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  1. Create a task that orders the 6xx (subject) fields

    Alma currently does not have a way to mass resequence the 6xx subject fields, at least into consecutive order. This is an issue in analytics if subject is the field you organize your results by, as the initial subject field (600) may no longer be the first subject displayed and therefore searched on.

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  2. Move Date Correction Job for next Day Analytics Reports

    The "Loans - Due Date Correction after Calendar Change Job" starts at exactly 9:00 pm. At the same time, the analytics snapshot is performed. As a result, anaytics based on that job are available two days later.
    If ExL can move this job just a few minutes earlier, the Data will be available next Day.

    3 votes
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  3. Improved reporting on SMS notifications

    Currently it's not possible to report specifically on the number of SMS messages generated by Alma. A lot of the options available in Analytics either include both SMS and email notifications or focus on SMS messages that failed to send. It would be beneficial to be able to report on notifications by type (email or SMS), for both auditing purposes and to get a better idea of how well used our SMS notification service is.

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  4. Analytics - Excel Export - Column Widths

    Analytics has a few places to adjust column width, but none of them export to Excel. As a result, every Excel export includes a few columns that are extremely wide (as wide as my monitor) and extremely narrow (virtually hidden). The widths have nothing to do with column/cell content, so text wrapping doesn't fix the issue.

    I've confirmed with Salesforce that there isn't a way to set widths for Excel export. Other font/colour/style settings export properly to Excel; it's amazing to me that column widths don't. I'd like to avoid formatting every Excel export before it's usable.

    7 votes
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  5. Add normalized call number to the subject areas for fulfillment analytics

    Right now the normalized call number option is available only when creating an analytics report under physical items. The ability for sorting by normalized call number would also be beneficial when creating analytics reports under the fulfillment section.

    25 votes
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  6. Set analytics refresh date to a specific time

    We need some of our analytics reports rather early in the morning. The analytics refresh time is sometimes so late that our coworkers have problems to finish their work before we open our library, at which point their work needs to be done. We would appreciate a fixed time for the daily analytics refresh.

    25 votes
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  7. 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.

    11 votes
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  8. Modify the payment method label in Fines and Fees report

    Thanks for ExLibris helping our library to modify the payment method label: changing "Check" to "FEO". However, the payment method label in Fines and Fee report is not being modified accordingly. Is it possible to modify the labels in the reports as well? Or, could we add more payment methods in Fulfillment configuration?

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  9. show POL cancellation reason in analytics

    We need to the cancellation reasons to be shown in analytics.
    We have cancelled may print book orders because we have them online in a subscription - this is listed in the cancellation note. Cancellation reason is not enough as it only has vendor cancelled or library cancelled options.
    When the subscription will end we will want to find these cancelled ordered titles and decide their fate.

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  10. Add logical grouping ability to Managed Sets

    Currently, logical grouping is not supported in Managed Sets. To some degree this is supported in Analytics, although the process is cumbersome, but in Managed Sets there is no option to group logical statements, in effect within parentheses. This means that mixing AND and OR Boolean operators is not possible. The only way this can be accomplished currently is through combining sets, but this creates itemized rather than logical sets.

    We would like functionality within Managed Sets that allows us to group sets of conditional statements, for clarity and also to allow mixing Boolean operators.

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  11. Subject headings's in Analytics

    Analytics combines all the subject heading into one result for an individual bib record. This can be hard to read if a bib record has more them 4 subject headings. It would be more useful if each individual subject heading had its own result for an individual bib record.

    10 votes
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  12. Analytics: physical items historical events subject area should include normalized call number

    The physical items historical events subject area in Analytics should index the normalized call number data so that we can sort any data retrieved by shelving call number.

    4 votes
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  13. 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

    6 votes
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  14. 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.

    35 votes
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  15. Expose metadata dictionary to customers in Alma Analytics

    Oracle OBIEE provides functionality to describe metadata associated with fields in the subject area tables:

    https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/biee/BIEUG/analyses.htm#BIEUG587

    This does not seem to be enabled in Analytics, but having it as a ready reference would greatly facilitate creation of reports.

    Thanks!

    27 votes
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  16. Analytics - Ability take indicators and subfields into account when adding local (hol) parameters

    At the moment it is not possible to take indicators and subfields into account when asking Ex Libris to add local (hol) parameters for Analytics.
    That's very unfortunate as it can lead to an extremely cluttered output for the field that makes it impossible to use.

    As "normal" bibliographic fields however are filtered by subfields we'd like ExL to make this possible for the local parameters, too.

    9 votes
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  17. restricts editing access to analytics to specific subject areas

    Any patron with design analytics have access to all subjects areas in analytics. It would good, if we could restrict analytics design access to specific subject arease in analytics.

    Michael Voss

    24 votes
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  18. 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.

    20 votes
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  19. Analytics - reporte on audit trail in user record

    We'd like to be able to use the information in the audit trail on a user record in Analytics, for example, today we wanted to report on when an identifier had been modified and by which user.

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  20. Analytics updates for a full date (Change the time for updates)

    Analytics doesnt have the updated information for our institution at the end of the day, we need to wait another day to get the info updated for that day, we want that every intitution can have their own update time for data.

    15 votes
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