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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, managing staff accounts, and more



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. FLVC staff will continually add new content. Re-visit often in order to see this site grow!



June 24, 2022:

ELUNA 2022 Presentations Available

Ex Libris ELUNA 2022 presentations can now be found on the Knowledge Center!

Ex Libris' Education and Knowledge Webinars

Schedule and Registration information for the late June and July 2022 Webinars can be found here.

Alma and Primo VE May Release and June Fixes

The May Release has been on Production since May 1, 2022. The June Resolved Issues is now on Production has been on the sandbox environments since May 22. Check out the Release Notes as some new functionality automatically appears and other new functionality needs configuration. Let us know if your institution is interested in adding any of the new options. 

•   Primo VE May 2022 Release Notes and June Resolved Issues 

•   Alma May 2022 Release Notes and June Resolved Issues 

Ex Libris is changing the monthly Alma and Primo VE releases to Quarterly Releases starting in June 2022.  

  • June - resolved issues only 
  • July - resolved issues only 
  • August - quarterly release, includes feature updates and resolved issues 

Alma and Primo VE Enhancements

Visit our LibGuide page for the Ex Libris Alma and Primo Enhancement Process, which is managed through their user group, ELUNA. The final round of voting is soon to concluded for all institutional members of ELUNA and the list of the top 25 enhancements for both Alma and Primo are listed on the page. Input on which enhancements were recommended was done through the ILS Coordinators.

Open Office Hours Continue!

Alma Analytics Open Office Hours: Fridays 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET​

Acquisitions and Serials Open Office Hours: Fridays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. ET​

Alma ERM Open Office Hours: Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET

Resource Sharing Standing Committee Open Office Hours: Third Wednesday of the month 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET

Technical Services Standing Committee Open Office Hours: Every other Wednesday 11:00–12:00pm ET 

User Interfaces Standing Committee - Primo Open Office Hours: First and Third Monday of the month 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET​