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  1. Add ability to map more bibliographic fields to Analytics

    There is currently the option to map 10 fields as Local Param 1-10. This was raised from 5-10 more than two years ago in January 2019. We used the last of these for required data at the start of 2021, but still did so reluctantly as there's been no sign of coming development to expand the number again. More fields are needed, so we'd appreciate this being considered.

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  2. Please add to the Vendors folder in Analytics for reporting.

    Vendor Details
    Need the ability to export full Vendor details, either by exporting from Alma directly or through Analytics reports "Vendors">>"Funds Expenditures".

    Critical information to include:
    Vendor Name (already included)
    Vendor Code (already included)
    Vendor Contact information:
    - Address
    - Phone Numbers
    - Email Addresses
    - Web Addresses
    ***NOTES FIELD

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    We plan to add: 

    * Preferred email address 

    * Preferred phone number 

    * Preferred address - concatenation of Address line 1, 2, and 3, City, State, Country and Postal code. 

    * Preferred address note 

    * Primary product URL - in case there is more than one, only one will be included in analytics.  

    All the best, 

    Shoshana de la Fuente 

    Senior Product Owner 

    Alma Analytics

  3. Create Analytics field for self check loans and returns

    Currently to identify self check stats for loans and returns in Analytics you either need to do one of the following:

    1. Create separate Circulation Desks for self checks
    2. If the operator Primary Identifier field is "None" assume the loan or return was a self check one

    Neither of these workarounds work if you choose to delete Library staff records from Alma and not retain full statistics in Analytics or if the Circulation Desks are deleted (which can happen if a Library is closed)

    It would be preferable to have a separate field in Analytics that indicates whether a loan or…

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  4. Show folder and column details in filters in alma analytics where multiple columns have identical names.

    When creating a repost in Alma there are certain subject areas (e.g Physical Items) where a column name is identical across multiple folders.
    For example:
    Material Type (Physical Item Details)
    Material Type (Bibliographic Details)
    Material Type (PO Line)

    when viewed in "Create" view in Alma you can see the folder headings above the column headings and there identify which is which.
    However when used as filters, only the column heading is displayed - therefore it is impossible to identify which is which without clicking into each filter and looking for Column Formula to see which folder it comes from.

    Snip…

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  5. Add "General Notes" at the collection, service, and portfolio levels to Analytics

    Please add the following note fields to Analytics:

    Electronic Collection:
    - General notes (multiple entries)
    Electronic Service:
    - General notes (multiple entries)
    Electronic Portfolio:
    - General notes (multiple entries)

    Why is this necessary?
    You can search for many fields in Alma itself, but not all of note fields can be exported from Alma. But this is particularly important for note fields!

    Thank you very much in advance!

    Note: this is a follow-up idea to:
    Add "General Notes" at the collection, service, and portfolio levels as indexable/searchable fields
    https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308173-alma/suggestions/46387843-add-general-notes-at-the-collection-service-an

    86 votes
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  6. Need a Physical items folder in the Course Reserves Subject area

    Items details are missing from the Course reserves subject area in Alma Analytics. So can't get Barcode and other item details for course reserves.

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  7. Add Collection related subject area/dimensions/parameters in Analytics

    Please elaborate Collection in Analytics. We suggest three ideas for that;

    Idea 1)
    Collection can be a separate dimension, with the existing/new parameters below;
    - Collection ID (existing)
    - Collection Name (existing)
    - Collection External System
    - Collection External ID
    - Collection MMS ID (of the collection's BIB itself)
    - ★★★ The PIDs of the collection's direct sub-collections (in different rows, not combined with semicolons; should be repeatable so that the created report can show the hierarchical structure of whole collections)
    - Collection level (the depth)
    - Collection Path (from the collection's top level collection to itself)
    - Collection Description…

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  8. Get auto-renewals dates back into Analytics

    Since the recently released August version, Analytics does not longer show the auto-renewal date due to a mentioned performance improvement on the nightly job. Please consider rolling back this change as it actually makes it impossible to get how many auto-renewals were made on a certain day in the past, since the only date we currently have is the Last Renewal Date which is updated every time the job runs. We virtually lost our auto-renewals log integrity.

