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  1. Analytics Report for Staff Activity

    I would like the ability to analyze staff activity in Alma Analytics (how many times a staff member checks something out or in, marks something missing, scans in an item for fulfillment, etc.)

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  2. Improve the ease of reordering the Online Services Order and General Electronic Services Order tables

    Currently, items in the General Electronic Services Order and Online Services Order tables need to be moved using up and down arrows. This can be very time-consuming if the tables contain numerous items. It would significantly improve the ease of use i, the items in this list could be resorted either through drag-and-drop or by moving a given item to a numbered slot in the table (similar to the Netflix interface).

    40 votes
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  3. Add breadcrumb trail to staff interface

    In Alma, the information displayed often depends on the task you are working on to get there. This is a nice feature, but it would be helpful if breadcrumbs were displayed to help track how you arrived at the screen.

    This would be especially helpful to new users.

    16 votes
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  4. import profiles -- need the option to leave suppression codes "as is"

    When creating an import profile, the “set management tags” option is to either suppress record/s from publish/delivery, or to not suppress. This is for the entire file.

    We need a third option to leave the existing suppress status unchanged for replaced and merged records. (We had this option in Voyager, and it worked well)

    Rational: All GPO weekly brief Marcive records are loaded suppressed. When the monthly bib records overlay the weekly brief records, the suppress status needs to remain as is. “If” the bib record is suppressed, the cataloger will unsuppress at the point of cataloging

    30 votes
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  5. More POL parameters/Mappaing fields to be needed in Import Profile (EOD)

    We suggest that more parameters or mapping fields can be provided in creating the EOD profile. For example, we add on the profile, we want to set POL Status as EOD General parameter - Auto Packing, Manual Manual Packaging and In review.

    26 votes
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  6. Payment option on user Fines/Fees tab

    We would like to include a "Pay" option in the drop down list at the bottom of user Fines/Fees tab (see attachment). There are many times that patrons want to know their fine details. The staff have to show the patron Fines/Fees tab. If the patron wants to pay after that, the staff has to exit the Fines/Fees tab to pay the fine, which we think is wasting the time. Why don't have a "Pay" option in the dropdown on the Fines/Fees page?

    37 votes
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    It will be possible to pay from the user Fines and Fees tab,. This will be possible if there is a ‘Currently At’ desk that allows payment.

    It will be possible to either pay a line or a balance.

    This will enable payment and waiving to be done easily from the same UI.

    Thank you for this great idea !

  7. Ability to assign Renewals.

    In the same way POLs or Purchase Requests in review can be assigned. This will give us that ability to assign subscription renewals to selectors/budget holders for approval.

    14 votes
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  8. Enable journal coverage date ranges to be shown whilst still allowing direct linking.

    Our students want Direct Linking enabled, because they expect to go straight to the full text of an item when they click on the search result. Our academics want to be able to see the range of dates for which we have access the journal title they've searched for, like they could when we were using SFX as our Journal search.

    We have Direct linking enabled which means that journals we get from a single supplier go straight through to the journal without showing the coverage date range, causing numerous complaints from academics. We tried the solution suggested by the…

    59 votes
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  9. Cursor auto-return to search box.

    Each Alma search involves re-clicking the search box to restart the search process. Time consumer when searching lists of items. Many websites have a feature in which the cursor auto-returns to the search box. Please add this feature.

    66 votes
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    The new Alma layout provides this functionality. For example: search: Physical Holdings -->the cursor stays at the search box. Same works for Borrowing /Lending Requests search, Order lines search (when the new layout is turned-on) and all other areas moved to the new layout. Note that there’s a keyboard shortcut (/) to focus on the search, which works for all search-mode (current interface and new layout)

  10. Handling books on the shelf that didn't get checked in

    When a book on the shelf was accidentally not checked in and another user brings it to the desk, it clears the original checkout and adds a fine without generating a message to let us know. In most cases, we would waive those fines, since the book had obviously been returned. We would love to see a pop-up when that happens so we can go and waive the fine on the previous customer's record

    41 votes
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  11. Ability to suppress licenses from discovery

    Sometimes, licenses have confidentiality clauses, so we can't show them in Primo, but right now, it is an all or nothing prospect. it would be great if a checkbox on the record could suppress a confidential license from showing up in Discovery.

    116 votes
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  12. Receiving

    During receiving allow multiple of the same issue to be checked in at the same time. It would save a lot of time to be able to do this all at the same time rather than have to enter back into the issue title and do the process all over again for a different date.

    18 votes
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  13. Add HTML to Analytics dashboards

    It would be cool if we could include active HTML in our dashboards.

    For example, ibrarians who are reviewing new electronic acquistions could pull up a list of new acquisition and, in a one click, link directly through to the resources. (Currently, they would need to pull down the report, find the URL in the data, then copy and paste that back into the browser)

    Additionally, outside images (via <img> tag) could be incorporated into reports for branded presentations.

    By default in OBIEE, only Administrators have the right to use HTML in the data format of any column.

    This can…

    18 votes
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  14. Enable a "Reprompt" option in Analytics

    Currently, when running a prompted report, if you want to change your selections after running it, you must go back to the catalog and start over from "Run". It would be a great time savings if there were a "REPROMPT" option, which took you directly back to the prompt screen. Inclusion of a "retain choices this session" toggle and a "clear all choices" button on the prompt screen would be useful as well.

    A use case would be when I am trying to determine why a particular item is hanging up on a task list or is being prevented from…

    14 votes
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  15. Include Fulfillment Notes when Shipping items in Resource Sharing

    It would be nice if pop-up fulfillment notes on an item record were attached to a resource sharing request when an item is shipped, much like the barcode currently does. So if a damaged book has a note saying "Underlining noted," that note would attach to the request record so that the borrowing institution could see it. This would make it easier for the people processing on either end to know whether an item shipped with damage, or a set shipped with a certain amount of items, etc.

    133 votes
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  16. Normalisation rules that apply to holdings using information from Bib record, and vice versa

    Have normalisation rules that are applied to holdings able to use information from the bib record. This would allow more complex holdings and call numbers to be automatically generated more easily than using the current call number system as a workaround.

    16 votes
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  17. Resource sharing search

    Our Resource sharing staff at Sheffield Hallam University would like there to be an All category in the Find box, as there is under Find and Manage users. This would enable them to work more efficiently and would allow them to interrogate more than one index at once.

    See attached image for a comparison between the two find boxes.

    108 votes
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  18. Show Service temporarily unavailable message even if Direct linking is enabled

    The Service temporarily unavailable message is only visible if direct linking is not enabled.

    It would be useful if activating the message, would automatically disable Direct linking for that particular service

    21 votes
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  19. Improvements to Pick From Shelf list needed

    Currently our staff spend too much time managing requests. Improvements to the interface for Pick From Shelf would help in some of these cases. We would like to see:

    1. A search box.

    Very often we need to target a particular request, a task made more difficult by less than ideal facets (see #2). Search functionality exists under Monitor Requests & Item Processes, but not all options for handling requests are available in that view (such as "Skip Location").

    1. Better facets.

    Two of the facets available in the Monitor Requests & Item Processes view would be great for Pick from Shelf:…

    17 votes
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  20. Retain Data in Interface Records

    We really like the multiple tabs on interface records that allow us to record different admin logins and statistical information.
    Publisher and vendor changes happen pretty frequently in our environment and we foresee needing to move interfaces from one vendor to another on occasion.
    We just found out the hard way that when an interface is deleted from a vendor record and then added to another vendor record all the information that was in the various interface tabs gets wiped out. Can something be done to preserve the information that was hand keyed into the interface tabs?”

    62 votes
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