Monthly Archives: November 2013

Use your keyboard to find a review file

We have a lot of review files in Sierra. This can be a problem when selecting a review file from some Sierra functions, such as Data Exchange and Global Update.  The review file number isn’t listed in the drop down … Continue reading

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Save paper- don’t print receipts!

Did you know that every time you checkout or renew an item Sierra prints a receipt when you close the patron record? At a service desk this is a good thing, as we can give the receipt to the student … Continue reading

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Function keys

Sierra, like Millennium, allows you to configure your keyboard function keys to work as shortcuts. Unlike Millennium, because your Sierra login is personalised and unique to you, you can now customise the function keys to your own personal requirements. Function … Continue reading

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What colour is your Sierra?

Sierra comes in two different ‘skins’, or colour schemes. Half Dome is a rather nice green and brown colour scheme (though the function buttons are a little hard to read) while Glacier Point is mostly grey. If you want to … Continue reading

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