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Alma/Primo VE Resource Guide

This guide is one-stop site for everything related to FLVC's integrated library system (Alma) and discovery tool (Primo VE). Included are sections on training courses, basic functions of Alma, access to test environments (sandboxes), managing staff accoun

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This LibGuide and the guides that are linked to it are designed to assist library staff affiliated with FLVC information and instruction on how to use the various components of Alma and Primo VE. Our goal is to create a one-stop resource for all aspects of our system including resources for learning how to use Alma and Primo VE, how to configure certain customized components, and links to documentation and training videos. While this LibGuide is not complete at this time, FLVC staff will be adding new content over the next few months in order to make this site more useful. Re-visit often in order to see this site grow!



December 6, 2021:

Highlights of Primo VE December 2021 release are available and released in sync with the Alma monthly release cycle. The release was made available on the sandbox with the Alma release on November 21 and were followed by production on December 5.

•    Knowledge Center > Primo > Release Notes > Primo VE
•    Knowledge Center > Primo > Product Documentation > Primo VE

Beyond the information contained in the release notes, the recent What’s New with Primo webinar highlights several of these improvements. It’s available for you to view as either a YouTube video, WebEx recording, or PDF file

You can view Alma's December Release Highlights on the What's New Videos and all the videos for all available releases on YouTube here. You can also view them on the Knowledge Center.

Don't forget to check out the January Sneak Preview – with a heads up for next month’s new developments.


Open Office Hours Continue!

Technical Services Standing Committee Open Office Hours: Wednesdays from 10:00–11:00 am ET 

User Interfaces Standing Committee Primo Open Office Hours: First and third Monday of each month from 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

Resource Sharing Standing Committee Open Office Hours are held the third Wednesday of each month from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET

Alma eResources Open Office Hours: Mondays from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. ET​

Acquisitions and Serials Open Office Hours: Fridays from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET​