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  • Batch invoicing in ALMA
    Invoicing is an important step of ALMA Acquisition. The correct invoices help managing Acquisition data and tracking the payment history. After the purchasing step, receiving physical items step or activating electronic titles step, the invoicing step jumps on the stage. There were 3 ways to process the invoices, which encompass creating invoices via EDI, creating…

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    Delete Marc records from Marc file by using 035 field list file
    ALMA has some limit on the number of records downloaded from “imports report”, which are 1000 records. If you have more than 1000 records marked as "Total record not imported/deleted", you can only download first 1000 records. This brought huge inconvenience during batch uploading. In order to get/receive all records (more than 1000) which are…

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    Allow fulfillment staffs to access routing information.
    Allow fulfillment staffs to access routing information. Some library asked whether there is a possibility to show routing information to fulfillment staffs. The routing function in ALMA means the periodical is routed to some faculties or interested users in some sequence in library. If you don’t care fulfillment staffs to see the budget information in…

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    How to use ALMA User API to write job_category field data to improve fulfillment network
    How to use ALMA User API to write job_category field data to improve fulfillment network? Why do we need to use Job category? We, as a member of fulfillment network, has to use Job category to properly identify the walk-in user category and apply related fulfillment unit rules. By this way, we can avoid the…

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    Add summary holding statement by using holdings API
    If you don't like the holdings statement derived from the items, and there is no any 866 fields in your holding records, you can use this code to get holding records from ALMA. Then you use this code to add 866 fields to holding records, and put/update them back to ALMA. Attention: if your holding…

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