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Identifying headings originating from local thesaurus

Good afternoon, I have a question about how or whether to begin using second indicator 7 with $2 to identify the subjects that originate from our local thesaurus. All of our authority records are of local origin, but many subject headings in our cat...
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Idea Lab: Challenge Updates

Hello Sierra users, Only a week remains to submit ideas to the Crisis Management Challenge and so far only a dozen ideas have been submitted. I'm sure there are many more ideas out there for ways to improve how the ILS can adapt to an emergency s...
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Extending Hold Pick-Up Date

Hi all, Does anyone have an easy procedure for extending hold pick up dates using rapid update or global update? I am stumped. Thanks! --Brittany beversberg@jmrl.org derek.brown@rhpl.org...
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Idea Lab: Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, I hope everyone is doing well under the present circumstances. If you're anything like us, you've been spending the last week extending due dates and staring at the days closed table and may need a break for just a few minutes...
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Statement of Checked-Out Items Notice - COVID-19

Hello everyone, Though nothing has been announced or decided in our state re: COVID emergency, we're preparing various responses to make sure we're keeping up. I just got the Statement of Checked-Out Items Notice working, but the default template i...
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If you had to close all your locations temporarily...

I've been asked to prepare for closing our libraries due to COVID-19 -- what I'd have to adjust in Sierra. So all locations, not just one location temporarily (as described in https://csdirect.iii.com/documentation/tempclose.php and https://listserv....
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Collection Age

How can I find out the age of our collection? k.lassiter@wingate.edu derek.brown@rhpl.org...
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MyLibrary! App Idea About to Be Archived

Hi all, If you haven’t voted and/or added any comments on my idea to improve the MyLibrary! app, I’d sure appreciate it! https://idealab.iii.com/alwaysopen/Page/ViewIdea?ideaid=12760 Thanks all! Alison Alison...
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INSERTTAG_INHEAD Web Option Problem

Apologies for the length of this post… On our bib_display.html pages, I have a snippet of the NoveList Select code so that you get related authors, titles, etc. No problems on any browser except one particular set of workstations th...
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Jaspersoft Studio and PDF font deprecated

Hi All, I went to edit an older print template and Studio is giving me an error saying PDF font is deprecated and I should use font extension instead. I dutifully googled font extension and tried to understand how to set this up s...
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Check Digit calculation

Hi IUG members! I have a coding project and I am looking for the algorithm to calculate the checksum digit for a record number. For example a bib number in our system is b6059510 which is 7 digits of information. The checkdigit forms the 8th digit an...
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Proxy and NCTE

Dear all Has anyone got WAM (or EZ proxy) working with the new NCTE site? We were using WAM successfully before the change and I found a document that suggests they allow proxy servers but it doesn’t have a date, the FAQs only offer IP access. ...
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Z39.50 to Library of Congress comes up as 'disconnected'

Hello everyone! We've been experiencing a disconnect from LC via our Z39.50 interface from Sierra as of last week. Is anyone else experiencing this? I tried contacting LC and haven't had a response. The address we have in our Z39.50 file for LC...
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Trouble reinstalling SDA on Win10 64 bit PC

Hi All, I uninstalled my SDA to test something on a Windows 10 64 bit machine. It was working fine. Big mistake … as now when I go to reinstall the installer will not launch properly. Error message below. I have admin rights ...
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Job posting - Network Systems Administrator

This position involves responsibility for performing a wide range of software related tasks including but not limited to data management, systems support and web development. The work is performed in the Information Technology Department under the ge...
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Job posting: Web and Digital Scholarship Technologies Librarian

Hello everyone, The Marquette University Libraries is seeking a " Web and Digital Scholarship Technologies Librarian" to lead the development of modern, sustainable, and accessible library web interfaces in a variety of platf...
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Spine label print template and Windows 10

We have a print template for a spine label that worked in Windows 7 that does not work in Windows 10. Jaspersoft studio shows no errors, but when you try to preview it in Sierra you get "failed to preview template." If I do one bit at a tim...
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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: • Opt in and out of auto renewal • Displaying bib record check digits in public view • add patron birth date range options to Decision Center circulat...
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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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Experiencing Major Remote Access Volatility Since Move To Hosted

Would appreciate some help or input on if anyone has heard of a similar issue or been through it themselves. We moved from hosting our server here on campus to a migration in the cloud with a III Hosted setup in Mid-December. The migration went s...
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