Our Services

What We Do

Automated solutions give you the freedom to focus on what matters.

PALS offers comprehensive support and training for Alma and Primo VE to meet your library’s needs. Designed to enhance the user experience and simplify library management, our support and training are created to help you customize your experience.

At PALS, it isn’t just about the products. It’s about personal attention and satisfactory user experience. Our experienced team understands your needs and will invest the time necessary to find the perfect fit for your library. Our years of experience, combined with our commitment to Minnesota communities, makes both the implementation and conversion processes easier for you and your staff.

Alma/Primo VE

The MnPALS consortium uses Alma/Primo VE and PALS provides support and training.

Islandora

Efficiently store, preserve and discover your digital assets. Learn more about Islandora here.

EZproxy

EZproxy provides secure remote access to e-resources. Users authenticate and then they can access licensed online resources from off-campus. PALS hosts and supports EZproxy for about 40 libraries in Minnesota. Most use LDAP authentication. Learn more about how it works here.

Do you need to add a proxy service? Want help keeping up with publisher changes? Don’t have the time to do it all yourself? Reach us here.

SubjectsPlus

SubjectsPlus is an easy content management system used to share resources. It is an open source alternative to LibGuides where you can create research guides and a database A-Z list. PALS hosts and supports SubjectsPlus for about 10 libraries in Minnesota. SubjectsPlus usage statistics are provided via Matomo. Learn more about SubjectsPlus here.

Want us to host SubjectsPlus for you? Reach us here.


Cultivating Partnerships

Working in close collaboration with the PALS team, the Consortium of MnPALS Libraries acts as a community for librarians throughout Minnesota to meet, share ideas and ultimately advance knowledge.

The Consortium