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  1. Making the peer reviewed icon more accurate

    Articles and journals are marked with the peer reviewed icon in Primo based on information extracted from Ulrichsweb (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Ulrich%27s/ProductDocumentation/Searching/Ulrichsweb%3APeer-ReviewedRefereedJournalsandAcademicScholarlyJournals).
    The Peer Review indicator can only be set at the journal level at the moment. If a journal is identified as peer reviewed, or refereed in Ulrichsweb, all articles from this journal will be shown with the peer reviewed icon in Primo.
    However, not all articles in such journals are peer reviewed, meaning the icon sends the wrong information to user, and that this label is not reliable. It can further…

    571 votes
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  2. Ability to dedup or FRBR between local data and CDI data

    For Primo Central Index data collections, the PCI citation often represents a title that we also hold in our local data. The current inability to dedupe or cluster between PCI and local data means that users will always be presented with two hits when they are on the combined/everything scope.

    With the new Central Discovery Index (CDI), we would like the ability to configure a deduping or clustering algorithm such that we only present one hit to the user.

    348 votes
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  3. Allow "best location" on brief results display to be configured by view

    A user viewing a view that is associated with a particular library or campus should be able to view availability of physical items at that library or campus libraries in the brief results layout. This idea is primarily for institutions with multiple libraries and, especially, multiple campuses. Campuses are associated with libraries, and typically a Primo view will be associated with a campus.

    Currently "best location" can only be set via the user's IP address. This approach works when users are at the location, but when a user is off-campus, the first location to show on brief results and full…

    288 votes
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  4. Make it easier to copy a call number

    Please make it easier to copy the call number from a holdings record in primo.

    The design of the holdings info in Primo prevents users from easily selecting/copying the call number. Since the holdings info is a link, clicking and dragging from left to right makes it impossible to select the call number. It is possible to click and drag from right to left (not intuitive for LTR languages), or to click through to the item and then select the call number (not discoverable).

    See linked video for an illustration of the problem.
    https://www.useloom.com/share/2f446721f95346079a3d62f878ecbe7f

    246 votes
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  5. Display all blocks and patron limits in Primo My Account

    The My Account page in Primo only displays blocks of the blocks tab in the Alma user details page so that a patron who logs in Primo and unsuccessfully attemps to renew an item from the library isn’t notified about blocks that are applied based on patron limits/ library-definied rules such as maximum cash limit. The My Account page should display all blocks.

    83 votes
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  6. Add the PNX creator field to records in the Collection Discovery interface

    The brief display of the items records in the Collection Discovery interface contains only the document type and the document title, We propose to add at least the creator PNX field to give the user more information about the document without having to open the full display. Ideally, we would like to be able to customize whjch fields appear in the brief display as we already do for the brief display in the result list.

    46 votes
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  7. Display multi-lingual values in facets in a consistent order

    Currently, same values in different languages in multi-lingual facets (topic, author) appear randomly.

    We suggest to create a consistent language order independent of the sort by_size configuration option, so that the values in these facets will be displayed by the determined order. For example, if the order will be: Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Cyrillic - the values will always be displayed by this same language order.

    See example image provided for the following search:
    https://haifa-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/search?query=any,contains,gibran%20kahlil&tab=defaulttab&searchscope=booksandmore&vid=HAU&lang=en_US

    We are suggesting that for the facets set by size in the View, the same value in all languages will be grouped…

    32 votes
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  8. Penalization date visible in users' loan page

    Hello! It would be great once we had read the bar code of the user, and we have the general information to do a loan or a return it will be great if there we can see the date until they can't borrow books. If not it is a problem because they ask you until when they are ban and we have to go until their profile to penalty section to see it.

    Thank you!

    41 votes
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  9. Easily share records in Social Media

    When sharing a record in social media (Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) using the Full Display page's URL - it would be better to see in the preview the Name, Description, Domain, and Thumbnail of the record that has been shared.

    Please see the attached PDF file for a detailed example.

    41 votes
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  10. Journal coverage dates to show in the brief results page

    Would like the ability to configure Primo to display the coverage dates found in the Alma portfolio record to display in the Primo brief results.

    Currently, dates from the Alma bibliographic can display in the brief results but usually the publication date found in the bib differs than the coverage in the portfolio.
    Our patrons and staff would like to do a search for ejournals and see from the results what our coverage/holdings are without clicking into the full details.

