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Alma Analytics – How the cost per use is calculated when the COUNTER platform field is filled in - example using journal Public Culture ISSN 1527-8018
We will look at resource title "Public Culture" ISSN 1527-8018 in Alma and Alma Analytics and see how the following is determined:usagecostcost per useWe will also focus on the use of the COUNTER Platform field in the electronic resource editor of the Alma user interface.  For more information about filling in the COUNTER platform in…

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How to parse the xml object returned from analytics API with Python
Following is a high level workflow for using Alma API, and parsing the response in Python XML Element Tree: Create a report in Analytics Go into your institutional developer’s portal and set up an API Key for Analytics. See https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/alma/apis/ Create a Python script that queries this report through the API.   The URL should be…

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An Introduction to Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
In this blog post we will show a general introduction to OBIEE Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics.  First we will create a data visualization project and save it, and then access it.  Next we will add an additional visualization in the same "canvas" of the…

ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV)

How to use an input file together with Alma Data in Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
See also YouTube video Using an Input File Together with Alma Data in Data VisualizationIn this blog post we will combine data from an Excel input file together with data from the Funds Expenditure subject area of Alma Analytics.In this specific example we have a file with two columns:The POL number (also exists in Funds…

ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV)

How to create a forecast using Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
In this blog post we will be using Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV) to create a forecast.See also the following YouTube video: Alma Analytics: Creating a forecast with Alma Analytics Data Visualization In the example here we will be creating a forecast in which weUse the Funds Expenditure Subject AreaCompare expenditure amounts for physical and…

ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV)

What's new in OBI 12
This blog post will show what's new in OBI 12, showing some of the many new features as reflected in Alma Analytics.You may wish to also see Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise EditionHere we will not focus on the Data Visualization (DV) tool.  For information regarding the Data Visualization (DV) tool…

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Alma Analytics Regular Expression Examples
Note that if you do copy/paste here make sure the quotation marks transfer correctly. 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 strings These…

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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…

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How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps
Information regarding "How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report" is available in this blog post, and official doc is available here.It is possible to both retrieve the data of an Alma Analytics report as well as the paths (locations) of Alma Analytics reports.In this blog post we will focus on retrieving…

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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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