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We've identified a new platform to host our klasusers listserv and are in the process of getting it setup and operational. We expect it to be back up and running early next week!  Since we haven't completed the process as of this morning, however, I am again posting this week's KLAS Users' Weekly Wrap-up here. 


Today, North Carolina goes into Phase 1 of a three-phase plan to reopen the state, which means some retail businesses are opening back up, but restaurants, salons, gyms, etc. are still closed. Keystone staff are all still working from home, and doing all they can to continue the service and support you've come to expect from us. We're in constant communication with one another, and you can always reach us by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or calling 800-222-9711. We hope you have a great weekend, and invite you to spend a bit of time checking out all the newest content we've curated for you in the last week.

KeyNotes Blog Post

In our newest KeyNotes guest post series, KLAS users share how their library / organization is faring & policy / service / other changes related to Covid19. e welcome submissions from any KLAS user who wants to share their experience during this time. You can send your submission to Chandra Thornton, President, KLAS Users' Group (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and / or Drea Callicutt, Keystone Systems, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you're interested in contributing a post.

In this week’s post Sam Lundberg, Reader Advisor, New Mexico State Library, Library for the Blind & Print Disabled describes service changes they're made, including a great tip about implementing a temporary Google Voice number to avoid providing the personal numbers of library staff to patrons.

New MARC Records Corrections

The latest MARC record corrections have been posted. Note however that the New file (and Aprils mid-month New file) are not yet available from NLS. 

Discussion Forum Post

Did you know you can import a list of KLAS IDs using Quick Request or Add HasHad? In this week's forum post, Katy writes, "This is a neat feature of 7.7 that could easily be overlooked... but I think once you get to know it, you'll love it! Do you have a patron who likes to email in their request list? Do you put seasonal titles or staff picks in your newsletter, and get patrons asking you to send them the whole list? You can put that whole list on the patron's request list or service queue without needing to retype all of those DB numbers." Learn more in this week's forum post!

Current KLAS version

Our release schedule for KLAS v7.7 now uses the Agile methodology to push out smaller much more frequent releases. The latest version of KLAS is 7.7.29. KLAS v 7.7.30 will be available to our early relase customers soon. You can always access the latest release list on klasusers.com.
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