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  1. Add "physical items" to Course Reserves Subject area

    Since all course reserves circulation times are location-based we NEED to be able to select temporary location when creating a course reserves analytics set. It does me no good to get a list of all items on reserve and the associated courses if I can't report out WHAT the circulation times were. It would also be helpful to be able to measure loans from the Course Reserves Subject Area, since the Fulfilment Subject Area won't allow you to put the associated professor. It makes it impossible to get a comprehensive Course Reserves Analytics report that is of any use. It…

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  2. loan status / item process changes in a date range

    We would like to be able to run reports detailing the dates when a loan status / item process type change was made over a certain time period e.g. loan status changed to 'lost' between 1/10/2019 and 1/11/2019. Using the item modification date is not the perfect criteria as this date will change when any modification is made to the item e.g. adding a note etc

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  3. Pause Analytics Object Subscriptions

    Have an easy way to pause emails for reports sent out through Alma Analytics Object subscriptions. Some of our reports are sent every day, and it would be nice to pause during our winter break when we won't have any need for daily report emails.

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  4. Expose 'Export to Worldcat' management tag to Analytics

    We would like to be able to access the 'Export to Worldcat' management tag in analytics, in the same way we can access the 'Suppress from Discovery' management tag. This would allow us to gather records for which the Export tag has been set incorrectly, and use a job to Republish them to OCLC.

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  5. Add Last Loan Date to Fulfillment subject area in Analytics

    It is great that the Last Loan Date is available in the Physical Items area in Analytics. However, to create more complex circulation reports which include aspects such as Renewals one needs to use the Fulfillment subject area. It would be useful to have the variable in both places.

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  6. Number of Loans: Ability to Sort By & Export to Excel

    It would be so helpful to have access to Number of Loans in Data we can export to Excel. In addition, being able to sort by the highest to lowest or vice versa Number of Loans data in a search would also be very helpful as a collections librarian. We need more data to support or decide upon what we purchase. Alma has all the data but limited access to it from the permission level I have as a librarian.
    Thanks,
    Therese

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  7. Search List: "All Titles" by "LC Call Number Range"

    Search "All Titles" by LC Call Number Range. Currently you can only do that with physical items, although you can search "All Titles by LC Subject Keyword. Since most/many Electronic items do have LC Call Number in their MARC record 050 _4, I don't see why this is not possible...

    As a collections librarian, it would be very useful.
    Therese

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  8. Add Authority records data to Analytics

    It is very necessary to obtain productivity reports about the amount of authority record created in a period and the user who created that record. Also, to know how many LOCAL authority records exist by type (names, subjects, subdivisions, etc.)

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  9. Enhanced reporting on alma logins

    Provide additional reporting for alma logins.

    Required for data protection reporting,

    Events that need to be monitored (e.g. logon, failed logon, access to sensitive files, copying/modifying or deleting a senstive file, concurrent logons from different workstations using the same user id). These should include, as a minimum, user id, type of event, date and time of event, success or failure indication

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  10. Analytics: Make Holding Suppressed from Discovery field values Yes/No instead of 0/1

    The bib "suppressed from discovery" field uses values of Yes/No. The holdings field should do the same.

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  11. The LDR of the bib and holdings record needs to be indexed for reporting in Analytics at the very least as a Local Param.

    We have a large withdrawal project involving thousands of books. We do not want to delete them in Alma. We want to change the location in the holdings record to Withdrawn, suppress the bib and holdings record, and change the LDR Record Status (5th position) to "d." This is a MARC standard and must be done in order to export these records later to various entities (such as the statewide library database used for ILL) so they can delete them from their copy of our database. The LDR value is what they use to indicate a bib or holding record…

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  12. When there are multiple entries in same field, allow Alma analytics to export data meets certain criteria

    It is found that value is incomplete in Network number field if the number of characters is exceed 256.

    E.g.
    Record (CKB)2670000000194915 has multiple 035 fields. When export network number field, all following values are missing:
    (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000767305; (PQKBManifestationID)12331889; (SSID)ssj0000767305; (PQKB)10065432; (PQKBWorkID)14881543; (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001591939; (PQKBManifestationID)16288727; (SSID)ssj0001591939; (OCoLC)793110778; (EBL)1033794; (CKB)2670000000194915

    It would be very helpful if I can export only data begins with (CKB), etc.

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  13. Add DB2 to Alma analytics > Usage Data> Usage Data Details

    Strange that you can have SUSHI harvest the report, but can't run a report against the data.

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  14. Have a Year, Month, Fiscal Year Usage Limiter for E-inventory Subject Area

    Hello,
    Currently the only way that we can sort Usage data by date is by using a Usage Data subject area report. It would be very helpful to add a limiter to the the E-inventory Subject Area to allow for the same functionality.

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  15. Subject Area "Alma Jobs" for Analytics

    At the moment it is not possible to (easily) get data from the jobs running in Alma. The exports that can be pulled from "Monitor Jobs" are rather useless as they hardly contain data.
    If I want numbers of processed records, runtimes etc. I have to use the API and still need to do a lot of manual work on that results.
    It would be great to have a subject area in Analytics that cointains all the information from the "Job Report".

    Veronika, WU Vienna

    5 votes
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  16. Add catalogation date field

    Actually we have only a Title modification date. This is used for catalogation date (after acquisition) and any other subsequent modifcation. If any modification we lose and miss the original catalogation date. We need a "Title catalogation date" field to preserve the original catalogation date after Receiving date.

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  17. Please add Licensor Name to the PO Line Licens in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analyticse section anf Licensing Agent

    Please add Licensor Name to the PO Line License in the Funds Expenditure area in Alma Analytics
    This would help us report to our Finance Dept on all licensing parties associated with an order

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  18. Additional relationships for 'based on results of another analysis' filter

    It would be useful to be able to apply the following relationships when a filter is created using the operator 'is based on results of another analysis':


    • contains any

    • does not contain

    Currently it is only possible to apply the relationships 'is equal to' and 'is not equal to' (as well as 'is less/greater than', etc). This means that it is not possible to use this operator unless the values in the specified column are identical in each report. This is not always the case, for example the Bibliographic Details > ISBN column will in most cases contain multiple, comma…

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  19. Add PO Line Status to Analytics

    Currently you can search for PO Line Status within Alma, but cannot use this field within Analytics.

    Adding this field to Analytics would allow reporting on statuses like In Review and Pending Approval. This would improve staff workflows, so that they don't have to manually check these statuses daily.

    12 votes
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  20. Role parameters in Analytics to show circulation desks

    Users subject area in Analytics allows us to add columns up to the Scope, which is the library assigned to the role, but there is no way to go even further to what circulation desks are attached to a role as parameters.

    A call to the Users API retreives this detail, but API calls are not always the right way to go and sometimes one API call to export an Analytics report works better in terms of server performance.

    Please, add the circulation desks attached to a role in a certain scope as a new field in Users subject area.

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