Ex Libris Alma
The next-generation library services platform
Alma is the solution your library needs as the focal point of learning and research at your institution. Designed to handle all resource types, Alma supports library collaboration and helps you optimize your user experience and collection with rich analytics.
Alma is designed to ensure that your entire collection can be managed through a single interface and that you can continue to serve students, instructors, and researchers with a collection optimized for their needs. With Alma you can manage all the resource types your collections include within a single interface, including electronic, print, and digital. In addition, Alma fully supports the collaboration crucial for your institution in the modern academic environment with built-in support for different levels of consortium arrangements. Alma’s active user community, open standards, and rich collaboration capabilities allow your library to benefit from the experiences and innovations of other libraries worldwide.
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Alma Benefits

A Single Unified Solution, No Matter the Format
Choose a solution that brings all your resources together and break down the silos in your collections. Alma handles the management of electronic, print, and digital resources from a single, integrated interface.
Operational Efficiency with Rich, Automated Workflows
Alma provides flexible, advanced configuration options so that no matter what your library’s needs and workflows, they can be fully supported and automated.
Better Decision-Making
Alma supports evidence-based decision making for optimizing your collection. With Alma analytics, you can track use of your collections, determine the best use of funds to serve your user community, and compare your library to industry benchmarks.
Collaboration & Community
Alma supports collaboration with built-in support for different types and levels of consortium arrangements. Alma’s active user community allows you to learn from others’ experiences and benefit from their own additions to the Alma platform.
Grows with Your Library’s Needs
Alma’s open standards ensures smooth integration with third party solutions and the ability to extend library services through the use of rich interfaces and APIs.
Lower maintenance costs
Alma’s cloud-based, multi-tenant architecture provides significant savings in maintenance and IT support costs.
User Engagement
With smart cataloging, special collections management, advanced metadata and seamless integration to Primo, Leganto, and campusM, Alma's infrastructure is designed to improve your user experience and increase usage of your library services.

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