(System) Alma Analytics for Advanced Users

Alma Analytics sessions presented by Yoel Kortick

Ex Libris Presentations and Documents - Analytics

Ask the Experts: Analytics for Advanced Users webinar series 
[index to session from Doris Munson, Eastern Washington University]
How to create a prompt – Minute 5
How to create a case-insensitive prompt – Minute 16
How to change the “no results” message – Minute 26
Regular expressions – Minute 32
How to use multiple filters per column – Minute 49
How to concatenate two or more fields – Minute 54, quick explanation, better coverage in session 2
Part 2 (04/09/2018)
How to include values chosen in prompts as part of the header – Minute 3, actual instructions start at Minute 6
Alternative method using a column and “edit formula” -- Minute 14
How to move a column – Minute 18-19
How to display the total number of rows – Minute 21
This is a great tutorial on how to take one column and edit it to do something else, and how to add a narrative
How to concatenate two or more fields – Minute 32 (Better coverage than in session 1)
Function > Conversion >Cast as to simplify Creation Date
How to separate semicolon delimited values into separate columns – Minute 44
Use regular expression to separate at semicolon
Example in ppt is for reserves, Yoel shows how to change regEx to use it for ISBNs
Edit Resource type so that only part after dash appears -- Minute 49
Uses regular expression
How to change display default in Analytics Edit mode from Results tab to Criteria tab – Minute 55
Part 3 (05/15/2018)
Create an itemized set in Alma from Analytics report – Minute 3
Yoel had technical problems, so go to minute 14 to see how the set is created in Alma
 Minute 17 – can run jobs on created set
ELUNA 2018 presentation
Who can access Analytics objects in Alma – Minute 18
How to conditionally change the text format in an Analytics report – Minute 24
Column Properties > Conditional Format
Can add more than one condition
How to use the CASE condition to change text in a report– Minute 30
To group things together for reporting purposes
Edit Formula > Insert Function > Expressions > CASE switch
Can have multiple When/Then statements
Tip at Minute 40 --- Use FusionFX to run a report, esp. if you have a prompt
3 subjects done at the same time: How to use the SUBSTRING function to separate part of a field; and separate the date time field into date and time – Minute 44
Edit Formula > CAST changes to date or time – easiest is to copy from documentation
Internet search of “Cast as obiee” gives all options
How to get hour of loan – Minute 52
Example: Loans at circulation desks by hour for last year
SUBSTRING at minute 58—example of editing a regEx to use with a different field


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OwnerHenry T.GroupUWLSS
Created2018-09-14 11:33 CSTUpdated2023-10-02 07:46 CST
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