Call for Proposal - Moving On: Migrating Library Content and Data

"This link worked yesterday – why doesn't it work now?" "Will all of our local MARC fields migrate when we change catalogs?" When it comes to integrated library systems and electronic resources platforms, the one constant is change. Whether it's migrating all your MARC records to a new catalog system or updating URLs when an e-book vendor changes their platform, most library staff members encounter a migration at least once in their career. These processes can be daunting, but they don’t have to be scary.

Join us February 11, 2021, for Moving On: Migrating Library Content and Data. This Amigos Library Services online conference will explore ways to lessen the pain of migrations between library systems and platforms.

Amigos Library Services is now accepting presentation proposals for this conference. Suggested topic areas include but are not limited to:

  • doing market research on available systems and software
  • navigating the request-for-proposal (RFP) process
  • handling data clean-up prior to migration
  • communicating with vendors during a transition
  • keeping your patrons informed about the transition
  • change management strategies

Please submit your proposal by December 3, 2020. Tell us your story and share what registrants can expect to learn from your presentation. Amigos staff will provide all the training for our platform and full technical support during your presentation. All sessions are 45 minutes with time for questions and answers.

To submit a proposal, complete the form below.

For more information about this conference, contact Emily Nimsakont, or 800-843-8482 ext. 2825.

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