Alma/Primo Update August 28, 2018

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Important activities and dates

Recently Completed

  • 2018-08-16: Cutover and go-live dates set; Aleph Technical Services freeze – end of day 12/14/18 (Circulation and ILL remain available); data extract from Aleph to start 12/17/18, and data load on Alma to be completed 1/18/2019. Go-live scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, 2019!
  • 2018-08-05: August Alma release installed on production (next release September 2)
  • 2018-08-19: September Alma release installed on sandboxes (next release September 16)

In Process 

  • “Mini migration” for testing migration fixes for 360 Link data, bib records with STA fields, EDI invoices, and Z305 fields
  • Reviewing migrated data in Alma
  • Preparing go-live checklists for testing functionality
  • Reviewing Primo VE functionality

Upcoming training 

  • Thursday, September 6, 10:00: Webinar: Work Orders vs. Temporary Locations
  • Thursday, September 13: Webinar: User Management for Library Administrators: how to set up profiles and add roles
  • Friday, September 14: Webinar: Primo – preparing for spring semester bibliographic instruction

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