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  1. Populate library hours from other sources

    Currently Alma does not accept a feed of library opening hours from other sources, we would like ExLibris to add this feature for better integration with other calendars. Currently Alma API can retrieve and output library open hours, it would be nice to have an API that can read and update library open hours.

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  2. Provide sort order information for AVE (portfolio) fields in BIBs API

    When there are multiple portfolios from the same e-collection associated with the same bib record, the Alma Link Resolver (and Primo) displays them in the same order that they appear in Alma. When AVE (portfolio) information is retrieved using "expand=e_avail" in the BIBs API’s Retrieve Bib or Retrieve Bibs service, the AVE fields are returned in no particular order. AVE fields returned for a particular bib record should include an element giving the sort order of the portfolio within that e-collection, as it appears in Alma. This would allow custom discovery interfaces to display Online Access links in the order…

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  3. Allow API update action of License in POLine record

    Currently, License field in POLine record cannot be updated via Acquisition API. There are no effective way to link up POLine record and License record without manual update one by one. The field were mentioned in the restpoline.xsd as

    "The license code. Relevant for electronic orders only, and is not supported for PUT. "

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  4. Integration through AWS Simple Storage

    Our consortium currently maintains an SFTP server exclusively for transfering files from our student information system to Alma. The server must be maintained and monitored at a cost to us.

    I would like to be able to configure Alma to retrieve the files from Amazon Simple Storage Service (AWS S3). File transfer would be over secure HTTPS and would cost us only a few pennies annually. Implementing this would allow us to retire the dedicated server and simplify our internal IT dependencies.

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  5. Add more scheduling options for Integration Profile

    In Alma Configuration > General > External Systems > Integration Profiles > Actions Tab > Synchronize > Schedule,
    is it possible to add an additional schedule time, such as "Every day at 08:00" ?

    In order to meet our daily operations, many of our colleagues request integration profile job runs between 7:30 to 9am. The options right now doesn't work for us. I am wondering if we can add a schedule option at 8am or offer a drop-down list where users can choose a certain day/hour for integration profile job?

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  6. Allow API to set PO Line's Associated PO line

    POST&PUT /almaws/v1/acq/po-lines/{polineid}

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  7. Webhook events for withdrawn items should include MMS-ID

    I would like to suggest that webhook events for withdrawn items should include the MMS-ID the item was associated with. Why does this matter? We've created a custom solution for locations in Primo VE, and to save on the number of API requests to Alma and speed up the loading, we're caching the results. We're using webhooks to update the cache as needed, based on MMS-ID. However, as withdrawn items does not include information on MMS-ID, we cannot automatically update the cache when items are withdrawn.

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  8. Add Signature Verification to Online Import

    Currently when configuring a Student Information System (SIS) for Online Import, you are only able to use basic authentication with an API. It would be nice to also send a signature to ensure that Alma is actually sending the message.

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  9. Add API for returning on-the-fly calculated blocks

    Currently the API returns only blocks which are written to the database (shown under each user's block tab). However, this does not show a full picture of those who are blocked on-the-fly such as those who have reached max cash before being automatically blocked. So the suggestion is to make sure whatever is pulled from API is the full list of all users who are blocked.

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  10. Rapid ILL

    Add License option for "Authorized Users" for Electronic Title sets. Currently, there is no way to completely automate the Rapid ILL integration because you cannot exclude collections that we are not able to lend out.

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  11. Payment integration - Supporting the import of detailed line payment information to a finance system

    Currently only the total amount paid for fines etc. can be imported to our Finance System. Can the ability to identify and import various payment types & amounts be developed. This would allow us to match payments to differing fundcodes on our finance system. Further supporting the idea of moving to cashless

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  12. FTPS box

    Currently ALMA merely supported SFTP (SSH ftp), not FTPS(FTP over SSL). Please add the function to support FTPS(FTP over SSL) provided by BOX.com so that our ALMA integration profile could use it.

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  13. Enable institutions to set a maximum daily API call limit per application

    As customers to the Alma and Primo APIs we are bound by the limits of our maximum number of calls per day. Some of our applications make up the majority of our API calls, for example, those from our student portal which call on Alma every time a student logs in.

    To help us avoid hitting our daily API limit it would be useful for us to be able to set our own maximum call limit per application. So for example, we could set the limit for calls from the staff portal to a lower figure than of the student…

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  14. Webhook for holdings

    We have webhooks from Alma that can notify an external system when changes to items or bibs happen. We would like to have a webhook for changes to holdings. This would be helpful as we have an offsite storage system and we would like to update it as soon as items are switched to that location in Alma, so that when the items arrive there the external system has that update.

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