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    Digital Waitlist

    You can use the fields of the Digital Waitlist subject area to create reports that describe the usage of the waitlist feature in Alma, such as the number of users in the waitlist, average waiting time per resource, grace period usage, as well as data on the actual viewing session of the resource.

    This subject area allows you to answer the following business questions:

    • How many sessions were in a specific timeframe?
    • How many of those sessions were in the waitlist?
    • How many session returned the resource early?
    • What is the average actual session time?
    • What is the average waiting for a given Rep ID?
    • What is the actual session length for a given Rep ID?
    • What is the average session length?
    • How many users missed the Grace Period?
    • What is the average Grace Period used?

    For more information about the Waitlist feature in Alma, see Configuring a Patron Waitlist.

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    Digital Waitlist – Star Diagram

    Field Descriptions

    The following lists the fields available in the Digital Waitlist subject area:

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    Digital Waitlist – Field Descriptions

    Digital Waitlist Measures

    Digital Waitlist Measures is a fact table that stores measures relating to digital waitlist activities.

    Digital Waitlist Measures
    Field Description Additional Information
    Num of Requests The number of times someone joined a waitlist for a requested item  
    Num of Requests with No Sessions The number of requests without the resource being accessed  
    Num of Sessions The number of times the digital resource was viewed. This field only displays resources with Waitlist functionality configured  
    Num of Sessions Returned Early The number of sessions that were returned early before expiration  
    Num of Sessions following Waitlist The number of sessions that were accessed after being in waitlist  
    Actual Session Length (Min) The length of the session counting early returns  
    Amount Grace Period Used (Min) The amount of grace period used  
    Waiting Time (Min) The amount of time on the waitlist  
    Avg Actual Session Length (Min) The average time of a session  
    Avg Grace Period Used (Min) The average time of a grace period  
    Avg Waiting Time (Min) The average waiting time on a waitlist  

    Digital Waitlist Details

    Digital Waitlist Details is a dimension table that stores details about digital waitlist activities.

    Digital Waitlist Details
    Field Description Additional Information
    Configured Session Period The length that the session is configured  
    Grace Period The length of the configured grace period  
    Grace Period End Time The end time of the grace period  
    Grace Period Start Time The start period of the grace period  
    Internal Request ID The internal ID of the request  
    Priority The order of the user in the waitlist  
    Registration Time The time of the registration of the waitlist  
    Send SMS Indicates if an SMS is sent to notify the patron when the resource is available  
    Session Expiration Time The time the session expired  
    Session Flag Indicates if there was a session  
    Session Returned Early Indicates if the session was returned early  
    Session Returned Early Time The time that the session was returned early  
    Session Start Time The time the session started  

    Bibliographic Details

    The Bibliographic Details table is a dimension table that stores the bibliographic details of the borrowing request item. The primary key of the table is MMS_ID.
    The field descriptions can be found in the Bibliographic Details shared dimension.

    Ex Libris works with content providers worldwide to enrich the metadata available in the Alma Community Zone. To enrich the journal/serial content in the CZ, we work directly with the Library of Congress CONSER feed for electronic serials, which we match against our knowledge base to enrich with all of the relevant metadata fields that they supply (for more details, see Community Zone Serial Records Enrichment). We receive weekly updates from CONSER and enrich the CZ records with all relevant metadata, including the 050 fields (when available).

     

    In the case of book content, we work with multiple providers who are willing to share their metadata with the Alma community globally (for more details, see Community Zone Monograph Records Enrichment). If you have local access to these classifications, you may want to consider working with the local extension for these records whenever an update is not available. (For more details, see Working with Local Extension Fields for Community Zone-linked Records)

    Bibliographic Details
    Field Source in Alma (for Internal Reference)

    Mapping from

    MARC21

    Mapping from UNIMARC

    Mapping from

    Dublin Core

    Author Taken from display.author in the display section of the operational record 100,110,111 700,701,710,711 Currently empty, planned to come from dc:creator, dcterms:creators
    Author (Contributor) An additional Author field

