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  1. Create/add in the ability to show and filter ALL content by place of publication and other data point relevant for decolonising collections

    With linked data being such a big part of what has being talked about so far in relation to NDE and AI being used in some new projects such as Primo:Research Assistant, we feel that it's the best time to think about using this data and the data in the CDI records to try and develop tools to identifying, show, filter place of publication or nationality of authors.

    We have developed our own facet using local fields, regular expressions and information in the MARC 008 to display the place of publication for items in our collection and filter by facet…

    6 votes
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  2. Primo VE: enable search fields for the deepURLs

    InPrimo VE, in the "search" : {} section of the PNX record there are some fields that are still not searchable,
    like the "unimarclocalfields". It would be nice if all these would be accesssible with the deepURL query parameter
    I.E.: query=unimarclocalfields,contains,XYZ.

    32 votes
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  3. Reference to public licenses of other institutions within the consortium

    Public licenses can be viewed in Primo VE's electronic holdings information area, but public licenses are not displayed in the electronic holdings display area of ​​other institutions.
    I would like to be able to display public licenses from other institutions within the consortium on my own institution's Primo VE.
    Without this function, I think that being able to view information on other institutions' electronic holdings would have little effect.
    Detailed information is attached.

    45 votes
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  4. unpaywall - collection separation

    in the webinar : Yes, We’re Open! Open Access in Knowledgebases and Discovery 20231211 1501 1 1 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhZ34Y1Rzdo) Christine Stohn mentioned that Ex Libribs we interested in feedback to find out how people wanted UnPaywall content to be available, e.g. split up by version.

    I would therefore like to proposed that the UnPaywall Collection be split into 3 separate collections, Submitted version, author accepted versions and Version of Record/Published version.

    This would not only enable us to only enable the versions we want and avoid those we don't, but also allow us to potentially signpost the version types…

    9 votes
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  5. Remove the total number of results

    It would be useful if the total number of results are hidden by default from the search results page, but patrons have the option in their user account settings to enable the total number of results.

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  6. Allow "Exclude cdi ebooks" to apply only to the filtered search

    The Exclude CDI eBooks option on the Define a Custom Search Profile page allows you to remove CDI ebooks from both the filtered and expanded searches in Primo VE. This is useful for removing duplicate ebook results while keeping book chapter results. However, because it also removes those results from the expanded results, it diminishes the value of the expanded search for discovery and for initiating ILL requests. A more useful function would allow us to apply the "Exclude cdi ebooks" option just to the filtered search and not to the expanded search.

    55 votes
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  7. Add clickable logo option next to search bar

    Some libraries like UCLA have edited their customization packages with custom javascript, CSS, and HTML to add a logo with an embedded link that will take the user back to the main Primo page. This is a useful feature, especially if the default upper left logo is pointed at a library's main web page instead of to Primo, but implementing similar code in other institutions' customization packages can be challenging--especially if it interferes with existing code for other functions. Having a second default logo with link option in this Primo location would be helpful for libraries that want this configuration…

    7 votes
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  8. Enhance Primo Subject to Track the usage statistics by MMS ID and country

    Enhance Primo subject to track the usage statistics (specifically downloads and views) by MMS ID and country of download.

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  9. Privacy in patron letters

    Currently, patrons receive detailed item information in patron letters. We would like to make it possible for patrons to turn off letters (such as when they do not want this detailed information living in their email accounts).

    In testing, we found that the current 'Personal Details' configuration in Alma (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/020Primo_VE/Primo_VE_(English)/060Library_Card_Configuration/Configuring_Personal_Details_Settings_for_Primo_VE) does not allow us to limit patron changes to ONLY the notification preferences.

    27 votes
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  10. Add option to filter out Global title index results without any offer

    When creating a scope that include CDI records non filtered per availability (Rapido-CDI expanded index), Global title index without any offer (no Get it section, no view online section and no item available in the Rapido tile) are retrieved (example). These records are owned by libraries participating in any POD (outside of ours) of Rapido.

    We would like to have an option to exclude the Global title index results without an offer.

