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  1. Psychotherapy.net

    Please include psychotherapy.net videos in the Summon index. These videos are indexed on other platforms (e.g. Kanopy), but we would prefer links to psychotherapy.net itself.

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    • Insert Yewno into Summon Results Screen

      Hi, I would like Proquest to include Yewno into Summon.

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      • Exclude Content Type Newspaper Article should include Online Newspaper Content

        The Newspaper facet in Summon should also include/exclude online content from newspapers. Online newspaper content is currently coded as a Web Resources

        If you do a search for "Devos education" with newspaper articles excluded, 25 of the first 30 citations are from:

        Washington Post - Blogs

        Washington Post (Online)

        New York Times (Online)

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        • Ability to prioritize databases in the Database Recommender

          We want to prioritize the list of databases in the Database Recommender so that we can emphasize certain databases over others.

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          • Provide the ability to separate books and ebooks when searching.

            Currently, we cannot search print books only. We can separate ebooks/books if we want ebooks only be either selecting the full text limiter or the electronic books subject limiter. However, we can't do the same for print (hard copy books).

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            • multi-site support

              We are based on 2 physical sites but due to subscription costs and specialisms of some resources, a number of our e-journals are restricted to one site. (the majority are now 2-site licences) - we have included all of them in summmon. Currently these resources show in the Summon search results but users on the other site just get dead links. We would like to be able to record these when we select them for the knowledgebase so users from the non-subscribing site just get a message saying to contact the library whilst users from the subscribing site get full…

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              • Giving some Ahead of Print citations in Summon a status of Citation Online

                To date there is no way to give "Ahead of Print" citations in Summon a status of Citation Online for institutions that do not subscribe to the journal via the publisher's website. For instance, the following citation is listed in Summon:

                Sizing Up Skaters: An Interrogation of Body Discourses in Elite Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby
                by Draft, Amanda
                Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 02/2017
                Permanent Link:
                http://duke.summon.serialssolutions.com/#!/search?bookMark=ePnHCXMw42LgTQStzc4rAe_hSmGAHKcDLCD1y4F5JAu0mspUF5SWmMDzvcA-jKkFMEdxAvsmxsCOjJkhB3yFhompBSdDYnBmFbAUVwgtUAjOTgQdOWml4JinAB4wK8pPB7tfIT9NwSk_pVLBJbM4OR-8-kEhM0_BFbSNVwF8FeSjhpnFCm45iSUKwDogOVsBdOR1apGCC9DtwMaYvptriLOHLqxiii-AnPQQD24hGxnHg10eD3I5-CxNY9J1AAAFqlTS

                From Duke University, this links to a "Your initial search query did not yield any results" message in EBSCOhost. This occurs because this article is Ahead of Print content on…

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                • Partial Summon data loads should be ingested into the index within one to two days

                  Instead of waiting for a weekend data load to be indexed live on Friday and weekday loads to be indexed live on wednesday, it would be best to have all partial data loads added to the index within 1 to 2 days of submission.

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                  • The publication date filter is currently designed to allow filtering within the last 100 years, insufficient to finding U.S. primary sources

                    The publication date filter is currently designed to allow filtering within the last 100 years. This is insufficient when trying to limit results to find primary source documents, e.g., related to the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865.

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                    • Add Content Type: Yearbook

                      Suggestion for DC:Type Yearbook to categorize digitized yearbooks.

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                      • When bibliographical records contain two edition statements show both in the results list

                        I would like to suggest that when bibliographical records contain two edition statements (e.g. Eighth edition and international edition) in separate 250 fields, that both appear in the record in the Summon results list

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                        • Integrate RightFind API to show article sharing rights in Summon search results

                          We suggest integration of the RightFind API as an available feature in Summon, so that the RightFind sharing information becomes directly viewable in the Summon search result for articles, journals and books.

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                          • Journal information appearing condensed in Summon (spacing is needed)

                            The journal information that shows on our Bib records appears condensed in Summon. It would be helpful to have the information separated with a blank line and the word "location" in bold. If bolding can not be done, a new line between the locations would be very helpful.

                            CURRENT VIEW:
                            The New York times
                            Serials
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                            Location, Access Services Desk (+2 More)
                            Lib. Has, v.166:no.57426 (Nov. 24, 2016)-
                            Latest Received:, March 6, 2017 v.166 no.57528
                            Location, Microfilm
                            Lib. Has, v.1 -
                            Latest Received:, November 16, 2016 - November 30, 2016
                            Location, Hauppauge Periodical
                            Lib. Has, July 21, 2016 -
                            Latest…

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                            • Print PDA

                              PDA is on the increase so it is essential that Summon can integrate for both PRINT and Electronic PDA.

                              Print PDA are currently records from Library Management System however Summon only links to Catalogue which is too many steps. Solution would be to link to PDA Request form directly from the Summon Record.

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                              • Abilty to customise default search screen

                                The default search screen is currently empty other than the search box and our logo. We would like to add some custom content to the screen - e.g. info boxes suggesting some resources to try that are not discoverable in summon or some help guides. also to flag up new resources or future training events (e.g. on how to search summon and ebooks. When we set up Summon last year we were told that it wasn't possible to put any of this info on the default search screen.

                                10 votes
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                                • Summon results not displaying custom coverage dates

                                  On Summon results, show custom coverage dates next to links so researchers know what they should have access to before clicking on an e-Resource. The EJP seems to do this. Without this feature this is causing much frustration and confusion for users.

                                  40 votes
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                                  • More cleary identify between full-text articles and full-text abstracts

                                    As an electronic resources librarian, I often get patron-confusion reports when they believe they cannot access a full-text article; often enough the full-text of the article is not available online, but the article's abstract is. Icons in Summon often represent these abstracts as full-text articles.

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                                    • Add public note text to Summon results

                                      Display public note text onSummon results to show users access restrictions or special instructions that users should be aware of before clicking on an eResource link. This same info on the preview pane may be an option.

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                                      • Integrate LibGuides Database A-Z list into Summon search

                                        We add all our databases and library resources as Best Bets so that users can find them when they search Summon. This doesn't work particularly well as the Best Bets search and display functionality is minimal.

                                        We also maintain a complete Database A-Z list in LibGuides. It would save staff time and provide a better user experience if these could be indexed in Summon using the LibGuides API (as our LibGuides are indexed in Summon), instead of relying on Best Bets which isn't suited to this task.

                                        26 votes
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                                        • Bring back the "preview" visible on hovering over the title

                                          Our users really miss being able to see the preview in the right-hand pane when they hover over the title in their search results. Please bring it back, or last make this optional!

                                          25 votes
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