Sierra Software

Library staff can obtain and install the Sierra software for their computers by doing the following:

  1. Use the Sierra Desktop URL to initiate the install: Sierra Desktop App.
  2. You should be redirected to an install page where you can download the OS-appropriate installer. Please note that you MUST allow popups in your browser.
  3. Run the installer, answering the required prompts.
  4. When prompted, enter as the server to connect to.
  5. When installing from a Mac, follow the link using Safari--there may be issues with installation using Chrome or Firefox.
    Additional information for installing from a Mac:
  1. Click on Finder | Applications | System Preferences
  2. Select Security and Privacy
  3. Under General, .Allow applications downloaded from., select Anywhere then Allow From Anywhere button.
  4. Download the installer.
  5. After downloading, double click on the installer and follow the installer wizard prompts.
  6. When prompted, enter as the server to connect to.
  7. When the installation completes, if you would like to change the Security settings back to Apple's default, undo your changes
  8. Make sure the security level in the Java Control Panel is set to Medium.
If you have problems with Java in installing the program try this link from Box:
If you have problems with the installation, contact Denyse Rodgers (x2771 or