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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.

    84 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.

      31 votes
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      • Session timeout 'Keep me alive' customization

        Right now, Primo is only set to have a 30 minute window before the 'Keep Me Alive' timeout feature appears.

        As someone who uses this button frequently, it would be nice if we could customize the amount of time Primo allows before this 'Keep me Alive' button appears (ie 60 min. 6 hours, 12 hours, etc.) in the BO somehow.

        70 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!!

          51 votes
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          • 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.

            27 votes
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            • Facet "language" not working

              54 votes
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              • Combining searches from search history into a new search

                My colleagues misses the functionality from our previous discovery system to combine searches in the search history list into a new search in an easy way, e.g. S1 AND S3

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                • Add autocomplete to embedded search tile/box

                  When setting up a Primo search tile or search box to embed in a library's website it would be great if it were possible to enable autocomplete in the embedded search box/tile so that it works the same way as it does in the Primo interface.

                  This would help library users enormously.

                  18 votes
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                  • Open Access Flag for Open Access Content

                    Open Access Content in Primo Central should be marked with an open access flag in the search or the facet section.
                    As a result it should be possible to search or filter on open access content regardless of the frontend (Primo or via API).

                    100 votes
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                      Thank you for your contribution
                      Open Access indicator & filter has been added to Summon, following analysis of the feedback for this enhancement in Summon we will evaluate the addition of Open Access indicator & filter to Primo Central.

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                      Allow users to text themselves call number/location for an item

                      38 votes
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                      • Allow Primo to comply with the "force password change on next login" setting in Alma for internal users

                        Alma has the internal user setting "Force password change on next login". Primo does not comply with this setting, so there is no way to force patrons to change their passwords in Primo. This is problematic, because our internal user accounts have a very insecure default password initially set for them. Please consider implementing this feature for Primo

                        40 votes
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                        • Add a search results permalink to the New UI results page

                          When we do searches in Primo for patrons, we often want to be able to send them to a list of results, rather than a specific item.

                          There is a jquery customization the classic UI created by Western Washington University at https://www.orbiscascade.org/blog/9/?bid=121

                          However, that customization does not work on the new UI, and requires users to be able to create a SQL database to store redirects, and to store files on a local server.

                          Ideally, search results permalink functionality could be built into Primo's New UI.

                          The attached screenshot shows the WWU search results permalink in action.

                          11 votes
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                          • Campus Activated Subscriber Access for better off-campus and mobile access to full text

                            Google Scholar is rolling out a programme with publishers for easier access to full-text subscription content. They call this Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA). The description from the latest press release says "CASA makes note of a user’s institutional affiliation when they access content from an authorized on-campus location, and then enables continued access to their library’s journal and book holdings from home or when using a device not connected to the institution’s network".

                            The way this could work with Primo is by setting a cookie on the user's device when they are on campus and access Primo. If their…

                            1 vote
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                            • Add filter to eliminate items already pinned from search results

                              Provide a filter that would eliminate items that are already 'pinned' from the search results so that when people have many items pinned and they search on their topic, they have the ability to view only the items they haven't already pinned.
                              (Our graduate students really like the pinning feature.)

                              2 votes
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                              • The "my account" feature in Primo shows other institutions even if no holdings are checked out--these are schools whose holdings have bee

                                The "my account" feature in Primo shows other institutions even if no holdings are checked out--these are schools whose holdings have been viewed by the user only. We'd like to ONLY display other schools in this area unless the user has items requested or checked out.

                                1 vote
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                                • Actions - email record function - Please give indication an email has been sent

                                  When emailing a record (via Actions - email ) it would be great if there was some indication that an email was sent. We often get several emailed records from clients regarding the same item – and one has mentioned it would be great to know it’s been successfully sent. Currently the pop box for entering email details just disappears once submitted.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • my account - loans sort options

                                    User should be able to sort their loans not only by title and due date, but also by author, location, maximum renewal date and status (renewable or not) -> all columns shown should be sortable.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Sort loans by "Due date--earliest" and "Due date--latest"

                                      Under the “loans” section in Primo user accounts, two of the most important sort options are labelled “Due date--newest” and “Due date--oldest”.

                                      “New” and “old” isn't how folks usually describe due dates (correct me if I'm wrong). Rather, you talk about what's due sooner/earlier and what's due later.

                                      Could Primo either allow institutions to customise the labels, or relabel the sorting options as “Due date--earliest” and “Due date--latest”, or some such contrast (closest/farthest)?

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Ignore call number prefix (subfield k) when indexing for Call Number Browse

                                        Primo's browse search "By Library of Congress Call Numbers" includes the call number prefix (holdings record field 852 $k) when generating the browse list. At UGA, we use that prefix for oversize volumes (Folio, Ff), and for a variety of branch locations, special statuses and shelving areas (Juv, Ref, Vet Med, etc.).

                                        As a result, any holdings with a prefix do not show up alongside holdings in the same call number range, essentially hiding many titles from patrons interested in browsing the shelf list. (This would be an issue for staff as well, but shelf list browsing works correctly in…

                                        72 votes
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                                        • Sort date of FRBR groups in date-sorted results lists

                                          When sorting a brief results list by date, obviously always the sort date of the earliest member of a FRBR group is taken to represent the whole group. We would expect that in sort order "year (ascending)" the publication date of the earliest member record is taken, and in sort order "year (descending)" the publication date of the latest member.

                                          2 votes
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