How to use the Ex Libris Secure FTP service
Please see the movie here and  presentation here , for instructions and tips on using the Ex Libris Secure FTP service from FileZilla.See the blog post here for details about using it from WinSCP and shell scripts.

GENERAL

How to install and use the Role Toggler cloud app
See also: Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open Framework The Ex Libris App Center Deploying Cloud Apps Announcing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video) Cloud Apps in Alma (Video) The cloud apps is "an open framework which allows developers to write apps which run inside Ex Libris higher education products such…

ALMA CLOUDAPPS

How to install and use the SpineOMatic cloud app
See also:Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open FrameworkThe Ex Libris App CenterDeploying Cloud AppsAnnouncing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video)Cloud Apps in Alma (Video)The cloud apps is "an open framework which allows developers to write apps which run inside Ex Libris higher education products such as Alma, Primo VE backoffice, Esploro,…

ALMA CLOUDAPPS

Debugging Webhooks
Webhooks were introduced several years ago and are a great way to have Alma notify you when events happen the system. We continue to see increased webhook usage - last month Alma sent almost 20 million webhook requests! In previous blog posts, we've seen how to develop a webhook listener locally. In this post, we'll…

ALMA WEBHOOKS

Loading secondary item file
The secondary item file is a way to provide descriptive information at migration (see Migration Guides and Tutorials under appropriate ILS). If the file isn't ready at the time of migration it can be loaded post-migration using Retrieve Item and Update Item APIs. For this script the secondary item file was converted from CSV to…

ALMA

Creating Complex Sets with the Alma API
The Alma configuration and administration APIs are quite powerful and enable advanced orchestration workflows. We've shown how to use the APIs in previous blog posts. In this post, we will show how to use the create set API to create a complex logical set with multiple conditions. The Developer Network contains documentation on the logical…

ALMA JOBS

How to make a custom format in the Print Bib Records cloud app
This blog post will discuss specifically how to make a custom format in the "Print Bib Records" cloud app.Before reading this blog a prerequisite is to first see How to install and use the Print Bib Records cloud app .See also:Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open FrameworkThe Ex Libris App CenterDeploying Cloud AppsAnnouncing the Cloud Apps…

ALMA CLOUDAPPS

How to use the Alma Refine cloud app for service Wikidata
This blog post will discuss specifically How to use the Alma Refine cloud app for service Wikidata.You may wish to first view How to install and use the Alma Refine cloud appSee also:Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open FrameworkThe Ex Libris App CenterDeploying Cloud AppsAnnouncing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed…

ALMA CLOUDAPPS

Remove Gender Field (or any Field) from Alma User Record
Currently Alma doesn't support the ability to remove a value from the "gender" field in a patron's user record using the Update/Notify Patrons job. This script runs through a text file of patron primary ID's and removes the gender field from each record using the Users API. Specific Use Case: You have a number of…

ALMA

Primo VE Normalization Rule Examples
See also: Configuring Normalization Rules for Display and Local Fields Note -  If you copy/paste, make sure that the quotation marks transfer correctly. Create a hypertext link Create hypertext link from the URL stored in the MARC 505 field and display it in the Contents display field. Remove 'Online' indication from the title This rule is…

PRIMO