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  1. Add "VAT Percentage" to Analytics

    Currently there is no way to get the VAT percentage of an invoice or invoice line in Analytics. There is only "VAT Code %", but this is useless for institutions that don't use VAT Codes.

    (see also cases 06640702 and 06605754)

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  2. Optimisation of reminders and overdue letters (anti-phishing)

    The reminders and reminder letters sent to patrons currently often end up in upstream spam filters of the mail providers. If this is not the case, we regularly receive feedback that they considered some of the automated notifications to be spam or phishing mails.

    On the one hand, we would like to be able to optimise the automated notifications so that they are less automatically classified as spam according to today's standards. Ideally, Alma would already take common standards into account. On the other hand, we would like to see the possibility to personalise the notifications more and, for example,…

    3 votes
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  3. Create a Collection for Audio Cine Films

    Please create a package collection with portfolios for Audio Cine Films. Marc records are publicly available and can be found here: https://www.acf-film.com/en/infostream.php

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  4. Select partners from multiple pages when adding to rota or template

    When adding partners to a borrowing request rota or rota template, you have the ability to add multiple partners at the same time but only if the partners appear on the same page of the partner pick list. Whenever you move to a different page of the pick list, selections on the previous page are lost.
    Alma already has the ability to remember selections across multiple pages in other functional areas (e.g. selecting portfolios for activation from a CZ collection).
    It would make creating a rota more efficient if this ability could be extended to the add partners list.

    12 votes
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  5. Import Special Characters from ILLiad to Alma's temporary item via NCIP Connection

    Special characters, such as in Asian, Arabic, and Slavic languages, turn into question marks (??????) when Alma's temporary item is created via the NCIP connection with ILLiad for incoming Borrowing Loan items. So, the patrons cannot tell which ILL item is which in their Primo library account, also Hold Slips are printed with "?????" as the titles and authors and very confusing for both staff and patrons.

    Because the API for ILLiad and Alma connection was created by a third party and is not going to be updated, please consider creating Exlibris' own API (ILLiad Addon) for the NCIP connection…

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  6. Split CZ Ebook Central Perpetual, DDA and Subscription Titles into three separate categories on the interface name

    It would be easier for us to administer our PQ subscriptions if it was specified what they were.  That is instead of  showing "Ebook Central Perpetual, DDA and Subscription Titles" in the interface name, in our case we would have DDA titles, Ebook Central owned titles and Academic Complete listed instead.  Could this be done via the metadata in these records?  For example we may wish to see how many DDA titles are appearing on Reading Lists

    4 votes
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  7. 3 votes
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  8. Alma-D waitlist - allow users to remove themselves and monitor waitlist status

    Currently when a user joins a waitlist for a digital object (Alma-D / Alma Digital), they have no way to remove themselves after joining. This means that when their turn comes, the entire grace period must run before the object becomes available to the next user. The Delivery Registration Status Letter should include a link to remove oneself from the waitlist. In addition, the "Library Card" area in Primo/Primo VE should show the user their place in the waitlist (with details, e.g. estimate of time remaining) and also provide a link to remove themselves from the waitlist.

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  9. Move set of Portfolios from CZ to Local collection-URL type

    When moving a set of portfolios from a CZ collection to a locally made collection, ask and allow for the portfolio URL type to be changed and accurately reflect the change. For example, if the portfolios URL structure is set at Parser parameters in the CZ, and the local collection uses static URLs, change the portfolios to static (binary checkbox) and update the free text URL field to reflect the static URL. (By moving a set of portfolios from a CZ to a local collection, the resulting URLs still using parser parameters won't work, and the export URLs job won't…

    6 votes
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  10. PO Line: <series_statement> and <series_uniform_title> - missing 490/830 subfield v in the XML

    Marc21 field 490, "series-statement", and Marc21 field 830, "series-uniform-title", are available on the Order List Letter (letter code: OrderListLetter).

    However, the content is not complete :-(
    Only 490|a goes to <series_statement>, 490|v - the Volume is missing.
    Also 830 only provides |w as <series_uniform_title>, |v is missing.

    Please see example:
    035 __ |a AC04654069
    245 00 |a Keiner wird gewinnen |b populäre Musik im Wettbewerb |c Dietrich Helms ... (Hg.)
    490 1_ |a Beiträge zur Popularmusikforschung |v 33
    830 _0 |w (AT-OBV)AC00913498 |v 33 |9 O:1

    <series_statement>Beiträge zur Popularmusikforschung</series_statement>
    <series_uniform_title>(AT-OBV)AC00913498</series_uniform_title>

    Please add 490 subfield v to the XML field <series_statement>,…

    20 votes
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  11. PO Line: missing identifiers ISBN/ISSN/ISMN etc.

