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  1. advanced search in new UI

    The advanced search is not available for mobile devices (screenwidth below 960px). Actually you can link to the andvanced search but it is not very usable, as the layout needs to be improved for small screen devices.

    8 votes
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  2. Display sum of Fines & Fees on My account for each library

    The user should be able to see in which library which fines or fees are to be paid.

    8 votes
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  3. Second sort in facets

    Currently, Primo shows the items in the facets (e.g. the subjects facet) either sorted alphabetically or by the number of items.
    However, it seems to order the items randomly when the number of items is identical for several different subject heading in the facet.
    It would be beneficial to be able to configure a secondary sort option for these items (for example when using a multilingual subject heading system - to present the same subject in both language one after the other).

    20 votes
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  4. Allow the view code field to be editable

    To enable seamless updates to the Primo interface it would be useful for the Code for the view to be editable.

    This would allow you to continue to use the same public address for your Primo instance, but switch the view to a new one by changing the code in the Back Office. For example, it would allow you to switch from a the current live view to a new one.

    Currently the field cannot be edited (see screenshot).

    1 vote
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  5. Add a list of suggestions to zero result searches in the A-Z Journals list

    It is not possible to display a list of suggestions when a user retrieves zero results for a search in the A-Z Journals list. However, it is possible in Primo simple and advanced search. It would be beneficial to provide users with a distinct list of suggestions if they retrieve zero results in the A-Z journals list.

    40 votes
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  6. Please make the MARC bib. 245 subfield p from the bibliographic record available.

    The MARC 245 subfield p from the bibliographic record is not exposed to Primo. This means that the data in the b245p is not available to display to users in the My Account section of Primo, as part of the requesting process and on pull slips for items. This becomes important when the items have 245a data that is the same. For example, when a video game has the same name with more info in the 245p like the ones below.
    b245a b245p
    Angry birds. Star Wars
    Angry birds. Trilogy
    Assassin's creed. Brotherhood
    Assassin's creed. Revelations
    Batman. Arkham Asylum
    Batman.…

    103 votes
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  7. Display e-book-only call numbers

    Please have Primo display call numbers for items that are only available in electronic format. For example, if we have an item only as an e-book, no call number displays and that also means that the Virtual Browse function doesn't work. Even though the call number for an e-book might seem irrelevant, it's actually very useful in determining the focus of a book (e.g., a book about politics with a BF call number tells us it's looking at the topic from a psychological perspective). Thanks for considering.

    10 votes
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  8. Configuring brief display for different formats

    It would be useful to be able to configure different fields to display in the brief results for different formats within Primo.

    56 votes
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  9. Browse by physical location in Primo

    In Primo, it is not currently possible to browse by physical location & in our previous system, we were able to do so. For instance, from http://primo.rollins.edu/primolibrary/libweb/action/search.do?fn=showBrowse&mode=BrowseSearch&vid=01RC&tab=bookstab&dscnt=0&dstmp=1467208388734 we would like to have the option to browse by one of our locations, for instance For example, I would like to see what titles we have in Rare Special or Rare Florida Collections, but I do not see from the browse menu.

    we would like to be able to somehow browse by a given physical location in Primo without doing a keyword or title search for a particular item.

    75 votes
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  10. Stop the difference in the item display between Alma and Primo when the description field is filled in

    I would like to see all monograph items display as such in the Primo location tab.
    Currently if an item (even if tagged elsewhere as a one time monograph) contains anything in the Items description field Primo is treating the item as a serial.
    For an explanation of how Primo does this see the following knowledge center article: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/KnowledgeArticles/DifferenceintheitemdisplaybetweenAlmaandPrimowhenthedescriptionfieldisfilledin

    This is a problem as it prevents users from easily seeing the availability information.
    See for example the attached screenshot where the number of available…

    75 votes
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  11. Can you update the Primo publication date slider facet to include a frequency graph?

    Essentially like the one the University of Leeds Library has in Summon. See The as an example: http://leeds.summon.serialssolutions.com/?fvf=ContentType%2CBook+Review%2Ct&ho=t&l=en&q=law#!/search?ho=t&fvf=ContentType,Book%20Review,t&rf=PublicationDate,1972-01-01:*&l=en&q=law or attached image. Very visual, functional and user friendly way to show the distribution of publications over time.

    4 votes
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  12. Facet Libraries should display all libraries even when holdings not exist

    We like to have a configuration option in facets libraries that would show all the library facets even when holdings not exist. Instead the letter zero would be displayed in parenthesis. Though if it's configurated to not show the numbers then it wouldn't be possible to display all libraries.

    5 votes
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  13. Holdingsfile should take into account the holdings of physical items

    In our Primo we have set up that only articles that you have access to is presented in the first result-list, but that you can remove this filter by checking the tick box on the left to include result that you do not have access to.

    Currently only the holdingf for electronic journals are taken into account. If the library has only the physical journal the article will not be part of the first search result. It will look like the library does not have this article, when the truth is that the user could get it in print.

    The…

    34 votes
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  14. Add ability to change default sort for results

    I would like to change the default sort for one of our views from Relevance to Date-newest. Our library has a lot of grey literature which is not handled appropriately by the Relevance sort.

    42 votes
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  15. Add search options for atoz list

    Primo provides only title search options for A to Z list. It would be useful to have more options such as ISSN, ISBN or publisher.

    32 votes
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  16. Create Primo UI design competition.

    Hi All,

    most of the ***** sites look quite dull, mostly OOTB look with few enhancements. How about running a competition "The best Primo UI design"?

    2 votes
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  17. Modify message and add hyperlink in "Request" tab in search result

    "Title Request Limit" is not be used in our library but misleading message "Patron has exceeded requests limit" is shown in result list "Request" tab of Primo after user logged in. As a result, we would like to modify the message and hyperlink that will be more user friendly. Hyperlink is not supported to add. We would like to change the message to 'Click "Holdings" to check "Request Options"' as well as "Holdings" is a hyperlink. Tab will be switch to "Holdings" tab after user click the link.

    2 votes
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  18. cursor location after clearing search box

    Choosing "new search" puts the cursor in the search box. But when I click on the small x to clear the search terms, I would like the cursor to return to the search box.

    18 votes
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  19. Truncation within parenthesis

    We would like Primo to work with searching with truncation even within parenthesis, like this:

    "soccer injur*"

    would return for example:

    soccer injury
    soccer injuries

    17 votes
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  20. add a check box feature in the "Refine my Results" lists on the left column in each facet

    The value of the faceted search is that it leads the searcher quickly and efficiently to the desired result. The checkbox facet type lets users select multiple values.
    We would like to add a check box feature in the "Refine my Results" lists on the left column in each facet, as is already being done in the "More options" links therein. The reason for this request is that in our opinion, the user will notice from the beginning this option exists in the facet, and it will facilitate his search. Some users don't click "More options", and thus they will…

    19 votes
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