The Alma Product Working Group is responsible for coordinating enhancement requests, organising the Alma related sessions at the annual conference; liaising with counterparts in ELUNA; and acting as the contact point for Alma-specific concerns. They hold regular meetings with the corresponding Alma Product Managers. Contact the chair at [email protected].

For information about advisory or focus groups related to Alma, please see the side menu or the Focus & Advisory Groups listing. These pages are under construction.

Working Group Members


  • Catherine Grove (Northwestern University) – Co-Chair / Coordinator – ELUNA
  • Gijs Noels (LIBIS KU Leuven) – Co-Chair / Coordinator – IGeLU
  • Mary Grenci (University of Oregon) – Enhancements Coordinator

Functional Leads

  • Bettina Kann (OBVSG, Austria) – Functional Group Chair: Resource Management
  • Leon Krauthausen (FU Berlin) – Functional Group Chair: Acquisitions (incl Licensing)
  • Joe Ferguson (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) – Functional Group Chair: Fulfillment & Resource Sharing

Working Group Representatives / Liaisons

  • Catherine Grove (Northwestern University) / Gijs Noels (LIBIS KU Leuven) – WG representative: Alma UX
  • David Schuster (Binghamton University)  – WG representative: IGeLU Consortia CoP
  • Leon Krauthausen (FU Berlin) – WG representative: Alma Digital
  • Daniel Naas (University of Kentucky) – WG representative: Analytics
  • Emma Clift (Macquarie University) – WG representative: ELUNA Primo
  • Joe Montibello (Dartmouth College) – WG representative: Leganto
  • Catherine Grove (Northwestern University) – WG representative: Linked Data CoP
  • Nick Pavlovic (Liberty University Virginia) – WG representative: Summon
  • Joe Ferguson (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) – WG representative: Rialto
  • Stacie Traill (University of Minnesota) – WG representative: CDI Advisory Group
  • Margaret Corby (Kansas State University) – WG representative: Alma Authority FG
  • Xiaotian Chen (Bradley University) – WG representative: Content
  • Christina Hennessey (California State University) – WG representative: ELUNA Alma Consortia CoP
  • Katie Sanders (University of Wisconsin – Madison) – WG representative: Rapido

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