Category: alma

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

Alma: Cleaning Up Courses Without Reading Lists
This script is attributed to Eduardo Prieto of the University of Miami Libraries who presented at ELUNA 2019 in Atlanta, GA on running a Python script that uses APIs to remove courses that have no reading lists attached (Presentation: "Leganto Maintenance: Deleting Courses using Alma API", http://documents.el-una.org/1871/; original script found on GitHub: https://github.com/UMiamiLibraries/alma-delete-course-api). I have…

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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 We Build our Documentation Using OpenAPI
Earlier this year, we announced our support for OpenAPI in the Alma APIs. This support powers our API Console, enables you to leverage the growing number of tools which support Open API, and can be used as a starting point to build client SDKs. In this blog post, we’ll look at how we use our…

ALMA OPENAPI

Defining an Auth0 app for OpenID Connect authentication with Alma
Alma supports login using OpenID Connect standard. Following are instructions for defining an Auth0 app to allow login to Alma using Auth0. For general information about OpenID Connect and Alma, see here. Connect to Auth0. On the dashboard, click “Applications” and then “Create Application”. Fill in the Name field. Choose "Regular Web Applications" as the…

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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…

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

Setting up the Alma ILLiad Partner of Last Resort Integration
Setting up the Alma ILLiad Partner of Last Resort Integration How to set up the Alma / ILLiad Partner of Last Resort Integration with a shared NZ Rota.  University of Wisconsin runs an NZ shared Rota in Alma, but we each have our own ILLiad instance.  The ILLiad partners need to be set-up in each…

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