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  1. Expand options for repository search for item barcodes

    It would be nice to be able to have more options in the advanced search when searching by barcode. Currently, the only options are "contains keywords", "contains phrase", and "is empty".

    It would be useful to be have the same dropdown options that are available when searching on other identifiers, such as the MMSID. Specifically, the >, >=, <, <= options would be very useful.

    Sample situation: I would like to create a set of all items that have not been moved to our new barcode system. Our new barcodes have 8 digits, and our old barcode numbers only have…

    1 vote
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  2. Better clarity of which holding an item belongs to.

    We would like the item details page to include the holding ID number, or the holdings page to include the item barcodes. Or some other solution to this confusion. When we migrated to Alma, a number of records were created with multiple identical holdings, one for each item. This causes confusion when we want to move items between holdings as there is no way of knowing which item is connected to which holding – the order they appear on the page is not the same for items & holdings.

    7 votes
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  3. Option for whether or not to carry forward Funds and Ledgers in a rollover

    This concerns the Financial Year Rollover rules for rolling over the Funds and Ledgers.

    It has become evident after each annual rollover we perform that these rules are carried forward to the new Fiscal Period in their entirety, without any option not to.

    This is frustrating for us, because as an institution we set our expenditure limits on a fund by fund basis. However, we appreciate that this may not be the case for other institutions.

    As such, would it please be possible to press for an additional option applied to the rollover job for Funds and Ledgers, whereby we…

    2 votes
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  4. Stop the difference in the item display between Alma and Primo when the description field is filled in

    I would like to see all monograph items display as such in the Primo location tab.
    Currently if an item (even if tagged elsewhere as a one time monograph) contains anything in the Items description field Primo is treating the item as a serial.
    For an explanation of how Primo does this see the following knowledge center article: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Knowledge_Articles/Difference_in_the_item_display_between_Alma_and_Primo_when_the_description_field_is_filled_in

    This is a problem as it prevents users from easily seeing the availability information.
    See for example the attached screenshot where the number of available titles does not display.

    Please change the logic in Primo so that it does not treat…

    2 votes
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  5. Better presentation of Resource types in limiting search, left panel

    I have a suggestion related to Resource types, limiting search. Sometimes the group Undefined is too big. If you search "Mozart" (in NZ-instance), there are more than 2000 Undefined. Most of these are component parts. An improvement would be to use:
    Component parts (Text): LDR pos. 06 = a AND LDR pos. 7 = a
    Component parts (Musical sound): LDR pos. 06 = j AND LDR pos. 7 = a
    It is easy and you don't have to consider 008 here.

    If you need any changes here, you may do so, or let me suggest something.
    Maybe it is not…

    7 votes
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  6. Fix split editor display when 856 field is present

    I have noticed that when there is a really long URL in the 856 field on a bibliographic record, the right pane in split editor view does not display correctly. You have to pull the left pane over as far as you can to see the contents of the right pane. Even after moving the left pane over you still cannot see the right pane very well. This makes editing a holdings record while looking at the bibliographic record very difficult. Please see the attached image "8561" to see how the record appears in split view before moving the

    5 votes
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  7. repository search sort by collection name (asc/desc)

    Ability to sort searches in the repository by collection name (ascending & descending) when searching by titles & portfolios. This sort feature is only available right now when searching for electronic collections; this feature, when turned on, applies to the other searches you can do (i.e. electronic portfolios) but only if one searches by collection first. Would like the sort feature to be available for all searches in the repository, not just for collections.

    2 votes
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  8. Sort option required for Vendor Account in Vendor Details > Invoice tab

    When navigating to a Vendor record and clicking on the Invoice tab, it's immediately apparent that one can sort several columns in ascending/descending alphabetic or numeric order:

    • Invoice
    • Date
    • Creation From
    • Creation Date
    • Last Updated Date
    • # of Lines
    • Total Price

    The one column that seems to be missing the up/down arrows that would facilitate sorting is Vendor Account. Why is this?

