Surpass News

Surpass 7.20 Available Today

Last month, we told you about the coming enhancements, to your Surpass Support subscription, including access to free book cover images from Open Library and the new Surpass Cloud Backup service now included in your Surpass Support subscription*. Those enhancements and more are now available in the Surpass 7.20 update.

Some of the highlights of this update are listed below. For a complete, detailed list of the new features, enhancements, and bug fixes, see the list of Your Surpass Software.

Surpass Central

  • Add author web site links
  • New Lexile and reading program reporting features
  • Support for Surpass Cloud Backup
  • View detailed fines list while collecting fines


  • Updated Library of Congress connection information


  • Access to free book cover images from Open Library
  • Search for and view cataloged YouTube videos
  • Photos, links and text formatting in home page message widgets
  • Author photos (requires Safari Selections Level 1 or 2)


  • Custom sounds for alerts and prompts


  • Show overdue status on Missing Items Report

* Surpass Cloud Backup is included at no additional charge in new Surpass Support subscriptions and subscriptions recently renewed for a term expiring on or after May 1, 2015. If your current subscription expires before May 1, 2015, Cloud Backup will be available upon your next renewal or you may add it to your current subscription for $15.

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