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  1. Option to configure interested user notification for ebooks to be sent when activation task changed to Done rather than when Activated

    We would like the ability to configure when our interested user notifications are sent for ebooks. We would like the option to send these when the activation task is changed to Done in the Electronic Resource Activation Task List instead of when the ebooks are activated. This would give us the opportunity to check the ebook portfolio links and bibliographic records for our Rialto purchased ebooks before the notifications are sent to the interested users.

    10 votes
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  2. Please allow to link PO Lines with status "Cancelled" in the Physical Item Editor

    It is possible to select a PO Line in the Physical Item Editor. This also works well for PO Lines that already have the status "Closed".

    However, it does not work for PO Lines with status "Cancelled". But it happens from time to time that we cancel a continuation order, but not all volumes already paid for have been delivered.

    It is not an option for us to just close such PO Lines, as the distinction between "Closed" and "Cancelled" is important to us.

    Thank you!

    49 votes
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  3. Possibility to see cancelled resources in alma, as a real ERM system

    Make it possible in a good way to see cancelled resources, to add notes and information. To have a history of cancellatioans. Like a real ERM system

    1 vote
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  4. Add usage statistics -field for other statistics than Counter

    A need for a new Usage Statistics -field that could be used for usage statistics other than Counter. Smaller e-journal etc. publishers don't have Sushi statistics but libraries collect usage data another way. The new usage statistics field should be for every year. The Usage Statistics -field should work on the Analytics. Statistics notes -field is also required.

    31 votes
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  5. Allow default filter settings in searches to be customised

    Dear creative minds,

    There are many search bars in ALMA that have default filter settings. Depending on personal preference and work tasks, the default is not always practical. Time and time again I need to change the filter settings to my particular preference or need. Not efficient in terms of mouse clicks and time!

    This issue is conspicuously time and click-consuming when one tries to add a closed PO line to a portfolio, collection or associate it to another PO line. The default filter is set to 'Active' PO lines, so closed PO lines will not be searched. One needs…

    3 votes
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  6. Add item policy to the summary tab in Acquisitions when placing an order

    It would be useful to have the library, physical location and item policy on the same page when creating an order. At the moment when ordering a print item we add the library and physical item location and then have to go back and click on the library to enter the item policy which creates an extra click.

    6 votes
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  7. Allow the rollover of a set of POLs or the results of an Alma Analytics query

    It would be nice to be able to roll just a set of of orders, not individual POLs, or specific types of POLs. In our case, we have two libraries that prefer to have their orders rolled over on encumbrance, and the remainder on expenditure plus an FPC factor. We tried doing this this year by separately rolling the specific library's ledger and then associated POLs, but it took days. I think the issue is that it is trying and failing to roll every other active POL, and then just failing on those that do not yet have active funds.…

    3 votes
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  8. Make the "License ID" visible in Alma

    My team was trying to investigate ways to make sets for a project regarding our licenses and thought using the License ID would be great, but it's frustrating since we can't even see what the License ID actually is unless you find it in an Analytics report and search for it. In Analytics, you can add a column to show the "License ID", but are unable to view that in Alma. I think if it's viewable in Analytics and it's also a searchable field in Alma, it would make sense to make it an option to view in Alma as…

    1 vote
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  9. Allow harvesting of reports with the non-standard SN:Total_Chapter_Request metric

    I noticed that some vendors - Taylor and Francis and Springer- are adding this non-standard metric - SN:TotalChapterRequest - to their TR Master Reports. These are 2 big vendors, and these TR master reports won't load into Alma with this nonstandard metric in them.. I was hoping there is a way to accommodate them and allow them to load.

    18 votes
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  10. 9 votes
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  11. Trial : request of a Trial viewer role

    There are 3 roles about Trials : administrator, operator and participant.
    But none gives access to the Trials and all information with only option to view (and not delete neither modify datas).
    A license viewer role exists in ALMA ; we request a similar Trial viewer role.

    31 votes
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  12. license

    Allow users to upload multiple vendor licenses and amendments at a time to ALMA

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  13. SUSHI Account filter and a new filter under the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page

    Can the SUSHI Account filter under the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page list only the SUSHI Accounts that have been used to harvest usage that particular vendor?

    Also, I think it would be great if we could filter the usage reports under the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page by COUNTER release version (4 vs 5).

    1 vote
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  14. Linking of licence amendments back to the main licence.

    Licence records link really well to their amendments - from within the licence record there is an amendment tab and you can link straight through to the amendment.

    If you're looking at the amendment record the only way to get back to the base licence is from the search results screen by going to base instead of edit.

    It would be really good to have a base tab in the amendment record similar to the amendment tab that already exists in the base licence record.

    6 votes
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  15. Provide a way to select and download multiple usage reports under Vendor Details > Usage Data tab.

    I saw that the ability to select & delete multiple usage reports has been planned for development. Along with the ability to select & delete multiple usage reports, it would would be great to have the ability to select & download multiple files from the list of usage reports under the Vendor Details > Usage Data tab.

    1 vote
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  16. Allow locally created options for SUSHI scheduling

    Options for SUSHI schedule are fairly limited. Different libraries have varying deadlines for statistics to be reported to administrators. It would be nice if libraries could add a personalized schedule to when SUSHI harvesting is accomplished, especially given the time lag between when it is run and when data is available in analytics, which can make manually running it impractical.

    3 votes
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  17. Improved facets in Alma - Include/Exclude plus the ability to select multiple facets

    After searching in Alma, it would be great if we have the ability to further refine searching with facets that allow for the selection of multiple selections, as well as offering the ability to exclude or includes. For example, when searching a POL now, my facets for Status include In Review, Waiting for Renewal, Waiting for Manual Renewal, etc. I would like to either exclude two facets, or include 5 facets, but now I have to select one facet, review, then clear that facet and select the next one.

    91 votes
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  18. Add Vendor Reference ID to search index

    At present, we search Vendor Reference ID with the searching criteria of All. However, All does not provide a exact search result for the target Vendor Reference ID but for all the expressions part. Please consider adding Vendor Reference ID to the normal or advanced search criteria for PO Lines.

    1 vote
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  19. License Section Names

    I would like to be able to add my own license section names not just rearrange the order. The current names don't really match well with our agreements. In addition, there are other clauses that don't really fit under the only available sections. It really limits the usefulness of the license terms area.

    5 votes
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  20. Possibility for turning off Auto-Assigning in task list when opening or editing an item without completing the task in the Alma Config.

    When working in several different task-lists in Alma, you are automatically assigned to any Item that you open and/or edit and exit out of without completing the task. This applies to items in the Purchase Request, Invoices (in Review) and Electronic Activation Task list and more.

    This may be perfectly logical for certain institutions' workflows, but for others it may be cumbersome to have this across all task lists.

    It would be great to have the ability to turn this auto-assigning on or off for the different task lists in the Alma Configuration so that people could open/edit and close…

    47 votes
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