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Welcome to the IUG Forum

The IUG provides a forum where you can discuss things related to Innovative software as well as sharing tips and tricks, files, etc. The forum took the place of the IUG listserv, and it offers the best of both worlds: You can subscribe to the forum b...
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Print templates importing but not previewing

I am creating a new print template for a holdslip. I took one that is working fine and moved some text boxes around and added a new static text box. I can import it into Sierra, but when I try to preview I get the "Failed to preview template: t...
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IUG 2021 Survey Coming Your Way

Hi, The IUG Steering Committee is starting to plan the IUG 2021 conference. We have sent out a survey to as many members as possible to get your input into what we should do next year. PLEASE take the time to answer the survey. We need to know wh...
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MAT TYPE and webpac icons for print records with electronic links in them

P {margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;} Hi All, What do people do when they have print records in the catalogue coded as MAT TYPE 'a' but a link to an ebook version is added? Do they change the MAT TYPE to reflect an eboo...
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Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2020 virtual conference--registration is now open!!

Registration (no cost!) is open for the Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2020 virtual conference, to be held on October 15, 2020, for libraries using Millennium, Sierra, or Polaris library systems. Tentative Agenda: 9:30AM to 12:00P...
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Print Templates printed to Gmail spacing discrepancy

Hello All, I am looking for some advice with print templates that are printed to a gmail email address. When we do this the fields seem to double space themselves causing a bit of unnecessary white space. However if we instead print directly from Si...
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G02 Never Been a Joiner: Sierra SQL for the SQL Challenged

If you want to use Sierra SQL but the word JOIN fills you with despair, then this session is for you. Learn how to use Microsoft Access to build Sierra SQL queries automagically. Using this technique you can build complex SQL queries that actually wo...
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Remote access on new hosted servers?

My library yesterday was migrated to the new hosted server environment that Innovative has put in place. The owners of these servers have much more stringent security measures and it is impossible to access Millennium unless your IP address has been...
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Idea Lab: Challenge Winners and Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, Innovative has announced the winners of the I Want to Do it Myself Challenge: Allow libraries to customize language used for each specific block Idea submitted by Tracy Babiasz Send Automated Email Welcome Message Upon C...
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MAIUG 2020 Virtual Conference

Registration is open for the Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2020 virtual conference, to be held on October 15, 2020, for libraries using Millennium, Sierra, or Polaris library systems. There is no cost to attend the conference. Ten...
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Using Relais with NCIP

P {margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;} Hi All, If anyone is using NCIP with Relais would you mind sharing any process documentation? Thanks so much, Bruce. Bruce Eames | Library Systems Adminis...
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IUG 2021 Program Committee Wants You!

Hello! Even as we start to poke our heads out to see if the world is ready to start moving again, we librarians need to be thinking even FURTHER ahead to IUG 2021! Usually the announcement that the Program Committtee is recruiting start at the ...
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Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2020 virtual conference -- Save the date!

Save the date! The Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2020 conference will be held virtually on October 15, 2020, beginning at 9:30am eastern. The agenda will cover these topics • Innovative product update • Innova...
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Adding InnReach records to Discovery layers

P {margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;} Hi All, Recently I heard that some InnReach libraries had added records from their central database to their local discovery layer. My manager is very keen to explore this. ...
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Question: What are you all using for Book Discussion reservations?

Hi All! Question for you, what do you all use for book discussion reservations? We are moving away from Coldfusion and currently use it for our book discussion kit reserves. Thank you! Carolyn cbly@sno-isle.org...
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Sierra api post method place new hold request: XCirc error

Hi, i'm trying to place new hold requests via Sierra Api V6. Whether i try on swagger with Patron Record ID and the default body: ``` URL: https://sierra.opac.unicatt.it:443/iii/sierra-api/v6/patrons/1484880/holds/requests BODY: { "rec...
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Adding Floating LibChat Widget to WebPAC

We would like to add a floating LibChat widget to all pages of the WebPAC including system-generated pages. How can we best accomplish this? I have the code, but I'm not sure where it should be placed and how to do that. jennifer.faist@artcenter.e...
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Idea Lab: Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, The I Want to Do it Myself Challenge has now closed. Thank you to everyone who helped to make this challenge a success. Winners (there will be multiple ones) for the challenge will be announced shortly. Over 100 people voted...
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Finding Item records attached to multiple bibliographic records

In Sierra we can have an item record attached to multiple bib records. Usually it is used for 'bound with' items where 2+ articles or novellas are bound together but each has a separate bib record. In law libraries multivolume sets of treatises a...
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Indexing Juvenile Subject Headings

Does anyone have juvenile subject headings in 650 _1 indexed? Are they indexed along with the LOC subject headings or independently? For some reason we opted not to have them indexed when we set up our system years ago, and are now looking at getting...
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Where is the -el flag

In Data Exchange in Sierra I am trying to download a file from a vendor that has one record in it. After I try to preprocess the record I get the following Output Messages: NUMBER OF INPUT RECORDS - 0 NUMBER OF ERRORS - 1 (use -el flag to ...


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