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Tight timeline
The implementation schedule feels tight. If our library feels like we need more time before we “go-live”, could we have an extension on t...
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Did you get the number of colleges needed to move ahead with the LSP?
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Project management planning tools for LSP? Already created?
Will the Vanguard colleges or CCCTech be putting together any kind of suggested implementation project ma management tool/timeline that c...
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Network Zone records and management?
How is the Network Zone going to be populated? Who will manage and maintain records in the NZ? Will the NZ be using OCLC records?
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Integration with Ebsco?
EBSCO will not sell their index to ProQuest, correct? Therefore, Alma/Primo users have to do a workaround to include Ebsco content in Pri...
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Will we still be able to use OCLC’s ILL?
We are a one college district, therefore we probably won't have any use for the Resource Sharing feature in Alma (is this true?). We woul...
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Photo of Becka Cooling
Speed/Performance
Because Alma/Primo is a SAS service, will the speed/responsiveness fluctuate? I’ve been told by Alma users that sometimes reports can a l...
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Library Systems Specialist for the Community Colleges?
The CSUs have a Library Systems Specialist who works for the Chancellor's Office and manages and updates the system-wide shared electroni...
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Separate bib records for different locations?
We use separate bib records for copies of the same book in our 2 different locations (as opposed to 2 holdings linked to a single bib rec...
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Will there be a delay between Alma and Primo?
What will the publishing schedule be from Alma to Primo? CSULA says that it happens every 24 hours, but I’m finding info. online that su...
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Proxy
We currently use Sierra (Innovative) and its WAM proxy service for our database authentication.  Does the new LSP agreement include a p...
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Photo of Deb Moore
Can you provide whatever accessibility reviews that were done for these products?
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Where can we find the recordings of the Alma and Primo demos?
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Do colleges need to commit to both Alma AND Primo by October 31? Could we choose to just adopt Alma?
Do we need to choose both Alma AND Primo?
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Multi-College Districts
As each college in a multi-college district will have their own instance of Alma, would these colleges be able to share a common patron d...
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