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New Acquisitions listing for our library

Our library users have expressed great interest in having access to a New Acquisitions listing for our Library. This would display print books received and eBooks purchased in recent weeks, and would refresh on a regular basis. (It would be a bit different to limiting search results by publication date, as we sometimes purchase older publications).

Considering that we already send our catalogue records to Summon, and that we activate new eBook titles via the Client Centre, could there be an option or a facet in the Summon search interface to provide a listing of our new acquisitions?

We would also like to offer access to this listing on our library website, perhaps via a Summon search widget, and display the content in a visually-appealing manner such as that provided by the eBrary/LibraryThing carousel.

(Submitted as Ex Libris Case #00422303 and advised to submit this via Ideas Exchange).

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