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  1. Add Library Filter to Create Fulfillment Sets

    The Create Fulfillment Sets functionality would be so much more useful if we could choose to create sets by Library rather than by the whole institution.

    It's a very rare case to want to see Overdue, Lost, or Claimed Returned items for a whole institution and having to export the data into a spreadsheet in order to filter the results is very time consuming.

    15 votes
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  2. Add Archived/Unarchived Visibility Facet to Reading List

    When a course is archived all of its associated reading lists also become archived but when you look in the Reading List page there is no way to determine which reading lists are archived without clicking the ellipse next to each reading list to see whether it has an Unarchive option.

    It would be nice to be able to filter for this with a facet like you can with Courses.

    1 vote
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  3. —-—-—-— Marlise Daum commented: Lieber Moritz Eigensatz Ach so… Du weisst ja sicher, dass man über “View title in Search” das Exemplar find

    Barcode of item visible under requests

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    Marlise Daum commented:
    Lieber Moritz Eigensatz
    Ach so…
    Du weisst ja sicher, dass man über “View title in Search” das Exemplar findet.

    Aber direkt anzeigen bei den Requests lässt es sich (momentan) nicht. Welches Exemplar/Strichcode betroffen ist, lässt sich auch erst erkennen, wenn der Request einen bestimmten Status hat (zum Beispiel “On Hold Shelf).
    Gerne kannst Du dazu einen “Enhancement Request” einreichen: https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308173-alma
    Liebe Grüsse
    Marlise
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    1 vote
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  4. Add warning to "Scan In Items" and "Shipping Items" for certain item policies

    We would like to suggest the implementation of a pop-up for "Scan In Items" and "Shipping Items" to alert staff when they are about to process an item with a restrictive item policy (e.g. 63, 67, 68, etc.).

    For example, when a request is placed at the title level and there are multiple items with differing item policies, this pop-up would be helpful to avoid processing the wrong item.

    73 votes
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  5. Improve Loan Activity Letter so that it does not duplicate information

    Loan Activity Letter lists loans and overdue loans separately. Thus, when a user only has overdue loans, they appear twice.
    I propose that in the event that a user only has overdue loans, these loans apeears only once.

    2 votes
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  6. Pick From Shelf Notification for Staff

    We would like to have the ability to have "Pick from shelf" send email notifications to certain staff members when a patron requests a book be put on the hold shelf for them to pick it up. This would be easier and more efficient for us, than periodically logging into Alma and clicking on "Pick from shelf" to see if anything is there. Thank you.

    15 votes
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  7. Add Storage Location ID to the list of customized fields on the Manage Item Returns screen

    We have thousands of items in our collection that are primarily organized by the storage location ID, rather than call or accession number. For these materials, routing and reshelving activities would be more efficient if staff have the option to add the Storage Location ID to the list of customizable fields on the Manage Item Returns screen.

    26 votes
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  8. Expand Course Reserves Facet/Advanced Search Functionality

    When working in Reading Lists and Courses the facet filtering limits staff to a single selection in a category at time. However, many institutions have multiple terms or staff liaisons serving more than one academic department. In such cases, it would be quite helpful to allow staff to select multiple facets. The inability to multi-select prevents staff and their managers from being able view the whole picture and effectively managing the work.

    If that’s not possible, we’d like to request that you expand the advanced search options for reading lists, courses, and citations to make all of the facet options…

    7 votes
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  9. Allow re-ordering of categories (Online Services; GES) within ViewIt area

    It is currently possible to modify the Online Services Order and General Electronic Services Order, so that some services will be displayed at top or bottom within these individual categories (Fulfillment Configuration > Discovery Interface Display Logic). However, all the Online Services always display above all the General Electronic Services. We would like to be able to modify this default, to move a single (or all) GES above the Online Services in ViewIt display. This functionality would be very useful to institutions, since custom GES may be used to address specific local institutional needs which may take priority over other…

    2 votes
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  10. work order status scope to work order department

    Currently in Alma, the work order deparment and work order status are two separate lists associate with a work order type. In our library, sometimes branch libraries may track work order status differently, we ended up with a long list of work order status that shared among all work order departments, some status may not applicable to some work order department. We would prefer to have multiple work order status lists that scope to individual work order department respectively.

