As many know, this process is generally scheduled each January.

During restricted service due to the pandemic, we will be postponing this timeline until libraries are fully open....Read more



December 20, 2020 - 7:48pm

If you have not yet completed your ILLINET Traffic Survey FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), refer to our ILLINET Traffic Survey documentation which includes links to the survey tools. A...Read more



December 16, 2020 - 2:58pm

At the end of December, we will be retiring the SWANTech and SWANCirc email user group lists. Announcement and discussion emails will no longer be dispatched through these lists and we will rely on the following alternatives:

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December 8, 2020 - 2:07pm

Data migration of bibliographic/item records was completed over the weekend for our 3 newest members: Glenside Public Library District (GSD), Roselle Public Library District (ROD), and Warrenville Public Library District (WVD). The complete bibliographic database was rebuilt/reindexed with an...Read more



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