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  1. Newspapers search API

    For libraries who use the Primo APIs (https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/primo/apis/) for their bento box discovery service, it is not possible to extract results from a Newspaper search using the Primo Rest API when the Newspaper search is enabled. Libraries can only extract Newspaper articles through the API using the resource type “Newspaper articles” without the Newspapers search enabled, which means far less content, and far less relevant content. However, by enabling the Newspapers search, libraries can expose significantly more news-oriented results from the many newspapers search only sources that libraries have access to that will increase relevance. However, if a…

    4 votes
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  2. no javascript required for Embedding a Primo Search box

    separate the search filters such as "any,contains," from the actual query terms so, javascript is not required for creating embedded search boxes

    many places do no allow any javascript from endusers on their CMS

    4 votes
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  3. Enable Silent Login For Azure IDP

    Currently Azure IDP is not supported for Silent Login. We use the Azure service and would find it beneficial to have it enabled. Currently the extra step of having students login, even if it is SSO, adds another barrier and another step for our beginning users.

    8 votes
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  4. Include item copy id in OpenURL

    We use OpenURL to pass request information from Primo VE to Aeon. Currently OpenURL cannot include item copy id (see case 06436874).

    Item copy id is "used to identify individual copies of the same title when multiple copies exist at the same location".

    This is important for our special collections libraries, because they often have multiple unique copies. For example, copy 2 may have annotations by the author and thus have specific importance to researchers, compared with copy 1 which is not annotated.

    4 votes
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  5. Integrate Retraction Watch data into CDI article records

    We would like to see metadata on retracted articles incorporated to CDI/Primo from the Retraction Watch database (https://retractionwatch.com). While some CDI records indicate in titles that the articles have been retracted, not all do -- this appears to be provider-dependent. Adding a metadata element to indicate retracted status would make it possible to flag retracted articles visibly and consistently, and to create a facet/filter for retracted articles.

    21 votes
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  6. Allow CDI records and external resources to be added to Alma collections for Primo Collection Discovery

    We appreciate being able to create curated collections of Alma records to highlight lists of recommended reading and similar tools in Primo VE Collection Discovery. Sometimes we have a title that we’d love to include in these lists, but then find that a record exists only in CDI but not Alma. This is true for certain video collections, for example, that have database-type collections in Alma (no portfolios). There may also be single external resources (websites, etc.) that we'd also like to highlight. Currently there is no way to add CDI records nor single external resources to these collections. You…

    143 votes
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  7. Add ReadCube in Record Actions

    We are using Digital Science's ReadCube Papers as our reference manager. In View Configuration>Brief Record Display>Record Actions, there isn't an option for ReadCube Papers. Please add ReadCube as an option.

    3 votes
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  8. Enable creation of Carousel widgets for collections

    We would love to be able to create scrolling carousels to highlight collections, and embed them in other platforms (LibGuides, webpages, etc.) We see examples of this kind of carousel within Primo VE records, for materials that are in Collection Discovery (aka Digital Collections); at the bottom of the record there is a feature labeled "More from the same collection" with a link to the full collection in Collection Discovery as well as a scrolling carousel of images with the book jacket images and links to the other titles. We would like to be able to embed this kind of…

    95 votes
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  9. Allow hosted Back Office sites to use their own XSL transformation routines in data sources

    Primo documentation describes using XSL transformation routines to apply changes to records ingested to Primo from external sources (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/Primo/Back_Office_Guide/050Pipe_Configuration_Wizard/040Configuring_Data_Sources) but hosted sites are not able to see details of existing routine files or add their own.

    We would like to be able to add our own transformation file to handle a specific issue with harvested OAI metadata. Please make this possible or at least document the existing transformation routines so that we can see what they do.

    3 votes
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  10. Support Indexing of Collection Type(Alma-D)

    When adding an Alma digital titles, all Alma digital titles are indexed, so it takes a total of three days to be published.
    It takes three days to update the primo collection lobby.

    Please consider that only certain collection types or some collections can be indexed to reduce publishing time.

    • Support Indexing of Collection Type(Alma-Digital)
    • Enable indexing of a range between start and end values.(Alma-Digital)
    1 vote
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  11. blockchain

    Please consider adding blockchain technology to Primo for tracking the provenance/use/download of research content.

