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Alma Fulfillment Resource Guide

This guide covers all aspects of the fulfillment process. This includes maintaining all patron records, loaning materials, returning/renewing loaned materials, managing lost items dealing with fines and fees as well as course reserves.

Manually Creating a Borrowing Request

Library staff can manually place UBorrow requests on behalf of Alma users. Requests can be submitted from the Borrowing Request Screen or directly from the Alma Home Page.  To place a request from the Alma Home Page skip to step 3. 

1. Access the Borrowing Request Screen from Fulfillment > Resource Sharing > Borrowing Requests.  


2. Click on Create Request -> From Search -> Repository 


3. Perform an All Titles search in the Network zone 


4. Choose the search result that you would like to request and then click Select 

You can click on Held By to see which Libraries own the title.

5. The Resource Sharing Borrowing Request Form will appear.  On the form, verify the citation is correct.  Select the Requester, the Owner (if required), and the Requested Pickup location.  Click Save.  


6. The new request will appear in the Borrowing Request List.