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  1. Analytics: Make Holding Suppressed from Discovery field values Yes/No instead of 0/1

    The bib "suppressed from discovery" field uses values of Yes/No. The holdings field should do the same.

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  2. Report on items that have moved from one Permanent Physical Location to another

    We would find it useful to be able to pull fulfillment usage statistics for physical items that were originally in one location, but were moved to another location.

    Use Case #1:
    A report on all items moved from reference to the general collection might tell us if those reference books have circulated at all since being made available for extended checkout or if they are perhaps outdated and should be considered for weeding.

    Use Case #2:
    A report on items that were once in our popular reading location that have since been moved to the general collection may better inform…

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  3. Add logical grouping ability to Managed Sets

    Currently, logical grouping is not supported in Managed Sets. To some degree this is supported in Analytics, although the process is cumbersome, but in Managed Sets there is no option to group logical statements, in effect within parentheses. This means that mixing AND and OR Boolean operators is not possible. The only way this can be accomplished currently is through combining sets, but this creates itemized rather than logical sets.

    We would like functionality within Managed Sets that allows us to group sets of conditional statements, for clarity and also to allow mixing Boolean operators.

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  4. Add Last Loan Date to Fulfillment subject area in Analytics

    It is great that the Last Loan Date is available in the Physical Items area in Analytics. However, to create more complex circulation reports which include aspects such as Renewals one needs to use the Fulfillment subject area. It would be useful to have the variable in both places.

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  5. loan status / item process changes in a date range

    We would like to be able to run reports detailing the dates when a loan status / item process type change was made over a certain time period e.g. loan status changed to 'lost' between 1/10/2019 and 1/11/2019. Using the item modification date is not the perfect criteria as this date will change when any modification is made to the item e.g. adding a note etc

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  6. Add item fields to the Fines and Fees subject area such as the Bibliographic Details table.

    This would allow location, title, barcode, etc. information to show in an analytics report of manual credits. For instance, we want to know what manual credits were applied to items with a reserve location, etc.

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  7. Changing Report Schedule - maintain notifications

    Analytics Configuration and Subscription - when you change the schedule of a report, it wipes out the email notifications that were set up in the original report. This should not happen - these should be maintained. We did not realize this until we did not receive a report we were expecting and we tracked it down to this issue.

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  8. Enhanced reporting on alma logins

    Provide additional reporting for alma logins.

    Required for data protection reporting,

    Events that need to be monitored (e.g. logon, failed logon, access to sensitive files, copying/modifying or deleting a senstive file, concurrent logons from different workstations using the same user id). These should include, as a minimum, user id, type of event, date and time of event, success or failure indication

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  9. Analytic report widget : remove edit link

    I have created an analytic report as a widget for Circ. people to view the changes in our newspapers retention info. At the bottom of the report, there are links such as edit, print, export, etc.

    I would like to have the functionality to remove selective links below the table, specifically the Edit link. No report creator wants to let users of the report to edit the report they created.

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  10. show POL cancellation reason in analytics

    We need to the cancellation reasons to be shown in analytics.

    We have cancelled may print book orders because we have them online in a subscription - this is listed in the cancellation note. Cancellation reason is not enough as it only has vendor cancelled or library cancelled options.
    When the subscription will end we will want to find these cancelled ordered titles and decide their fate.

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  11. Make Proxy For Tab Information Available in Analytics to Search For

    Please make the information from the "Proxy For" tab in Alma a searchable field in the Alma Analytics. We have had to come up with alternative ways to track the information, which is time consuming and not always reliable as some staff may not be reporting that they are creating a proxy user link.

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  12. Pre-caching Analytics for faster first-time loads

    The first time an institution runs reports in subject areas each day, it usually takes a long time to load. The presumption is that, behind the scenes, Oracle is doing some cache work so that reports run later in the day don't face the same sort of delay.

    For large institutions, or complex structures, this can be a significant delay.

    Is there a way that institutions or Ex Libris could perform a "pre-cache" so that users don't have to face that early morning sluggish start?

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  13. Autosave files to .txt

    File save options limited to .csv We have various local processing jobs that need .txt files for input, which means we have to rename the exports from Analytics before making use of the files. Offer other standard file extensions to Analytics

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  14. Share ALMA session variable related to the desktop and / or Library to use it as a query value in analytics

    I want to generate a single report for all libraries.

    I need to assign the value of the ALMA system variable related to the library to the variable that is related to the library in Analitics so that the data related to that library is automatically selected.

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  15. Index Statistical category fields for use in reports

    Our library uses customer Statistical Categories to track usage by external students. We need to be able to filter reports on statistical categories to certain time periods but the Creation Date field isn't currently indexed.

    The Alma User Details > Statistics tab displays the following columns, see attached statistics screenshot 1: - Statistical Category - Category Type - Note - Created By - Creation Date - External Data You can also export an individual users statistics log with these fields. However in Alma analytics not all of these fields are available for reporting, see attached statistics screenshot 2. The missing…

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  16. Have a Year, Month, Fiscal Year Usage Limiter for E-inventory Subject Area

    Hello,
    Currently the only way that we can sort Usage data by date is by using a Usage Data subject area report. It would be very helpful to add a limiter to the the E-inventory Subject Area to allow for the same functionality.

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  17. Subject: when exporting Analytics reports into csv file, please enclose each item with quotation marks. Contents: Our labeling program does

    Subject: when exporting Analytics reports into csv file, please enclose each item with quotation marks.
    Contents: Our labeling program doesn't identify items without quotation marks.

    For example,
    Item1 (X)
    "Item1" (O)

    Please consider adding the option of putting each item in quotation mark when exporting Analytics report in format of csv.

    Thanks

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  18. Add License Terms and Term Values to the Electronic Collection License folder in the E-Inventory Subject Area.

    A license may be assigned to multiple Electronic Collections. I would like to be able to pull a report that lists the license terms for ILL/Course Packs/etc. for each database with an assigned license. This would make it much easier for our fulfillment staff to determine whether there are any rights issues involved with fulfilling requests.

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  19. Index authorities used in bibs in Analytics

    Index authorities in a given bib, or better yet, unauthorized headings in bibs in Analytics so I can obtain a list of unauthorized headings and partially authorized headings for correction in Alma.

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  20. Add DB2 to Alma analytics > Usage Data> Usage Data Details

    Strange that you can have SUSHI harvest the report, but can't run a report against the data.

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