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Open Calls

Spring 2024 calls will take place on selected Mondays and Thursdays 1-2 p.m. and Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. - topics scheduled in rotation.

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Upcoming Calls

     
LibKey Set-up and Integration           Monday, February 26, 2024   1:00 PM
Alma open tickets review Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:00 AM
ERL Conference Recap Monday, March 11, 2024 1:00 PM
LibKey Set-up and Integration Tuesday, March 12, 2024 10:00 AM
Forum: Inventory Processes Monday, March 18, 2024 1:00 PM
Analytics Tuesday, March 19, 2024 10:00 AM
Circulation Monday, March 25, 2024 1:00 PM
UI and Display (Primo)

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
10:00 AM
Norm Rules/Cataloging Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:00 PM
E-Resources Monday, April 8, 2024 1:00 PM
WACTCLC Alma training Tuesday, April 9, 2024 10:00 AM
Primo & Alma May Feature Release        Monday, April 15, 2024   1:00 PM
Forum: Weeding and Deselection Tuesday, April 16, 2024 10:00 AM
Circulation Monday, April 22, 2024 1:00 PM
Analytics Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:00 AM
Alma open tickets review Tuesday, April 30, 2024 10:00 AM
Norm Rules/Cataloging Thursday, May 2, 2024 1:00 PM
E-Resources Monday, May 6, 2024 1:00 PM
UI and Display (Primo) Tuesday, May 7, 2024 10:00 AM
LibKey Set-up and Integration             Monday, May 20, 2024 1:00 PM
Analytics Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:00 AM
ELUNA Recap and Shareout Thursday, May 30, 2024   1:00 PM
Circulation Monday, June 3, 2024 1:00 PM
WACTCLC Alma training Tuesday, June 4, 2024 10:00 AM
LibKey Set-up and Integration   Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:00 AM
Forum: Fiscal Year Rollover Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:00 AM

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WACTCLC Alma training

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Circulation: Anonymization and user purges Monday, January 22, 2024
Analytics: IPEDS reporting Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Norm Rules/Cataloging Thursday, January 25, 2024
Primo & Alma February Feature Release      Monday, January 29, 2024
UI and Display (Primo) Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Norm Rules: Tagging for subjects Thursday, February 8, 2024
E-Resources: Primo Collections Monday, February 12, 2024
WACTCLC Alma training: Google Scholar Publishing Profile  Tuesday, February 13, 2024  

April 25 - Ex Libris Customer Support Sandboxes session

April 18 - Label Printing: SpineOMatic and other options - Recording

April 14 - Analytics UI

April 11 - Alma Print Daemon - Recording

April 6 - Primo Citation Styles - Recording

March 16 - 

March 14 - GALE Discovery presentation & open call Recording 1 Recording 2

March 9 - JSTOR presentation Recording

March 7 - 

March 2 - ClickUp project management, patron load failures Recording

February 28 -

February 23 - Presentation recap Recording

February 21 - GALE Academic Outreach presentation Recording

February 16 - Rialto presentation Recording

February 14 - Lyrasis presentation Recording

February 9 - Kanopy presentation Recording passcode: o82&aA05

February 7 - EBSCO presentation: new UI & Panorama Recording

January 26 - Alma Analytics equipment report creation Recording

January 24 - Chat only Recording

January 19 - IPEDS Dashboard updating in real time Recording

January 17 - Working with statistics in Excel Recording

January 12 - Alma IPEDS Dashboard Recording

January 10 - Statistics & Analytics Toolkit Recording

January 5 - Inventory Recording

January 3 - Updates & News

December 8 - FOD Linking and Record Import Discussion Recording

December 1 - Creating a bib record from scratch using a pre-existing template in the MD Editor. Recording

November 17 - Activating Electronic Collections Recording

June 15, 2022 - Chat only, expiration and purge, updating Alma calendar - Recording

June 7, 2022 - Chat only - Recording

June 2, 2022 - Managing orders and invoices in ctcLink - Recording 

May 19, 2022 - E-resource activation, invoices and reporting

May 10, 2022 - ELUNA keynote, institution rosters

May 3, 2022 - repopulating CZ portfolios, "claims returned," Alma to gmail issues

April 26, 2022 - Chat notes only, statistics discussion

April 19, 2022 - End of term due date, purging users, Alma-PeopleSoft integration for bills, SMS notifications

April 12, 2022 - Consortium planning, Unpaywall & PubMed, Gale usage

April 5, 2022 - Multiple CDI links, streaming media, physical circulation post-COVID

March 22 & 24, 2022 - WorldCat Discovery, Create User XML Sample File from Alma

March 15, 2022 - Linked data webinar

March 8, 2022 - Future consortium needs discussion

February 22, 2022 - Alma and Primo VE, March 2022 Releases, Database Searches in Primo VE, Disaster Recovery discussions Recording

February 15, 2022 - Harvesting External Collections into Primo VE, Discussion around Primo customization Recording

