• Avatar Yoel Kortick Ex Libris

    Senior Librarian at Ex Libris.

  • How to define a COUNTER R5 SUSHI Account for ProQuest, ProQuest Ebook Central and Alexander Street Press in Alma
    The following blog will describe how to define an R5 SUSHI Account in Alma, with a focus on three platforms:  ProQuest, ProQuest Ebook Central and Alexander Street Press.    Defining these SUSHI accounts will allow for automatic harvesting of usage data from the platforms via the SUSHI Harvesting job . You may wish to also see…

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    How to export data from Alma Analytics to UK Solutionpath (STREAM)
    This blog will explain how to use existing Alma Analytics reports to export data from Alma Analytics to UK Solutionpath (also known as "Solution Path"). More specifically, the data will be ingested by UK Solutionpath to STREAM (The UK Solutionpath Student Retention, Engagement, Attainment and Monitoring platform). The export of the data from Alma Analytics…

    ALMA ANALYTICS

    Using the Data Updated As Of field to ensure that the analytics report API runs after ETL completes
    In this blog we will describe how to use the “Data Updated As Of” field to ensure that a report will be retrieved by an API after the ETL completes.As a prerequisite for this blog it is highly recommended to first see:How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy…

    ALMA ANALYTICS GETTING-STARTED

    How to use the "limit" and "ResumptionToken" in the "Retrieve Analytics report" API
    In this blog we will describe how to use the "limit" and "ResumptionToken" parameters in the Retrieve Analytics Report API.As a prerequisite for this blog it is highly recommended to first see How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps.The "limit" and "ResumptionToken" parameters are explained in the…

    ALMA ANALYTICS GETTING-STARTED

    Alma Normalization Rule Examples
    see also: Working with normalization rulesNote 1:  If you do copy/paste here make sure the quotation marks transfer correctly.Note 2: Some of the examples use "priority" and some use "salience".  The "priority" and the "salience" work the same way.When there is a priority or a salience the the higher priority or salience occurs first. 2…

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    How to install and use the Role Toggler cloud app
    See also: Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open Framework The Ex Libris App Center Deploying Cloud Apps Announcing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video) Cloud Apps in Alma (Video) The cloud apps is "an open framework which allows developers to write apps which run inside Ex Libris higher education products such…

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    Using LIBstick to print labels in Alma
    There are three blogs on the topic of using LIBstick: How to install and use the Print in LIBstick app = Describes how to install, configure and use the Cloud App Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels = A very brief overview of how to set up the…

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    How to install and use the Print in LIBstick cloud app
    See also: Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open Framework The Ex Libris App Center Deploying Cloud Apps Announcing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video) Cloud Apps in Alma (Video) There are three blogs on the topic of using LIBstick: How to install and use the Print in LIBstick app = Describes…

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    How to use the Alma Refine cloud app for service GND
    This blog post will discuss specifically How to use the Alma Refine cloud app for service GND.You may wish to first view How to install and use the Alma Refine cloud appSee also:Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open FrameworkThe Ex Libris App CenterDeploying Cloud AppsAnnouncing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed…

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    How to create a bar graph of most used platforms for previous year using Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
    In this blog post we will be using Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV) to create a a bar graph of most used platforms for previous year. We will do this using OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics. ONE Access the Data Visualization…

    ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    How to use an API to send filters and retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps
    See also Working with Analytics REST APIs and How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps . In all examples below change apikey=01234567890 to your real API key. Related blog post How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps discusses how…

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    How to install and use the HathiTrust Availability app
    See also:Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open FrameworkThe Ex Libris App CenterDeploying Cloud AppsAnnouncing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video)Cloud Apps in Alma (Video)The cloud apps is "an open framework which allows developers to write apps which run inside Ex Libris higher education products such as Alma, Primo VE backoffice, Esploro,…

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    How to install and use the Alma Refine cloud app
    See also: Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open Framework The Ex Libris App Center Deploying Cloud Apps Announcing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video) Cloud Apps in Alma (Video) The cloud apps is "an open framework which allows developers to write apps which run inside Ex Libris higher education products such…

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    How to install and use the Print Bib Records cloud app
    See also: Ex Libris Introduces Cloud Apps Open Framework The Ex Libris App Center Deploying Cloud Apps Announcing the Cloud Apps Open Framework for the Ex Libris Higher-Ed Platform (Video) Cloud Apps in Alma (Video) The cloud apps is "an open framework which allows developers to write apps which run inside Ex Libris higher education products such…

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    How to set up and use the Alma Print Daemon
    See also the YouTube video on the Alma Print Daemon.The Alma Print Daemon allows the institution to automatically print to a defined a printer those letters which have been sent to the Printouts Queue.While this blog will focus on the Print Daemon, it is highly recommended to first be familiar with the setup and functionality…

