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  1. 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…

    36 votes
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  2. "view in discovery" - a link with flaws

    The "view in discovery" function produces only a rudimentary link structure, which is not identical to the link structure produced by a call by end users accessing a portfolio directly in PrimoVE.

    Thus, the "view in discovery" function, which is designed to verify the presentation of portfolios in PrimoVE that are administered in Alma, is currently of limited use because administrators cannot assume that the view produced by this function actually corresponds to the view encountered by end users.

    For adequate quality assurance, it would be necessary if administrators could freely customize the link structure of the "view in discovery"…

    65 votes
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  3. Split CZ Ebook Central Perpetual, DDA and Subscription Titles into three separate categories on the interface name

    It would be easier for us to administer our PQ subscriptions if it was specified what they were.  That is instead of  showing "Ebook Central Perpetual, DDA and Subscription Titles" in the interface name, in our case we would have DDA titles, Ebook Central owned titles and Academic Complete listed instead.  Could this be done via the metadata in these records?  For example we may wish to see how many DDA titles are appearing on Reading Lists

    4 votes
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  4. Move set of Portfolios from CZ to Local collection-URL type

    When moving a set of portfolios from a CZ collection to a locally made collection, ask and allow for the portfolio URL type to be changed and accurately reflect the change. For example, if the portfolios URL structure is set at Parser parameters in the CZ, and the local collection uses static URLs, change the portfolios to static (binary checkbox) and update the free text URL field to reflect the static URL. (By moving a set of portfolios from a CZ to a local collection, the resulting URLs still using parser parameters won't work, and the export URLs job won't…

    6 votes
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  5. E-Resources: Make public note and authentication note translatable

    In the editor of e-collection / service / portfolio, it is possible to set up the public note and authentication note. These are then displayed to the patron in Primo VE in the box with full-text link in view it section.

    Currently it is a simple text box with no translation possibility. In our network we use 4 languages for the UI. Therefore, we require this field to be translatable so the note language adjusts to the patron interface in Primo VE.

    18 votes
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  6. 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.

    47 votes
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  7. Add All4Maternity as an Electronic Collection in the Alma Community Zone

    Please add All4Maternity as an Electronic Collection in the Alma Community Zone.

    Here is the URL -

    https://www.all4maternity.com/

    Thank you.

    1 vote
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  8. Add Oregon State University OER textbooks collection

    Is it possible to add the OER ebook collection from Oregon State University to the Community Zone? They're located at: https://open.oregonstate.education

    3 votes
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  9. Add Expiration Date field to portfolios (for Streaming Video lease tracking)

    Libraries lease streaming films for limited periods of time. We need to track the date each film's lease expires so we can delete the portfolio from Alma or take action to lease it for another term. We are currently using the portfolio coverage field to do this, but this is a workaround, not the designed functionality of the field. An Expiration Date field would allow libraries to enter the expiration date into each streaming film portfolio and use Alma searching and Analytics to track the expiring portfolios. It should be indexed in Alma, available in Alma Analytics, visible in the…

    3 votes
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  10. 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…

    17 votes
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  11. Autoholdings integration for Nature (SpringerNature)

    Create an autoholdings integration profile for Nature titles. The titles are already being sent from SpringerNature, however, they get rejected due to the fact that they are not included in the Springerlink CZ Collection for autoholdings. I assume that is due to the fact they have a different base URL (www.nature.com). The tools are already there for the integration. It would be nice to have all SpringerNature titles included in the process.

    30 votes
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  12. Network Zone indicator for centrally paid collections

    In our instance of the Network Zone, we have collections that the central office negotiates a price for the libraries but the central office does not pay for those collections. We also have collections that are paid for by the central office. Currently I add internal notes indicating if the collection is centrally paid or not. Can an indicator be added to the CZ collections, in which during activation, you could check a box in the Activation Wizard: Electronic Collection and Services Setup that indicates the collection is centrally paid for.

    3 votes
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  13. Include Parser parameters (override) as "Local Information" in Community Zone Updates Task List

    Include Parser parameters (override) as "Local Information" in Community Zone Updates Task List for Report Type Portfolio linking parameters update

    3 votes
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  14. Saving Queries on the Community Zone

    Please, let us save queries on the Community Zone as a logical set.

    It is well understood that no one but Ex Libris is supposed to be able to run jobs on the CZ data and most likely that is why you currently cannot save a query on the Community Zone as a set. However, saving queries can often serve as just a shortcut for submitting a (more complex) query again and again, and for electronic resource librarians it is interesting to check the CZ regularly for newly added collections which are freely available, e.g., or adhere to any other…

    4 votes
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  15. Add configurable Electronic Material Type field to Electronic Collections

    Electronic Material Type is only configurable at the portfolio level, not the electronic collection level. In many cases, all the portfolios in an Electronic Collection share the same material type. Electronic Material Type should thus be configurable at the Electronic Collection level and inherited by all portfolios in the collection, indexed in Alma searching, included in Alma Analytics, included in the portfolio Extended Export, and modifiable using the Change Electonic Collection Information job.

    With the addition of this field, libraries could assign appropriate Electronic Material Types to all our collections (except those that are a mix of material types, which…

    3 votes
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  16. WISO Presse

    WISO Presse is already added as a (portfolio)- selective collection to the ALMA CZ.

    Please also bring in the CDI functionality as well.
    The databases from GBI GENIOS are a very valuable resoruce within the German scientific community.

    Provider: GBI-Genios Deutsche Wirtschaftsdatenbank GmbH
    Freischützstr. 96
    81927 München
    wiso@genios.de
    +49 (0) 89 99 28 79 - 0

    Thank you very much!
    Best,
    Bärbel

    3 votes
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  17. WISO Videos Technik

    WISO Videos Technik is already added as a (portfolio)- selective collection to the ALMA CZ.

    Please also bring in the CDI functionality as well.
    The databases from GBI GENIOS are a very valuable resoruce within the German scientific community.

    Provider: GBI-Genios Deutsche Wirtschaftsdatenbank GmbH
    Freischützstr. 96
    81927 München
    wiso@genios.de
    +49 (0) 89 99 28 79 - 0

    Thank you very much!
    Best,
    Bärbel

    3 votes
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  18. 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.

    1 vote
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  19. Ebook usage information in Alma on Other Details per portfolio

    Within Alma when looking at Ebooks (or journals) it would be nice to have the ability to see "usage" - by portfolio - based on the OpenURL report or potentially pulling in SUSHI harvested data. It could be on the portfolio level or "Other details" similar to how books show usage. Quick way to determine if additional titles need to be purchased.

    1 vote
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  20. 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?

    1 vote
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