ABOUT EX LIBRIS KNOWLEDGE DAYS
Ex Libris Knowledge Days is an opportunity to take your understanding of the Ex Libris suite of products to the next level. You've gone through implementation, you've been using the product, now it's time to really fine-tune your workflows or explore ways to maximize your use of Ex Libris products at your library. Register for these free webinars, or watch the recordings when it's convenient for you!
OPTIMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE
Ex Libris products provide an amazing array of configuration options, and at Knowledge Days you'll learn how to utilize those features at your institution. We want you to come away with a concrete understanding of how to implement or optimize your workflows, be able to run reports that enable you to mine valuable intelligence from your library systems, and gain greater understanding of system configurations that enable you to support your institution's goals.
LEARN FROM EXPERTS
Our instructors are all Ex Libris employees who are experts in their area of work. You'll get the content you want, delivered from the people who know this software inside and out: our trainers, implementers, and support staff.
If you were unable to attend Knowledge Days 2020, be sure to view our Best of Knowledge Days recordings here!
June 1, 2021
During this session, we will look at how Alma handles the following relations between bibliographic records:
For the above cases, we will see how the configuration is done in Alma what what the ramifications in Primo are.
June 3, 2021
New to analytics? Just getting started? Become more familiar with Analytics by learning about the infrastructure, running several out-of-the- box analyses and editing the requested output to make the results more useful. In addition to reviewing the basic mechanics of editing these reports, we'll build several simple analyses. This session is also beneficial to Leganto users who are starting to report on usage.
June 8, 2021
This session will expose attendees to the management of electronic resources and best practices in general.
Topics covered include:
June 15, 2021
COUNTER usage statistics from vendors can be loaded to Alma either manually or via automated SUSHI harvesting. After the usage statistics are loaded in Alma it is possible to report on the usage and cost per use via Alma Analytics.
During this session we will see how COUNTER reports can be loaded to Alma and then how to use 'out of the box' ready-to-use Analytics reports, or create customized analytics reports. The majority of the session will focus on the analytics side.
June 17, 2021
Have you been live on Alma for a while? Wondering what you can easily do to optimize your use of Alma? In this session, we will highlight configuration tweaks and Analytics reports across Acquisitions, Resource Management, and Fulfillment that you can use to begin to streamline your configurations and workflows.
June 22, 2021
More and more institutions are looking for extra physical space in the library for additional activities. Alma Analytics can help the institution to identify which physical items are candidates for deselection.
During this session we will learn how to run extensive and powerful default ready-to-use report and dashboards to find titles which are candidates for deselection because they are either:
June 24, 2021
Normalization rules can be used to edit bibliographic records automatically at various stages, including when importing, exporting, saving in the metadata editor, and on existing record already in the database.
During this session we will look at the rule syntax, record elements and various conditions. Actual institution use cases will be investigated and the normalization rules will be run on records as they move through various stages of Alma.
June 29, 2021
July 1, 2021
Information can be defined as a Set from the Repository Search, Analytics, Job Reports, and more. Sets can be used by Alma Jobs for multiple purposes such as post-migration cleanup, data correction or enrichment, export to third party, Course updates, email notifications to targeted groups, and more.