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    Change default Acquisition Method for Purchase Order (PO) lines

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Alma
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct


    How can staff change the default Acquisition Method for PO lines?


    General System Administrators and Acquisitions Administrators can change the default Acquisition method that appears in the Acquisition Method drop-down field when PO lines are created.

    1. Go to Alma Acquisitions menu > Acquisitions Configuration > Configuration menu.
    2. Click Acquisition Method in the Purchase Orders section.
    3. Select the Default Value radio button for the desired acquisitions default.
    4. Click the Save button.

    Additional Information

    The default Acquisition Method is changed at the Institution level; it is not possible to change it at the Library level.

    Existing PO lines are not affected by this configuration change.

    Category: Acquisitions

    Subject: Configuration