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  1. Add Breadcrumbs (Collection Path) to Alma Viewer

    Like Hansel & Gretel, would be good for users to have a trail of breadcrumbs to follow home.

    That is option for Alma Viewer to display the context of the item (which collection the item belongs to if any) as defined by Alma Collections and published to Primo discovery collection lobby.

    This would enable the user, provided with a deep-link to an item in Alma Viewer, to browse related items (other items in the same collection) in Primo or return home where applicable.

    54 votes
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  2. Digital itemized sets

    Currently it is impossible to create an itemized set of digital titles/representations/files as the option of Rep ID header is not recognized by the system.

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  3. Do not publish to Primo bibliographic record if all its representations are inactive

    If a record does not include any material that the end-user can display or access, then it should not be searchable in Primo.
    For physical inventory, there is an option to enable the suppressBibWithSuppressedHol setting which means that if all physical holdings in a bib record are suppressed, then the bib record will automatically be suppressed from discovery.
    This idea asks to add similar option to digital content (Alma-D): when enabling the suppressBibWithSuppressedRep setting, any bib record that all its digital representations are inactive, will be automatically suppressed from discovery.

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  4. Rights information in MARC records to display in Alma viewer


    1. Rights information for digital objects may be recorded in MARC fields:
      a. 540 (https://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd540.html)
      b. 542 (https://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd542.html)
      c. Possibly some other places too.
      There are only limited options in Configuring Delivery Profiles Metadata for MARC profile. - https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/ProductDocumentation/010AlmaOnlineHelp(English)/030Fulfillment/080ConfiguringFulfillment/070DigitalFulfillment?uxp=true#ConfiguringDeliveryProfiles_Metadata There are no options to choose which MARC tags appear in the description area of the viewer.

    We would like to be able to configure the display of these fields in the Alma Viewer.

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