    We'd like to request that sorting is applied to this column as well. Staff find it odd to have to download all invoices into a spreadsheet and then sort according to this criterion, but not have to do…

    2 votes
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  9. Expand the menu for actions on records in the NZ repository search results to include "link" in addition to "edit" and "order"

    Currently, in order to link to a record you have to click on the title for the full record and then click on the "link" button. Putting the option to 'link' to a record in the initial search results would save some maneuvering of the mouse and a click.

    1 vote
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  10. Ability to link POs which were not originally linked to a bib. record to a new bib. record.

    We would like to be able to link POs which were not originally linked to a bib. record to a new bib. record so that they can be rolled over.

    1 vote
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  11. Publish the electronic collection name so that it can be made displayable and/or searchable by configuring Primo BO normalisation rules

    Publish the electronic collection name so that it can be made displayable and/or searchable by configuring Primo BO normalisation rules.

    2 votes
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  12. More user statistics

    Hi,

    currently the user object (https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/alma/apis/xsd/rest_user.xsd?tags=GET) contains information regarding the total number of requests and loans as well as the total sum of fines & fees.

    It would be great to have more of these - maybe even outsourced to an own resource e.g. /almaws/v1/users/{user_id}/statistics

    Possible candidates could be:

    (1) Total loans broken down by status (e.g. renewable, not renewable, overdue)
    (2) Total loans due in n days (preferably with n configurable)
    (3) Total requests broken down by type
    (4) Total requests broken down by status and by type
    (5) Total sum of fines and fees broken down…

    1 vote
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  13. JavaScript in the Alma Resolver Menu (GetIt/ViewIt)

    "Delivery system skins" enable customers to modify the Alma resolver menu using custom CSS and images, but it would be extremely useful if customers could also add custom JavaScript to the resolver menu.

    In many cases, desired customizations require DOM manipulation that cannot be achieved with CSS alone. Moreover, many libraries rely on JavaScript-driven web analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) to track user engagement across various web properties.

    21 votes
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  14. User statistic description in Notification data of the letter

    Notification data include the code for user statistics.
    But the description is more useful rather than code for it.
    So every letter which has user statistic notification data should include description of it.

    5 votes
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  15. In Advanced search make a change on condition 'country of origin' "equals" and then a drop down list with countries

    If you add the condition 'language' while making an Advanced Search you get "equals' and a dropdown list with languages. This is not the case if you search on 'country of origin'. We would like to have "equals" and a dropdown list with countries added to the conditions.

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  16. Change Alma so that holdings information in angle brackets < > displays in all views.

    The only place that holdings information in angle brackets < > displays is in the edit function. Angle brackets are ANSI standard punctuation, and we have used them in many holdings records. This information does not display in index screens in Alma or Search It, thus making it difficult for users to accurately interpret our holdings. Please change Alma so that information in angle brackets < > displays in all views.

    4 votes
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  17. Customization of invoice line summary display

    The notes field on the invoice lines summary display currently displays a tick if there is anything is written in the notes field of the invoice line. It would be more convenient if we could customize/configure what we can view so that we can see the content of the notes field without having to go in and view the individual invoice line.

    27 votes
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  18. Make patron info updateable in Primo flag more granular

    Currently the only control on allowing patrons to update info via Primo is either on or off:
    http://screencast.com/t/kcSIvkkR3g

    Would like the ability to say for example only Visitors user group can update info via Primo.

    18 votes
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  19. Visual Indicators in sets

    When you create an itemized set (as well as other sets), and then go to add additional members after saving, there isn’t a good way to know what you’ve already added while searching. It would be helpful to have a visual indicator that an item has been added to an itemized set while adding members.

    1 vote
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  20. Add text message notification option for patron overdue notices

    Allowing patrons to request text message notifications for overdue items would better ensure that they receive the overdue reminder notices, increasing the likelihood of having the materials returned more quickly, and decreasing the number of bills and collection efforts. Text messages are received on a more timely basis, while emails are often checked infrequently and can be more easily missed. Asking patrons at check out what the best way to contact them regarding overdue items and being able to offer text message notices (at their request, since some people do not have unlimited texting on their mobile device plan) as…

    2 votes
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