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  1. Display item enumeration on location level under Get It for Primo VE

    We would like to be able to configure the information displayed under Get it in the location/holding level for Primo VE to contain information from the enumeration fields from the item level.

    This used to be possible in Primo BO (see attached screenshot), but unfortunately not anymore in Primo VE.

    When there are many holdings and items the user, as a consequence, will have to perform many clicks through all the holdings and checking all the items to find the volume that they are looking for.
    It would then be more useful if they could see on the location level…

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  2. Show e-collections activated in the NZ in the Database Search of IZs

    In our network we activate certain Open Access e-resources in the Network Zone. These e-collections are activated for every IZ without restriction. Some of our Institution Zones are using the Database Search to allow Patrons to search for their e-collections. Unfortunately, the Database Search is showing only e-collections that are activated and have inventory in the IZ. It does not show any of the Network Zone e-collections.

    We would like to have the option to include the Network zone activated e-collections in the Database Search of the IZs.

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  3. Requesting at artcle level optional

    In our library we do not carry out article level requests for print journals. Our patrons can only request issues. But Primo shows the Get It section for articles where there is a print record for the journal. We do want the Get It section on the journal, but not on the article level. It would be nice if the individual library could decide wethter to show ********* articles or not.

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  4. Displaying author field in collections in Primo

    We have a collection in Primo showcasing publications from our researchers and so we would like to be able to display the author's name to promote the book. See screenshot for what currently displays (title and book cover).

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  5. Remove Pickup location entry from digitization entry in my requests

    When digitization requests are in process, a pickup location is displayed. This doesn't make sense for something that is a digitization or document delivery request, since there is nothing to "pickup". I realize this is a holdover from the photocopy days, but perhaps it might make more sense if patrons had the option to request physical delivery for a digitization request ("request physical copy") and ask them to designate a pickup location rather than having users assign a pickup location for all digital requests.

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  6. Recuperar en búsqueda avanzada por título el campo 740, desde la opción de Comienza por

    En búsqueda avanzada, por título, con la opción "Título comienza por" recuperamos los campos marc 130 y 245, pero no el campo 740. El campo 740 únicamente se recupera eligiendo la opción "titulo contiene". Solicitamos que el 740 tenga las mismas opciones de recuperación en PrimoVE que los campos 130 y 245.

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  7. Remove full stop after "available from" date in the "View it" section of PrimoVE

    Currently, at the "view it section" of an e-journal title in PrimoVE, the availability can appear as follows for example: "Available from 01/07/2010." Note the presence of a full-stop after the date which is confusing to users who think access is only available to 2010. ExLibris state that this full-stop is hardcoded and cannot be removed.
    PrimoVE would be far more user friendly and less confusing if it was possible to remove this full-stop.

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  8. Exclude suppressed records from browse results

    Currently, records that are suppressed from discovery still appear in users' browse search results. As explained in the documentation below:

    "If a heading contains suppressed or restricted records:
    - These records will be included in the heading's record count.
    - When a user selects the heading, these records will be omitted from the results, and the system will display the following message: Some records are not displayed since they are restricted / suppressed from display"

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/020Primo_VE/Primo_VE_(English)/130Configuring_Advanced_Search_Interfaces_for_Primo_VE/Configuring_Browse_Search_for_Primo_VE

    We expect that records suppressed from discovery should be suppressed everywhere, including browse. We strongly suggest Ex Libris implement a fix to consider the…

    5 votes
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  9. Pre-populate the address fields when personal delivery options are selected in an item request from Primo VE

    In the November 2023 release it is now possible for patrons to update their registered home or office address (or other personal delivery address) while requesting personal delivery in Primo VE. When the patron selects one of the addresses for pickup in the request form all the address information is blank in Primo VE even when that field type is populated in Alma. This means the patron will think they have to fill out the pickup location information for every request. It would be more efficient to populate the request form with the patron’s pickup location address information if it…

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  10. Display the item "process type" label in Get It

    In get-It, we would like to display some of the "Process type" labels from our local item processes.
    For example, we think that the information "In the process of scanning" would be interresting for the users, instead of the general label "In process".
    This would highlight projects in progress that are eagerly awaited by users.

