• Avatar Jeremy Hobbs University of California, Santa Barbara

    Lead Library Systems & Applications Developer

  • Remove Gender Field (or any Field) from Alma User Record
    Currently Alma doesn't support the ability to remove a value from the "gender" field in a patron's user record using the Update/Notify Patrons job. This script runs through a text file of patron primary ID's and removes the gender field from each record using the Users API. Specific Use Case: You have a number of…

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    LazyLists, a program to scan a barcode into a set In Alma
    LazyLists allows a user to scan the barcode of an item in hand and add that item to a physical items set in Alma. The user can then run a job on that set, export to a spreadsheet, or any other function that can be performed on a set in Alma. Simply scan a barcode…

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    RoboReturns, a program to bulk return items in Alma
    It sometimes happens that libraries need to return large numbers of items in bulk. Scanning each item one-by-one is always an option, but not practical for large numbers of returns. Alma's ability to do such a task using APIs is well documented, but this process involves scripting and is beyond the reach of those who don't…

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