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  1. Save Facet Settings

    There are facet settings/searches we tend to run more than others. It would be really excellent and save a lot of duplicated work if it was possible to save certain facet configurations or bookmark the search so we could quickly access it again later. Would be even better if those searches could be shared among our staff, like how public sets are.

    An example would be having a saved Request/Process type facet filter so we could quickly see what items were needing to be shipped physically, but there are any number of facet searches that it would be fantastic to…

    1 vote
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  2. Add Fulfillment Jobs Configuration : a daily aggregation letter of returned items

    The existing "Return Receipt Letter" is sent in two situation:
    1. when librarian clicked the done button at 'Manage Patron Services' screen,
    2. After scan each item at "retrun item"
    this letter is set in Circulation Desk configuration, user recieve letters after return items each time.

    we suggest Alma create a new Fulfillment Jobs Configuration* to sent "return receipts", like the existing configuration "Loans - Overdue and Lost Loan Job".

    The new configuration could reflect all of the items the patron returned at the same day, and list all items for the patron on one "returned receipt". Configured as such,…

    3 votes
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  3. Make "Always show current location" the default

    Please either make "Always show current location" checkbox ticked by default or allow a system configuration to toggle whether it is force displayed. It is always more useful to see the location than not.

    1 vote
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  4. Manage Item Returns: Send one Return Receipt Letter can be aggregated like the overdue notices.

    There should be a standard configuration that would allow libraries to set it up and set a batch time so a returned receipt would reflect all of the items returned in one day for a given borrower on one "returned" receipt.

    6 votes
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  5. Attach multiple courses/sections to a reading list more quickly

    We use a single reading list for many sections of a course, and also reuse these reading lists from semester to semester. Attaching courses to a preexisting reading list is a very slow process which must be done one at a time. I'd love in the reading list courses tab, when you click "Associate Course" and then "Select from List", you were given the option of a checkbox so that many course sections could be added to a reading list at once.

    Alternatively, in bulk upload of courses, if you can attach a NEW course to an existing reading list,…

    12 votes
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  6. Scan-in items to create an Itemized Set

    For many of our workflows, we have a large batch of physical materials upon which we need to perform a bulk action (e.g. place them all on a Work Order or request a Permanent Location change, etc.) The items are on book trucks and there is no Set upon which to Run a Job unless we create a new one every time as a TXT or CSV file, which then has to be uploaded to Alma. It would save a lot of confusion, plus work and training time for staff and student workers, if it was possible to use Scan-In…

    15 votes
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  7. Material types not sorted and not searchable at the title level

    The item-level search for specific material types is not sorted alphabetically. This is the case in the English user interface.
    A title-level search for this parameter would also be desirable.

    2 votes
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  8. Improve General Electronic Service

    In each General Electronic Service, the Service Details page has a section marked "Disable Service," with radio button options for
    Never, When resource is owned by the campus, When resource is owned by the campus and available, When resource is owned by the institution, and When resource is owned by the institution and available. These controls do not work. I have been told that making them work would be an enhancement. I suggest that they be hidden or removed in order to avoid wasting the time of library staff in trying to make them work.

    3 votes
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  9. Add vendor information to Order Now Letter

    Currently in the Order Now Letter the vendor information is not output in the XML, which is automatically generated when submitting an order.

    With adding this feature, the ordering person could then also receive the information by e-mail from which vendor the resource was ordered.

    1 vote
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  10. Display purchase request approval/rejection reason in purchase request alerts in citations

    We think it would be helpful for the purchase request approval/rejection alerts for citations in Alma to include the approval/rejection reason. This would appear in the Type field of the alert in addition to the "Citation Purchase Request Approved/Rejected" text (like how the rule used to approve/reject copyright for a citation appears after "Approved" or "Rejected" in the Copyright Status field).