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    The Catalog and Navigation in Data Visualization and Analytics
    This blog post will show how the "Catalog" and navigation work in Data Visualization (DV) and Analytics. We will do this using OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics. The Data Visualization and Analytics are tightly integrated and include the same "Catalog". The…

    ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    Using Filters with Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
    In this blog post we will be show how filters are used with Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV). We will do this using OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization. There are four kinds of filters: Date Range List Expression Date Uses calendar controls to adjust time or date selections Drag to the filter bar (top…

    ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    An Introduction to Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
    In this blog post we will show a general introduction to OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics.The general introduction will be done by actually using the data visualization.First we will create a data visualization project and save it, and then access it. …

    ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    What's new in Analytics with OAS (Oracle Analytics Server)
    This blog post will show what's new in OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) showing some of the many new features as reflected in Alma Analytics.You can learn more about the OAS here: https://www.oracle.com/business-analytics/analytics-server.html.  Note however that each implementation of OAS may differ and not everything in this link is what will be implemented.  This is merely…

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    Alma Analytics - How to find and view a specific COUNTER report which was loaded to Alma and is reflected in Alma Analytics
    There are sometimes cases where a user views COUNTER usage date in Alma Analytics and may wonder why the data appears the way it does. For example he or she may think that in actuality there is more (or less) usage than what is reflected in Alma Analytics.  Or, he or she may have downloaded…

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    How to report on an API area by time range in five easy steps
    ONELog into the developers network and choose "Build my APIs > Reports > History > Group by API Area"TWOChoose desired date rangeTHREEClick "Go"FOURSee results in desired time rangeFIVENote that the desired date range is also included in the "Download in CSV" results

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    How to define an API key to work only within a specific IP range in five easy steps
    In the example below we will use https://www.whatismyip.com/ to get our IP address.We will use https://www.ipaddressguide.com/cidr to convert the desired IP range to format CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing).ONEOur IP address is 212.205.179.166The CIDR format for range 212.205.179.166 - 212.205.179.167 (which includes our IP address) is 212.205.179.166/31TWOWhen creating a new API key or editing an existing…

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    How to see an example of how the New Order API integration profile defines and finds a match on an existing record in five easy steps
    In this blog post we will show that the New Order API integration profile is designed to match on an ISBN.We will then see that when a new order is created the order is attached to an existing bibliographic record if one exists with the same ISBN as in the input.As supplementary material see also:How…

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    Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels
    There are three blogs on the topic of using LIBstick: How to install and use the Print in LIBstick app = Describes how to install, configure and use the Cloud App Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels = A very brief overview of how to set up the…

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    Primo Analytics and Data Visualization (DV) - analyzing device usage
    In this blog post we will be using Primo Analytics Data Visualization (DV) to analyze which devices are being used in Primo discovery. We will do this using OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics. In the example here we will be creating…

    PRIMO ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    Using Google Developers Charts to create a pie chart and bar graph with Alma Analytics and APIs
    In this blog post we will show how it is possible to use Google Developers Charts to display visualizations of live data from Alma Analytics on a web site.   The access from Google developers Charts to the data from an Alma Analytics report is done via an API.In the example here we will use two…

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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…

    ALMA ANALYTICS COST-PER-USE

    How to create a resource sharing partner of type ISO 18626 via an API in 5 easy steps
    This blog will focus on creating a resource sharing partner of type ISO 18626 via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses resource sharing partners.See also in the developer network specifics regarding creating a partner.Additionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the resource sharing partner in both XML and…

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    How to create and populate an itemized set via an API in 5 easy steps
    In this blog post we will create an itemized set and add items to it using an API. Note that in order to create and populate the itemized set you will need an API key for read write in the configuration area. ONE Create the itemized set using this API with POST https://api-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/almaws/v1/conf/sets?combine=None&set1=None&set2=None&apikey=01234567890 Here is…

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    How to run an import profile via an API in 5 easy steps
    In this blog post we will run an import profile to import records into Alma using an API.Note that in order to retrieve profile IDs and Jobs IDs and run jobs you will need an API key for read write in the configuration area.ONEGet the import profile ID by retrieving (API GET) all import profiles…

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    How to use an input file together with Alma Data in Alma Analytics Data Visualization (DV)
    In this blog post we will combine data from an Excel input file together with data from the Funds Expenditure subject area of Alma Analytics. We will do this using OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics. In this specific example we have…

    ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    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. We will do this using OAS (Oracle Analytics Server) Data Visualization, specifically how it is used with Alma in the framework of Alma Analytics. In the example here we will be creating a forecast in which we Use…

    ALMA ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OAS

    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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    How to publish (export) a set of bibliographic records in OAI format using the general publishing profile
    See also:Examples of OAI SyntaxSetting up OAI Integration A set of bibliographic records can be published (exported) in OAI format using the general publishing profile.ONEIdentify the set of records which you want to export in OAI format.We will use set "Subject equals Feminist Theory"TWONavigate to "Resources > Publishing > Publishing Profiles" and choose "Add Profile >…

