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  1. Improve filtering of packages in Community Zone

    When checking for a portfolio to import from the Community Zone, there can be large numbers of collections to sift through from the large suppliers. These appear in what I guess is reverse chronological order i.e. newest created first. It takes much scrolling and scrutiny if you don't want the collections that are offered first.
    There should be a way either to search for the collection you want, or to filter by collection via a drop down. This would save time and also help prevent selecting the wrong collection and possibly having broken links in the Alma linkresolver

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  2. Add "available for" information to "Electronic" tab in search results (All Titles)

    Currently when searching "All Titles" for something, if there are results that are electronic this information shows up in the Electronic tab. However, from this view we have no way of knowing which library has access to what title in our shared environment because this information is set at the collection, service, or portfolio level through the group settings (aka "available for"). If this information was displayed from the search results screen, this would save us time.

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  4. Retain local information in collections when performing Link Electronic Resources To The Community

    Retain local information in collections when performing Link Electronic Resources To The Community

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  5. Portfolios - Extended Export

    Dear All,

    we would like to export the inactive portfolios from a collection. This is not possible. All portfolios are always exported.

    Ute Ristau

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  6. Display e-ISBN (MARC 020 $a) in e-portfolio repository search results

    Currently the ISBN displayed in e-portfolio repository search results is the print ISBN stored in MARC field 776 $z. Please change to display the e-ISBN stored in MARC field 020 $a, or display both the print ISBN (776 $z) and e-ISBN (020 $a).

    The e-portfolio repository search finds the e-books. In a bib record for an e-book, the e-ISBN is stored in 020 $a, while the print version's ISBN is stored in 776 $z. It just does not make sense to display only the print ISBN, but does not display the e-ISBN in the e-portfolio results.

    The example records are…

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  7. Add bib metadata to custom view for portfolios

    Right now, there's no way to see edition (subfield 250) or publication/copyright date (subfield 260/264) from a list of portfolios.

    These fields should be added to the customize view options for portfolio lists.

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  8. Include a descriptor of service in move portfolio lightbox

    When you are moving portfolios between services in a single collection, there's no way to identify which service is which if both are "full text" or "selected full text". There needs to be a descriptor in the drop down option.

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  9. Give General Electronic Services controls to Discovery and Eresource Management Roles

    The settings for General Electronic Resources are nested in the Fulfillment Configuration menus and require the Fulfillment Administrator role. However, General Electronic Services deals with creating and displaying links based on different parameters, such as a link to a problem report form, to external link resolvers, search services like Google Scholar, and many other potential services. GES is, as I see it, fits more in Discovery Configuration (controlling what shows up for end users) or Electronic Resources Management (controlling which links for external services show up). I propose that anyone with Discovery or EResources Manager Roles should have access to…

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  10. Link local portfolios from IZ to CZ manually by selecting the appropriate CZ portfolio when there are multiple matches

    We have encountered many cases where there are multiple possible matches on an ISBN in a CZ collection, but those multiple matches don't actually have the same linking. This causes us to have to manually check each link one-by-one when we run the job to connect local portfolios to the CZ. It would be preferable to skip a title when running the job on the set when there are multiple matches and be able to perform a search from the individual local portfolio itself to select the appropriate CZ portfolio manually.

    I like being able to take advantage of the…

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  11. SAML authentication for patrons for Resource Sharing

    Currently, when an article or book chapter that a patron requested for has been fulfilled through resource sharing in Alma, the patron receives a document delivery notification letter informing the patron to download the requested article or book chapter. The URL link for SAML authentication for patrons requires SAML to be configured for Alma in addition to Primo VE (See support case 06050447). As Alma is intended for only library staff to login to work, I think it is best not to expose Alma's URL to patrons. Hence, I think that all patron services should be authenticated through Primo VE…

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  12. Add CDI articles to (digital) collections

    We'd like to be able to add individual articles to (digital) collections, as there are often articles which are relevant to the collection topic, but currently cannot be included, as only items with bib records in Alma can be added to collections.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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).

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  16. Integration Profile for the Royal Society of Chemistry

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

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  17. 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.

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  18. When deactivating a portfolio on a list of portfolios in an electronic collection your place in the list should be preserved

    When deactivating a portfolio on a list of portfolios in an electronic collection your place in the list should be preserved. Right now it returns you to the top of the list each time.

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  19. Batch url checking for Portfolios in Electronic Collections

    Can Alma test all of the links in all the Portfolios in an Electronic Collection, in batch, and report back a count of successes and fails?
    AND (very importantly) give me list of the fails, so I can check/fix them?

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  20. Limit task widget by library

    We have more than one library in Alma, and our acquisitions processes are completely separate. I would like to be able to limit the task widget on the Alma homepage by library and only see electronic resource activation tasks that belong to my library. For example, I only want to see the "Activation" tasks where the PO Line Owner is my library.

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