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Library System network going live
The Illinois Heartland Library System's new computer network SHARE (Sharing Heartland's Available Resources Equally) is in the process of going live. This network links Bryan-Bennett Library with more than 400 libraries in South and Central Illinois. Staff are presently working through offline software and are trying to work out the processing glitches. Staff hope to have things up and running by April 15. Until that point, the online computer catalog will not be functioning.
Thank you for your patience
The new library system network is up and running. The staff is still learning its way around the network. The former library system operated the other network well over 15 years, which is virtually a dinosaur in the computer world. So, it's been a while since we've taken on something this large. We thank you for your patience as we learn.
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Southern Illinois Libraries on The Go
Patrons with a Bryan-Bennett card may come to the Library to get their accounts set up to download E-Books. Bryan-Bennett is part of the Southern Illinois Libraries on the Go, a consortium of libraries in the region. The consortium subscribes to OverDrive, a leading full-service distributor of eBooks.Please contact Bryan-Bennett Library for more information.
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