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  1. Lending Requests - Save and Edit

    We would like a Save and Edit button when entering new scan requests from a Search (like in Borrowing).
    Currently there is only a Save button.

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  2. Facilitate entry of data into the resource sharing form from an external source

    Recent user experience testing for our resource sharing service indicated users would like a way to easily paste in data from other websites into the resource sharing form. For example, they would like to harvest the data easily from Google Scholar or another database and enter this into the form without manually copying and pasting each piece of data from one website into the webform. One way this could be accomplished is using a browser extension similar to Leganto's Cite It. When they find a resource they would like to request, this browser extension could harvest the required data. The…

    11 votes
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  3. Fulfillment Configuration Utility for resource sharing

    I would like Fulfillment Configuration Utility to also work for Resource Sharing. Or a separate service for RS.

    It is invaluable in troubleshooting.

    This service could be a light in the dark cave that is RS.

    11 votes
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  4. Allow an IZ to be its own RS fulfillment network partner

    In order to limit the request links that users must choose from, we would like to use resource sharing requests and the automated fulfillment network to first check local holdings and use that if available, then go to our fulfillment network partners if not. The most straight forward way to do this would be to make our IZ a fulfillment network partner and create an ordered rota template that would be applied before the template with our other partners.

    10 votes
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  5. ALL Lending and Borrowing Letters should include external request id in Email Subject

    Examples where this is painfully missing:
    * Lender Reject Email Letter
    * General Message

    This documentation contains the short list of letters where it is included:

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/ProductDocumentation/010AlmaOnlineHelp(English)/050Administration/050ConfiguringGeneralAlmaFunctions/070ConfiguringAlma_Letters
    Configuring Letter Labels
    You configure the labels associated with specific letters on letter code tables.
    Two kinds of data are substituted into, and configured by, the letter XSL (see Customizing Letter XSL Style Sheets) before the letter is sent (to the patron, or the printer, or wherever): labels and XML data. Alma generates dynamic XML data (see Viewing a Letter’s Source XML). Labels are strings…

    10 votes
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  6. Adding a lending request 'from search'

    Small thing: when choosing 'from search' for adding a lending request, can the cursor be active in the keywords search field automatically, please. Thanks.

    10 votes
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  7. Populate Additional Information for Articles from the DOI or PMID Fields

    The idea is to populate additional information for LENDING article requests from the DOI or PMID fields and not just for BORROWING article requests

    9 votes
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  8. 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.

    9 votes
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  9. Push from Patron ID in Resource Sharing to Manage Patron Services in Fulfillment

    We would like to Push from Patron ID in RS to Manage Patron Services in Fulfillment, to Pay RS fees.

    9 votes
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  10. Enable a user to upload a snip or screenshot to the resource sharing request form

    When placing a resource sharing request, our users sometimes wish to attach a screenshot or snip to give us additional information about their requested item. Could this ability be added to the resource sharing form please.

    9 votes
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  11. 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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  12. Embed copyright notice in the resource sharing form to reduce clicks

    Can acceptance of the copyright notice be included on the first page of the resource sharing form? Users should be able to enter request information and accept copyright conditions all in one step.

    9 votes
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  13. 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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  14. Overdues

    An alert function when items have gone overdue. Currently the requester will get sent overdue e-mails, but the library is not notified. When you have thousands of requests it is imposisble to search through.

    8 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Convert a lending request into a borrowing request.

    We can easily convert a borrowing request into a lending request, the other way around is impossible without losing all information about the lender.

    As we supply libraries with material from other libraries we now have to manage the request in both Lending and Borrowing.

    8 votes
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  17. Email notification to ISO Partners about Overdue Items

    We would like for the Borrowing Library to receive an email notification (in addition to the patron) when an item is Overdue.
    Since Dec. 2018 this option is available for NCIP Partners, but not for ISO Partners

    8 votes
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  18. Resource Sharing Borrowing Requests back button

    For some reason the Resource Sharing Borrowing Requests screen does not have a back button or a method of clearing the search. Even if you quick link the screen the link takes you to the search you have just done. It would be extremely useful to have a back button or a method of clearing the search.

    8 votes
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  19. Keyboard Shortcuts for Resource Sharing

    Would it be possible to assign Keyboard Shortcuts for the following commonly used Resource Sharing tasks?

    Lending Requests
    Borrowing Requests
    Shipping Items

    7 votes
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  20. 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.

    7 votes
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