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  1. For calendar entries which have a start date in the past, automatically update the start date to the current date upon edit.

    When you edit a calendar entry, you have to physically change the "Valid from" start date to today if the entry was first entered in the past. If you forget to change the start date to the current date, you trigger an error that reads "Valid from cannot be in the past".

    My enhancement request is:

    For calendar entries which have a start date in the past, automatically update the start date to the current date upon edit.

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  2. rfid: write AFI-value to the tag in item editor

    Please write the secure AFI-Value, if a staff user use the button "write RFID and save" inside item-editor.

    We use empty RFID-Tags. So we have to initialize the AFI-Value for each tag. Now we have to go into fulfillment area and return an item to write the secure value to the tag.

    If in the item-editor the AFI-value would be written it helps a lot and save time.

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  3. Add a function for quickly removing search string

    A function like the 'X' in the Primo search bar, which removes entered search string, would make user interaction with the Alma UI more efficient.

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  4. 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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  5. Allow dynamic values in (some) configuration fields

    In some cases it would be helpful to be able to enter a dynamic value rather than a static text in a configuration field.

    My current use case is configuration of FTP import profiles, where it would help with two different needs: avoid repeatedly having to adjust all import profiles after a sandbox refresh, and avoid having to create separate import profiles for each operator with the only difference being a personal Input directory.

    As the import profile configuration doesn't use the centrally defined FTP profiles (another idea ...), after reloading the sandbox from the production environment all FTP import…

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  6. Exclude Filters

    When we create a filter, we would like exclude specific status filters in Manage Process Items. Exclude filters specify that result includes all data except the information specified in the filter. For instance, it would be possible to filter out only items for which order process is not complete by excluding our work order status filter called 'order in process'.

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  7. 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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  8. Support DKIM when messaging

    There is a trend towards institutions requiring DomainKeys Identified Mail when sending messages. It would be helpful if when configuring Alma to use our mail gateways DKIM was supported.

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  9. Monitor Requests & Item Processes screen: show item Storage Location ID and Description

    Monitor Requests & Item Processes screen: show item Storage Location ID and Description

    In the Monitor Requests & Item Processes screen it would be extremely useful to show the item Storage Location ID and the Description. And / Or to have item Storage Location ID and Description available in the excel export of this screen.

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  10. Recent searches fine tuning/disabling

    Hello,
    customizing the number of results of the "recent searches" returned in the new UI would be a great thing.

    Now on our Alma it seems limited to the last 10 searches.

    As some people seems to prefer the old browser cache, it would be a great thing too the possibility of eventually disabling it.
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    Thanks,
    Fabiano

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  11. Provide more display text options for physical related records

    Although the Alma "Labels" table has multiple codes for use with electronic related titles, there's only one for physical related titles.

    Specifically, there are separate viewit options for 773 (c.uresolver.viewit.related_type_list.PART_OF) and 774 (c.uresolver.viewit.related_type_list.CONTAINS) but a single getit option (c.uresolver.getit.related_title_display) is used for both 773 and 774.

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  12. Include an option of Streaming Video, instead of Electronic book. As it is now, we have to go back in and fix books to Video.

    For our course reserve streaming video, we are only given the option of Electronic Book in the Add Brief record creation, instead of Streaming Video. As a result, we have to go in later to fix the display in Primo, which displays as a book instead of the Video that it is. Faculty members get upset when an item displays as a book when it is a film.

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  13. Location Changer

    Under "Run a Job" in the Admin section, there should be an option to change/edit the permanent/temporary location of bib items. This would make it easier on the cataloger when working on certain projects where books have to be moved from one location to the next.

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  14. Make Mapping Tables available for Alma Admin Users

    We would like to make Mapping Tables available for Admin users in Alma and/or Alma Premium Sandbox to be able to customize fields in Alma that they are self-explanatory for back-end users. For example, in the Full record display (Primo as a discovery layer) we would like to hide the "Pickup location" and modify the "Material type". Another example is to examine Acquisitions fields options for the records management activities.

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  15. 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…

    49 votes
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  16. Add the 585 field to search index

    The 585 Exhibition note is not currently indexed in Alma for searching. Would you please either add it to the Notes index or create a new index for it? Thanks.

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  17. Configurable item lists

    In the several item lists we need to display several columns. In the item list "Item - in department" we need for instance columns for the item fields.

    In the different lists something else should be displayed.
    There for the different work steps different displays are needed.

    It would be best to configure which columns per list we would like to see. Thereby we need more fields from the Physical Item Editor (or for other editors) that we can configure for display in the list.

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  18. Add Code management or a "lock/check-out" feature for PrimoVE customization package in Alma

    Add Code management or a "lock/check-out" feature for PrimoVE customization package in Alma

    It is currently possible for two staff members to download the "Current View Customization Package" in Alma to make updates to PrimoVE at the same time. When the second person uploads the package they will unknowingly overwrite the other person's changes. It would be great to implement versioning and/ or a way to "lock" the option to customize the package when another person is working on it.

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  19. Organize/Sort ALMA UI menus and sub-menus in alphabetic order

    Organize/Sort ALMA UI menus and sub-menus in alphabetic order. Sorting the new UI in a more intuitive manner would make navigating back and forth through modules and functions more time efficient.

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  20. Scroll-up button in a list of items

    Currently there is in Alma only a scroll down botton when there is a long list of items. Is there any way to add a scroll up button (in order to the beginning of the list)?

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