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    Add bibliographic or holding fields to Alma Analytics

    • Product: Alma

    Question

    How can additional bibliographic and holding MARC21 fields be added to Alma Analytics?

    Answer

    Up to 10 bibliographic fields can be reported in Alma Analytics under Bibliographic Details as 'Local Param' fields from 1 to 10.

    Additionally, up to 10 Holding fields can be added to the Holding Details dimension of the Physical Items subject area as Holding Local Parameters (1-10)

    In order to implement this feature, contact Alma Support via SalesForce Case and indicate the bibliographic or holding fields and their corresponding 'Local Param' fields. All MARC fields other than control fields can be added as local parameters. Accordingly, the field must be greater than or equal to 010.

    The execution and deployment of the configuration change will be done in the next extract of data to Analytics (expected to run on a nightly basis).

    Additional Information

    Subfields can be maintained in the Analytics fields identified for Local Param. When this capability is implemented, fields/subfields appear in Alma Analytics with the Alma subfield delimiter (either $$ or ‡) used to delineate the subfield content. Contact Support to enable this feature. Note that reindexing is required to fully implement this capability.

    Click here to find more information in the Online Help regarding the Analytics "Bibliographic Details" shared dimension.

    Find here more about the Holding Details dimension table in the "Physical Items" subject area.


    • Article last edited: 12-Jun-2020
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