What link resolver is available in Alma?
Does Alma include the full functionality of SFX?
Does Alma support OpenURL and context sensitive services?
Can library staff edit the OpenURL metadata?
Can Alma augment the OpenURL metadata content where necessary?
How does the link resolver manage electronic journals with no ISSN?
How does Alma handle cases where the OpenURL resolves to multiple records?
Does Alma provide link resolution testing functionality?
If a collection or journal is activated in Alma will the articles in Primo central for a journal title in this package also automatically be activated?
How does Alma respond when a link does not produce expected results or provides an incorrect full text resource?
Does Alma provide an alternative to OpenURL in the event that the OpenURL link fails?
Can the link resolver offer multiple linking options - including print?
How does the Open URL links appear in other services, such as Google Scholar or other third party databases?
How is EZProxy managed and integrated in Alma?
Does Alma support usage statistics via COUNTER?
Alma facilitates the collection and reporting of usage statistics information supplied by vendors (content providers) in COUNTER 4 format.
Support for COUNTER 5 as well as SUSHI lite is on the Alma Roadmap.
Ex Libris is closely following developments in the industry regarding these protocols and will incorporate them into Alma in a timely manner as the industry develops.
Alma Analytics provides usage statistics reporting capabilities that enable the creation of reports such as usage statistics by journal, database, publisher, platform, and subscriber. The reports enable the library to drill down on data elements included in the report such as year range, titles, etc.
COUNTER statistics can be either loaded automatically or manually.
COUNTER and SUSHI
How does Alma deal with non-COUNTER compliant publishers' statistics?