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  1. menu tile urls must be customizable by language

    Currently its not possible to define language specific URLs in the Backoffice for the main menu tile.
    Localization in Primo is possible for nearly all labels and functionalities and we think this is a must have.

    170 votes
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    • Change order of availability in "Get it" tab

      We would like the order of availability in the "Get it" tab to be different. Instead of "x copies, x available, x requests" we would prefer "x available, x requests, x copies". The users frequently misunderstand and think that "copies" are available on shelf.

      116 votes
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      • Browses: add See Also and Usage info from authority headings

        Primo supports display of See references (not same as See Also) in browse headings, if those cross-references are in the bibliographic data ingested by Primo. There is no capacity to display See Also and Usage info from authority records, which are important so that users understand how and why certain terms, especially subjects, may be used.

        We propose that See Also and Usage info display in the Browse headings.

        Example headings and See Also and Usage info that does NOT currently display in Primo:

        Blacks:

        Search also under: subdivision Blacks under individual wars, e.g. World War, 1939-1945--Blacks; and headings beginning…

        66 votes
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        • Add Urbadoc database to Primo Central index

          Urbadoc bibliographic database indexes european architectural journals and can enrich PCI with unique references.
          It would be very useful to have this database searchable in Primo Central Index.
          Urbadoc is an OAI-PMH data provider. More info at: http://www.cnba.it/2017/09/28/novita-urbadoc/
          Urbadoc URL: http://www.urbadoc.com

          39 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
          • Search Slot/Scope/Profile Usage in Primo Analytics

            We would like to be able to report the total number of searches that have been performed in each search/slot/scope/profile that we have configured in Primo. Currently the only report in Analytics that has Search Scope search information is the Zero Results Report.

            This information will provide invaluable information about our user behaviour and will help us in the customization of the Primo interface to meet the needs of our clients by assisting in decisions regarding adding or removing search profiles/scopes.

            91 votes
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            • Add LC Classification Facet to PrimoVE Facet options

              Back Office has the option to enable the LC Classification facet to Primo, however, Primo VE does not. This facet is heavily used in our Summon instance and we would like to see this behavior port over into VE.

              11 votes
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              • Library Stack added

                To add Library Stack to your indexing so results will populate in Primo.

                13 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                • 'pin' \ save to eshelf all items of a specific search

                  Add the ability to 'pin' all results of a specific search, without having to manually select them.

                  The classic UI has the option to save all items in a specific page to eshelf, this is missing from the NUI and it also doesn't offer a full solution. Users asked for the ability to add all results of a certain search to their eshelf with one click.

                  261 votes
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                  • Add a field ISSN and E-ISSN that are separated but can be matched for Dedup / F

                    For more efficient DEDUP of ejournal and print journal.
                    The dedup test mach ISSN, but the ISSN of printed journal record is usually different from the e-ISSN of the electronic journal record, thus there is no match between two these numbers.

                    78 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow admin to select in what order Resource Types are displayed

                      Currently the Resource Types can only be arranged alphabetically or by count (how often the type appears in search results). We would like to be able to preference certain types above others (for example, books, ebooks, articles...over things like Text Resources. So that for any search, the Resource Types are always arranged the same way and in a way that is most helpful for users.

                      39 votes
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                      • Add Jump to Last & Specific Page Options to Primo Search Results Paging Bar

                        Our users are asking for the option to jump to the last page of the search results in Primo. They would also like to get to a specific page number in the Primo search results paging bar by typing the number in there. First and last page options are basic functionalities of pagers and users expect those.

                        98 votes
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                        • Numerical order for Search by list

                          We would like the list search in Primo to show the results in numerical and not just alphabetical order.
                          For example, for call numbers the number 101 should appear before the number 1000.
                          Thank you and good day.
                          Alberto (Italy)

                          23 votes
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                          • Show My Account and Sign In without extra click and Show logged in user's name under Sign Out

                            Hello,

                            The California State University (CSU) system has developed custom angular js to Show My Account and Sign In without extra click and Show logged in user's name under Sign Out as the OTB functionality for the new Primo UI, forcing one to hover over the "Guest" label seems inadequate from a usability perspective.

                            We would like to know if ExLibris can build-in this angular js functionality into the main source code for the new Primo UI, so the current, inadequate OTB functionality for signing into My Account can be addressed.

                            Here is the angular js code for the CSU:

                            40 votes
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                            • Show loans/fines as a pop-up when signing in to Primo (New UI)

                              We think it would be useful to show users their current loans (especially overdues) and any fines in a small pop up window whenever they sign in to Primo, rather than waiting for them to go to My Account specifically.

                              12 votes
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                              • Reasons for non-renewal in Primo

                                In Primo, when the renewal is not possible from My library-loans, it don’t show the exact reason, the message should be much more explicit and understandable.

                                At the moment we have put a message in the header including all possible reasons to give the user some clue. “May be that in any of the materials loaned, RENEWALS ARE NOT ALLOWEDdue to the user in sanctioned, has any book overdue, maximum renewal date is reached or another user has a request.”

                                This message also appears when we consult the historical loans and in that case it should not appear.

                                41 votes
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                                • Add next and previous arrows to detail display

                                  Instead of forcing the user to close the detail display to then click on the details of another record, the idea would be to add next and previous arrows or buttons to the detail display to allow the user to see the next or previous records details.

                                  456 votes
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                                    Thank you for the following suggestion voted very highly. We are currently reviewing this idea and would like to get more feedback or relevant use cases for it.
                                    If you have more input on that please add your comments.

                                  • Allow Google Analytics Integration for the New Primo UI

                                    The old Primo UI allowed administrators to insert Google Analytics tracking code into Primo, but the new UI does not. Since nearly every site on the internet allows for some type of web analytics tracking, this is a deficit in functionality for the new Primo UI.

                                    28 votes
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                                    • Force sign-in before pinning items

                                      Our library conducted a formal usability study with the Primo New UI in Fall 2017 and we found that user's figured out how to pin items but they didn't realize that they wouldn't be able to get back to their pinned items later because they didn't sign in.

                                      We would like one of the following enhancements:

                                      1. When user tries to pin first item in a session where they are not signed in, a notification pops up telling the user that their pinned item will not be saved to their account unless they sign in, and provide a sign-in button…

                                      18 votes
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                                      • Configure option to display export to Leganto action for certain usergroup

                                        We do not allow students to create reading lists so the export to reading list action is redundant for most of our users. We would like for staff to see the icon when they are logged in to Primo but otherwise it should be hidden.

                                        23 votes
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                                        • course reserve

                                          Course Reserves:
                                          Requested Enhancement: Offer interface with drop-down menus for Course Title, Course Department, and Course Instructor (similar to drop-down menus in Voyager)

                                          Currently users can search for course reserves, but there is not a good mechanism to browse. Offering drop-down menus would easily allow users to see what was currently on course reserve by course title, department and instructor.

                                          Thank you for considering

                                          70 votes
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