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  1. Table of Contents Display

    It would be nice to have the table of contents field (505) formatted in a more user friendly manner within PrimoVE. In Voyager there was a rule that converted the ' -- ' to <LF><CR> (which is 'Enter').

    I have attached examples of how it displays in our Voyager OPAC vs PrimoVE.

    7 votes
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  2. My Account - Loans & Requests: Bibliographical Details of ILL article requests

    Currently, users cannot see the full bibliographical details of their Resource Sharing "Article" Requests in their account,. Although all the details appear in Alma, in Primo the Journal Title, Year, Volume, Issue and Pages are missing - so in fact they can only see the Article Title and Author in the Full View mode.

    Obviously, this is not very helpful for citation purposes or even for tracking orders - especially if there are many similar requests.

    Thanks

    43 votes
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  3. Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references

    Please see public ticket 423179 opened by our University.
    Sadly we have discovered that "Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references". In our opinion this would be an useful improvemet

    28 votes
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  4. Set default encoding level for Export RIS in New UI

    In the New Primo User Interface the Export RIS functionality requires users to select an encoding level.
    In the classic UI UTF-8 was selected by default.
    Can the default encoding level please be an option in the New UI.
    Many of our users are confused by which encoding level to select, and we would like to present them with a default option selected to help ease the confusion.

    49 votes
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  5. Institutions are able to choose how a record is selected as the record to appear in the results list as part of the frbr process

    Where there are different editions of a work available, Primo groups these and uses the record with the richest metadata to display as the top record in the results list. Often this is not the most recent edition of the work. This can be misleading for users who believe the edition appearing in the results list to be the latest edition and so seek this out. For us, this has meant requests for items held on off-campus stores have been requested rather than a more recent edition held on the open stacks. I would like to suggest, therefore, that institutions…

    190 votes
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  6. Review content type in Primo is confusing

    Currently the Review content type in Primo / Primo Central seems to contain both Book Reviews such as
    http://shu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/44SHU_VU1:default_scope:TN_sciversesciencedirect_elsevierS0261-5177(06)00203-2

    and Review Articles such as
    http://shu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/44SHU_VU1:default_scope:TN_proquest1373464971

    It would be better if these were in separate content types.

    135 votes
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  7. display call number and/or barcode in list of fines

    If a book is on overdue patrons tend to call the library and staff asks for barcode or call number. Unfortunately the user does not see this in its list of loans (New UI). Also, some users loan books with very similar titles, e.g. different editions and asks themselves which edition has lead to overdue and needs to be returned.

    3 votes
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  8. "Save query" for zero results

    Add the "Save query" option to zero-results pages (similar to how it already appears on results pages) for when you want to be notified of expected future results. For example, you might want an alert for a recently published article not yet in PCI, or an emerging topic that nothing has yet been written about.

    18 votes
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  9. Integrate the Alma Digital Viewer into the Primo UI

    I see a breaks in the user experience consistency with the Alma/Primo combination with the link to digital objects in Primo. The link is opening the Alma Digital Viewer and it's look and feel is totally different from the Primo UI. Primo is the interface to the customer. Please integrate the UI into Primo and let Alma manage the objects and the metadata.

    What my webmaster is missing and criticising on the Digital Viewer page:
    - it delivers the wrong favicon
    - link behind the Alma logo points to the actual Digital Viewer page
    - link behind the institutional logo…

    43 votes
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  10. Acquire SpringShare and integrate LibGuides functionality into Primo UI.

    LibGuides and the other SpringShare components provide supplemental functionality for many libraries. Many Primo customers are pointing to LibGuides for things like Database Search/A-Z, content management, and subject guides. Acquiring that resource would allow Ex Libris to incorporate the product into Primo and would allow Ex Libris to integrate the product into the secure architecture and FedRAMP approved architecture.

    5 votes
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  11. [Primo] - UI - show Call Number in My Library Card - Requests

    The information about the shelfmark and physical position of an Item (i.e. the Physical Location and the Call Number) in not displayed in the Requests section of My Library Card. It is not displayed even if you expand the row (see attachment).

    The same happens in the old UI, if you click on Details. It might look like a minor issue, but it's not. Users looking at their requests have no clue where they books are actually located. They are forced to perform the search again for each item they requested. Consider that in many cases items are not moved…

    25 votes
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  12. New books link in Primo home page

    We would love seeing in the Primo home page link to new books added to the collection. after developing the new book facet it'll be easier to implement this feature using the data added to the PNX.

    75 votes
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  13. Date format for Loans option for DD/MM/YYYY (New UI/Primo VE)

    We have Primo VE and the New UI and the date format for loans (in the user's account) defaults to the US MM/DD/YYYY format. We want to be able to chnage this to DD/MM/YYYY but there currently isn't an option to do so.

    4 votes
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  14. New UI - allow full results to be opened in a new tab

    In the old interface and in summon it is possible to open full details pages in a new tab while keeping the full results list open.

    In the new ui this is not possible. As one of our academics says
    "I prefer to review the results page first, opening potentially useful results in new tabs (using 'ctrl+click' ) so that they load 'in the background'. Then I can review each tab without disrupting the original search results (and come back to them later if necessary). "

    In the new UI the full record opens over the results list and has…

    2 votes
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  15. Add Sort by Date to Favorites

    Currently the sort options in the Favorites list are: Date added, Author, or Title.
    Our users would like to be able to sort by date-newest like they can for search results. Many users are interested in most recent material so date-newest is a valuable sort option for them.

    3 votes
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  16. account request date

    Add the request's date on the user's account

    We would like that the user can see the date when he makes a request (hold or ILL) on his account.

    We think that's will be an improvement for the users.

    67 votes
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  17. Ability to choose more granular subject links and not just the entire string, as in: "Comic books, strips, etc -- Social aspects -- United"

    Ability to choose a section of a subject links and not just the entire string. E.g. "Comic books, strips, etc -- Social aspects -- United States" can only be selected as a whole, but not as individual parts, such as "Comic books, strips, etc."

    77 votes
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  19. sorting gets lost when switching scopes

    If a user sets the sorting of the result list, her predefined sorting gets lost on switching between search scopes. In this case, the sorting returns to the default, e.g. "by relevance".

    We see this in the new UI as well, but think that users should not be forced to select their preferred sorting again and again.

    Please consider this to enhance user experience.

    8 votes
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  20. Allow customization of "Show source records" feature

    Since february 2017 relase, it is possible to display MARC record in UI, using "Show source records" feature. As this feature was very much in demand with our users and librarians, we are very pleased.

    Unfortunately, the feature's look and feel doesn't live up to our expectations. In the attach file, you can compare the display our users are used to and the actual display of "Show source record". It lacks of clarity.

    It would be great to be able to customize this feature's display in order to adapt it to our users needs and to preserve the consistency of…

    15 votes
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