Business Analysis in the Library, a use case in implementing the RFID Live Scanning Wand for stocktake
- Caroline Serrano, University of Sydney
- Lisa McIntosh, University of Sydney
The presentation will discuss how The University of Sydney Library applied business analysis principles, to leverage both Alma functionality and new technology, when we implemented the RFID Live Scanning Wand for collection stock-take process in a very large multi-campus environment.
[SESSION CANCELLED] How do we solve a problem like loading user records in Alma?
- Kristen Costello, University of Nevada Las Vegas
The University of Nevada Las Vegas Libraries worked closely with the university campus IT department to get access to student (undergraduate and graduate) information from the student information system as well as access to faculty and staff information from the Workday system. The goal of this project was to provide more accurate user record information, which could then be formatted and synced with the Alma system. Previously, employee records were manually created and students were only identified as undergraduate students regardless of matriculation status. The new student user record load process went into effect after UNLV went live on Alma in December 2017 and the faculty and staff user record load process was finalized and implemented in March 2020. This presentation will cover how we output the data from the campus data sources, massage it into XML format using PowerShell scripts and then automatically load the user records into Alma.
Recording – still in progress
Document Delivery @LIBISnet – where to start… and where to end?
- Gijs Noels, KULeuven/LIBIS
Document delivery, whether it’s physical or digital, seems to be booming business these days. Actually it always has been or should have been… but the solutions and possibilities which currently exist make it difficult to keep track of evolutions and make it difficult to be sure we’re currently offering the best possible services to our end users. In this session we would like to provide an overview of the current Alma related document delivery solutions and zoom in on flows like FN (fulfilment network) and RapidILL which we implemented within the LIBISnet consortium. More specifically, we want to zoom in on the issues we currently experience, hoping we can start a dialogue with Ex Libris and the community to be able to implement the best possible document delivery solution for our end users today (AFN?) and in the near future (Rapido?)!
Alma Product Update
- Dana Moshkovits, Ex Libris / Clarivate
Please join us for an Alma product update to hear about Alma’s focus on providing more value to the library from workflow simplification, collaborative collection management, Linked Data, and more.