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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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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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Register Now!

I hope everyone got a chance to participate in one of the webinars this week. If you didn’t, or want to learn more, the IUG conference will have several opportunities for you to hear from Ex Libris and Innovative on the vision for Innovative under E...
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Updating our Research Databases/ERM list - ideas?

We are looking at updating our Research Databases list that is based on our ERM records. Have any of you created a research databases page that you want to show off? We have not done a refresh of our catalog in many years. We are finally in the p...
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Who is your IUG Hero?

Each year at IUG, the Beacon Award is given to honor a member who shows exceptional service to the IUG community through presentations, collaborations, sage advice to others, and selfless dedication to libraries as a whole.  If you know someone wh...
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Idea Lab: Expiring Ideas

Hello Sierra users, IUG is only 2 months away! Jeremy and I will be around to answer any questions or any suggestions you might have regarding Idea Lab. Make sure you stop by and say hi To register please go to: https://www.innovativeusers.org/co...
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Don't forget to sign up for Birds of a Feather session!

Hello, It is time to submit Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions 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 ...
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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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Call for presentations for WILIUG spring conference

Hi everyone, The WILIUG Spring Conference will be held at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL, on May 28-29th, 2020. We invite you to submit a program proposal for the main conference on Friday, May 29th. Sessions are 50 minutes. Is there s...
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MIUG 2020 Save The Date..

Save the Date: Michigan Innovative Users Group (MIUG) Conference **Please excuse any cross-posting** Welcome everyone, The Michigan Innovative Users Group (MIUG) 2020 conference is in the works. The date will be Friday, September 18 20...
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Register Now!

DESTINATION: Minneapolis, MN DATE: April 15 – 18, 2020 PURPOSE: IUG 2020 OF COURSE! In case you haven’t heard, IUG 2020 will be in Minneapolis this year. If you want to sign up for one of our amazing pre-conferences, those are happening on W...
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Ex Libris completes acquisition of Innovative

Dear All, Ex Libris has now completed the acquisition of Innovative Interfaces. The Steering Committee members had a very productive meeting last week at ALA Midwinter with Bar Veinstein (President of Ex Libris) and Jane Burke (SVP Strategic In...
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Linked patrons-yea or nay?

Stark Library is considering using the Linked Patrons module in Sierra. If you currently use linked patrons, we would like to hear how you use it as well as what your experience with it has been. TIA awoods@starklibrary.org...
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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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