    460 votes
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  11. Differenciating the code for PCI records from the code for Alma records

    The PCI records that we don't subscribe and the Alma records without holding show the same labels on Get It section because they share the codes, such as:

    c.uresolver.getit2.holdinglist.empty.top
    c.uresolver.getit2.holding
    list.empty.signedinuser
    c.uresolver.getit2.holdinglist.empty.signedinuser.noservices
    c.uresolver.getit2.holdinglist.empty.guestuser
    c.uresolver.getit2.holding_list.empty.bottom
    (Samples are on SF #00731305)

    We want those two groups of records to be distinguished from each other so that we can apply different labels giving more customized information to our patrons.

    41 votes
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  12. Create a "Resources I can access" item under the Show Only left hand side menu.

    Create a "Resources I can access" filter item under the Show Only left hand side menu. This would use the clients logged in group to apply a filter to search results to only show those that they can actually access with their login group. I am sure you can think of a better label for the filter. The principle is the same as "Full Text Online" - most of the time clients want to be able to get to the items they can access straight away as efficiently as possible - this is not an issue most of the time…

    6 votes
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  13. Free text input should be blocked in Resource Sharing Form

    When users request items with multiple volumes in the resource sharing form (NERS Enhancement - Request ID #4856), they can select a specific volume from the pull down list, also freely input any information in the text box. Errors of manual input may lead to inefficiency or failure of handling the requests, for example, user input “1” in the text box instead of selecting “v.1” from the list, the request can be created successfully, but information of requested volume cannot be shown in Alma, neither “Borrowing Requests” of Borrowing Library nor “Pick from shelf” of Lending Library, the libraries need…

    67 votes
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  14. Harmonise the default resource type icons with Leganto's icons

    Since we have both Primo and Leganto, our customers should have a consistent experience with resource type icons between the two interfaces. We have no choice but to use the OOTB icons in Leganto, a set of default Primo icons that harmonises with them would be appreciated. It may be that the size/canvas transparency may vary between them, but in essentials they should look the same where types are equivalent. With CDI we understand there will be additional resource types - this is a good opportunity to bring the two interfaces into a closer alignment for user experience.

    PS: Alma…

    14 votes
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  15. Provide option to collapse the Details area of the full record display

    We would like to be able to collapse the Details area of the full record display by default in order to reduce clutter. This ability would be configurable ie libraries could choose whether to hide or show by default the Details information.

    If configured, we would like to see the heading 'Details' beside a chevron or similar icon that indicates information is hidden. When the user clicks on this icon, the full bibliographic details will appear.

    34 votes
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  16. We would like patrons to be able to view their library barcode in Primo.

    Under My Library Account > Personal Details, we think patrons should be able to view their library barcode number. We use ours in additional systems, and we think it would be helpful to point someone to their library account details.

    22 votes
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  17. Hierarchical labels for sub-collections in Collections hierarchy

    When browsing the Collections hierarchy there is a separate label for top level collections and for sub-collections (at whatever level). We would like to be able to have separate labels according to values contained in the bib records. This would allow the different levels of a complex sub-collection hiearchy to be expressed appropriately: e.g. it would allow us to reflect transparently the structure of our archival collections: Collection - Series - File - Item. it could also allow the hierarchy of different types of collections to be expressed differentially.

    49 votes
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  18. Available Online link should be configurable to link directly to full text from full item record page, not just brief results list

    We would like it so the green Available Online link on the item record could be made to link directly to the full text, since we have the green available online link to go directly to full text on the results list (direct linking turned on).

    75 votes
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  19. Enable synonymisation in phrase searches

    It is still the case in Primo that one version of a synonymised term proves searchable as a phrase search, but not both, despite both having been added to the local and/or hosted versions (delete where applicable) of the Primo synonym list.

    E.g. “Versus” and “vs” have been added to the synonym list, but whilst a search for “Semantics versus pragmatics” returns results, a search for “Semantics vs pragmatics” returns none.

    It needs to be appreciated that there will always be instances where performing a search without speechmarks for a search term that includes a synonym isn't practicable, in particular…

    2 votes
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  20. Show/hide password in the login screen

    On the Primo new UI login screen, we would find useful to have an "eye" symbol beside the password field, which would allow to show/hide the password.

    71 votes
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