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  1. Improve event key data for System Events tracking

    The data captured in System Events for code and mapping table changes could be useful for auditing purposes and tracking changes to administrative settings. However, the key value pair captures an internal code for the table rather than the name, and there is no way for Alma customers to retrieve the code, either from the Alma UI or the configuration API calls.

    It would be much better to include the table name in the event log, or provide the table code in some fashion so that they could be linked together.

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  2. Add read-only parameter to Users > Role

    In the Users subject area, you can report on roles, but not if a role is read-only. This means that reporting on who has administrator roles is very confusing and implies more access than may actually exist. That value needs to be added to this subject area.

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  3. Add "General Notes" at the collection, service, and portfolio levels to Analytics

    Please add the following note fields to Analytics:

    Electronic Collection:
    - General notes (multiple entries)
    Electronic Service:
    - General notes (multiple entries)
    Electronic Portfolio:
    - General notes (multiple entries)

    Why is this necessary?
    You can search for many fields in Alma itself, but not all of note fields can be exported from Alma. But this is particularly important for note fields!

    Thank you very much in advance!

    Note: this is a follow-up idea to:
    Add "General Notes" at the collection, service, and portfolio levels as indexable/searchable fields
    https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308173-alma/suggestions/46387843-add-general-notes-at-the-collection-service-an

    83 votes
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  4. Add option in Analytics to report on user notes that are set to pop up note

    Alma does not currently offer the ability to use Analytics to identify user notes that are set to pop up. We would like to be able to more easily identify these notes that are set to pop up to prioritize them during a user note clean up project.

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  5. Combining "Request Type", "Work Order Type" & "Process Type" in a single analytics report

    We'd like to retrieve a full list (with breakdown of all Work Order Type, including withdrawn, display, missing, not for circulation items…etc) of physical records by Material Type, Word Order Type & Process Type via Analytics. However, only part of records can be retrieved currently after combining Process Type & Work Order Type together. After consulting Salesforce, it is confirmed Analytics do not support to combine these fields together in a single report. It's crucial to enable combining these fields in a report as library always need to review the figures of each Work Order Type & Process Type, not…

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  6. Add Bursar Transaction ID dimension to Fines and Fees Subject Area in Analytics

    Bursar Transaction ID is a critical data element when an institution uses a Bursar integration profile to export fines/fees and import payments. We recently implemented this integration and are looking at ways to reconcile Alma transactions with data extracted from our bursar. If Bursar Transaction ID were present as a dimension in Analytics, this would be much easier. It should be added.

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  7. Renewal Hour and Renewal Time in the Renewal Date folder on Fulfillment

    Hello,

    Some days ago one of our libraries asked for some hourly fulfillment reports. I then noticed that the "Renewal Date" folder does not have a "Renewal Hour" nor a "Renewal Time", as most of the other date folders have. Is it possible to add a "Renewal Hour" or "Renewal Time" to the "Renewal Date" folder?

    Regards,

    Oberdan

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  8. Add Activation Status to the Funds Expenditure Area in Analytics

    We want to be able to create more complex data retrievals of our eresources based on activation status and filter these by various facets such as fund code. We have thousands of portfolios and it's not feasible to search for these on Alma when an analytics report would take seconds to create. For example, I was asked to provide a quick report listing every Journal we have on our largest budget code with an activation status of "Not activated E-Resource" by fiscal year.

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  9. FRBR report option in Alma

    Primo has the ability to group titles (mulitple editions, for example) using FRBR principles. However, finding multiple editions of titles is very slow and cumbersome in Alma. A "FRBR" report option in Alma/Analytics would be very beneficial for collection work and could draw on capabilities already existing in Primo.

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  10. Have AFN/FN loan/fine information available in IZ

    Similar idea to https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308173-alma/suggestions/44761048-user-purge-should-be-made-afn-aware-and-not-allow

    BUT there should be information in the IZ analytics so that an IZ can determine if a local patron has an AFN (or FN) loan or fine.

    This doesn't need to be the full loan/fine information, but could be as simple as a flag that says "active AFN/FN loan", "active AFN/FN fine".

    At this time, there is no way in the IZ (without opening each patron account within Alma) to see if someone has an active loan or fine outside of the IZ.

