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  1. 'pin' \ save to eshelf all items of a specific search

    Add the ability to 'pin' all results of a specific search, without having to manually select them.

    The classic UI has the option to save all items in a specific page to eshelf, this is missing from the NUI and it also doesn't offer a full solution. Users asked for the ability to add all results of a certain search to their eshelf with one click.

    125 votes
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    • “My Favorites” pin should indicate number of records in favorites

      In the Primo New UI, there is the “my favorites” pin icon at the top right of the screen (screenshot below of the pin). We ran some usability surveys and found that users would like an indication, via the icon, that something is there. Like the number if pinned items and/or a different color indicating that something is there.

      23 votes
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      • Put useful data into the RSS feeds created by Primo

        Technically RSS feeds created by Primo are working. But from a content perspective the feed is a mess.

        Let's start with the feed header:

        Primo delivers <rss version="2.0">
        The standard specification are at http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification . It was published in August 2002. The RSS 2.0 specification is copyrighted by Harvard University and is frozen. Please use RFC 4287 also known as Atom.
        https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4287
        It is simply the better option for may reasons.
        http://www.intertwingly.net/wiki/pie/Rss20AndAtom10Compared

        The description of the feed is <title>Records from Primo</title> .
        As a user I would like to see my search terms in the feed title - like in…

        31 votes
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        • warning message when unpinning a record from the favorites page

          It would be very useful if upon clicking on the unpin icon in the favorites screen, Primo will display a warning message stating that the user is about to delete the marked record/s.
          Currently, clicking willingly or inadvertently on the unpin icon will immediately and irreversibly delete the record/s.

          33 votes
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          • Primo - Pay Fines Link - don't show when there are no fines

            The Pay Fines in Library Card/Account section of Primo displays even when a user has no fines.

            Clicking the link takes the user through to our payment provider allowing them to attempt to pay a fine/fee of zero.

            It would be a notable improvement to the user experience if this link only displayed when there was actually a fine/fee to be paid.

            18 votes
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            • Add next and previous arrows to detail display

              Instead of forcing the user to close the detail display to then click on the details of another record, the idea would be to add next and previous arrows or buttons to the detail display to allow the user to see the next or previous records details.

              60 votes
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              • Primo Central Index ( PCI ) - more granularity in excluding content from activated resources - e.g. exclude from index by resource type

                Right now in Primo Central Index the customer can either activate or not a resource. But sometimes more granularity would be appreciated. Namely adding a filter by resource type allowing inclusion or exclusion in the index would be very useful. Please note: it's *not* a matter of adding a resource type in PCI. It's a matter of excluding records with a specific resource type from activated resources.

                For example, some resources/data sources contains not only articles, but also journals and other resource types we actually catalogue. Since right now dedup does not work between local records and PCI, this ends…

                42 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                • Change the "Guest" button to a "Sign In" button.

                  The new Primo interface has a "Guest" label/button which you have to click to get to a "Sign In" button. This is ridiculous. This confuses a "who you are" label with a login button. There is nothing intuitive about this. Users have to click twice to login.

                  37 votes
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                  • Central Office institution in My Profile for Primo Central: free for delivery collections should be handled by Central Office Institution

                    We've created a Central Office institution in My Profile for Primo Central as described in the Knowledge Center
                    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo_Central/Product_Documentation/PC_Index_Configuration_Guide/020Primo_Central_Index_Registration/030Consortium_Activation_in_Primo_Central

                    This works fine for resources which aren't free for delivery. Collections that are free for delivery have to be activated for each institution within the consortium separately. This means hard and time consuming work if you are supporting several institutions within a consortium like we do.

                    From our point of view there is no reason why the collections that are free for delivery are handled differently. Main criteria to activate a collection is the quality of metadata in Primo Central. There…

                    24 votes
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                    • Allow to delete records in Primo BE ( included dedup records )

                      Right now the only way to delete a record in Primo is to refer to a KB Article [1] explaining how to write an xml OAI-PMH record with status 'deleted' and let the xml file to be ingested by a pipe. The procedure is cumbersome and error prone (e.g. issues with compression of the file on non linux machines etc.) and it does not always work properly. For example, dedup records are not properly deleted by this procedure.