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  11. New Book List in Primo VE

    I would love to have in-built Primo VE functionality to showcase the new book list in Primo VE, like Trinity College (https://ctw-tc.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01CTW_TC:CTWTC&lang=en) did using this alternatively, but not everyone is that techy, so please consider adding this in upcoming releases.

    4 votes
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  12. Visualization of Analytical Bibliographic Data in PrimoVE.: Correct Sorting of Parts

    A multi-part resource (eg: a sketchbook containing 200 drawings) is catalogued in MARC 773 (host/item relationship). PrimoVE ought to sort and display the component parts using $$g and $$q. Currently PrimoVE fails to do this in the correct numerical order. Rather, the presentation is alphabetical which is useless for component-items organized by their part or page number. There was a recent ideas exchange issue raised on this very topic, which was “solved” by providing the aforementioned “alphabetical solution”. However, a NUMERICAL visualization has much more value in Discovery for patrons who are interested in locating an item as part of…

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  13. More language options for Primo VE

    It would be helpful if there were more supported languages added to the Alma/Primo VE platform in order to serve multiple demographics on campus.

    We would specifically be looking for Hindu and Farsi. Thanks!

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  14. Make is possible to display Available From Date and Available To Date to users in Primo

    The "Control the Availability of Portfolios Automatically at a Pre-defined Date" feature, introduced in the February 2023 release (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Release_Notes/2023/Alma_2023_Release_Notes?mon=202302BASE), allows libraries to enter an Available From Date and Available To Date in portfolios, and the portfolio will be automatically deactivated after the Available To Date. This feature is designed to be useful in cases where libraries lease a piece of content (typically, a streaming film) for a limited period of time.

    In this Idea, we suggest that we should be able to display the Available From Date and Available To Date to end users in Primo. This is…

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  15. Report a problem - allow users to add an attachment

    When patrons are reporting a problem in Primo user interface, usually adding a screenshot is very helpful for support.

    Can "Add attachment" be added to the Report a problem form?

    Petra

    50 votes
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  16. Quotation marks: align the behavior of Alma and CDI records

    When using quotation marks in a search, Alma and CDI records behave differently:

    CDI records:
    « » → not considered for the search
    „ “ → considered for the search only for some languages
    “ ” → considered for the search only for some languages
    " " → considered for the search

    For local records:
    « » → not considered for the search
    „ “ → not considered for the search
    “ ” → not considered for the search
    " " → considered for the search

    With this idea exchange we propose to align the behavior of Alma and CDI…

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  17. Change behaviour of collection discovery for frbrized titles

    At the moment collection discovery in Primo VE shows for frbrized titles only one entry, even if there are two entries added two the collection (print and electronic version e.g.). If the user clicks on the entry, he gets a record and not a list of versions as he does when clicking on an entry in the brief results list. This is confusing, because the user might think, the one record he found (print or electronic) is the only one available. The user is likely to overlook the rather small versions line.

    I see to possible solutions:

    1. (preferred) If two…

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  18. Map location

    When "Location" is selected for an item, open an image of the map within the record instead of a separate window.

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  19. Primo VE: Facet «Publication format» displays entries with capital letters and suppresses apostrophes

    We noticed that the facet "Publication format" displays the entries with capital letters at the beginning of each word, and sometimes suppress the apostrophe too (see enclosures). This is a problem, because we never do display words in this manner in French or German. It really looks weird and we would like to avoid that for our users.

    Thanks !

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  20. Add the creation date to the titles in the Saved Search Letter

    Users can set an alert on the Saved Searches page and will then receive the Saved Search letter by email whenever there are new results for their saved search. However, a new result is not necessarily a new publication. The Saved Search letter could also contain older publications which are new to the inventory of the discovery system. For the users, it would be helpful to already see in the Saved Search letter the creation date of the titles, so that they know which results are real new publications. In Primo VE, however, it is currently not possible to add…

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