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Alma & Primo Staff Training Guide

Resources for LoMC staff training in Alma and Primo.

Collections Management

Please view training videos in order.  Handouts for each video (PDFs containing screenshots and a transcript of the presentation) are available for each module at the bottom of the page.

Resource Management Documentation

Introduction to Resource Management

Resource management comprises the administration of the library's many resources and search-related activities, and contains the following workflows/sections:
  • Metadata Management – Cataloging, including working with the MD Editor, searching external resources, and other related tasks.
  • Inventory – Creating and managing inventory activities.
  • Deposits – Submitting digital content to Alma to be added to the repository.
  • Record Import – Importing bibliographic and authority records by creating, editing, viewing, copying, deleting, and running import profiles.
  • Advanced Tools – Collection analysis and repository management activities.
  • Publishing – Managing profiles for publishing content to external resources.

Metadata Management

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