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  1. Default options for tasks should be configurable by the library

    I have a support case open (Case 06893601) that requests the ability to change the default option for “In-House Use”. This support case and others like it could be addressed by allowing the library to configure whether an action is the default.
    A search of the Idea Exchange for "change default" results in a lengthy list from all areas, the cumulative effect of which clearly illustrates the need for this change.

    A few examples:
    Reading Room Final Check-in
    Warning message to confirm Check-In for Shipped Items
    Release remaining encumbrance
    Metadata Editor Templates to suppress from discovery and Don't publish to…

    29 votes
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  2. Add Job Category to Staff Login Report

    Add the Job category column to the Staff Login Report to facilitate the management of professional accounts

    29 votes
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  3. Include submitter name with Report to Ex Libris form

    Any Alma user who can access the action menu of a portfolio or electronic collection can submit the Report to Ex Libris form, but the Salesforce case is opened with the CRM contact chosen on the form. Unless the submitter includes their own name in the form's description field, it becomes impossible for the CRM contact to determine who opened the Salesforce ticket.

    Please include the name or primary ID of the logged-in Alma user in the Salesforce ticket. This will facilitate follow-up with the staff member who reported the issue.

    4 votes
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  4. Portfolio fields for streaming video to indicate season or episode/ or public note visible in portfolio list in Alma

    When creating a new portfolio for a streaming video, there is no field where we can enter the information concerning the season and the episodes. We enter this information in the Public notes zone, so it is visible in Primo VE but it is difficult to see it in Alma. Is there a posibility to add a field for this information, r to make the notes field visible in alma? We would like to see this information in the portfolio list See images
    Thanks!
    Iulia

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  5. Make it possible see in invoices both total price and other currency(SEK, USD, DKK)

    Make it possible to ses total amout and the currency for a specific countrys amount.

    3 votes
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  6. Add Associated PO Line field to New Order Import Profile & Update PO Lines job

    Alma lacks the functionality for batch adding an Additional PO Line to a group of PO Lines. Because Alma lacks this functionality, a great deal of manual work is required.

    Here is the use case: we made a large prepayment (the parent POL), and now we are creating technical orders (the child POLs) for all the items we chose to purchase with that pre-payment. We need each of the child POLs to have the parent POL as its Associated PO Line. We can create the child POLs in a batch using a New Order Import Profile. However, we have no…

    3 votes
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  7. RS - show more fields (such as Note) for Partner when using Add partner

    When selecting a Partner in Resource Sharing Borrowing Request , one can only see 4 fields (see attachment) for the Partner. It would be useful if other fields, such as Note , might be enabled. There are many criteria and information helpful when slecting a partner, and in the real world they are often saved in the Note field, and this field should be visible at the step of selecting the partner.

    15 votes
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  8. Add Fine/Fee ID and Transaction ID columns to User Details Fines/Fees tab

    In the Fines/Fees tab of the User Details screen add Fine/Fee ID and Transaction ID to the list of columns that staff can choose to display. Currently the Fine/Fee ID and Transaction ID is only accessible via an Analytics report and thus aren’t available until the next day after any updates to the user’s fine/fees occur. Our staff need these IDs when troubleshooting fine/fee problems which means that users are negatively impacted by the Analytics lag time.

    15 votes
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  9. Add ability to customize the data exported by Bursar integration profile using System = Other

    When creating an integration profile of type Bursar which uses a ‘System’ setting of ‘Other’ there should be more granular control over what data is included in the export.

    If a ‘System’ setting of ‘Other’ is selected, then a 'Data' tab should be made available which will allow you to select via checkbox what fines/fees and user data is included in the exported file. The data available should at minimum include, but not necessarily be limited to, what is accessible via API.

    15 votes
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  10. Add export start/effective date to Bursar integration profile configuration settings

    When creating a new Bursar integration profile, we want to be able to limit the transactions being exported to only those generated after a specific date. This is in addition to ‘Time before export (days)’ setting. We've never used an integration profile to export fines/fees to be transferred to our bursar office and have instead used the API. We're now stuck in a situation where we can't switch to using an integration profile because without a start/effective date there's no way to prevent the exported files from creating double billing of transactions that have already been transferred to our bursar…

    15 votes
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  11. Addition of the invoice fields 'Invoice-number' e 'Invoice-date' to the Physical Items subject area

    It would be useful if Alma Analytics could allow the creation of a report of newly purchased physical items including not only bibliographic data but also administrative and invoice data, such as for example the number and date of the invoice. Currently, the 'Physical Items' subject area only contains the 'Invoice Status' field and it is not possible to integrate it with the 'Invoice-number' and 'Invoice-date' fields present in the 'Funds and Expenditure' subject area.

