Jobs are used to make batch changes or updates to records in Alma. They typically act on sets of records - either logical or itemized - and are managed under the Admin menu.
The ability to run jobs is tied to your user roles and permissions. If you go to Admin >> Run a Job, you will only see the jobs that you have permission to run. If you don't see a job that you need to do your work, please let your Alma manager or Institutional Lead know to update your permissions.
Running a job is very straightforward:
The biggest challenge is understanding the parameters that the job will change (and potential unintended consequences) and creating the set. Running the job itself is easy.
These jobs are particularly useful for Alma record management: