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  1. Displaying the pre-filters used, as the used facets are dispalyed

    It would be very useful to display the pre-filters used in Primo New UI (from both simple search screen - as of May release and advanced search screen). Pre-filters used should be displayed in the brief results list just as the facets used are displayed, at the top of the column. Thus the patron can always see and be aware of all the active filters in the session

    46 votes
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    • Allow admin to select in what order Resource Types are displayed

      Currently the Resource Types can only be arranged alphabetically or by count (how often the type appears in search results). We would like to be able to preference certain types above others (for example, books, ebooks, articles...over things like Text Resources. So that for any search, the Resource Types are always arranged the same way and in a way that is most helpful for users.

      42 votes
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      • 'pin' \ save to eshelf all items of a specific search

        Add the ability to 'pin' all results of a specific search, without having to manually select them.

        The classic UI has the option to save all items in a specific page to eshelf, this is missing from the NUI and it also doesn't offer a full solution. Users asked for the ability to add all results of a certain search to their eshelf with one click.

        268 votes
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        • Make Publisher an Indexable Field that Can be Searched or Scoped in Primo

          Many of our users like to search by publisher to find new materials or a particular edition--it would be helpful if that field could at least be picked up by keyword search.

          5 votes
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          • Force sign-in before pinning items

            Our library conducted a formal usability study with the Primo New UI in Fall 2017 and we found that user's figured out how to pin items but they didn't realize that they wouldn't be able to get back to their pinned items later because they didn't sign in.

            We would like one of the following enhancements:

            1. When user tries to pin first item in a session where they are not signed in, a notification pops up telling the user that their pinned item will not be saved to their account unless they sign in, and provide a sign-in button…

            22 votes
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            • Add SMS/text for Primo VE 'Send To' options

              Users would like to text themselves call numbers/ catalog records. Please consider adding this option to the Primo VE 'Send to' options

              4 votes
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              • My Library Account: add Recalled Loans Tab

                It would be very beneficial for library patrons to be able to view their recalled loans, at a glance, when checking their library account in Primo; please could you add a Recalled Loans tab to the Overview section of My Library Account

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                • Improve usability of exclude/include facet options

                  Based on recent usability testing of the new UI we have found that our users appeared to be confused about how to include and exclude facet options from their results set. One of the main pain points seemed to be that they did not know that they were able to exclude a specific facet option (for example to exclude English items from the results set most of our users ticked all options under the language facet other then English rather then just excluding the English option).

                  At the moment the option to exclude only appears when someone hovers over the…

                  20 votes
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                  • Optimize call number Advanced Search

                    Currently you can conduct an advanced call number search, but there are a few issues with it:

                    -It doesn't properly search the entry as a call number like the Browse function does. It treats it like a regular word which results in severely incomplete results. For example, if I do advanced search > call number > contains > MT, I receive 90 results, though we have 3,578 items with call numbers that begin with MT.

                    -The only way to see a mostly accurate number of holdings is to search partial numbers + an asterisk. For example, MT* returns most of…

                    7 votes
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                    • Add F1000 as a citation export option

                      Please provide the option of adding F1000 to the citation export choices.

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                      • Update default Chicago/Turabian citation style in Primo to current 17th ed.

                        Chicago/Turabian citation style 17th ed. was released in 2017, but only the 16th ed. is available as a citation style. This is one of the most common citation styles in use, and Primo should offer the current version as a default option.

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                        • different treatment/table would be allowed for different citation style.

                          Different treatment/table would be allowed for different citation formats. Because different citation format require different elements for citation.
                          For example, currently, the series titles is mapping in citation mapping table. However, not all citation style require this field.
                          Chicago, the series title, if exists, may choose to include in the citation. Disable the series title means that series title will be missing for all citations in Chicago format. If we don't disable the series titles mapping, the citation output of APA & MLA are incorrect. Allow different citation mapping table with different citation style would improve the citation output result.

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                          • Author/Title Index in Browse Search

                            Every library catalog I have ever used has included an Author/Title index which searches headings combining author/creator name and uniform title. The index usually includes:
                            * 100/240
                            * 110/240
                            * 111/240
                            * 700 where $$t is present
                            * 710 where $$t is present
                            * 711 where $$t is present
                            * 800 where $$t is present
                            * 810 where $$t is present; and
                            * 811 where $$t is present

                            I have included screenshots of how this browse search works in the Library of Congress' system, using "Shakespeare, William" as a search term.

                            10 votes
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                            • Add Library pre-filter to Primo VE Advanced Search

                              It would be helpful if users could pre-scope their search to a particular library in the advanced search, rather than waiting to filter with the post-search facets.

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                              • Create a link for users to report an issue

                                There are some institutions that have added functionality where users can report a problem for a specific record. It would be great if this could be offered through Primo. Users would click on an icon to report their issue. In the back office, there would be the option to configure the url for the hyperlinked icon. It would be even better to add logic where you could configure the link in relation to the type of record (CZ, NZ, IZ). This builds on the idea on reporting an issue for CZ records.

                                2 votes
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                                • Would it be possible to add an icon or facet in the search filters for open source?

                                  I am trying to encourage the use and teach with open source materials. If these materials could be easy to spot and/or sorted for it would greatly facilitate their use and knowledge that they exist.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • IEEE citation style needed

                                    The official recommendation of the Tallinn University of Technology for doctoral students is IEEE style. It also contains the URL and the article's permanent URL. Please add it to Primo.

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                                    • Our patrons want search function for the list of their favorites and historic loans...

                                      I agree that it's too complicated to search what they read a year ago by scrolling all the way down to check.

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                                      • Add CultureGrams for activations in Primo

                                        Please add Culturegrams to the PCI

                                        20 votes
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                                        • Ability to load citation styles written in Citation Style Language

                                          Three of the most popular reference managers (Zotero, Mendeley, Papers) accept new citation styles written in Citation Style Language (http://citationstyles.org/developers/) without needing developer intervention to add them. If Primo's action let each library customize which citation styles they would prefer that would be a huge boost to both Primo's functionality and open standards.

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