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  11. Customization of the search categories

    The customization of the search categories to be displayed in the Advanced or Simple Search is solved very very awkwardly. 3 clicks for each category is just too complicated.
    My suggestions:
    - Make activation switch directly operable
    - Make list sortable by activated terms
    make
    - Checkboxes for the terms in both columns for advanced and simple search
    - Improve the explanation in the KB, because
    translating "dc:Title" with "Dc Title" has no added value. An explanation that dc:title B is e.g. DUBLIN CORE title would be super, so that one knows what one activates there.

    Please improve at least…

    1 vote
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  12. Change Opening Hours calendar 'Apply Changes' from link to button

    Currently the 'Apply Changes' link on the Open Hours configuration page is easy to miss. Since it is so crucial to click this when editing timings (such as End of Term), it should be more prominent. I would suggest making it a big button right next to Save, that will be greyed out if there are no changes to apply.

    1 vote
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  13. Add Loan Information to Fulfillment Set Export

    When Create Fulfillment Set is used to create a set of items that are Overdue, Lost, Claimed Returned etc it would be very useful for the loan and borrower's information to be included in the exported spreadsheet.

    Currently only the Process Type and Due Date are included. Including the Loan date, Patron's name, Primary ID, and Preferred email address would allow staff flexibility in contacting patrons by mail merge or manually.

    1 vote
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  14. Add Library Filter to Create Fulfillment Sets

    The Create Fulfillment Sets functionality would be so much more useful if we could choose to create sets by Library rather than by the whole institution.

    It's a very rare case to want to see Overdue, Lost, or Claimed Returned items for a whole institution and having to export the data into a spreadsheet in order to filter the results is very time consuming.

    4 votes
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  15. Add Archived/Unarchived Visibility Facet to Reading List

    When a course is archived all of its associated reading lists also become archived but when you look in the Reading List page there is no way to determine which reading lists are archived without clicking the ellipse next to each reading list to see whether it has an Unarchive option.

    It would be nice to be able to filter for this with a facet like you can with Courses.

    1 vote
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  16. —-—-—-— Marlise Daum commented: Lieber Moritz Eigensatz Ach so… Du weisst ja sicher, dass man über “View title in Search” das Exemplar find

    Barcode of item visible under requests

    —-—-—-—
    Marlise Daum commented:
    Lieber Moritz Eigensatz
    Ach so…
    Du weisst ja sicher, dass man über “View title in Search” das Exemplar findet.

    Aber direkt anzeigen bei den Requests lässt es sich (momentan) nicht. Welches Exemplar/Strichcode betroffen ist, lässt sich auch erst erkennen, wenn der Request einen bestimmten Status hat (zum Beispiel “On Hold Shelf).
    Gerne kannst Du dazu einen “Enhancement Request” einreichen: https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308173-alma
    Liebe Grüsse
    Marlise
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    1 vote
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  17. Add warning to "Scan In Items" and "Shipping Items" for certain item policies

    We would like to suggest the implementation of a pop-up for "Scan In Items" and "Shipping Items" to alert staff when they are about to process an item with a restrictive item policy (e.g. 63, 67, 68, etc.).

    For example, when a request is placed at the title level and there are multiple items with differing item policies, this pop-up would be helpful to avoid processing the wrong item.

    73 votes
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  18. Improve Loan Activity Letter so that it does not duplicate information

    Loan Activity Letter lists loans and overdue loans separately. Thus, when a user only has overdue loans, they appear twice.
    I propose that in the event that a user only has overdue loans, these loans apeears only once.

    2 votes
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  19. Pick From Shelf Notification for Staff

    We would like to have the ability to have "Pick from shelf" send email notifications to certain staff members when a patron requests a book be put on the hold shelf for them to pick it up. This would be easier and more efficient for us, than periodically logging into Alma and clicking on "Pick from shelf" to see if anything is there. Thank you.

    5 votes
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  20. Add Storage Location ID to the list of customized fields on the Manage Item Returns screen

    We have thousands of items in our collection that are primarily organized by the storage location ID, rather than call or accession number. For these materials, routing and reshelving activities would be more efficient if staff have the option to add the Storage Location ID to the list of customizable fields on the Manage Item Returns screen.

    26 votes
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