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  1. 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.

    59 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.

      397 votes
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      • “My Favorites” pin should indicate number of records in favorites

        In the Primo New UI, there is the “my favorites” pin icon at the top right of the screen (screenshot below of the pin). We ran some usability surveys and found that users would like an indication, via the icon, that something is there. Like the number if pinned items and/or a different color indicating that something is there.

        42 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

          39 votes
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          • Adding reset button to the volume filter in the GetIt tab

            The filter in the GetIt tab allows users to filter the display of the volumes by year, volume or description.
            It would be helpful to add a reset button that will reset the values chosen and display all values available.
            Currently, in order to reset the values in the fields chosen the patron must click on the arrow for the drop-down menu of each field (year, volume, description) and choose the value ALL

            12 votes
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            • Find e-Journal by Title search

              Add the following radio buttons to the Find e-Journal by Title search:

              *Contains
              *Starts with
              *Exact

              54 votes
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              • Move Peer Reviewed into it's own facet group

                The Peer Reviewed facet is currently grouped in the Availability facet group. It has nothing to do with Availability or the other things in the Availability facet group. Not seeing another facet group that makes sense, Peer Reviewed should be in it's own facet group. This will make more sense to the user, allow more flexibility in controlling the placement and the look and feel of these individual facets.

                20 votes
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                • Tagging a Pinned item - stop forcing the entire page to reload each time

                  Paraphrased omment from one of our patrons:
                  - When I tag something I have pinned, the entire page has to refresh- which means it jumps all over as images come in etc and can take up to 5 seconds to fully load. Not all browsers act the same. Chrome gets me close to where I was while FireFox is a Magic 8 ball. One time I land back at the record I just tagged, the next, I am 6 records up the list. I'm working my way through my list trying to organize my articles for a lit review -…

                  14 votes
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                  • Accessibility Menu

                    Primo need Accessibility Menu Plugin

                    4 votes
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                    • Ability to increase the number of results that are loaded at a time in New UI

                      Currently, the Primo New UI retrieves 10 search results. It is not possible to increase the number of results.
                      We would like the ability to configure the number of results that are loaded at a time.

                      96 votes
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                      • Offer a select and "renew selected" option in Primo Loans tab

                        Under the Primo 'Loans' tab, users currently have the ability the ability to renew individual titles, or "renew all". But they cannot select particular titles and renew only those.

                        We have had several patrons complain about this lack of functionality as they only want to renew books when the original loan period requires them to (i.e. they don't want to renew early) so that they get the maximum loan periods allowed.

                        A "renew selected" feature on the Primo Loans tab would improve the user experience.

                        79 votes
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                        • List of Loans - Indicate if item is Requested

                          It should be possible to indicate in the patron's List of Loans in the Library Account whether an item is requested, otherwise, it is not clear if the due date is sooner than on other loans because it is a Reserved item or because it was Requested by another reader.

                          22 votes
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                          • My Account - Previous and Historic Loans

                            For privacy reasons, many libraries disable the tracking of historic loans.

                            But when a client is signed into Primo, has items on their account, and goes to the Loans page of My Account, there is a drop-down with an option to choose to display either "active loans" or "previous and historic loans". It is redundant to have that second option there, since we have disabled it. There should be a way in Primo Back Office to hide that.

                            10 votes
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                            • Sorting in My Bookshelf

                              Currently My Bookshelf doesn't offer any functionality to allow you to order items.

                              It would be useful to be able to order items e.g. by Title, Author, Added, Type etc.

                              3 votes
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                              • Display virtual browse by shelf mark as default (without mouse-over)

                                The new PRIMO Ui virtual browse has changed the display of the shelf mark information. You need to do a mouse-over to see the shelf mark. The suggestion is to make shelf mark display as default (as in the old UI), publication year as an option in back office or maybe have both shelf mark and publication year on different rows (without mouse-over solution).
                                1. Will all users understand it’s a mouse-over solution here?
                                2. Will all users be able to display the shelf mark with mouse-over? Compatible with all major web browsers? The mouse over doesn’t work in Safari…

                                7 votes
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                                • Display Interface Display Label

                                  Have the ability to configure the Display Interface Display Logic label to display if an item is loanable, library use only, etc based on the patron who logins in or a guest viewer.

                                  Currently by default the labels will show 'loanable' in the Display Interface Display Logic configuration. It's only possible to configure the label for all guests.

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                                  • Improve Primo RTA status for items that are in transit, on order, in processing, missing, etc.

                                    Right now if an item is not available, then the item says "Checked out..." even if the item isn't actually checked out. In Alma, the status is under "Process type" and we want this more detailed "Process type" to be displayed to our users instead of just "Checked out.." for everything that isn't available. This is really confusing if the item is missing or being processed by our technical staff. We need to be able to tell users more detail. We have had several users request our library order a book and then when the book is being processed it…

                                    312 votes
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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • Show cited in and cited by in the browse results in new UI

                                        In the new UI you need to look in the full results page to see cited in and cited by. Please add them back on the brief results page. As one of our researchers says "When researching a new subject one strategy is to look for articles that have a number of citations. This helps to find those articles that are cited a lot and so are especially significant within a domain and also allows a way to quickly expand reading to cover other relevant articles. Having the citations appear on the results list therefore helps to identify such articles…

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                                        • New Search link in new Primo UI should unlock & reset sticky facets

                                          Can the new Primo UI be configured so all locked facets are unlocked and reset when the user clicks the “New Search”link on top of the new Primo UI toolbar?

                                          Since the locked facets are programmed to remain active for the session, even after clicking “New Search”, the user may receive unanticipated results, and/or a result set of “No Records Found” if the sticky facets don’t apply to the new search.

                                          For an example: A search on history narrowed to the subject of “History & Archaeology” with facets “Available in the Library” and NOT “Video” does a nice job of…

                                          13 votes
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