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This new schedule will help us avoid serious security vulnerabilities and save the cost of having to maintain, support and upgrade two systems. We appreciate your continued patience

 

New ALA Connect Pilot Launch 

Pilot Connect site: LLAMA (Library Leadership and Management Association)

Gray Out Dates for LLAMA only in connect.ala.org: 01/02/2018 - 01/31/2018 

Launch: January 31, 2018 

Purpose: We will gather feedback as we test run the New ALA Connect. 

 

ALA, Remaining Divisions and Round Tables will be launched in Spring 2018 

Check out the Project Plan

Completion of  Phase I

 

Forthcoming

Phase II: The integration of workspace: native polls, collaborative documents and more.

Updates and a schedule of demos and training will continued to be shared on this page.

 

Demos at Midwinter 2018 (Scheduler)


Saturday, 2/10/2018

New ALA Connect Demo and Training Sessions 
Location: Grand Hyatt, Mt. Evans


Demo: 9:00am-9:30am  “What is ALA Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 9:40am-10:45am “Search: Find People, Content & Groups”
Demo: 11:00am-11:30am  “What is ALA Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 11:40am-12:45pm “Search: Find People, Content & Groups”
Demo: 1-1:30pm  “What is ALA Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 1:40pm-2:45pm “Uploading Files and Related Topics”
Demo: 3-3:30pm “What is ALA Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 3:40pm- 4:45pm “Profile & Account Settings”

 

Monday, 2/12/2018

New ALA Connect Demo and Training Sessions
Location: Grand Hyatt, Mt. Evans  


Demo: 10:00am-10:30am  “What is Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 10:40am-11:45am  “Search: Find People, Content & Groups”
Demo: 1-1:30pm  “What is Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 1:40pm-2:45pm “Uploading Files and Related Topics”
Demo: 3-3:30pm “What is Connect? How does it work? What’s New?”
Training: 3:40pm- 4:45pm “Profile & Account Settings”

Prior posts about the schedule

Training

Check out the list of dates/times for upcoming chances to learn the New ALA Connect, powered by Higher Logic.  Take part in a remote session and learn the basics every user needs to know.   Users will learn how to:

  • Discover Committees and Communities
  • Navigate site structure
  • Find people
  • Post/Comment on discussions
  • Upload files
  • Search content
  • Understand the various new admin roles
  • Create new groups

These sessions promise an informative with a live expert ready to answer your questions in the New ALA Connect.  Ready to sign-up and save your space  below? Or Can’t find a time that works for you?  Reach out to us at connect@ala.org or contact Pam Akins or Julianna Kloeppel.

Training Schedule

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See Upgrade Notes above

All remote sessions will happen at:

http://ala.adobeconnect.com/newalaconnect/

Participate using your computer mic and headset is encouraged, but if you must dial in, use:

877-679-9603
Participant Code 21632955#

Download the Adobe Connect Add-in before your session.

Why are the In-Person sessions longer?

Staff users of ALA Connect are also administrators and will receive administrator instruction.  If you are an administrator, let us know so we can extend the session time to accommodate you after we dismiss the basic users.

No time for Training? No problem!

Training videos and resources can be found on ALA Connect at the link below:

Remote Recording link from latest Session:
http://ala.adobeconnect.com/pzpt1uydj5bf/

Contact Staff

Pamela Akins, Community Engagement Specialist, ITTS

Julianna Kloeppel, eLearning Specialist, ITTS

Roundtable Staff

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