Site Reports 2017

System Information   –   Projects & Plans   –   Modules in Use


SiteVersion of Software No. of Bib RecordsNo. of Patron RecordsNo. of Staff LicensesDiscovery SolutionServer Hosting
Australian National UniversitySierra 3.21,926,140 68,351 150 SummonInternally by University IT
Auckland LibrariesSierra 3.21,225,879 1,041,373 620 Encore DuetInternally by University IT
City of Gold CoastSierra 3.1395,348 276,003 500 Encore DuetBy III
Deakin UniversitySierra 3.11,265,412 135,330 150 EBSCO EDSInternally by University IT
Federation University AustraliaSierra 3.0560,108 32,924 50 PrimoInternally by University IT
Griffith UniversityMillennium. Migrating to Sierra 3.2 Dec 2017.1,080,441 171,255 150 SummonInternally by University IT
Massey UniversitySierra 3.1 1,228,082 33,620 207 EBSCO EDSInternally by University IT
Murdoch UniversitySierra 3.1 779,520 86,208 97 SummonInternally by University IT
Queensland University of TechnologyMillennium1,274,317 205,506 150 SummonInternally by University IT
State Library of South AustraliaSierra 3.11,018,590 34,265 250 EncoreBy III
State Library of WASierra 3.22,072,768 11,4875 120 EncoreInternally at the Library
Sutherland Shire LibrariesSierra 3.1 187,000 70,000 60 EncoreBy III
Sydney UniversitySierra 3.1 3,313,966 445,229 4000 SummonInternally at the Library
University of MelbourneSierra 3.1 3,812,004 318,265 367 EBSCO EDSBy III
University of NewcastleSierra 3.0 Encore DuetInternally by University IT
University of TasmaniaSierra 2.1884,179 186,159 100 EBSCO EDSInternally by University IT
University of Technology SydneyMillennium 1,028,766 118,490 130Endeca with Primo Central IndexInternally by University IT
University of WollongongSierra 3.2 977,947 113,519 130EBSCO EDSBy III
Victoria UniversitySierra 3.31,159,378 112,010 112 EBSCO EDSBy III

SitesProducts being Beta tested Anything built using Sierra APIs Anything built using direct SQL Achievements for 2017Plans for 2018
ANU NoNoExperimenting with internal reports Greatly simplified our fund codes; switched to using status 'f' for serial orders; ceased using Sierra to calculate encumbrances. Not at this stage
Auckland Libraries NoWe are using the APIs on our new library website to get cover images for book belts We are testing a proof of concept data warehouse that will hold data retrieved from the SQL queries New website Implementing ContentDM
City of Gold Coast Vital 8.0 SP1 Yes - adhoc patron email communications Yes scheduled maintenance lists Linked data (Ebsco). Established Vital test environment and loaded Vital 8.0. More work with APIs. Commonwealth Games. Payment gateways. Library app.
Deakin University NoNoNoImplemented Single Sign On Decommissioned Encore Synergy and refreshed and redesigned WebPAC APIs. Upgrade to Sierra 3.2+ Upgrade servers to RHEL7 Implement instant updates to patron records via Patron APIs.
Federation University Australia NoNoNoImplementing RFID at new Brisbane campus (supplementing exisiting 3M selfchecks in operation at all other campus libraries). Trialed Mobile Worklists. Working with IT on identity management project to achieve improved integration of patron data. No
Griffith University NoNoNoMigrating to Sierra 3.2 in December Potentially implementing Sierra ILL and Article Reach. Patron APIs to make info available in student portal and Blackboard
Massey University Auto-harvesting of Sierra bib records into EBSCO EDS Currently assisting EBSCO with their efforts to build patron functionality into EDS using Sierra APIs Find course reserves, for use in an EDS custom link. List the titles in an e-resource, for use in an EDS custom link. Find all patrons with fines that have risen over $45 since previous lookup. Using EBSCO EDS as sole public catalogue interface from November 2017. Started implementation of single sign-on using Shibboleth. Thorough testing of Innovative's ERM replacement, with a view to phasing out coverage loads and manual maintenance of ERM info.
Murdoch University NoNoNoUpgraded to Sierra 3.1. Review of available library information technologies and development of a strategy for implementing refreshed technologies across the Library. Implementation of technology refresh strategy developed in 2017.
Queensland University of Technology NoNoNoFinalised procurement of new Library Services Platform to replace Millennium. In 2018 QUT will be going live with a new Library Services Platform. Millennium to be decommissioned mid-2018 (Note: 2017 will be our last year as a member of AIUG).
State Library of South Australia NoNoUser accounts workflows and permissions for auditing purposes. Operating System upgrade to RH6. Sierra upgrade to 3.1 (Production and Training servers) Encore upgrade to 4.6 SP2 Increase records in Review files. Implement Mobile Worklists. Implement SSO. Aim to procure an Archival Management System.
State Library of WA NoNoReport on spending by Public Libraries against their budget allocation; run weekly NoReview of Encore
Sutherland Shire Libraries NoNoNoNoHoping to use Sierra patron API for a custom online patron self-registration form. Also use patron API for linking Sierra patron database to Gespage print management database
Sydney University NoWe have continued to develop our middle ware between peoplesoft and sierra NoNoNone
University of Melbourne NoThe University Student Portal has offered students library functionality for many years, initially using the My Millennium API and SIP2 to display loans, fines, holds etc and to allow renewals. In 2017 the interface was redeveloped to use the Sierra APIs. It is huge undertaking requiring several 100K API calls per day. Provision of statistics and reporting for Program Registration activity. Redevelopment of University Student Portal to use the Sierra APIs. Redevelopment of the University SSO. Use of Pathfinder Pro to integrate Sierra with Special Collection requesting via the Aeon system. Population of ERM resource records in EDS discovery layer. Opening of webpac to Google, to meet user demand and practices, particularly relating to database access. No
University of Newcastle NoWorked with Unilinc to implement API/Mulesoft/web services to provide online payments for the client in real time. This removes the NIS form Nustar(student system) and responds back to Sierra to remove the debt. Takes less than 3 minutes to complete this process. Great feedback from students. Even better feedback from DLS staff and UON IT services--removed interface that was becoming very outdated! NoCommenced implementation of E-reserve+ UON is development partners in regards to the 'ingest' data and the proposed API integration with Acquisition No
University of Tasmania EDS intergration NoYesImplemented circulation at Rozelle campus library via self checkout unit Upgrading Sierra, integrating holdings with LA, EDS harvesting Sierra holdings
University of Technology Sydney NoNoYes, for a new Discovery layer project Upgrade from Millennium 2011 1.5 to Millennium 2014 2.04_5. OS upgrade from RHEL4 to RHEL6 Oracle upgrade to 11g. Training server upgrade and refresh. Sierra migration
University of Wollongong NoNoA report for ELR survey NoNo
Victoria University NoNoNoGoing live with EDS Harvester API soon. Full implementation of SSO.

