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  1. Expand FRBR group of records within the search results

    I suggest the ability to expand a FRBR group of records within the search results, rather than the "view multiple versions" link showing a new page of records, from which you have to go back to the original results, isn't a good user experience. This would work nicely with infinite scrolling in the new Primo UI.

    It should be possible to set a threshold for the number of records in a FRBR group this should happen for, e.g. six because most of our FRBR groups are for up to six editions of a title, whereas others are for tens of…

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    • PCI Collection List in a .csv or similiar format

      It would be great to have the PCI Collection List in .csv or similar format. It's time consuming to convert it to a format that is usable. It would be great to be able to easily deduplicate with the PCI Activations export and compare from version to version so we can easily see what collections have been added to the PCI without having to spend hours eyeballing or converting the document.

      3 votes
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      • Add a pre-filter for Peer-reviewed Journals

        Our students would like the option to pre-filter their searches to articles published in Peer-reviewed journals. The current Primo configuration only allows this filter as a refining facet after searching.

        36 votes
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        • Combine permalinks with citations in Primo

          In Primo, the ability to copy citations is very useful, as is the ability to copy permalinks for individual records. When helping a patron via virtual reference (chat or email), it is cumbersome to, first, open and copy the citation, and second, open copy the permalink. It would make more sense to either hyperlink the citation with a stable link, or include the permalink after the citation in the same window.

          43 votes
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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.

            58 votes
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            • 11 votes
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              • Password reminder

                We would like to have a "Forgotten your password?" button on the login page to get a reminder via e-mail, or a link to reset the password.

                209 votes
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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.

                  58 votes
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                  • Enable Full Text Searching

                    Enable full text searching for all searches as opposed to only as an enhanced search when results are low. This is especially confusing for when the same search can return less results after a user logs in.

                    24 votes
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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.

                      80 votes
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                      • A report of "full text available" records in Primo Central for each institution

                        It would be great to be able to get a report of the institutional holdings that have been matched to records in Primo Central, so that they are indexed as "full text available" for the institution. This would enable libraries to see which active portfolios in each SFX KB target / Alma CZ collection are indexed at all in Primo Central, and how much of the holdings of each serial are indexed. Libraries could then use this to indicate to users which journals and collections cannot be found in Primo Central. It would also be useful to see gaps in…

                        14 votes
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                        • Add link "Back to results list" on the e-Shelf

                          This is the use-case I want to improve:
                          A user is constructing complex queries and collecting some records.
                          From time to time she wants to check the e-Shelf and then continue skimming trough the results list.

                          ¡There is no simple navigation path from the e-Shelf back to the results list!

                          There are 2 less-than-ideal solutions:

                          1/ repeating the query from tab "This session's queries" (flaws: it is cumbersome to find the corresponding query and too much clicks are necessary)
                          2/ the back button of the browser (flaws: the yellow e-Shelf star icons are not up to date and too much…

                          23 votes
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                          • Display "Sign in to check request options" message/link on a higher level

                            Display the "Sign in to check request options" message/link on a higher level than for each location? That would make it much more visible for customers, instead of having to click on individual locations drop down links.

                            3 votes
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                            • Multilingual CT and MT: Configure inherited languages

                              Right now most CTs and MTs in the Backoffice are configured in a multitude of languages. The possibility to configure the languages needed by the instance and/or institution would make the usage more convenient and also save disk space.

                              OTB-Tables could stay the same as they are now, of course. But for at least the instance – if not even single institutions – a set of needed languages should be configurable.

                              31 votes
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                              • Include "Browse Search" link on advanced search pages.

                                Right now the "browse search" link is offered on the basic simple search page, but not on the advanced search page. For libraries that primarily link to the advanced search page, that link is buried.

                                8 votes
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                                • Send e-mail to Primo administrator staff after a scheduled pipe was executed

                                  For many customers, especially SaaS ones that does not have direct access to the server, it is very important to know if a scheduled pipe is executed or not. The idea here is that the BO server send by email a summary of each pipe execution, indicating start and finish date and time, execution status and how many records were imported / deduplicated etc.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Delete uploaded items from file uploader

                                    Add an option to delete files that were uploaded using the file uploader.

                                    26 votes
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                                    • Improve Primo Alerts format

                                      Customers should have the abilty to modify and change the format of the alerts sent to the users, both the text and the visibililty of the email.

                                      26 votes
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                                      • Add Altmetric badge

                                        Display Almetric information for a spesific atrical as part of Primo user interface
                                        Embedd for articles display in Primo Altmetric badge

                                        11 votes
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                                        • Offer users option to login for more results

                                          When system detects that users are not logged in, Primo should offer users the option to login to get all of the results to which they are entitled.

                                          9 votes
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