    1 vote
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  11. Add Patron Limit threshold block for number of lost items

    It should be possible to automatically block users based on a set threshold for the number of items they have checked out that are in a lost status.

    Currently, the Patron Limits table only contains delinquency threshold blocks for Max Overdues, Max Cash, and Max Overdue Recalls.

    Not all institutions automatically charge a lost item replacement fine for lost materials. For some lost items, the replacement cost may be below the Max Cash block threshold for the user’s user group, but the library would still like the user to be accountable for/aware of their lost status materials; being unable to…

    36 votes
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  12. Include column for Bin number in SIP2 Bin Configuration Rules

    It would be very helpful to see the Bin number available in the columns on the SIP2 Bin Configuration rules overview screen as currently, each rule must be accessed individually to see the associated bin, which is a fundamental part of the rule.

    1 vote
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  13. Make it easier to create sets of courses

    The only way to create a set of courses is to get the course IDs from analytics.

    This is a problem for Sandbox where we have no access to analytics - especially for those of us with generic data.

    eg...
    1. Include the course ID when downloading a list of courses to Excel with All Fields selected (and make the course ID an option to view in the table.
    2. Enable save and create set when viewing a list of courses
    3. Enable course code to be used when creating a set

    This would be very helpful now that we…

    17 votes
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  14. Improving Ability to Create Repeating Courses for Multiple Semesters

    Currently there is no ability to have two courses in different semesters with the same course code and section number in Reserves. Our college reuses course codes and section numbers between semesters, so we are unable to build new courses with the same course code/section number combination before the current semester ends.

    I would like to add additional identifying fields to the current code/section unique identifier. Possibilities include unique terms (Fall 2022) or a term/year combination (Fall + 22-23).

    6 votes
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  15. Ability to order facets in Alma Resource Sharing

    For our workflows it would be useful to be able to move assignee to the top of the Facets in the new Resource Sharing screens for Lending and Borrowing

    14 votes
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  16. configuration exeptions in opening hours

    I wanted to update the opening hours in the psb for the next year. Some Holidays like the first of january, the first of may or the third of october, the library is closed every year.
    I realized, that I can’t add a „recurrence“ for these days with the record type „exception“. If I add a new record and choose the record type „event“ I can add a „recurrence“ but the status will be „open“. I can’t change the status to „closed“
    It would be nice if the record of these Holidays could have the „recurrence“ „yearly“ and the „status“…

    3 votes
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  17. In the fulfilment section, enable quick transfer of an item from one patron to another

    In many cases, two patrons arrive at the fulfilment desk and one patron asks to return an item and transfer it to the other patron. Currently, the item has to be returned, then the other patron's ID or name are entered and the patron receives the item. In order to speed up the process, I suggest adding a "Transfer to..." function. Once an item is returned and a transfer is needed, clicking on "transfer to" would enable immediate input of the other patron's details and save time.

    1 vote
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  18. The option for Fulfillment AND Internal notes to pop up during Check in/out

    When scanning an item into the Scan In Items screen, both Fulfillment and Internal Notes pop up. However, when scanning items into the Circulation screens (Manage Patron Services & Return Items), only Fulfillment notes pop up.

    We would like the option for Fulfillment AND Internal Notes to pop up for staff while using the Circulation screens at the desk. There tends to be important information in both fields that they should be aware of while checking items in and out.

    3 votes
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  19. Visibility of display logic rules at the Alma collection level

    It would be very helpful to flag activated Alma collections when they are concerned by display logic rules.

    At the moment, there is no indication and activation changes may have some impact on the discovery and fulfillment level. It would be very useful for electronic operators to be directly alerted (for example with an icon) and it could prevent collection deletions or other mistakes made due to lack of knowledge.

    2 votes
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  20. Display logic to hide services by user assigned RS library

    Allow Discovery Interface Display Logic rules to hide service Rapido Physical Offer based on user's assigned resource sharing library.

    In our instance, we have one default/generic RS library and several location-based RS libraries. Users are put in the generic RS library by default, then reassigned to a specific RS library depending on where they are enrolled. For example, a patron in Chicago would have the Chicago RS library assigned, while an online patron would still have the generic RS library assigned.

    We would like the ability to hide Rapido physical offers from users with the generic RS library assigned. Currently…

    3 votes
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