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  1. Display of licence terms in View It tab from PO lines

    We have turned on the display of licence terms in the View It tab in Primo.
    We have noticed that the licence terms only display if they come from the portfolio or electronic collection.
    If the licence is only attached to a PO line, the terms do not display in the View It tab.
    It would save time if the terms could display from the licence attached to the POL as well.

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  2. Add Amount Paid in Current FP to Analytics, Funds Expenditure, PO Line

    This value is very useful when monitoring continuous POL expenditures. Alma documentation states that since it is a calculated value at time of editing, it is not searchable.
    Adding this dimension to Analytics could simplify reporting on which POLs are over or under expended.

    4 votes
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  3. Make patron / user information pop up card in Alma customizable or add more fields for purchase requests

    This specific request came to light when processing purchase requests from the task list. We would like to see the patron's user group when clicking on the patron information card link:
    https://www.screencast.com/t/XttSUJmwjEr

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  4. Simplify license printing

    The latest printing option for license management is to require that we configure a print-out. To require that we can code so that we can obtain a print-out seems a bit of overkill and the "out of the box" form has randomly selected ERMI terms in no apparent order, making it unusable. I believe what we really want/need is to just be able to screen print a license for annotation or documentation. But if our only option is to use the configured print-out, the "out of the box" form should reflect the "out of the box" terms we've selected to…

    7 votes
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  5. PPDA issue: POL automatically created with Order line type: Physical – One Time upon clicking Approve and Order for PPDA requests.

    DDA purchase request are one such requests created automatically through Primo and goes into Alma as a Purchase Request. The request is created automatically as opposed to one that is created by raising the PO Line. And the POL is automatically created with Order line type: Physical – One Time upon clicking Approve and Order for PPDA requests that the libray receives. We are not able to change the configuration on our side to Print Book – One Time and there is no option to change. In the February Enhancement 2018, there is a workaround, but it does not help…

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  6. Option for deduction of VAT in invoice

    Option for deduction of VAT
    Good morning, I am Juan Jose Bueno in the library of the Faculty of law of the UAM.
    We need to add a deduction of VAT field. According to Spanish law, we are entitled to deduct a percentage of VAT, 7% or 100%. This deduction is applied to the amount of VAT and we must have the possibility of applying this deduction.
    Example:
    Price book: €100
    VAT 4%: €4
    deduction 7%: 0.28
    Total invoice: €104
    Total invoice with deduction: €103,72
    Balance would have to be so:
    budget: €1000 paid: €104 balance: €896 balance with deduction:…

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  7. Number of received items

    We would like in each POL a field with the number of received items next to the number of requested items, to know how many items are delayed.

    4 votes
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  8. Default currency in POL from the vendor

    When we add a vendor in the POL, we would like add by default the first currency associated to the vendor.

    2 votes
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  9. Make the discount field available to Import Profiles that create POL's

    When using an import profile you cannot specify an incoming discount field that will map the the POL discount field.

    This is necessary because setting the discount at the account level is not always possible, some vendors/publishers exclude items from the stated discount.

    5 votes
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  10. Title IVA recovered, type of invoice breakdown. We need another possibility in the Invoice form wich apear IVA RECOVERED. (100% electrónic,

    Title IVA recovered, type of invoice breakdown. We need another possibility in the Invoice form wich apear IVA RECOVERED. (100% electrónic, 7% phisical)
    Description We need another possibility in the Invoice form wich apear IVA RECOVERED. Our laws aloan to recovered a little quantity of this IVA (VAT) and we want ithis type of invoice breakdown

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  11. Read/Write PO Line via item editor

    Dear Ex Libris team,
    If you open the PO Line via the item editor, it is only read-only available. Unfortunately, communication cannot be started with this read-only form. However, it would be helpful for journal dunning, because otherwise you have to interrupt the item receipt workflow to open the PO line form.
    It would be great if you make the communication tab available in the PO Line form if opened via the Physical Item Editor.

    Greetings,
    Markus

    4 votes
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  12. Item Search in Amazon

    Acquisitions - Item Search in Amazon: Needs the ability to search for resources other than Books and Magazines (DVDs, Audiobooks, etc...)

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  13. Add "Invoice was disapproved by your manager" in facet

    If Alma invoice approval is configured, the invoice manager can disaprove an invoice. That invoice is then sent back to "in review". An alert in the invoice tells us "Invoice was disapproved by your manager"

    When searching for invoices, there is no facet (or any other way) to quickly identify which invoices have been disapproved by the manager. We have to edit each invoice in review to see if the alert is there.

    We would like to have this facet or any other solution that would improve the workflow.

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  14. Automatic renewal notifications of subscriptions

    Our library manages about 3'500 current subscriptions to periodicals. We fixed the automatic annual renewals of our subscriptions on a same date, precisely on the 31 August. As most of our subscriptions have been assigned to a few suppliers, our wish is that all renewal notifications intended for a same supplier are included in a single e-mail, instead of being sent individually in separate e-mails. We wish to avoid that each supplier receives as many e-mails as there are automatic notifications on the same date. They would only receive one e-mail with all the renewal notifications.

    21 votes
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  15. Currently in Technical Services Until...

    In Acquisitions: When we use the "Post-Receiving Processing" scan to "Set Status To" a particular technical services area, it would be fantastic if we had the ability to give each area a specific default number of days the item will be in that area. For example: we're setting an item's status to be pam-bound in-house and when we scan that item's barcode to set its status to Pam Binding, the Alma system would automatically give it a certain number of days to be there. Alternatively, when we set a status for sending another item to our out-of-town bindery, the default…

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  16. Allow library staff to add additional line in "Payment Method"

    Allow library staff to add additional line in "Payment Method" under Acquisition configuration.

    3 votes
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  17. Add Order button to Record View

    Currently, only Copy, Link, Back and Edit are options in Record View. It would be nice to be able to "Order" an item while in record view, instead of needing to click on back and then order from the All Titles results list. Not only would this save clicks/mousing, it would substantially reduce the risk of accidentally ordering from the wrong record, then having to go through relinking everything.

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  18. Send a notification when a POL marked as manual renewal is added to the task list

    When a PO line is marked as manual renewal and it subsequently appears in the renewals task list a notification should be sent to those with the appropriate role in Alma to advise.

    8 votes
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  19. Can the "receive New items" link (when receiving continuous items) be made into a more obvious BUTTON? Thanks

    See screenshot images below for the suggested BUTTON link vs text link.
    The button is much more obvious, and I would have less trouble finding it, especially now that we have gone to the NEW UI. Thank you.

    3 votes
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  20. Increase viewable character count when looking at tables of invoice or PO lines

    Alma unnecessarily truncates fields and wastes monitor space in the Purchase Order Line Details > Invoice Tab. See in my attachment that both the invoice number field and the Note (piece identifier) field are cut off. At the very least, the entire invoice number should be visible. I understand not all monitors are the same width, but we should be able to see more of this important information. Please fix this.

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