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Migrating to Sierra - Laundry list

Hello all - I'm trying to build a laundry list of issues I'll have to deal with in our upcoming migration to Sierra. We haven't yet placed our order, so I don't have a migration team to address these questions to, but I thought I'd start brainstormi...
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Not receiving Forum emails as of October 10

Hi! I have not received any Forum emails since October 10 (that's the last one I received). Is anyone else having this problem? Is there anyway I can add a few other email addresses to my subscription to test to see if blacklisting is the culprit he...
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Coming soon: New IUG Website!

I'm excited to share that we've made great progress on a new website for IUG. In fact, we're in the home stretch! We are hoping to go live with the new site on April 1 (I know, I know, we're asking for trouble on April Fool's Day...). In order to...
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Idea Lab Challenges Update

The Innovative Product Team invites you to participate in the Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge, running through March 27. This challenge has been pre-seeded with ideas previously submitted by IUG members via Idea Lab and/or were past...
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Position opening: UC Berkeley - Metadata Analyst

Colleagues, The UC Berkeley Library invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Metadata Analyst. For complete details, please see: https://las.lib.berkeley.edu/lhrd/jobs/staff-jobs/metadata-analyst-6268u-26424 Metadata Analys...
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Health and Human Services Librarian @UNCW

Randall Library at UNCW has an opening for a Health and Human Services Librarian. https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/13827 mueths@uncw.edu...
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IUG 2019 Early bird registration deadline extended through March 26

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. --Douglas Adams If you like that whooshing noise, you'll have to wait a few more days. To help out those of you who have been on spring break, swamped with work, or just genera...
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IUG Hackathon 2019

I will attend IUG this year, and am interested in participating in the hackathon. This would be my first time participating and I don't have a team; will there be an opportunity to create or join a team at the event? I have moderate experience with P...
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order details in Sierra summary display (search/holds & catalog functions)

Hello, I understand that Libraries cannot customize the description and summary metadata that appears in the search/holds & catalogue function search results (the non-compact browse views). That said, can anyone share how they manage the Or...
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4 Reference Librarians Positions Available at Prairie View A&M University

The John B. Coleman Library has 4 Librarian Positions available. Click on the link below for more information. (a) Librarian I Reference and Instruction (3 positions) Positions are open from 3/6/2019 and will close on 3/27/2019 https://tamus.wd1...
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Law Libraries working with APIs?

Hello! Is there anyone from a law library who will be attending the AALL annual meeting in DC this summer (or who lives/works in the DC area) who would be interested in presenting on a panel about APIs? I am coordinating a deep dive session on API...
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Executive Director Search - Deadline Extended

The Minuteman Library Network, in Natick, Massachusetts, is seeking an Executive Director due to an upcoming retirement. This is a rare opportunity to lead an innovative, collaborative, future facing, membership-driven library network in the Metrowes...
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Idea lab Challenges coming soon!

The IUG Enhancements and Innovative Products Teams are pleased to announce two timed challenges launching next week! The Polaris Potluck Challenge and the Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge will run concurrently from March 13 – 27. Each...
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New Idea Lab Challenges - next week!

The IUG Enhancements and Innovative Products Teams are pleased to announce two timed challenges launching next week! The Polaris Potluck Challenge and the Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge will run concurrently from March 13 – 27. E...
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IUG 2019 Beacon Award Nominations due tomorrow!

Hi All, The IUG 2019 Beacon Award nomination closing date of March 8 is tomorrow! Each year at IUG the Beacon Award is given to honor an IUG member who shows exceptional service to the IUG community through presentations, collaborations, sage adv...
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Programming a barcode scanner

We purchased a couple refurbished barcode scanners - Symbol LS4278. I have a manual, but I don't know which codes to use to program it for Sierra. Does anyone have any advice? I can't find any documentation on the Innovative portal site. Thanks f...
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Making variable length fields in a bib record in the webpac display an image

Hi All, I have some bib records in our webpac for which I want to make an image display in bib_display. I can’t use global options like BIBIMAGE, etc because it’s only a selection of records involved. I don’t want to use Pathfinder b...
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Google Sheets and automatic data population with Create Lists query

Free Software Share! There is a pretty basic workflow that most of use are familiar with in Sierra: First, work in Create Lists refining your search criteria until you have a data set you like. Second, export that data to .CSV file on your Desktop...
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Birds of Feather Session Reminder

Hi, Don't forget it is time to submit Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions for IUG 2019. Birds of a Feather sessions are a way to carve out a time to get together with like-minded people and draw on the expertise of your colleagues from around the worl...
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Spine label template using spaces in call number to identify elements

Hi All, We have tricky (crazy) call numbers for scores for percussion e.g. PB 17C FIN TRI.1, to print as PB 17C FIN TRI.1 I wondered if we could use Java expressions to identify chunks of data according to the position a...


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