    15 votes
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  12. Do not allow invoices with a mismatch in payment method between vendor account and invoice from going into Approval status

    It should not be possible to submit an invoice with a payment method that differs from those listed on the vendor account.
    We have vendors who only accept certain types of payment, such as wire transfers. This can be documented at the account level of vendor records. However, an invoice can still be manually created that uses a payment method not used by that vendor, and it can go all the way through to issue a payment the vendor cannot accept, such as a check. There is a blue alert, but it does not block submission of the invoice. Testing…

    34 votes
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  13. Bulk receiving via CSV/Excel

    Receiving a list of items via a bulk excel spreadsheet or CSV file. This would allow users to avoid mistakes when receiving a large inventory one at a time. For example, when adding an item to a holding record, if all items are issues but the default option is book, there may be human error and they forget to change it to issue. if it was an excel spreadsheet, they could simply fill the cells and copy them for the entire column to insure it would all be issues. Needed columns for magazine receiving at minimum should be month, year,…

    1 vote
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  14. Commitment to retain blocked by location

    The commitment to retain functionality is really great for managing shared print collections, but not all physical locations should be eligible for retention commitments. For example, there are certain locations that might hold rented/leased material or material that the library cannot commit to retaining long term. Items in those locations should not present those fields. Can that be added to physical item configuration?

    7 votes
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  15. Addition of the Accrued fines field in the Fines and Fees subject area in Alma Analytics

    It would be great if there was an option in Alma Analytics to create a report with a list of people with a specific amount of accured fines if they had returned overdue documents on a given day (the day before actually).

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  16. Address issue with incorrect fiscal period in Update PO Line API when accrual mode configured

    When activating ledgers for the current and upcoming fiscal years in Alma during API creation, there is an issue where the selected ledger (FY cycle) consistently defaults to the future financial year instead of the current one. As a consequence, the team is compelled to manually adjust the funds to ensure accurate registration against the correct fiscal year. This manual intervention hinders the full automation of the API for DDA activation, and continuous orders renewals via API, thus requiring reliance on manual checks and interventions.
    We experience this with Rialto/Alma API integration and EBSCOnet/Alma API integration.

    For Rialto we utilize…

    3 votes
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  17. Add the ability for users to view current AFN checkout information via the My Account feature on self-check machines.

    Currently, when a user accesses My Account via a self-check machine, they are unable to view any information pertaining to their active AFN checkouts. We opened a support case with Ex Libris, reporting these findings and providing details provided by our self-check vendor (mkSolutions), and their final decision was that this functionality is not currently supported, requiring an enhancement request.

    Enhancement Request: Add the ability for users to view current AFN checkout information via the My Account feature on self-check machines.

    3 votes
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  18. Add Fulfillment Jobs Configuration : a daily aggregation letter of returned items

    The existing "Return Receipt Letter" is sent in two situation:
    1. when librarian clicked the done button at 'Manage Patron Services' screen,
    2. After scan each item at "retrun item"
    this letter is set in Circulation Desk configuration, user recieve letters after return items each time.

    we suggest Alma create a new Fulfillment Jobs Configuration* to sent "return receipts", like the existing configuration "Loans - Overdue and Lost Loan Job".

    The new configuration could reflect all of the items the patron returned at the same day, and list all items for the patron on one "returned receipt". Configured as such,…

    3 votes
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  19. Add "Copy ID" to loan information in Manage Patron Services

    When viewing a patron's current loans in "Manage Patron Services", Alma will display information like the loaned item's barcode, but it doesn't display its "Copy ID". When libraries have multiple copies of one item, it can be difficult to tell which item is out on loan to a specific patron without leaving the Patron Services page and going to view the item itself. "Copy ID", like "Barcode", is a unique identifier for an item and should be visible in the same way.

    5 votes
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  20. Self checkout app

    Is there a mobile app for patrons to self checkout material? It would improve our patrons' experience and would be a big space saver

    1 vote
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