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November 23, 2020 - 9:40am

You can now view library services status on an interactive map to see the services your neighboring libraries offer at-a-glance.

Please...Read more



November 21, 2020 - 11:07am

The scheduled BLUEcloud Analytics upgrade for all North American clusters is not yet complete. This means that BLUEcloud Analytics is unavailable until the system upgrade has finished.

During this upgrade process, if you access BLUEcloud Analytics, you will see a message "503 Service...Read more



November 13, 2020 - 4:42pm

We know that libraries are facing the difficult decision of reverting to curbside-only service or closing entirely. Please let us know if your library has any changes in service by completing the Status Update...Read more



November 11, 2020 - 1:27pm

----------Update on 12/05/2020 - 22:00----------

Our scheduled database maintenance has concluded successfully!

All impacted services are back online and available for use. Please login to WorkFlows normally at your earliest convenience and begin work ONLINE Sunday 12/6....Read more



November 11, 2020 - 11:40am

SWAN and Cataloging Advisory have made the decision to discontinue the practice of using date ranges in Serials call numbers, starting with the issues dated January 1, 2021 and beyond. Instead, only transcribe the first date in the range.

We made this decision in an effort to simplify...Read more



November 9, 2020 - 3:57pm

We're looking for interested library staff who would like to join Cataloging Advisory this January.

Cataloging Advisory is a group that discusses and advises SWAN staff on cataloging and serials topics including standards and practices, catalog quality, and workflow. We meet 6 times per...Read more



November 5, 2020 - 7:21am

We are excited to announce that we will begin a pilot phase of the Aspen Discovery platform, beginning December 2020 and running through May 2021. This is an opportunity for your library to have a voice in decisions on the...Read more



October 29, 2020 - 8:59am

We are excited to launch our first online self-paced training courses for staff. Thanks to Claudia Nickson and Crystal Vela for developing these courses and leading SWAN's efforts to create resources to support staff learning.

These courses are intended as starting points for new staff,...Read more



October 27, 2020 - 1:28pm

Mark your calendars! Unique's Curbside Communicator tool is scheduled for an upgrade during the evening hours of Sunday, November 8th beginning at 6:00 p.m. The new version will be live first thing on Monday, November 9th.

This upgrade consists mostly of backend/system updates to fix...Read more



October 15, 2020 - 9:54am

Update on November 5, 2020 at 6:45 A.M.

The Web Services upgrade has concluded successfully and required less than one hour of downtime.

If you encounter any issues with 3rd party tools integrated over Symphony Web Services, please let us know. Tools potentially impacted include...Read more



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