                      It would be good to provide a feature in the Primo BE allowing to look for specific PNX and to delete it.…

                      34 votes
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                      • Inclusion of New UI Top Banner links in Primo Analytics Action Usage Report

                        We would like the links on the Links Menu that appear in the banner at the top of the screen in the new UI to be harvested into Primo Analytics and to be included in the Primo Action Usage Report. Ideally we would like usage information to be harvested for both links created by ExLibris (such as Tags, Browse etc) and also links that we have added to the menu (for example a link to our LibGuide).

                        Obtaining usage information for these links will not only be very useful in determining which links we include in the top banner but…

                        13 votes
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                        • Make hyphenated compound searchable as closed compound

                          Hyphenated compounds are indexed for search as open compounds in Primo when "remove hyphens" option is enabled.

                          In German language it is also very common to concatenate them as closed compounds, thus creating a single word without spaces or hyphens. This variant should be indexed for search as well.

                          Example:
                          "Passagen-Werk" (hyphenated compound)
                          • at the moment also finds "Passagen Werk" (open compound) when "remove hyphens" option is enabled
                          • at the moment does not find "Passagenwerk" (closed compound) but should be able to find this!!

                          56 votes
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                          • Find e-Journal by Title search

                            Add the following radio buttons to the Find e-Journal by Title search:

                            *Contains
                            *Starts with
                            *Exact

                            48 votes
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                            • Tagging a Pinned item - stop forcing the entire page to reload each time

                              Paraphrased omment from one of our patrons:
                              - When I tag something I have pinned, the entire page has to refresh- which means it jumps all over as images come in etc and can take up to 5 seconds to fully load. Not all browsers act the same. Chrome gets me close to where I was while FireFox is a Magic 8 ball. One time I land back at the record I just tagged, the next, I am 6 records up the list. I'm working my way through my list trying to organize my articles for a lit review -…

                              14 votes
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                              • Move Peer Reviewed into it's own facet group

                                The Peer Reviewed facet is currently grouped in the Availability facet group. It has nothing to do with Availability or the other things in the Availability facet group. Not seeing another facet group that makes sense, Peer Reviewed should be in it's own facet group. This will make more sense to the user, allow more flexibility in controlling the placement and the look and feel of these individual facets.

                                13 votes
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                                • Ability to increase the number of results that are loaded at a time in New UI

                                  Currently, the Primo New UI retrieves 10 search results. It is not possible to increase the number of results.
                                  We would like the ability to configure the number of results that are loaded at a time.

                                  82 votes
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                                  • Offer a select and "renew selected" option in Primo Loans tab

                                    Under the Primo 'Loans' tab, users currently have the ability the ability to renew individual titles, or "renew all". But they cannot select particular titles and renew only those.

                                    We have had several patrons complain about this lack of functionality as they only want to renew books when the original loan period requires them to (i.e. they don't want to renew early) so that they get the maximum loan periods allowed.

                                    A "renew selected" feature on the Primo Loans tab would improve the user experience.

                                    75 votes
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                                    • Facet "language" not working

                                      57 votes
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                                      • My Account - Previous and Historic Loans

                                        For privacy reasons, many libraries disable the tracking of historic loans.

                                        But when a client is signed into Primo, has items on their account, and goes to the Loans page of My Account, there is a drop-down with an option to choose to display either "active loans" or "previous and historic loans". It is redundant to have that second option there, since we have disabled it. There should be a way in Primo Back Office to hide that.

                                        10 votes
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                                        • [Primo] - allow to set up a default view, i.e. the landing view for the user when view ID is missing or mistyped

                                          Right now the 'default' view in Primo is the 'out of the box' view, named 'default', which is normally used as template by user for creating the View actually in use. And that's fine.
                                          But the customer should be allowed to define which view sahll be used as default View in the Primo instance. Current feature "Session timeout URL" is not enough.
                                          - In case for example of mistyping the URL, the system leads to the 'default/otb' view.
                                          - If a View is deleted but a user has a bookmark, again the system leads to the 'default/otb' view.

                                          It should…

                                          3 votes
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