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  1. Analytics - make History tab in User Records indexed & searchable

    We have been informed by Ex Libris that when a User Record is updated, either with an API or via the Alma interface, then those fields updated will not be updated with the daily SIS feed. They are considered "manual" changes and are therefore, locked. Now, in the history tab of User Records, you can see the changes made and by whom, but we have been told this information is not available in Analytics and the only way to know who has these locked fields is as we come across them. There is no way currently to systematically pull these…

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  2. Enhance the comprehensiveness of Analytics of usage analysis

    For some vendors, it may have sub-databases in the subscriptions and collect usage for a particular database and the titles within seems not possible currently by Analytics. Though there’s a “Platform” field in Analytics, it did not separate the figures between different databases for a single vendor. It's strongly recommended to enhance the comprehensiveness of Analytics and enhance the functionality of usage analysis.

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  3. Fix Analytics request creator field to stop it changing to Alma staff primary ID when request cancelled on Alma

    When a user places a request on Primo, the ‘creator’ field in the Analytics requests table shows as ‘System’. When a request is placed by a staff member on Alma, the staff member’s primary ID shows in the creator field.

    If a request placed by a user on Primo is subsequently cancelled by a staff member on Alma, the creator field changes from System to the staff member’s primary ID. This means reporting on requests placed on Primo vs. requests placed by staff members on Alma is not accurate and the field is misleading (creator should refer only to creator).

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  4. export sets into Analytics

    I appreciate the ability to export Analytics results directly into an Alma set, but I would like to be able to export a set of records directly into Analytics without having to recreate my Alma search (if I can) in Analytics. This would also be very helpful for working on sets of records that other people at my institution have created!

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  5. 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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  6. Subject Area "Alma Jobs" for Analytics

    At the moment it is not possible to (easily) get data from the jobs running in Alma. The exports that can be pulled from "Monitor Jobs" are rather useless as they hardly contain data.
    If I want numbers of processed records, runtimes etc. I have to use the API and still need to do a lot of manual work on that results.
    It would be great to have a subject area in Analytics that cointains all the information from the "Job Report".

    Veronika, WU Vienna

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  7. Alma Analytics> Fulfillment> notification sent indicators

    In the Alma Analytics Fulfillment subject area, there is a "Courtesy Notification Sent" indicator field.

    I would appreciate similar indicator fields for the other types of notifications sent to the user for the transaction, such as the "Ful Overdue and Lost Loan Letter", the "Ful Overdue Lost Loan Notification Letter," and the "Return Receipt" letter.

    It would be helpful to confirm that Alma generated each letter for the user, for the transaction.

    Since we have a retention period set on how long each letter copy will stay on the patron's attachments tab, it is possible that the patron may still…

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  8. Renewal Operator in Analytics

    It would be useful to include Renewal Operator details in the Fulfillment Analysis area on Alma Analytics. This would allow us to identify and report on the number of renewals that took place at the circulation desk, via self service or via Primo.

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  9. Add HTML to Analytics dashboards

    It would be cool if we could include active HTML in our dashboards.

    For example, ibrarians who are reviewing new electronic acquistions could pull up a list of new acquisition and, in a one click, link directly through to the resources. (Currently, they would need to pull down the report, find the URL in the data, then copy and paste that back into the browser)

    Additionally, outside images (via <img> tag) could be incorporated into reports for branded presentations.

    By default in OBIEE, only Administrators have the right to use HTML in the data format of any column.

    This can…

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  10. Subject headings's in Analytics

    Analytics combines all the subject heading into one result for an individual bib record. This can be hard to read if a bib record has more them 4 subject headings. It would be more useful if each individual subject heading had its own result for an individual bib record.

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  11. Add Bursar Transaction ID dimension to Fines and Fees Subject Area in Analytics

    Bursar Transaction ID is a critical data element when an institution uses a Bursar integration profile to export fines/fees and import payments. We recently implemented this integration and are looking at ways to reconcile Alma transactions with data extracted from our bursar. If Bursar Transaction ID were present as a dimension in Analytics, this would be much easier. It should be added.

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  12. Alma Analytics: add area for links to CZ authorities within Alma Analytics Subject Areas

    Add area for links to CZ authorities within Alma Analytics Subject Areas. In Alma author headings are linked to authorities (GND) via the authority ID (035$a) stored in the $0 subfield of fields 1xx and 7xx. In this case binocular appear next to fields 1xx and 7xx in the MDE. We have noticed that in some cases the number in subfield $0 is false and the binoculars do not display. We would like to report on author headings that have a $0 subfield in the 1xx/7xx but are not linked to an authority.

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  13. Enable Data Flows in Oracle Data Visualization

    As someone who creates data sets and data visualizations from Analytics for other library staff, it would be useful to have Data Flow enabled in Oracle's Data Analytics. This would save me time by creating a pre-determined set of steps to create and edit data sets, and to create joins between subject areas within the Data Visualization tool.

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  14. Analytics: Add the country to subject Area digital usage details

    The country of download and the organization are key information about the digital usage details as they add value and context to the statistics. This information is very important to our institution. Would it be possible to add the country, country code and organization to the digital usage details the same way as in Esploro subject area Asset usage details

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  15. Flag for course reserve loan transactions

    As a possible improvement for the Fulfillment subject area, please consider adding an indicator, much like the In House Loan indicator, to loans made while an item is on course reserve. This would allow us to easily include or exclude loans made for items on reserve in our circulation reports. Currently we exclude by location, but we suspect that this is not a reliable method, in part because the inactive temporary location is still attached to many items.

    A course reserve flag on a loan would also allow us to easily pull circulation counts when reporting on course reserve.

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  16. Add a date measure to Digital Inventory/Usage Analytics

    For Digital Inventory/Usage, we can only see total (cumulative) downloads and views. It would be helpful to have a date measure to see usage over time for digital files.

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  17. Add general note(s) field from the Electronic Collection Editor to Analytics

    Currently, only the public and authentication notes seem to be available. It would be useful to have a way to find and report on those collections that have general notes added.

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  18. 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.

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  19. Enable a "Reprompt" option in Analytics

    Currently, when running a prompted report, if you want to change your selections after running it, you must go back to the catalog and start over from "Run". It would be a great time savings if there were a "REPROMPT" option, which took you directly back to the prompt screen. Inclusion of a "retain choices this session" toggle and a "clear all choices" button on the prompt screen would be useful as well.

    A use case would be when I am trying to determine why a particular item is hanging up on a task list or is being prevented from…

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  20. Analytics Report for Staff Activity

    I would like the ability to analyze staff activity in Alma Analytics (how many times a staff member checks something out or in, marks something missing, scans in an item for fulfillment, etc.)

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