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Searches by SCAT category number?

Hello, Is it possible to search on a SCAT category number? If yes, how do you do it?   SCAT FILE MAINTENANCE (Call number)        STARTING #     ENDING #      CATEGORY     DESCRIPTION 0065 > CN  0001       CN  1355         21                   H...
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Automating searches to find course reserve materials?

At the beginning of each semester, we get a list of required texts from the bookstore. Currently, the circulation staff manually searches each title to see if we own it so it can be put on course reserve. I have been asked to automate a comparison of...
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Space at the end of 6xx fields and Global Update

Hello, I've run into an oddity while using Global Update that is generating extra manual editing of records. One of my cataloguers has been adding a space after the period in the subject and genre MARC fields. Whenever I try to global update a su...
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Job Opening: Cataloging Librarian, Atlanta, GA

Cataloging Librarian, Atlanta, GA ACA Library, SCAD Atlanta Please apply online: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/17123 Summary The Cataloging Librarian coordinates and performs activities associated with the SCAD-Atlanta cataloging operation...
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Job Opening: Member Services Librarian, Technical Services

Member Services Librarian, Technical Services CCS Consortium, Arlington Heights, IL Are you a collaborative, detail-oriented individual with a strong background in cataloging and technical services? Bring your experience and expertise to CCS as p...
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Load bib records directly from BookWhere?

We have software called BookWhere software that has a feature called Send, currently grayed out, which according to the Help file will let us put MARC records directly into our ILS (only for some systems). Does Sierra have a way to load bib records w...
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OCLC Data Sync Collection one time project questions

I am tasked with doing a one time Data Sync Collection project with OCLC. I have sent 3 files to OCLC of the bibliographic information. My questions relate to what I do with the information that I will eventually get back from OCLC. The history of ou...
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Next Record functionality lost after upgrade to Sierra 2.4

After upgrade to Sierra 2.4 last night the go to Next Record functionality has stopped working when browsing a list of remote records from Worldcat. My Display - Browse Option is set to Compact Browse. Has anyone else lost this functionality on upgra...
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Searching records by cataloger / user

Is there any way in the Sierra Cataloging module to search by the name of the cataloger in order to see who cataloged certain materials? We are a small department, and this would be extremely useful in certain instances! Best, Stephen...
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Spine label template request: Sierra libraries with templates for Zebra LP 2824 Plus, for Dewey

Hi there, any other libraries using the Zebra LP 2824 Plus with Sierra and Dewey call numbers to print, and if so, are you willing to share your .jrxml templates for us to try? Neither the default nor our previously customized templates for Millenniu...
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245 doesn't end with period

Hi all, I am trying to come up with a search strategy for general clean-up purposes that would identify all of our bib records with a 245 that doesn't end with a period. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to find these? Obviously create lists...
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JOB OPENING: Cataloger/Electronic Resources Librarian (FULL-TIME) in NJ

Hello everyone, Job posting attached. The Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) is a thriving, diverse nonprofit public library consortium located in Morris, Somerset and Warren Counties. MAIN’s chief charges are providing the ILS and techni...
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scan barcodes to change status

Hey all, I've looked around for this and I haven't come up with anything. Is there a way to scan a barcode to change the status of that item? An example would be wanting to scan a bin of items to a 'storage' status. Is there a way to do this in...
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Bib display flickering in Sierra Desktop App

I know some sites have reported that their SDA display flickers when they expand 006, 007 or 008 fields in bib records ( see http://innovativeusers.org/list/archives/2015/msg01759.html). Did anyone open a ticket about this and/or find a solution ...
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