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  12. Make Primo content discoverable via Microsoft Bing search engine

    With an increasing emphasis on measuring and maximising the impact of research outputs, an incentive for researchers depositing content in an institutional repository is that this can boost readership, citation counts and potential impact of the research - but this is dependent on the discoverability of this content.
    Studies have shown that an increasing proportion of academic search and discovery activity occurs outside the discovery services provided by the library, with researchers using discipline-specific indexes such as Scopus, academic search engines such as Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic, and general web search engines like Google and Bing.
    It is therefore…

    25 votes
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  13. Wrong holdings information for FRBR-grouped books outside of IZ

    An institution owns a specific edition of a book, ex:https://bibsys-almaprimo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=BIBSYS_ILS71566408110002201&context=L&vid=SSHF&search_scope=default_scope&isFrbr=true&tab=alle_bibliotek&lang=no_NO

    When extending the search scope to other libraries, they may find other editions of the book, which they don’t own (https://bibsys-almaprimo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=BIBSYS_ILS71566408110002201&context=L&vid=SSHF&search_scope=blended_scope&isFrbr=true&tab=alle_bibliotek&lang=no_NO ).

    The original/owned book's barcode is shown for the other edition(s) as well. This is unfortunate as it is quite confusing (contradictory messages, give the impression the library owns resources it doesn’t), and can lead the user to order the wrong book.

    The availability status is correct but the holdings information is not. The ISBN should be used here to prevent tis from happening, instead of the…

    237 votes
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  14. Display Peer Reviewed and Open Access icons when coming to Primo via OpenURL

    Our clients can benefit from having the Peer Reviewed and Open Access icons display in Primo when clicking through from a Database or Google Scholar. We would like to meet our clients where they are searching for articles and these two indications are important to them.

    Example title: Biological invasions, ecological resilience and adaptive governance

    There are Peer reviewed or Open access indications when linking back from Google Scholar: https://sun.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/openurl?institution=27US_INST&vid=27US_INST:27US_V1&volume=183&date=2016&aulast=Chaffin&issn=0301-4797&spage=399&id=doi:10.1016%2Fj.jenvman.2016.04.040&auinit=BC&title=Journal%20of%20environmental%20management&atitle=Biological%20invasions,%20ecological%20resilience%20and%20adaptive%20governance&sid=google

    but we do see these indications when searching the title directly in Primo VE
    https://sun.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/27US_INST/2fbt29/cdi_proquest_miscellaneous_1826712776

    2 votes
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  15. Allow API retrieval of a user's saved searches

    We would like the ability to retrieve a user's saved searches via API, in order to allow for the user's searches to be displayed with other user information (e.g., in a library website user account).

    There is an existing API, in the DevTools' Network tab as
    /primo_library/libweb/webservices/rest/v1/savedSearches?vid=..., which requires a Guest or User JWT.

    However, this API has not been added to the API Gateway for public use. We would like for this to be added to the API Gateway.

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  16. Options for applying Primo Dedup process selectively

    We want options that can prevent two Alma BIBs from being merged by Primo Dedup Process.
    It could be an option per pipe or local record, or any better method. (Related SF Case# 00872193, etc.)

    e.g.)
    * Alma-P : Dedup OFF
    * Alma-E : Dedup ON
    * CDI : Dedup ON
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    Currently Primo runs dedup process for all records. (Please correct me if I am wrong.)
    It is a necessary and useful function for electronic resources - especially for articles- but sometimes not for local print materials.

    Catalogers decide whether to maintain separate BIBs or to merge…

    4 votes
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  17. We couldn't link a digital object to a reading list from our repository (DSpace).

    We found it very interesting that PRIMO could link a digital object from our DSpace repository to a reading list.

    Currently, this is only possible if we add the citation to the repository in ALMA and it is generating repeated references (since it collects our DSpace).
    It would be desirable that Primo to be able to view citations from reading lists that are not in the Alma repository.

    90 votes
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  18. Implement Just in Time (JIT) SAML provisioning for Primo Classic

    JIT SAML provisioning is supported for Alma and Primo VE, but currently not for Primo Classic. IWe would like to see this functinality implemented for Primo Classic as well.

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  19. Adding 'preprint' as a new resource type in CDI

    Preprints from preprint archives such as arXiv.org are currently shown as 'article' in Primo. While preprints are a wonderful thing for open science, it’s important to maintain a clear distinction between a journal article, which has undergone peer review, and a preprint, which has not. The article is citable, the preprint is generally not. This is something we teach our students, and also something we try inform the general public about.

    Many preprints are also never published in journals in the end. Other preprints end up as e.g. book chapters, not articles.

    While arXiv (1991) is the oldest and best-known…

    17 votes
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  20. Find alternate ISBNs in the available record to force an available syndetic cover image.

    I've learned that the book cover images from Syndetics in Primo comes from the first Addata: ISBN PNX field which comes from the first subfield a in the MARC 020 field.

    Often, we have the electronic version of a book that uses a different ISBN in the first MARC 020 |a

    Small presses/publishers may have only sent Syndetics a print ISBN image and that image is available from Syndetics. Since often the print ISBN is in the MARC 020 field already - but not necessarily in subfield a or in the first position - it means that the default book…

    7 votes
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