Cloud apps adds features beyond the core of Alma functionality, and can provide shortcuts and efficiencies for workflows inside Alma. Once enabled by FLVC or your General Systems Administrator, cloud apps can be searched and installed by individual Alma users at your institution. Depending on Alma results pages, cloud apps can add additional functionality once information is inputted.
Switch PO Line Type
The Switch PO-Line type app allows you to change a POL Physical to Electronic or Electronic to Physical. It can be useful for correcting manual errors created during PO line creation. If successful, the app will cancel the original PO line, and create a new PO line with the correct PO line type. It will also add a note to the original PO line indicating that the PO line has been cancelled and to refer to the newly created PO line.
However, the app does have limitations:
How to use the Switch PO Line Type app
Receive New Serial Items
The Receive New Serial Items cloud app allows users with Receiving Operator roles to search for a PO line by PO line number, MMSID or title to receive new issues of print serials without going to the receiving workbench in Acquisitions. There are also options to specify item enumeration and chronology details, recall information from the last issue received, determine the correct holding and holdings summaries to update, as well as apply barcodes.
Some limitations of this app:
How to use the Receive New Serial Items app