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  1. Overdue notifications

    If a user has an overdue notification fee the title of the book for which they got the fee is not mentioned in the Titles colum of the Fines tab on the user record. If it was it would help us explain the fine to a user looking for an explanation at the counter. Can this be fixed?

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  2. Allow groups of partners to be selected in rules tables by rota template or other attributes

    We are a large university, with many resource sharing partners. We would like to set up rules concerning certain groups of partners, e.g. we charge more for sending physical items internationally due to the cost of postage, and want to set up Shipping Cost rules to reflect that. Unfortunately, it seems like the only way to do so is to select "partner" as a parameter and select each partner individually.

    We would like to be able to select all partners with particular attributes, e.g. all partners in a particular rota template, or all partners using a system type. This would…

    3 votes
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  3. title and other variables in email subject field

    We would like to include variables in the email subject line for emails to make more sense to patrons. When patrons see generic email headings, they tend to see the email as 'noise' along with other institutional email clutter. However, when patrons see a title that is personally relevant to them when they scan their inbox, they are much more likely to open and read the message.

    We are asking Ex Libris to consider using the same syntax of @@variable_name@@ as a method to include variables in the subject field of the email. Please consider:

    title
    requestID
    requesttype

    9 votes
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  4. Delete bibliographic records - Limit Match of Bibliographic Records to a Specific Electronic Collection

    In scenarios where a vendor has provided ISBNs of titles they have removed from an e-book package but it is likely that the same titles are included in other e-book packages, it would be good to be able to limit the deletion to a specific electronic collection. This feature would have to recognise to only delete bibliographic records matching a specific collection where the records do not have active portfolios belonging to other electronic collections. Use case: ability to batch delete locally held e-book records from vendor A only if they are NOT also part of vendor B’s e-book package.

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  5. Abilty to edit the authorities from CZ

    In bibliographic records and in Browse Bibliographic Records you can check the information of the linked authority - also CZ authorities. The possibility to take the authority directly in edit mode, as you have the right to edit authorities of the CZ

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  6. Prevent deletion in Community Zone based on field or value in specific field.

    Blocking deletion in Community Zone based on field or value in specific field. Possibility to be definded as a parameter for each CZ vocabulary.

    4 votes
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  7. Exporting invoice lines with multiple funds

    This is a known issue. According to an article of April 2023, "When POL is paid with 2 funds, and invoice is created, the export to Excel of the invoice lines only contains the 1st fund." It would be nice to have all funds included on the Excel file for better fund analysis and reporting.

    2 votes
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  8. Notes for display logic rules

    We would like a notes tab in the Discovery Interface Display Logic rules screen. We have over thirty rules, and some are inactive. We would like a way to record some notes as a record of our decision-making for this quite complicated area.

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  9. In Search External Resources in the MDE, jump immediately to the view record screen if there is just one result

    When searching external resources in the MDE, it feels a bit redundant to click "View" when there's just one search result. I would prefer if you skipped directly to the view record screen in such cases. Additionally, could we consider presenting the metadata that was shown in the search results screen in a pop-up or a dedicated metadata section above the marc21 record?

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  10. Enable configuration options to only prevent renewal of overdue loans (while keeping non-overdue loans renewable)

    It isn't possible to prevent renewal of overdue loans without using a block, which also prevents renewal of non-overdue loans.

    We would like to be able to prevent loans that have become overdue from being renewed for the purposes of a TOU switching between term and vacation loans. During the vacation we have no maximum renewal limit and this means that previously overdue loans become renewable again.

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  11. Enhance Validation for Fixed-Length Control Fields to Control the Field Length

    Alma provides a MARC21 validation task called 'Validation Fixed Fields Positions MARC21,' but it does not include a check for the length. It would be useful to include a length check and to make it configurable whether a warning/error is generated (thus also adding a new exception to the validation exception profile). This should be available for all kinds of records that have fixed-length control fields and should take into account that e.g. in 008, the correct length differs for different types of material.

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  12. Ability to show special characters in the MDE and the record view screen

    Sometimes, odd characters slip into a bib record that are hard to detect. It would be great if there was an option in the MDE to make them visible. For example, in Notepad++, there are options to show a CR for carriage return, to make spaces and tabs visible, etc. See: https://npp-user-manual.org/docs/views/#show-symbol - it would be nice to have such a functionality in Alma as well, both in the MDE as well as in the view record screen.

    1 vote
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  13. Ability to add invoice line by scanning ISBN or Barcode

    Manually keying invoices, especially for LOTE books is difficult when you can't easily use the ISBN or shelf-ready barcode to bring up the POL to create the invoice line. The title on the invoice supplied by the vendor rarely matches how the title is imput in Alma in the POL, so that is an unreliable data point. ISBN and Barcode should also be options for searching for Order lines in a basic Order line search.

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  14. Browse Shelf Listing - straight to edit!

    If you click on a record in the list that appears when clicking Browse Shelf Listing (Alt+C) while in MDE, the record immediately opens in MDE for editing. This is not necessary and confusing because for example when you click on a record after clicking Find Matches (Ctrl+M) you get the option of View or Edit. Same should apply to Browse Shelf Listing (Alt+C)

    5 votes
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  15. Item Statistics Notes fields - choose controlled/not controlled individually

    At present it is possible to choose for all three of the Item Statistics Notes to be controlled (i.e. select field contents from a drop-down list) or for all three not to be controlled (i.e. free text).

    This is restrictive and inflexible. It would be preferable to be able to choose field by field which are controlled and which are not, i.e. have some of the Statistics Notes free text and others controlled.

    12 votes
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  16. Ability to restore deleted authority records via Manage Deleted Repository

    Currently deleted authority records cannot be recovered through Manage Deleted Repository. It would be useful if this option was available.

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  17. Work Order Types feature allows adjusting priorities OR Work Order Types can be switched according to the user's role

    Work Order Types feature allows adjusting priorities OR
    Work Order Types can be switched according to the user's role (more or less Work Order Types functions)

    Process type function options in the Items level can be remembered.
    It used to be possible to memorize frequently used function options, but now they have disappeared.😢

    6 votes
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  18. Display 'suppressed bib' icon consistently in every Alma context.

    I'm looking at a list of portfolios in Alma, many linking to suppressed bibs. None of those portfolios whose bibs are suppressed display the 'eye with a line through it'-icon (which should also maybe include alt text for screen readers?)

    How about making suppressed-ness sticky throughout the UI, with a baked-in rule to protect exceptions. (ARE there exceptions?)

    2 votes
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  19. Ability to pin and fix the facet in authorities search

    It would be great if the search facet in the authorities search could be pinned and fixed, so you don't have to click and expand the facets every time you want to filter on a specific vocabulary

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  20. Add Walhalla FullFlat on Content Select

    Please create Alma CZ collection for Walhalla FullFlat on Content Select.
    Thank you

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