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  1. 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.

    26 votes
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    • '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.

      69 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…

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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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          • 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 -…

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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.

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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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                • Search Compendex in Primo Central

                  Please add Compendex to Primo Central. Ei Compendex is an engineering bibliographic database published by Elsevier. It indexes scientific literature pertaining to engineering materials. Beginning in 1884, it was compiled by hand under the original title of Engineering Index

                  https://www.engineeringvillage.com/search/quick.url

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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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                    • 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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                      • 6 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.

                          24 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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                            • PCI Collections Descriptions

                              PCI Collections have very minimal descriptions. It's very time consuming to try and track down the appropriate page on the external resource's site to both see descriptive information about the collection and also try to get publication and title indexes. What if this was all made available through one of ExL's websites? At least knowing what is available in a collection before hitting "activate" (including number of titles, title lists, etc) would be fantastically more effective, rather than blindly switching on PCI collections because they sound cool.

                              9 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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                                • 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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                                  • 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.…

                                    29 votes
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                                    • New UI - allow full results to be opened in a new tab

                                      In the old interface and in summon it is possible to open full details pages in a new tab while keeping the full results list open.

                                      In the new ui this is not possible. As one of our academics says
                                      "I prefer to review the results page first, opening potentially useful results in new tabs (using 'ctrl+click' ) so that they load 'in the background'. Then I can review each tab without disrupting the original search results (and come back to them later if necessary). "

                                      In the new UI the full record opens over the results list and has…

                                      2 votes
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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.

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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…

                                          16 votes
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