|What is Alma?||
An all-in-one system offered by Ex Libris that covers all library operations: selection, acquisition, metadata management, digitization, and fulfillment. Basically, all the back end operations.
Cost saving: the implementation of Alma will save the CSU system close to $1 million dollars per year.
Consortia capabilities: shared metadata management and centralized e-resource management.
Watch David Walker (Director of CSU's System wide Digital Library Services) explain the benefits of ALMA here
|What are Primo and Primo Central?
|When is Alma happening?||Master Timeline|
|Who is effected by Alma?||Everyone!|
|Where can I find info. and learn about Alma?||
Ex Libris Knowledge Center (no login required).
ALMA Test Environment: See each tab for login info.
ALMA Information Structure
Dashboard and Basic Searching
|Watch the video to view Alma's Dashboard (homepage) and how to navigate it.||Learn how to conduct a basic search|
Perform a Repository search from the Alma dashboard:
Or from the Dashbaord: Click the Alma drop down menu--Resourse Management--Search and Sets--Repository Search