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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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Idea Lab Updates and Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, First of all we wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has worked to make the Level Up! Sierra Create Lists Roadmap Challenge a success. The community submitted 73 ideas, 36 of which have reached at least the expert rev...
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Call for Proposals OVGTSL 2020

OVGTSL 2020 CONFERENCE: TECHNICAL SERVICES TODAY May 17-19, 2020 – The University of Akron, Akron Ohio https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/ovgtsl2020/ Technical Services librarians are faced with multiple changes in workflows, budgets, and technolog...
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There's still time to register for a full day of print template training!

It’s not too late--registration is still open for a full day of training on print templates with a III trainer! The Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) is sponsoring this training, to be held at Cairn University in Langhorne, PA on Tues...
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No Item Price - What Are You Using?

*Apologies for cross-posting - this also sent to Cataloging and Sierra Listservs* Hi all, As I am getting ready to roll out the date due slip that shows you how much money you’ve saved using the library (pulls data from the item price field), a...
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ERM Coverage Load Linking

First time on the forum. I tried doing some searching, but wasn't able to find anything particularly related. I've been working on uploading coverage using the coverage load functionality in Sierra. We have a mix of MARC records that we purchase ...
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Sierra Create Lists Challenge: last week to submit and comment on ideas

Hello Sierra users, The Create Lists challenge got off to a great start last week with 52 ideas that have been submitted so far (with 13 that have already graduated successfully passed expert review). Ideas like: Exports tags and indicators of...
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Eastern Canada IUG 2019: Call for Proposals

We are still accepting proposals for presentations during our meeting on Tuesday, October 8. At this time, the following topics have been proposed: Automatic renewals Sierra API Hackathon Please use the attached form to submit yo...
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Karen Johnson Memorial Service

Dear friends and colleagues, It is with great sadness I write to inform you that Karen Johnson, one of IUG founding members, passed away on August, 18th. Her husband Lakew and friends were by her side. Karen was more than a former member of th...
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Save the Date: OVGTSL 2020, May 17-19, Akron OH

Save the Date! Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians May 17-19, 2020 @ The University of Akron Technical Services librarians are faced with multiple changes in workflows, budgets, and technology. There has been plenty of talk about ...
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Print Templates Help

P {margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;} Hi All, I'm very new to using print templates, so please forgive a beginner for what is undoubtedly a silly question. How do you control the *length* of a template? I'm using Jaspersoft Studio 6.9.0....
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Save the Date: NCIUG Nov. 1, 2019

The 2019 Northern California Innovative Users Group (NCIUG) is coming up soon! More detailed information and registration instructions will follow soon. • Date: Nov. 1, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM • Place: Santa Clara City Library • Registration Fe...
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PebbleGo by Capstone -- proxy?

Hello all, The State of Michigan recently began a subscription to a resource called PebbleGo. (PebbleGo is a K3-focused resource, in case you're wondering.) Sometime in August, the vendor (Capstone) made some changes and now, alas, it's not play...
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Duplicate Branch names on Sierra causing problems for the BiblioCommons discovery system.

Dear colleagues, At our library we have two location codes for our branches. I do not know why. Our set up was done by folks who are no longer here and not much documentation can be found on this topic. We are moving to a new discovery system...
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Registration is open for an all day training on print templates

Please excuse any cross-postings… Registration is now open for a full day of training by a III trainer on print templates! The Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) is sponsoring this training, to be held at Cairn University in Langhorne,...
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Rubric to assess item damage/repair options

Colleagues, I am planning a project to identify and address damaged items in our circulating collection. I am looking for a rubric for assessing damage to collection materials and determining student/staff repair feasibility. If you have somethi...
Junior Member

Vote for my Create Lists enhancement in Idea Lab

Sorry for the shameless plug but my Create Lists Idea Lab submission has been moved from Always Open to the current Create Lists challenge and as a result it has lost the 54 likes it had https://idealab.iii.com/sierracreatelistsroa/Page/ViewIde...
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Registration Now Open: SCIUG 2019

I am pleased to announce that Registration is now open for the Annual Southern California Innovative Users Group meeting. This year we will be meeting at the Glendale Public Library Central Branch. For more information and the registration form, ...
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Annual NWIUG meeting

A virtual Northwest IUG meeting scheduled for Oct 23rd from 10-11 am Pacific time. See the attachment below. More info coming about registration, etc. jhenriksen@piercecountylibrary.org...
Expert Member

Due slip print template with price

We just upgraded to Sierra 4.3 and have been looking forward to using the actual item price field in our print templates for due slips. Right now I do not see the item price in the print template field library. Has anyone done this? Is there some upd...
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Is there a Sierra list serv?

Hoping someone might be able to help me with a question. I've started a new position at a library using Sierra, and my supervisor has requested that I subscribe to the "Sierra list serv." However, it's been long enough since they started ...


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