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SUNY Shared LSP Overview

July 10-11 Kickoff Workshop Agenda

Parking and Location Information

The July 2-day kick-off meeting for the SUNY Libraries Consortium implementation of Alma and Primo will be held at Hudson Valley Community College.

The Kick-Off event has been moved to the science building rooms 110 and 120. You can park in any parking lot, with the visitor lot being the closest.

The science building and parking lots can be found on the HVCC campus map:

Kickoff Webcasting

Webcast starts 9am Tuesday July 10. 

To join the webcast:
Day #1: 
Day #2: 

During the Q & A - To participate in the live chat, please login with a Google account. Chat panel is on the right side of the screen,
or submit questions on

General LSP questions and FAQ -

Who Should Attend?

At a minimum, the Institutional Lead should attend in-person or virtually.  ExLibris and the SLC Project Team will be covering the major points of the implementation and migration, and the Institutional Lead should be there as he or she will be responsible for the Institution meeting milestones and goals in the project.
Beyond the institutional lead, anyone who will be heavily involved in managing your institution's migration and implementation should attend.
The Kickoff meeting will cover the overall project schedule and major activities, but approaches to forms, configuration, and what is needed from institutions to have a successful implementation and migration will also be covered.
Representatives from all the functional areas are not required.  However, it is suggested to involve those who are going to be the campus leadership throughout the migration and implementation.

Lodging Information

Full list of hotels near HVCC:

Please note that per diem rate for Albany is $115; Troy/Rensselaer is $111

Call the hotel directly, and ask for Government/State Rate

The following hotels are suggested for reservations.

Holiday Inn Express East Greenbush
8 Empire Drive
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Toll-Free: 800-465-4329
Phone: (518) 286-1011 
Fax: (518) 286-3952 

This is the closest hotel.  The room block will be held until June 21st.  A block of 15 rooms has been reserved at $119/per night, under the name ‘SUNY SLC’. Please check with hotel reservation for per diem rate or Gov. rate availability first.


Comfort Inn & Suites 
99 Miller Road 
East Greenbush, NY, 12061
Phone: (518) 479-3217 
Fax: (518) 479-3167

Comfort Inn & Suites – range $101-111 per diem, about 80 rooms available at this rate.


Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany/East Greenbush 
124 Troy Road
East Greenbush, NY 12061
Phone: (518) 477-7984
Fax: (518) 477-2382

Per diem $111, about 55 rooms available at this rate.


Best Western Franklin Square Inn
One Fourth Street 
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 274-8800 
Fax: (518) 274-0427
Toll-Free: 866-708-2233 


Residence Inn East Greenbush
3 Tech Valley Drive 
East Greenbush, NY 12061 USA 
Phone: (518) 720-3600 
Fax: (518) 283-8025 

Residence Inn East Greenbush – not many rooms available at the per diem rate, call ASAP if booking this hotel.