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  1. Please add Licensor Name to the PO Line Licens in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analyticse section anf Licensing Agent

    Please add Licensor Name to the PO Line License in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analytics
    This would help us report to our Finance Dept on all licensing parties associated with an order

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  2. Analytics: Add item changed permanent location to events that are recorded (and timestamped) Physical Items Historical Events subject area

    Usage case: University of Wisconsin would like to create reports that inventory items that change permanent locations by date. Currently, a report that can inventory all items that were added to a permanent location from various other locations by fiscal year isn't possible. With the addition of item changed permanent location as an event that is timestamped such a report would be possible. For example, a report of all items relocated to off-site storage during the past fiscal year is a desired report.

    18 votes
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  3. Get auto-renewals dates back into Analytics

    Since the recently released August version, Analytics does not longer show the auto-renewal date due to a mentioned performance improvement on the nightly job. Please consider rolling back this change as it actually makes it impossible to get how many auto-renewals were made on a certain day in the past, since the only date we currently have is the Last Renewal Date which is updated every time the job runs. We virtually lost our auto-renewals log integrity.

    I know we still have this Last Renewal Date, the amount of auto-renewals and the Loan Date, and we could easily calculate the…

    13 votes
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  4. Alma set from Alma Analytics - allow for creation of a Logical set

    Currently it's possible to create a set directly from Analytics, but the end result is an itemised set. This functionality is great for skipping a few steps in exporting a file from Analytics, but fails to take advantage of the dynamic nature of daily Analytics updates. To do that, we need the option to create a Logical set which is tied to an Analytics report.
    Use case: We have three Analytics reports for three Publishing Profiles for specific local License Terms, which are sent to an external Resource Sharing provider (RapidILL). We cannot create these sets in Alma due to…

    31 votes
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  5. Add PO Line Status to Analytics

    Currently you can search for PO Line Status within Alma, but cannot use this field within Analytics.

    Adding this field to Analytics would allow reporting on statuses like In Review and Pending Approval. This would improve staff workflows, so that they don't have to manually check these statuses daily.

    12 votes
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  6. When there are multiple entries in same field, allow Alma analytics to export data meets certain criteria

    It is found that value is incomplete in Network number field if the number of characters is exceed 256.

    E.g.
    Record (CKB)2670000000194915 has multiple 035 fields. When export network number field, all following values are missing:
    (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000767305; (PQKBManifestationID)12331889; (SSID)ssj0000767305; (PQKB)10065432; (PQKBWorkID)14881543; (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001591939; (PQKBManifestationID)16288727; (SSID)ssj0001591939; (OCoLC)793110778; (EBL)1033794; (CKB)2670000000194915

    It would be very helpful if I can export only data begins with (CKB), etc.

    9 votes
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  7. Please add Licensing Agent Code to the PO Line License section in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analytics.

    This would help us report to our Finance Dept on all licensing parties associated with an order.

    18 votes
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  8. Subject Area "Alma Jobs" for Analytics

    At the moment it is not possible to (easily) get data from the jobs running in Alma. The exports that can be pulled from "Monitor Jobs" are rather useless as they hardly contain data.
    If I want numbers of processed records, runtimes etc. I have to use the API and still need to do a lot of manual work on that results.
    It would be great to have a subject area in Analytics that cointains all the information from the "Job Report".

    Veronika, WU Vienna

    5 votes
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  9. Add Original cataloging agency to Design analytics

    In Alma June 2019 release, Original cataloging agency search index was introduced. I'd like to recommend adding this as an element in Analytics. This will help us generate statistics of original cataloging vs. copy cataloging. Thank you!

    9 votes
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  10. Need a Search for Alma Analytics Reports in Alma menu

    It will be great to have a search for the Alma Analytics reports off the Alma menu.

    14 votes
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  11. The LDR of the bib and holdings record needs to be indexed for reporting in Analytics at the very least as a Local Param.

    We have a large withdrawal project involving thousands of books. We do not want to delete them in Alma. We want to change the location in the holdings record to Withdrawn, suppress the bib and holdings record, and change the LDR Record Status (5th position) to "d." This is a MARC standard and must be done in order to export these records later to various entities (such as the statewide library database used for ILL) so they can delete them from their copy of our database. The LDR value is what they use to indicate a bib or holding record…

    3 votes
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  12. Additional relationships for 'based on results of another analysis' filter

    It would be useful to be able to apply the following relationships when a filter is created using the operator 'is based on results of another analysis':

    - contains any
    - does not contain

    Currently it is only possible to apply the relationships 'is equal to' and 'is not equal to' (as well as 'is less/greater than', etc). This means that it is not possible to use this operator unless the values in the specified column are identical in each report. This is not always the case, for example the Bibliographic Details > ISBN column will in most cases contain…

    4 votes
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  13. Analytics report for titles daily

    I would like to have the possibility of knowing the updated amount of titles daily. Alma currently updates that information only every 28 days. This does not allow having statistics updated until the previous day.

    58 votes
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  14. Add DB2 to Alma analytics > Usage Data> Usage Data Details

    Strange that you can have SUSHI harvest the report, but can't run a report against the data.

    1 vote
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  15. Have a Year, Month, Fiscal Year Usage Limiter for E-inventory Subject Area

    Hello,
    Currently the only way that we can sort Usage data by date is by using a Usage Data subject area report. It would be very helpful to add a limiter to the the E-inventory Subject Area to allow for the same functionality.

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  16. Add catalogation date field

    Actually we have only a Title modification date. This is used for catalogation date (after acquisition) and any other subsequent modifcation. If any modification we lose and miss the original catalogation date. We need a "Title catalogation date" field to preserve the original catalogation date after Receiving date.

    3 votes
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  17. Renewal Operator in Analytics

    It would be useful to include Renewal Operator details in the Fulfillment Analysis area on Alma Analytics. This would allow us to identify and report on the number of renewals that took place at the circulation desk, via self service or via Primo.

    17 votes
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  18. Role parameters in Analytics to show circulation desks

    Users subject area in Analytics allows us to add columns up to the Scope, which is the library assigned to the role, but there is no way to go even further to what circulation desks are attached to a role as parameters.

    A call to the Users API retreives this detail, but API calls are not always the right way to go and sometimes one API call to export an Analytics report works better in terms of server performance.

    Please, add the circulation desks attached to a role in a certain scope as a new field in Users subject area.

    3 votes
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  19. Display prompts in analytics widgets

    We have created a widget to display IDs of citations, and would like to be able to display the associated prompts to allow users to select their own criteria.

    The current behaviour is by design:

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Knowledge_Articles/Analytics_widgets_with_a_prompt

    but it would be very helpful if this could be changed.

    42 votes
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  20. Exporting from analytics

    When I run the current loans analytic, I have to scroll down through 500 records to reach the Export button. Please could it be at the top as well?

    3 votes
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