Alma determines the location display priority primarily by availability. Holdings with the greatest number of available items are displayed first (this cannot be configured). In addition, Alma enables you to give preference to locations that match the IP address of the patron’s IP address. These locations include the AVA $$P field. For more information, see Discovery in Collaborative Networks.
To configure the best location preference:
- On the Locations Ordering Profile page (Fulfilment > Fulfillment Configuration > Configuration Menu > Discovery Interface Display Logic > Locations Ordering Profile), select Yes for the Use “IP best location sorting field. Locations Ordering Profile Page
- Click Save.