Mobile Worklist

Streamline Materials Handling with Mobile Worklists
3 year platinum winner / Modern Library Awards

Reduce the back and forth between the stacks and the desk, cut down on repetitive materials handling, and decrease reliance on paper reports with Sierra Mobile Worklists.

Mobile Worklists is a native iOS app that makes materials handling and management tasks more efficient, saving time and paper for library staff. Fully cloud-based, Mobile Worklists provides new functionality for traditional library operations, including:

  • Weeding
  • Searching projects
  • Placing items on display
  • Relocation projects – moving items to and from storage, between branches, and throughout the library
  • Managing new collections
  • Generating lists of course reserve items
  • Labeling projects
  • ILL delivery tracking
  • Inventory projects
  • The ability to e-mail lists from the mobile device to other library staff, faculty, students, or patrons interested in a specific set of materials
  • Go Live Date: Installation is scheduled for end of year 2019. Training dates will be scheduled.
  • Pilot access: MHLS will work with member libraries engaged in projects as pilot libraries
  • Library Readiness: The Installation is web based. There is no localized element for implementation. Training will be required for access to Mobile Worklist.
  • Staff Documentation | FAQ -coming soon (MHLS staff not yet trained)

System and Hardware Requirements for Mobile Worklists

The Mobile Worklists app is optimized for the Apple® iPhone® and iPod®, but it also functions on the iPad® or iPad mini™.

Mobile Worklists 2.7 requires the following:

  • iOS version 9.0 or above running on one of the following devices:
    • iPhone® 4 and newer;
    • iPod touch® 5G and newer (October 2012 and newer);
    • iPad® 3 and newer (including Mini and Air)