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    How to publish (export) a set of bibliographic records in MODS format using the general publishing profile
    A set of bibliographic records can be published (exported) in MODS format using the general publishing profile.ONEIdentify the set of records which you want to export in MODS format as well as the FTP environment to which you want to export the records.We will use set "Subject equals Feminist Theory"We will use FTP environment files.dc03.hosted.exlibrisgroup.comTWONavigate…

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    How to use an API to retrieve the item Receiving number Weeding number and Weeding date in five easy steps
    In the example here we will use an API to retrieve the item Receiving number, Weeding number and Weeding date.These fields will be present in the item recorded only if the relevant sequences are defined.  They and are not used by all institutions.See Configuring Physical Item Sequences for more information about the Receiving number, Weeding…

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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 is particularly…

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    How to create an order with an interested user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps
    See also: How to create an order via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.This blog will focus on creating an order with an interested user via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create an order using an API. See for example Create PO Line , specifically the…

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    How to receive an existing item via an API in 5 easy steps
    See also Receive an Existing ItemONEIdentify the following mandatory information to be able to receive the existing item:POL ID. In our case it is POL-45389Item ID. In our case it is 2343589980000121Date of receiving. In our case it will be June 17, 2019. This is the format: 2019-06-17The code of the department where the item…

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    How to create a logical set of bibliographic records via an API in 5 easy steps
    Information regarding creating the set may be found on the developers network at "Documentation > Alma > REST APIs > Configuration and Administration > Create a Set".In the example here we will create (POST) a set by first retrieving (GET) an existing specific set and using the syntax of that set to create a new…

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    Alma Indication Rule Examples
    See also: How to use an indication rule to retrieve all records with no language in the 008 field.pptx Indication rules and set filtering.pptx Indication rules contributed by the community in the community folder of the metadata editor under "Indications rules > Community" Retrieve all records with at least two 773 fields which have a…

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    How to use an API to edit a user record and change the record type from Public to Staff in 5 easy steps
    See also: How to create a user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.In the example here we willRetrieve a user with GETEdit the outputUse the edited output as input for a PUT to update the user.ONENote that user with primary identifier "Lynn Crown" is record type publicWe will change that record…

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    Examples of OAI Syntax
    In the example here we have an integration profile of Integration Type "OAI Repository Definition" as follows:We also have a general publishing profile which publishes records in MARC21 xml format.It publishes to:Set Spec: SetSpecProjectGutenbergSet Name: SetNameProjectGutenbergOAI Identify to get OAI details:https://eu00.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/view/oai/EXLDEV1_INST/request?verb=IdentifyOAI List Sets: https://eu00.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/view/oai/EXLDEV1_INST/request?verb=ListSetsOAI List Metadata formats: https://eu00.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/view/oai/EXLDEV1_INST/request?verb=ListMetadataFormatsOAI List Identifiers where set spec is called…

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    How to create a user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.
    This blog will focus on creating a user via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create a user using an API. See for example Create User.Additionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the Create User API in both XML and JSON format.However, this blog focuses on…

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    How to create a bibliographic record based on an existing record in your insitution via an API in 5 easy steps.
    This blog will focus on creating a bibliographic record based on an existing bibliographic record  your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create a bibliographic record using an API. See for example Create RecordAdditionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the Create Record API in both XML and JSON format…

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    How to create an order via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.
    This blog will focus on creating an order via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create an order using an API. See for example Create PO LineAdditionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the Create PO Line API in both XML and JSON format.However, this blog…

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    Common APIs for Real Time Ordering integrations with vendors
    The following are common APIs for Acquisitions Vendor Integration.This is a supplement to the following:Real Time Acquisition General Overview Instructions for Institutions Instructions for vendors General overview of ExLibris APIs methodologyIn the following cases1. Replace the API key 972y26499l369k with your actual API key.2. Replace https://api-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com with your geographic location as described in section “Calling…

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    How to configure SRU and structure SRU retrieval queries
    The only required configuration for the institution to use SRU is to define an SRU integration profile. For information regarding the profile see:See:https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Product_Documentation/010Alma_Online_Help_(English)/090Integrations_with_External_Systems/030Resource_Management/190SRU_SRW_Searchhttps://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/alma/integrations/SRUHere is an SRU profile:Once the integration profile is set up it can be used.  No other configuration is required.The base URL for SRU requests is:https://<Alma domain>/view/sru/<institution code>For example if the Alma URL…

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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.See also: How to use an API to send filters and retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps .It is possible to both retrieve the data of an Alma…

