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  1. interface

    When I split the screen, it would be nice if the background color of the record I'm working on was brighter than the opposite one.
    What do you think?

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  2. Column size

    Make it so that column width is dictated by content in the columns, with text wrapping where needed. though maybe with a character restriction on the title field.

    I'm consistently losing columns i need because they shrink in size when i try to expand nearby columns.

    *since i can tell alma which columns are helpful, it would make sense that all the columns that are helpful will be visible.

    **noted as other, as its applicable everywhere.

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  3. Enable Alma to communicate IP changes to vendors

    When the university adds or removes an IP range, the library has to contact many e-resource vendors, often one by on,e to ensure that access via IP remains accurate. Add a functionality in Alma to allow libraries to contact all vendors at once with updated IP information, so we don't have to use a separate service like RedLink or IP Registry.

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  4. Allow customisation of locations assigning different colours

    As working across different teams it is necessary to switch constantly from one location to another with the possibility to forget to select the appropriate one. Allowing the customisation of the locations assigning a different colour to the layout of each would help avoid this oversight. Moreover it would make feel users in control of locations with no need to constantly check if they are working in the correct environment.

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  5. Migration Configuration Menus

    During the migration process, it is sometimes difficult to know what to ask about when looking for help from our migration specialists. Furthermore, following documentation can sometimes be confusing when it leads you to a menu that is not only unavailable, but also invisible. If these menus can be made either "read-only" until an institution receives their Alma Certification, or if the link to the menu can be visible (but not clickable), that will assist in future migrations.

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  6. roles

    It would be helpful if there were a tool that lets you enter/select every task across all modules that you want the user to have access to, and then it will give you a suggestion of which permissions/roles would be most appropriate to assign them.

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  7. Allow options for how items act when checked out during an "exception-closed" in the Alma Calendar

    Allow option for how items act when check out occurs during closed hours (not focusing on due back time). During weeks like spring break, we set an exception that we are closed so our week long/3 week long book check outs will not come due that week to account for students possibly leaving campus. This means when we try to check out hourly items during spring break, they are due back immediately since they were checked out during a closed period. We cannot adjust the due time for hourly items checking out during that week properly without deleting the exceptions…

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  8. keyboard shortcuts for "done" and "exit" especially

    Alma is extremely rough on the carpal tunnel because of having to make so many clicks. There should be keyboard shortcuts for everything possible, but especially for "Done" and "Exit," and for all the routine tasks of Fulfillment.

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  9. 1 vote
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Persistent search box to display recent searches for all search types eg. PO line

    Currently the persistent search box only allows re-running a recent repository search in the recent history drop down. It doesn't remember recent searches for other types eg. Order line, Users, Vendors etc. It would be very useful to remember these searches as many people work in different areas that don't use repository searches that often, but perform other searches.

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  12. Alama Viewer Caption Support

    Please add caption support to the Alma Viewer.

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  13. Sandbox Widget on Dashboard

    At one point we had an option to access the Alma Sandbox from the dashboard in our production environment. However, this Sandbox widget was removed when the "New Premium Sandbox Policy" was introduced.

    Any possibility of reintroducing an updated form of this widget for non-premium Sandbox users?

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  14. Physical item count on home page

    Please add a widget option to the home page that displays a simple current count of physical items. I should not have to create an analysis to get this basic information.

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  15. 7 votes
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  17. Alma Studio

    Having an Alma Studio (like the Primo Studio) would be great for customizing the Alma interface.

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  18. Local work order types

    Our workflows are organized with local work order types. Now we need the full functionality: searching, updating, control the publishing process and statistical analysis via Analytics analogous Alma process types.

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  19. Strip incompatible characters from patron feed before processing

    Our IT department occasionally produces a patron load XML that contains small amounts of non-ascii characters. Currently a single character in a Brazilian mailing address, for example, stops the entire load. I think the behavior should be that any unrecognized character needs to be stripped out by Exlibris so the rest of the SYNCHRONIZE job can proceed, and the locations of the stripped out characters should end up in a warning.

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  20. Add First Name/Last Name fields to Staff Login Report

    Please add more fields to the Staff Login Report to help identify the staff in the list. At the moment it only reports out Primary ID which is just a staff number at my institution.

    To be able to use the report more easily and effectively we need First Name and Last Name fields in the report.

    Other fields could potentially be useful to some institutions such as User Group and Job Description.

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