Alma PWG News

Alive and kicking The Alma Product Working Group is thrilled to be representing and working for an active community of Alma users. PWG members have facilitated a number of regional user ‘meetings’, sometimes in person and sometimes virtually. We continue to work closely with Ex Libris by nominating ‘advisors’ for different topical groups, such as […]

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Minutes of the Berlin General Q&A Session now available

Here they are General (and Alma) questions intended for the Ex Libris Board of Management were presented during the Berlin IGeLU Meeting in the General Question & Answer Session on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. As every year, the procedure of finalising the minutes does afford some time: clearing and writing out the notes in full, […]

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News from the Digitool Product Working Group

Moving to Alma-D According to Ex Libris products roadmap, Digital resource management functionalities are being implemented in Alma. The DigiTool PWG follows with Ex Libris Product Managers the developments and tries to assure the existence of core functionalities. DigiTool continues to be supported by ExLibris and service packs are used to correct bugs. Alma-D Alma’s […]

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News from the Alma Product Working Group

The Alma Product Working Group (PWG) continues to meet monthly. Most of the PWG member institutions are now live, which makes for even more rousing conversation. ALMA-L is an active list with over one thousand subscribers. Following is our PWG quarterly-ish IGeLU report. Alma Issues Alma PWG members monitored Alma-L for issues reported by five […]

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News from the Alma Product Working Group

The Alma Product Working Group members have been active in several areas, including program planning, web presence and documentation, and in soliciting participation from the wider Alma community. Our program chairs are diligently working to provide us with engaging programs at both ELUNA and IGeLU. We will have product updates and open product working group […]

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Report from the Steering Committee Meeting in Berlin, March 2013

System Seminar 2014 After discussions about the pros and cons the Steering Committee accepted the suggestion of Ex Libris to hold the next system seminar in 2014 in conjunction with the IGeLU meeting. As in Haifa, the two events will start with the 3 days IGeLU meeting followed by a two days system seminar. The […]

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Suggested Alma Data Cleanup

The Alma Product Working Group has assembled a spreadsheet of suggested data cleanup projects in preparation for migration to Alma from some Alma “pioneers.” We invite your contributions! Please send your additions to Diane Baden (diane.baden@bc.edu) and Megan Lee (megan.lee@monash.edu). There are three (3) tabs on the spreadsheet: the first describes the cleanup activities, the […]

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News From The Alma Product Working Group

The Alma Product Working Group (PWG) was established in August as a joint ELUNA/IGeLU  PWG, since the Alma community is still relatively small.  The working body if this group has thirteen! members and can be viewed at: https://new.igelu.org/products/alma A web page has been established (https://new.igelu.org/products/alma). We are working to populate the page with content. An […]

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Joint IGeLU / ELUNA Alma Product Working Group

With Alma now in live use IGeLU and our partners in ELUNA felt that this next generation system now needs an active user community and voice. A call for participation in a join IGeLU/ELUNA Alma Product Working Group went out earlier in the year, and was answered by 15 enthusiastic colleagues, mainly from institutions engaged […]

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Alma first hand in Zurich

As well as user-led sessions on Ex Libris’s established suite of products, we’re pleased to be able to announce that the IGeLU conference will involve some first-hand reports of Alma. Trevor Dawes from Princeton University and Paul Bracke from Purdue, along with other development partners, will report on their experiences of implementing Alma in their […]

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