    ALMA ANALYTICS GETTING-STARTED HOW-TO-APIS-IN-5-EASY-STEPS

    Brief record rules and descriptions
    See also:Working with brief record levelsBrief record levels functionality in AlmaContents:The brief record rule for brief levels based on record contentThe list of brief level search index descriptions for brief levels based on record contentThe brief record rule for brief levels based on LDRThe list of brief level search index descriptions for brief levels based…

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    How to use the general Publishing Profile to send a file of ISBNs of records owned by institution to an ftp server
    It is possible to use a general publishing profile to produce a MARC file of records belonging to a logical set of the institution's repository.The MARC file can be in XML or binary format.If it is not desired to send the entire bibliographic record then a normalization process can be applied using a normalization rule…

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    Example of new order from OASIS matching and using existing bibliographic record in Alma
    In addition to this blog see also Create PO line API: How the bibliographic record is determined.This blog will show a real-life example of a situation in which a new order is created from OASIS and a matching bibliographic record already exists in Alma.  Due to configuration in the new order API configuration profile in…

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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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    How to use the Primo Search API as a guest in the developer network in 5 easy steps
    Preliminary Note:For an example of doing a GET API call for Primo search paste this into your browser or REST clienthttps://api-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo/v1/search?vid=API_GUEST_INST%3AAPI_GUEST_INST&tab=LibraryCatalog&scope=MyInstitution&q=creator%2Ccontains%2Celia%20zafrani%2CAND%3Bany%2Ccontains%2Ccloud%20computing&qInclude=facet_tlevel%2Cinclude%2Conline_resources%7C%2C%7Cfacet_rtype%2Cexact%2Cbooks&lang=en&offset=0&limit=10&sort=rank&pcAvailability=true&getMore=0&conVoc=true&inst=API_GUEST_INST&apikey=l7xx2af7939c63424511946e0fcdc35fe22aIntroduction:This blog includes specific instructions of how to fill in the field parameters of the Primo search API as well as tips of where to take them from for your specific case.The Ex Libris Developer…

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    EOD (Embedded Order Data) with multiple funds for a New Order Import Profile
    In this post we will discuss using an EOD input file whichCorresponds to field / subfield mapping in the "New Order Import Profile"Includes multiple fundsFirst a quick short comment for those who do not want to read the full blog:In order to define multiple funds in an EOD file define in the import profile define…

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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 "Usage" which appears in the "Cost Usage" folder of the Alma Analytics E-Inventory subject area.Default reports and dashboard are in folder "/shared/Alma/Cost per use via COUNTER reports e-inventory and acquisitions data"There are cases where the usage may appear with decimal values.  This depends on how the report is made, and reflects…

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    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…

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    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:…

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    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…

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    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

    Using multiple New Order API integration profiles
    Introduction Introductory note:  The examples here are "just examples" and do not necessarily reflect desired match routines or normalization rules for each New Order API integration profiles.  The names of the profiles, the names of normalization rules and the match methods used here are only examples. If one institution is integrating with multiple vendors for…

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    Exporting from Alma using PERL and the Alma Analytics API
    Contributor: Margaret Briand Wolfe, Systems Librarian, Boston College.  margaret.briandwolfe@bc.edu   This blog will discuss using PERL to call the Alma Analytics API.  It will also show examples of how to use the resumption token and input parameters. The presentation was originally given at the Eluna 2017 conference. The full code example is available in GitHub…

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    Publishing records from Alma to HathiTrust 2
    Contributors: Connie Hendrick. Data Systems & Services, University of Minnesota Libraries c-hend@umn.edu Yoel Kortick.  Senior Librarian, Ex Libris  Yoel.Kortick@exlibrisgroup.com Step 1: Create itemized set of physical items Create Excel file with header: Barcodes; format column as text so that numeric strings do not convert to scientific notation. Upload record set: Alma menu > Search and…

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    Printing in Alma
    NOTE: Printing via emails is no longer required. The recommended way to handle printing is to use the online printing functionality instead. For more details see the online help Alma works in a cloud and thus as is the case with cloud based software all physical printing (printing to paper) is based on email rules.…

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    Alma Offline Circulation
    Loans and returns can be performed when network connectivity is disrupted, using the Offline Circulation utility. For additional information see the Alma On Line Help at 'Fulfillment  > Advanced Tools > Offline Circulation'. To download the Offline Circulation utility click here.

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    Publishing records from Alma to Hathi Trust 1
    Contributors: Margaret Briand Wolfe. Systems Librarian, Boston College margaret.briandwolfe@bc.edu Yoel Kortick.  Senior Librarian, Ex Libris  Yoel.Kortick@exlibrisgroup.com Attachments: Main Explanatory Document (includes instructions and references to other attachments) Accompanying PowerPoint Presentation Perl File untar_hathi.txt (rename suffix to .pl) Perl File alma_to_hathi.txt (rename suffix to .pl) Normalization Routine Hathi Trust - 5 Hathi remove all except 001…

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