Alma Cataloging User Group - December 16, 2019

Dec 16 2019 | 2 - 3pm

December 16, 2019 – Academic Cataloging Group Notes

Attending: Jenny (NDSU), Amy (NDSCS), Aubrey (Mayville), Drew (UND), Jasmine (NDJ), Julia (NMI), Laurie (UNE), Erika (UNF), Megan (ODIN), Phyllis (TBI), Shari (UNW), Shelby (UND), Lynn (ODIN), Julia (NMI), Staci (NDI), Liz (NBJ), Ben (NDV), Aubrey (NMY)


Data Cleanup progress:

  • Questions or problems? 035 issue for NDV was possibly created during reclamation project done previously.

Posted deadlines and to-dos:

  • Agenda for Tuesday’s call with ExLibris (12/17/19):
    Alma User Management Q&A
    Configuration form questions?
  • Due Tomorrow (12/17/19)
    Watch Alma User Management trainings
    User Management:…
    01 Day-to-Day User Management 10 min
    02 Additional User Management Workflows 6 min

    Administration Fundamentals:…
    User Management
    01 Basics 11 min
    02 Creating and Updating User Records 11 min
    03 Exporting Blocks, Fines and Fees 9 min
    ** going to hold off to create the new users and check tomorrow if that should be done.
  • Ongoing Tasks
    Post questions to Basecamp
    Complete assigned trainings
    Sign up for 📢 2020 Alma Implementation Training
    Work towards Alma and Primo VE certification
    Alma Admin Certification
    Primo VE Certification
    Archive completed threads in the Message Board

According to Basecamp To-Dos 00 - Key Alma-Primo VE Implementation Phase Milestones:
January 13, 2020 – Alma Test Load Migration Start
January 28, 2020 – Alma Production Environments Delivered for Testing
February 11, 2020 – Primo VE/First Look Production Environment Delivered for Testing
April 10, 2020 -- SIS load testing completed
April 22, 2020 – Authentication Configuration Complete
April 28-30, 2020 – ALMA Onsite Workshop
July 10, 2020 – Technical Freeze
July 3, 2020 – Critical 3rd party integrations completed
July 6, 2020 – Alma & Primo Certification Completed
July 24, 2020 - Fulfillment Freeze
July 12-26, 2020 – Cutover Load
July 29, 2020 – Go Live

** Keep track of any concerns/conflicts with the dates so they can be addressed by the PM team.

Catalog User Group Chair elections: Please let Lynn know by noon on December 20th if you are interested. Will be having elections by end of year.

Problem tracking – Tracking link on ODIN website setup in progress. Will be ready by end of month, possibly by end of next week.