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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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[IUG] Label printers and Labels with Millennium

Hello, In due time we will need to replace our Okidata Micro 320 Turbo 9 pin printer, especial since we have now learned that the labels we use are discontinued. We are currently on Millennium. Can anyone share their experience; what other solu...
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Search Box Upgrade Problems

My library recently upgraded from Sierra 3.1 to 4.3. For the most part the upgrade went well, but the search box on our library homepage did not fair as well. We can still use it, but the formatting is not correct. It used to be a box with 3 tabs ...
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Jar errors prevent SDA starting after migration to hosting

Sometimes we have the program that Jar errors prevent the SDA starting. This started happening after we migrated to hosting. We can eventually get it to start after retrying lots of times. Does anyone have a solution for this? pshirley@cuyahogafal...
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THANK YOU and Good Bye

Dear Colleagues, I would like to let you know that I will be retiring from the Jenkins Law Library on June 30th 2019. Thank you so much for your support, networking and encouragement over the years. In retirement, I am looking forward to makin...
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Soon to Expire Idea Lab Submissions

Hello Sierra users, In the past week another 16 new ideas have been submitted to the Always Open Space. And while the new ideas keep coming there are some older ones deserving of your attention as well. Here are just a few of the great ideas tha...
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Job Opportunity - Technical Services

Member Services Librarian, Technical Services Our member-driven organization is looking for a full-time technical services expert to join our team. At CCS, you’ll support 26 member libraries and the communities they serve in Illinois by providing ...
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Suppressions and Deletions

Here at our university library, when we are discarding materials, we code them for suppression (Bcode3) and deletion (Bcode1) in the bib record. We code them as we make the discards, but we do not remove these bib records until the end of the year w...
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Call for Presentations: 2019 OH-IUG Annual Conference

The OH-IUG conference planning committee invites the submission of presentation proposals for the OH-IUG Annual Conference, to be held on September 20, 2019 at the State Library in Columbus. Guidelines for Presentations 1) Sessions will be approx...
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Sierra / Oasis integration?

Is anyone using Sierra API integrated with OASIS for ordering? We are looking at implementation, but it appears that our profile for importing bib information isn't correct. Sadly our profile guru recently moved to greener pastures and we aren't up t...
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New ideas in Idea Lab

Hi Sierra users, Thank you all for submitting, liking and committing on ideas. Here are few of the new ideas submitted to idea lab in the past few weeks: • Sierra Create List: enable a user to create a review file by importing a list of barc...
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Overlooked Idea Lab Submissions

There is currently a Polaris challenge running on the Idea Lab, which has seen a staggering level of activity. In just over a week the Polaris community generated 80 ideas, close to 400 comments and over 2,000 votes! We can't let them have all the ...
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Old Patron cleanup and circulation statistics

Hi All, Given Web Management Reports and Decision Centre report on circulation activity in the last 3 years, does this mean we need to keep all patron records which have had some activity in this period? Or is the activity data captured and ...
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Does your library use "Give precedence to local holds"?

Hello, I just posted an idea in Idea Lab’s Always open space to have queue position displayed even when using “Give precedence to local holds.” We changed to this method of filling holds a year ago and patrons are still complaining they can’t see wh...
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How is shelf scanning performed with Sierra?

I am curious how you conduct shelf scanning in Sierra? We have CIRCA for inventory purposes. We are an academic library and our student assistants have been responsible for shelf scanning. In our old Syrsi Dynix ILS they had a wireless handheld sc...
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"Expand SQL Query Capability" in Sierra 5.0?

I see "Expand SQL Query Capability" on a conference slide of features coming in Sierra 5.0, but I don't remember if they said anything about that. Does anyone know what this might mean? Expand it in what way? Phil pshirley@cuyahogafal...
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WAM / EBSCO Discover Service / Google Drive issue

EBSCO recently added to their EDS product a Google Drive function that lets you store PDFs that show up in search results in your Google Drive. But when we attempt to use this function, we're getting an error that suggests the WAM proxy is getting in...
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IUG memories

I realized some of you might not be aware that we have photo albums in our Facebook page from past conferences, it goes back to IUG 1993 which is our first IUG Conference up to IUG 2018. So I thought to share the link down below to those memories ...
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Mailing List Archives?

Since the old Swish-e archive of the IUG mailing list appears to be completely gone, does anyone know a good, searchable repository for the old posts? Thanks, David djones@scu.edu...
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Add 'Hold Note' field to the Hold Tab in Patron Record view.

Is there a way to add the 'Hold Note' field as a column in the Hold Tab within the Patron Record view in Sierra? This is because any holds coming from In-Transit do not produce the Hold Note field on the In-Transit Hold slip on Sort Assist equipme...
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WebPAC Structure

I was looking for a map of the webPAC pages - how they are laid out, or at least a flow chart of sorts. Has anyone made one or found one? jngray@cnu.edu...


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