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  1. Customisable per-record merge options in Search Resources

    We would like it to be possible to get external resource searching (Search Resources) to merge only specific fields from a given record.

    By which we mean: when clicking on View to view a record from an external resource, or alternatively when clicking on the elipsis next to a brief result, the options include Copy & Merge.

    The Merge Method which is enacted by selecting Copy & Merge at this point is set on a per-external target basis in Alma's External Resource configuration setting, e.g. the Merge Method for the British Library Integrated Catalogue could be "overlay all fields but…

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  2. Browse Shelf Listing: add support to configure the default call number level

    In the Browse shelf listing, currently, the “call number level” is set by default to “Holding call number” and it’s not configurable.
    It’s possible to set a default value for the “call number type” but not for the “call number level”. We would like to have the possibilty to change the “call number level” by default as it's for the “call number type”.

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  3. Sort Subfields Task does not work correctly in combination with Authorities - Preferred Term Correction

    We've defined the following Sort Subfields Task but there seems to be a problem in combination with "GND Authorities -Preferred Term correction"

    700: iaqbcdtmnrpkolgfs0
    710: iagbndctkplfs0
    711: iagendctkplfs0

    The subfield i which we defined as first in 700/710/711 is suddenly put last. If this happen, the latest job that was run is always Authorities - Preferred Term correction

    In any case, the sorting should be the way we defined it in the Sort Subfields Task

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  4. Additional keyboard shortcut

    The / as a way of getting back to the top search box from search results is great but doesn't work from within the Metadata editor. When I have dealt with the item record I am left in the List of Items and then want a keyboard shortcut to get back up to search box. Ctrl Alt F used to work but takes me somewhere different now.

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  5. MDE menu bar

    Allow customization of the menu bar for the new MDE. Personally I'd add an icon for "view inventory" and a trash can for "delete" These were icons on the old MDE that I used constantly. By making a drag/drop menu bar supervisors could create menu bars for staff based on the tasks. Thank you.

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  6. Enhance readability / visual clarity in the Metadata Editor

    Without visible dividing lines it is easy to read across lines in the Form Editor and other listings. Please see screenshots and suggested changes that would improve readability and visual clarity of displays in the MDE.

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  7. Control valid MARC fields/subfields/indicators with XML extension pack

    There are many valid MARC fields/subfields/indicators that my library doesn't use. The local XML extension pack allows you to add fields/subfields/indicators but does not let you say a field should not be used. We would like to control valid fields/subfields/indicators that we could then validate against.

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  8. Choosing the Electronic Collection an incoming record overlays as part of the multi-match handling functionality

    In the Repository Import Profile, in the "Match Profile Tab", in the "Automatic Multi-Match Handling" section: it would be good to be able to specify which Electronic Collection you want the imported records to overlay when there are duplicate records from multiple collections that match the incoming record. In some cases this would save a significant amount of time

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  9. Organizing records in Records tab on left pane of Metadata editor

    I'd like some way to organize the records on the Records tab on the left pane of the MDEditor. I use sets whenever possible to organize the records I'm working on but when it's impractical to create a set, I'd like some way to organize the records on that tab - maybe using folders.

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  10. Add MARC labels to simple Record View and MDE

    Both the simple Record View and the MDE lack MARC labels when viewing or editing bibliographic records; they only display the actual MARC numbers and their field contents. Having labels on the side of the numbers with names corresponding to OCLC standards and/or local labels would make it easier for catalogers to quickly find specific fields.

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  11. Currently Alma does not allow local configuration for "electronic material types" and there are limited choices in Alma for "electronic mate

    Currently Alma does not allow local configuration for "electronic material types" and there are limited choices in Alma for "electronic materials types" that can not meet some specific needs of the local libraries. Therefore, the enhancement in Alma should be made to allow local configuration for "electronic material types."

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  12. MD editor: Release specific record(s) from another cataloger

    Currently, the MD editor has an option to release ALL records from another cataloger. It would be ideal to have more granularity in choosing records to release. A common use case: Someone assigns a record to another cataloger but then realizes they should have edited something first. Rather than release all of the other cataloger's records (potentially catastrophic), it'd make sense to have the option to release the single record they need to edit.

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  13. MD Editor: Release specific record(s) from another cataloger

    Currently, the MD editor has an option to release ALL records from another cataloger. It would be ideal to have more granularity in choosing records to release. A common use case: Someone assigns a record to another cataloger but then realizes they should have edited something first. Rather than release all of the other cataloger's records (potentially catastrophic), it'd make sense to have the option to release the single record they need to edit.

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  14. Running Authorities-Preferred Term Correction job as a report

    We would appreciate the ability to run the "Authorities-Preferred Term Correction" job as a report so we could see what changes it would make and then decide if we would want to run the job.

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  15. Add in the configuration the ability to make the search default of the authorities to be in CZ all the time.

    Hello,

    When searching in the authorities, Alma jumps from IZ to CZ and vice versa in different menus.
    For institutions that do not maintain local authority file, it is frustrating that the search needs to be changed to CZ when Alma “decides” it should be in the IZ.
    If there was a check box in the configuration that would enable us to choose that the search default in the authorities would be in the CZ all the time, it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
    Dafna

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  16. traditional Chinese be transcribed into simplified in MDE

    Can bib. records in traditional Chinese be transcribed into simplified Chinese in MDE by one click or by normalization rule? like what MS word can do.

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  17. Urgently needed hotkey of remove subfield

    I really need a hotkey to remove subfields. Oh, please save my backspace button.

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  18. Add parameter to keep bib records with digital contents while deleting inventory to Withdraw physical items job

    Currently the Withdraw physical items job does not check for the presence of digital contents (or inventory), and there is not an option to delete the item and holdings records, while keeping the bib records with digital representations attached to. Please consider. Thank you!

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  20. Add ISO 639-3 microlanguage names to Alma title search facets

    In Alma titles search facets, display the microlanguage name instead of its code. PCC recently approved the implementation of the ISO 639-3 language codes for use in MARC 008/35-37 and also 546$b.

    Example: where the language facet for a title search shows...

    Language
    Chinese (1)
    wuu (1)

    ...the following would be more useful...

    Language
    Wu Chinese (1)

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