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  1. 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.

    91 votes
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  2. error page for samlLogin internal server errors

    Currently any SAML error on POST /primo_library/libweb/samlLogin results in internal server error response (HTTP 500) and shows a corrupted paged from the old UI (see attachment)

    Please implement a SAML NUI error Page for these types of errors including the SAML Error description which is currently only written into library_server.log files, e.g.:

    2019-09-17 08:36:39,773 ERROR [t-ajp-bio-7701-exec-19] [c-Saml20MessageValidators] [O -(540627545,1652141697,null)] - SAML failure: This reponse samlSessionId does not match ours
    2019-09-17 08:36:39,773 ERROR [t-ajp-bio-7701-exec-19] [c-SAMLLoginServlet] [O -(540627545,1652141697,null)] - SAML failure: Response was not verified

    Event though the end user may not understand the technical details, theses SAML messages are at least…

    65 votes
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  3. Adding of Primo collection to Leganto

    Right now, Primo Collection are searchable in Leganto. However, adding the collection to Leganto is not supported.

    The Primo collection link added to Leganto will not go into the exact collection, it goes to a list of all collection instead.

    SF case #00723349

    10 votes
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  4. Display Copy ID field in Get It

    Alma has a Copy ID field but it does not display in Primo in the Get It section. This value should display. It does not have to be in its own column, it could be concatenated with a label of "Copy" and show in the Description column. This was possible in the Aleph/Primo configuration.

    12 votes
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  5. Shibboleth authentication based patron update

    It would be useful to be able to utilise Alma’s patron data update (via ‘Update User Details’ RestAPI) using attributes released in the federated authentication process and are in accordance with EduPerson -schema (Shibboleth/SAML2).

    https://wiki.eduuni.fi/display/CSCHAKA/FunetEduPerson+schema

    17 votes
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  6. Create a connection file for EndNote that allows batch downloading of full-text files

    Create a connection file for EndNote that allows batch downloading of full-text files

    2 votes
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  7. Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

    We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

    67 votes
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  8. Make it possible to remove the 'until' date in OAI request for all pipes

    Each time a pipe harvesting using OAI method is run, the OAI request set the 'until' parameter to the time the pipe is run. Here is an example of such OAI request: https://ourjournals.ac.nz/index.php/LPR/oai?verb=ListRecords&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&from=2018-11-05T01:44:31Z&until=2018-12-01T22:40:07Z When the target OAI feeds contain records do not have a date stamp, it will be automatically filled with the date/time the record is accessed by the OAI harvester. This means that all these records without a date stamp will never be harvested into Primo as they will be always have a later date stamp than the 'until' parameter. We would like to see an option to…

    16 votes
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  9. Add feature to Primo services page to help users outside Primo find full text from PCI direct link collections

    The Alma link resolver only returns results from the Alma repository, so it would be useful to add a feature to the Primo services page that would pull in results from Primo Central direct link collections too. Perhaps the feature could show a search results preview from the library’s Primo and format it like the bx service in an orderly side panel. Such a change would encourage users to search the library’s Primo before they resort to an ILL request or give up on looking for the item. Some full text content is exclusively available through PCI direct link collections,…

    6 votes
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  10. Adding Accession Number for EBSCO results to the PCI

    Would be useful to add the EBSCO Accession Numbers to PCI records and sending these Accession Numbers in the OpenURL from Primo to Alma, so that Alma could use them to build direct links to EBSCOhost for problematic linking issues.

    7 votes
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  11. More granuality in the additional data section in the PNX

    Editors of anthologies seems to be normalized to addau element in the PNX. I would like a specific editor element that can be mapped to the RIS tag ED.

    3 votes
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  12. To keep button "I like" of facebook in the new UI.

    A feature that many users would like to keep in the Primo new UI is the button of facebook "I like" in the records.

    2 votes
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  13. Fix the Zotero translator problem (September 2018)

    Primo and the Zotero translator have stopped playing nicely together ( September 2018 - see https://forums.zotero.org/discussion/comment/316205/#Comment_316205 ).

    I cannot download metadata from my institution (University of York) or British Library (an important source!).

    This would be very frustrating at any time but at the start of the academic year it makes it very difficult for new students.

    I am aware that there is an existing 'idea' in this list "Make zotero work with Primo" but that originates from September 2017 and is closed.

    Many thanks

    17 votes
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  14. 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.

    91 votes
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  15. Include custom referencing styles in Ex Libris Primo

    Load custom referencing styles into Primo eg. Coventry University Harvard style so that users can generate references in their own institution's style via Primo

    25 votes
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  16. 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…

    65 votes
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  17. Bib MARC field 561 should be indexed in the Primo PNX file

    The MARC 561 field in the bib should be indexed in the Primo PNX file for searching by donors of collections and for patrons seeking metadata from those collections.

    4 votes
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  18. Allow for consistant customizations in the new UI

    The open discovery of the new UI allows customers to customize the new UI, extend its functionalities, and connect Primo with external services.
    This framework can offer an important added value to institutions; it can enable them to respond to specific needs of their user community.
    We want to implement extensions for functionalities like:
    • Offer a button “report a problem” that allows a user to report a broken link or another problem with a specific source he found. The form sends this message to our helpdesk, together with useful debug info like : is the user on or off…

    198 votes
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  19. Exported citations to EndNote include a URL

    When you export citations from Primo to EndNote using the download option then you don't get a fulltext URL. This means you would have to save the pdf if available or add the link separately.

    19 votes
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  20. Allow for integration with the PaperPile citation manager to Primo VE

    PaperPile is a citation manager that integrates with Google Docs. We'd love to see citations that are available to be scraped by it in Primo.

    1 vote
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