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Alma Exchange of Experience Day 2016


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Chris Jones from the University of Sheffield outlines the Alma Day held in Sheffield in February 2016. Presented at the EPUG-UKI conference in April 2016

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Alma Exchange of Experience Day 2016

  1. 1. Alma Exchange of Experience event Sheffield, Monday 8th Feb 2016 Chris Jones Library Systems Manager, University of Sheffield
  2. 2. 26/04/2016 2 Event • Second Alma Exchange of Experience event in UK. • prev. Jan 2014, Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. • The Diamond building, University of Sheffield  Supported by EPUG-UKI (with thanks from Sheffield!) • Programme (10am-4pm): • Morning: 4 customer presentations • Afternoon: 2 Breakout sessions, each with a choice of 4 themes
  3. 3. 26/04/2016 3 Attendees • 78 representatives from 25 institutions from England, Scotland and Wales • New and existing Alma customers, and interested others • Product Management, support and sales representation from Ex Libris. Swansea University The Open University University of Cumbria University of Edinburgh University of Leicester University of Manchester University of Plymouth University of Salford University of Sheffield University of South Wales University of Surrey University of Sussex University of York Aberystwyth University Cardiff University Edinburgh Napier University Keele University Kingston University Lancaster University Liverpool John Moores University LSE Natural History Museum Newcastle university Royal Holloway, University of London Sheffield Hallam University
  4. 4. 26/04/2016 4 Customer Presentations NERS in the UK Andy Bussey, University of Sheffield Using the Users API at Cumbria, Lisa Toner & Graham Bamber Library CheckOut app Ian Gifford & Nick Jefferson, University of Manchester New Alma Experience - Aberystwyth, WHELF Amy Staniforth, Christiane Kloos Lucy O’Donnell, & Tom Francis
  5. 5. 26/04/2016 5 Breakouts 1st Session (15:15-14:15) A - Acquisitions (communications with vendors) - moderated by Tim Graves, Sussex. B - Fulfillment - moderated by Sheila Barcroft, Edinburgh Napier. C - Primo integration and Primo issues, moderated by Amin Hussain, Manchester. D - Resource Management - moderated by Clare Hudson, LSE 2nd Session (14:45-15:45) A - Acquisitions (Alma workflows) - moderated by Joanne Pearson, Sheffield B - Resource Sharing - moderated by Amin Hussain, Manchester C - Analytics - moderated by John Krug, Lancaster D - Eresources and Community Zone - moderated by Rachel Collier-Wilson, Sheffield  Thanks to our volunteer moderators
  6. 6. 26/04/2016 6 Follow-ups • UK Resource Sharing Day (Tuesday 9th Feb 2016) – Amin Hussain • Notes and Qs – UK community to follow-up • 12 noted Qs and actions to Ex Libris (to follow- up) • NERS discussions • Feedback to EPUG-UKI committee • Future meetings (big-general v. small-specific)
  7. 7. 26/04/2016 7 Blog – presentations and report • Chris Jones