Fulfillment Functions and Tasks
|Fulfillment - Managing patron services, as well as courses and reading lists, resource sharing with other libraries, and other patron requests.|
|View a status of an item||Check - Out and Check - library materials||Place holds on items|
|Regulate loan rules is established by the item type||Adjust loan periods||Add new patrons and edit current patrons|
|Renew library materials||Manage fines/fees||Send notices to patrons|
Circulation Desks are work location(s) in the library that handle patron fulfillment. You would set this as your Location in the Alma menu (upper right corner) so that materials are checked out and in properly.
Fulfillment Units are shelving locations with similar lending/return policies and blocks.
Institution is the campus that contains a library or libraries.
Library is each individual library in a campus.
Item policies can be defined for specific items, and will override any conflicting fulfillment policies for its location.