Remote Storage Facility
Many libraries use a remote storage facility for keeping material which is not used often, or should be kept in a special environment.
The items which are kept in the remote storage facility are considered as part of the library collection, and as such can be requested by patrons. Communication between Alma and the remote storage facility system is required in order to allow both systems to have the accurate information about items, their location and status.
The integration between the 2 systems can be done in 3 ways: