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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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Coming soon: New IUG Website!

I'm excited to share that we've made great progress on a new website for IUG. In fact, we're in the home stretch! We are hoping to go live with the new site on April 1 (I know, I know, we're asking for trouble on April Fool's Day...). In order to...
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Deadline for Registering a Birds of a Feather Session at IUG 2019 Extended

Hi, Don't miss out on a great opportunity to connect with a Birds of a Feather (BOF) session at IUG 2019. 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 ...
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Reading levels, and scopes for limiting by location

We're considering doing a couple of things, and I'm trying to get an idea of how many libraries out there do them. If you do these things, could you tell me about how big your library is? We're a single-building library with about 150,000 bib records...
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print template courtesy notice

So we started using print templates for courtesy notices this last year (because of auto renewals). As far as I have known everything has been going just fine. Then I heard from a patron that has been getting emails that are mostly blank except for...
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Idea Lab: Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge ends in 1 day

Greetings! You have one more day to log into Idea Lab to help prioritize ideas in the current Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge. Join the 140+ Sierra community colleagues who have ranked 12 enhancement ideas against one another to de...
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subfields $0 and $1 to add URI-s

Hi, We are looking for the libraries who are using or have tried to start using subfields $0 and $1 to add URI-s into the authority and bibliographic records in Sierra. As we want to take this step as well, we would like to discuss about the tips ...
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IUG 2019 Early bird registration deadline is TUESDAY (for real)

Tuesday, March 26, is the last day to take advantage of the early bird discounted conference rate so don't wait any longer! You can still register after Tuesday, but the cost will be a bit higher -- although, still a very reasonable rate, considering...
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It’s Time to Say Goodbye: Legacy Sierra/Millennium Enhancements Database

We hope you saw the announcement that the IUG is soon to launch a refreshed and modern website. We hope you will enjoy the improved navigation, responsive design, and intuitive interface. However, some elements of the existing site, including the ...
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Michigan IUG 2019 Call for proposals

Call for Proposal Emails 2019 The Michigan Innovative Users Group (MIUG) Steering Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2019 MIUG Conference, to be held at the Lansing Community College West Campus on Friday September 13, 2019. We inv...
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Migrating to Sierra - Laundry list

Hello all - I'm trying to build a laundry list of issues I'll have to deal with in our upcoming migration to Sierra. We haven't yet placed our order, so I don't have a migration team to address these questions to, but I thought I'd start brainstormi...
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Not receiving Forum emails as of October 10

Hi! I have not received any Forum emails since October 10 (that's the last one I received). Is anyone else having this problem? Is there anyway I can add a few other email addresses to my subscription to test to see if blacklisting is the culprit he...
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Idea Lab Challenges Update

The Innovative Product Team invites you to participate in the Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge, running through March 27. This challenge has been pre-seeded with ideas previously submitted by IUG members via Idea Lab and/or were past...
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Position opening: UC Berkeley - Metadata Analyst

Colleagues, The UC Berkeley Library invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Metadata Analyst. For complete details, please see: https://las.lib.berkeley.edu/lhrd/jobs/staff-jobs/metadata-analyst-6268u-26424 Metadata Analys...
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Health and Human Services Librarian @UNCW

Randall Library at UNCW has an opening for a Health and Human Services Librarian. https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/13827 mueths@uncw.edu...
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IUG 2019 Early bird registration deadline extended through March 26

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. --Douglas Adams If you like that whooshing noise, you'll have to wait a few more days. To help out those of you who have been on spring break, swamped with work, or just genera...
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IUG Hackathon 2019

I will attend IUG this year, and am interested in participating in the hackathon. This would be my first time participating and I don't have a team; will there be an opportunity to create or join a team at the event? I have moderate experience with P...
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order details in Sierra summary display (search/holds & catalog functions)

Hello, I understand that Libraries cannot customize the description and summary metadata that appears in the search/holds & catalogue function search results (the non-compact browse views). That said, can anyone share how they manage the Or...
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4 Reference Librarians Positions Available at Prairie View A&M University

The John B. Coleman Library has 4 Librarian Positions available. Click on the link below for more information. (a) Librarian I Reference and Instruction (3 positions) Positions are open from 3/6/2019 and will close on 3/27/2019 https://tamus.wd1...
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Law Libraries working with APIs?

Hello! Is there anyone from a law library who will be attending the AALL annual meeting in DC this summer (or who lives/works in the DC area) who would be interested in presenting on a panel about APIs? I am coordinating a deep dive session on API...
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Executive Director Search - Deadline Extended

The Minuteman Library Network, in Natick, Massachusetts, is seeking an Executive Director due to an upcoming retirement. This is a rare opportunity to lead an innovative, collaborative, future facing, membership-driven library network in the Metrowes...
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Idea lab Challenges coming soon!

The IUG Enhancements and Innovative Products Teams are pleased to announce two timed challenges launching next week! The Polaris Potluck Challenge and the Sierra Public Services Smorgasbord Challenge will run concurrently from March 13 – 27. Each...


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