SiteModules in UseOther
Auckland LibrariesAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, Decision Centre, EDIFACT, ILL, Online Patron Registration, Patron API, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check, Web Access Management, WebBridge. ContentDM, 3M/Bibliotecha RFID, SCUs, RCUs, Sorter, Smart shelf Syndetics, EZProxy, ChilliFresh, MARCEdit, Monitor public computing, Boopsie mobile app.
Australian National UniversityAcquisitions, ArticleReach, Cataloguing, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, External Patron Verification (LDAP), Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, SIP2 Self Check.
City of Gold CoastAcquisitions, Cataloguing, CIRCA, Decision Centre, EDIFACT, ERM, Knowledge Base, Mobile Worklists, My Library! Patron App, Online Patron Registration, Patron API, Program Registration, RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check, Web Access Management.Vital, Encore, API, Webpac
Deakin UniversityAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Linked Data Patron API, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, Single Sign-On, SIP2 Self Check, WebBridge. We are investigating: Knowledge Base, Mobile Worklists.
Federation University AustraliaAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, ILL Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, SIP2 Self Check.
Griffith UniversityAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Single Sign-On, SIP2 Self Check.
Massey UniversityAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, External Patron Verification (LDAP), Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Linked Data, Pathfinder Pro, Patron API, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check, WebBridge.
Murdoch UniversityAcquisitions, ArticleReach, Cataloguing, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, External Patron Verification (LDAP), Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Patron API, RSS Feeds, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check.
Queensland University of TechnologyAcquisitions, Cataloguing, CIRCA, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Single Sign-On, SIP2 Self Check, Web Access Management, WebBridge. Circulation, My Millennium, Web Service API , Patron Update API , Patron Fines Payment API.
State Library of South AustraliaAcquisitions, Cataloguing, ERM, Online Patron Registration, RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, WebBridge.
State Library of WAAcquisitions, Cataloguing, CIRCA, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, External Patron Verification (LDAP), Online Patron Registration, Pathfinder Pro, Patron API, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Web Access Management, WebBridge.
Sutherland Shire LibrariesAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, Decision Centre, Ecommerce, EDIFACT, ILL, Online Patron Registration, Pathfinder Pro, RSS Feeds, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check, Web Access Management.
Sydney UniversityAcquisitions, ArticleReach, CIRCA, Decision Centre, Ecommerce, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, External Patron Verification (LDAP), ILL, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Patron API, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check.
University of MelbourneAcquisitions, Airpac, ArticleReach, Cataloguing, CIRCA, Decision Centre, Ecommerce, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Online Patron Registration, Pathfinder Pro, Patron API, Program Registration, RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Single Sign-On, SIP2 Self Check.
University of NewcastleAcquisitions, Airpac, EDIFACT, ERM, ArticleReach, Cataloguing, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Knowledge Base, Patron API, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check, WebBridge.
University of TasmaniaAcquisitions, Cataloguing, Decision Centre, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Pathfinder Pro, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check.
University of Technology SydneyAcquisitions, Airpac, Cataloguing, Ecommerce, EDIFACT, ERM, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Patron API, Serials, SIP2 Self Check. ASRS; Circulation. Non III products: FE self check machines, Ezproxy, RapidILL, Relais, MarcEdit, SFX, Metalib, PCI (Primo Central Index), bxRecommender.
University of WollongongAcquisitions, Airpac, ArticleReach, Cataloguing, Decision Centre, EDIFACT, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, SIP2 Self Check.
Victoria UniversityAcquisitions, Airpac, ArticleReach, EDIFACT, Enterprise Backup, ERM, Inn-Reach (Bonus+ Consortium), Knowledge Base, Patron API, Program Registration, RSS Feeds, Scheduler/Task Builder, Serials, Sierra Web Application, Single Sign-On, SIP2 Self Check, Web Access Management, WebBridge.