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  1. new option/checkbox: "expand my results with synonyms"

    The Primo Search Engine includes synonyms by default to expand the result list. This often leads to results which are fuzzy and hardly explainable.

    Instead of including synonyms by default we want to see an option to include synonyms by explicit user decision.

    This option ("expand my result using synonyms") could be included into the facets section or should be visible close to the search button.

    78 votes
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  2. Primo - My Account : Differentiate normal loans & reading room loans

    We would like it to be clear for a patron which loans he has at home and which loans are in the reading room. Currently in Primo, there is no differentiation between the two. Is there some way to do this in Alma and or Primo? Thanks

    6 votes
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  3. Improve Misleading Links/Terminology in Results

    The prominent "Use Get It To Request" link on results with multiple versions, in the case where another version is an immediately available local copy, is not a good thing to have displayed.

    We have also noticed the new interface offers direct "Online access" links from the results page (even with direct linking deactivated) which arbitrarily lead to what can be one of several possible destinations, each with different date coverage ranges. So in the case of embargoed content, for example, a user can be misled to think current access is unavailable.

    13 votes
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  4. Sliding publication date range bar option

    At the moment in Primo the publication date filter gives you only the option to retype the year or to use the up and down arrows. We would like to see something similar to the option in Summon where you have a slider bar which you can drag across to reduce the date range ie: 2006-2017

    20 votes
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  5. 11 votes
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  6. Expand quick in-browser "citation" styles to match those in Summon "cite this item"

    Expand the quick in-browser "citation" tool to have the same expanded styles list available in the Summon "cite this item" tool.

    Allow sites to include their own local styles through the administration back end.

    Undergraduate students, particularly 1st years, often want to be able to just grad a quick citation from the interface in the style they need, not have to deal with Endnote or one of the other reference management tools.

    11 votes
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  7. Allow patrons to request extension of hold shelf period in 'my Library account' list of requests in Primo

    Alma-Primo integration as requires My account functionality to Requests from Alma.

    For Patron physical item requests which have placed on the hold shelf it would be very useful to add the ability for Patrons to Request an extension of the hold shelf expiry. This should only appear if there is no outstanding queue of requests against the item.
    This functionality would save many queries from students who ask the Library helpdesk for an extension. We are often able to extend the hold shelf period where there are no further requests but ti would be nice to automate the requesting/task handling…

    25 votes
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  8. send eMail for logged in users only

    Currently, Primo can be used to send spam via the sendTo in the details tab. Anyone can send a message to everyone. Sending E-Mail should be possible for loggedIn users only. Indeed, there is a google reCaptcha service, but activating it is yet not acceptable due to data protection policy issues of many universities.

    68 votes
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  9. Ability to save phone number in "my account"

    I would love it if I could save my phone number in my account so I don't have to type it in every time to send a record to my phone.

    1 vote
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  10. Can Primo use a more automated fuzzy matching approach rather than requiring hard-coded alternatives or “did you mean”.

    Our users are asking for alternate spellings. If you’re one letter off on a name, it won’t find close alternatives. Did you mean or synonyms will not help with this.

    19 votes
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  11. Don't filter out Primo Central records after clicking Library facets

    On a blended scope, when you search in the scope and click a library facet, all the Primo Central records are filtered out because Primo Central records do not have facets:library values in PNX. For example,

    (1) Go to our Primo:

    http://kosmos.lib.keio.ac.jp/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=KEIO

    (2) For your convenience, click "English" as UI language on the upper-right corner.

    (3) On the "All materials" tab, search "cancer" (without quotes). The "All materials" scope is a blended scope that contains both local records and Primo Central records.

    (4) On the Library facets, click any library.

    Then all the Primo Central records are filtered out. But…

    4 votes
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  12. When there is more than one copy of a printed book, display the copy number in the call number. For example: N5300.S923 2008 v.1 c.2

    We have two copies of vol. 1 of Stokstad's 3rd ed. of Art History. Thus, the call number for the second copy would display like this:

    N5300.S923 2008 v.1 c.2

    22 votes
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  13. alerts based on a range of call numbers

    We would like our users to be able to define an alert in primo, based on a range of call numbers – for example:
    lc = "ds67->ds79.99" .

    37 votes
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  14. Add RIS export to AngularJS Primo UI

    Reference management options in the new Primo UI seem limited to RefWorks, EndNote, and EasyBib. I'd like an "Export RIS" option to support users of Zotero and Mendeley.

    7 votes
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  15. 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

    3 votes
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  16. 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"?

    4 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    30 votes
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  19. 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.

    2 votes
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  20. 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 ?

    272 votes
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