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New IUG website -- no foolin'!

Happy April 1! No, it's not fake news. We really do have a new website! Same URL: innovativeusers.org Yes, we still need to make a few tweaks to function and content. Yes, there will be a few technical problems. But that's ok, that's how websit...
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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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JOIN THE FUN – PRESENT AT IUG 2020

If you haven’t had time to submit your IUG 2020 program idea, or are still working on it, don’t worry it’s not too late! Deadline for a program proposals submission is November 22, 2019. Don’t forget! Program presenters and poster sess...
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Idea Lab: Expiring Ideas and challenge update

Hello Sierra users, Today is the final day to vote and comment on ideas in the Death to Popups Challenge. Your opinions have allowed 20 ideas to graduate to expert review thus far, and with your help, a few more may still make it through. And ...
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Hosted Sierra 5.0 upgrade self-check problem (stunnel)

Our two 3M self-checks have a problem after our upgrade to Sierra 5.0; we're hosted and we use stunnel. When you try to check out something you get the message "item not checked out; please take item to desk" but when you look at the patron...
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Today is the last day to submit your idea to the Death to Popups Challenge

Happy Friday Sierra users, Today is the last day to submit your idea to the Death to Popups Challenge. So it's not too late to tell Innovative about your great idea to improve Sierra. Comments and voting will remain open through Tuesday so ple...
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Displaying end date coverage for e-journal: Sierra/WebPac

We are looking to display the coverage end date for a e-journal. Here is an example records https://tallons.law.utexas.edu/record=b2102344 Our electronic resources librarian has input "Current" in the end date field in Sierra, but it...
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Suppressing unavailable bibliographic records

I'm having a problem with a create list query. Hoping somebody might have some ideas here. I need to generate a review file of bibliographic records that need to be suppressed, so excluding bib records that have attached item records that are avai...
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Your help is needed to refine an Idea

Hello Sierra users, The idea with the most votes at the moment in the Death to Popups Challenge is Allow option to press return to acknowledge a pop up rather than having to click OK. However we need your help to refine the idea further. If ...
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NEED HELP WITH YOUR IUG 2020 PROGRAM IDEA?

Have an idea, but not sure if you should submit it? Or would like to submit a program idea, but not sure what to present? Let the IUG programming committee help you! Just contact one of us from below and we will be happy to answer all your question...
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Fading spine labels

Hi All, I am sorry to bug people with this very old issue - if only we had the old IUG list archive still available... We have used Dymo Label Writers for spine labels for some years now and oh what surprise (not) the labels tend to...
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Duplicate Title Search

Hello, I apologize if this has been discussed before, I didn't find anything when I searched. I am wondering if anyone can help me look for duplicate titles. I tried to use the Headings Reports, I selected Duplicate entries.and nothing else I f...
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Submit a Program for IUG 2020!

IUG 2020 is going to be a great time! The IUG steering committee and program committee, hope that you are working on a program idea and will join us in Minneapolis! The conference will be held from April 15, 2020 – April 18, 2020 at the Minneapolis ...
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Nominations for IUG Steering Committee 2020-21: open through December 2

Happy November! Are you interested in playing a role in the success of an international organization? Do you want to help guide an organization as it takes on new and exciting challenges? Perhaps you want an opportunity to give back? Or maybe you'...
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Patron Expiration Dates for Academic Libraries

For you academic libraries, how do you handle the expiration date for your patron accounts? We get a daily patron load from our campus IT/Banner database, and it presently comes with 30 day expiration dates. The daily update does two things: up...
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Happy Halloween from the Idea Lab

Happy Halloween Sierra Users, The Death to Popups Challenge is off to a strong start. We're already up to 17 ideas covering everything from acquisitions to printing to patron privacy. So be sure to log in to the Idea Lab between now and November...
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Materials Booking Module

Hi folks- I would be interested in chatting with anyone using the Materials Bookings Module. We are currently discussing materials booking options in our consortia and the last time I used this product was about 10 years ago in another job. I ne...
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Why patron expiration dates?

Am I wrong about this? As a public library, we WANT people to use their accounts. For us, as a public library, it's useful to be prompted every few years to check to make sure we have a patron's up-to-date contact information, but we don't have a ...
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IUG 2020 Call for Program Proposals

Hi All! Rhonda posted this, wanted to share here on our site as well: It’s that time of year again! On behalf of the steering committee and program committee, we would like to invite you to submit a program proposal for the IUG 2020 conference. Th...
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Jar errors prevent SDA starting after migration to hosting

Sometimes we have the program that Jar errors prevent the SDA starting. This started happening after we migrated to hosting. We can eventually get it to start after retrying lots of times. Does anyone have a solution for this? pshirley@cuyahogafal...
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Idea Lab: Get ready for the last challenge of 2019

Hello Sierra Users, We have a few updates to share today. First of all, the winner of the Level Up! Sierra Create Lists Roadmap Challenge has been selected. Please checkout the announcement on III's blog for details. Next, we are happy to ...
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IUG 2020 Scholarships

On behalf of the IUG Steering Committee and the Polaris ILS Advisory Committee (PIAC), Trevor and I are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to IUG 2020 in Minneapolis, MN, April 15-18. Each scholarship will cover the cost of earl...


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