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  1. Need a Search for Alma Analytics Reports in Alma menu

    It will be great to have a search for the Alma Analytics reports off the Alma menu.

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  2. 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.

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  3. Add Counter5 - IR_A1 - Journal Article Requests to Alma/Analytics

    We suggest to add a support to the report Counter5 - IR_A1 - Journal Article Requests.
    We want to be able to harvest it via Sushi and also to be able to build reports in Analytics based on it.

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  4. Add HTML to Analytics dashboards

    It would be cool if we could include active HTML in our dashboards.

    For example, ibrarians who are reviewing new electronic acquistions could pull up a list of new acquisition and, in a one click, link directly through to the resources. (Currently, they would need to pull down the report, find the URL in the data, then copy and paste that back into the browser)

    Additionally, outside images (via <img> tag) could be incorporated into reports for branded presentations.

    By default in OBIEE, only Administrators have the right to use HTML in the data format of any column.

    This can…

    14 votes
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  5. 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.

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  6. 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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  7. Add Related Record MARC fields 76X thru 78X to Analytics

    Library personnel would like to be able to generate a list of titles and related records in Analytics so as to document title changes, facilitate research and scholarly discovery and develop research guides for use within the institution. At this time, the 76X and 78X fields that are used to display various related record types in Primo VE are not currently indexed in Analytics. Rather than use up the limited number of bibliographic local param fields available – which would still not allow for full reporting on related records – our institution proposes that the aforementioned fields and associated data…

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  8. export sets into Analytics

    I appreciate the ability to export Analytics results directly into an Alma set, but I would like to be able to export a set of records directly into Analytics without having to recreate my Alma search (if I can) in Analytics. This would also be very helpful for working on sets of records that other people at my institution have created!

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  9. Index Communications Tab in Analytics

    We need to be able to run a report on the Communications tab in Alma to see if responses/replies were posted to specific communications on multiple POLs.

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  10. Add PO Line Status to Analytics

    Currently you can search for PO Line Status within Alma, but cannot use this field within Analytics.

    Adding this field to Analytics would allow reporting on statuses like In Review and Pending Approval. This would improve staff workflows, so that they don't have to manually check these statuses daily.

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  11. Need a way to look at collections (all formats) in ways other than LC Class

    In many out-of-the-box analytics, the capacity to look at content by LC Class exists. However, LC Class doesn't capture the interdisciplinary nature of some areas of study. Additionally, not all e-resource vendors provide LC classes for eBooks.

    Could it be that one way of achieving this is through assigning titles to collections? This would seem to work since titles of all formats can be assigned to collections in Alma. If Primo does not currently allow for subject-specific "profiles," this would also achieve that functionality since collections can be turned on as a facet.

    The most basic problem to this approach…

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  12. 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.

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  13. Add the source field to Analytics

    It would be useful to be able to report on the Source field from Resource Sharing requests in the Borrowing Request subject area of Analytics. Then we could analyse the channels that users' Resource Sharing requests are coming in from.

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  14. Add Full Call Number to E-Inventory Subject Area in Analytics for Portfolios

    For e-inventory portfolios, a number of vendors provide an LC call number in the 050 of item’s bibliographic record.
    However, currently, the most complete LC call number field available for the E-Inventory subject area in Analytics is the LC Classification Top Line field. This, however, only stores the combined LC code and classification numbers up-to the first period ; and does not include cutter numbers after the top line. There are no other field in this subject area that was mapped to this latter part of the call number such that it might be possible to combine the two fields…

    10 votes
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  15. Add Additional fields to Course Reserves Subject area

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

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  16. Enable a "Reprompt" option in Analytics

    Currently, when running a prompted report, if you want to change your selections after running it, you must go back to the catalog and start over from "Run". It would be a great time savings if there were a "REPROMPT" option, which took you directly back to the prompt screen. Inclusion of a "retain choices this session" toggle and a "clear all choices" button on the prompt screen would be useful as well.

    A use case would be when I am trying to determine why a particular item is hanging up on a task list or is being prevented from…

    10 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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…

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  19. 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).

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  20. 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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