    Please list all identifiers in the PO Line.

    See the following examples:
    Data in the bibliographic record --> data in the PO Line XML file

    Example 1:
    020 __ |a 9783702404727
    024 2_ |a M008027376
    --> PO Line - XML: only content of 020
    <identifier>9783702404727</identifier>
    <identifier_type>ISBN</identifier_type>

    Example 2:
    024 3_ |a 730099129329
    028 52 |a 8.551293
    --> PO Line - XML: empty identifier
    <identifier></identifier>
    <identifier_type></identifier_type>

    Example 3:
    020 __ |a 0415462444 (pbk.) |c £24.99
    020 __ |a 9780415462440 (pbk.) |c £24.99
    020 __ |a 0415462436 (hbk.) |c £70.00
    020 __ |a 9780415462433 (hbk.) |c £70.00
    --> PO Line - XML:…

    26 votes
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  12. More customization for Duplicate Title Analysis job

    Request to be able to further customize the Duplicate Title Analysis job in Alma. For example, include/exclude CZ records and specify resource type (physical/electronic, book/journal/map etc).

    Additionally, identifying the "preferred" record is extremely limited. Being able to select the preferred record by MARC/DC field and/or subfield would be helpful.

    3 votes
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  13. Add preferred pronouns field to contact people tab information in vendor

    In the 'Contact people' tab of a vendor record, there is currently no option to add the preferred pronouns of an individual. There are preferred name and gender options but no where to record the pronouns they prefer.

    vendor interface > Contact people > Add contact > Contact details.

    4 votes
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  14. Having the possibility to change the drop-down menus’ default value in Alma

    It will be great having rights to change the drop-down values in the way we want and selecting the default value. For example, changing the default value of the fulfillment menus to Any Institution instead of My institution will help our team when searching for users. It will be less confusing for them.

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  15. Allow customization of the Notify User check box in Confirm Request Cancellation box.

    Current default is that this item is checked, however with local processes, we would prefer not to automatically notify the patron in most circumstances. It would be better for us to opt-in than to opt-out.

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  16. Run the job ‘Change Physical Items information’ with user role ‘Physical Inventory Operator’ at library level

    Background
    Currently, a user with ‘Physical Inventory Operator’ role at institutional level can perform physical inventory change by a batch job ‘Change Physical Items information’ in Alma. This applies to a set of any physical items owned by all libraries in an institution. A user with this role at library level has no way to run the job ‘Change Physical Items information’ in Alma as it is not on the job list.

    Request
    In an institution of a network of libraries, a branch library staff often updates information of a batch of physical items owned by branch library. The user…

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  17. Ability to add local notes for bib record when creating POLs

    It would be nice to be able to add a local note which will become part of a bibliographic record when ordering/creating POLs-- without having to create the POL, then go into the bib record to add a note.

    Currently, when creating POLs for multiple items needing notes, this can get very "clunky" with many additional steps.

    Currently, one has to bring the record back up by deselecting Order lines and changing to All titles, find then edit, save and release the bib.

    Some examples of local notes that would "transfer" to the bibliographic record: 590__ Written by Professor Plum.…

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  18. Provide better bib relinking functions

    Provide better relinking functions. For example, when I need to move all the items (with multiple holdings) to another record, I need to transfer one holdings record at a time. It would be nice to be able to select the holdings records we want to move and relink them one time. Also when we are moving course reserve holdings from a short bib record to a full bib record the reading list does not update to the full bib record. I have to go into the reading list and remove the old bib and attach the new bib record to…

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  19. Adding the borrower code stats to the patron detailstable in the fullfiment subject area

    The fullfiment subject area contains several tables related to the readers who borrowed the document including the "patron details" and "borrower details" tables. According to the documentation the data stored in the patron detail table are the characteristics of the reader at the time of the transaction. The "borrower details" table stores the characteristics of the reader at the time of the request.
    It would be useful if the patron statistical codes were stored in the "patron details" table so that they can be historized.
    Indeed, like many other libraries, we use these statistics to identify the academic department of…

    7 votes
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  20. Select All Representations in Digital Resource Editor

    Add a master checkbox to select all representations for a title within the Digital Resources Editor. This would really help with deleting representations when they need to be replaced or purged entirely.

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