    711 a,c-e,i,j,n,q,u and its 880

    700 a-e,j,q,u and its 880

    710 a-e,i,n,u and its 880

    700 a-d,f,p

    701 a-d,f,p 

    710 a-h,p

    711 a-h,p

    720 a,f"

    721 a,f

    702 a-d,f,g 

    712 a-h,p

    722 a,f

    Currently empty, planned to come from dc:contributor, dcterms:contributor
    Begin Publication Date Taken from display.begin_pub_date in the search section of the operation 008 pos. 07-10 100.Date1 Not relevant for Dublin Core
    BIB 008 MARC The contents of the MARC 008 bibliographic field 008   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    BIB LDR MARC The contents of the MARC LDR bibliographic field LDR   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Bibliographic Acquisition Accession Number Note The identification code assigned to materials acquired in a single and separate transfer of custody (from MARC field 541 $e). 541 e   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Bibliographic ID Taken from display.bib_id in the display section in the operational record 010 excluding numeric subfields 020 a dcterms:identifier dcterms:ISBN, dcterms:identifier dcterms:ISSN
    Bibliographic Level Taken from display.bib_level in the display section of the operational record Position 7 of the LDR field of the bibliographic record Position 7 of the LDR field of the bibliographic record Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Bibliographic Source of Acquisition Note The name of the people or organization that is the source of the material (from MARC field 541 $a) 541 a   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Category of Material Taken from display. category_of_material in the display section of the operational record Position 0 of the 007 field  200 b dc:type
    DC License   Relevant only for Dublin Core Relevant only for Dublin Core Field does not yet exist.  It will be populated by  dcterms:license
    DC Rights   Relevant only for Dublin Core Relevant only for Dublin Core Field does not yet exist.  It will be populated by dc:rights and dcterms:rights
    Edition Taken from display.complete_edition in the display section of the operational record MARC 250 subfields a,b 205 a,b,f,g dcterms:isVersionOf
    Electronic location and access The location and access URl for the electronic resource 856 all subfields    
    End Publication Date Taken from display.end_pub_date in the search section of the operation 008 pos. 11-14 100.Date2 Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Form of Item The form of the item MARC 008 pos. 29 (Maps and Visual Material) or 23 (other material configurations)   dc:format
    General Note The general note 500 a, 5    
    Government Publication The government publication type

    MARC 008 pos. 28

    According to MARC21 Format for Bibliographic Data, MARC 008 pos. 28 is Government Publication for the following material types: Books, Computer Files, Continuing Resources, Maps, and Visual Materials.

    For Music MARC 008 pos. 28 is Accompanying matter.  For Mixed material MARC 008 pos. 28 is Undefined.

    Consequently, when using this field, you may want to filter out records with Material Type = Music and Material Type = Mixed material.

      Not relevant for Dublin Core
    ISBN Taken from search.isbn in the search section of the operational record MARC 020 a,z MARC 776 z 010 a dcterms:identifier dcterms:ISBN
    ISBN Valid The valid ISBN value MARC 020 a   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    ISSN Taken from the MMS Display Table in the search section of the operational record 022 l,a 776 x (for non-physical records) 011 a f dcterms:identifier dcterms:ISSN
    ISSN Valid The valid ISSN value MARC 022 a   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Language Code Taken from display.language in the display section in the operational record 008 pos. 35-37 101 a Currently comes from dc:language.  Planned to come from dc:language and dcterms:language
    Language Of Cataloging The language in which the cataloging was done 040 b 100 a,22-24 Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Local Note The local note 590 a, 5    
    Material Type See the table, Fields that Identify the Bibliographic Material Type, in the Material Types in Search Results section for a description of material type. MARC control LDR Material Type   Planned to be empty.  Currently comes from dc:type
    Material Type Code Code of the material type described above (in Material Type). MARC control LDR Material Type   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Network Number Taken from search. other_system_number in the search section of the operational record 035 a z 053 a z dc:identifier , dcterms:identifier
    OCLC Control Number (019) The OCLC control number
    Leading zeros are not displayed.

