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  1. e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting

    e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting. There is no indication available and when copying large amounts of items it is unclear as to whether they have been added to the clipboard or not so the user cannot tell when it is time to paste.

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    • Relais third-node adapter

      There should be a way to search consortium library ILSes using Metalib or a z39.50 third-node adapter. We are currently building a metalib quickset to federate search across the consortium. We hate relais' discovery service so we would like to keep users in primo. Currently, the relais link in the new UI is for known items. We would like to create a consortium based union catalog. Even better would be if this could get accomplished by daily automated harvesting within PCI (leaving d2d's web API to check availability and process the loan). If you think this would require additional resources,…

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      • Add fields for Name and email address to the Action>Email option

        Our students have started using the Action>Email option which is available when displaying a record in Primo to ask questions about that title/item.

        Unfortunately they don't realise that their Name/email address isn't being included and so we are receiving messages to our library email from Primo asking us to help without details of the patron!

        If you could add fields for Name and email address to the Action>Email form that would resolve the issue.

        7 votes
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        • Truncation within parenthesis

          We would like Primo to work with searching with truncation even within parenthesis, like this:

          "soccer injur*"

          would return for example:

          soccer injury
          soccer injuries

          20 votes
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          • 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.

            6 votes
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            • cursor location after clearing search box

              Choosing "new search" puts the cursor in the search box. But when I click on the small x to clear the search terms, I would like the cursor to return to the search box.

              19 votes
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              • Modify message and add hyperlink in "Request" tab in search result

                "Title Request Limit" is not be used in our library but misleading message "Patron has exceeded requests limit" is shown in result list "Request" tab of Primo after user logged in. As a result, we would like to modify the message and hyperlink that will be more user friendly. Hyperlink is not supported to add. We would like to change the message to 'Click "Holdings" to check "Request Options"' as well as "Holdings" is a hyperlink. Tab will be switch to "Holdings" tab after user click the link.

                2 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)

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                    • 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.

                      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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                        • 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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                          • add a check box feature in the "Refine my Results" lists on the left column in each facet

                            The value of the faceted search is that it leads the searcher quickly and efficiently to the desired result. The checkbox facet type lets users select multiple values.
                            We would like to add a check box feature in the "Refine my Results" lists on the left column in each facet, as is already being done in the "More options" links therein. The reason for this request is that in our opinion, the user will notice from the beginning this option exists in the facet, and it will facilitate his search. Some users don't click "More options", and thus they will…

                            10 votes
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                            • Would like FRBR member boosting to be cone at institution level so multi tenant can select default record type(e over print etc...)

                              Currently in a multi tenant environment some variables are only at the installation level and can't be changed. My example is the FRBR for print always shows, where we would prefer the electronic:

                              As total care can we do this making the Ebook or electronic version be the first on the brief display rather than the print?

                              http://twuniversal.twu.edu/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Advanced&tab=twu_libraries_catalog&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=TWU-A&frbg=&tb=t&vl%2881141778UI0%29=any&vl%28freeText0%29=0007-1145

                              2 votes
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                              • Full integration of Syndetics enrichment content

                                Syndetic Solutions enrichment content should be indexed in Primo, to aid the retrieval of books (especially by chapter titles in TOCs) and displayed inline in the new Primo UI. The acquisition of Ex Libris by Proquest should make this commercially easier to arrange, and it should be technically easier on the Primo "cloud" platform.

                                40 votes
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                                • PCI to recognise the elements of a DOI to find the item

                                  Errors in search results are likely to occur when users are searching for DOIs from citations. DOIs are often formatted differently in citations or online but the user will naturally just copy-paste the DOI as it appears. If the user searches for this 10.1016/j.acalib.2008.10.014 in Primo Central - you find the article. However if you search for http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2008.10.014 as it might be displayed in a citation, the article is not found. Anything preceding the DOI registry number (including doi:10.1016 for eg) will not result in a successful search.

                                  47 votes
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                                  • Increase number of citations that can be pushed to citation manager tools

                                    Our users would like to be able to send more than the current limit of 30 citations at a time to tools like Refworks and Easybib.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Provide PCI collection updates in Customer Center

                                      Primo Central Index new collection updates are sent in email, which can be easily lost. Provide the monthly update lists in the Customer Center (as is done with SFX weekly updates).

                                      9 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.

                                          22 votes
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