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Legal Deposit Without Letter

  • Product: Alma
  • Product Version: January 2020
  • Relevant for Installation Type: Multi-Tenant Direct

Legal depository.

By Law, a publisher/author needs to deposit 2/3 copies of a book to the National Library.

  • Fund and price are not mandatory for this type of POL but possible. This means the POL will not be sent to the vendor.
  • For the physical books, Alma will send an email to the Vendor upon receiving (Thank you, legal deposit was received by the National Library) unless a "no letter" is selected.
  • For Journals, an Analytics report will be generated on a yearly basis and sent to the vendor informing them which issues arrived to the library.

The following letters exist for orders of type LEGAL_DEPOSIT:

  • Legal deposit for annual receipts letter
  • Legal deposit claim letter
  • Legal deposit order letter
  • Legal deposit receipt letter

Orders of LEGAL_DEPOSIT_NOLETTER type will not send a letter to the vendor, meaning if selected, all the letters below will not be sent to the vendor:

  • Legal deposit claim letter
  • Legal deposit order letter
  • Legal deposit receipt letter

The only exception is the Legal Deposit Annual Receipts letter which is information aggregated from Alma Analytics and is send to the vendor.

Related information: Alma - Working With Legal Deposit.

 


  • Article last edited: 10-Jan-2019
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