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  1. Can Ex_libris work with publishers to enable OA articles in hybrid journals to be discoverable ?

    Currently if we do not subscribe to a journal (normally a hybrid OA titles) which has open access articles the article access is not discoverable as available during a search of Primo - is there any way to identify these articles as being available ?

    33 votes
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    • Export search results in ISBD format

      It seems that Primo does not permit (as, I.E., Aleph) the export of a search in ISBD format: doing this would be a great thing at least for our patrons

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      • Inter-Library Loan (resource sharing) history from Alma to Primo

        Make Alma send a reader's Inter-Library Loan (resource sharing) history of requests to the library card in Primo.

        That way the reader can see her requests from the Inter-Library Loans as she may do with the library requests.

        Currently, neither Alma nor Aleph sends that information to Primo.

        13 votes
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        • See Attachments from Alma in Primo

          Users should be able to see, in a clear format, their attachments that are sent out in Alma. This would be helpful because we could attach policy specific things to their accounts and they'd have a record of what notices were sent out to them.

          8 votes
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          • They appear as "renewable" items that really aren't

            In Primo, they appear as "renewable" copies really are not because they already have the maximum number of renovations. Why not say directly "not renewable"?

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            • 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.

              3 votes
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              • Export to Excel

                It would be great if would could provide an option to export to excel for results saved in e-shelf

                53 votes
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                • Title search be split to differentiate between article title and publication title

                  Whilst doing a title search the results are often skewed by publication titles being included in the results lists.

                  6 votes
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                  • 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.

                    10 votes
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                    • e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting

                      e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting. There is no indication available and when copying large amounts of items it is unclear as to whether they have been added to the clipboard or not so the user cannot tell when it is time to paste.

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                      • Add fields for Name and email address to the Action>Email option

                        Our students have started using the Action>Email option which is available when displaying a record in Primo to ask questions about that title/item.

                        Unfortunately they don't realise that their Name/email address isn't being included and so we are receiving messages to our library email from Primo asking us to help without details of the patron!

                        If you could add fields for Name and email address to the Action>Email form that would resolve the issue.

                        7 votes
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                        • Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs

                          Enable Primo to be configured to create Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs to give the user quicker access to a resource.

                          In order to still be permanent, system administrators should be able to configure an order of preference for the permalinks between view it, get it and details to guarantee the link goes somewhere as long as the resource remains in Primo.

                          6 votes
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                          • Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs

                            Enable Primo to be configured to create Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs to give the user quicker access to a resource.

                            In order to still be permanent, system administrators should be able to configure an order of preference for the permalinks between view it, get it and details to guarantee the link goes somewhere as long as the resource remains in Primo.

                            4 votes
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                            • Reminder of Library Pin

                              Within My account have a "Forgotten your Library Pin?" button to get a reminder via e-mail.

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                              • Option to extend Held Shelf Expiry Date

                                We would like the option, within My Account for the user to be able extend the Held Shelf expiry date of their requests. They would click on a button and, if no-one had already requested their item the system would automatically extend the Held shelf expiry date (it could do this by an agreed period - for example 2 days and if, required an email could be sent to Library Requests staff to alert them)

                                5 votes
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                                • Enable configuration of Permalinks to open a tab that gives access to an item

                                  Permalinks currently open into the detail tab in Primo.

                                  Our users have expressed a preference for the permalink to open into a screen which would give them access to the item i.e. either the getit or view it tab.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Enable configuration of Permalinks to open a tab that gives access to an item

                                    Permalinks currently open into the detail tab in Primo.

                                    Our users have expressed a preference for the permalink to open into a screen which would give them access to the item i.e. either the getit or view it tab.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Persistent "Number of results to display" setting

                                      As a user, I would like the "Number of results to display" setting in the "My Account" area to be persistent for my user account.

                                      Currently, this setting is dependent on a browser cookie and/or system cache. As a security measure, many users clear caches and cookies when they close their browser. This results in the setting reverting to a default value when they next log in to Primo.

                                      Having this setting directly associated with a user's Primo account would provide a more consistent user experience.

                                      8 votes
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                                      • 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.

                                        24 votes
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                                        • 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.

                                          40 votes
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