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  1. Configure Alma New UI to Work on Smartphones (Devices Smaller than Tablet)

    Due to the browser requirements, Alma New UI will not work on a device smaller than a tablet:

    "Minimum required resolution is 1024x768 (1280*800 recommended)."

    This is a bummer, as I know many of us often need to access Alma from a smartphone. The Current UI is terrible from a phone, but at least it is possible. That is one of the main reasons I was excited about New UI.

    Please configure Alma New UI to work on smartphones (devices smaller than tablet).

    Thanks,
    Blake

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Product_Documentation/Alma_Online_Help_(English)/Getting_Started/050Alma_User_Interface_%E2%80%93_General_Information/010Browser_Requirements

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      under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Admin →
    • Include storage location ID field in pick from shelf API's for display in Alma Mobile

      See this email thread from Alma-L:

      Hi Caroline,

      We would need to enhance the data returned in the pick from shelf APIs to include the storage location ID field in order for it to appear in the display in Alma Mobile.

      Would you put this on the Idea Exchange (http://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com) and let others comment on your idea? We would like to find out if other customers would also like to see this field in the Pick From Shelf display.

      Best regards,

      Mike Dicus
      Alma Product Manager
      Mike.Dicus@exlibrisgroup.com

      From: Alma [mailto:alma-bounces@exlibrisusers.org] On Behalf Of Caroline Rew
      Sent:…

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      • Add Fields to Scan In on Alma Mobile

        We'd like to use the Alma Mobile application to do some small inventories in the stacks, but we need the call number and description fields in order to do that.

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        • Add check-out function to Alma mobile

          I think it would be useful to add the check-out function to Alma mobile. Sometimes the circulation desk is busy so it would be helpful if library staff could check-out books for users from a mobile device.

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          • Additional inventory functionality for Alma App

            At Northwestern we need to do regular checks of library carrels to make sure that books are checked out to each carrel. Since moving to Alma our process for doing these checks has become more labor intensive as we must perform several steps to check (1) if the item is on loan and (2) who it is on loan to.

            It would be helpful of there were an option to scan in an item and immediately view current process type and if on loan, the patron name. Unlike Scan in Items, this action would not result in an action on…

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