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  1. Index MARC field 440 contents to Series or Series statement in Bibliographic details of Design analytics

    Series titles entered to MARC field 440 currently cannot be retrieved using Design analytics. Many old bib records carry series titles in field 440. Thank you for your consideration!

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  2. Add free/not free information about collections

    Currently through Analytics it's not possible to create a report on collections with the information: "Is free?" and "Is Free? (override)".
    It is just possible to find "Service is free" and "Service is free (override)" fields, that exclude all collections that don't have any services, such as databases.
    We propose to add fields "Is free?" and "Is Free? (override)".

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  3. Finding the data in the Old Value field in Analytics

    I would like to have the ability to pull up item records when supplying certain words/numbers in the old value field in Analytics.

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  4. Add general note(s) field from the Electronic Collection Editor to Analytics

    Currently, only the public and authentication notes seem to be available. It would be useful to have a way to find and report on those collections that have general notes added.

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  5. Analytics for count of resource sharing requests made via Course Reserves citations

    We'd like to be able to see analytics data for resource sharing requests placed via Course Reserves citations. We are told by Support that this is not currently supported, and it was suggested that we create an idea here.

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  6. SUMIF function for Alma Analytics

    There is currently no way to do a SUMIF function within Alma Analytics. In Excel, a formula like =SUMIF(A:A, A2, B:B) will perform the following operation: it will look for duplicates in the first column and if present, sum the numbers in the second column and output them in the third column. This is particularly helpful when trying to determine something like the total number of serial volumes per library (or some similar metric) without using the subtotal function. The subtotal function creates an additional row at the end of each unique set of instances instead of putting this data…

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  7. Adding the borrower code stats to the patron detailstable in the fullfiment subject area

    The fullfiment subject area contains several tables related to the readers who borrowed the document including the "patron details" and "borrower details" tables. According to the documentation the data stored in the patron detail table are the characteristics of the reader at the time of the transaction. The "borrower details" table stores the characteristics of the reader at the time of the request.
    It would be useful if the patron statistical codes were stored in the "patron details" table so that they can be historized.
    Indeed, like many other libraries, we use these statistics to identify the academic department of…

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  8. Analytics User - has course Yes/No option

    Add the option for 'Has course' Yes/No option for user reports in analytics.

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  9. Add a new Bibliographic ID field for OCLC Control Number 035z to display each OCN one row per MMS ID

    Currently, a user may retrieve a delimited list of cancelled OCLC control numbers from the OCLC Control Number (035z) attribute under Bibliographic Details. However, this field has limited usefulness for a couple reasons. First, the field has a limit of 256 characters, which means when a bibliographic record shows more than 15 or 16 OCLC numbers have been merged, some numbers are excluded. Second, and more importantly, each individual control number cannot be matched to other cancelled or active control numbers in other records without being split to a separate field first. This is not a straightforward task in analytics…

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  10. Enable Data Flows in Oracle Data Visualization

    As someone who creates data sets and data visualizations from Analytics for other library staff, it would be useful to have Data Flow enabled in Oracle's Data Analytics. This would save me time by creating a pre-determined set of steps to create and edit data sets, and to create joins between subject areas within the Data Visualization tool.

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  11. Add permanent location code or name to fulfillment analytics

    Under Alma Analytics we want to request that Ex Libris add the field of permanent location code or name to the fulfillment area of analytics. We need to be able to grab the count of items in a library and how many of those items (held) in that library have circulated by any mean (resource sharing, digitization, loan, etc.). The current table allows us to pull what circulation desk they circulated from. That is not entirely accurate as we allow items to be delivered and circulated from any circulation desk on campus. This type of data is needed to assess…

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  12. Out-of-the-box reports - misleading column headers

    A number of reports have column headers which do not reflect the results of the actual criteria used in the report e.g. Count of Items Loaned have a column header of Loans (In House + Not In House) where a filter of ‘In House Loan Indicator is equal to / is in N’ has been applied. Appreciate that you can go in and change the Column Heading description but not all users will think to check the criteria of a report and assume the results are for that indicated in the column header - see attached document for example and…

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  13. Add invoice vendor to Analytics

    Add the invoice "Vendor" field to analytics; currently only the invoice "Vendor Account" code and description seem to be available via Funds Expenditure-Invoice Line.

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  14. Alma Analytics: Add "Pickup Location" to the Borrowing Requests Subject Area

    We need tp know which local library locations requested how many items from each Lending institution in an analytic report. When Borrowing requests first go out go out we can easily see which of our, let's say 4, different library pick up locations ordered each item by looking at the pick up location parameter in the facets, The pick up location is even maintained in Alma once the item is filled. But it is not available in the Borrowing Request subject area of the analytic. We can only get an aggregate campus total for requests borrowed from each Lending Institution.…

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  15. Add "VAT Percentage" to Analytics

    Currently there is no way to get the VAT percentage of an invoice or invoice line in Analytics. There is only "VAT Code %", but this is useless for institutions that don't use VAT Codes.

    (see also cases 06640702 and 06605754)

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  16. Permitting Access to Analytics Objects via Alma User Name

    Accessing Analytics objects is only controlled via roles, and that makes it almost impossible to set permission for a certain report to a single colleague or even a limited number of colleagues. Thus access is granted either for a large number of persons, or just somebody with a high level of permissions (administrators).

    Our workaround is mostly using scheduled reports, which can be distributed via email address or Alma user name, but a similar approach should be there for non-scheduled Analytics objects from the Analytics menu.

    I suggest allowing to set permissions also via the Alma user name of a…

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  17. Add "credit" to Fees and Fines subject area

    Users want to create reports that show credits issued by which operators, the date and amount of the credit, who the credit was issued to and what the credit was issued for.

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  18. Add "Electronic Collection Content Type" to Alma Analytics

    In Alma, you're able to filter and view electronic collections by "Electronic Collection Content Type" (i.e. Book Package, Journal Package, etc.) -- However, this isn't a column or field available in Analytics.
    It would be great if it could be included so we could create reports on electronic collections based on how the content is defined for that collection.

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  19. Create reports across Pirmo VE and Alma Aanlytics modules

    For example, in Primo>Usage>Report>Zero Result Searches example in
    Design Analytics (Primo), in addition to the existing User Group field,the system can add fields from Alma Aanlytics, such as Statistical Category, Category Type, IP to provide subsequent analysis.

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  20. Map item level fields, Pattern Type and Linking Number in Analytics.

    Area of concern: Analytics Fields for Reporting on Serials 863/866 Generation.

    Please reference Ex Libris presentation ‘Automation Tasks for Summary Holdings’:

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/@api/deki/files/63890/Serials_-_Automation_tasks_for_summary_holdings.pptx?revision=2

    In order for 863/866 Summary Holdings generation to work properly, each item record must contain certain information in the ‘Pattern Type’ and ‘Linking Number’ fields. Currently, these fields are not mapped in analytics, so there is no way to report on which records lack this info. Without this reporting capability, we are stuck individually checking many thousands of records to be sure they have the required information.

    What should be changed: As Serials Processors, we would like to…

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