News

August 2, 2018 - 11:13am

Current checkouts in Enterprise, under the My Accounts tab, will now display the item barcode.

Previously, checkouts only displayed call numbers. Some items--such as kits, games, and tote bags--do not have unique call numbers. Patrons who checked out multiples of these types of items didn... Read more

July 31, 2018 - 11:41am

The ILA Board voted unanimously to approve Kate Boyle’s nomination as an ILA Luminary. SWAN’s Executive Director, Aaron Skog, submitted the nomination letter on behalf of our SWAN membership.

Our next step in honoring Kate is to request donations in her name to support the ILA Endowment.... Read more

July 31, 2018 - 8:51am

SWAN is working on a new support website for our members. We would like your help to improve the menus, labels, and structure of the site through a card sort. The card sort is online, and it should take about 15 minutes. You will be given several terms and topics, and you will sort them into... Read more

July 30, 2018 - 10:44am

Patron records must have accurate entries to ensure our Quarterly Billing and Custom Long overdue Report (CLR) for Reciprocal Borrowing and Interlibrary Loan transactions work correctly. In order to achieve this, we will be sending out Patron Cleanup reports on the 15th of every month... Read more

July 29, 2018 - 9:04am

SWAN Member Library Staff:

Please be aware, this morning we’re contending with a long-running maintenance report that is currently delaying all regularly scheduled reports. This particular maintenance report is responsible for processing item additions, updates, and deletions. As this... Read more

July 27, 2018 - 12:49pm

The Cataloging Advisory meeting scheduled for August 23rd at RAILS will start at 9:30 AM instead of 10:00 AM.  This is to accommodate a joint-discussion with the Serials Users Group.  This announcement serves as invitation to the Serials User Group members to attend this August... Read more

July 24, 2018 - 5:42pm

As a reminder, some changes will be rolled out to Enterprise profiles Wednesday, July 25th:

  • Contact and hours links will appear in your 'Library Information' dropdown menu, so they're available to patrons even from search results
  • Library hours information will move to the
  • ... Read more
July 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

New 19 Member Library Staff:

Please be aware, SirsiDynix has begun the process of terminating Enterprise services for the previous LINC/MAGIC patron catalogs. As these catalogs no longer reference your current SWAN data, this should not pose a problem, but it’s helpful to note in the... Read more

July 18, 2018 - 10:55am

SWAN is creating a 5-year strategic plan for the organization. Two membership "town hall" meetings will take place. These will be facilitated by Constulting Within Reach. We invite you all to register, attend, and share your thoughts on library trends, community needs, and what you think SWAN... Read more

July 16, 2018 - 4:42pm

As was reported at the last SWAN Circulation Users Group we are moving forward with the rescheduling of notices. In the past we had to separate the individual SMS and Email notice reports alphabetically to ensure the phone carriers and email servers did not block our notices. Last Tuesday we... Read more

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