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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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Impact of Overlaid Fields problem found in Sierra 4.2

We are currently on Sierra 4.1 and I want to upgrade to 4.3, but my cataloger has concerns about this Known Issue from 4.2 (specifically in regards to us sending our records out to Backstage for Authority work and how they will appear once we receive...
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Help place ideas on Innovative's roadmap

Did you know that that the latest Sierra release includes three new features that came from the Always Open Space in the Idea Lab? And there are another three on the road map for the following release! Now ideas can only succeed when the user c...
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Default Pull Branches for Drive-Up

Hi all, My system has a conundrum that I was wondering if anyone had any experience with. We have a drive-up circulation spot at one of our branches that was made to be a branch of its own when created. Unfortunately, its holds do not default to t...
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Job Announcement - Coordinator of Acquisition and Discovery Services

Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries in Milwaukee, WI is hiring! MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY Raynor Memorial Libraries Position: Coordinator of Acquisition and Discovery Services Reports to: Associate Dean for Administration and Planning ...
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Program materials now available at the IUG Website

Hello, We have completed the migration of the conference program materials into the IUG website. A big round of applause to all presenters for sharing their expertise with the community in the form of presentations, Birds of a Feather, Forums,...
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Registration is now open for the WILIUG 2019 Spring Conference!

The WILIUG Steering Committee is happy to announce that registration is now open for the WILIUG 2019 Spring Conference! The conference will take place on June 13th and 14th at the Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library located at 40...
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Idea Lab: Add "permanent location" item field and functionality

Check out this idea on Idea Lab: https://idealab.iii.com/alwaysopen/Page/ViewIdea?ideaid=6341 Idea Description Create a new field in the item record called "permanent location." This would take values from the "branches" ta...
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WILIUG Pre-Conference: Customizing Polaris Notices

The Wisconsin Illinois Innovative Users Group is pleased to announce its WILIUG Preconference Thursday, June 13, 2019 Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library The topic is: Customizing Polaris Notification Emails Thursday, Jun...
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SDA installation

My library is getting ready to migrate to Sierra. My question is, to install SDA by thumbdrive, the files need to be accessed using this URL: http://<app_server>/sierra/desktop. Since this is our first time dealing with a cloud-based system, t...
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INN Reach items showing consortium agency code

I've been working on an issue for many months. We are a 6 member consortium, all libraries also participate in INN reach sharing with a union catalog. My dilemma: The Web Management Rpts for use with consortium management extension, are not repo...
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Idea Lab News and Updates

Hello Sierra users, A lot has happened regarding the Idea Lab since IUG and we wished to take a moment to provide some updates for those who missed the conference. First and foremost, Innovative has announced two Sierra timed challenges for 201...
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Preparing for a big upgrade

Stark Library is preparing to upgrade our Sierra ILS. We are currently using 3.1 & are considering 4.2. Has anyone made a jump of this size, & what did you encounter? Any tips & advice are appreciated. TIA awoods@starklibrary.org...
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Encumbrances

We've checked the Sierra manual and can't find anything that says otherwise, but is anyone aware if it's possible to set up encumbrances based on orders instead of funds? (without setting up a fund for each order) Thanks! hanesjl@umich.edu...
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Innovative Law Users Group (ILUG) meeting at AALL Save the Date

The Innovative Law Users Group will meet at the AALL meeting in Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13. David Ryan Burch Chair, ILUG 2019 Head of Library Computing Servies [b] [em...
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Google Sheets and automatic data population with Create Lists query

Free Software Share! There is a pretty basic workflow that most of use are familiar with in Sierra: First, work in Create Lists refining your search criteria until you have a data set you like. Second, export that data to .CSV file on your Desktop...
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Deadline Extended to Friday May 17: Idea Lab Team

Ready to get more involved in the IUG community? Want to help drive development of Sierra and Polaris? Curious about how Innovative Product Owners consider and prioritize new features? Seeking an opportunity to show off your awesome Polaris and...
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Help with an Okidata printer problem

Our IT dept. switched out the CPU for the computer than prints our labels for a Windows 10 machine. Millennium saw the local label printer and I could print a page on it, but the labels wouldn't print. The jobs would just queue up. I had them br...
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Job Announcement - Associate Museum Librarian, Systems

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: The Associate Museum Librarian, Systems is primarily responsible for managing the daily operation of all library systems and technology functions including: the operation, maintenance, and developm...
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Idea Lab Needs You

Ready to get more involved in the IUG community? Want to help drive development of Sierra and Polaris? Curious about how Innovative Product Owners consider and prioritize new features? Seeking an opportunity to show off your awesome Polaris and...
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A Mobile Responsive, BiblioCommons-like Sierra Webpac Skin

Hi, I would like to share with you a new Webpac skin I developed recently. Most part of it is live at Palo Alto City Library's classic catalog site. [img]https://github.com/fishbb/sierra-webpac-bclike-skin/blob/master/screenshots/webpac_main.pn...


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