    I know we still have this Last Renewal Date, the amount of auto-renewals and the Loan Date, and we could easily calculate the…

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  9. Report on empty viewit screens and better link resolver usage reports

    I would like to be able to report on empty viewit screens.

    Currently the link resolver usage area is not so useful, missing the openurl itself, and limiting the data that is being reported to very few request metadata elements.

    Im missing, in addition to the openurl, the date/vol/issue details as well as request article title and book titles.

    My goal is to be able to use these reports in order to analyze problem points - currently I'm missing crucial data that will help me analyze problems.

    63 votes
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  10. Display prompts in analytics widgets

    We have created a widget to display IDs of citations, and would like to be able to display the associated prompts to allow users to select their own criteria.

    The current behaviour is by design:

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Knowledge_Articles/Analytics_widgets_with_a_prompt

    but it would be very helpful if this could be changed.

    57 votes
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  11. Notes Tabs not in Analytics

    We would like to be able to retrieve all the details in the Notes Tabs for Borrowing and Lending requests via Analytics. Currently, only the Request Note is retrievable.

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  12. Identify stats for individual self check machines in Analytics

    It doesn't appear to currently be possible to report stats in Analytics for individual self check machines unless you assign a separate Circulation Desk for each self check within a branch.

    We have multiple self check machines in each branch and we'd like to be able to report on the number of loans each self check processes so we can see which ones are in demand and which ones aren't. We'd like to see a way to attach multiple self checks to the same Circulation Desk and be able to report out the stats for each of those self checks…

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  13. Add 880 field to the Bibliographic Details dimension table in Analytics

    In MARC bibliographic records, the 880 field is used for non-Roman script equivalents of other fields in the bib record. CJK (Chinese, Japanese & Korean) libraries, for example, may use the 880 to record the non-Roman script equivalent of the Romanized characters in a 245. We would like the 880 field to be searchable in Analytics so we can create new book lists in the CJK scripts. New book lists are very popular with our users and we would like to be able to present these lists in the CJK scripts.

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  14. Report on Holdings 866 subfields x and z in Analytics

    We use the 866 $x to store campus affiliation notes, which are used to direct materials to the Archives at point of removal. Currently you must go through a multi-step process, including exporting bib records with holdings info and using MarcEdit to extract the 866 $x notes. Then you must merge the data in Excel or Access in order to associate the note with the weeding report generated from Analytics.

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  15. Analytics - Last Return Date

    It would be extremely useful to be able to report on the Last Return Date; this should be added to the Physical Items subject area alongside the Last Loan Date parameter

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  16. Map item level fields, Pattern Type and Linking Number in Analytics.

    Area of concern: Analytics Fields for Reporting on Serials 863/866 Generation.

    Please reference Ex Libris presentation ‘Automation Tasks for Summary Holdings’:

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/@api/deki/files/63890/Serials_-_Automation_tasks_for_summary_holdings.pptx?revision=2

    In order for 863/866 Summary Holdings generation to work properly, each item record must contain certain information in the ‘Pattern Type’ and ‘Linking Number’ fields. Currently, these fields are not mapped in analytics, so there is no way to report on which records lack this info. Without this reporting capability, we are stuck individually checking many thousands of records to be sure they have the required information.

    What should be changed: As Serials Processors, we would like to…

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  17. Add publication date and subject fields to 'Portfolio Details for Consortia Members' analytics table

    The bibliographic publication date and subject fields would be very useful additions to the 'Portfolio Details for Consortia Members' analytics table. Please include these fields.

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  18. Add the source field to Analytics

    It would be useful to be able to report on the Source field from Resource Sharing requests in the Borrowing Request subject area of Analytics. Then we could analyse the channels that users' Resource Sharing requests are coming in from.

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  19. Add User Note Creation Date and Creator as query-able fields in Anayltics

    Please make it so that we can create analysis in analytics that display the creation date and creators of user notes. Both fields would be very useful filters for us.

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  20. Analytics: Transit end time NOT registered

    Hello,
    Please see our public ticket 00903860.
    If you make a query containing the field "Physical item historical events->Event end date->event end date and time" with the conditional "event type description=physical item went into transit" on this field is NOT registered the end of transit process, but the start of the following process (if any). Please correct this behaviour.

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