Site Software version Bib records Patrons Staff licenses Discovery solution Server hosting
Auckland Libraries Sierra 4.0 1,256,464 932,509 620 Encore Duet Host own Sierra, but III host Encore Duet.
Auckland University of Technology Sierra 3.2 580,763 76,494 50 EBSCO EDS By III
Deakin University Sierra 4.1 beta 138,7309 164,161 150 EBSCO EDS; YEWNO widget Internally by University IT
Federation University Sierra 3.1 581,998 158,557 50 Primo Internally by University IT
Griffith University Sierra 4.0 1,066,798 204,088 75 Summon By III
Massey University Library Sierra 3.1 1,289,249 33,978 130 EBSCO EDS Internally by University IT
Murdoch University Sierra 4.0 769,925 75,216 97 Summon Internally by University IT
State Library of South Australia Sierra 4.0 1,026,945 38,080 250 Encore By III
State Library of Western Australia Sierra 4.0 1,992,254 122,590 120 Encore Internally at the Library
Sutherland Shire Libraries Sierra 4.0 187,000 70,000 - Encore By III
University of Melbourne Sierra 3.1 3,803,811 348,948 300 EBSCO EDS By III
University of Newcastle Sierra 3.4 1,491,268 211,247 511 Encore Duet Internally by University IT
University of Technology Sydney Millennium 1,108,002 107,858 130 Endeca with Primo Central Index Internally at the Library
University of Wollongong Sierra 3.4 978,137 127,747 - EBSCO EDS -
Victoria University Sierra 4.1 1,268,368 46,809 112 EBSCO EDS By III
Projects & Plans
Site Beta Testing Sierra APIs SQL queries Achievements for 2018 Plans for 2019
Auckland Libraries No Extended use of Aquisitions API with more vendors. Built prototype data warehouse and extending that into something long standing. No Looking into getting an API middleware which will allow for more secure and better APIs. Plan to connect this with RFID technology and notices.
Auckland University of Technology No Patron ingest to Sierra from University registry system. VuFind test server - to collect holdings information.
Sierra reporting service
No Potentially moving to VuFind as discovery service and catalogue.
Deakin University Sierra 4.1 No No No Real-time updates to patron records.
Federation University No NO No Implemented RFID (provided by FE Technologies) at new Brisbane campus library.
Completed migration of Bib and Item records from Alma to Sierra for Berwick campus library (in handover from Monash Uni to FedUni).
Automatic weekly loading of Patron records via Scheduler since change from OIM to MIM (Microsoft Identity Management) across FedUni.
KnowledgeBase for ERM enabled.
Reviewing with local IT staff potential move to cloud hosting by III.
Griffith University No No No Migrated from locally hosted Millennium to III hosted Sierra. Evaluate/investigate options for discovery and management of electronic resources.
Implement a new Interlibrary loan system.
Massey University Library Auto harvesting Sierra data into EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS),
No No No No
Murdoch University No No No New website launched
Working on restyling Webpac to match.
Move from penalty points to fines for overdue items. Fines will be limited to recalled and high demand items.
Introduction of automatic renewals.
Investigate integration options with student management system using APIs.
State Library of South Australia No No Permission lists Engaged III for an onsite consultancy reviewing current practices and options within modules. The consultancy took place 25-29 June; report from III within a month. Currently reviewing the report and identifying priorities. Actions from the consultancy report.
Continue research into Archival Management Systems and likelihood of export of records out of Sierra.
State Library of WA No No No Reviewed Encore Implement findings from Encore review
Sutherland Shire Library No Custom Patron Online Registration No Custom Patron Online Registration Digital Asset Management System install
University of Melbourne No Easy web interface for staff to match lists of ISBNs to Sierra database and get a report in Excel emailed to them with basic details of each matching item No No No
University of Newcastle No No No No No
University of Technology Sydney No No No No Library relocation to a new building
University of Wollongong No No No Modified loan rules (reduced from 22 to 11). All staff and students can now borrow for 170 days with no fines. Fines only apply to the non-return of requested items.
YBP shelf-ready tested and implemented.
CJK implemented in July for Hong Kong partner library.
Victoria University No No Updating A-Z databases Libguide from Sierra ERM Implemented EDS Harvester API.
Completed implementation of SSO.
Continuing to investigate Innovative Knowledge Base.
Investigating API for fine payments.