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  1. Display of earlier editions in 'View x versions' feature instead of latest ones

    Unfortunately, and I've noticed this with other titles in Primo, e.g. Begg Economics, the latest editions of titles are hidden in the 'View x versions' area of Primo while the earliest edition is displayed in the search results. It would be better perhaps if the latest edition displayed with the option to view earlier editions under the 'View x versions' feature.

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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).

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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.

      • Review content type in Primo is confusing

        Currently the Review content type in Primo / Primo Central seems to contain both Book Reviews such as
        http://shu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/44SHU_VU1:default_scope:TN_sciversesciencedirect_elsevierS0261-5177(06)00203-2

        and Review Articles such as
        http://shu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/44SHU_VU1:default_scope:TN_proquest1373464971

        It would be better if these were in separate content types.

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        • Improve APA citation format to include the DOI for an article

          APA citation format should include the DOI information for journal articles. As recommended by APA.

          http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/digital-object-identifier-doi/

          However citations from Primo do not include a DOI.

          We note that Summon is able to do this and hope that the defect be resolved.

          eg from Primo
          Hooper, L. (2012). ExLibris's Primo and Musical Research. Music Reference Services Quarterly, 15(2), 119-124.
          and from Summon
          Hooper, L. (2012). ExLibris's primo and musical research. Music Reference Services Quarterly, 15(2), 119. doi:10.1080/10588167.2012.672088

          125 votes
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          • Lateral linking as standard option for more fields

            At this moment, lateral links are available OTB for authors and subjects; and can be implemented for local fields.
            We ‘d like lateral linking to be a standard option for more fields like : ispartof, relation and unititle.
            Use case is a series link in tab Details.

            138 votes
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            • Export to Excel

              It would be great if would could provide an option to export to excel for results saved in e-shelf

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              • Adding 'Issue' as a new resource type in Primo Central

                Resource types used in Primo Central are limited to 23 (book, article, journal, image...) [See pdf "Primo Central Index Resource Types" in the Documentation Center].

                For digitized journal issues, the type in use is 'journal'. Archive collections like HathiTrust may contain tens of thousands of digitized journal issues; institutional repositories may also contain complete issues… This is finally confusing for end-users for who see issues labelled as journals and for whom filtering by resource type has become useless.

                Adding a 24th type 'Issue' for this material would be welcome! ‘Journal’ would thus only remain for real journal records.

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                • Change labels for Hathi Trust Records that are restricted to search only

                  Currently, Hathi Trust records appear to have a full-text available label whether they are available in full-text or they are restricted to search only. In Summon restricted items in Hathi Trust are labeled citation online in order to not give the user a false expectation that the item would be available. I would like Primo to treat Hathi Trust records the same way.

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                  • Enable actions for loans/requests in My Account

                    Right now in Primo, if you have items checked out at your library, you can't do anything with them in the UI. You can't send to RefWorks, email, etc. Users would like to be able to send these items to citation management tools and they currently can’t do that. From the loan list, there is no link back to the full record.

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                    • • Records without a date at the bottom of results list when sorting on date oldest

                      At this moment, the sort option “Date oldest” displays the records without a date on top of the results list. This is confusing and not relevant for users; when there are several records without a Creation Date they probably conclude that sorting on date oldest doesn’t work. Our request is to display the records without a date always at the bottom of the results list when a sort option on date is used (thus as well for date oldest as for date newest)

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                      • Version control system for back office configuration

                        A version control system for back office configuration tables, pipes, normalization rules etc.
                        For files like Custom HTML, CSS, JS, PDS etc. we can manage change history and revert to older versions by using version control systems like Git, Subversion etc. For configuration managed via the web back office and database this is not possible, but it is a vital feature of professional system management. This will become more important in a full SaaS environment.

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