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  1. Add the Amount Paid in Current FP field to invoicing

    Presently there is a field which displays in the PO Line Summary for continuous orders which details how much has been spent on that PO line in the current financial year - useful for items which are subscriptions but paid for individually, such as Law looseleaf subscriptions. If this field could appear when entering an invoice on the Invoice Line Details that would be a great help in deciding whether to disencumber these orders, particulary towards the end of the financial year.

    7 votes
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  2. Change Financial Year dates after they have been set

    It doesn't look as if it is possible to change the start and finish dates of any financial year in Acquisitions Configuration > Fund And Ledger Fiscal Period table mapping tables once the year has been created, unless it is deleted completely.

    Can it be made possible for the start and (in particular) the end dates to be edited having already been set and saved, if so required?

    Being able to do this would be of particular benefit around the time of a financial year rollover, especially if an institution cannot be certain that all financial transactions for the outgoing…

    17 votes
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  3. Add percentage figures to the Fund Balance graph

    When a fund is selected, the Fund Balance graph shows Expended, Encumbered and Allocated amounts. Can it be made possible to display those expended and encumbered amounts together with the percentage figure of each as a proportion of the allocation? It would also be great if we could see the number of items each at expended and encumbered status here.

    6 votes
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  4. Automatically Associate Certain Payment Methods (e.g., Credit, JV, Deposit) with Prepaid Functionality when Creating Invoices

    We would like the ability to automatically associate certain Payment Methods (Credit Card, JV (Correction), Deposit Account, etc.) with Prepaid functionality when creating Invoices. 1) This would save time. 2) Most institutions do not want certain payment methods going to their ERP, but occasionally forget to check the Prepaid box. Setting this up systematically would serve as a fail-safe for such situations.

    14 votes
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  5. Add searching by ISSN in the E-activation task list

    Would like the ability to search by ISSN in the e-activation task list added

    5 votes
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  6. When add local coverage dates remind to change Which coverage statement will be applied?

    When local coverage dates are added the system should remind you to chose Which coverage statement will be applied?.

    A small annoying feature of Alma, is the number of times we add amended local coverage dates to and electronic portfolio and forget to change the radio button to apply the local dates. Could a reminder be added when ever you add local dates?

    8 votes
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  7. Sign to indicate a report/prompt is used on dashboard

    It would be perfect if there is any sign in Analytics catologue to indicate that the report/prompt is being used in dashboard/widget/scheduled job. Currently, we accidentally deleted some reports/prompts that are used in dashboard which caused the dashboard crash. Sometimes we edit some prompts and forgot these prompts are used in other reports. Theses are really annoying. Hope you guys can do something about it. If such a sign is asking too much, then a quick way to generate a list of reports/prompts that are used in dashboard would also help.

    6 votes
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  8. When you change vendors in the PO, there should be a warning note if a PO# is not entered

    When you change the vendor for a PO, there needs to be a warning note if you do not fill in the PO#. If you are doing a large number of these (say you changed vendors for a e-journal package) it's very easy to miss putting in one po number, thus changing all your open PO's with that vendor to another vendor.

    9 votes
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  9. Moving item records should have a better way of refreshing the list of items

    When item records are moved from one location to another the move will be made and the list of items will refresh but then leave all of the items moved still on the page. From here there is no good option to refresh the page and continue working and moving item records. Using the Alma back button takes you back to the bib record where you have to reenter the the list of items. Moving a page forward on the list of items will display a blank page of no records being found. If a browser refresh is done a…

    16 votes
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  10. Standardize item record navigation

    Currently when navigating the list of items the position of the numbers and arrows changes position depending on how deep you are in the records. For instance when you go from the first page to the second page the arrow will jump to the left due to the records being displayed adding another digit. This happens again when you hit three digits in the record display. So if you are paging through focused on the content you can all of a sudden jump to the end of the list without ever moving your mouse. I'm asking for this to be…

    4 votes
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  11. Have Related Holdings assigned lower AVA lower subfield P for correct View in Primo

    Currently the priority for related holdings is not being considered when writing the AVA subfield P when exporting to Primo. This is incorrect. The record itself should have a higher priority than the related records. This can cause the Primo aggregated call # display to be misleading: http://screencast.com/t/06sd3csq

    In the screenshot above, if the priority was set correctly upon extract from Alma, The correct holding information would be displaying beside the Available statement in Primo

    3 votes
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  12. Patron contact info - more fields?

    Adding discretionally more fields (i.e. city, see city.jpg) to the fields displayed in the user details - contact info panel
    (see user_details.jpg for the fields available at now...) would be a great thing...:=)

    1 vote
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  13. When viewing an item, there should be an option to edit without leaving the item screen

    When you view an item (or click on the barcode to view an item), there should be an option on the item screen to edit the item. Instead, if we decide we need to edit the item, we have to back out of the item screen, then select Actions --> edit to edit the item. Too many clicks!

    40 votes
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  14. Show 866 holdings field text on item records screen, so don't have to go back and forth to check holdings dates.

    Presently from the list of item records, we have to click on "Holdings" to see the 866 summary holdings for vol & dates. It would be very helpful for the 866 holdings to be visible on the item record screen.

    15 votes
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  15. Add the ability to search 008 holding fields

    I would like to see the ability to search 008 fields specifically method of acquisition (purchase, gift, depository,etc. ), retention coding and lending policy.

    3 votes
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  16. Browse Community Zone & Institution Zone

    Provide a list of browse-able collections in the community zone and institution zone instead of only being able to search for collections.

    3 votes
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  17. Customize Alma search indexes

    We would like to customize the search indexes in Alma for all MARC21 fields (not just localized fields). For instance, in the Alma advanced search > all titles > "Title" > we would like to change to "245 (Title)" to make it easier to identify the MARC21 field we want to search.

    91 votes
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  18. Physical Item Editor - activate Confirm button upon Save action

    In the Physical Item Editor, upon Clicking the Save button, please automatically activate as default the "Confirm" button in the Confirmation Message pop-up window.
    In the same way that all other Confirmation Message pop-up windows already have the Confirm button activated, so all you have to do is hit the enter key to select it. (Instead of having to make another click on the Confirm button.) This would help improve efficiency.

    2 votes
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  19. Display all orders for physical item searches, even when individual item records are not linked to a POL

    When doing various collection development tasks, acquisitions and resource managers may want to know whether there is order information for a title at the same time they're viewing physical item details via the More Info link in Alma. Currently, Alma does not display orders for physical item searches when a POL is not linked to an item record. This is a problem for closed orders that migrated from another ILS because the POL does not get linked in the item record during the migration process. We see accurate information when conducting an All Titles or Physical Titles search, but not…

    2 votes
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  20. Display renewals in Item History

    In the Physical Item Editor, under the Fulfillment activities, we are able to see the Loan and Return history. I think it would be great to see Renewal information in this place as well.

    So many times, we have patrons disputing fines because the item was late and they renewed it thinking that it's not due on the original due date.

    It's true that when the item is checked out to the person you can see this when you click Actions>Loan History. But this does us no good when the item is checked back in and a patron comes to…

    84 votes
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