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  1. 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.

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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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      • 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…

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        • Delete and Monitor User-Submitted Tags in Primo

          I would love our students and patrons to adopt the tag functionality in Primo. I like that adding a tag requires being logged-in, which reduces possibility of automated or commercial spam significantly. But there's still significant likelihood of users applying tags with humorous or malicious intent.

          Two functions would greatly increase our likelihood of using this functionality rather than just hiding it via CSS:
          1. Allow administrators to delete tags.
          2. Allow administrators to review tags by searching and browsing in order of most recently applied first.

          Our implementation coordinator stated that this is currently unavailable for multitenant hosted Primo…

          37 votes
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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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            • 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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              • • 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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                • 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.

                    • 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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                      • 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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