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  1. make location type „unavailable“ functional: items in these locations should be shown as unavailable in Alma and Primo

    We need the possibility to show items as unavailable in Primo without creating requests (work orders) for them.

    Our use cases are
    - items which have been restituted (via a provenance research project) and are no longer in the library
    - items which are blocked for usage for years
    - items which are not usable for certain reasons
    All of these have to be shown in the discovery interface, although users won't get them for a long time or at all.

    Now, all of these items have a "green" availability status in Primo and we struggle to put information about…

    10 votes
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  2. Add Patron Limit threshold block for number of lost items

    It should be possible to automatically block users based on a set threshold for the number of items they have checked out that are in a lost status.

    Currently, the Patron Limits table only contains delinquency threshold blocks for Max Overdues, Max Cash, and Max Overdue Recalls.

    Not all institutions automatically charge a lost item replacement fine for lost materials. For some lost items, the replacement cost may be below the Max Cash block threshold for the user’s user group, but the library would still like the user to be accountable for/aware of their lost status materials; being unable to…

    27 votes
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  3. Include column for Bin number in SIP2 Bin Configuration Rules

    It would be very helpful to see the Bin number available in the columns on the SIP2 Bin Configuration rules overview screen as currently, each rule must be accessed individually to see the associated bin, which is a fundamental part of the rule.

    1 vote
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  4. Make it easier to create sets of courses

    The only way to create a set of courses is to get the course IDs from analytics.

    This is a problem for Sandbox where we have no access to analytics - especially for those of us with generic data.

    eg...
    1. Include the course ID when downloading a list of courses to Excel with All Fields selected (and make the course ID an option to view in the table.
    2. Enable save and create set when viewing a list of courses
    3. Enable course code to be used when creating a set

    This would be very helpful now that we…

    19 votes
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  5. Improving Ability to Create Repeating Courses for Multiple Semesters

    Currently there is no ability to have two courses in different semesters with the same course code and section number in Reserves. Our college reuses course codes and section numbers between semesters, so we are unable to build new courses with the same course code/section number combination before the current semester ends.

    I would like to add additional identifying fields to the current code/section unique identifier. Possibilities include unique terms (Fall 2022) or a term/year combination (Fall + 22-23).

    6 votes
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  6. Ability to order facets in Alma Resource Sharing

    For our workflows it would be useful to be able to move assignee to the top of the Facets in the new Resource Sharing screens for Lending and Borrowing

    1 vote
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  7. configuration exeptions in opening hours

    I wanted to update the opening hours in the psb for the next year. Some Holidays like the first of january, the first of may or the third of october, the library is closed every year.
    I realized, that I can’t add a „recurrence“ for these days with the record type „exception“. If I add a new record and choose the record type „event“ I can add a „recurrence“ but the status will be „open“. I can’t change the status to „closed“
    It would be nice if the record of these Holidays could have the „recurrence“ „yearly“ and the „status“…

    3 votes
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  8. In the fulfilment section, enable quick transfer of an item from one patron to another

    In many cases, two patrons arrive at the fulfilment desk and one patron asks to return an item and transfer it to the other patron. Currently, the item has to be returned, then the other patron's ID or name are entered and the patron receives the item. In order to speed up the process, I suggest adding a "Transfer to..." function. Once an item is returned and a transfer is needed, clicking on "transfer to" would enable immediate input of the other patron's details and save time.

    1 vote
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  9. The option for Fulfillment AND Internal notes to pop up during Check in/out

    When scanning an item into the Scan In Items screen, both Fulfillment and Internal Notes pop up. However, when scanning items into the Circulation screens (Manage Patron Services & Return Items), only Fulfillment notes pop up.

    We would like the option for Fulfillment AND Internal Notes to pop up for staff while using the Circulation screens at the desk. There tends to be important information in both fields that they should be aware of while checking items in and out.

    3 votes
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  10. Visibility of display logic rules at the Alma collection level

    It would be very helpful to flag activated Alma collections when they are concerned by display logic rules.

