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  1. 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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  2. 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!

    32 votes
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  3. 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.

    33 votes
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  4. 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.

    36 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Add Course information into Bibliographic Details dimension

    As it currently stands only 'Active Course Code' or 'Active Course Name' is available in the Bibliographic Details dimension. As our use of Leganto and Course Reserves grows we are increasingly needing to report on physical items on a course, active or not, this is currently difficult to do as the information is currently silo'd across subject areas that don't contain shared dimensions.

    14 votes
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  7. Change the Network Number field in Analytics to use a semicolon between subfields in addition to fields.

    The Network Number field in Analytics includes a number of fields, including 035$a and $z, 019 $a and $z, and some 7xx linking fields. The documentation says the delimiter is "; ".

    What actually happens is that the delimiter is present only between fields, not between numbers in repeatable subfields in the same field. If an 035 contains one $a and three $z subfields, there will not be a semicolon delimiter between them, only a space. This makes it difficult to parse out individual fields, and not possible to find erroneous numbers with a space in the subfield.

    Please change…

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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.

    26 votes
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  11. Add permalink to Analytics report

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

    16 votes
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  12. 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.

    62 votes
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  13. Add 'Replacement Cost' field to Physical Items table in Requests subject area

    It would be helpful to have replacement costs field available in the physical items table from within the Requests subject area. Would allow for easier reporting on values of missing and lost stock etc.

    4 votes
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  14. 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.

    9 votes
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  15. 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.

    10 votes
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  16. 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.

    2 votes
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  17. 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.

    4 votes
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  18. 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…

    28 votes
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  19. 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.

    19 votes
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  20. 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…

    9 votes
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