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Alma Training: Resource Management

Getting Started with Alma

Ex Libris videos provide an introduction to Alma and some basic acquisitions workflows. However, CUNY will have an Institution Zone, Network Zone, and Community Zone. Be aware that most Ex Libris videos do not mention the Network Zone (a collaborative feature for consortia).


Alma Resource Management Training Classes

Please see details for Alma cataloging training on this LibGuide page.

Contact a trainer: Janey Chao, Junli Diao, Ewa Dzurak, Rebecca Hyams, Patrick Raftery, Lisa Tappeiner

Training Materials

OCLC Training materials

Recommended Videos

Please note: The metadata editor will be updated in 2020. Some of the features in these videos will be changed at that time.

Terms to look for include RESOURCE MANAGEMENT and METADATA EDITOR.

Other Resource Management Documentation

Contact Information

For corrections, additions, comments, etc., contact or any member of the Metadata Standards & Policy Working Group.