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  1. Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs

    Enable Primo to be configured to create Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs to give the user quicker access to a resource.

    In order to still be permanent, system administrators should be able to configure an order of preference for the permalinks between view it, get it and details to guarantee the link goes somewhere as long as the resource remains in Primo.

    4 votes
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    • Reminder of Library Pin

      Within My account have a "Forgotten your Library Pin?" button to get a reminder via e-mail.

      4 votes
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      • Option to extend Held Shelf Expiry Date

        We would like the option, within My Account for the user to be able extend the Held Shelf expiry date of their requests. They would click on a button and, if no-one had already requested their item the system would automatically extend the Held shelf expiry date (it could do this by an agreed period - for example 2 days and if, required an email could be sent to Library Requests staff to alert them)

        5 votes
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        • Enable configuration of Permalinks to open a tab that gives access to an item

          Permalinks currently open into the detail tab in Primo.

          Our users have expressed a preference for the permalink to open into a screen which would give them access to the item i.e. either the getit or view it tab.

          3 votes
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          • Enable configuration of Permalinks to open a tab that gives access to an item

            Permalinks currently open into the detail tab in Primo.

            Our users have expressed a preference for the permalink to open into a screen which would give them access to the item i.e. either the getit or view it tab.

            3 votes
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            • Persistent "Number of results to display" setting

              As a user, I would like the "Number of results to display" setting in the "My Account" area to be persistent for my user account.

              Currently, this setting is dependent on a browser cookie and/or system cache. As a security measure, many users clear caches and cookies when they close their browser. This results in the setting reverting to a default value when they next log in to Primo.

              Having this setting directly associated with a user's Primo account would provide a more consistent user experience.

              7 votes
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              • Keep search preferences between searches

                We find it annoying that facet selections made in a search are lost when a new search is run. (In both Advanced and basic searches)

                So for example if I select a library location or if I expand my results for one search, these settings are lost if I change my search terms.

                We would like the selections to stay but with an easy way to clear them if desired.

                24 votes
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                • Add a pre-filter for Peer-reviewed Journals

                  Our students would like the option to pre-filter their searches to articles published in Peer-reviewed journals. The current Primo configuration only allows this filter as a refining facet after searching.

                  40 votes
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                  • Combine permalinks with citations in Primo

                    In Primo, the ability to copy citations is very useful, as is the ability to copy permalinks for individual records. When helping a patron via virtual reference (chat or email), it is cumbersome to, first, open and copy the citation, and second, open copy the permalink. It would make more sense to either hyperlink the citation with a stable link, or include the permalink after the citation in the same window.

                    45 votes
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                    • Password reminder

                      We would like to have a "Forgotten your password?" button on the login page to get a reminder via e-mail, or a link to reset the password.

                      220 votes
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                      • Enable Full Text Searching

                        Enable full text searching for all searches as opposed to only as an enhanced search when results are low. This is especially confusing for when the same search can return less results after a user logs in.

                        21 votes
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                        • Display "Sign in to check request options" message/link on a higher level

                          Display the "Sign in to check request options" message/link on a higher level than for each location? That would make it much more visible for customers, instead of having to click on individual locations drop down links.

                          3 votes
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                          • Add Altmetric badge

                            Display Almetric information for a spesific atrical as part of Primo user interface
                            Embedd for articles display in Primo Altmetric badge

                            11 votes
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                            • Offer users option to login for more results

                              When system detects that users are not logged in, Primo should offer users the option to login to get all of the results to which they are entitled.

                              8 votes
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                              • Cutting and Pasting Search Strategies following a PRIMO search

                                As a reference librarian, I regularly include a copy of a my strategy with a hypertext link to the search in an email or Google Doc. There is a nice summary of the strategy above the search in PRIMO, but I can't copy it well; it needs a lot of editing if pasted.

                                In my search history, it is a hyper-link and when I highlight it to copy, it tends to re-run the link.

                                The alternatives are too share a link (the links too searches are too long -- a short link may work) or to do a screen capture…

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