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    • Acquisitions/Serials

      Documentation related to acquisitions and serials functionality in Alma
    • Analytics

      Documentation related to Alma and Primo Analytics and other data-related topics
    • Circulation and ILL

      Documentation related to circulation, users, letters, and other fulfillment functionality in Alma
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      Documentation related to OpenURL, discovery, LibKey, Report a Broken Link, and display functionality in Primo VE and other discovery systems
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      Documentation related to electronic records, CDI, and linking
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      Documentation related to cataloging, resource management, and Network Zone
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      Documentation related to EZproxy use and management
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    • User Management

      Documentation related to Alma user roles, user loads, and authentication
    • Islandora

      Documentation and helpful information about Islandora.
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      • Web Community of Interest (Inactive)

        The Web Community of Interest has merged with the Discovery Community of Interest. Visit this page for more information about the new Web/Discovery Community of Interest - ...
      • Islandora Migration Progress Report

        Islandora Migration Progress Report Last Updated - 12/05/23 Finalizing work on Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College. Completed work on setting up a broader/narrower term taxonomy for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. Meeting with Northwest ...
      • Opendora FAQ

        What is Opendora? A digital repository for Minnesota State's OER efforts. Opendora, developed by PALS, is a digital archive for open educational resources that serves as a central repository for Minnesota State faculty and librarians to leverage ...
      • Overlap Analysis Using Alma Analytics

        Overlap analysis can help when making weeding and/or purchasing decisions. Maybe it is especially interesting for partner institutions or transfer pathways? We were inspired by GreenGlass, which is great, but expensive. Learn more here: ...
      • Simplified Cataloging using OCLC Record Manager (formally CatExpress)

        CatExpress users must switch from using the Connexion Browers to using WorldShare Record Manager by April 30, 2024. CatExpress users have access to Record Manager with your subscription. For assistance accessing Record Manager, contact OCLC. 1. ...

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