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  1. 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.

    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

      40 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.

        77 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.

          74 votes
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          • Display virtual browse by shelf mark as default (without mouse-over)

            The new PRIMO Ui virtual browse has changed the display of the shelf mark information. You need to do a mouse-over to see the shelf mark. The suggestion is to make shelf mark display as default (as in the old UI), publication year as an option in back office or maybe have both shelf mark and publication year on different rows (without mouse-over solution).
            1. Will all users understand it’s a mouse-over solution here?
            2. Will all users be able to display the shelf mark with mouse-over? Compatible with all major web browsers? The mouse over doesn’t work in Safari…

            6 votes
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            • Improve Primo RTA status for items that are in transit, on order, in processing, missing, etc.

              Right now if an item is not available, then the item says "Checked out..." even if the item isn't actually checked out. In Alma, the status is under "Process type" and we want this more detailed "Process type" to be displayed to our users instead of just "Checked out.." for everything that isn't available. This is really confusing if the item is missing or being processed by our technical staff. We need to be able to tell users more detail. We have had several users request our library order a book and then when the book is being processed it…

              290 votes
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              • List of Loans - Indicate if item is Requested

                It should be possible to indicate in the patron's List of Loans in the Library Account whether an item is requested, otherwise, it is not clear if the due date is sooner than on other loans because it is a Reserved item or because it was Requested by another reader.

                18 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.

                  6 votes
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                  • Show cited in and cited by in the browse results in new UI

                    In the new UI you need to look in the full results page to see cited in and cited by. Please add them back on the brief results page. As one of our researchers says "When researching a new subject one strategy is to look for articles that have a number of citations. This helps to find those articles that are cited a lot and so are especially significant within a domain and also allows a way to quickly expand reading to cover other relevant articles. Having the citations appear on the results list therefore helps to identify such articles…

                    35 votes
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                    • New Search link in new Primo UI should unlock & reset sticky facets

                      Can the new Primo UI be configured so all locked facets are unlocked and reset when the user clicks the “New Search”link on top of the new Primo UI toolbar?

                      Since the locked facets are programmed to remain active for the session, even after clicking “New Search”, the user may receive unanticipated results, and/or a result set of “No Records Found” if the sticky facets don’t apply to the new search.

                      For an example: A search on history narrowed to the subject of “History & Archaeology” with facets “Available in the Library” and NOT “Video” does a nice job of…

                      12 votes
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                      • Acquire SpringShare and integrate LibGuides functionality into Primo UI.

                        LibGuides and the other SpringShare components provide supplemental functionality for many libraries. Many Primo customers are pointing to LibGuides for things like Database Search/A-Z, content management, and subject guides. Acquiring that resource would allow Ex Libris to incorporate the product into Primo and would allow Ex Libris to integrate the product into the secure architecture and FedRAMP approved architecture.

                        8 votes
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                        • Add Show Actions icons to My Favorites

                          Option to add all the Show Actions icons to display on My Favorites, or at least some icons such as the print and e-mail icons, instead of just the ...

                          Please see screen capture attached.

                          64 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.

                            6 votes
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                            • 6 votes
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                              • Add option to view complete authority records in Primo

                                Primo does not show the complete authority record. In Aleph the end user could see the authority record through the link from Primo to the OPAC. As ALMA has no such option the end user has no way of seeing the complete authority record with all the RDA fields. If the complete authority record is displayed, not only some of the fields, the end user can find important information about the author with one click.

                                19 votes
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                                • Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references

                                  Please see public ticket 423179 opened by our University.
                                  Sadly we have discovered that "Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references". In our opinion this would be an useful improvemet

                                  28 votes
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                                  • Reinstate timeout url in Primo New UI

                                    We would like Primo to timeout to our Library home page instead of the Primo homepage. This was possible in the Classic UI but is not available in the new UI. Please make the Timeout URL option work in the new UI

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Allow Main Menu Links to be Configurable on Primo Services Page in New UI

                                      We would like to be able to configure Main Menu Links on the Primo Services Page.

                                      When a patron lands on the services page, they should have the same Main Menu options as any other Primo page: New Search, Browse Search, EJournals, Citation Linker, etc.

                                      Unfortunately, these "Main Menu links in the New UI Services page were suppressed by design."

                                      Thanks,
                                      Blake

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Date format for Loans option for DD/MM/YYYY (New UI/Primo VE)

                                        We have Primo VE and the New UI and the date format for loans (in the user's account) defaults to the US MM/DD/YYYY format. We want to be able to chnage this to DD/MM/YYYY but there currently isn't an option to do so.

                                        6 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 -…

                                          2 votes
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