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  1. 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!

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  2. Cost Per Use *by fund* Report for Electronic Collections (Databases)

    Problem: We are looking for a way to run a cost usage report by fund that includes titles with the PO Line Type ‘Name of Electronic Collection - Subscription.’

    Description: Our library evaluates cost per use of all serials by fund. We have been able to run a cost per use report by fund for our print and electronic journals. We run into a roadblock, however, when we try to generate a report on the cost/use of a database by fund.

    The E-Inventory Cost Usage report includes all titles with the PO Line Type Name of ‘Electronic Journal -…

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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…

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  5. 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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  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.

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  7. 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

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  8. Subscription interval field in Analytics

    Adding the Subscription interval field in PO Line to the Funds Expenditure subject area in Analytics. This would allow reporting based on the frequency of a serial.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. Please add Licensor Name to the PO Line Licens in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analyticse section anf Licensing Agent

    Please add Licensor Name to the PO Line License in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analytics
    This would help us report to our Finance Dept on all licensing parties associated with an order

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. Fix Analytics request creator field to stop it changing to Alma staff primary ID when request cancelled on Alma

    When a user places a request on Primo, the ‘creator’ field in the Analytics requests table shows as ‘System’. When a request is placed by a staff member on Alma, the staff member’s primary ID shows in the creator field.

    If a request placed by a user on Primo is subsequently cancelled by a staff member on Alma, the creator field changes from System to the staff member’s primary ID. This means reporting on requests placed on Primo vs. requests placed by staff members on Alma is not accurate and the field is misleading (creator should refer only to creator).

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  15. 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.

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  16. Please add Licensing Agent Code to the PO Line License section in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analytics.

    This would help us report to our Finance Dept on all licensing parties associated with an order.

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  17. Flag for course reserve loan transactions

    As a possible improvement for the Fulfillment subject area, please consider adding an indicator, much like the In House Loan indicator, to loans made while an item is on course reserve. This would allow us to easily include or exclude loans made for items on reserve in our circulation reports. Currently we exclude by location, but we suspect that this is not a reliable method, in part because the inactive temporary location is still attached to many items.

    A course reserve flag on a loan would also allow us to easily pull circulation counts when reporting on course reserve.

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  18. Analytics: Add item changed permanent location to events that are recorded (and timestamped) Physical Items Historical Events subject area

    Usage case: University of Wisconsin would like to create reports that inventory items that change permanent locations by date. Currently, a report that can inventory all items that were added to a permanent location from various other locations by fiscal year isn't possible. With the addition of item changed permanent location as an event that is timestamped such a report would be possible. For example, a report of all items relocated to off-site storage during the past fiscal year is a desired report.

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  19. Reporting on historical location changes

    Analytics should allow users to run reports on historical location changes e.g. identify items that were moved from Branch A to Branch B or different locations in the same branch. This information is visible in the Item history tab; it should be made available for management reports.

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  20. 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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