    019 a

    When the subfield begins with one of the following prefixes:  

    • (OCLC)
    • (OCoLC)
    • ocm
    • ocn
    • on 
      Not relevant for Dublin Core
    OCLC Control Number (035a) The OCLC control number
    Leading zeros are not displayed.

    035 a

    When the subfield begins with one of the following prefixes:  

    • (OCLC)
    • (OCoLC)
    • ocm
    • ocn
    • on
    035 a Not relevant for Dublin Core
    OCLC Control Number (035a+z) The OCLC control number
    Leading zeros are not displayed.

    035a+z

    When the subfield begins with one of the following prefixes:  

    • (OCLC)
    • (OCoLC)
    • ocm
    • ocn
    • on
    035a+z Not relevant for Dublin Core
    OCLC Control Number (035z) The OCLC control number
    Leading zeros are not displayed.

    035 z

    When the subfield begins with one of the following prefixes:  

    • (OCLC)
    • (OCoLC)
    • ocm
    • ocn
    • on
    035 z Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Open Access Indicates if the article is open access Based on 506 f 506 2   Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Original Cataloging Agency The MARC code or the name of the organization that created the original record 040 a 081 b Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Place Code Taken from display.place_code in the display section of the operational record 008 pos. 15-17 102$$a Currently empty, planned to come from dcterms:spatial
    Place of Publication - City The city of publication For a list of country codes, see:

    MARC Code List for Countries

    For a list of country codes, see:

    List of ISO 3166 Country Codes

    Not relevant for Dublin Core (use Place Code)

    If the value of this field in the bibliographic record does not exist in the official list of place codes, the value for this field in Alma Analytics will be "No place, unknown, or undetermined". If there are multiple place codes in this field, only the first value is displayed.

    Place of Publication - Country The country of publication For a list of country codes, see:

    MARC Code List for Countries

    For a list of country codes, see:

    List of ISO 3166 Country Codes

    Not relevant for Dublin Core (use Place Code)

    If the value of this field in the bibliographic record does not exist in the official list of place codes, the value for this field in Alma Analytics will be "No place, unknown, or undetermined". If there are multiple place codes in this field, only the first value is displayed.

    Place of Publication - State The state of publication For a list of country codes, see:

    MARC Code List for Countries

    For a list of country codes, see:

    List of ISO 3166 Country Codes

    Not relevant for Dublin Core (use Place Code)

    If the value of this field in the bibliographic record does not exist in the official list of place codes, the value for this field in Alma Analytics will be "No place, unknown, or undetermined". If there are multiple place codes in this field, only the first value is displayed.

    Publication Date Taken from display.date_of_publication in the display section of the operational record
    The publication date is determined as follows:
    • the bibliographic details publication date comes from 264 subfield c
    • if there is no 264 subfield c, then the publication date comes from 260 subfield c
    • if there is no 264 subfield c and also no 260 subfield c, then the publication date comes from 008 pos. 7-10
    The publication date is determined as follows:
    • the bibliographic details publication date comes from 210 subfield d
    • If there is no 210 subfield d, then the publication date comes from field 214 subfield d.
    • if both fields do not exist, then the publication date comes from field 100 subfield a pos. 9-12 
    dc:date
    Publication Place Taken from display.place_of_publication in the display section of the operational record MARC 260 a. When 260a is empty, it is taken from MARC 264a 210 a 214 a Not relevant for Dublin Core (use Place Code)
    Publisher Taken from display.publisher_const_b in the display section of the operational record

    260 b

    264 b

    210 c

    214 c

    dcterms:publisher, dc:publisher
    Resource Type Constructed based on existing bibliographic fields such as the LDR and 008. For more information, see The Resource Type Field.     dc:type
    Series Taken from display.series_small in the display section in the operational record 800 t,v

    810 t,v

    811 t,v

    830 a,n,p,v

    410 a,h,i,o,t,x Currently empty.  Planned to come from dcterms:isPartOf
    Series Statement The series statement 490 a,v x    
    Subjects Taken from display.subjects in the display section of the operational record 6XX excluding 69X, 630, 689 600 a,b 602 603-8 610 616 617 dc:subject dcterms:LCSH,MESH,DDC,UDC,LCC
    Subjects (Names) The subject names 600 a,b,c,d,e,l,t.u

    610 a,b,c,d,e,l,n,t,u

    611 a,b,c,d,e,j,l,n,q,t,u

       
    Title Taken from display.title in the display section of the operational record

    245 a,b

    249 a,b,c,v

    200 a,c,d,e,h,i dc:title
    Title (Complete) The information from MARC field 245, subfields $p, $n, $s, $k, $f, $g. 245 a,n,p,h,b,c,f,g,k,s 200 a-i Currently empty, planned to come from dc:alternative
    Title (Filing) The title with common words such as "The" and "An" removed to help with sorting the title alphabetically.
    Any text between double arrows (<<>>) is removed.
    For a video describing the use of this field, see Sort Analytics Reports by Filing Title - Ignoring "The", "A", and "An".

    240 a,c,p

    245 a,c,p

    200 a,e

    500

    Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Title (Normalized) The normalized Title. This field is useful when you want to use the normalized title from one subject area to compare with a report with fields from a different subject area. This field is built in the following manner:
    Alma does the following to the 245 field (except subfields c,h,6 and 8) in the following order:
    1. Removes non filing text.
    2. Removes <<>> and anything between them.
    3. Removes these characters: []|,.;:"
    4. Changes these characters to a space: !@#$%^&*()_+-={}\<>?/~'
    5. Changes characters to lowercase.
    6. Packs spaces (replace all sequences of more than one space with a single space).

    245 a,b,n,p

    249 a,b,c,v

    200 a,c,d,e,h,i dc:title
    Title Author Combined and Normalized 100 characters of the normalized title and the first four letters of the author in lowercase letters, with spaces removed See Author and Title Fields See Author and Title Fields See Author and Title Fields
    Type of Date Taken from display. type_of_date in the search section of the operational record 008 pos. 6 100 pos 8 Not relevant for Dublin Core
    Uniform Resource Identifier The uniform resource identifier 856 u 856 u dc:identifier (dcterms:URI) ,dcterms:identifier (dcterms:URI)
    Uniform Resource Identifier Exists Indicates if 856 subfield u contains data      
    Uniform Title Taken from display.uniform_title in the display section of the operational record 240 130 500 Not relevant for Dublin Core
    The following table describes other fields in the shared dimension (taken from Alma and not MARC):
    Administrative Bibliographic Details
    Field Source in Alma (for Internal Reference)
    Active Course Code The code of an active course.
    Active Course Name The name of an active course.
    Bibliographic Lifecycle The Lifecycle of the item. Possible values are Deleted and In Repository. This allows you to filter reports by In Repository/Deleted items.
    Brief Level The level of the brief record
    Chinese Classifications Stores the Chinese Classification
    Collection ID The ID of the collection.  This is a title level collection as defined at 'Resources > Manage Inventory > Manage Collections'.
    Collection Name The name of the collection.  This is a title level collection as defined at 'Resources > Manage Inventory > Manage Collections'.
    Creation Date Stores the creation date. Date fields can consist of a partial date, such as just the year or a month and year.
    Creation Date (Calendar) Stores the creation date. Calendar Date fields always consist of a month, date, and year. If the information is not provided, 01 is added, so that a date of 2020 is rendered 01/01/2020. This date format is useful when filtering the report by date.
    Creator Stores the name of the user that created the record
    Dewey Classification Stores the Dewey Classification
    Dewey Classification Top Line

    Stores the first 3 digits of the Dewey Classification

    Regarding Dublin Core:

    Currently empty.  Planned to come from dc:subject (dcterms:DDC),
    dcterms:subject (determs:DDC)  

    Has Local Extensions

    Indicates if the Community Zone-linked record has local extensions (Y/N)

    ISBN (Normalized)
    The normalized ISBN.
    ISSN (Normalized) The normalized ISSN.
    LC Classification Top Line Stores the combined LC code and classification numbers until the first period which is followed by a letter. If there are no periods then the entire string is taken until there is a space. The length is limited to 50 characters.
    For example:
    • if the LC Classification is | a HB3821.I8 |b R3 then the LC Classification Top Line will be HB3821
    • if the LC Classification is | a DF506.5 |b .G27 then the LC Classification Top Line will be DF506.5
    • if the LC Classification is | a N 7353 |b .K513 1965 then the LC Classification Top Line will be N
    • if the LC Classification is | a NOT YET ORDERED then the LC Classification Top Line will be NOT
    The LC Classification Top Line will contain one value. For MARC21, if the bibliographic record has:
    • both 090 and 050 then the LC Classification Top Line will come from 090
    • 050 and not 090 then the LC Classification Top Line will come from 050
    • 090 and not 050 then the LC Classification Top Line will come from 090

    Regarding Dublin Core:

    Currently empty. Planned to come from:
    (dcterms:LCSH),
    dcterms:subject (determs:LCSH),
    dc:subject (dcterms:LCC),
    dcterms:subject (determs:LCC)

    Recent data may not be available if it has not yet been received from CONSER.
    Link ID The link ID. For more information concerning this field and the next two, see Understanding the fields Link ID Linked to CZ and Linked to NZ in the Bibliographic Details folder.
    Linked to CZ Indicates if the record is linked to the Community Zone
    Linked to NZ Indicates if the record is linked to the Network Zone
    Local Param 1-10 This field allows you to enrich the bibliographic and holdings information exported to Analytics with additional information from MARC fields in Alma."
    In order to make use of this field, you must contact Ex Libris Support and supply them with a three-digit MARC field code (for example, 901). (The field does not need to include a 9.)
    The fields can be number and code fields but not control fields. Therefore, the field must be greater than or equal to 010, because 00X are Control Fields and 01X-09X are Numbers and Code Fields.
    Following configuration of this field by Ex Libris Support, its value will be available in analytics.
    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.
    Note that the local param fields are not related to the MARC type of the record. For example, if field 913 is defined to be in local param 1 then field 913 will always be in local param 1. This is the case if the record is of the type KORMARC, CNMARC, UNIMARC, MARC21, and so forth. It is not possible to have different sets of Local Param 1-10 for different types of MARC.
    Managed by Provider Indicates if the electronic resource is managed by the provider
    MMS ID Stores the MMS ID of the item. This is the MMS ID of the portfolios associated with the electronic collection. It is not the MMS ID of the electronic collection or of the MMS ID of the descriptive bibliographic record added in the Additional tab of the electronic collection editor. If there are no portfolios, the value of this field is empty.
    Modification Date Stores the modification date. Date fields can consist of a partial date, such as just the year or a month and year.
    Modification Date (Calendar) Stores the modification date. Calendar Date fields always consist of a month, date, and year. If the information is not provided, 01 is added, so that a date of 2020 is rendered 01/01/2020. This date format is useful when filtering the report by date.
    Modified By Stores the user name that modified the record
    Network ID This field is used by institutions implementing a Network Zone. It is the same as the MMS ID of the bibliographic record in the Network Zone and can be used to create reports that show the MMS ID in the member institution (using the existing MMS ID), as well as the corresponding MMS ID in the Network Zone.
    Originating System The system where the bibliographic record originated
    Originating System ID The ID of the system where the bibliographic record originated
    Originating System Version The version of the originating system
    Peer Reviewed Indicates if the article was peer reviewed
    Provider Name The name of the provider
    Record Format The format of the bibliographic record. Examples:
    • MARC 21
    • DC
    • KORMARC
    • CNMARC
    • UNIMARC
    Suppressed from Discovery Indicates whether the record is suppressed from external discovery systems

    Library Unit

    Library Unit is a dimension table that stores information about the library.

    Library Unit
    Field Description Additional Information
    Library Code Stores the library code  
    Library Code (Active) Stores the code of active (not deleted) libraries  
    Library Name Stores the library name  
    Library Name (Active) Stores the library name of active (not deleted) libraries  
    Library Description Stores the library description  
    Unit Type Store the type of organization unit Values can be Institution/Library

    Registration Date

    Registration Date is a dimension table that stores information about the date that the patron registered for the waitlist.

    Registration Date
    Field Description Additional Information
    Registration Date Stores the representation creation date in the date format 2/29/2012  
    Registration Start of Week The date of the first business day of the week  
    Registration Week Number The number of the week of the year  
    Registration Month Key Stores the month of the date in number format such as 2 for February This field is useful when you want to sort by month
    Registration Month Stores the month of the date in month description format such as February  
    Registration Full Month Stores the month and the year of the date in a display format such as Feb 12  
    Registration Quarter Stores the quarter of the date in a display format such as Q1  
    Registration Year Stores the year of the date in string format such as 2012  
    Registration Date Filter Used to filter report results by date.  
    Registration Date Stores the Hierarchy column that allows the user to drill down from the first level of the Registration Date to the third level. Using this column provides the user with the option to view the accumulative measures in each level of the hierarchy.  

    Representation Details

    The Representation Details table is a dimension table that stores information about digital representations.
    Representation Details
    Field Description Additional Information
    IED The IED (Intellectual entity digital) value  
    Is Deposit Indicates if the representation entered the repository as a deposit  
    Is Digitization Indicates if the representation entered the repository from a digitization request  
    Rep Creation Date Stores the representation creation date in the date format 2/29/2012  
    Rep Creator The creator of the representation  
    Rep Delivery URL The delivery URL of the representation  
    Rep Deposit ID The deposit ID of the representation  
    Rep Digitization ID The digitization ID of the representation  
    Rep Entity Author The author of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Creator Th creator of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Date The date of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Day in Month The date of the month of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity End Page The end age of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity End Time The end time of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Issue The issue of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Number The number of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Season Month The month that the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Start Page The start page of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Start Time The start time of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Title The title of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Track The track of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Type The type of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Volume The volume of the representation entity  
    Rep Entity Year The year of the representation entity  
    Rep Label The label of the representation  
    Rep Last View Date The last view date of the representation  
    Rep Lifecycle The lifecycle of the representation  
    Rep Link Param 1-5 The representation link parameters 1-5. This is relevant only for remote citations.  
    Rep Modification Date The modification date of the representation  
    Rep Modified By The user who modified the representation  
    Rep Originating System ID The origination system ID of the representation  
    Rep Public Note The public note of the representation  
    Rep Remote Code The remote code of the representation  
    Rep Type Code The type code of the representation  
    Rep Usage Type The usage type of the representation  

    Session Date

    The Session Date table is a dimension table that stores information about the dates of the waitlist sessions.
    Session Date
    Field Description Additional Information
    Session Date Stores the representation creation date in the date format 2/29/2012  
    Session Start of Week The date of the first business day of the week  
    Session Week Number The number of the week of the year  
    Session Month Key Stores the month of the date in number format such as 2 for February This field is useful when you want to sort by month
    Session Month Stores the month of the date in month description format such as February  
    Session Full Month Stores the month and the year of the date in a display format such as Feb 12  
    Session Quarter Stores the quarter of the date in a display format such as Q1  
    Session Year Stores the year of the date in string format such as 2012  
    Session Date Filter Used to filter report results by date.  
    Session Date Stores the Hierarchy column that allows the user to drill down from the first level of the Session Date to the third level. Using this column provides the user with the option to view the accumulative measures in each level of the hierarchy.  

    User

    The User table is a dimension table that stores information about the waitlist user.

