September 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

We have implemented User Category 11 in patron records to represent Hold Pickup Preference. The majority of libraries will not use this category and can simply ignore the field.

For libraries who have a Drive-up window at your library, this provides a means to identify their preference.... Read more

September 12, 2018 - 6:34am

SWAN Member Library Staff: 

We are currently encountering a long-running overnight maintenance report, ADUText, that is impacting this morning’s report scheduling.  This report has run into the time allotted for other maintenance processing, and so we are unable to run other user and... Read more

September 11, 2018 - 7:23am

September 11, 2018 - 7:03am

On July 10th, we introduced a new version of the Clean Hold Shelf report which includes the patron barcode. Unfortunately, this version of the report has introduced a processing problem since only the Owning Library is displayed. We are working with SirsiDynix on resolving the report error to... Read more

September 10, 2018 - 5:09pm

Deadline – Update Patron Records by end of day September 16, 2018

Public libraries have been subscribed to the three reports listed below and should have received them via email. If you have not yet received your cleanup reports please open a ticket by sending an email to... Read more

September 10, 2018 - 1:57pm

**Please route to appropriate staff.**

After much discussion with the Cataloging Advisory and Serial Users Groups, SWAN is implementing a change to call number standards for serial publications. Consumer and trade/B2B publications will no longer include... Read more

September 7, 2018 - 3:32pm

Update 09/07/2018: SirsiDynix has a patch for this issue, and we have scheduled an upgrade for Thursday, September 20th. We will release an update with more details about down time.

The On-Order section is not displaying in the item detail display in Enterprise. In addition, the Holdings... Read more

September 7, 2018 - 1:30pm

The September 6, 2018 Quarterly meeting packet and presentation slides are available for your perusal. The meeting yesterday included an update on the following:

Green Hills Public Library District Recommendation & Vote:... Read more

August 31, 2018 - 3:45pm

To help manage BLUEcloud Analytics subscriptions, reports, and collaboration within your library, we have created an account for each SWAN member library.  You no longer need to request an account for each staff member who needs to access BLUEcloud Analytics.

The syntax for this library... Read more

August 27, 2018 - 11:21am

On rare occasions, barcode prefixes used by one of our SWAN libraries may also be used by a library outside of SWAN.  The Illinois Library Barcode Prefixes table... Read more