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  1. New Search link in new Primo UI should unlock & reset sticky facets

    Can the new Primo UI be configured so all locked facets are unlocked and reset when the user clicks the “New Search”link on top of the new Primo UI toolbar?

    Since the locked facets are programmed to remain active for the session, even after clicking “New Search”, the user may receive unanticipated results, and/or a result set of “No Records Found” if the sticky facets don’t apply to the new search.

    For an example: A search on history narrowed to the subject of “History & Archaeology” with facets “Available in the Library” and NOT “Video” does a nice job of…

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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…

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      • Analytics - advanced search stastistics

        Hi there,

        According to SF case 422111 it's currently not possible to provide detailed statistics about advanced search field through OBI.

        As for the facets, we would like to know the number of using field by field.

        For example :
        - We would like to know how many clicks were done on search field "Topic"
        - We would like to know how many clicks were done on search field "Author"
        - We would like to know in how many session the search field document type / books was used
        - Which are the fields the most used in the advanced…

        54 votes
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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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          • Acquire SpringShare and integrate LibGuides functionality into Primo UI.

            LibGuides and the other SpringShare components provide supplemental functionality for many libraries. Many Primo customers are pointing to LibGuides for things like Database Search/A-Z, content management, and subject guides. Acquiring that resource would allow Ex Libris to incorporate the product into Primo and would allow Ex Libris to integrate the product into the secure architecture and FedRAMP approved architecture.

            8 votes
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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…

              38 votes
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              • Add Show Actions icons to My Favorites

                Option to add all the Show Actions icons to display on My Favorites, or at least some icons such as the print and e-mail icons, instead of just the ...

                Please see screen capture attached.

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                • Move Peer Reviewed into it's own facet group

                  The Peer Reviewed facet is currently grouped in the Availability facet group. It has nothing to do with Availability or the other things in the Availability facet group. Not seeing another facet group that makes sense, Peer Reviewed should be in it's own facet group. This will make more sense to the user, allow more flexibility in controlling the placement and the look and feel of these individual facets.

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                  • 6 votes
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                    • Add option to view complete authority records in Primo

                      Primo does not show the complete authority record. In Aleph the end user could see the authority record through the link from Primo to the OPAC. As ALMA has no such option the end user has no way of seeing the complete authority record with all the RDA fields. If the complete authority record is displayed, not only some of the fields, the end user can find important information about the author with one click.

                      19 votes
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                      • Better analytics for resource recommender to tell how many times recommendation is triggered and how often it is clicked

                        The resource recommender can be a very new tool to help improve the user experience of searchers.

                        However without proper analytics it is hard to tell if all the effort done to create them have had an impact.

                        Hence it would be helpful to have data like

                        Analytics that tell staff

                        a) How often a recommendation is triggered or most common recommendations shown
                        b) How often a recommendation is clicked

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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.

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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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                                  • Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references

                                    Please see public ticket 423179 opened by our University.
                                    Sadly we have discovered that "Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references". In our opinion this would be an useful improvemet

                                    28 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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                                      • Allow Main Menu Links to be Configurable on Primo Services Page in New UI

                                        We would like to be able to configure Main Menu Links on the Primo Services Page.

                                        When a patron lands on the services page, they should have the same Main Menu options as any other Primo page: New Search, Browse Search, EJournals, Citation Linker, etc.

                                        Unfortunately, these "Main Menu links in the New UI Services page were suppressed by design."

                                        Thanks,
                                        Blake

                                        5 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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