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  1. Add Override Field Options in Analytics

    It would be very helpful if there were option fields in Analytics for Electronic Collection Level URL Override and Parser Parameters Override so I can create a report to show what Electronic Collections & Parser Parameters contain the override fields.

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  2. Show Course Reserve Loans by Instructor

    Currently I can get loan data about items on course reserve, and I can sort those items by the active course code that they are currently associated with. However, if I add the instructor field to my analysis (pulling data from both the Course Reserve pillar of analytic, AND the physical Inventory or Fulfillment pillar), I am no longer able to get loan data. Can you make these two pillars talk to one another so that we can get data on how often books associated with a particular instructor on course reserve have circulated?

    5 votes
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  3. Autosave files to .txt

    File save options limited to .csv We have various local processing jobs that need .txt files for input, which means we have to rename the exports from Analytics before making use of the files. Offer other standard file extensions to Analytics

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  4. Analytics: Retain the External ID even when the item is canceled in Resource Sharing

    Retain the External ID even when the item is canceled in Resource Sharing.

    Retain the Ex ID even if the item is canceled. The reason we would like the Ex ID is because it is a patterned identifier and that makes it easy to limit down, where to us the internal ID is just a string of random numbers. Our goal is to be able to run reports on either the Lending or Borrowing Request subject areas in one set. If we need to run some on Ex ID to get the Borrowing and Lending sides to match up and…

    6 votes
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  5. KPIs needed for Resource Management

    In addition to measuring the time between creating a POL and receiving the material, we need an accurate way to measure the time between receipt and cataloging, and the time between cataloging and initial shelving.

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  6. Statistical Categories (Crossover between Fulfillment & Users Subject Areas

    Here is my problem. We want our statistical categories linked to Fulfillment. We want to know how many patrons pursuing a Nursing degree are checking out items from the library? Itt does us no good to have data on who is pursuing a nursing degree in the users section, but not be able to link that in the fulfillment section. Because of the design of the statistical categories and the fact that we do not have a way to import every possible degree, job ID, etc. and keep the list up-to-date as it changes, this is how we have them…

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  7. Run a report of items by fund code in Analytics

    A colleague wanted to know the usage stats for books he had purchased over a certain period of time. This would have been easiest by running a report including items, his fund code, and the relevant fiscal years. This is currently not possible - Dewey range reports inevitably miss some titles.

    Can the Funds Expenditure and Physical Items SAs be made compatible?

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  8. Analytics Report for Staff Activity

    I would like the ability to analyze staff activity in Alma Analytics (how many times a staff member checks something out or in, marks something missing, scans in an item for fulfillment, etc.)

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  9. Shared Dimensions

    It would be really useful if you could only see the "fields" that are available to be used when using two dimensions to construct a query.

    This would make the Analytics interface more user friendly, and remove the need for checking documentation to find out what fields are/are note available.

    7 votes
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  10. Add grand total to 'before values' in Analytics

    When creating large data sets, it'd be useful to be able to right click at the top of a column, 'Show Row level Grand Total', and choose something to show at the TOP of a column, instead of having to choose 'After values'. This might help avoid having to use prompts or exporting just to count things.

    6 votes
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  11. Add new call number fields to Fulfillment area to assist with reporting

    In the Fulfillment subject area there are no fields allowing the breakdown of the call number in the holdings record.

    Please add fields that allow LC call numbers in the holdings record to be broken down into LC Code and LC number and also a normalised field which can be exported for sorting in Excel.

    2 votes
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  12. Add timestamp to all date related dimensions in analytics

    Some areas in analytics only have date stamps instead of date+time stamps, so reporting on for example, Events from analytics will only ever bring back the date the event occurred and not the date+time required for auditing.

    We'd like all dimension datestamps to have a version of the timestamp which includes the date+time so that they are useful in working out when a transaction occurred and not just the date it happened. This is good for consistency across analytics data as well.

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