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  1. '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.

    135 votes
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    • Add Jump to Last & Specific Page Options to Primo Search Results Paging Bar

      Our users are asking for the option to jump to the last page of the search results in Primo. They would also like to get to a specific page number in the Primo search results paging bar by typing the number in there. First and last page options are basic functionalities of pagers and users expect those.

      58 votes
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      • Add next and previous arrows to detail display

        Instead of forcing the user to close the detail display to then click on the details of another record, the idea would be to add next and previous arrows or buttons to the detail display to allow the user to see the next or previous records details.

        397 votes
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        • “My Favorites” pin should indicate number of records in favorites

          In the Primo New UI, there is the “my favorites” pin icon at the top right of the screen (screenshot below of the pin). We ran some usability surveys and found that users would like an indication, via the icon, that something is there. Like the number if pinned items and/or a different color indicating that something is there.

          42 votes
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          • course reserve

            Course Reserves:
            Requested Enhancement: Offer interface with drop-down menus for Course Title, Course Department, and Course Instructor (similar to drop-down menus in Voyager)

            Currently users can search for course reserves, but there is not a good mechanism to browse. Offering drop-down menus would easily allow users to see what was currently on course reserve by course title, department and instructor.

            Thank you for considering

            39 votes
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            • Put useful data into the RSS feeds created by Primo

              Technically RSS feeds created by Primo are working. But from a content perspective the feed is a mess.

              Let's start with the feed header:

              Primo delivers <rss version="2.0">
              The standard specification are at http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification . It was published in August 2002. The RSS 2.0 specification is copyrighted by Harvard University and is frozen. Please use RFC 4287 also known as Atom.
              https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4287
              It is simply the better option for may reasons.
              http://www.intertwingly.net/wiki/pie/Rss20AndAtom10Compared

              The description of the feed is <title>Records from Primo</title> .
              As a user I would like to see my search terms in the feed title - like in…

              36 votes
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              • warning message when unpinning a record from the favorites page

                It would be very useful if upon clicking on the unpin icon in the favorites screen, Primo will display a warning message stating that the user is about to delete the marked record/s.
                Currently, clicking willingly or inadvertently on the unpin icon will immediately and irreversibly delete the record/s.

                35 votes
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                • Primo - Pay Fines Link - don't show when there are no fines

                  The Pay Fines in Library Card/Account section of Primo displays even when a user has no fines.

                  Clicking the link takes the user through to our payment provider allowing them to attempt to pay a fine/fee of zero.

                  It would be a notable improvement to the user experience if this link only displayed when there was actually a fine/fee to be paid.

                  19 votes
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                  • Primo Central Index ( PCI ) - more granularity in excluding content from activated resources - e.g. exclude from index by resource type

                    Right now in Primo Central Index the customer can either activate or not a resource. But sometimes more granularity would be appreciated. Namely adding a filter by resource type allowing inclusion or exclusion in the index would be very useful. Please note: it's *not* a matter of adding a resource type in PCI. It's a matter of excluding records with a specific resource type from activated resources.

                    For example, some resources/data sources contains not only articles, but also journals and other resource types we actually catalogue. Since right now dedup does not work between local records and PCI, this ends…

                    45 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                    • Change the "Guest" button to a "Sign In" button.

                      The new Primo interface has a "Guest" label/button which you have to click to get to a "Sign In" button. This is ridiculous. This confuses a "who you are" label with a login button. There is nothing intuitive about this. Users have to click twice to login.

                      41 votes
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                      • Adding reset button to the volume filter in the GetIt tab

                        The filter in the GetIt tab allows users to filter the display of the volumes by year, volume or description.
                        It would be helpful to add a reset button that will reset the values chosen and display all values available.
                        Currently, in order to reset the values in the fields chosen the patron must click on the arrow for the drop-down menu of each field (year, volume, description) and choose the value ALL

                        12 votes
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                        • Central Office institution in My Profile for Primo Central: free for delivery collections should be handled by Central Office Institution

                          We've created a Central Office institution in My Profile for Primo Central as described in the Knowledge Center
                          https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo_Central/Product_Documentation/PC_Index_Configuration_Guide/020Primo_Central_Index_Registration/030Consortium_Activation_in_Primo_Central

                          This works fine for resources which aren't free for delivery. Collections that are free for delivery have to be activated for each institution within the consortium separately. This means hard and time consuming work if you are supporting several institutions within a consortium like we do.

                          From our point of view there is no reason why the collections that are free for delivery are handled differently. Main criteria to activate a collection is the quality of metadata in Primo Central. There…

                          24 votes
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                          • Allow to delete records in Primo BE ( included dedup records )

                            Right now the only way to delete a record in Primo is to refer to a KB Article [1] explaining how to write an xml OAI-PMH record with status 'deleted' and let the xml file to be ingested by a pipe. The procedure is cumbersome and error prone (e.g. issues with compression of the file on non linux machines etc.) and it does not always work properly. For example, dedup records are not properly deleted by this procedure.

                            It would be good to provide a feature in the Primo BE allowing to look for specific PNX and to delete it.…

                            35 votes
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                            • Find e-Journal by Title search

                              Add the following radio buttons to the Find e-Journal by Title search:

                              *Contains
                              *Starts with
                              *Exact

                              54 votes
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                              • Move Peer Reviewed into it's own facet group

                                The Peer Reviewed facet is currently grouped in the Availability facet group. It has nothing to do with Availability or the other things in the Availability facet group. Not seeing another facet group that makes sense, Peer Reviewed should be in it's own facet group. This will make more sense to the user, allow more flexibility in controlling the placement and the look and feel of these individual facets.

                                20 votes
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                                • Make hyphenated compound searchable as closed compound

                                  Hyphenated compounds are indexed for search as open compounds in Primo when "remove hyphens" option is enabled.

                                  In German language it is also very common to concatenate them as closed compounds, thus creating a single word without spaces or hyphens. This variant should be indexed for search as well.

                                  Example:
                                  "Passagen-Werk" (hyphenated compound)
                                  • at the moment also finds "Passagen Werk" (open compound) when "remove hyphens" option is enabled
                                  • at the moment does not find "Passagenwerk" (closed compound) but should be able to find this!!

                                  58 votes
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                                  • Inclusion of New UI Top Banner links in Primo Analytics Action Usage Report

                                    We would like the links on the Links Menu that appear in the banner at the top of the screen in the new UI to be harvested into Primo Analytics and to be included in the Primo Action Usage Report. Ideally we would like usage information to be harvested for both links created by ExLibris (such as Tags, Browse etc) and also links that we have added to the menu (for example a link to our LibGuide).

                                    Obtaining usage information for these links will not only be very useful in determining which links we include in the top banner but…

                                    13 votes
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                                    • Add Learning Express to Discovery, KB and Alma Community Zone

                                      There is currently no discovery for Learning Express. This database is used by all libraries in Texas and should be added to the Community Zone and PCI for indexing and discovery.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Tagging a Pinned item - stop forcing the entire page to reload each time

                                        Paraphrased omment from one of our patrons:
                                        - When I tag something I have pinned, the entire page has to refresh- which means it jumps all over as images come in etc and can take up to 5 seconds to fully load. Not all browsers act the same. Chrome gets me close to where I was while FireFox is a Magic 8 ball. One time I land back at the record I just tagged, the next, I am 6 records up the list. I'm working my way through my list trying to organize my articles for a lit review -…

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Accessibility Menu

                                          Primo need Accessibility Menu Plugin

                                          4 votes
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