(System) - Central request monitoring in Alma

How to manage requests in Alma both local and Resource Sharing centrally

  1. Have a Central Circ person who monitors things
    1. Will go over RS borrowing and Lending
    2. Monitoring other requests (Like Work orders or transit?)
    3. Watching for old requests
    4. Changing pickup locations when patrons choose the wrong one
  2. What to do if the branch has to close (cold days, vacations, etc). 
    1. RS blocks
    2. Watching the hold shelf for another library
    3. Removing a pickup location in Primo.
  3. General check-in
    1. Hold shelf monitoring (Expired hold shelf/Active Hold Shelf)
    2. Missing in Transit

                                                         i.      Check Transit + Transit for Reshelving

    1. Restore
  1. Calendars – make sure to update
    1. Difference between institutional calendar and library calendar

 




Keywords:Alma, requests, resource sharing, managing mulitple libraries, more than one library   Doc ID:91899
Owner:Katie S.Group:UW Libraries Shared Systems
Created:2019-05-21 16:06 CDTUpdated:2020-12-01 10:12 CDT
Sites:UW Libraries Shared Systems
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