Creating a unified library experience
Alma was built from the ground up to allow libraries to manage all of their resources and unique materials, supporting teaching, learning, and research. Alma removes unnecessary siloes and streamlines processes while supporting all modern metadata and open standards.
Puts the library at the heart of the academic ecosystem
Alma integrates with your academic and financial systems, leveraging open standards and protocols and serving as a central hub for your library. Alma’s robust service platform frees library staff to focus their efforts on supporting student life, academic teaching, and research.
Provides the data you need for your library’s future
Leverage the Ex Libris knowledge base and authority records to simplify your library workflows. Gain insights into your library data and make smart decisions with Alma Analytics.
Empowers library collaboration
Use the power of the growing Alma community. Share ideas and experiences and save time and effort by using community configurations, data, and report templates. Consortia can take advantage of Alma's collaborative functionality for managing their catalog, acquisitions, administration and analytics.
Multi-schema and multi-format support including support for linked data and BIBFRAME
Automated and exception-based workflows with dynamic notifications
Continually updated to support and promote open standards and initiatives
Alma mobile app frees you to “leave your desk” while getting the job done
New services regularly updated to support modern library needs
Management of digital and electronic resources is unified with shelf management and automated storage integration within a single system
Having the Higher Ed platform…
that full breadth across what
libraries are involved in is hugely valuable for us
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