December 13, 2021 - 4:09pm

We have identified approximately 6,000 checked out items with due dates of 1/1/2022; we've updated these to 1/3/2022. This issue occurred because many libraries had not updated their Days Closed Calendars with 2022 closed dates.

Documentation for updating your...Read more

December 6, 2021 - 9:53am

The 21.15 release of Aspen will go live in production overnight on December 7th. This release includes several priority requests from SWAN as well as changes to browse categories.

To-Dos If you have customized your browse categories and use sub-categories, you may need to update your...Read more

December 2, 2021 - 9:52am
Do you have archives that you would like to digitize? Do any historical societies in your area have archives to digitize? Are you interested in starting any community driven archives programs? Do you already have digital archives that you would like to make more widely available through Aspen, the...Read more

November 30, 2021 - 11:00am

Your Aspen Administration logins are now available!


Directors should make sure you can access these through the accounts and logins for your library. SWAN will cover the different logins and what they do in...Read more

November 29, 2021 - 7:41am

We are ready to submit patron records for National Change of Address (NCOA) processing in December 2021. Any remaining records from NCOA 2018 that have not been updated (NCOA 2018 note removed) will be excluded from the NCOA 2021 processing. Throughout SWAN, we have approximately 2,500 patron...Read more

November 17, 2021 - 8:43am

SirsiDynix and Overdrive have made changes to the checkout process in Enterprise and BLUEcloud Mobile for Overdrive downloads. Patrons are now redirected to an Overdrive screen to complete the checkout. Aspen is not affected.

We're aware of issues with the checkout process that include...Read more

November 16, 2021 - 4:32pm

If your library participated in Cohort 1 of the Aspen rollout, we'd like to hear how it went for you. Fill out the survey by December 7th.

Your feedback will help SWAN staff prepare and improve the rollout for...Read more

November 9, 2021 - 9:36am

SirsiDynix will be performing planned maintenance of the Enterprise catalog server on Wednesday, November 10th 2021 at 11:15 p.m., which will require downtime throughout the process. The maintenance is expected to take no longer than an hour, so the impact will be minimal. Unless complications...Read more

November 8, 2021 - 12:00am

Last Cataloging Corner of 2021! Here are just a few reminders on local practices, and what’s coming, so we start the new year with a clean catalog:

Consumer Reports Buying Guide & Crain’s Book of Lists

These two titles get their own monographic records every year; they do not get...Read more

November 3, 2021 - 12:16pm

As a part of SWAN's ongoing security initiative, we're pushing new, more secure passwords for the library-generic BLUEcloud Analytics accounts.

Beginning next Wednesday, November 10th, you'll need to login to your library-generic BLUEcloud Analytics account using the new password...Read more