What are the benefits of using Acquisitions in Alma?
SUNY Library Services recommends that all schools use Alma for Acquisitions:
The system is built to support tracking and management of all items (electronic and physical) from the point of order to the point of withdrawal (or un-subscription).
Alma supports one-time, continuous, and standing-order acquisitions of physical resources, electronic resources, access and database services. Alma also supports the full end-to-end workflows required for these different types of acquisitions.
There are three basic workflows to the acquisitions process in Alma, which are common to most types of acquisitions: