Category: alma

How to export data from Alma Analytics to UK Solutionpath (STREAM)
This blog will explain how to use existing Alma Analytics reports to export data from Alma Analytics to UK Solutionpath (also known as "Solution Path"). More specifically, the data will be ingested by UK Solutionpath to STREAM (The UK Solutionpath Student Retention, Engagement, Attainment and Monitoring platform). The export of the data from Alma Analytics…

ALMA ANALYTICS

Creating Form Options from Alma APIs
Most data-manipulation applications have some requirement to limit a form field's value to a controlled list of options. In this case, it's beneficial to have a way to obtain the acceptable values in order to provide a user interface which offers a select box, radio buttons, or check boxes. In our example, we're building a form…

ALMA CLOUDAPPS

Controlled Digital Lending with existing tools in the toolbox: Alma Digital
Introduction Since the pandemic and pivoting into online learning, digital lending suddenly becomes a hot topic where it was almost never heard of before. Controlled digital lending (CDL) will allow library to legally scan their physical holdings, served the content to its patrons digitally and still comply with copyright restrictions. The idea on controlled digital…

ALMA DIGITAL

Using the Data Updated As Of field to ensure that the analytics report API runs after ETL completes
In this blog we will describe how to use the “Data Updated As Of” field to ensure that a report will be retrieved by an API after the ETL completes.As a prerequisite for this blog it is highly recommended to first see:How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy…

ALMA ANALYTICS GETTING-STARTED

How to use the "limit" and "ResumptionToken" in the "Retrieve Analytics report" API
In this blog we will describe how to use the "limit" and "ResumptionToken" parameters in the Retrieve Analytics Report API.As a prerequisite for this blog it is highly recommended to first see How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps.The "limit" and "ResumptionToken" parameters are explained in the…

ALMA ANALYTICS GETTING-STARTED

Alma Integration with Third Iron (BrowZine)
BrowZine is an app for accessing and reading content from academic journals on the iPad. This article describes the required steps in order to publish portfolios from Alma to BrowZine, both for institutions that are not part of a network and for consortia members. Third Iron's documentation can be found here. For any questions regarding…

ALMA PUBLISHING/EXPORT

How to Prepare HathiTrust Print Holding Data from Alma
This document describes the procedures of preparing print holdings data from Alma in three different parts, Single-part Monographs, Multi-part Monographs, and Serials. Part 1. Single-part Monographs 1.     Create a set of all single-part monographs Create a set of single-part books Do an advanced search in IZ in Alma using the criteria below to get a…

ALMA

Renouvaud tools
In order to manage efficiently about 120 libraries in Alma, the Swiss Library Network Renouvaud has developed homemade applications for patron management and fulfillment. These applications enable actions in bulk.Apps are developed in java 8. They can be used by any system librarian. All you have to do to run them is entering your own…

ALMA

How to set up a Peer-to-Peer Alma Resource Sharing Configuration in Alma: (also known as a“Partner of Second to Last Resort”)
This documentation was created by a joint project between Northwestern University and University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Participating committee members are: Alice Tippit, Northwestern, Basia Kapolka, Northwestern, Geoffery Welles-Morse, Northwestern, Ivan H. Albertson, Northwestern, Kurt Munson, Northwestern, Albert Quattrucci, UW-Madison, Bruce Barton, UW-Madison, Curran Riley, UW-Madison, Joy Pohlman, UW-Madison, Rachel Watters, UW-Madison, Susan Hedrick, UW-Madison, Cate Booth,…

ALMA RESOURCE-SHARING

Cloud Apps: Retrieving Data from Other Institutions
One of the powerful features of Cloud Apps is the ability to make API requests in the context of the current user. This means that no API key is required and the user's privileges are considered when determining which APIs are accessible. In a consortial setting, there is often a need to retrieve or update…

ALMA CLOUDAPPS CONSORTIA