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Please note: Many of the following documents were created using the old Alma UI. The DALNET office is working to replace them with documents with images from the new UI.

  System Links

Primo Discovery

Support Sites

System Email Lists


Release Notes
Ex Libris Essentials
Acquisitions & Serials
Resource Management
Electronic Resource Management
Course Reserves
Reports & Alma Analytics

  Release Notes - DALNET Summaries

October 2017-January 2018 [DALNET .docx]


Updated! 2018-2019/20 Alma Roadmap Highlights [Ex Libris .pdf]

2018-2019 Alma Roadmap Highlights [Ex Libris .pdf]

  Ex Libris Essentials (Online Help)

Getting Started



Resource Management


Alma-Primo Integration

Alma Analytics

Integrations with External Systems

  Acquisitions & Serials: Docs from DALNET (& Others)

Creating an order for existing inventory [DALNET .docx]

Editing or Deleting a PO Line [DALNET .docx]

Setting Up Serials with Prediction Patterns [DALNET .docx]

Setting up Serials without a Prediction Pattern [DALNET .docx]

Receiving Serials Issues in Alma [DALNET .docx]

Close or Cancel a Subscription in Acquisitions [DALNET .docx]

Fiscal Period Closure [Ex Libris .pdf]

Manually Creating PO Line, Receiving and Claiming [OCC .docx]

Serials: Receiving and Claiming Appendix 1 [OCC .docx]

Alma Prediction Pattern Basics [Becky Bearden, ENUG 2016 .pdf]

Workflows for Binding Print Serials [RMIT University .docx]

  Resource Management: Docs from DALNET (& Others)

Physical Item Cataloging [DALNET Draft .docx]

Adding Holdings & Relinking Items [DALNET .docx]

Cleaning Up Holdings and Items [DALNET .docx]

Collapsing / Cleaning Serials Holdings [DALNET .docx]

Marking an item missing from shelf [DALNET .docx]

Suppressing / Unsuppressing Bibs and Holdings [DALNET .docx]

Importing Films on Demand videos [DALNET .docx]

Importing a Bib Record from NLM via Z39.50 [DALNET .docx]

Importing a Bib Record from OCLC Connexion Client [DALNET .docx]

Helpful Resources for Normalization Rules [DALNET .docx]

An Overview of Alma Normalization Rules [6/1/2017 First Thursday Webinar]

Label Printing from Alma (SpineOMatic) [Univ. of Rhode Island web page]

OCLC Connexion Browser Set-Up and Importing into Alma [Renae Keeler, OCL .docx]

Automatically insert call number from bib record into holdings record [DALNET .docx]

  Electronic Resource Management: Docs from DALNET (& Others)

Electronic Resource Workflows [Ex Libris .pptx]

Activating single electronic portfolios in Alma [DALNET .pdf]

Activating Electronic Resources - In Batch from the Community Zone [DALNET .docx]

Activating Electronic Resources - In Batch from an Excel File [Jeff Zachwieja, OCC .pdf]

Deleting a Portfolio [DALNET .pdf]

  Fulfillment: Docs from DALNET (& Others)

Disabling Email Notices for Individual Users and Specified User Groups [DALNET.pdf] | [DALNET.docx]

Fines and Fees [Ex Libris .pdf]

Alma Letters [12/7/2017 First Thursday Webinar - Disregard notes about the patron-facing column in the letter emails table. This is only available for multi-lingual institutions.]

  Course Reserves: Docs from DALNET (& Others)

Alma Reserves [OCC? .docx]

Alma Reserves [RMIT University .pdf]

Adding Citations to a Reading List [SHU .docx]

Adding course for multiple lecturers [RMIT University .pdf]

Adding non-library items to Reserve [RMIT University .pdf]

Adding equipment to Reserve [RMIT University .pdf]

Editing Reading Lists [RMIT University .pdf]

  Reports & Alma Analytics: Docs from DALNET (& Others)

Creating Reports in Alma Design Analytics [2/2/2017 First Thursday Webinar]

Manually Loading Usage Data in Alma [Jeff Zachwieja, OCC .pdf]

Managing COUNTER-Compliant Usage Data [DALNET .PDF]

Managing COUNTER-Compliant Usage Data [DALNET .docx]

Running COUNTER Reports in Alma [DALNET .pdf]

Running COUNTER Reports in Alma [8/3/2017 First Thursday Webinar]

The Friendly Guide to [COUNTER] Release 5 for Librarians [.pdf by Tasha Mellins-Cohen]

Creating Itemized Sets [DALNET .pdf]

Saving and Managing Sets in Alma [5/4/2017 First Thursday Webinar]

Analytics & Reporting [University of Wisconsin-Madison]