    This is required at a number of our institutions for when patrons leave…

    10 votes
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  11. Data visualization to include export to Excel/CSV function

    Currently users without Design analytic role can use Data visualization(DV) reports but they can only export report in PDF, powerpoint. It would be very useful to have an export of data in Excel or CSV.

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  12. Show folder and column details in filters in alma analytics where multiple columns have identical names.

    When creating a repost in Alma there are certain subject areas (e.g Physical Items) where a column name is identical across multiple folders.
    For example:
    Material Type (Physical Item Details)
    Material Type (Bibliographic Details)
    Material Type (PO Line)

    when viewed in "Create" view in Alma you can see the folder headings above the column headings and there identify which is which.
    However when used as filters, only the column heading is displayed - therefore it is impossible to identify which is which without clicking into each filter and looking for Column Formula to see which folder it comes from.

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  13. Analytics: Add the country to subject Area digital usage details

    The country of download and the organization are key information about the digital usage details as they add value and context to the statistics. This information is very important to our institution. Would it be possible to add the country, country code and organization to the digital usage details the same way as in Esploro subject area Asset usage details

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  14. Make “Public access model for “Owned” purchase model” retrievable in Analytics query

    When an Ebook Central ebook in the CZ is both owned and available in a subscribed subscription collection, the unlimited users license appears in the portfolio tab Acquisitions/Public Access model, and the number of users for the owned copy appears in "Public access model for "Owned" purchase model." Analytics cannot report out '“Public access model for “Owned” purchase model” in any case. All I can get is Public Access Model. When I report out both Purchase Model (owned, subscription, DDA) and Public Access model, and get owned and subscription but only Public Access Model unlimited users, I know that;s for…

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  15. Analytics shared dimension

    Hi,
    We would like to be able to create a report showing remaining charges listed by user and include the block reason.

    The charge data is in subject area "Fines and Fees" and the block reason is in subject area "Users".

    We raised this as a case (06837145) but were told it's not possible without a shared dimension, this is the request to create that shared dimension.

    Thanks
    Ian

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  16. Analytics

    Buenos días, queremos solicitar la siguiente mejora:

    Que el área temática de Analytics: Fund Transactions --Transaction Expenditure Amount recoja la suma de todas las líneas de factura, tanto las Regular como las de Additional changes, Shipment, Insurance, Discount, Overhead y Adjustment.
    Esto es extremadamente importante para poder extraer las estadísticas de gasto.
    Muchas gracias y un saludo,

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  17. Addition of the invoice fields 'Invoice-number' e 'Invoice-date' to the Physical Items subject area

    It would be useful if Alma Analytics could allow the creation of a report of newly purchased physical items including not only bibliographic data but also administrative and invoice data, such as for example the number and date of the invoice. Currently, the 'Physical Items' subject area only contains the 'Invoice Status' field and it is not possible to integrate it with the 'Invoice-number' and 'Invoice-date' fields present in the 'Funds and Expenditure' subject area.

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  18. Addition of the Accrued fines field in the Fines and Fees subject area in Alma Analytics

    It would be great if there was an option in Alma Analytics to create a report with a list of people with a specific amount of accured fines if they had returned overdue documents on a given day (the day before actually).

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  19. Ability to report on inventory for citations

    We would like to analyse print and electronic inventory for citations for a single or multiple reading lists. We're interested to look at reading lists with high or low print/electronic inventory so that we could engage with reading list owners e.g. for lists with high amounts of print we may want to look at the addition of e-book versions of the titles.
    Currently it is not possible to report on print and electronic inventory for citations due to the fact that the 'locate' process links the citation to a particular bibliographic record and it's consequently not possible to connect from…

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  20. Include "On Hold Expiration Date" to "Physical Items"

    Please include the "On Hold Expiration Date" from the Alma Physical Items Search to the Analytics field "Physical Items"

    To elaborate upon why this is needed:

    A title was ordered on February 8th. The "Hold Shelf expiration date" is set for February 23rd. According to the terms of use, 10 working days are correctly taken into account. However, the "Days on Hold Shelf" value displays 14 days, as weekends and holidays are included in this calculation. This discrepancy naturally makes it difficult to rely on, as the number of weekends and holidays within the pickup period may vary. We need…

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