About a year ago we sent a message out to our libraries asking if libraries wanted to migrate their Acquisitions data, ERM data, and/or Course Reserves data to the new Alma/Primo product. At that time we were not sure of the cost involved. Now that the contract is finalized and we are beginning the implementation of the Vanguards with all libraries following soon, we need to verify with Ex Libris the libraries that want to migrate these 3 pieces of data.
MnPALS User Group Meetings will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 and Friday, October 27, 2017 at St. Cloud State University, James W. Miller Learning Resources Center (https://www.stcloudstate.edu/library/ )
Please send in your agenda topics! They are due by Friday, September 22nd.
Agenda items for the Subsystem Business meetings can be forwarded to your convener or posted on the PALS Forum – links provided below.
From: Perry Madden and Dee Nolan, PALS Support and Training Specialists:
PALS staff upgraded the PALSconnect Linker and ERM software on Sunday morning, March 15.
PALS staff have been testing this version of the software on our development server for a couple of months now, and believe it should not result in any major changes to the user or staff interfaces at this time. The majority of changes are in the underlying programs.
The CUFTS production server, which includes PALSconnect ERM and PALSconnect Linker, will be upgraded to a new version on Saturday morning, April 26. We expect downtime will be minimal, not more than a few minutes. Some of the new features in this version include: