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…

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Developing a webhook listener locally
In a previous blog post, we showed how to use an online service to test webhook listeners. Since then new technologies have emerged that make developing a webhook listener even easier. One such service is localtunnel. Localtunnel allows you to expose a port on your local development machine to the internet. As described in the…

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Automating Full text Extraction in the Alma Digital Repository
Alma recently added support for full text extraction from image files. The resulting text is stored with the file and can be accessed via the file list in the representation resource editor. In addition, the full-text can be searched in the Book Reader viewer. Full-text can be extracted using the “Extract Fulltext” job. In the…

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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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Weather Tile Using Geolocation
This project shows an example of a tile that collects weather data based on the user's location and shows the forecast. The tile collects the user's location information (once they have allowed it) and uses that to pull weather information from the MetaWeather API. The API only shows information for a certain set of cities…

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Getting user roles within the AEK
The AEK has several hooks into the native apps at its disposal, but a common request - especially from customers with RoleSync - is how to get some kind of information about the content a user has access to. This is done by retrieving the roles associated with that user, which we can get via…

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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.pptxIndication rules and set filtering.pptxIndication rules contributed by the community in the community folder of the metadata editor under "Indications rules > Community"Retrieve all records which contain more than occurrence of 900 field subfield a with text Art…

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