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      1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
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      • Newspaper index activations should be on the ejournal/newspaper title level rather than on the collection level

        The Newspaper Index should be activated on the ejournal/newspaper title level rather than on the collection level.
        For example if you activate in PCI a target like Gale Onefile, that has newspaper articles from a range of different titles, the result is radically different in the main Primo index and the Newspaper Index.
        The main index will have this activation on ejournal/newspaper title level, so will only display newspaper articles and other content that Alma or SFX says are subscribed.
        In the Newspaper Index however the activation is on the Collection level, so that all Gale OneFile newspaper articles are…

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          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
        • PCI Collections Descriptions

          PCI Collections have very minimal descriptions. It's very time consuming to try and track down the appropriate page on the external resource's site to both see descriptive information about the collection and also try to get publication and title indexes. What if this was all made available through one of ExL's websites? At least knowing what is available in a collection before hitting "activate" (including number of titles, title lists, etc) would be fantastically more effective, rather than blindly switching on PCI collections because they sound cool.

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            3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
          • Add the option to restrict PCI results for resources when only a physical manifestation of those resources exist in the library’s inventory

            If we have a physical book/journal in stock (item status could be anything: lost / on loan / available etc.)
            and we have PCI collections activated that happen to also include these titles,
            then
            Primo will display the PCI results for the electronic version of these Books + their chapters & Journals + their articles and present them as ‘Full text available’ with ‘View online’ tabs – even when we do not have access to the online version of the titles.

            This leads to an error message + makes for a confusing experience for staff and students. We understand from…

            23 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
            • [Primo] - add tag delivery/fulltext to local PNX , thus improving blended search and full text availability information

              The feature "Expand My Results / Results with no full-text" allows to include in the search results PCI records with no full text. It relies on a pnx value in tag "fulltext" delivery section:
              <delivery>
              ...
              <fulltext>no_fulltext</fulltext>
              </delivery>

              The problem is that <fulltext> tag / field is *not* available in the Normalization Rule for local records.

              The consequence is for example that when we harvest data from our dpace institutional repository we may have fulltext, but sometimes we may have just metadata records. But without the delivery/fulltext field in the PNX we can't manage records with just metadata so that…

              27 votes
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              • Citation Linker does not ignore initial articles

                The Journal search in the Citation Linker doesn't always ignore the initial article. I'm referring to "articles" in the grammar sense (the, a, an, etc). So for example, you get different "view it" results for Washington Post vs. The Washington Post. This isn't a huge issue, but it is confusing.

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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                    • Quintessence Publishing journals in Primo Central Index

                      I would love to see Quintessence Publishing journals indexed in PCI

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                      • Add live links from books etc. on Primo to the Leganto lists they feature on

                        When we look at items within Primo that are featured on Leganto reading lists we are given the module information for them i.e. which modules, and therefore lists, they are linked to. For example: https://librarysearch.rgu.ac.uk/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=alma991000824659704636&context=L&vid=44RGU_INST:VU1&search_scope=EBOOKS&tab=Everything&lang=en.

                        While this is very useful it would be great if these were links to the actual lists on Leganto.

                        Please let me know if this idea should be on the Leganto exchange rather than this one.

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                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                        • 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 →
                          • 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.

                            111 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                            • Library Stack added

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

                              10 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                              • Update Primo Central more frequently

                                As part of our implementation we have been making changes to our holdings in Alma. Following this we often see resources in Primo that are showing up in our full text results but are not available.

                                We are told this is because the holdings file, that the results are based on, is only updated once a week. It is produced on Wednesdays and then is applied the following Monday.

                                A more frequent update of the holdings file would be very useful as it would ensure that our users i.e. students and staff are more likely to get accurate information when…

                                2 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                • fix Primo's proxying functionality so it can handle encoding

                                  Propose a solution to this problem: When people try to access content from Primo to Artstor, they are being authenticated into our proxy. After initial authentication into proxy, patrons are not linked to the Artstor result; they are shown an error page (Artstor error), or a generic Artstor resource page--not the actual result. Now that they are logged into the proxy, if they try to access the same link from Primo again, they can get to the result in Artstor properly.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                  • More contact options for "person" in Resource Recommender

                                    Right now in the Resource Recommender, the only 'contact' option for a 'person' is e-mail. We would like more options, possibly including:

                                    URL - This is important because maybe they have a profile page that has more information, for example, in LibGuides. Would also open up the possibility to include a URL that takes the user to a form to request an appointment

                                    Phone number

                                    Hours - Because we're not necessarily able to respond at all hours.

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                    • Calculate item level availability

                                      For most Primo Central Index collections, availability status in Primo is based on your activated portfolio holdings in Alma. These holdings calculate availability at the publication-level based on the coverage entered.

                                      Currently it is not possible to calculate availability in a way that recognizes item-level exceptions, such as when aggregator sources do not receive certain article types ('secondary' articles, brief articles, reviews, etc.) from the original publisher.

                                      The proposed idea is to calculate availability at the item-level.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Please add ABC-CLIO African American Experience to Primo client resources

                                        We would like to see full text for ABC-CLIO African American Experience in Primo client resources

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                                        • Number of location codes that can be included in a scope.

                                          Scopes currently allow only 3 location codes. We would like to have that limit increased.

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