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Tipasa Non-WMS Circulation Integration

 Note: If you are a WMS library, please see Tipasa WMS Integration.

Tipasa integration with Alma

Use this setting to activate integration with your Alma system and Tipasa. 

If you are a WMS library, please see Tipasa WMS Integration.

Activate integration

Before turning on the integration, contact Ex Libris or make adjustments to your Alma or Tipasa configurations.  

  1. Select the On check box below Enable Circulation integration to activate the integration.
  2. Select Alma from the Select your ILS drop-down list.
  3. Enter your Alma Server Address.
  4. Enter your Alma Institution Code.
  5. Optional. Enable additional borrowing configurations.
  6. Optional. Enable additional lending configurations.
  7. Click Save.

Borrowing configurations

Configure additional options as the borrowing institution by selecting the On check box. Options include:

Configuration description
Create circulation item record on received When the item is marked as Received in Tipasa, the temporary item is created in Alma.
Use supplier's shipped item barcode

The supplier's shipped item barcode is the barcode of the item as entered by the lending library into the request.  If enabled, the supplier's barcode is automatically updated in the Temporary barcode field of the borrowing request.

 Note:  The supplier's barcode can be overwritten in the request.

Use request id as item barcode

The Request ID will be used as the item barcode in the Temporary barcode field of the borrowing request. (Recommended)

 Note: The supplier's barcode can be overwritten in the request.

Check in item on returned When the item is updated to Returned in Tipasa, the temporary item is deleted in Alma.
Charge patron on shipped Automatically assess a patron fee when the lending library marks a request as ShippedIn Transit.

Lending configurations

Configure additional options as the lending institution by selecting the On check box. Options include:

Configuration Description
Check out item on shipped When Tipasa staff reply Yes to a request, the item is moved to the ILL temporary location in Alma as configured when setting up integration in Alma.
Check in item on check in When the item is Checked in/Complete in Tipasa, it is restored to its permanent location and appears available in your Alma Circulation environment.

 

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