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Struggling to get started with Sierra api

I have been struggling with getting started with the Sierra api, even the basic tutorial. My developer account has been approved, and I have active access keys on my Sierra Admin App account which I have tried refreshing. I make access tokens per the...
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Limit / sort broken

Hi, We're on Sierra 3.3 and use webpac. We've had an issue that we've known about since we went to 3.2 back in the summer, where doing an index browse (title, author, subject) and then trying to use the "Limit/Sort" page doesn't work. Wh...
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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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Default back to basic search

Hi all, Before I enter in a support ticket, I thought I'd ask here. Is there a wwwoption or any other way to default a failed search back to the basic search page rather than the advanced search? We just implemented some scoping, and an unintend...
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Cash handling system

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone is using something other than EnvisionWare Staff Register as part of your cash handling system. Or if you are using Envisionware, I would appreciate feedback on that as well. Thank you! kristin@nhfpl.org...
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Problem with Statement of Checked-out Items notice

I posted this on the Sierra List yesterday. I'm hoping someone can, if not suggest a solution, at least confirm whether or not they see the same behavior. We want to use the Statement of Checked-out Items notice to email all our library staff mem...
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IUG Steering Committee Elections now open

Hi everyone, This morning the ballot for the IUG Steering Committee elections for 2018-2019 was sent to all site contacts. The candidates are all listed here: http://innovativeusers.org/index.php/about/iug-2018-candidate-nominations.html. Please ur...
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Radical new idea? The third indicator

I have a "radical new" idea (probably someone has thought of this before, but I've never heard anyone mention it. Why not have, in the III local version of the bib record, a third indicator for every variable length field that would be &quo...
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Create lists/Scheduler question

We are new to Scheduler, and I am trying to set up a search that will be scheduled to run every month to send new and updated records for the month to Summon. I think that it should work to create a list of records with a Cat Date "within last m...
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Encore search

I have a reference librarian asking me why and I don't know. Can anyone help. The search is two phrases in quotes: "organizational behavior" "corporate culture" Result in our system is 48. When he does the same two phrases ...
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SIERRA API use to auto renew patron's expiration date.

Does anyone use SIERRA API to auto renew expiration dates on patron records? constant@nova.edu...
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Idea Lab Challenge - Old Enhancement Requests/Winners?

I just received the Innovative Idea Lab email, touting the new challenge, Sierra Public Services Workflow Challenge. Is anyone looking at past enhancement requests (many probably fall under this challenge) and plugging them in on the Idea Lab? So is/...
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WebPAC Accessibility Compliance (1/18/18 deadline)

Apologies in advance to the Sierra listserv folks, as I've posted there as well. With the January 18, 2018 deadline for website/electronic content accessibility (see https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about...
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Invitation to participate in the 2017 Library Automation Perceptions survey

Marshall Breeding is collecting data for the 2017 International Library Automation Perceptions survey conducted through Library Technology Guides. This survey, now in its eleventh annual i...
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IUG Steering Committee Nominations ending soon!

Hi everyone, Just a reminder that nominations for the IUG Steering Committee are due December 4th, only 5 days away! I hope you are considering giving back to the IUG community by running for the steering committee. We have openings for a Vice-Chai...
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Serial label printing with DYMO 450 LabelWriter Turbo?

We purchased a DYMO 450 LabelWriter Turbo to print out serial labels during check-in. We can select the printer as a label printer in Sierra but when we check issues in, nothing gets printed out. Is anyone successfully using this printer for serial c...
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Bulk transfer items to new patron (pseudo-ILL)

We don't have iii ILL. Instead, we have, for instance, a "long-term ILL" patron record that we check out items to. Due to a problem that is now in software engineering, that patron record has become unstable (we are well under the allowed...
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Northwest Users Group Meeting 201 - October 9, 2018

The date has been set.............stay tuned for additional details coming in 2018! cbly@sno-isle.org...
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INNView - does anyone else still (try to) use this?

We use INNView to view authorities while we are cataloging in Sierra. We noticed the data stopped updating sometime this spring, after Innovative did a server migration for this hosted service. Our ticket about the lack of updates got sent to "s...
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Two Associate Dean Positions at Grand Valley State University, Michigan

Two Associate Dean Positions, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Libraries is seeking nominations and applications for two Associate Deans (ADs) to provide leadership to a thriving and risk-taking organiza...


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