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Eliminating Data Redundancy: Our Solution for Database Discovery using Alma/Primo

Kindle, Jacob and Clamon, Travis (2016) Eliminating Data Redundancy: Our Solution for Database Discovery using Alma/Primo. In: ELUNA 2016 Annual Meeting, May 1-6, 2016, Oklahoma City, OK USA.

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Abstract

East Tennessee State University recently adopted Alma & Primo and was suprised by the lack of an A-Z database discovery module. Frustrated by having to maintain electronic resources separately on our library website and in Alma, we embarked on a goal to eliminate redundancy and use Alma/Primo exclusively. This presentation will cover our entire workflow in both Alma & Primo and the issues we encountered along the way. I'll first go over our process in Alma including MARC record creation, electronic collection setup, and the top level collection module. Next, I'll cover our workflow in Primo including normalization rules, scoping, PNX display, facets, and code table changes. The last section will cover the Primo X-Services API and how it was developed into an A-Z Database list.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Title:ELUNA 2016 Annual Meeting
Subjects:Alma
MetaLib
Primo
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:1319
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:07 Jun 2016 19:41
Last Modified:07 Jun 2016 19:41

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