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  1. Implement auto holdings for Ebsco

    Often there are many collections with Ebsco and it would be great to be able to have them on auto holding to have everything in one collection

    12 votes
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  2. Add Institution specific holdings feeds to Alma KB from more providers

    Currently, the Alma knowledge base offers automated institution-specific holdings feeds from Elsevier and Ovid. These greatly reduce the amount of work required by libraries to maintain holdings.

    It would be great if you could add feeds for JSTOR ebooks and EBSCO ebooks. These are currently being offered by other knowledge base providers.

    11 votes
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  3. allow the use of sets in Overlap and Collection Analysis

    The Overlap and Collection Analysis wizard allows two report types: Set Comparison and Selected Titles. Set Comparison only allows you to choose electronic collections, so the name is a misnomer. Selected Titles only allows you to upload a file. Neither type allows you to use the itemized/logical set functionality that already exists in Alma.

    11 votes
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  4. 9 votes
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  5. Linking local portfolios without ISBN/ISSN from IZ to CZ

    Please advise how to efficiently link the IZ collection to CZ collection for those local portfolios without ISBN/ISSN

    9 votes
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  6. Retain local linking information following 'Link Local Portfolios to Community' function

    It would be useful if local linking information (parser parameters and static URL overrides) was retained in portfolios when linked to the Community Zone using the 'Link Local Portfolios to Community' function at Collection Service level. Currently, this is not the case and local linking information has to be restored manually to Community Zone-linked portfolios following this process (even though other local information such as coverage date overrides and notes are retained).

    8 votes
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  7. When add local coverage dates remind to change Which coverage statement will be applied?

    When local coverage dates are added the system should remind you to chose Which coverage statement will be applied?.

    A small annoying feature of Alma, is the number of times we add amended local coverage dates to and electronic portfolio and forget to change the radio button to apply the local dates. Could a reminder be added when ever you add local dates?

    8 votes
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  8. Changing or moving the "Add all Portfolios from Community" button in Electronic Collections

    When adding a new portfolio to an existing electronic collection there are several options. Two of these options are "Add Portfolios from Community" and "Add All Portfolios from Community". These options sit beside each other and are the same colour and design. The only difference between them is the word "all". 5 times in the last twelve months we have had the experience where separate operators have selected the "Add All Portfolios from Community" in error when they really only wanted to import a single record. The result has been that Alma commenced to import tens of thousands of records…

    8 votes
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  9. Create run now button for Upload Electronic Holdings integration profiles

    Currently, if the integration for an upload electronic holdings profile fails, you have to edit the profile, click save and run, and then monitor the job.

    Users should be able to right click or use the ellipsis button and choose Run Now from the Integration Profile List for any Upload Electronic Holdings integration profiles.

    8 votes
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  10. Export the print ISSN for electronic portfolios. Many journals with E-ISSNs also have print ISSNs and some systems only recognize the print

    Include the print ISSN for the electronic portfolio export. Many journals with E-ISSNs also have print ISSNs and some systems only recognize the print ISSN.

    7 votes
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  11. Add bib records for electronic collections to the "electronic titles" search

    Currently, bib records for electronic collections can only be found in an "all titles" search. We would like electronic collections to be considered inventory so that their bib records will be findable in an "electronic titles" search along with bib records for portfolios.

    7 votes
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  12. Add "Standard" as an Electronic Material Type option

    Hi Support,

    Currently, there is no option for "Standard" as an Electronic Material Type, if we can add the option by ourself will be useful.

    7 votes
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  13. Add portfolio or collection inventory directly within license

    We would like the ability to associate a collection or portfolio with a license record directly in the Inventory tab, rather than having to go into the collection editor or portfolio editor of the product/title and associate the license from there. When working with the license record it'd be beneficial to be able to associate a related portfolio or collection from that tab.

    7 votes
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  14. Add the ability to record enumeration in portfolios

    More and more frequently, we have access to multi-volume e-resources where each volume has its own static URL (and therefore, its own portfolio) and all the e-volumes are linked to the same bib record, the same way a multi-volume print resource's volumes would be. I'd like to see an enumeration field in portfolios so that volume information (not the same as coverage) can be recorded, indexed, and displayed.

    6 votes
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  15. Aggregator package bulk load

    Need a way to connect to vendor to automatically integrate package titles into Alma. This will be very beneficial for cost and usage purposes.

    6 votes
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  16. Make Linking Levels in Service Record more general

    The Linking Level in the service record is a hierarchy clearly designed for journals. Books are thrown in as an afterthought, and there is no room for streaming media. The hierarchy would be improved by making it independent of media type. Change the linking levels in the following way:

    Change "Article" to "Article/Chapter"
    Change "Article DOI" to "Article/Chapter DOI"
    Change "Issue" to "Issue/Part"
    Leave "Volume" the same
    Combine "Journal" and "Book" into "Work (Journal/Book/Media)"
    Change "Database" to "Database/Collection"
    Leave "Citation" the same

    This would accommodate collections which contain streaming media, and collections which contain more than one format, such as…

    6 votes
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  17. How can we know which ISBN identifier be used to perform the "linking local portfolios to CZ" processing

    We have 2 local portfolios https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781118558133 (v.1) & https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781118558126 (v.2) which those 2 portfolios are linked to MMSID 9940441503411. See attached spreadsheet.
    As those 2 local portfolios with the 3 same set of ISBNs be involved (9781848211124, 9781848211117, 9781848211100), we have tried to link them to CZ by ISBN identifier. Only 1 local portfolios be linked to CZ successfully (see linking to community by ISBN identifiers_2.png). We have performed the linking process again and found that it is linked to the same CZ portfolio (bkey=10.1002/9781118558126). We are wondering which ISBN identifier be used for the linking processing if we have…

    6 votes
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  18. Have more file format choices for loading profiles in the ES-Editor

    Rather than only being able to download profiles in Excel format in the Electronic Services Editor, it would be nice to be able to use MARC and text formats as well. There could be a radio button selection for file format. This would be better than using a profile import, since the Electronic Services Editor contains the link resolver and the profile import does not. Thank you.

    6 votes
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  19. Filter Community Zone Updates Task List by library associated with the Electronic Collection

    We would like the Community Zone Updates Task List to include another column for the library associated with the Electronic Collection so that this field could be filtered on (and staff in individual libraries can look at only their tasks instead of the entire institution's).

    6 votes
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  20. Enable 776 as a match point for Link Local Portfolios to Community function

    Currently this only works for ISBN/ISSN matches in the 020/022 fields. Many CZ records do not have these fields but do have 776 fields with ISBNs. Enabling this as a match point would greatly improve automatic linking of entire sets.

    6 votes
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