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  1. 2 votes
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  3. [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>
    ...

    &lt;fulltext&gt;no_fulltext&lt;/fulltext&gt;
    

    </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…

    28 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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.

    16 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Library Stack added

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

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  10. 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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  11. Give us a way to brute force boosting any record in Alma with a local field

    We have to break the rules of cataloging to add fields to get certain important titles that should ALWAYS be first in a relevance sort to show up at the top. Give us a local field to use in a bib record to always ensure a boost to the top (similar to what we can do to "top" a particular collection to offer in direct linking).

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  12. Ensure a title level general hold request only activates a request on the relevant holdings and campus for correctly affilated patrons.

    This crosses Alma and Primo but it surfaces as an issue for us mostly in Primo.
    Currently general hold requests are not checked against terms of use. So Primo/Alma applies the request to all holdings regardless of whether the patron can borrow the item or not.
    As an institution with two distinct campuses (NHS and University) we have issues with requests where some of the holdings have no items attached.
    For example we have a journal that has holdings at several libraries at both the NHS and Cardiff University campuses. Some of these holdings do not have any items attached. …

    3 votes
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  13. Search with 'OR' using DeepLinks

    Query params in a deep-search are correlated with "AND" by default. It is not possible to correlate two query params of a deep link with a boolean OR.

    This feature could be very useful, for instance if you want to search for an author including variant spelling (think of Primo Central Index). Or to query multiply keywords via a single Deep Link.

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  14. 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.

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  15. ABC-CLIO Daily Life Through History

    Please add ABC-CLIO Daily Life Through History to Primo client resources index so it can be activated for discovery.

    22 votes
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  16. 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

    27 votes
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  17. Embargoed resources displaying in Primo

    Currently records from within an embargo period are discover-able to end-users via Primo.
    The user then thinks we have access to the records and selects it only to be presented with No full text available.
    Embargoed records are outside of our coverage range and should not display in our discovery interface.

    21 votes
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  18. 24 votes
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  19. [Primo] - allow to set up a default view, i.e. the landing view for the user when view ID is missing or mistyped

    Right now the 'default' view in Primo is the 'out of the box' view, named 'default', which is normally used as template by user for creating the View actually in use. And that's fine.
    But the customer should be allowed to define which view sahll be used as default View in the Primo instance. Current feature "Session timeout URL" is not enough.
    - In case for example of mistyping the URL, the system leads to the 'default/otb' view.
    - If a View is deleted but a user has a bookmark, again the system leads to the 'default/otb' view.

    It should…

    8 votes
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  20. 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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