FOLIO Migration Date Change – Tuesday May 28th – Go Live Wednesday May 29th

There has been a change in date to our FOLIO migration window. Initially the Library catalog access disruption was to occur on May 20th with Go-Live occurring on May 21st. The new date for catalog migration downtime has changed to Tuesday, May 28th with operations resuming online on May 29th.

Cataloging Downtime

  • Hold on processing of new materials until after May 28.
  • This will NOT affect the circulation of existing materials – you can continue to borrow materials from the Library at the Library Services Desk and at Media Resource Center.

On May 28th

Work stops in our current Library Service Platform and final data is migrated to FOLIO.

As the previous catalog is taken offline there will be some disruption in access to our catalog and Royal Search.

Services AFFECTED by the transition:

  • Royal Search may be temporarily unavailable.
  • Holds will not be able to be placed through Royal Search.
  • Access to My Library Accounts will be offline.
  • Search for Print and Media Reserves will be offline.
  • Lib Guides will still be accessible through our website though some links may not be available.

Services NOT affected by the transition:

  • Library Materials and Course Reserves can still be borrowed from the Library Services Desk and Media Resource Center.
  • Databases will still be accessible through our A-Z list.
  • Illiad will be available for interlibrary loan.
  • Advanced eReserves search will still be available.
  • Cloudsource OA will still be online and available for searching.
  • Digital Services will still be online and available for searching.

May 29th


First working day on FOLIO. All operations, with the exception of EZBorrow, should be back online.

Part of this transition will upgrade our patron empowerment tools in Royal Search. If you are University Student, Faculty, or Staff member, when you log in for the first time and go to place a hold or access an article post transition you will be prompted to personalize your My EBSCO account. This will connect you to your Royal Search dashboard where you can view your requests and loans through the library as well as save and organize your research.

As we transition, more information about new services and features will be provided, as well as training opportunities.

Thank you again for your patience and understanding as we migrate to our new system.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Cataloging and Metadata Librarian Marleen Cloutier at

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