Category Archives: SirsiDynix

More Progress on HIP 4.1

I have made a few adjustments to HIP. I now have new additions working. I put a little weather channel thing on the page, the e-mail lists function now works, Pub Date sorts are now newest to oldest, Subject headings … Continue reading

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Snowed in

Well, the library is closed because of the snow storm. We had about 9″ of snow here in South Bend. The phone tree broke down, so I didn’t get the message until I was three quarters of the way to … Continue reading

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HIP 4.1 seems to be comming together

We still have a few issues with HIP 4.1 1. No subject headings on bib view2. Can’t e-mail lists3. Kid’s HIP isn’t limited to J items4. Needs to be re-indexed periodically5. Sort by pub date gives oldest items first (who … Continue reading

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Burn Out

I am sorry that I haven’t posted in a while, but with all the excitement and frustration of the ILS upgrade coupled with illness, (my own and my children’s) I just haven’t had the energy, time or desire to post. … Continue reading

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We went live….and I am still alive :)

I am just now able to take a breath. We went live on November 10th with Horizon 7.4 and HIP 4.1. That’s right, I said 4.1. We were moving from classic Dynix and WebPac, and this is my first experience … Continue reading

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Webex Woes

Webex Training Pros and Cons: As the Cass District Library migrates from Classic Dynix to Horizon, one of the major problems that we have encountered is adequate training. Our agreement with Sirsi-Dynix includes a coupon for “unlimited” Webex sessions until … Continue reading

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Weblogs.us has been down

I am sorry that my blog has been down. Weblogs.us has had some sort of problems today. I am working on a post about sirsi-dynix training.

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The Gordian Knot

The Gordian Knot is: A collaborative weblog for all Sirsi & Dynix customers to discuss the present and look to the future. I have agreed to be an occasional author on this new blog and to report on our progress … Continue reading

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Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web 2.0 refers to a perceived transition of the World Wide Web from a collection of websites to a full-fledged computing platform serving web applications to end users. The proponents of this thinking expect that … Continue reading

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Kudos to SirsiDynix

This certainly helps alleviate the unease I have been feeling about our upcoming migration to Horizon! HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-September 21, 2005-SirsiDynix announced today that it has established an Emergency Hosting and Consulting Services Program for libraries in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama … Continue reading

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