The table below details the physical location codes and names used in NOAA's Alma instance. Location codes are of particular use when importing cataloged bibliographic records into Alma from Connexion.
|Location Code||Location Name||Description||Note|
|CLIMATE||Climate Room||NOAA Central Library only|
|DIGITIZING||Digitizing||Materials to be digitized|
|IATTC||IATTIC Collection a La Jolla Library||La Jolla Library only|
|MEDIA||Media||Media of all types|
|RARE-BOOK||Rare Book||Rare books and special collection materials|
|TECHSERV||Tech Services||Permanently held in tech services|
|INTERNET||Online resources||Location is not used in Alma. Online resources are added to Bibliographic records via electronic portfolios.|
|ILL||Borrowed from ILL via Silver Spring||Silver Spring only. Suppressed from Discovery. Strictly associated with temporarily physical ILL items.|
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.