Java based access to the Ex Libris Secure FTP Service
In a previous blog post, we have seen how to access the SFTP Service using FTP clients and the command line. Here we show a short Java program that connects using the private key, and deletes files older than X number of days. The SFTP service is configured to delete files older than 30 days…

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Defining Facebook App for social login in campusM
campusM supports login using social network details. See Social Login for more details. Following are instructions for defining a Facebook app to allow login to campusM using Facebook. Note that in order to define the Facebook app, you need an active Facebook account. This can be a personal account or a “general” account for the…

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Defining Google App for social login in campusM
campusM supports login using social network details. See Social Login for more details. Following are instructions for defining a Google app to allow login to campusM using Google . Connect to Google APIs Console with the institution’s google account. Create a project with any name. In the left pane, select “Credentials” > “Oath consent screen”. Enter:…

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Integrating with Priority‘s Financial Management Module for Invoice Payments
Introduction This blog will show how to integrate financial payments from Alma Acquisitions to Priority's Financial Management module. We will focus on the payment of invoices. Note that it is also possible to pay POs (Purchase Orders) via this same integration (and not only invoices). Details about Priority‘s Financial Management module can be found at…

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Embedded search box capable of searching fields in Primo VE
An embedded search box was created for Primo VE  which could search for fields, such as Title, Author, Subject, ISBN, ISSN, and Call number. We modified the search box code  coming from “Creating a Search Box With Deep Links to the New UI” in the link https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/New_Primo_User_Interface/New_UI_Customization_-_Best_Practices#Creating_a_Search_Box_With_Deep_Links_to_the_New_UI, and fulfill our target. It is a good…

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How to report on an API key by time range in five easy steps
ONE Log into the developers network and choose "Build my APIs > Reports > History > Group by API Key" TWO Choose desired date range THREE Click "Go" FOUR See results in desired time range.  API Key names and last 4 digits appear in legend under graph (blacked out here for security)     FIVE…

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Reinstalling the AEK CLI
Updated November 2022: the new version of the AEK CLI has been released. The versions below have been updated. We've also added a recommendation to clear your yarn cache, as this can often cause problems when updating the CLI. The AEK CLI is designed to be installed under a supported version of Node.js. Currently that's…

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Using preferred terms and local authorities (preferred subject terms)
Use Case As a user, I have the expectation that subject headings in a library’s search system will be current and not use outdated language (e.g. illegal alien, manic-depressive illness). Goal Modify metadata configuration to manage subject headings locally, create local subject headings for LCSH and FAST, and allow the "Authorities Preferred Term Correction" (PTC)…

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Integrating EndNote's "Find Full Text" with Alma Link Resolver
EndNote offers a "Find Full Text" feature that allows users to locate full text for citations. EndNote Find Full Text can now be configured to obtain PDFs from the Ex Libris Alma Link resolver.  To use Alma Link Resolver with EndNote, there are three key preference fields users need to modify, highlighted here in Yellow:  OpenURL:…

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Integration between Alma and Bibliographic Data Services (BDS)
Bibliographic Data Services (BDS) is a vendor which provides Enriched Metadata services for institutions. In order to automate the metadata enrichment process, Alma institutions can now integrate with BDS and automatically receive enriched bibliographic MARC records using ordering (PO line) and invoicing information which are sent automatically from Alma to BDS and by that informing…

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