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  1. Add Original cataloging agency to Design analytics

    In Alma June 2019 release, Original cataloging agency search index was introduced. I'd like to recommend adding this as an element in Analytics. This will help us generate statistics of original cataloging vs. copy cataloging. Thank you!

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  2. Add catalogation date field

    Actually we have only a Title modification date. This is used for catalogation date (after acquisition) and any other subsequent modifcation. If any modification we lose and miss the original catalogation date. We need a "Title catalogation date" field to preserve the original catalogation date after Receiving date.

    4 votes
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  3. In Analytics Borrowing Requests subject area, add Shipped date. In Lending Requests subject area, add Received by Borrower date and Request

    In Analytics Borrowing Requests subject area, add Shipped date. In Lending Requests subject area, add Received by Borrower date and Request Completed date. The addition of these fields will allow us to more accurately calculate turnaround time, which in turn can help us improve our service standards.

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  4. Additional relationships for 'based on results of another analysis' filter

    It would be useful to be able to apply the following relationships when a filter is created using the operator 'is based on results of another analysis':


    • contains any

    • does not contain

    Currently it is only possible to apply the relationships 'is equal to' and 'is not equal to' (as well as 'is less/greater than', etc). This means that it is not possible to use this operator unless the values in the specified column are identical in each report. This is not always the case, for example the Bibliographic Details > ISBN column will in most cases contain multiple, comma…

    4 votes
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  5. Analytics report for titles daily

    I would like to have the possibility of knowing the updated amount of titles daily. Alma currently updates that information only every 28 days. This does not allow having statistics updated until the previous day.

    59 votes
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  6. Add DB2 to Alma analytics > Usage Data> Usage Data Details

    Strange that you can have SUSHI harvest the report, but can't run a report against the data.

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  7. Have a Year, Month, Fiscal Year Usage Limiter for E-inventory Subject Area

    Hello,
    Currently the only way that we can sort Usage data by date is by using a Usage Data subject area report. It would be very helpful to add a limiter to the the E-inventory Subject Area to allow for the same functionality.

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  8. Renewal Operator in Analytics

    It would be useful to include Renewal Operator details in the Fulfillment Analysis area on Alma Analytics. This would allow us to identify and report on the number of renewals that took place at the circulation desk, via self service or via Primo.

    19 votes
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  10. Exporting from analytics

    When I run the current loans analytic, I have to scroll down through 500 records to reach the Export button. Please could it be at the top as well?

    4 votes
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  11. 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/KnowledgeArticles/Analyticswidgetswitha_prompt

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

    45 votes
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  12. Make Electronic Service authentication note available to Alma Analytics

    Most of our authentication notes go into the Electronic Service authentication note field in Alma.

    Currently it is not possible to report on this field in Alma Analytics.

    Please Make Electronic Service authentication note available to Alma Analytics.

    56 votes
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  13. Real Time Analytics

    Real-time Analytics data would be a fantastic feature. I foresee the lag in data refresh to be an issue validating our FPC data. Overall, it would just be beneficial to have up-to-the-minute data.

    23 votes
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  14. Role parameters in Analytics to show circulation desks

    Users subject area in Analytics allows us to add columns up to the Scope, which is the library assigned to the role, but there is no way to go even further to what circulation desks are attached to a role as parameters.

    A call to the Users API retreives this detail, but API calls are not always the right way to go and sometimes one API call to export an Analytics report works better in terms of server performance.

    Please, add the circulation desks attached to a role in a certain scope as a new field in Users subject area.

    3 votes
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  15. Add Electronic Service information to Analytics E-Inventory subject area

    Information at the Electronic Service level in Alma is not searchable in advanced search or Analytics - it can only be accessed by individually viewing a single electronic service. Making service-level information accessible through Analytics would enable searching across all collections for troubleshooting or updating information.

    I am particularly interested in the Electronic Service Public Note field. Portfolio Public Note and Electronic Collection Public Note are already available through Analytics. Making Electronic Service Public Note available would allow me to view all the Public Notes that appear to our users and update them as necessary.

    52 votes
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  16. Add separate fields in Analytics for valid (020 $a) and invalid (020 $z) ISBNs

    At present Analytics displays all ISBNs recorded in a bib record in a single field, whether valid (020 $a), i.e. the true and accurate ISBN for the manifestation recorded, or invalid (020 $z), i.e. an incorrect ISBN or an ISBN for an alternative manifestation.

    It would be useful to be able to search and display these separately (for matching using collection management tools, etc.).

    78 votes
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  17. Add call number information to Borrowing Requests subject area

    This would allow us to do collection development based on the topics our users are interested in and in which our collections may be lacking. Reasons would include locate failed, unavailable at all holding libraries, and all the reasons that can be selected when a request is rejected.

    3 votes
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  18. Correcting Alma Analytics

    In Alma Analytics, if you want to get a report of items that their replacement cost is under $50 for example, the program is written in such a way that looks at the costs in decimal order. So your report will include all items that cost $100, $200, $300, $400, etc. as long as the first digit is under 5. So you will end up with wrong results. Please correct this so the program looks at numbers as whole numbers not by decimal order. Thank you.

    2 votes
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  19. Add 'Supplied Format' to Borrowing Requests subject area

    For each format we would like to measure how long it takes us to get the resource to the student.

    3 votes
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  20. report for overdue notifications by campus

    Please create a report in analytics that allows for overdue notifications by item to be sorted into campus location.

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