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

Display of RTL (Right-to-Left) languages in WebVoyage
Introduction The purpose of this blog post is to provide code used in the display.xsl file so that Voyager WebVoyage displays RTL (Right-to-Left) languages more elegantly than it does out of the box. This code was supplied by a Voyager customer and comes as-is.  It has been tested in Voyager 9.2.1 and 10.1.0. Additional Information…

VOYAGER

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…

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…

ALMA ANALYTICS OAS

Alma's code tables API: list of code tables
The GET /almaws/v1/conf/code-tables/{codeTableName} API gives the ability to retrieve a list of code table rows: for each row, the code value and its related description. The main usage of this API is for applications that use Alma APIs, and need to give the user a drop-down of valid values to choose from. A previous blog…

ALMA GENERAL

A Linked Data Author Card for Primo
In a previous blog post, we created a simple linked data-powered author card using the Alma Linked Data APIs. In this post, we'll create a Primo customization widget which integrates the author card into the Primo full view. Our author card uses the Bibcard library made available by the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The…

ALMA PRIMO LINKED-DATA

Move the Permalink to the WebVoyage Action Box
The purpose of this blog post is to provide basic instructions for moving an item's permalink to the Full Record Display's Action Box.Remember to always back up any file you make changes to, and to test your changes in multiple browsers.If you have already implemented the Permalink configuration described in Chapter 18 of the WebVoyage…

VOYAGER

Authentication Update
Authentication is one of the most critical integrations between Alma and Primo and the university infrastructure. We continue to invest in authentication options to remain up to date with industry standards, to provide a secure platform, and to fill the integration needs of a wide array of institutional authentication landscapes. In this post, we’ll review…

ALMA PRIMO USERS

Print Daemon
Sometime ago our hold slip printer started printing more than what is should be. It included email headers and footers that are not supposed to be included on the print outs. We then realised that Thunderbird released an update and the plugin we used at that time for printing hold slips, is not compatible with…

ALMA PRINTING

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…

ALMA ANALYTICS