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  1. Add Vendor contact details to Analytics

    We would like to be able to report on the Vendor contact fields of address, phone and email in Analytics.

    18 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Admin →
    • Physical Holdings should be considered in determining Primo Availabilty.

      At this time, Alma physical holdings are NOT considered in determining article coverage in Primo search results. The system should be smart enough to recognize physical holding date/coverage. ExLibris should create a look-up tool that will check our physical holdings and offer Get It details so patrons will see that articles are available in print journals that are owned by the library.

      21 votes
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      • Field creation date by changes via API

        While changing a specific field in a user records via API the "creation date" should be changed only in this field and not in any other fields – which happens now – in order to be able to recognize the newest changes in a user profile.

        15 votes
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        • Include authority cross-references in Browse Bib Headings

          The very useful Browse Bib Headings tool includes only information from bib records. It would be extremely useful if it also included authority cross-references for controlled headings, similar to how the Primo browse works. This way, if a user tries to use the Browse Bib Headings and enters the non-preferred term, the cross-reference will let them know that they need to search on the preferred term.

          51 votes
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          • Add electronic avaibility facet for portfolios

            Hi,

            In the repository search, there is a facet "Avaibility (Electronic Collection)" when looking for an Electronic Collection (please see attachment).
            Would it be possible to extend this facet to electronic portfolio ? In institution zone but also in the community zone (currently this facet is not even prensent for the electronic collection in the community zone).

            It would save us a lot of time for electronic ressources management.

            Thanks for your support.

            Ariane

            33 votes
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            • Share GES configurations from the NZ to the IZ

              Would like to set up GES configurations in the NZ and be able to share those configurations with the IZ. Example, ERIC, Amazon, Google Scholar, and ProQuest Dissertations.

              32 votes
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              • Enhance Cost Per Use reports

                It would be really good if we could customise the Cost Per Use reports to better reflect the data each institution might want to collect. For example, they might need the cost data to be based on invoice subscription dates rather than fiscal year paid. Another example is wanting to calculate on usage on a specific platform rather than combined usage across all platforms.

                53 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Admin →
                • Academic Departments - add field for Faculty/School

                  Academic Departments within institutions often sit under Faculty or School groups. This is currently not represented in Alma or Leganto. Could we have a new (optional) field added for School/Faculty both to the Academic Department area and have it available in Analytics.

                  17 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
                  • Automatic transfer of the RS borrowing request cancellation note

                    Functionality wanted: Cancellation notes in Resource Sharing Borrowing Requests to be transferred to the resource Notes tab automatically.

                    Currently, cancellation notes in Resource Sharing Borrowing Requests don’t get transferred to the resource Notes tab automatically. However, since it is used in cancellation notification emails for users, ILL staffs should be able to have access to the same information the users see. This is necessary as it will help ILL staffs address user inquiries about the cancellation in a timelier manner when they come up. Otherwise it will take ILL staffs minutes to go through all the related materials before finally…

                    20 votes
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                    • Resource sharing form customization

                      At now we can customize only the fields to display and their labels.
                      We feel the need of a deeper customization of the html (directly on the form page or via css)

                      25 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
                      • Ability to sort Resource Sharing borrowing requests and lending requests by Request Date

                        Currently, the 'Created borrowing requests' list is sorted alphabetically by title. It would be really useful, for when we have a large number of requests, to be able to also sort it by request date.

                        70 votes
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                        • Batch update of role expiry dates via the UI

                          Batch update of role expiry dates via the UI.

                          We have hundreds of student staff who have expiry dates on their roles (see attached for an example). Every semester, we have to manually edit each and every role for every student. This process would be so much easier if we could choose multiple roles and then batch update the expiry date.

                          Thank You! Lisa

                          10 votes
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                          • Ability to edit a location instead of creating a new one

                            We are aware that this is a fulfillment configuration, but it is one which causes problems with acquisitions.

                            We would like the ability to 'edit' existing location codes that would automatically update everything within those locations to the new location, including holdings, items, and PO lines...rather than having to create new locations and move things before deleting the old location.

                            This would eliminate the problems with "change physical items" jobs that don't change locations for things with no items attached (common with serials).

                            This would also eliminate the problem of POs becoming unlinked from holdings when a location is changed.…

                            22 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Acquisitions  ·  Admin →
                            • configure automatically library in portfolios accordingly to library set up at electronic collection level

                              At the moment, the Library input in an electronic collection is not pushed in the field Library in the relative portfolios.
                              We want the Library in portfolios the same as Library in electronic collection... automatically, without using the job Change electronic portfolio information > Set owner.

                              35 votes
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                              • Display filesize for digital records

                                Display the filesize information for Alma digital resources.

                                Ideally this will display in both the ViewIt iframe in Primo beside the file name information.
                                And display filesize from within the Alma Digital Viewer.

                                13 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Digital  ·  Admin →
                                • Add a print test page option to printer action menu

                                  It would be great to have a simple way to test Alma printers, rather than having to go through a workflow to print something out. I think a good place for this would be on the action menu for each printer.

                                  60 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
                                  • Exclude operator roles from "start now" option in scheduled jobs in sandbox environment

                                    As of now every role that has permission to monitor jobs in production can use the "start now" option in the scheduled jobs list in the sandbox. Several operator roles have this permission, e.g. purchasing operator, resulting in an unwanted and uncontrolled run of an institutional job by library staff testing our sandbox environment.
                                    Therefore, we would like this permission to be restricted to manager or administrator roles. If that means, that operator roles need to be stripped of the permission to monitor jobs in production that would be fine for us. We hope that we do not have to…

                                    17 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable deletion of staff users from historical records

                                      Enable deletion of staff users from historical records

                                      Based on strong laws for data protection in Germany and in order to avoid efficiency control of the employees we need the possibility to delete the staff user from historical records.

                                      Kende

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Display patron account expiration date on manage patron services screen

                                        It would be helpful to display the patron's expiration date on the manage patron services screen so that an operator does not need to navigate to the patron record and the "general information" tab just to see the patron's expiration date.

                                        17 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
                                        • Include variables in subject line in letter emails costumization

                                          In Alma you can costumize emails and letters message body via XSL including the related data from xml, but not in the subject area, where you can write only fixed text. We need the possibility to add changing information in subject area, for example add the id of requests in the subject of the Resource sharing emails. It would be possible to configure the subject field to accept variables/placeholder containing the data in xml emails?

                                          16 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
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