The following page provides general information about managing NOAA staff (Federal Employees and Contractors as users in Alma.
To manage users in Alma, you must have one of the following roles associated with your Alma account:
You can manage users on the Find and Manage Users page (Alma > User Management > Manage Users).
Choosing a circulation desk is essential for staff who physically checkout items or use other circulation services. Each circulation desk is associated with a library and serves particular locations in that library.
To choose a circulation desk in Alma:
Once You have completed those steps. You can close the dropdown by clicking on the X.
NOAA has implemented Single Sign On for patrons soon after Go-Live. The manual creation of patrons is only to be used if a patron record is not found in Alma.
To register a new patron:
Patrons can register for an account or reset their password by clicking on the Sign In link on the top right of Primo. Clicking on the Sign In will open the Login prompt, with a Register/Forgot My Password link. This will take the patron to a Google Form. Upon completion, a NOAA Alma's System Admin will email a temporary password to the patron.
The NOAA Central Library is to support and further NOAA’s mission of promoting global environmental stewardship in order to conserve and wisely manage the Nation's marine and coastal resources; and describing, monitoring, and predicting changes in the Earth's environment in order to ensure and enhance sustainable economic opportunities.