Tag: SIS

Banner SIS Script Example
Due to a high level of interest we are making available a zip file that has information provided by our Enterprise Systems staff related to the Alma SIS (Student Information System) integration we did for Banner. Please familiarize yourself with the information already available from Ex Libris: User Accounts and the Alma SIS.   This…

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External user data: behavior of SIS synchronization and API
External users are stored and managed outside the library’s scope, usually in another system maintained by the institution (for example, in a Student Information System). These users' information is loaded into Alma and is synchronized on a regular basis. During SIS synchronization, the user data from the SIS overrides the user data in Alma: Core…

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PERL and XML v.2 Examples For Uploading User Data into Alma
We use a PERL script (can be found on github) in order to read current patron information from ODS and build XML file to send to Alma. Note that all new patrons get the Patron role automatically assigned by Alma, using the Role Assignment Rules.

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Converting patrons data into Alma's xml format
This is a manual "step-by-step" procedure that you can simplify or automate (i.e. with cron scripts) at various stages. We receive the patron data from a system called S3 (or ESSE3) in excel file: but you can use any equivalent SIS that permits to extract your desired data in xls or csv format. The fields…

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Converting Aleph patron PLIF records into Alma's SIS format
So, you've moved to Alma, but your patron records are still in Aleph PLIF format. In this article we will describe a xsl file that can be used in order to convert Aleph patron PLIF records into Alma's SIS format. The XSLT file is a template that handles the conversion of PLIF file (with any…

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Converting Voyager patron SIF records into Alma's SIS (v2) format
So, you've moved to Alma, but your patron records are still in Voyager SIF format. You have read an even implemented the code in the blog post Using Voyager SIF records to create Alma XML patron load data only to discover you need the output in Alma SIS V2 format Maybe you want something you…

ALMA VOYAGER SIS

Using Voyager SIF records to create Alma XML patron load data
So, you've moved to Alma, but your Student or HR system is still providing patron records in Voyager SIF format. We've been using the Voyage SIF format for patron records since implementing Voyager, and so over time developed a PHP include file to allow us to read, generate and write Voyager SIF patron records in…

ALMA VOYAGER SIS

How to Upload a Patron File with a Special Character
When a file is uploaded with special characters in XML, the special characters should be escaped. This should be done when uploading a patron file in SIS load, or a bibliographic file via an import profile. In the following example, a patron file with a right arrow is uploaded. Instead of the right arrow, we…

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