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  1. Add permalink to Analytics report

    We'd like to have the permalink for a bib record included in the Analytics report.

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  2. 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.

    59 votes
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  3. Physical Location in Title Analytics

    We have to have both title and item statistics for each area in our library. There is no problem creating the statistics for items using physical location; however, physical location cannot be combined when doing title statistics. This is very important for us, since the title statistics is a count for the entire collection. This means that even our reserves and "resource sharing" library gets included in the count.

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  4. Design Analytics Extended

    Analytics needs more granular roles just like other functional areas. The existing role of Design Analytics should be limited so that users can view and edit but not delete analytics stored in Shared folders. The ability to delete an analysis should be resricted to a new Design Analytics Extended role.

    8 votes
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  5. Additional File Format Options for Scheduled Analytics Reports

    When setting up a scheduled analytics report there are a couple of file format options: Excel, PDF, text.

    The text option is not useful and what we really need is CSV and Tab Delimited options.

    I realize you can have it provide Excel and then you can resave it, but that requires extra processing steps that should not be required in this day and age.

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  6. Report on 'undo return' in Analytics

    We need to be able to report on 'undo return' or 'self check cancel returns' (as this was in Aleph). Ex Libris confirm this is not currently possible as the 'undo return' is registered in Alma in the Loan Audit Trail (accessible via Fulfillment > Manage Patron Services, choose ... > Loan History for any loan / return) in the Action column as "Undo return". However, this Action column is not mapped to Analytics and therefore, there is currently no way to report on these actions.

    6 votes
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  7. Course and reading-list internal IDs should be available via Analytics

    Course-reserves data available in Analytics does not include
    the unique 16-digit identifiers for course and reading lists. They are retrievable only via the API. This is adequate for operations dealing with a single course or reading list, but it would also be useful to be able to obtain, e.g., a listing of all
    courses and their associated ID numbers for a specific academic year, lecturer or department, to facilitate batch operations.

    On the other hand, the IDs for reading-list citations are available from Analytics (Citation ID),
    but there is no field indicating to which course or reading list a particular…

    10 votes
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  8. Need Number of requests and clickthroughs per service type in Alma Analytics

    In Alma, we have General Electronic Services (GES) for ReprintsDesk. ReprintsDesk is our document delivery provider. The ReprintsDesk GES appears in the services window in Primo or when linking out from a database. If there is no full text found, the patron can request the article via ReprintsDesk. I need to get statistics for each quarter on how many times the GES was clicked.

    In SFX, we ran a query for the number of document delivery requests. It was in the SFX query "Number of requests and clickthroughs per service type” and the service type getDocumentDelivery. We need the same…

    23 votes
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  9. Please add Silverchair as a SUSHI vendor

    A lot of publishers have migrated their platform from Highwire Press to Silverchair. It would be nice if Ex Libris can add Silverchair as a SUSHI vendor, so we can harvest the electronic resources for all the publishers in one COUNTER report in each month, similar to Highwire.

    2 votes
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  10. 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.

    11 votes
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  11. In analytics, add usage data to the E-Inventory subject area

    Now that counter usage is more fully available via Analytics (thank you!), it would be useful to have the following measures available in the E-Inventory subject area: Journal Usage (JR1), Whole Book Usage (BR1), Partial Book Usage (BR2), Media Usage (MR1).

    10 votes
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  12. 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…

    46 votes
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  13. Add a "Last page" option on the Results tab

    It would be helpful to include a "Last page" or "end page" arrow on the Results tab in Analytics. There is an arrow to take you to the beginning of the analysis but not to the end. Sometimes it is helpful to go to the end of an analysis to check the data and it is very time-consuming to click the "Next 500 rows" arrow several times on large analyses.

    15 votes
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  14. po line notes

    For the PO Line area, I would like to see the Notes. Right now only the Receiving Note and the Note to vendor are visible in Analytics, but I need the Notes cause we have stored a lot of additional information in the Notes

    5 votes
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  15. Analytic report widget : remove edit link

    I have created an analytic report as a widget for Circ. people to view the changes in our newspapers retention info. At the bottom of the report, there are links such as edit, print, export, etc.

    I would like to have the functionality to remove selective links below the table, specifically the Edit link. No report creator wants to let users of the report to edit the report they created.

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  16. 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.

    21 votes
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  17. Add Additional fields to Course Reserves Subject area

    Need Location, Barcode and Call Number to the Course Reserves.

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  18. Add NLM Classification to Analytics

    We would like to see NLM classification as an option in Analytics. We have a substantial Health Sciences Library and Med Center, and this would be quite useful for this area of reporting.

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  19. 5 votes
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  20. Add Proxy Users to "Users" subject area

    Adding Proxy Users to analytics would allow us to search for users that are proxies to another user, and also users that have proxies for themselves.

    This information isn't completely available within Alma, and it seems like an oversight that it's also unavailable in Analytics.

    55 votes
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