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How to automate the process of sending an Alma Analytics report to an FTP server.
As of July 2019 it is possible to automate the process of sending an Alma or Primo VE Analytics report to an FTP server. There are situations in which an institution needs to supply data via Alma Analytics to "another dept. of the institution".For example, a list of invoices which have been paid to vendor X…

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Alma Analytics - Transaction Expenditure Amounts for Physical and Electronic Resources
In the January 2019 Alma Analytics release new fields were added to Funds Expenditure subject area "Fund Transactions" folder.These new fields are pre-filtered measures bytype of expendituretype of POL.The "type" here may be "physical", "electronic" or "general".These measures are useful for viewing trends and statistics for print and electronic expenditures as well as PO lines.As…

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Alma Analytics - Discovering why the usage may have decimal points in the cost per use
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"There are cases where the usage may appear as decimal values.  This depends on how the report is made, and reflects a proportion of the usage based on…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

Alma Analytics - Matching the resource from COUNTER report to the resource in Alma for cost per use
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"When a COUNTER report is loaded to Alma either manually or via SUSHI harvesting there is an attempt to make a match between the resource in the COUNTER…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

Alma Analytics - Overview of determining the price for cost per use
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"There are four situations in which the cost of an electronic resource must be determined for Alma Analytics cost per useThe resource does not have it's own POL…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

Alma Analytics - Determining the price for cost per use for a portfolio which has its own POL of type Continuous
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"In this case we are referring to resources which have their own POL.This is not a case where the POL is for an entire electronic collection and the…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

Alma Analytics - Determining the price for cost per use for a portfolio which is part of a collection which has a POL of type One Time
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"Note: This document concludes with an "actual example"Theoretical ExampleWe have fiscal periods:FY-2017: from July 1 2017 to June 30 2018FY-2018: from July 1 2018 to June 30 2019FY-2019:…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

Alma Analytics – Determining the price for cost per use for a portfolio which is part of a collection which has a POL of type Continuous
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"Question:In the Cost Per Use of the E-Inventory subject area how does the cost get determined when the portfolio does not have a POL?  The electronic collection to…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

Alma Analytics - Determining the price for cost per use for a portfolio which has its own POL of type One Time
This relates to the Cost Per Use in Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area. Default reports and dashboard in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data" Note: This document concludes with an "actual example"   Introduction: A POL of type One Time has one transaction of type expenditure. However, it is used…

ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE