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Sierra Training

Upgrades

SIERRA 5.0

MCFLS will upgrade from Sierra 4.2 to 50 in Q1 of 2020.  Please see the release notes and known issues documents linked below as well as a brief presentation by another III library on the 5.0 features.  Innovative has shared this two minute video for Sierra 5.0. ​


SIERRA 4.2 KNOWN ISSUES / BUG INFORMATION

  • Staff may use THIS LINK to view a complete list of Sierra 4.2 features and bugs.

  • MCLFS Running list of Known Issues and Bugs it is watching
  • The following appear to be fixed with this Sierra upgrade:
    • Occasionally the cancel of one hold by staff in Sierra leads to multiple holds being cancelled
    • Multiple window setting causes new dialog boxes to get lost and open behind the main application window instead of displaying to the front
    • When there is a long holds list for bib level holds you sort by one column header such as patron name, the hold order is no longer preserved.  (Search/Holds mode)
  • Staff working with collection agency are asked to make sure this function is working properly.