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  1. Disable a filter in Analytics, currently can delete only

    Right now to turn "off" a filter in Analytics, it seems that you have to delete it. However, sometimes when experimenting with a list, it would be useful to be able to temporarily disable/enable a filter as opposed to having to delete and remake it.

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  2. Analytics field for the name of who modified a citation

    Add "citation modified by first name" and "citation modified by last name"fields to course reserves in analytics.

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  3. Analytics - Sub-collections parameter (Digital)

    Please add some Sub-collection related parameters. In present analytics does not reflect the hierarchical structure at all so users should know the PIDs of end-collections. Maybe the path of the collection (from the top collection to itself) would be helpful too.

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  4. Cost Per Use *by fund* Report for Electronic Collections (Databases)

    Problem: We are looking for a way to run a cost usage report by fund that includes titles with the PO Line Type ‘Name of Electronic Collection - Subscription.’

    Description: Our library evaluates cost per use of all serials by fund. We have been able to run a cost per use report by fund for our print and electronic journals. We run into a roadblock, however, when we try to generate a report on the cost/use of a database by fund.

    The E-Inventory Cost Usage report includes all titles with the PO Line Type Name of ‘Electronic Journal -…

    32 votes
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  5. Add Counter5 - IR_A1 - Journal Article Requests to Alma/Analytics

    We suggest to add a support to the report Counter5 - IR_A1 - Journal Article Requests.
    We want to be able to harvest it via Sushi and also to be able to build reports in Analytics based on it.

    15 votes
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  6. Option to provide more details in Analystics automatic emails

    Include the Analytics objects' description in the automated emails sent out to subscribers or an option to edit the body of the email

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  7. Ex Libris to create Custom Labels in Alma Analytics reports for Platform Prompts and Analyses

    For Usage reports, it's not always clear which publishers are associated with certain Platform names. For SUSHI harvested data, please consider applying Custom Labels to report Analyses and Prompts.

    This would be especially useful for American vendor platforms (lots of them have the acronym APS), Oxford platform, Ovid platform, Springer Nature platforms, and SAGE e.g.

    aip = American Institution of Physics (AIP)
    APS = American Physical Society (APS)
    APS Journals = American Phytopathological Society (APS)

    Ovid has a multitude of platforms. Would like a custom label applied to these so they display as one platform e.g. OCE, OvidSP, Ovid Insights,…

    4 votes
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  8. Please add to the Vendors folder in Analytics for reporting.

    Vendor Details
    Need the ability to export full Vendor details, either by exporting from Alma directly or through Analytics reports "Vendors">>"Funds Expenditures".

    Critical information to include:
    Vendor Name (already included)
    Vendor Code (already included)
    Vendor Contact information:
    - Address
    - Phone Numbers
    - Email Addresses
    - Web Addresses
    ***NOTES FIELD

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  9. Add Access Model to PO Line reporting

    PO Lines for Electronic Books contain a field, Access Model, which allows libraries to register the access arrangements we have, e.g. 1-users, 3-users, unlimited, etc.

    This has the potential to be a very useful field, but it is not currently available when running reports for PO Line information in Alma Analytics.

    Can it be added please?

    Thanks

    Wayne

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  10. Fix Analytics request creator field to stop it changing to Alma staff primary ID when request cancelled on Alma

    When a user places a request on Primo, the ‘creator’ field in the Analytics requests table shows as ‘System’. When a request is placed by a staff member on Alma, the staff member’s primary ID shows in the creator field.

    If a request placed by a user on Primo is subsequently cancelled by a staff member on Alma, the creator field changes from System to the staff member’s primary ID. This means reporting on requests placed on Primo vs. requests placed by staff members on Alma is not accurate and the field is misleading (creator should refer only to creator).

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  11. Analytics Local Parameter mapping to Dublin Core fields

    We can map MARC tags to Analytics Local Parameters up to 10 but not to Dublin Core fields. Please allow Local Parameter mapping to DC fields too.

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  12. Add Related Record MARC fields 76X thru 78X to Analytics

    Library personnel would like to be able to generate a list of titles and related records in Analytics so as to document title changes, facilitate research and scholarly discovery and develop research guides for use within the institution. At this time, the 76X and 78X fields that are used to display various related record types in Primo VE are not currently indexed in Analytics. Rather than use up the limited number of bibliographic local param fields available – which would still not allow for full reporting on related records – our institution proposes that the aforementioned fields and associated data…

    13 votes
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  13. In Analytics allow an option to split ISBNs into single entries in one column

    At present we get all the ISBNs attached to a record in one cell separated by a semicolon. A function that would allow for the string to display in one column but as separate cells would allow for easier processing once exported to Excel.

    At present the layout displays as

    Title: Author : ISBN1;ISBN2;ISBN3:

    What would help is to have the option to switch to

    Title: Author: ISBN1:
    Title: Author: ISBN2:
    Title: Author: ISBN3:

    This would mean using functions such as V lookup could be performed far more smoothly.

    6 votes
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  14. Ability to run Analytics reports on Alma Configuration settings

    It would be exceptionally helpful to be able to run Analytics reports on all areas of Alma Configuration.

    It should be possible both for each individual library to run the reports on their own behalf, AND for libraries belong to a consortium, possible for consortial staff to run the reports across all institution zones simultaneously for comparison between member IZs.

    Use cases:
    1) Reviewing a spreadsheet containing all of the settings in a configuration area makes settings review easier, and reduces errors. Needing to click between screens and take screenshot to compare settings is cumbersome, and leads to mistakes or…

    76 votes
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  15. Make Proxy For Tab Information Available in Analytics to Search For

    Please make the information from the "Proxy For" tab in Alma a searchable field in the Alma Analytics. We have had to come up with alternative ways to track the information, which is time consuming and not always reliable as some staff may not be reporting that they are creating a proxy user link.

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  16. Customization for labels on locally defined LOCAL PARAM subject areas

    Our library requested to have a LOCAL PARAM defined in Alma Analytics. We asked ExLibris to map the 983 field to this field in Analytics so that we could easily run reports using information in this field. However, it is not currently possible to modify the label so as to easily remember/know that this field has been locally defined. Also, as we define more fields, it becomes cumbersome to know which field belongs to which mapped field.

    7 votes
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  17. Add Data Type category for the Title Report in COUNTER 5 section of analytics

    The Master Title Report of COUNTER 5 includes ebook and journal titles. It is difficult to use this master report in analytics without having a data type or section type option to differentiate between which titles are journals and which are ebooks. The master title report is useless in analytics without this option. Please add the data type or section type category from the COUNTER 5 Master Title Report into the Analytics Usage Report.

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  18. Analytics on Sandbox

    Having the flexibility to build analytics on our premium sandbox would be beneficial two fold. First, it would allow us to fully test processes on our test system using analytics reporting we intend to use in production. Second, it would allow us to work through data changes and the related reporting without having to disrupt live production data.

    5 votes
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  19. Reporting on historical location changes

    Analytics should allow users to run reports on historical location changes e.g. identify items that were moved from Branch A to Branch B or different locations in the same branch. This information is visible in the Item history tab; it should be made available for management reports.

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  20. 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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