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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

Alma Training Material Repository - Other Library Systems

Alma/Primo Training Material Repository - Other Library Systems

Alma and Primo are used by a great number of libraries throughout North America and the world. More especially, many academic library consortia currently use these systems, and some have a plethora of training materials and documentation that are available for anyone to use. Below are links to some of the better sites.

Note: Please remember that some of the procedures on these sites are specific to their institution or consortium. Their setup may be different than ours.


State University of New York (SUNY) - 64 campuses located throughout New York State


Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) - Consortium of 129 academic libraries in Illinois


Harvard University - 28 affiliated libraries mainly located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Orbis Cascade Alliance (Washington, Oregon, Idaho) - Consortium of 38 institutions in the Pacific Northwest



California State University Unified Library Management System (CSU ULMS) - Shared system of 24 CSU colleges and universities in California.