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    Migration Guides and Tutorials

    This page contains all of the migration forms and guides and includes the following sections:

    Migration Tutorials

    Electronic System Migrations

    Overview and P2E

    Provides an overview of electronic resources expected during migration, and how to manage duplication

    Provides an overview of Physical to Electronic (P2E) processing

    The Special Parameters worksheet can help you to gather information for electronic resources which need extra configuration post-migration.

    Link Resolver: E-Resource Activation Sheet

    (Non-ExL Link Resolver Form)

    Use this activation form if you are coming from a Link Resolver which is not supported in migration.

    Link Resolver: 360Link

    Link Resolver: KBart/EZB

    (!) The KBART submitted file must have the exact column names as the sample file above.

    ILS Migrations

    Note: Customers coming from the following systems should contact the Migration Team for existing generic forms: Bond, Dabis BIS-C, Evergreen, IDEA, Liberty Softlink

    Migration File Data Validation

    The Migration File Data Validation Tool can be used by Millennium/Sierra, Symphony, Horizon, Alto Talis, and Virtua (VTLS) customers.  

    Legacy method for validating data files available for: AbsysNET, Generic, Koha, Libero, Polaris, Solars, Spydus, TLC, WMS/OCLC.

    Migration Form Validation

    Online Migration Form Validation available for: Aleph, Voyager, Millennium/Sierra, Symphony, Alto Talis, Virtua (VTLS), and Horizon

    If the ILS is not listed above, the migration form is verified by the migration analyst.

    Alto (Talis Capita) has been changed to Talis Alto (ESS) 



    For Horizon migrations, customers should use the Migration File validation tool.

    Symphony (Sirsi)

    For Symphony migrations, customers should use the Migration File validation tool.

    Talis Alto (ESS)

    For Talis Alto migrations, customers should use the Migration File validation tool.  The field mapping form is no longer in use.

    Virtua (III-VTLS)

    For Virtua (III-VTLS), customers should use the Migration File validation tool.



    Alma Migration Considerations for Consortia Alma Migration – Combining or Separating Source Databases Guide to Merging Alma Institutions




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