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  1. Fix the RIS file export

    Many Primo Alma customers have had to add additional display fields in Primo to enable correct export of Multiple authors and Publishers to a RIS file for Refworks or other Bibilographic tools.

    Please can this be fixed for everyone? I am attaching our Refworks mapping file as an example.

    13 votes
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  2. have citations/cited by appear at cluster level record

    The Citation Trail feature is great, but I'm afraid many users will miss it because they click on an item in search results that is a merge record for a "FRBR" cluster of articles from different sources. The citation/cited by doesn't apear on those. Since the user can get to the resources from the Online tab in this record, they are not likely to click on View All Versions. This is such a cool feature it's a shame to miss it, and it's the article that gets cited, not a particular aggregator's version of it.

    4 votes
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  3. Add a pre-filter for Peer-reviewed Journals

    Our students would like the option to pre-filter their searches to articles published in Peer-reviewed journals. The current Primo configuration only allows this filter as a refining facet after searching.

    44 votes
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  4. Keep search preferences between searches

    We find it annoying that facet selections made in a search are lost when a new search is run. (In both Advanced and basic searches)

    So for example if I select a library location or if I expand my results for one search, these settings are lost if I change my search terms.

    We would like the selections to stay but with an easy way to clear them if desired.

    27 votes
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  5. Show availability of ER thanks to IP analysis

    Primo could analyse the IP address of the PC accessing Primo in order to determine whether or not a electronic resource is available or not.
    This would take into account the actual IP address and not the hypothetical one via campus management.
    No idea if this is technically feasable.
    It would diminish the frustration of patrons who click on electronic resources shown as available but the destination page wants 35 dollars to access the resource (because the patron is in the wrong IP range).

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  6. Harvard referencing (key for UK market for Alma and Primo)

    Harvard is the most widely used referencing system in the UK. yet Primo cannot do it. Please make Harvard available asap as we are being forced to change from Summon which has this capability.

    11 votes
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  7. User management - Admin User can make a default "Patron has institutional record" as "Yes" or "No"

    There is no possibility for an Admin User to set up the external or internal user account to be a default value (in "Patron has institutional record" as "Yes" or "No"). As we mostly create user accounts for our organization, we would like to have "Yes" as a default value. The settings update is currently considered as enhancement.

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  8. Best bets

    Summon has a best bets feature which enables you to have links to Library Opening Hours if that's what someone searches for. Primo doesn't have this, so we are going backwards in customer service when we implement this. Please can you replace Primo with Summon or at least bring Primo up to the same standard?

    3 votes
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  9. BX "Hot articles" is not (yet) in the NUI

    It's not the most used function, but still had a respectable 5'000 hits in 2017. We'd like to have it when we change to the NUI in a few weeks, but apparently, it is not yet planned.

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  10. Add F1000 as a citation export option

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

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Exclude online material

    Many library users want to search for print material and not the online material. We want to be able to exclude the online material. Right now you can choose to search print material that is available on the shelf, but doing that you miss out on the titles that are out on loan.

    14 votes
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  14. Add 583 data from holding record to Primo GetIt tab

    Currently, Primo can be configured to display additional holdings information in the GetIt tab: 867, 868, 561$a$u$3, 563$a$u$3, 541$a$b$c$d, and 852$t. We would like to also display the 583 $u and $z. 583 is a note about an action taken (in the past or future) on the holdings, and $z is a public note. Examples of 583 notes would be decisions to move to storage, dates of digitization, use in exhibits, decisions to discard or retain, etc. Since $z is a public note, we would like Primo to support displaying the public note.

    Our particular use case is to display…

    8 votes
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  15. Add Twentieth Century American Poetry and Twentieth Century English Poetry

    Please add Twentieth Century American Poetry. 20th Century English Poetry and 20th Century English Poetry to Primo for activation and discovery

    9 votes
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  16. Create facets for more MaRC fields (Location and Format)

    Right now in our Aleph-Primo system, we cannot search for books in Primo with the specificity we need and are used to in the Aleph OPAC. Location or loan period and format (within books) would help our patrons.

    We regularly have patrons ask for "books they can take home," i.e. physical, non-reserve books. Filters could allow us to produce these results. We also can't easily pull up just physical books or just books from our special K-12 collection (which have a unique location and loan period).

    Whether you add the ability to include any MaRC fields or just these particular…

    3 votes
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  17. Allow Lateral Links to Perform a Browse Search

    Our library consortium would like to have the links in the details section of the record display bring the user to the browsable index. That way, if a record has a subject of "Library catalogs", the user would get a list of clickable subject headings with subdivisions so as to either find more records with the same subject or records with a more narrow focus:

    Library catalogs
    Library catalogs and readers [see Library catalogs and users]
    Library catalogs and users
    Library catalogs and users--Australia--PErth (W.A.)
    Library catalogs and users--Bibliography.
    Library catalogs and users--Case studies.
    Library catalogs and users--Congresses
    etc.

    11 votes
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  18. Add wall street journal to Primo for activation

    Please add Wall Street Journal to Primo for activation and full discovery

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  19. Change the record ID methods for Tags and Basket

    For Tags and Basket, the records ID is the dedupmrg number for merged records. We want to use the individual record ID for the group.
    This will ensure that records will allways be pointing on the right record even the all records are deleted and reloaded. The dedupmrg number is different whe we reload all records.

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  20. Subject words also in brief display

    We would like to have the option to show subject words in the brief display mode. This would help users determine if hits are relevant faster.

    1 vote
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