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Welcome to the Sierra / Encore Duet Implementation Wiki

We will be using this wiki to share information among the teams, Working Groups and Discussion Groups outlined in the Organizational Framework for Implementation.

To access, please send a request for a login to the FLVC Help Desk (

  • If you are a member of a Working Group, you will receive an individual login with privileges to edit.
  • If you are staff at any of Florida's public higher education, you will receive a login for view only access.

Click on Help for information on using the wiki software.


Sierra Upgrade to 3.1

  • Sierra Production was upgraded to 3.1 on May 9th
  • Sierra Training server moved to AWS - available May 15th

SERVER AVAILABILITY as of May 26 2017:

  • Production Server for Sierra => Up and available for testing
    • Production Server for Encore => Up and available (caught up with Sierra)
  • Training Server for Sierra => Up and available moved to AWS May 10-15
  • Test Server for Sierra => Up and available - Server upgraded to Sierra 3.2. Please do not change or edit data.

Encore Upgrade to 4.6 includes:

Encore Webinars: Register at FLVCLearn

  • Encore Customization Options: Custom Header, Footer Links, Changing Text, Using Color for Text and Links, and Spanish translations on March 16, 2017, 2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT Recording
  • Encore Customization options: Facets on March 29, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00AM EDT Recording
  • Encore Options: Patron Page Functions, Tagging, Library Staff Promotion of Titles on Tuesday, May 16 2017, 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET
  • Encore Overview: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 -11:00 a.m. ET

Encore Duet/EDS Comparison Webinars

  • Encore Duet and Ebsco EDS Interface Comparison on April 11 and April 12 2017, 11:00AM - 12:30PM EDT

Implementation Groups

Acquisitions/Serials Working and Discussion Groups

Cataloging/Authorities Working and Discussion Groups

Circ/Resource Sharing Working and Discussion Groups

Discovery Configuration Working and Discussion Groups

Discovery Interface Working and Discussion Groups

ERM Working and Discussion Groups

Joint Use Working and Discussion Groups

Systems Working and Discussion Groups

Training Working and Discussion Groups

Master List of All Working Group Members

Implementation Team

ILS Coordinators

ILS IT Contacts

Ad Hoc Go Live Committee

Data Review and Profile Evaluation

Data Review and Profile Evaluation - Initial and Second Data Extracts and Loads

How to Access Sierra/Encore Duet Servers

Your institution’s network must be configured to allow access to and from Innovative's servers

Which Server/Client Should I Use Today?

Current Available Sierra and Encore Duet Servers

General Library Staff Training

Access training organized by functional area: Training Tracks

Training for Working Groups

Working Group Training - October/November/December 2016

Training Quick Start Guides

Innovative's Training Quick Start Guides

Overview/Training Recordings

Training Working Group Webinar Jan. 9 2017: Sierra / Encore Duet Implementation Training Update Recording

Training Working Group Webinar Nov. 14 2016: Spring 2017 Training - PDF Recording

Innovative Overview/Training Sessions

FALSC Overview/Training Sessions

EBSCO Overview/Training Sessions

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