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  • Browser extensions to print Alma loans receipts
    Alma's email-based printing system is from the first impact rather complicated to implement, configure and maintain and usually disliked by the IT departments, so I wondered if it is not possible to have a button that simply opens a popup window with a loan slip/receipt ready for printing. Waiting that something like this will hopefully…

    ALMA PRINTING

    A script to use an Alma set as a basis for analysis
    Although it is possible to create a set in Alma from an analysis, for now it is not possible to do the opposite. In Analytics you would need to create an "is equal to / is in" filter with lots of data and doing it manually is very difficult, so I developed a Python script…

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    Bulk loans transfer from a user to another user
    Sometimes there is a need to transfer loans among patrons, maintaining the same date and time of loans and due dates as much as possible : for example, if we have a duplicate record for a user and it is impossible to delete the old record because it has loans, it would be nice to…

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    Using Alma BIB API in order to retrieve and update call numbers
    we use the Alma BIB API in order to retrieve and update call numbers. Input csv file structure: barcode, old call number, new call number. The PHP script work as following: Read CSV file line by line and for each line: Retrieve MMSid and Holding id using GET /almaws/v1/items?item_barcode={item_barcode} Retrieve XML holding record using method GET…

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