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June 6, 2013. SWAN Member’s Quarterly Meeting. SWAN Director’s Report. Projects completed March - May 2013 Review SWAN Changes 4 years Strategic Plan Update Upcoming Projects. Projects completed March - May 2013. Server infrastructure improved Reduce Millennium backup time

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June 6 2013

June 6, 2013

SWAN Member’s Quarterly Meeting


Swan director s report

SWAN Director’s Report

  • Projects completed March - May 2013

  • Review SWAN Changes 4 years

  • Strategic Plan Update

  • Upcoming Projects


Projects completed march may 2013

Projects completed March - May 2013

  • Server infrastructure improved

  • Reduce Millennium backup time

  • Reporter implementation

  • ILS Committee progress

  • Complete new SWAN support website


Swan infrastructure improved

SWAN Infrastructure Improved

SWAN network 2012

SWAN network 2013


Swan changes over last 4 years

SWAN Changes: Over Last 4 Years


Maintenance hours big win

Maintenance Hours: BIG WIN

OLD: 2 ½ HOURS (10pm – 12:30pm)

New: 30 minutes!

Announced May 6th


Complete swan adopts rda

Complete: SWAN Adopts RDA


Rda issues

RDA Issues

  • Publication Date Sort: WebPAC & Encore

    • Problem in R2009B (Noted in SWANcom)

  • Workaround Now in Place: June 2013

    • Fixed 4,000 existing bib records

    • Daily work by Bib Services, June - Fall

  • Fixed in R2011.1.3 Upgrade


Strategic plan goals

Strategic Plan: Goals

  • 9 Goals Total, Here is What is Underway in 3-year Plan:

  • Goal: Recommend direction for SWAN integrated library system (ILS) platform

    • Board determines ILS Committee & Charge

    • Conduct informal demonstrations & investigation with other libraries, consortia

    • Determine length of extension with Innovative

    • Milestone: should we keep looking?

  • Goal: Create outreach program

    • Recruit 12 ambassadors: SWAN library directors

    • Assign libraries to ambassadors & schedule visits

    • Hold SWAN quarterly meetings at member libraries: 12 libraries for 2013-2015


Upcoming projects june august 2013

Upcoming Projects June - August 2013


Upcoming projects june august 20131

Upcoming Projects June - August 2013


Network changes

Network Changes

SWAN needs a new network

  • Old MLS domain must end (mls.lib.il.us)

    • swan.mls.lib.il.us = WebPAC

  • Move to independent network within RAILS data center (currently mixed in with RAILS Burr Ridge office network)

  • Current external & internal IP address must change

  • Prepares SWAN for any future network changes


Swan support website

SWAN Support Website


Swan quarterly password change

SWAN Quarterly Password Change

Current method

New website method

Use the support.swanlibraries.net website

Works from any browser, anywhere

Try it now! June Quarterly changes 6/13/13

  • Use the URL: http://204.120.131.105/director/

  • Only works on VPN, e.g. in your library

  • Use for June Quarterly, but method ends Sept Quarterly meeting


Swan meetings 2013

SWAN Meetings 2013

  • July 9 COTW: Brookfield Zoo

  • Technology Users Group MtgJuly 18: Burr Ridge

  • August 13 COTW: Woodridge

  • Quarterly Sept 5 rescheduled to Sept 12: Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library

  • October 8 COTW: Burr Ridge (or elsewhere?)

  • November 12 COTW: Midlothian

  • Quarterly Dec 5: Prairie Trails Public Library District


Illinois heartland share

Illinois Heartland: SHARE

  • http://www.illshareit.com/

  • Live April 2013

  • 427 Libraries (merged 4 consortia)

  • 10 million items available

  • Polaris

  • Huge impact on ILDS delivery between Heartland hubs


Swan member s quarterly meeting

  • End of Executive Director report

  • Look for this presentation here:http://support.swanlibraries.net/gov/meetings


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