|What is Alma?
|An all-in-one system offered by Ex Libris that covers all library operations: selection, acquisition, metadata management, and fulfillment (a.k.a. circulation and e-resource access). Basically, all the back end operations.
|What is Primo VE?
|Primo VE is Alma's integrated user interface, the Discovery layer.
|What is the Central Discovery Index (CDI)?
|The Central Discovery Index (CDI) is a unified index of hundreds of millions of electronic resources
|When will Alma / Primo VE 'Go Live'?
|The Go Live date is scheduled for June 07, 2022.
|Where can I find information and learn about Alma?
|What is the migration timeline?
Major milestone dates include:
A more detailed time line can be found here.
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