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How to configure MarcEdit to work with Alma

Jamen McGranahan on May 2nd, 2018

How to configure MarcEdit to work with Alma

 

  1. Open MarcEdit and select the Z39.50/SRU Client

 

  1. Select Modify Databases and then Add Database

  1. Select Add New Z39.50 Server

  1. Enter the information into the form
  • Name: WhateverYouWant (Vanderbilt)
  • Host:  YourELHostName (Vanderbilt.alma.exlibrisgroup.com)
  • Database: YourDBName (01van_inst)
  • Port: 1921
  • Syntax: MARC21
  • Show Database should be select

 

 

  1. Click Save

You can now us MarcEdit to search Alma

 

Next Add Write access integration

  1. Open MarcEdit and select the settings button

  1. Select ILS Integration, then select Add under Profiles. Enter Alma in the box and select ok

 

  1. Enter the settings and select Apply

System:  Alma

Host name:  https://api-na.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/

Password:  Please contact an LTDS team member for the password.