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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

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)

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


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

Symphony (Sirsi)

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


Testing Migrated Data

Testing Fulfillment Data Migration to Alma Testing Resource Management Data Migration to Alma Testing Acquisitions Data Migration to Alma


Alma Migration Considerations for Consortia Alma Migration – Combining or Separating Source Databases  
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