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  1. PO Line import report: create itemized set

    After loading bibs and orders, the report allow me to create an Itemized set of what I just loaded. I would like to use this to review POL, but under Report-PO Lines, it only creates an itemized set of Titles.

    In other words: Import profiles--[...on a profile]--History--[...on a job]--Report. Scroll down to PO Lines--[...on total PO Lines Imported. *needs an option to create an Itemized POL set.

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  2. Add the "Public note" of the item to the PNX record

    The content of the item field "Public note" will not be published to Primo. We want to index the public note in Primo but the field is not transferred to the PNX record.

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  3. display logic location ip

    Currently, we cannot configure the order of locations in Primo Search Results, because the only option is to order locations by IP. Our three libraries share an IP range so this doesn't work for us. Please provide a way to order location in Primo search results beyond the IP ranges.

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  4. Description Templates -- Create reference table for months and seasons

    Hi,

    I'm wondering if it would be possible to create some sort of reference table for the months and seasons. This would be for use in the description templates. Then we could use MM, MON, and MONTH (for example), to indicate whether the two digit code in the particular Chron field should be displayed numerically, as the standard abbreviation, or spelled out.

    Having such a table would mean that for each type of pattern a single template could take the place of the 12 or 16 we have to create now.

    This would be much more efficient right off the…

    48 votes
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  5. Export slips to PDF

    Currently, Alma only allows exporting slips to Excel or "printing" to an email address. Please *please* add an option to export to PDF, using similar output that gets sent to a printer. Seems like it would be easy to add, and would be immensely useful.

    Jeremy Kurtz
    Arizona State University

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  6. Automatically add text (course codes) to notes field in Alma as part of rollover

    It would be good to have the option to automatically add text - specifically course codes - to the notes field (Fulfilment -> Courses ->[SELECT COURSE] -> Manage Course Information) in Alma as part of the rollover process. By having the option to automatically add the course code to the notes field as part of the rollover, it would provide the institution with the ability to track back any useful history.

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  7. Allow tooltips when hovering over facets in searches

    After one has done a search in Alma, the facets along the left side of the window that appear as options for further filtering sometimes have names that are too long to fit into the width of the facet section. This results in an ellipse indicating there is more to the title of the facet, but there is no way to see what the rest of the facet title is. This is a bit cumbersome if the beginning of multiple facet titles are the same. If you hover over the ellipse, it does nothing. If you click on the ellipse,…

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  8. Add a print server or other local print option so that slip letters can be printed locally

    As it is all Resource Request Slip Letters, Transit Letters, etc., are sent to network printers through a more convoluted process than is necessary, and has caused more pain than it is worth in some departments. This could all be solved by introducing a print server or something similar so that these slips may be printed on locally connected printers as opposed to network-only printers. Instead of having emails sent to accounts that route these print jobs to appropriate printers "in theory", the option could exist to instead print to a hard-wired printer. As it stands, print jobs are hectic…

    8 votes
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  9. Alma emails: provide matching plain-text alternative to reduce spamminess

    Currently Alma emails only include an HTML-formatted variant. Anti-spam software will typically penalise messages that do not contain a plain-text variant, increasing the odds that the message will be marked as spam. Providing a plain-text variant would also benefit users of plain-text only email readers. The plain-text variant should resemble the unformatted content of the HTML-formatted variant. If they differ this might suggest that the sender is perhaps sending an innocuous text in the plain text part just to get through spam filters, and again, would be penalised for this.

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  10. Bulk adding of instructors to Leganto Reading Lists via Alma back-office

    Library staff currently have to input Reading List owners on a one-by-one basis.

    It would be good if Library staff could add Reading List owners to Leganto reading lists in bulk.

    2 votes
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  11. Mantener sesión abierta

    Buenos días,

    ¿Existe alguna de configurar Alma par que mantenga la sesión abierta y que no tengas que loguear de nuevo?

    Si no existe esa posibilidad ¿la pueden implementar o se encuentra en proceso?

