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Acquisitions In Alma: Transitioning From Voyager To Alma, Kate Seago Jun 2016

Acquisitions In Alma: Transitioning From Voyager To Alma, Kate Seago

Library Presentations

Alma offers some advantages to Acquisitions particularly for managing electronic workflows and communicating with vendors. However, transitioning from Voyager to Alma and learning Alma’s nuances was challenging as we reworked workflows.


Starting Over: Coding To Work With Alma After Voyager, Kathryn Lybarger Jun 2016

Starting Over: Coding To Work With Alma After Voyager, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

When the University of Kentucky was a Voyager library, I wrote a variety of tools to support our processes, ranging from tiny one-line macros to larger software packages. Now that we've migrated to Alma/Primo, everything has changed! Many of the ways I extended Voyager are part of Alma by default, and Alma's community (and available APIs) encourage even further development. In this presentation, I will describe some differences between the two systems, how they affected the types of support tools I wanted, and the ways I was able to create them.


Is "Good Enough" Good Enough? Envisioning The Future Intersection Of Libraries And Online Learning, Mia Breitkopf, Logan Rath Jun 2016

Is "Good Enough" Good Enough? Envisioning The Future Intersection Of Libraries And Online Learning, Mia Breitkopf, Logan Rath

Library Presentations

PDF of the slides used to present a discussion at the State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) Conference in Binghamton, New York, on June 10, 2016. Discussion focused on envisioning how academic libraries and librarians should plan in a forward-thinking proactive way to support online learning as distance education grows SUNY-wide.