    At the moment, there is no indication and activation changes may have some impact on the discovery and fulfillment level. It would be very useful for electronic operators to be directly alerted (for example with an icon) and it could prevent collection deletions or other mistakes made due to lack of knowledge.

    2 votes
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  11. Display logic to hide services by user assigned RS library

    Allow Discovery Interface Display Logic rules to hide service Rapido Physical Offer based on user's assigned resource sharing library.

    In our instance, we have one default/generic RS library and several location-based RS libraries. Users are put in the generic RS library by default, then reassigned to a specific RS library depending on where they are enrolled. For example, a patron in Chicago would have the Chicago RS library assigned, while an online patron would still have the generic RS library assigned.

    We would like the ability to hide Rapido physical offers from users with the generic RS library assigned. Currently…

    3 votes
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  12. Enable Alma to add to the letters a "Reply to" in the email message header

    reply to can only be added as a text line, it would be much better if it was added in the header

    16 votes
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  13. self checkout sip2

    Self checkout sip2 - ability to restrict checkin by item type/location

    Certain items need to be checked in at the circ desk such as reserves or equipment. Currently self checkout does not support any restrictions.

    1 vote
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  14. self checkout

    Self checkout over sip2 to have Alerts/fulfillment notes on checkout , not checkin only.

    Patrons need to be alerted to how many pieces SHOULD be in the item when they checkout so they can alert staff if pieces are missing on checkout

    7 votes
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  15. Item Policy Code Table issues

    After adding an Alma Item policy in the Configuration->Fulfillment->Physical Fulfillment->Item Policy, the Item Policy Code Table allows you to edit the Code. Existing items records linked to the item policy code are not updated in such an edit. Such items retain the now “orphaned” original item policy code as can be queried in analytics.

    To compound this, leading and trailing spaces within an item policy code are considered significant, so an edit to remove a trailing space leaves (invisible to the user) distinct item policies, one of which is broken.

    We propose the following three changes:

    1.) The Item Policy…

    6 votes
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  16. Extend or allow one to be able to extend the time it takes to time-out when on the Manage Patron Services screen.

    Please extend or allow one to customise their own time-out settings for the Manage Patron Services screen.

    Gets on my nerves when I'm in the middle of composing an email to a Patron about their loans and I have to keep bringing up their account because it goes back to the search screen.

    I need more time if I'm dealing with: fines, loan history, and making notes on an account, whilst trying to communicate what I'm doing.

    3 votes
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  17. Customize the Register/Update User (Quick User Management) screen/window

    Watching a Primo demo complete with a discussion on how the view was customized, made me wonder if certain areas in Fulfillment could be customized. Is it possible to customized/configure the Register/Update User (Quick User Management) screen/window depending upon the role of the user? For instance a Circulation Assistant or Student Assistant would see only a limited number of fields (of course all the mandatory ones) whereas an Admin would see all the fields?

    1 vote
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  18. Show book's edition information when doing a Physical Item search

    This is a more efficient way to show essential information, rather than having it available only via All Item search

    12 votes
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  19. Fulfillment Proxy Should Receive On Hold Shelf notifications for AFN items

    We have found:

    ---While Fulfillment Proxy users can request both local and AFN items on behalf of the Proxy Sponsor,
    ---And Fulfillment Proxy and Proxy Sponsor users receive On Hold Shelf notifications for local items,
    ---Only the Proxy Sponsor receives On Hold Shelf notification emails for AFN items. The Fulfillment Proxy does NOT also receive the letter for AFN items on hold.

    We would like Alma to send an On Hold Shelf notification to the Fulfillment Proxy patron for items requested through the AFN by a Fulfillment Proxy. This will mirror functionality for requests placed for local items by a…

    23 votes
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  20. After running a update user job to apply a block I want all users with loans, fines or overdue books to be reported

    After running an update user job to apply a general block (in this case a graduating) block) I need to see which users still have loans, fines, lost or overdue books

    1 vote
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