    Gacias

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  12. Configuring Popups

    We would like be able to control which Alert popups we want enabled and which one's we would like to disable. A mapping table for each functional area like the one attached maybe.

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  13. Highlight text in persistent search box when pressing "/"

    After completing a search in the persistent search box, the inputted text remains in that field. When pressing "/" to select the persistent search box, the cursor jumps to the beginning of the previously inputted text without highlighting it. Automatically highlighting the text would allow one to overwrite the previous text (e.g., scanning a barcode) without selecting and deleting it.

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  14. Alma should work on Mac Safari

    Currently, the Mac OS Safari browser is not supported for Alma (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Product_Documentation/010Alma_Online_Help_(English)/010Getting_Started/050Alma_User_Interface_–_General_Information/010Browser_Requirements)

    Furthermore, until the February 2018 release, Safari has successfully worked in Alma without problem, going back at least until late 2014. However, with the February 2018 release, you now get the endless spinning blue line when loading several pages, such as the User search results screen.

    Safari is supported by Primo: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/New_Primo_User_Interface/010Frequently_Asked_Questions#Browser_and_Device_Support

    Safari is supported in SalesForce: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=getstart_browser_aloha.htm&type=5

    While Safari has a small market share, it is the default web browser for Macintosh computers, which are heavily used in education. To be unable to use Safari…

    11 votes
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  15. Allow keyboard shortcuts/hot keys to be configurable

    Allow for the creation of keyboard shortcut/hot key profiles that will support re-mapping of shortcuts. Some of the preset shortcut are not currently available due to the removal of function keys by manufacturers.

    *stares at Apple*

    It would be a nice touch to let customers share the shortcut profiles among each other as well.

    7 votes
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  16. Ability to customize Discovery display labels for work orders down to the status level

    For Discovery display labels (labels in Primo), all work order types (fulfillment, bindery, and acquisitions) are controlled through the following two customizations:

    1) c.uresolver.getit2.item_list.status.WORK_ORDER_DEPARTMENT.
    with_expected_date In process of {0} until {1} (where 0=Work Order Type, and 1=Work Order Days to Process)

    2) c.uresolver.getit2.item_list.status.WORK_ORDER_DEPARTMENT.
    with_no_expected_date In process of {0} (where 0=Work Order Type)

    So, currently, we cannot customize down the the statuses setup (local to us) under the work order departments, but this would be helpful to do. For instance, we have fulfillment work orders with a status of Trace Requested, for items that are lost and being searched for, but…

    52 votes
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  17. Add the number of loans shown in All title search in ALMa

    We wish that the number of loans can be displayed in ALL titles search in ALMA. See the attachment.

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  18. Configuring different sender e-mail addresses (SMPT-envelope-from) for one letter-type

    For now the SMTP-envelope-from definition for Alma Letters can be set only once per letter-type. This isn’t suitable. E.g., our libraries need more than one sender email address for different acquisition departments. Vendors should be able to reply directly to the departments E-Mail-address. Using one no-reply-address (as SMTP-envelope-from value) in combination with a “reply-to”-addresses written in the Mail Footer cannot be a permanent solution.

    Actual situation in Alma:
    When an E-Mail is send in the context of a job Alma takes the SMTP-envelope-from value from the „addressFrom”-definition in the concerning letter-configuration (general configuration -> letter emails).
    When an E-Mail is…

    169 votes
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  19. Display logic rules should work on Primo users NOT logged in

    Display logic rules currently only work if a user logs in Primo. Also, the rules only work to hide a service (not show a service). Also, Primo New UI does not allow forcing users to log in.

    So, we have a scenario where we want CCC Get It Now articles to display only for our Faculty user group. However, the article links are displaying to everyone (guest) - until the user logs in and then the links are hidden for everyone except our faculty. Because everyone starts out in Primo as guest, this defeats the purpose of the rule.

    Another…

    46 votes
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  20. Include in-house and loan usage details in export from physical items search results

    Adding the in-house and loan usage to the export would provide easy on-the-fly stats for items, including sets built in-house. Yes I can accomplish this in analytics but in some cases it would be easier to access usage for multiple items within Alma

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