UK Alma Exchange of Experience Day 2016 – Sheffield

The Diamond, University of Sheffield

The Diamond building, University of Sheffield

 

Alma Exchange of Experience Day 2016 – Programme

From 09:30

Arrival/Registration

(Coffee available from Workroom 1)

The Diamond, outside Workroom 2

10:00

Welcome – Tracey Clarke, Associate Director, Academic and Digital Strategies & Andy Bussey, Head of Digital Services & Systems (University of Sheffield)

The Diamond – Workroom 2

10:15

Presentation 1: NERS in the UK – Sheffield – Andy Bussey

10:40

Presentation 2: Using the Users API at Cumbria, Lisa Toner

11:05

Break

The Diamond – Workroom 1

11:25

Presentation 3: Checkout app – Manchester – Ian Gifford and Nick Jefferson The Diamond – Workroom 2

11:50

Presentation 4: New Alma Experience – Aberystwyth, WHELF – Christiane Kloos & Lucy O’Donnell

12:15

Lunch

NB Diamond tours start at 12:40 from Workroom 2

The Diamond – Workroom 1

13:15

Breakout 1

A – Acquisitions (communications with vendors – EOD, EDI etc.)

The Diamond – Workroom 2

B – Fulfillment

The Diamond – Workroom 3

C – Primo integration and Primo issues

ICOSS – Conference Room

D – Resource Management

The Diamond – Meeting Room 1

14:15

Break

The Diamond – Workroom 2

14:45

Breakout 2

A – Acquisitions (Alma workflows)

ICOSS – Conference Room

B – Resource Sharing

The Diamond – Meeting Room 1

C – Analytics

The Diamond – Workroom 2

D – Eresources and Community Zone

The Diamond – Workroom 3

15:45

Conclusion – Andy Bussey

The Diamond – Workroom 2

16:00

End of Day

 Transport

For guidance in traveling to Sheffield, please see: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel

  • Road

Parking near the University can be difficult, though paid street parking is available in town. We would encourage visitors to use public transport, or to consider the Park and Ride facilities (see also Tram details below).

  • Rail

Sheffield is centrally connected on the National Rail network.

  • Trams

Trams run regularly to and from the railway station and/or park and ride facilities:

To the University from Sheffield railway station – Blue Route: ‘Malin Bridge’

From the University to the railway station – Blue Route: ‘Halfway’

tram

Please see: http://www.supertram.com/journeyplanner.html

The Diamond is a short walk from the University Tramstop:

tramstop_plan

Diamond building

The University of Sheffield’s new Diamond building is situated a short walk from the University supertram stop.  See this google map for details. The initial welcome and presentations will take place on the ground floor:

Ground Floor – Workrooms 1 & 2

ground

First Floor – controlled access to floors 2 & 3

first

Second Floor – Breakout in Workroom 3

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Third Floor – Breakout in Seminar Room 1

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ICOSS Conference Room

The ICOSS building is immediate opposite the entrance to the Diamond. The Conference room of the ICOSS building is in the distinctive ‘pod’ on the first floor. Stairs and lifts  are on the immediate left-hand side. Ground floor toilets and first floor disabled toilet facilities are available.

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