Shared Content & Technical Services Day 2018

SCTS Day 2018 took place October 11th, 2018 at the White Stag/UO Portland Building in Portland, Oregon.

SCTS Day 2018 Agenda (PDF)


Keynote: Using Alma Analytics for Collections

Presenter: Ann Miller, University of Oregon

Recording: SCTS Day Plenary (Video)

Description: Ann’s keynote will explore how we can synthesize Alma Analytics with other data visualization tools such as Tableau public to evaluate and make more data driven decisions about our collections.

Network Zone (NZ): Under the Hood

Presenter: Lesley Lowery, Orbis Cascade Alliance

Recording: NZ Breakout (Video)

Description: Ever wonder what day-to-day work in the Network Zone looks like? Join Network Zone Manager Lesley Lowery for a tour of routine maintenance work in the NZ, including a look at the processes that control record imports and publishing to Primo. Questions are welcome!

Acquisitions Demos & Lightning Talks

New to acquisitions, or want to see how others acq? This session will feature short demos of acquisitions tools and workflows plus tips and tricks from experienced acq-ers.

Alma Analytics for Weeding

Presenter: Tami Wilkerson, OHSU

Recording: Alma Analytics for Weeding (Video)

Description: How to extract and manipulate Alma data for weeding projects: the OHSU experience.

Licensing Shared Content for the Alliance, with Jesse Holden (Alliance)

Presenter: Jesse Holden, Orbis Cascade Alliance

Description: What do licenses and pricing models mean within our consortium, and why do they matter? Program Manager Jesse Holden will discuss approaches and implications for Alliance content acquisition, including the role of the new E-Content Group as well as opportunity for a general conversation about licensing.

Update from the Ebook Working Group

Presenters: Ebook Working Group

Slides: Alliance Ebook Update (PPTX)

Description: Come hear about the status of the Alliance Ebook program for 2018-9 and highlights of what was accomplished by the Ebook Standing Group in 2017-8. There will also be time for questions and discussion with attendees.

Faceted Terms: Update from the Cataloging Working Group

Presenters: Cataloging Standing Group

Recording: Facets Breakout (Video)

Description: Members of the Cataloging Standing Group will discuss the results of the recent survey they conducted regarding usage of faceted vocabularies in cataloging and implementation of their associated facets in Primo, across the Alliance. They will also articulate next steps, as informed by the survey, including but not limited to training materials and best practice guidelines for Alliance catalogers around these vocabularies.

Report from the Shared Resources Joint Program Group

Presenters: Shared Resources Joint Program Group

Recording: Shared Resources (Video)

Final Plenary

Presenter: Jesse Holden, Orbis Cascade Alliance

Recording: Final Plenary (Video)

Planning Committee

  • Linda Crook
  • Jill Emery
  • Julie Gaida
  • Kerri Goergen-Doll
  • Mary Grenci
  • Jesse Holden