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  1. Pin metadata editor toolbar when scrolling

    Our catalogers would like the metadata toolbar (file-edit-tools) to remain at the top of the bib record so that they do not have to use the far right scroll bar to scroll up and 'uncover' it. This seems to happen when they have been working with a holding and then return to the bib. It would be great not to need that extra step.

    9 votes
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  2. Add the creation's hour on borrowing requests

    My idea contents 2 concepts :
    1) We would like to see the hour when the borrowing request was created.
    When we have a lot of requests, we would like to be able to make a choice and treat the older before the newest.

    2) We would like to sort the borrowing requests by differents ways. Presently the borrowing requests are ranked by alphabetical order of the title.
    But when you have a lot of requests, like us, sometimes a new request arrives before that you treated the ancient.
    So maybe could it be useful if we could rank the…

    11 votes
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  3. marking & emailing ALMA Records

    having the ability to mark and email records in ALMA. this is available in PRIMO but not ALMA.

    if one is looking at circulation data, only available in ALMA, then makes a decision, e.g. to have the material withdrawn, one can't email the record to others who would pull the material.

    one can use both but this is inefficient. one can use analytics but this inefficient for dealing with just one or a small number of records.

    one can also use it for reporting cataloging problems. our experience is that technical services uses ALMA and public services uses PRIMO.

    it…

    1 vote
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  4. Manage Fulfillment Options

    Resource Sharing actions carried out via Manage Fulfillment Options should appear in the Audit tab by date and operator.

    2 votes
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  5. Is there anyway the view of the partners list can be lengthend? at the moment it is set to 20, can it be set to 100+ (we use nearly 200)

    Is there anyway the view of the partners list can be lengthend? at the moment it is set to 20, can it be set to 100+ (we use nearly 200)

    7 votes
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  6. Report on workflow profiles assigned to resource sharing partners

    We would like the ability to report on the workflow profiles assigned to Resource Sharing partners. This would allow us to easily determine the partners which have borrowing and lending workflows assigned as well as easily seeing the particular workflow profile assigned to each, including those which are shared amongst multiple partners.

    At the moment this is checked by selecting each individual partner. If this could be added to the export available on the Tools option in the partner list we could easily retrieve the required information without the need to manually check every partner. This will be particularly useful…

    2 votes
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  7. Modify the renew request reject note sent to partner for lending request

    When a resource sharing lending request receives a renew request and is rejected, the following note is sent to the partner “Note: Cannot be renewed, maximum renew date DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS AEST was exceeded.” This note is confusing to the partner as the maximum renew date in the note is the date which the request was processed not the due date. In addition, the note implies the renew date of the loan has passed the allowed time, however the renew date has not been exceeded. The note could be improved by simplifying it to say “Cannot be renewed, maximum loan period…

    12 votes
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  8. Easier Navigation when working within a request category

    Having "next request" and "previous request" options/buttons when working within a group/category of resource sharing requests within ALMA (e.g. cancelled by patron/staff) similar to OCLC's Worldshare

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  9. Remove Resource Sharing Library

    It should be possible to remove the out of the box Resource Sharing Library if your institution is not using it.

    5 votes
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  10. Physically Received Items

    Once a book has been physically received, it would be great if it automatically linked to the the patron account. This would save me an extra step of having to check out the book out to the patron. Thanks!

    2 votes
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  11. Add min-max age filter (eg, 1 week-2 weeks) to resource sharing request

    Our RS requests need regular maintenance. Typically we look at those that are at least 1 week old. The current request filters show all requests up to a week (Today, Yesterday, Three Days Ago, etc., up to a week) or up to a month (same as the other filter, except all the way up to 30 days). It would be nice to ONLY see requests of a minimum age (eg, 1 week and older). And possible a range (min-max slider).

    6 votes
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  12. Renewing resource sharing requests in Lending

    Resource Sharing lending and renewals.
    Currently you can only change the date in the lending side by searching for the barcode in physical items and clicking edit, scrolling down to the date box allows you to update. This information is carried across into the catalogue but not on the lending resource page, we can find no way to manually change here either. It would be great if once the date has been changed in one Resource Sharing area it is displayed in all.

    9 votes
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  13. Delivery Format Codes

    Is there any way to order the delivery format codes, or just have the ones we use regularly. Currently there are several in the drop down list that are not used, there are 14 and we only use 3. It can be difficult to find the one you need sometimes. If we can order them this will stop errors occuring.

    2 votes
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  14. Provide the ability to sort the order of Resource Sharing Requests and General Electronic Services requests.

    Right now he tables which control the orders of requests in the Get It Window are currently not "interdisciplinary", which means that it is possible to sort the order of all General Electronic Services among themselves, all Online Service, etc. But it is not possible to control the complete sorting of services in the ViewIt or GetIt. Would be nice to sort together.

    11 votes
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  15. Producing the shipping forms by supplier

    Each time a request has been marked "Ship" or "Return", the request details will be collected on a "Shipping Form" (by supplier).

    When ready to ship a package -with returned/requested books- to another library, "print form" will:
    1. Produce a full detailed form to include with the box
    2. Will start a new form for future package.

    76 votes
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  16. British Library Billing Account codes visible in Lending Resource Sharing

    Display partner Billing Account codes in Lending side for UK Alma Institutions. This is vital information for reimbursements within the UK and reduces the need for paperwork. British Library Billing Accounting is the UK standard workflow, with a view to being ISO compliant.

    23 votes
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  17. recall

    Update Lending and Borrowing Status when Recalls of Resource Sharing items are cancelled

    Currently, once an item is recalled in Resource Sharing, it stays in that status even after the recall is cancelled by the patron. If this could have the same functionality as regular Fulfillment (which can be configured to have the item's original return date applied if recall is dropped), that would be ideal.

    8 votes
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  18. Display name of resource sharing partner on Requests page in My Account

    On the "Requests" page in "My Account," for resource sharing requests, display the name of the resource sharing partner once the request has reached the "Shipped Physically" stage. Currently, the "My Account" screen does not indicate the name of the institution that is lending the item (see a screen capture: http://screencast.com/t/aovDseh1). Faculty have requested that the name of the institution be visible in My Account so that they would have an indication of how long it might take for an item to arrive (based on geographic distance).

    Ex Libris confirmed via Salesforce case #00221339 that this change would require…

    9 votes
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  19. Shipping Cost Lender Rule

    We need to Edit the list of partners in a Shipping Cost Lender Rule and not just Delete the entire input parameter.

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  20. OpenURL resolver pass sid in Resource sharing source field

    It would be useful if the sid that identifies the source of an openURL could be passed into the Source field of the Resource sharing form in Alma. eg sid=google would add google to the Source field.
    This was possible in our previous system and was very useful

    2 votes
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