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…

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

Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels
This "Quick Guide" is a supplement to the more extensive Using LIBstick to print labels in Alma.  You can use this "Quick Guide" to set up and print labels after the administrator has defined you to be a user of type designer.1. Log into LIBstick2. Do settings > media    A. If your desired icon is…

ALMA PRINTING

Discovery-Optimized APIs: Display Logic Rules
In a previous blog post, we explained the rationale behind offering discovery-optimized APIs. In a recent Alma release, additional support has been added to take display logic rules into consideration when calculating request options for a title. Check out "Discovery-Optimized APIs: Requests and Request Options" for an introduction to the request options API. In this post…

ALMA DISCOVERY

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 discoverySee also these YouTube videos about using analytics with Data Visualization.In the example here we will be creating an analysis of which devices are and are not being used for Primo discovery.  We…

PRIMO ANALYTICS DATA-VISUALIZATION(DV) OBI12

Uploading users from Excel file using PowerShell
PowerShell is installed by default on Windows 10 and can read an Excel file with a few lines of code. It can be used as a shell, replacing Window's CMD, and can also run scripts written in ps1 files. Our input will be an Excel file with one sheet, with headers in its first line,…

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Using LIBstick to print labels in Alma
See also: Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labelsIntroductory noteThe information below is introductory in nature and not a replacement for reading the full LIBstick User Guide.Steps 1-8 below is the initial setup (relevant only for administrator setting up account)Steps 9-14 focus on using the LIBstick to print…

ALMA PRINTING

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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How to set up a Peer-to-Peer Alma Resource Sharing Configuration in Alma: (also known as a“Partner of Second to Last Resort”)
This documentation was created by a joint project between Northwestern University and University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Participating committee members are: Alice Tippit, Northwestern, Basia Kapolka, Northwestern, Geoffery Welles-Morse, Northwestern, Ivan H. Albertson, Northwestern, Kurt Munson, Northwestern, Albert Quattrucci, UW-Madison, Bruce Barton, UW-Madison, Curran Riley, UW-Madison, Joy Pohlman, UW-Madison, Rachel Watters, UW-Madison, Susan Hedrick, UW-Madison, and Katie…

ALMA RESOURCE-SHARING

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…

ALMA ANALYTICS

Configure My Account Header Tab to Open in a New Window/Tab
INTRODUCTIONThese instructions provide steps for changing the My Account Header Tab in the Voyager Tomcat OPAC Interface to open a link in a new tab/Window rather than in the current Window.The instructions show that the link has been changed to an external URL (in this case, http://www.google.com).You will need to backup and edit four files:header.xslinternal…

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