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  1. Pick up Requested Resources "Note"

    When Patrons make comments on Primo, we are unable to see them even when we have "Note" checked and marked out on custom view of "Pick up Requested Resources". If one clicks on more actions on the request...and click edit then see the comment the patron made. However, it would be good to have this show on directly "Pick up Requested Resources view"?

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  2. Renew at bottom of screen as well so scrolling up isn't necessary when patron has a lot of books checked out

    Renew Renew Selected Renew

    all at bottom of screen as well so scrolling up isn't necessary when patron has a lot of books checked out

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  3. Time Limit on Waive for Replacement Fees/Fines

    Feature Requested:
    The auto-waive functionality upon item return and ability to set the % to be refunded are wonderful features. To fully meet our needs though we need the % refunded to change after x period of time to a different % to be refunded.

    One possible solution could be to add a parameter that could be set to specify a time limit threshold for auto-waiving of replacement fees of a lost item upon return.

    Use Case:
    After a physical item has been lost for a year we have already bought a replacement and do not want to refund the…

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  4. Configuration option to default brief citation placement to either Network or Institution

    Currently when creating a brief citation for course reserves, the default option is to place the citation in the network zone. It would be better if the default placement was configurable. It's easy to overlook this option and we never want to put our brief citations in the network zone, but end up doing so inadvertently many times.

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  5. Request option via List of Items screen

    It is possible to place a Work Order on an item from the List of Items screen, but not a Request. Could this function be added?

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  6. Placing requests through ALMA for items in stock

    When a borrower has forgotten their ID card and asks us to keep books for them, in the past we have issued these to the Holds Trolley, so that we know where they are, until such time as the borrower returns. However, we want to convert these into official requests, so that they are time limited; cannot be requested by anyone else in the meantime; and no student can request more items than their limit, thus denying other people the use of those books. To make this an easy process, is it possible to enable the ‘Scan in items’ function…

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  7. Ability to hide missing toggle for Alma staff users

    We would like the ability to hide the missing toggle for staff users in Alma.

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  8. Customize display of fields in Resource Request Monitoring form

    If the fields can be selected in Resource Request Monitoring form,we would like the excel to display the information we needed.And when we download it,the form is also expected to be selected in .txt format or .excel format .

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  9. Ability to Block Loan Status Notice based on Loan Status

    Ability to Block Loan Status Notice based on TOU
    The process for blocking the loan status notice (FullItemChangeDueDateLetter) should be more flexible. Currently, it's sent whenever a request is submitted for any item checked out by a particular user group, whether that item is recallable or not. It's unnecessary and confusing to receive a recall notice when the due date isn't being changed.

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  10. hold shelf processing and active hold shelf

    It would be very useful at my Library if there was a way to see all items that are currently in 'hold shelf processing'. This could be a list similar to that of 'active hold shelf' or a report every evening of books that have been returned, are requested by another user but have not been trapped. Many of our users return books using the self service machines. Although users are directed to return reserved books to a seperate bin for processing many do not.

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  11. change run time of "Notifications - Send Due Date Reminders" job to 8am instead of 10am

    The job "Notification – Send Due Date Reminders" seems to be sending a notice on the day that the item is due. It’s scheduled to run at 10:00am every day so picks up short term loans made that day. We would like the ability to change it to run at 8am or earlier before the Library opens as we do not want people with short hourly type loans getting a reminder

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  12. The "Fines and Fees Report" under Fulfillment

    Put in a date range too far back and "Fines and Fees" informs you that "From date is limited to 7 days before the current date."

    Except...

    Say it's January 13th. Well, Last time I checked, January 6th is seven days before January 13th...

    But in reality, "Fines and Fees" will only let you go back to January 7th, because for some reason it assumes the day you're running it on is also part of that seven days.

    That's just dumb.

    Either the warning message needs to be more accurate...or it needs to actually go back seven days. I'd prefer…

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  13. List of items- add column for item policy

    This idea has already been submitted. It received 201 votes and is listed as completed back in Feb 2019. However, the item policy column still doesn't seem to be visible in the 'List of items'.
    It would save a lot of time to have an instant overview of the ratio of item policies for a title, without having to go into every record individually and write them down.

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  14. queue digitization

    Patron Digitisation Request and Queue.
    Could it be possible to provide a mechanism whereby you can supply a patron digitisation request where that request may be not the next request in the queue so as to expedite the fulfillment of those requests. As the queue contains both physical holds and patron digitisation, there is often a window of opportunity in which to scan from the print and supply whilst the item is on the hold shelf for user who is 0 in the queue or prior to the item arriving on the holdshelf if there is a lag set

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  15. Customisable expiry dates in Alma Calendar Management entries

    Currently, if you add an entry in Alma Calendar Management (Config & choose relevant library > Fulfillment > Opening Hours > Calendar Management), it lasts for 3 years before expiring. Entries can expire unnoticed and cause fulfillment-related problems, such as due dates being calculated incorrectly. It would be much better if these calendar entries could be set to expire on a particular date or never, depending on what the person creating the entry decides is preferable.

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  16. bulk return option

    Fulfillment -- Manage Patron Services -- Loans (loan display: all loans)

    Could we get a "return selected" option to return multiple items at once after we've selected them?

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  17. Enable drag and drop of recent pages so we can use that as virtual bookmarks

    If you can allow drag and drop of recent pages so we can use that as virtual bookmarks and not have to see rarely used pages that happen to be recently used.

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  18. Historical Requests in the Resource Request Monitor : search by call number

    In the Resource Request Monitor, we cannot search by item barcode.

    It's easier for us to search an item by its call number as by barcode.

    Is it possible to add this option in the drop down menu?

    Thanks,
    Charlotte.

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  19. Allow reserves citations from Network Zone electronic portfolios

    When adding a citation to a course reading list through a repository search, that search is currently limited to the IZ. However, for consortial Alma implementations, there may be significant electronic inventory managed in the NZ, and that becomes unavailable to reserves. When doing a repository search to add a citation, NZ electronic inventory should be available.

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  20. Support filtering in a task list to identify items with an empty status value

    We have set up a work order department within the location 'Library Fulfilment', and within the tasks list there are 'items - in department', within this there are various items which do not have a process status applied yet and we note we are unable to filter this list to show those items which do not yet have a status.
    We would like it to be possible to filter the task list so that only items with and empty process status would be displayed.

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