    User Details
    Field Description Additional information
    Birth Date Stores the birth date of the user  
    Campus Code Stores the campus code of the user  
    Can't edit restricted users Indicates if the user can edit restricted user groups  
    Cataloger Level The cataloger level of the user  
    Creation Date Stores the date that the user was created in the system  
    Creator Stores the user name of the user that created the user in the system  
    Default Language Stores the default language of the user  
    Disable All Login Restrictions Indicates if the user has IP login restrictions disabled  
    Expiry Date Stores the date on which the user is to expire and no longer be able to get service from the system  
    Changing the user expiry date is one way to control item due dates that extend beyond the end of a semester and must be shortened to the end of the semester. For more information, see How to Make Items Have Due Dates at the End of the Semester.
    External ID Stores the ID of the user in the originating system  
    Failed Authentication Stores the number of times that the user tried to access Alma with an incorrect password  
    First Name Stores the user’s first name  
    Full Name Store's the user's full name  
    Gender Stores male or female  
    Has Role Other Than Patron indicates if the patron has a role other than Patron  
    Has Role Other Than Patron and Instructor  Indicates if the patron has a role other than Patron and Instructor  
    Identifier 1 Stores identifier 1. The identifier field allows you to enrich the user details exported to Analytics with additional identifiers. Choosing a specific identifier to be included in the user details is done in Alma (in a table that is currently restricted to Ex Libris staff). For assistance in defining this field, contact Ex Libris Support.
    Only one value per identifier is supported.
    Identifier 2 Stores identifier 2. See details in "identifier 1" above.  
    IdP Service in Use Indicates if an identity provider service is in use  
    Is Blocked Indicates if the patron is blocked  
    Job Category Stores the job category definition to which the user belongs based on the Job Categories code table  
    Job Description Stores free-form text that describes the function of the user in the library  
    Job Title The title of the job  
    Last Activity Date The last date that a patron made a request or borrowed or returned an item  
    Last Name Stores the user’s last name  
    User – Linked From Institution Code The code of the institution from which the user is linked  
    User – Linked From Institution Name The name of the institution from which the user is linked  
    User – Linked From Other Institution Indicates if the user is linked from another institution Possible values:
    • yes
    • no
    Linked To Other Institution Indicates if the user is linked to another institution  
    Locked Out Date Indicates the date on which the user is locked out. A user is locked out if he tries to access the Alma system several times with incorrect credentials.  
    Middle Name Stores the middle name of the user  
    Modification Date Stores the date of the modification of the user record  
    Modified By Stores the name of the user that modified the user record  
    Patron Letters Opt In The letters for which the patron has opted in  
    Patron Letters Opt Out The letters for which the patron has opted out  

    Preferred First Name

    Stores the user’s preferred first name

    See Preferred first / middle / last names for more information.

    Preferred Last Name

    Stores the user’s preferred last name

    Preferred Middle Name

    Stores the user’s preferred middle name

    Primary Identifier Stores the primary identifier that the user uses in order to log on to Alma  
    Purge Date Stores the date on which the user record is to be deleted from Alma  
    Resource Sharing Library The resource sharing library assigned to the user.  
    Resource Sharing Library Code The code of the resource sharing library assigned to the user.  
    Statistical Categories 1-10 These fields allow you to map ten statistical categories. This allows you to filter reports based on advanced user information typically stored in the statistical category fields. For more information, see Configuring Statistical Categories for Analytics.  
    Status Indicates if the user is active  
    Status Date Stores the date on which the patron was registered in the university  
    User Group Stores the group with which the user is associated such as Faculty, Graduate, or Student  
    User Group Code Stores the code of the user group  
    User ID Stores a unique internal ID of the user  
    User Record Type Indicates if the user is a Public, Staff, or Contact User  
    User Status Type The status type of the user  
    User Title The title of the user  
    User Type Stores the values Internal and External.
    • Internal - An internal user is one whose core user details are managed within the system such as user name, password, contact information, and so forth.
    • External - An external user is one whose core user details are managed by a student information system.

    Institution

    The shared Institution dimension allows the Network Zone to view reports according to institution. It is available in every subject area. It contains the following fields:
    Institution
    Field Description Additional information
    Institution Code The code of the institution.  
    Institution Name The name of the institution.  
    Institution Timezone The timezone of the institution  
    Data Available As Of When the data became available to analytics  
    Data Updated As Of When the data was taken from Alma  
    If an analytics report is run from the Network Zone in a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone, all member institutions are included in the report for Institution Code and Institution Name.
    If an analytics report is run from an institution that is not part of a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone, only the single institution from which the report is run is included in the report for Institution Code and Institution Name.
    Reports involving data across a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone may take longer to run than reports within one institution.
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