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  1. 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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  2. 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

    17 votes
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Make it possible to create a custom search box that will search only one library in Alma and keep the filter in subsequent searches

    We need the ability to limit our elementary school students to search the elementary library only so that they cannot access college level resources in their searches.

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  12. For publication year search option, replace symbols ">" ">=" "<" "<=" with the wording-- or add behind the symbols.

    The publication year search option drop-down list includes "Equals," "In," "Not Equals," and "Not In"-- and the SYMBOLS for less than, more than, etc. Replacing the symbols with the wording would add consistency (as well as clarity for those of us who haven't had a math class for, ahem, several decades). For example, replacing ">" with "Greater Than" and replacing ">=" with "Greater Than or Equal To."

    Alternatively, add the wording behind the symbols when only the symbol is listed, and add the symbols when there is only the wording.

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  13. Include the parameters used in the Job Report

    The current Job Report is of varying usefulness, depending upon the job run. In many cases, all that is returned is the name the user gave to the batch, time and date run, the number of records processed, and a process ID which is useless on the local level.

    It would be FAR more useful if the Job Report, at a minimum, included all of the parameters used to generate the report -- a summary of the selections and input made in the "Run a Job" screens. Without the parameters, troubleshooting is difficult if not impossible.

    As an example, when…

    4 votes
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  14. View the operator's name in the top corner in new UI

    in the old UI, the operator's name is visible in the top right corner. This enables employees at a busy, standing service desk to see who is logged in where and avoid using each others' accounts. In the new UI, it's visible only from the home page.

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  15. More rapidly hide items that have been deleted so patrons aren't confused and think we still have them. This is for course reserves.

    Find a way to more quickly remove course reserve items that have been deleted from view in Primo. The same goes for adding new items to course reserves, find a way to more quickly display those items in Primo.

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  16. Custom Widgets

    We would like Alma to support custom Widgets.

    Something as simple as embedding custom HTML/CSS/JS code to display data from other sources such as Tableau Online or Google Data Studio would be a great addition.

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  17. Add link to 'note' tab in actions menu

    We quite often have to add notes to electronic collection records that advise users of outages. Some vendors have nearly 100 collections in their inventory that each need to be updated when there's an outage.

    It would be less time-consuming to add a note to multiple records if there was a link to the note tab in the 'actions' menu.

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  18. Make credit and debit figures easy to distinguish

    The current use of "-" to designate a credit can be easily overlooked. A more conventional display using "()" would also be more visible.

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  20. Make the user identifier configurable in the Staff Login Report

    This report is of limited utility since despite displaying "User Name" it is actually showing the Primary ID. Make the user display info. configurable (along with "Updated by" as noted elsewhere).

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