Migration Madness and How to Get through It

Tuesday, 11/10/2020 - Wednesday, 11/11/2020
  • 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central)
  • 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific)

This e-Forum was presented on Tuesday, November 10 and Wednesday, November 11. View the summary of this e-Forum.

Are you about to embark on an ILS migration? In the midst of one? Think there might be such a change in your future? Would you like to share thoughts and ideas on all aspects of this process? Join us for this e-forum where we will discuss the many phases of an ILS migration from the RFP all the way to Go-Live!

Learning Outcomes

In this e-Forum, attendees will explore:

  • Learn from others about their experiences with Migration

  • Pitfalls with a migration and potential solutions or suggestions to avoid issues

  • Tips for creating processes during Migration

  • Ideas about information to gather or cleanup prior to the start of migration

  • Defining staff roles for the migration process

  • Discuss tasks/duties provided by staff that can be put on hold

  • Create a plan on how to continue providing library services

Who Should Attend

Librarians, Library Staff and College IT should attend, especially if you are planning, going through or completed a migration.


Hope Elizabeth Beyer is the Head of Public Services at Del Mar College Libraries in Corpus Christi, TX. Previous position, she was the Technical Service Librarian at South Plains College for 14 years in Levelland, TX. Hope has a Master’s Degree (L.I.S.) from Simmons University. Also, she received a Master’s Degree in Management-Human Resources from Wayland Baptist University in Lubbock, TX.

Bobbi-Jean Ludwig is the Coordinator for Library Technology services at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Calvin T Ryan Library. She has over 25 years of library experience in both public and technical service areas. Prior to her role at Kearney she was the Electronic Resources Librarian at Purdue Northwest. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

K-Dee Anderson, currently, is employed by Lubbock Christian University as an Electronic Resource Librarian. K-Dee worked at South Plains College for10 years as a Public Services Librarian. She received her Master’s Degree in Information Studies from University of North Texas.




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