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  1. Renewal Hour and Renewal Time in the Renewal Date folder on Fulfillment

    Hello,

    Some days ago one of our libraries asked for some hourly fulfillment reports. I then noticed that the "Renewal Date" folder does not have a "Renewal Hour" nor a "Renewal Time", as most of the other date folders have. Is it possible to add a "Renewal Hour" or "Renewal Time" to the "Renewal Date" folder?

    Regards,

    Oberdan

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  2. Preferred term correction - $3 (materials specified) reordering

    Preferred term correction reorders $3 (materials specified) in authority MARC fields gets reordered from the beginning of the field to the end of the field. $3 (materials specified) is meant to be at the beginning of the field for the purpose of display in library catalogs at the beginning. It seems that the preferred term correction is just moving it to be in numeric order. Taking time to correct this afterwards is unnecessary and should not be reordered in the first place. It should be added to the preferred term correction function not to reorder $3.

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  3. Notes in POL's should only be for notes (not history)

    The notes tab in POL's for serials/journals should only be for notes that pertain to that order. When orders are set to automatic renewal, every year when it renews a note is added saying "PO Line has been renewed automatically". Over the years this note takes over and all of the pertinent notes are moved to the bottom. I am constantly having to remove those automatic renewal notes to keep the important notes at the top. The automatic renewal note should go into the history tab not the note tab.

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  4. Overview of linked bibliographic records in chronological order

    When cataloging, it is beneficial for catalogers to view an overview of linked bibliographic records in chronological order, rather than solely in alphabetical order. This pertains to the presentation after selecting F3 - view - bibliographic records. Currently, there seems to be no option in Alma to change this presentation. While it is possible to search from authorities outside the Metadata Editor, this process is more time-consuming.

    Catalogers can work more efficiently if they can quickly determine whether an author/corporation, etc., is the correct one. Being able to promptly view the most recently published editions aids in this process.

    As…

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  5. Analytics: Add Purchase Request Requester user information at the time of request

    The Purchase Request Subject Area Purchase Request Requester user information is updated every day by ETL to the current user information.
    In many cases, this is useful. But it is not useful for reporting when it is important to know the information of a user at the time of an action.
    As one example: We would like to report on the number of patrons submitting purchase requests by user group such as undergrads vs postgrads vs staff. If a patron submits a purchase request as an undergrad and then becomes a postgraduate, the outcome of current analytics is that all…

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  6. Add Close Note to the Change PO Lines Status job

    We would like to add a Close Note when running the Change PO Lines Status to Close orders. Currently we can add a Cancellation Note but if we CLOSE a batch of orders (essentially cancelling continuation orders that have had receipts), there is no way to add a general note that populates all order lines. We have to manually add a note to each order.

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  7. Monitor Requests & Item Processes - Library Independence

    It is possible to cancel processes at libraries that you do not have any role at using the Monitor Requests & Item Processes screen. A cancel button appears next to every request.

    Patron physical item requests are correctly only visible based on your role but other processes such as work orders are visible and cancellable by all staff with access to the Monitor Requests & Item Processes page.

    Visibility is not a problem as the data isn't private, but the ability to cancel a process should be limited by the scope of the role.

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  8. Pin your favourite vendors

    We would like the ability to 'pin' favourite vendors to the top of the Search Vendors list.

    Staff are going into a couple of vendor records to occasionally run manual EDI import jobs. Rather than search for the vendor (which brings up the 'Search Vendors' screen) and then click on the vendor, staff want to be able to enter the Search Vendors list by clicking on a bookmarked link (which is currently possible), and then see their favourite vendors at the top of the list (which is currently not possible).

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  9. R2Digital PDA: Implement automatic upload of electronic holdings

    Implement automatic upload of electronic holdings for R2Digital PDA titles. Currently staff receive monthly reports that require manual adjustment to the collections for both new and archived titles.

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  10. Overdue lending requests - sort by overdue-date

    In regards to overdue lending requests, it would be very beneficial to have the option of sorting by due date. By sorting this way, you could tackle the documents that have been kept out of circulation the longest first, with one (or two) clicks.

    Per 13.05.24, the options we can choose from in the "sort by" drop-down menu are:

    • Last interest date
    • Update date
    • Creation date
    • Title
    • Shelving location

    There are toggleable due-date spans in the facet menu. A sorting function would still be beneficial.

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  11. Add "Electronic Collection Content Type" to Alma Analytics

    In Alma, you're able to filter and view electronic collections by "Electronic Collection Content Type" (i.e. Book Package, Journal Package, etc.) -- However, this isn't a column or field available in Analytics.
    It would be great if it could be included so we could create reports on electronic collections based on how the content is defined for that collection.

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  12. Add Reporting Code 4 and 5 to XML Invoice Export

    Currently only Reporting codes 1, 2, and 3 are included in the invoice XML that is exported from Alma. This has been confirmed with Ex Libris.

    It would be useful to include the other 2 reporting codes as well.

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  13. Stop Change Due Date from overriding hold request

    There's an issue we're having where changing the due date of a loan allows the current owner to extend their checkout time, even after a hold request has been placed. We have Alma configured so that it prevents a renewal from occuring, but change due date seems to ignore that function.

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  14. Add "License Type" filter

    Under the licenses tab, you're able to view all licenses and amendments that your institution has created. There are currently two filters: "Status" and "Review Status".

    It would be helpful if there was an additional filter for "License Type" so that we can filter the list down even further to view only Licenses or Amendments. Some of our licenses come with a TON of amendments, and it's not always ideal to see licenses across multiple pages when I may need to review things regarding our Master Licenses.

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  15. Provide fulfillment configuration utility information in an API response

    Currently, testing configurations requires manually pasting information into the Fulfillment Configuration Utility and then reviewing output.

    It would be much more helpful if an API could accept a list of users and barcodes and return the output of the fulfillment configuration utility - names of the matched rules, or names + policy values. That would allow for much more robust and efficient testing of configuration.

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  16. Be able to restrict certain libraries to particular user groups only

    We need to restrict who can access one of our libraries by user groups. We need to restrict one of our libraries to only be used by users with a certain user group. We want to restrict who can collect a hold request by user group for one of our libraries.

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  17. Search and replace

    It would be useful to have a feature like job that allows you to work on substrings, a sort of search and replace of a part of a part of a string. From what I understand, with jobs I can set or delete values ​​but I cannot work on the contents as substrings.

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  18. Display 360 mp4 file in Alma-D

    We would like to have Alma-D support for displaying 360 mp4 files.

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  19. Searchbox jankiness

    The searchbox in Alma is...odd.

    When you click into it with one click, it highlights everything (instead of inserting the cursor where you clicked). Why not use the almost universal standard of 1 click = insert cursor at that point, 2 clicks = highlight that word / string, 3 clicks = highlight everything?

    It's also needlessly difficult to make the dropdown disappear after having opened it when editing a record. The dropdown should disappear if you click anywhere else on the screen - as it does when not editing.

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  20. Add read-only parameter to Users > Role

    In the Users subject area, you can report on roles, but not if a role is read-only. This means that reporting on who has administrator roles is very confusing and implies more access than may actually exist. That value needs to be added to this subject area.

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