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  1. Reinstate asterisk wild card search

    We used to be able to use an asterisk (*) for searching in advanced search combined with other pre-search filters such as language or material type. This was great for finding all titles in a particular language or all titles in a particular format. This has been removed. Please bring it back!

    3 votes
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  2. An option for excluding search results from reference lists

    Sometimes search results are not quite relevant because the search keywords appear in enriched data - which I don't see on PNX - like bibliography (a reference list). Though it's not perfect Google scholar has a checkbox option 'include citations'. If Primo gives an option like that it would save the time of users searching more appropriate records.

    1 vote
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  3. Make citation trail available in the pinned/saved records list and in full records accessed from the saved records list.

    Currently when a user pins or saves an article that has a citation trail, the citation trail does not display in the saved/pinned titles list. When the user accesses the full record from their saved records list the citations trail does not display in the full record either. This is problematic for researchers etc. who may save a number of records without realizing they will lose access to the citation trail. Please make the citations trail available in the saved records list and in full records accessed from the saved records list.

    21 votes
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  4. Enhanced Hypertext Linking on locals fields to not be affected by pre-filters

    We have added enhanced hypertext linking on fields. However, when users click on these links, pre-filters make only searches for the same specific local field possible. This means that's if local field 31 shows an older version of a journal. When a user clicks on it. It will only search for local field 31 within all other local field 31s. Rather than the title or other fields. It would be helpful if pre-filters weren't affected by enhanced hypertext linking.

    1 vote
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  5. Enable renewal of interlibrary loans via My Library Account

    It is confusing to users that they can renew some items on loan to them via My Library Account, but not inter-library loans. We would like a configurable Renew option available for inter-library loans in My Library Account. If a user clicked this option, the request for renewal from the user would populate a tasklist in Alma for resource sharing staff to action. If staff proceed to request a renewal from the lending partner, the workflow should connect so that the response and the updated due date flows back through to My Library Account. Currently all renewal requests for interlibrary…

    5 votes
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  6. Enable users to send an enquiry about an existing resource sharing request from My Library Account to a tasklist in Alma

    Currently if users have an enquiry about their resource sharing request they have to contact us separately via email or phone. Since they can see their current requests in My Library Account, it would be great if they could click on an option e.g. 'Send an enquiry about this request' in My Library Account, enter in their query, and Submit. This would then populate a tasklist in Alma (similar to Notes functionality in Leganto/Alma) that resource sharing staff could action and reply to. This would bring this communication workflow into Alma.

    9 votes
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  7. Embed copyright notice in the resource sharing form to reduce clicks

    Can acceptance of the copyright notice be included on the first page of the resource sharing form? Users should be able to enter request information and accept copyright conditions all in one step.

    8 votes
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  8. Add library location to advanced search options

    There is currently no way to do a search by location in Primo VE, where a user can choose to search a specific location by selecting one from a pre-populated drop-down menu. Please add this to the Advanced Search options.

    20 votes
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  9. Make users more aware of results found in other search profile slots/ tabs

    In most Primos, users can search in different search profile slots (Primo VE) or tabs (Primo with a BO), e.g. Library Catalogue, PCI, Everything. However, our users do not switch a lot between the different slots/tabs. The majority performs the whole session in the same slot/tab. In order to make the users more aware of the different slot/tabs and the different content in them, we suggest that on top of the results list the number of results in every defined slot/tab should be displayed. The displayed information should be a link, so that the users can easily switch to the…

    3 votes
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  10. Keyboard shortcuts for Primo

    I can find documentation on keyboard shortcuts available in Alma, but nothing for Primo. It would be great if this functionality could be made available and documented.

    18 votes
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  11. Improve filtering when searching in Journals

    When we try to filter by year for a journal with multiple locations, it goes to a screen that doesn't contain the filtered year. The search can end up looping back and forth, and one ends up having to click to find more items rather than getting to the year requested. Here is a document describing the situation, with screen shots:

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hWFCi0Rw1-Pchdgdd3vOIt8egy-5U945G3uwO5JrHV0/edit?usp=sharing

    I'm attaching the file in Word in case the shared document cannot be accessed. Thank you!

    3 votes
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  12. Alternative Coverage & Newspaper Search in PCI/CDI

    We rely on PCI alternative coverage for maintaining the best discovery layer as this enables full text access to results obtained from known-item searches and topic searches. Using both PCI alternative coverage and the Newspaper Search together present challenges. Using both of these options together result in too many false positives; false positives disappoint users and erode their trust in our discovery system.

    Please consider including the Newspaper Search with the regular Primo Central updates that are compared against our institutional electronic holdings file so the Availability statements are correct. As we look ahead to the introduction of CDI, please…

    61 votes
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  13. Como generar listado de búsqueda completa descargable

    Estimados, al realizar búsqueda en Primo queremos descargar listado del resultado de la búsqueda completa, descargar o imprimir listado de todos los resultados.
    Formato excel o csv.

    1 vote
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  14. Separate the resource type/facet "dissertations" for PCI (and CDI...) into "dissertations" and "theses"

    Some institutional repositories available through PCI contain a lot of student theses. The resource type/facet "dissertations" contains both dissertations and theses. Users searching for doctoral dissertations and using the facet dissertations end up with a search result consisting of both dissertations and theses. It is not possible to see the difference in Primo. The user have to follow the full-text link to find out what kind of resource it is. This is time-consuming and sometimes misleading.

    7 votes
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  15. Incorporate DOI in the DEDUP parameters

    Incorporate DOI in the DEDUP parameters could be a good option to improve the duplicated detection.

    7 votes
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  16. Reserve a Study Place

    We would like to give to the patrons the possibilty to reserve a study place, As a user could reserve a seat for the cinema we would like to give to the patron the possibility to reserve a seat in our library

    25 votes
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  17. Reserve a Study Place

    We would like to give to the patrons the possibilty to reserve a study place, As a user could reserve a seat for the cinema we would like to give to the patron the possibility to reserve a seat in our library

    3 votes
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  18. Add a multilingual keyboard to the User Interface

    Our patrons want to search in multiple languages in Primo, e.g. Chinese, Russian, Arabic, etc. When they come to the library they are often limited, because of the local keyboards. A virtual multilingual keyboard would be an ideal solution to support their needs.
    Portal Judaica (cf. screenshot attached) provides an example of how to implement this in the user interface. The website https://www.lexilogos.com/ supports a variety of languages to give you an idea of which languages should be supported by the virtual keyboard. Thank you for voting.

    [internal reference PRM-252]

    31 votes
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  19. My Account - Previous/Historic Requests

    Our previous resource sharing system allowed clients to view previous/historic Requests however Primo only allows active resource sharing Requests to be tracked and viewed. Can the functionality available for Primo's My Account Loans view please also be applied to Requests so previous/historic requests can also be viewed by clients.

    10 votes
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  20. Introduce Nested Faceting in "Refine My Results"

    Currently, it is possible to create new facets in the "Refine My Results" section with a little bit of work. Is there a way that nested facets could be introduced to this section? For example, there might be a facet titled "video" with the option of expanding this to introduce sub-facets like DVD, VHS, Film, Bluray, eVideo, etc. Or, under the facet "book" we would have the option of expanding this to introduce sub-facets like print book, eBook, Thesis/dissertation, Microform, Large print, Braille book, etc.

    16 votes
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