IUG FORUM

Stay always connected!

Featured Posts

Junior Member

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...
Senior Member

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...
New Member

Proxying Tutor.com with Sierra 3.1 WAM

Hi We are trying to proxy the Tutor.com resource using Sierra WAM and are having some issues. We successfully set up the forward table entry and the system is proxying the resource and authenticating offsite users, but part of the service invol...
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...
Senior Member

Idea Lab: Updates and expiring ideas

Hello Sierra users, First a quick that this Saturday the Idea Lab is scheduled to be upgraded to the latest version of the Spigit software it runs on. These release will bring with it a number of new features, including a global site search, a co...
New Member

Job Opportunity: San Mateo County Libraries Librarian Vacancies

San Mateo County Libraries (SMCL) is looking for librarians and we're recruiting now. Open to Spring 2019, Summer and Fall 2019 MLIS graduates!! Apply for a Librarian position with SMCL and join us in igniting growth through transformative experie...
Expert Member

WILIUG Fall Meeting - Save the date!

The Wisconsin/Ilinois IUG will meet on Friday, October 18th, 2019 at the Tippecanoe Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library. I hope you can attend! This half day meeting starts with breakfast and ends with a birds of a feather lunch at a local restaur...
New Member

Do you have ENCORE & had mattype field switched last year?

Are your Formats under Facets working properly? In our system they are not pointing to our current material type table but to where our material types had been. I can't believe we are the only ones with this problem. III is currently trying to fix. T...
New Member

Save the date! Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2019 conference

Please excuse any cross-postings… Save the date! The Middle Atlantic Innovative Users Group (MAIUG) 2019 conference will be held at Cairn University in Langhorne, PA on October 14, 2019, for libraries using Millennium, Sierra, or Polaris libra...
New Member

New ideas in Idea Lab

Hi Sierra users, Here are few of the new ideas submitted to idea lab in the past few weeks: • Manually attach a book image to a record • Make "Mark Damaged Items" Behave Like "Mark Lost Items" • Holds: expiry date • New d...
New Member

Position Opening: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Saint Joseph's University

With apologies for cross postings Cataloging and Metadata Librarian Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Under the direction of the Associate Director for Resources Management, the Cat...
New Member

Sierra patron record camera options

We're looking to replace some old Axis network cameras for taking patron record pictures. The list of suggested cameras that III lists in their documentation have all been discontinued and are extremely hard to track down. Any recommendations ? Than...
New Member

Save the Date: Eastern Canada IUG 2019

Idea Exchange in Cambridge, ON will be hosting the regional Eastern Canada IUG on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. The event will take place at our new digital library, Old Post Office, with some sessions at our main location, Queen’s Square, which is a sho...
New Member

Save the date for New England IUG

Hi Sierra users, The Ferguson Library in Stamford, CT will be hosting the regional New England’s IUG on Tuesday September 24th. To register please click here: https://fs6.formsite.com/ferguson/form19/index.html If you are interested and wou...
New Member

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...
Senior Member

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,...
New Member

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...
Expert Member

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...
New Member

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...
New Member

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...
Expert Member

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...
Junior Member

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...


There are no discussions available here currently