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    Configuring Statistics Notes

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    To configure statistics notes, you must have one of the following roles:
    • Catalog Manager
    • Catalog Administrator
    • Repository Manager
    • Repository Administration
    The customer parameter statistics_note_controlled must be set to true for statistics note configuration options and features to appear in Alma. See Configuring Other Settings (Resource Management) for more information.
    You can configure three different fields (called Statistics note 1, Statistics note 2, and Statistics note 3) for physical items that can be used for custom analysis purposes using Alma Analytics.
    Physical Item Editor Statistics Notes Section
    Using the Statistics note 1, Statistics note 2, and Statistics note 3 configuration options (Configuration > Resources > General > Statistics note 1, Configuration > Resources > General > Statistics note 2, or Configuration > Resources > General > Statistics note 3), you can define a fixed list of data options for each statistics note that appears as a drop-down list on the Notes tab in the Physical Item Editor (see Statistics Notes in the Physical Item Editor Page - Notes Tab table in the Updating Item-Level Information section for more information).
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    Statistics Note 1 Drop-Down List
    With this facility, you can specify information to track and report on with Analytics that is not available in other ways. In Analytics, this information appears in the Statistics Note 1, Statistics Note 2, and Statistics Note 3 subject areas. See Physical Items for more information.
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    Statistics Note 1, 2, and 3 Subject Areas in Analytics

    Configuring Statistics Note 1, 2, and 3

    You configure the statistics notes in the Item Statistics Note 1, 2, and 3 code tables (Configuration > Resources > General > Statistics note 1, Configuration > Resources > General > Statistics note 2, or Configuration > Resources > General > Statistics note 3). These configuration links only appear if statistics_note_controlled is set to true. For more information about code tables, see Code Tables.
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    Statistics Notes 1 Options Configured
    Select Add Row to enter the data options for the drop-down list that appears on the Notes tab in the Physical Item Editor. The description that you specify appears as the selectable option in the drop-down list.
    You can add (Add Row), reorder (Move Up or Move Down), or delete configuration rows. The row identified as the Default Value appears as the preselected option for the statistics note field on the Notes tab in the Physical Item Editor.
    Depending on your data analysis requirements, you may configure one, two, or all three statistics note fields. Repeat the configuration steps for Statistics note 2 and 3 per your requirements.
    After you save your statistics note configuration details, the drop-down lists are populated for the fields in the Statistics Notes section under the Notes tab in the Physical Item Editor.
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