The Colorado School of Mines worked closely with Ex Libris staff to implement Social Logins for our Internal Patrons. These patrons typically pay a membership fee and they had not been able to login to Primo since we migrated to Alma in June of 2015.
Contributor: Margaret Briand Wolfe, Systems Librarian, Boston College. firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Alma API's response objects distinguish between data represented by codes, and textual description. Aside from a few exceptions, the code will be the value of a field, and the description will be included in an attribute called "desc". For example:
At this time, it's necessary to set up at least three Alma General Electronic services for Tipasa, even if you are using the same URL: article, book, and book chapter. I set up a fourth for the "unknown" genre. GES for article requests:
Contributors: Skalk van der Merwe, Victoria University of Wellington Library Yoel Kortick, Senior Librarian, Ex Libris This article contains the required steps for institutions to set up real-time acquisitions with ProQuest Coutts, for both firm and
As more workflows and applications are deployed to the cloud, many organizations are interested in adopting serverless computing. In this model, code is deployed to the cloud provider in the form of discrete functions, and the cloud provider ensures
The University of Liège Library has set up a blank form for Resource Sharing requests that is integrated with Alma using the Alma APIs. We did so because there was a need for a more customized request form for RS requests. Some characteristics of our
With the May 2016 Alma release, the Borrowing Activity reports, overdue/lost items notifications, loan receipts, and return receipts have been restructured to group notices by library. We found this new feature not appropriate in our case: beside the
Over the past year, Alma's job and set APIs have been developed to the point where many process orchestration scenarios are now possible. According to Wikipedia, “ Orchestration is the automated arrangement, coordination, and management of computer
This outlines the patron purge workflow developed with the help of Ex Libris support staff and numerous colleagues at other institutions. One goal of this workflow is to prevent unintended mistakes that could purge "good" patron records. Please note that