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Alma Analytics Regular Expression Examples
Often when creating an integration with an Alma Analytics report it is useful to use a regular expression in the "edit formula" field in order to be able to filter by values which do or do not have certain stringsThese integrations might schedule an Alma Analytics report to an FTP server, or perhaps use an…

ALMA ANALYTICS

How to publish (export) a set of bibliographic records in OAI format using the general publishing profile
See also:Examples of OAI SyntaxSetting up OAI Integration A set of bibliographic records can be published (exported) in OAI format using the general publishing profile.ONEIdentify the set of records which you want to export in OAI format.We will use set "Subject equals Feminist Theory"TWONavigate to "Resources > Publishing > Publishing Profiles" and choose "Add Profile >…

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How to publish (export) a set of bibliographic records in MODS format using the general publishing profile
A set of bibliographic records can be published (exported) in MODS format using the general publishing profile.ONEIdentify the set of records which you want to export in MODS format as well as the FTP environment to which you want to export the records.We will use set "Subject equals Feminist Theory"We will use FTP environment files.dc03.hosted.exlibrisgroup.comTWONavigate…

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How to use an API to retrieve the item Receiving number Weeding number and Weeding date in five easy steps
In the example here we will use an API to retrieve the item Receiving number, Weeding number and Weeding date.These fields will be present in the item recorded only if the relevant sequences are defined.  They and are not used by all institutions.See Configuring Physical Item Sequences for more information about the Receiving number, Weeding…

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Alma Analytics SQL Filter Examples
Often when creating an integration with an Alma Analytics report it is useful to filter by an SQL statement. These integrations might schedule an Alma Analytics report to an FTP server, or perhaps use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report.SQL statements will retrieve by dynamic dates, rather than hard coded dates.  This is particularly…

ALMA ANALYTICS

Developing a webhook listener locally
In a previous blog post, we showed how to use an online service to test webhook listeners. Since then new technologies have emerged that make developing a webhook listener even easier. One such service is localtunnel. Localtunnel allows you to expose a port on your local development machine to the internet. As described in the…

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Automating Full text Extraction in the Alma Digital Repository
Alma recently added support for full text extraction from image files. The resulting text is stored with the file and can be accessed via the file list in the representation resource editor. In addition, the full-text can be searched in the Book Reader viewer. Full-text can be extracted using the “Extract Fulltext” job. In the…

ALMA DIGITAL

How to create an order with an interested user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps
See also: How to create an order via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.This blog will focus on creating an order with an interested user via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create an order using an API. See for example Create PO Line , specifically the…

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How to receive an existing item via an API in 5 easy steps
See also Receive an Existing ItemONEIdentify the following mandatory information to be able to receive the existing item:POL ID. In our case it is POL-45389Item ID. In our case it is 2343589980000121Date of receiving. In our case it will be June 17, 2019. This is the format: 2019-06-17The code of the department where the item…

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How to create a logical set of bibliographic records via an API in 5 easy steps
Information regarding creating the set may be found on the developers network at "Documentation > Alma > REST APIs > Configuration and Administration > Create a Set".In the example here we will create (POST) a set by first retrieving (GET) an existing specific set and using the syntax of that set to create a new…

ALMA GETTING-STARTED HOW-TO-APIS-IN-5-EASY-STEPS