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  1. 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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  2. show POL cancellation reason in analytics

    We need to the cancellation reasons to be shown in analytics.

    We have cancelled may print book orders because we have them online in a subscription - this is listed in the cancellation note. Cancellation reason is not enough as it only has vendor cancelled or library cancelled options.
    When the subscription will end we will want to find these cancelled ordered titles and decide their fate.

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  3. Make Proxy For Tab Information Available in Analytics to Search For

    Please make the information from the "Proxy For" tab in Alma a searchable field in the Alma Analytics. We have had to come up with alternative ways to track the information, which is time consuming and not always reliable as some staff may not be reporting that they are creating a proxy user link.

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  4. Pre-caching Analytics for faster first-time loads

    The first time an institution runs reports in subject areas each day, it usually takes a long time to load. The presumption is that, behind the scenes, Oracle is doing some cache work so that reports run later in the day don't face the same sort of delay.

    For large institutions, or complex structures, this can be a significant delay.

    Is there a way that institutions or Ex Libris could perform a "pre-cache" so that users don't have to face that early morning sluggish start?

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  5. 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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  6. Share ALMA session variable related to the desktop and / or Library to use it as a query value in analytics

    I want to generate a single report for all libraries.

    I need to assign the value of the ALMA system variable related to the library to the variable that is related to the library in Analitics so that the data related to that library is automatically selected.

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  7. Index Statistical category fields for use in reports

    Our library uses customer Statistical Categories to track usage by external students. We need to be able to filter reports on statistical categories to certain time periods but the Creation Date field isn't currently indexed.

    The Alma User Details > Statistics tab displays the following columns, see attached statistics screenshot 1: - Statistical Category - Category Type - Note - Created By - Creation Date - External Data You can also export an individual users statistics log with these fields. However in Alma analytics not all of these fields are available for reporting, see attached statistics screenshot 2. The missing…

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  8. Have a Year, Month, Fiscal Year Usage Limiter for E-inventory Subject Area

    Hello,
    Currently the only way that we can sort Usage data by date is by using a Usage Data subject area report. It would be very helpful to add a limiter to the the E-inventory Subject Area to allow for the same functionality.

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  9. Search List: "All Titles" by "LC Call Number Range"

    Search "All Titles" by LC Call Number Range. Currently you can only do that with physical items, although you can search "All Titles by LC Subject Keyword. Since most/many Electronic items do have LC Call Number in their MARC record 050 _4, I don't see why this is not possible...

    As a collections librarian, it would be very useful.
    Therese

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  10. Subject: when exporting Analytics reports into csv file, please enclose each item with quotation marks. Contents: Our labeling program does

    Subject: when exporting Analytics reports into csv file, please enclose each item with quotation marks.
    Contents: Our labeling program doesn't identify items without quotation marks.

    For example,
    Item1 (X)
    "Item1" (O)

    Please consider adding the option of putting each item in quotation mark when exporting Analytics report in format of csv.

    Thanks

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  11. Add License Terms and Term Values to the Electronic Collection License folder in the E-Inventory Subject Area.

    A license may be assigned to multiple Electronic Collections. I would like to be able to pull a report that lists the license terms for ILL/Course Packs/etc. for each database with an assigned license. This would make it much easier for our fulfillment staff to determine whether there are any rights issues involved with fulfilling requests.

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  12. Index authorities used in bibs in Analytics

    Index authorities in a given bib, or better yet, unauthorized headings in bibs in Analytics so I can obtain a list of unauthorized headings and partially authorized headings for correction in Alma.

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  13. Add DB2 to Alma analytics > Usage Data> Usage Data Details

    Strange that you can have SUSHI harvest the report, but can't run a report against the data.

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  14. Please add to the Vendors folder in Analytics for reporting.

    Vendor Details
    Need the ability to export full Vendor details, either by exporting from Alma directly or through Analytics reports "Vendors">>"Funds Expenditures".

    Critical information to include:
    Vendor Name (already included)
    Vendor Code (already included)
    Vendor Contact information:
    - Address
    - Phone Numbers
    - Email Addresses
    - Web Addresses
    ***NOTES FIELD

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  15. Recall Dimension in Analytics

    It would be really helpful to have a Recall Date dimension in Analytics.

    There are dedicated dimensions in the Fulfillment Subject Area for Loan Date, Return Date, Renewal Date and Due Date but not for Recall Date.

    Although the Recall Date exists as a field under the Loan Details dimension, it would be helpful to have other fields (such as Fiscal Year) available.

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  16. Add renewal count to the fulfillment subject area of Analytics

    Please add renewal count (the number of renewals allowed for a certain item policy and material type) to the Fulfillment subject area of Analytics.

    Doing so will allow staff to create a Circulation Matrix from analytics that fully details circulation privileges for certain patron groups, material types, item policies, etc. Circulation staff frequently get phone calls from patrons requesting such information.

    The attached Circulation Matrix is a handy way to answer circulation policy questions from patrons, except when they ask how many renewals they are allowed.

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  17. Improved reporting on SMS notifications

    Currently it's not possible to report specifically on the number of SMS messages generated by Alma. A lot of the options available in Analytics either include both SMS and email notifications or focus on SMS messages that failed to send. It would be beneficial to be able to report on notifications by type (email or SMS), for both auditing purposes and to get a better idea of how well used our SMS notification service is.

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  18. Number of Loans: Ability to Sort By & Export to Excel

    It would be so helpful to have access to Number of Loans in Data we can export to Excel. In addition, being able to sort by the highest to lowest or vice versa Number of Loans data in a search would also be very helpful as a collections librarian. We need more data to support or decide upon what we purchase. Alma has all the data but limited access to it from the permission level I have as a librarian.
    Thanks,
    Therese

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  19. Campus name (borrower details) in Alma analytics FF

    in the subject domain "Fulfillment", at the level of the borrower details, there is a field for campus code but we would like to have the campus name in there as well.
    (just as is the case for the item details)

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  20. Add Electronic collection life cycle in analytics

    Bibliogrpahic records, portfolios, etc. have life cycle but not electronic collections. My project is to identify electronic collections that do not have portfolios, but the report also includes collections that have already been deleted. So adding the life cycle to electronic collections will be very useful.

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