Thursday, April 28, 2011

AquaBrowser Upgrade completed

The enhanced functionality includes:
• A major indexing revision to search many additional MARC tags including: notes and subject headings to retrieve theses, Hugo and Nebula Award winners, etc. Try a search for "AFI's 100 years" to find films honored by the American Film Institute
• Advanced search additions: keyword, additional format options
• The advanced search “Reset” button will be re-labeled “Clear”
• Added link to Login/Renew Items to SDLN header
• Added labels to Hide/Show word cloud
• Added link to Check Availability – takes the user directly to holdings information
• Changed labels from Normal to Basic Search and Advanced to Advanced Search
• Added additional information to the Help documentation

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Library catalog update

The upgrade did not go as well as we hoped it might.

If you are searching for books and not having success with Aquabrowser, please try:

http://argos.sdln.net/F to search the catalog.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Library catalog update

An update to the library catalog is scheduled for Easter Sunday.

The AquaBrowser Enhancements will be moved to the production site during the evening of Sunday 24 April 2011. You will see them in place beginning on Monday 25 April 2011.

The AquaBrowser site will be unavailable for approximately 3 hours, from 4 p.m. MT to 7 p.m. MT while the work is being done.

The ALEPH OPAC will be available during this time at http://argos.sdln.net/F for you to search the catalog.

As a reminder:
All links will remain the same, you will just find enhanced functionality.



• A major indexing revision to search many additional MARC tags including: notes and subject headings to retrieve accelerated reader material, theses, “book club tub”, YARP, other awards, etc.
• Added a new refine option to refine by reading level and points in accelerated reader material
• Advanced search additions: keyword, additional format options
• The advanced search “Reset” button will be re-labeled “Clear”
• Added link to Login/Renew Items to SDLN header
• Added labels to Hide/Show word cloud
• Added link to Check Availability – takes the user directly to holdings information
• Changed labels from Normal to Basic Search and Advanced to Advanced Search
• Added additional information to the Help documentation
• Refine facets re-ordered as follows (collection at the top):
o Collection
o Author
o Publication Date
o Subject
o Reading Level
o Series Title
o Language
o Person
o Region
o Time period

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