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  1. Ability to create a Titles set from a logical physical item set

    Currently it's not possible to create a Titles set from a logical Physical Items set. Instead, one must first create an itemized set from the logical set, then create a Titles set. We would love to see the option to create a Titles set from a logical physical items set.

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  2. holds

    Add a flag to a title in the receiving queue, if it has a hold associated with it, regardless of the source of the hold. Right now, unless the hold is initiated in Acquisitions, there is no visible marker in the receiving queue, which causes a problem with batch receiving.

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    1 comment  ·  Acquisitions  ·  Admin →
  3. Duplicate MARC fields

    The ability to duplicate MARC fields in the bib and holdings.

    9 votes
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  4. General hold request only to display for journals

    Currently, the General hold request (GHR) is triggered based on whether or not at least one item on the holding has a description in the item description field.
    We would like to change the trigger to target specifically series, as many of our items have descriptions without being a journal issue. As criteria, the bibliographic level of the bib record (=s) could serve.
    The GHR would then only appear for actual journals.

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    2 comments  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
  5. Retain preferences in manage sets screen

    When you select either private or public sets, retain the preference for the duration of the session and do not routinely default back to private. Having to re-select public repeatedly is just more repetitive clicking.

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  6. Physically Received Items

    Once a book has been physically received, it would be great if it automatically linked to the the patron account. This would save me an extra step of having to check out the book out to the patron. Thanks!

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  7. Pause function in PDA module needs to deactive e-portfolio not suppress bib record

    The PDA (patron driven acquisition) module doesn't work as well as it could - for example reporting limitations and the inability to link to an existing electronic collection but the big problem for us is the Pause function. Currently when you Pause a PDA list the bib record is suppressed which can lead to resources available in print or in other electronic collections to be hidden. Can the Pause function deactivate the electronic portfolio instead?

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    0 comments  ·  Acquisitions  ·  Admin →
  8. Show item title in browser tab name (title) for uresolver landing page

    At present if users follow a link from one of our website or our VLE to an item with more than one content provider or a Public Note it takes them to an Alma landing page for the uresolver, which opens in a new window or tab.
    The <title> of the Alma uresolver tab or window shows as 'Home'. If the user has several tabs open the word 'Home' is not likely to help them identify the one that contains the links to the item they were trying to access. It would be much more helpful if the browser tab…

    4 votes
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  9. Add Date Due column to patron Fines record

    When a patron questions their fine, I would like to be able to show them: your book was due on this date (date due) and returned on this date (Discharge date found under the comments column). I've already found the Columns list, but Due Date isn't in there. I've also checked with Basecamp and it was suggested I send this in to Ideas Exchange. Thanks!

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
  10. "Check subscription date overlap" check box

    We would like to configure a default (= hook) for the check box "Check subscription date overlap" in the "Invoice Line Details" screen.

    7 votes
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  11. Revert record view back to more "centered" view - "left-shifted" view hard to read

    Monday Feb. 6th, 2017 : new release - has "left-shifted" the record view in the bibliographic and holdings records (this is making viewing more difficult) - can we go back to the more "centered" view that was there previous to this latest update?

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    0 comments  ·  Acquisitions  ·  Admin →
  12. Import Profiles - Match Profile add 028 - Publisher or Distributor Number to one of the match methods

    When loading records via import profiles it would be great to be able to match on the 028 - Publisher or Distributor Number. Could this be added to one of the match methods currently available or added as a new match method>

    12 votes
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  13. Add a week key to dates eg request dates

    We would like to be able to look at physical item requests by week, but can only currently do it by month. Could a week key be added to analytics?

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    0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Admin →
  14. User Registration Terms of Use - Have expiration dates be able to set from the calendar

    When creating TOU for User Registration, we should have the ability, much like with due dates in Fulfillment, to set the expiration date to not only various amounts of time, but to a calendar date. We have some patrons who end their privileges at the end of the semester, and it would be very helpful.

    6 votes
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  15. Create a system that IDs (and removes?) former staff who are still linked to reports and actions in ALMA.

    We have had several people leave our library but we didn't realized that they were still listed as recipients on reports and scheduled actions. ExLibris say there is currently no way to identify what process staff members are connected to except to open and edit every report and look for their name. A simpler way of IDing or reporting/removing ex-staff would be very helpful (long term).

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  16. allow all fines (closed and open) to show in patron's library account online

    Patrons can only see active fines in their library account, but they need to be able to see all closed and paid fines as well so they can review what has been charged to them and what they have already paid. This is key especially when fines are exported to the bursar office since those are marked as 'closed' and students can no longer review them!

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
  17. Add min-max age filter (eg, 1 week-2 weeks) to resource sharing request

    Our RS requests need regular maintenance. Typically we look at those that are at least 1 week old. The current request filters show all requests up to a week (Today, Yesterday, Three Days Ago, etc., up to a week) or up to a month (same as the other filter, except all the way up to 30 days). It would be nice to ONLY see requests of a minimum age (eg, 1 week and older). And possible a range (min-max slider).

    6 votes
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  18. Make fine/fee text in color to stand out when a balance is owed

    It would be helpful to have a visual indicator pointing our attention to the "active balance" line when an outstanding balance is present above $0.00.

    I propose changing that field to a contrasting text color visible to color blind (i.e., orange), only when there is a balance above $0.00. This visible cue will make it very easy to identify the fine/fee balance and communicate that to our users in order to improve our communication of fees/fines to those who ignore the notifications via email.

    23 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Fulfillment  ·  Admin →
  19. Invoice amount

    We need a display for a total invoice amount and total invoice lines amount above the invoice tabs. Otherwise we must always click on the summary tab after the recording the invoice lines for control. See attachment please.

    2 votes
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  20. Search package titles in "All titles"

    We would like to search package titles in the index "All titles". This is not possible in the moment.

    2 votes
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