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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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Ranking Bibliographic Records

I'm trying to create tools that will help combat the problem our consortium faces with duplicate bibliographic records. Trained catalogers seem to have little difficulty comparing two bib records and declaring which one is preferred. Does anybody kno...
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API for Online Patron Account/Card Renewals

Has anyone developed an API for Online Card Renewals? If so, are you willing to share it and tell me the details of how it works? THANKS! eeva.stierwalt@lpl.london.on.ca...
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Notification of card expiry

Is there a way to notify patrons with an email address that their registration is about to expire? This would be similar to the email notification for items due in 3 days. srenaud@tbpl.ca MRAGHEB@cuyahogalibrary.org...
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Position Opening: Saint Anselm College (NH) - Head of Collection Development

Head of Collection Development at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH Description Saint Anselm College, a Roman Catholic, undergraduate, liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition, is seeking a creative, team-oriented collection developme...
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Idea Lab: Updates and Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, Spigit, the company who provides the software the Idea Lab runs on, has announced that the latest release will be installed for North American customers on July 27th. This release brings quite a few new features and bug fixes,...
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Multi-IP WAM : Sage Forward Table Entries (Journal of Black Psychology)

We currently use Multi-IP WAM to handle database authentication. We recently purchased electronic access to Journal of Black Psychology (Sage). I've been able to get the authentication to work. However, what displays is a textual representation of...
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Email Date Due Slip print template help

Hi everyone! I'm looking for an example of a Print Template for EMAIL Date Due slips. I'm setting one up for both Express Lane and for Sierra. Thanks for any help you can offer! eeva.stierwalt@lpl.london.on.ca...
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signing off / thanks!

Hi all, My library has migrated to another ILS, so I'm signing off here. I've been a systems librarian for a pretty long time now, and I've always worked at IUG member libraries. This user group has been the absolutely indispensable resource th...
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New ideas in Idea Lab

Hi Sierra users, Here are few of the new ideas submitted to idea lab in the past few weeks: • Edit Text Message generic messages, because you only get a first chance to make a good impression! • Enlarge the classic search query window in Creat...
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Teleforms call completed, phone didn't ring, message not received

Does anyone have any ideas about this? A patron said she didn't get her hold pickup call from Teleforms. I saw in the log that Teleforms delivered it (machine answer), though the call only lasted about 10 seconds, much shorter than our message. I arr...
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Bring Back [IUG] as Email Subject Header

Before the forum was migrated, the subject line of email messages for posts, comments and replies began with the text: [IUG]. Now the subject line for forum emails no longer contain this header. Is it possible to bring that back? I was using that tex...
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Unbound Serials List Help

I have a project I am working on with unbound serials. I need to run a create list of unbound issues to get a count and generate a list of the title, vol/issue, year with the card status as ARRIVED. Since MARC searching isn't helping with fields th...
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MIUG 2019 Call for proposals: Second Call

MIUG Call for Proposal 2019 Registration for the 2019 conference is open!! The Michigan Innovative Users Group (MIUG) Steering Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2019 MIUG Conference, to be held at the Lansing Community College West...
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Outbound link tracking with Google analytics

I've been trying to get Google analytics working in our webpac to track outbound links, but not having any luck. Has anyone got this working and could you share with me how you did it? Thanks! Margaret Sylvia St. Mary's University Blume Library...
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Job Opportunity: Metadata Analyst, University of California, Berkeley

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-library-7198u-27244 Metadata An...
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Re: Your mail to pia@icmevents.com

Thank you for your message. I am out of my office on vacation, returning Monday, July 22nd. I will respond to your email then. Pia pia@icmevents.com...
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Displaying a message for a specific period of time in Sierra

Hello, Would anyone know how to display a message in an item record for a specific period of time please? Kishore. kishsid@gmail.com...
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RE: Suppressing Items w/Specific Circulation Status(es)

For some reason our spam filter is blocking all my @listserv.iii.com email, so I haven’t been seeing the responses. Thank you all for chiming in and also advice/examples sent by other systems My process for billed items (which should probably...
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Sierra API examples in .NET

I've gone through the coding process for Sierra APIs once in JavaScript to populate Google Sheets, now it feels like I am starting at square one authenticating with a new project in C#. Does anybody have examples? It seems there are many different...
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Managing library displays

Greetings! I am a cataloger at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, posting the following message on behalf of my colleague Bonnie McCloskey, an adult services librarian at our main branch. Thank you. Dan Van Triest -----------------------------------...


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