February 8, 2022 - OCLC reclamation project Recording

February 1, 2022 - Alma Release Notes, E-content Overlap Analysis, OCLC reclamation project Recording

January 11 & 18, 2022 - EBSCO Ebook Parser correction, Google Scholar info, Kanopy record imports Recording 18th

November 30, 2021 - SQL, Release Notes, CDI citations Recording

October 21, 2021 - Separating Alma from CDI, dedup and FRBR, CDI match-and-marge Recording

October 19, 2021 - Alma Inventory, Dedup and FRBR, Vaccination policies, Library hiring Recording

October 5, 2021 - Recording

September 28, 2021 - Options for managing offensive subject headings Recording

September 21, 2021 - Patron loads, Gale titles, October Release, ctcLink DG5 Recording

September 14 & 16, 2021 - Library mobile apps, COVID plans, Alma bursar integration, Gale WSL contract info

September 7, 2021 - Shelf inventory, Credo, EBSCO eBook OA

August 24, 2021 - Finding titles with different material types in Alma Recording

August 17, 2021 - RSS feeds in Alma

August 10, 2021 - Gale In Context tickets, resources for media desk circulation Recording

August 3, 2021 - Patron purges Recording

July 29, 2021 - Recording

July 13, 2021 - vendor issues with MARC records, WSL Gale Collections and Alma CZ Recording

June 22, 2021 - COUNTER5 dashboard demo

June 17, 2021 - POLs for e-resources packages, fiscal year close, Alma disruptions, tagging vs. local collections

June 8, 2021 - Subject Headings changes discussion

May 25, 2021 - June Release Notes, fiscal year rollover

May 18, 2021 - Clarivate ProQuest purchase, Primo VE resource type and display norm rules

May 4, 2021 - Gale SDL Overlap, ELUNA 2021 Keynote, ctcLink Integration Document, recent listserv discussions, recent Ex Libris Webinars

April 27, 2021 - IGeLU/NERS Content Voting Cycle, new wactclc.org site, ctcLink for DG5, recent listserv discussions, recent Ex Libris Webinars

April 20, 2021 - Alma / Primo VE May 2021 Release Notes

April 13, 2021 - Gale in Context: College and CKB / CDI release notes, Okta and Azure AD authentication, DG4 statuses

March 30, 2021 - IPEDS 2018-2019 or WACTC schools, ExLibris Webinars, New Authentication implementations (Azure AD, Okta), status of ctcLink user record integration for DG4, Alma April 2021 release, Home Page Notifications widget in Alma, SBCTC enrollment reports

Mar 23, 2021 - Self-check experiences discussion, new patron welcome letter in Alma, ctcLink requisitions and requester roles discussion

Mar 16, 2021 - Enabling 'Chat with Support' in Alma, Changes to the DOAJ collection and adjustments needed in CDI configuration, Enabling 'Report to ExLibris' ticketing tool for electronic content within Alma, Undeleting Alma Repository Records

Mar 9, 2021 - Alma / Primo Monitoring - Real-world successes, Alma UI Tips and Tricks, Link Resolver Debugging

Mar 2, 2021 - Recent topics of note, Alma / Primo March releases, CDI settings for Alma collections, reviewing legacy 'alternative coverage' activations from the PCI

Feb 23, 2021 - Schedule meetings with Wade, WACTCLC.org web site re-org, WACTCLC Acquisitions Refresher and Training Bootcamp scheduled for next 4 or 5 of our regular Thursday, 10am calls.

Feb 16, 2021 - IPEDS Dashboard, and configuring link inside of Alma; Handling taxes on Alma invoices

Feb 9, 2021 - ctcLink DG4 update, and plans for future DG's, ctcLink Finance Pillar content, ctcLink Purchasing Workflow "meta documentation" and discussion, WACTCLC.org updates coming, ExLibris Product Accessibility Statements and VPATs

February 2, 2021 - Alma Feb 2021 Release, Primo VE Feb 2021 Release, Alma / Primo official support for Internet Explorer being dropped, Creating PO Lines for existing ebook titles or ebook titles to be imported, in-product SFTP service for Alma

January 26, 2021 - SalesForce discussion, Alma browser support for IE being dropped, February Webinar Series - Implementing Acquisitions in Alma, OER librarian positions discussion

January 19, 2021 - Upcoming Webinars, CDI Publishing Profile Report, Refactoring budget lines from FMS to ctcLink (ongoing discussion), New SFTP service available within Alma

January 12, 2021 - ctcLink Integration for DG4 institutions and links to ctcLink documentation, QR Codes in Primo VE

January 5, 2021 - Alma Jan 2021 Release Notes, CKB Notes, January ExL Webinars, Import Profiles for deleting titles and inventory, Uncorrupting MARC files with MARCEdit, New Alma Essentials series available, Alma LibGuides Documentation Landing Page

Older Meeting Notes and Recordings

Directs to the archived WACTCLC Google site