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  1. A new Community Zone Updates Task List report for when a portfolio changes vendors

    CZ updates task list does not show titles switching from one vendor to another - that is a big issue for us. Eg. Philosophy of science changed from University of Chicago Press to Cambridge University. The portfolio URL is still Chicago Press, but one is redirected to Cambridge University.
    Finding info in CZ updates is extraordinarily difficult. Mostly because there are thousands of titles we don't have any reason to look at.
    It would be very helpful to be able to search the list by ISSN and OCLC number as well.
    It would be helpful to have a report indicating…

    40 votes
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  2. Ability to put Mailto links in electronic portfolios within a collection.

    We have vendors that have lots of individual titles that are associated with different products. We create electronic collections and add the portfolios. Users must email the provider to request an ID. While you can add a URL, you cannot add a mailto link in the general electronic service.

    1 vote
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  3. Make electronic collection portfolios searchable by MMS ID

    Within an electronic collection, we would like the ability to search for portfolios using MMS ID. This would be useful for some maintenance tasks. Currently, it is only possible to search by Title, ISBN and ISSN.

    2 votes
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  4. Add Statistics note 1-3 to portfolio Note tab

    The portfolio currently doesn't have enough note fields, especially for Statistics and one has to be very creative, combining reports, in order to retrieve something of value to report on.

    We make extensive use of our Statistics note 1-3 fields in the Statistics Notes section of the item record's Notes tab and use Analytics to harvest the data entered in each of these note fields for various reports required for operational and management purposes. In the same way, the portfolio record's Notes tab can benefit from a Statistics Notes section with Statistics Note 1-3 fields. These notes must be harvestable…

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  5. Update primary URL and Parser Parameters using Portfolio Loader

    Currently, when using the Portfolio Loader to update links, only the override URL and override Parser Parameters can be updated. It would also be helpful to be able to update the primary URL and primary Parser Parameters using the Portfolio Loader.

    15 votes
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  6. Lyell Collection Complete MARC record improvement

    Please can the CZ MARC records for the various Lyell Collections be improved? The lack of detail makes them very hard to discover in Primo.

    3 votes
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  7. Support local portfolio record creation using parser parameter linking

    Alma electronic collections offer ‘parser parameter’ linking as an alternative to static URLs. Community Zone electronic collections generally use parser parameter linking. Currently there is no way of creating local bibliographic and portfolio records and at the point of record creation setting them to use parser parameter linking, and populating the portfolio record parser parameters field with the relevant bkey value for that title.  If we want to use local bibliographic and portfolio records and use parser parameter linking, our only option is to create the records using static URLs and then subsequently edit the records to use parser parameters.

    Potential…

    51 votes
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  8. Add a translation field to custom License Terms

    Under Alma Configuration > Acquisitions > Manage License Terms, it is possible to add library-defined license terms. However, contrary to the "out of the box" license terms, which is provided with a translation in all supported languages, it is not possible for the library to add a translation. This is not an issue with Primo, since a label table can be used, but it affects the Alma UI, where custom terms cannot be displayed in the UI's language, and API responses, which are language sensitive for OTB license terms but cannot display a translation for custom terms.

    3 votes
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  9. Post collection ID in the CKB update.

    In the CKB update, sometimes we found statements like collection ABC is replaced by collection ABC, or with a similar name. Since some CZ collections share the same name or similar name with one another, please add collection ID next to the collections/Databases that are to be removed in the coming weeks. Collection ID is an identifier that would help people to identify the exact collection.

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  10. Integration Profile for the Royal Society of Chemistry

    Set up an integration profile for the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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  11. Add Electronic Collection Information to the Bib Record Enrichment Fields in the OAI Publishing Profile

    Problem - Database type electronic collections are not getting published to Blacklight in the OAI publishing job. So bibliographic records that have database type electronic collection inventory attached, display as records without inventory in the catalog.

    Situation as described by Ex Libris - The OAI publishing profile is designed to publish the BIB record plus the enrichment fields. The Collection enrichment in the profile is for the Digital Collection, not the Electronic collection. The descriptive BIB record does not have Electronic collection as its inventory, the inventory is only Physical/Electronic/Digital. Adding Electronic Collection to the descriptive BIBs would be an…

    40 votes
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  12. override proxy - portfolio

    Occasionally, a portfolio will move OA in a collection. It would be great to have an option to override proxy set at the service level on the portfolio. Then, rather than having to turn off proxy at the service level and update portfolio by portfolio, you can just override proxy on each portfolio as necessary.

    13 votes
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  13. Ajouter le bouton "Informations de liaison" pour la sélection du portfolio lors de la création du lien vers la communauté

    Lorsque l'on souhaite lier un portfolio local à la communauté, on sélectionne notre portfolio puis on clique sur "Lien vers la communauté". Une sélection des portfolios de la CZ apparaît, mais parfois les portfolios sont très similaires et sans les "informations de liaison", il est impossible de les distinguer. Il est alors nécessaire d'annuler l'opération, de refaire une recherche du portfolio dans la CZ, de repérer lequel est le bon via les "informations de liaison" qui nous permettent de vérifier l'URL, et de noter son MMS. Puis de refaire l'opération de lien à la communauté.
    Pour plus de fluidité, il…

    3 votes
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  14. Add portolios from CZ Updates Task List to associated collection in bulk

    The Community Zone Updates Task List displays portfolios that were added to a non auto-active collection. But you can only handle these portfolios one by one. It would be helpful to select the desired portfolios and to add them in bulk to the associated collection.
    The planned solution from ExLibris to manage collections as auto-active collections is not wanted because not all portfolios that are automatically activated are interesting to the library (e. g. when the library has a specific book stock and does not provide its readers with all scientific disciplines).

    1 vote
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  15. 65 votes
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  16. Include "Dismiss Selected" button on the bottom of the page

    When scrolling through the Community Zone Updates Task List, you need to scroll back up to the top of the page to click the "Dismiss Selected" button. It would be most helpful if the same function could be applied at the bottom of the page as well.

    46 votes
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  17. when importing, create portfolio links *after* Process / Normalization Rules ( NR ) are applied (and not before as it is now)

    Right now static links in portfolios can be derived form 856 tags in imported MARC records.
    Sometimes however we need to manipulate those links to fit the needs of our institution. We could do that easily with a process based on a Normalization Rule (NR) defined in the import profile. But this doesn't work, since our changes to 856 are not considered by Alma when creating the Static links in Portfolios. Our best guess is that static links are created before NR/process are applied and not after. That's a pity.
    It would be great if static links were extracted from…

    4 votes
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  18. Has Local Information on CZ Updates Task List shows up even when Global Coverage is being utilized instead

    If a portfolio is using global coverage information, but has local coverage information remaining, the portfolio shows up in the CZ Updates Task List under "Has Local Information" when updates come in, even though local coverage is not being utilized. If local coverage is not selected, it would make more sense for it not to show up in the list since it's not being utilized and therefore does not really matter at that point.

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  19. Add a Delete button for portfolios in the Community Zone Updates Task List

    Could a "Delete" button be added to the set of available options when reviewing portfolios in the CZ Updates Task List? There are options to Test Access and Edit the portfolio, but in order to delete a portfolio you must leave the list and do a separate search. It would be much more efficient if there was an option to delete from within the list.

    2 votes
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  20. Add Ebsco's Veterinary Source to the Community Zone

    Ebsco offers a new database called Veterinary Source which isn't available as an electronic collection through the CZ. It would be great to have this database added.

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