    85 votes
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  11. Use "Receiving Date" as a search facet to allow for the configuration of "New Arrivals" pages/searches.

    being allowed to use the "receiving date" field, rather than the "creation date" as a facet will help libraries to be able to display new arrivals to the collection; items that are actually in the library and read to circulate. As the "creation date" is often the date of the order, these items are not available for use for many months depending on the supply chain.

    7 votes
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  12. Primo VE, Quicklinks and "Available Online" indication

    We’d like the "Available Online" text in be suppressed if Quicklinks are displayed for the citation in the brief results display.

    As the librarians put it:

    "to turn off the "Available Online"
    link/message if the quick links are available. “

    And alternately, "... make the "Available Online" link go directly to the article like the "Read PDF" Quicklink option does? "

    Reducing the number of possible links to click on would improve Primo VE.
    Thanks.

    9 votes
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  13. Make the PIN code field in Primo My Account a secure text field with eye icon to show/hide the PIN

    As a user, I would like to have the possibility to hide the values I have entered in the Pincode field (Update Login Credentials in My Account > Personal Settings) so that the data isn't visible to others. In order to check for typos, I would like to have the possibility to display the data (e.g. by clicking on an eye symbol)

    93 votes
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  14. Add Lateral Links (Hypertext link) to Journal Search/Database Search/Newspaper Search

    Currently, the basic search and advanced search results provides journal, database, and newspaper records the ability to broaden the search by using lateral links. When the same records are displayed on the Journal Search, Database Search, and Newspaper Search pages, they do not have lateral links. This means there is no way to find more from the listed authors, subjects, related titles, etc. Please add lateral links to these pages for all fields available as in the basic search and advanced search.

    6 votes
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  15. Option to highlight active tabs in Primo top pane

    We would like the option to highlight active tabs in the Primo top pane. At present, it is not clear which tab is in use. Highlighting of active tabs supports navigation and improves user experience, but there is currently no easy way to implement this. Including an option to do so, for example via CSS, would be helpful.

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  16. Add IZ scope for e-resources activated for the IZ in the Network Zone.

    SLSP activates a large amount of OA e-resources from the NZ. The use case is to save time and resources for the IZs.

    The OA e-resources activated from NZ are searchable in the IZ-wide Search scopes when using the out-of-the-box scope MyInstitution and MyInstandCI. However, they are not searchable in IZ library / campus search profiles. There is no scope that would add NZ e-resources available for the IZ / library / campus to the Search Profile created for a specific library / campus within an IZ.

    Library scope in an IZ with Inventory Management Groups (IMG)
    If…

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  17. Add label to view it section in front of service provider link

    Add a label to the front of the service provider name in the view it section so that it can be made clearer that users should click on this to access the resource. At the moment we have to use a customization to add text but it would be easier to maintain if this was a standard label.

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  18. add in a optional conditional facet upon selecting Open Access - showing version options using unpaywall data

    A major issue that the use of Open Access content such as unpaywall can have is the version and making people aware of the version they are seen/given them the choice of version (submitted/author accepted/version of record)
    For institutions who have Unpaywall collection available and/or their institutional repository data being added in, use the metadata in the background of the record to identify the version that will be available from the link (signpost would also ideally be applied in the Brief record view and/or full record) and when Open Access facet is selected, it would automatically open an additional Facet…

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  19. Ask for confirmation when deleting saved searches

    In “Saved searches” and “Search history” sections, when clicking on remove icon, the query is deleted immediately.

    A popup asking for confirmation could help preventing unwanted deletions

    3 votes
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  20. Enhance DC XML normalization routines for external sources (PrimoVE)

    In Primo Back Office, there is 86 inbuilt transformational routines for MARC21 and Dublin Core data normalization (e.g. “Take first words”, “Get highest number and normalize last digit”, and “Remove HTML tags”). Most have been translated for MARC21 in PrimoVE by various people but, because of limited regex and Xpath functionality, few have been translated into Dublin Core XML normalization routines for PimoVE.

    We would like to see the implementation of full regex and/or XPath / XQuery functionality (or similar) to allow all Back Office normalization routines to be created for PrimoVE.

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