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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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Registration Open for OVGTSL 2020 and Map Cataloging Pre-Conference Workshop (Akron, OH)

Registration is now open for the 2020 OVGTSL Conference! Technical Services Today! The conference is hosted by The University of Akron University Libraries, in Akron, Ohio. Join us for this three-day conference to learn about and discuss cutting ...
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IUG 2020 Preliminary Schedule Posted

I'm so excited! I just posted the IUG preliminary schedule with the main presenter listed to the IUG website. The link below will take you to the list, but you will need to log in to the website to view it. Preliminary_program_in_PDF.pdf By ...
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DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know? • Minneapolis helped bakers everywhere by designing the Bundt pan and creating Bisquick. • The Minneapolis Skyway, spanning 69 downtown blocks, is the longest continuous skyway system in the world. • There are over 20 lakes within ...
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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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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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Don't Forget to Register for IUG 2020!

IUG 2020 is a little under 2 months away. If you haven't registered yet - you are in luck! Early Bird registration has been extended to February 29th and is only $325. And if you have already registered - I can't wait to see you there! By the...
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Want to meet at IUG in April?

Hi All, Those of you attending the IUG conference in April, would you be interested in meeting at the hotel or restaurant nearby to discuss what is happening in Northwest Libraries and start planning for a Northwest conference day? Please respond he...
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Still time to set up a 2020 Birds of Feather Meeting/Gathering!

Hi All! Submit Birds of a Feather (BOF) session for IUG 2020 in Minneapolis. Birds of a Feather sessions are a way to carve out a time to get together with like-minded people and draw on the expertise of your colleagues from around the world. Sessio...
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Idea Lab Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, IUG is now under 2 months away and the Idea Lab will be well represented throughout the program. If you're interested in learning more about how to get involved with the site or to hear about what lies ahead for Innovative's e...
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IUG 2020: Early bird registration deadline extended through February 29th

Lots of changes and information to digest in the last few weeks… We are extending the deadline through February 29th! Please take advantage of it and join us at Minneapolis. There are several great sessions catering to all aspects of the system...
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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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Happy Valentine's Day!

I just wanted to wish everyone a happy Valentine's day and remind everyone that IUG 2020 early bird registration ends February 17th– or next Monday if you are calendar challenged like I am. Have a great weekend and I hope to see you in Minneapoli...
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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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What Does 7 and Purple Rain have in common?

What does 7 and Purple Rain have in common? The IUG 2020 in Minneapolis. You have 7 days (counting today) to take advantage of the Early Bird registration cost of $325. Early Bird Registration ends February 17th – or next Monday if you are calenda...
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Webinar Recording: Ex Libris & Innovative Product Strategy Overview

Hello, In case you were not able to attend the webinar last week, here’s the link for the recording of the webinar: https://proquestmeetings.webex.com/proquestmeetings/lsr.php?RCID=e6be380ffa5b12215841288b0ace57f7 Should you have any issues ...
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IUG 2020: Hotel and Transportation info

IUG has partnered with Eclipse Global Transportation to provide professional, reliable and safe shuttle services for the IUG 2020 conference in Minneapolis. A $50, all-inclusive roundtrip to/from airport to the official hotels. Make sure to book y...
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Retrieving varField data via the Sierra APIs

I am just starting to explore the capabilities of the Sierra APIs and I've been stymied in working out if it is possible to specific varField data. In the swagger docs I can see that varField elements are included in the response class of the Bib an...
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APIs to query bibliographic records with Syndetics Unbound book jacket images

Hello, Our library is developing a new website and would like to develop carousels on our web pages that point to Encore bibliographic records. We plan to use Sierra APIs to do this, but we are struggling with how to display the book jacket covers....
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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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