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Banishing the Barcode? Getting the Most out of User Management in Alma

Moore, Dillon (2019) Banishing the Barcode? Getting the Most out of User Management in Alma. In: ELUNA 2019 Annual Meeting, April 29-May 3, 2019, Atlanta, GA.

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Abstract

As Laurier Library migrates to Alma, we've been looking to Alma's user management capabilities with cautious hope. Could Alma help us to eliminate some of the workarounds that have developed over twenty years of managing a patron database in Voyager? Will it help to prevent some of the access issues that show up predictably each Fall? And could we finally find a more elegant solution for user interactions than our ID card barcodes? In this presentation, I will discuss how Laurier Library has been working to improve our user management processes and enhance user experience through Alma's user management capabilities. Topics will include the process of migrating users into Alma, handling internal vs. external users, interactions with Student Information Systems (in our case, Banner), Single Sign On, and user management within a consortium.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Event Title:ELUNA 2019 Annual Meeting
Subjects:Alma
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:1921
Deposited By: Eluna Programs
Deposited On:19 Jun 2019 23:46
Last Modified:19 Jun 2019 23:46

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