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  1. Users should be able to choose the length of the result page between 10 and 100 results per page

    Users should be able to choose the length of the result page between 10 and 100 results per page according to predefined steps.
    The option to do so should be available for unsigned users and should be persisted if a user is signed in.

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  2. Advanced search: holding call number

    We would like Primo VE to be able to search for all the 852 subfields in holdings (852 $h to $m).
    Currently this is not the case.

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  3. Export to Excel

    We would like the "Export to Excel" functionality to be configurable. For exemple, we would like to remove the permalink column from the file.

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  4. Show more than 10 records in My Favorites

    Actually, in My Favorites 10 records are listed by default. Patrons should be able to define the number of records presented once up to 50 records. That would facilitate orientation and navigation within My Favorites.

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  5. Navigation within My Favorites should be more user-friendly

    Navigation within My Favorites is tedious: When a favorite is removed or when the list is relabeled, you always go to the top of the list instead of the original starting point.

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  6. Primo VE: need for an option to Show All Items from a location

    An option to show All items from a location should be available in Primo VE.
    Currently if you want to display all items from a location, you have to use the 'Show More Items' button several times which can be very excruciating while displaying newspaper's items.

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  7. Brief Record Display in Primo VE

    We have just been updating the order of the icons thinks like Citation, Permalink, RefWorks, etc. When you set this up in Alma the order of the itmes is the wrong way round: The first item you want displayed has to be bottom of the icon list, not the top, which is completely counter intuitive. Please can the icons list sort top is first instead?

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  8. Facet 'Other libraries' should be customizable like the other facets

    Hi
    We're in a consortium, using Primo VE.

    Our first two search scope slots are
    – IZ
    – NZ plus CDI

    It is possible to show a facet 'Other libraries', which shows the libraries outside our own IZ.

    But 'Other libraries' can't be customized like a normal facet:
    – it can't be displayed only in the search scope slot NZ/CDI without being displayed in the search scope slot IZ
    – it can't be separated from the facet Libraries and for example put last in the list of facets
    – it can't be collapsed if the facet Libraries is not collapsed

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  9. 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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  10. Make the table under Discovery > Configure Views > Full Record Services > Record Details drag and drop enabled

    When a user has more than 5 fields in the Edit Full Display Details, it's extremely onerous to have to click the up or down arrows to move data fields (such as title, identifier, series, etc).

    This table should be drag and drop.

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  11. Primo smartphone inhabilitar bajada de archivos

    El material digital visualizado en Primo a través de smartphone permite bajar y copiar los archivos. Sería necesario para proteger derechos de autor inhabilitando esta opción.

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  12. Primo VE: Record elements tag field in file splitter of generic XML discovery import profiles to support X-Path

    In discovery import profiles for Primo VE, generic XML profiles do not currently support X-Path within the Record elements tag of the file splitter.

    This means that XML source files which contain a multi-layered structure within records are not accepted by Primo VE on import. The file then has to be manually transformed to remove the extra layer before importing.

    For example, a XML file generated from one of our external systems pulls in data for some fields from additional tables to the bulk of the record, adding an extra layer to the record e.g.

    root element: <table>
    record element:…

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  13. Allow request forms to be submitted without first needing to remove focus from fields

    If a user fills in the comment field on a physical request form in Primo and then clicks on the Request button the form refreshes but does not submit. Either a second click on the Request button is required to submit it or the user needs to click away from the comment field to remove the focus from it before clicking on the Request button.

    We think users should be able to fill out the comment field and click on the Request button to submit the form. There should be no need to click the Request button twice or remove…

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  14. Add the 300 Marc field as one that is keyword searchable.

    Adding the 300 field as a searchable field in the keyword index would be a useful feature for users searching for parts of a music score

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  15. Make links in Collection descriptions appear as hypertext

    In Alma Digital collections, you can put a bunch of text in a collection description, but URLs always appear as plain text in Primo.

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  16. Add Due Date/other Variables to Real Time Availability Status in Brief Records

    November 2020 Primo VE release broadened the Availability Status messages in Brief Results. Our library would like to be able to further enhance the Status messages to include Due Dates, where applicable. Example: add date to Not available - Loan message, something along the lines of Not available - Checked out until {date}.

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  17. Primo - Set up display logic rules - document type level

    Set up display logic rules not at the level of a target or a service but at the level of the document type:
    in particular, no more link or SFX service to be displayed when document type is dataset or patent, it seems SFX does not know how to process datasets metadata.

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  18. Make infinite scrolling and scrolling button optional to the administrator and the user

    Infinite scrolling (with or without load more) is not a good solution from a stricter accessibility perspective and certainly not in combination with the scroll button. Primo has both infinite scrolling from the bottom search result list with the button "Load more results" and a scroll button in left bottom. That scroll button doesn't work in Safari with newer MacOS and it's registered as a bug.


    1. Make it optional to the library administrator to choose between: infinite scrolling or scrolling by pagination (with option of number of hits per page) and with or without scrolling button to the left.


    2. Make…

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  19. Primo VE mobile website - ease of customization

    It would be great if there was an 'out of the box' view of Primo that enabled mobile access (via smartphone or small tablet) without needing to modify CSS.
    Users are increasingly accessing Primo from their mobile devices, and the standard interface does not allow for this type of functionality.

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  20. Enable the addition of referencing style to the results list by email

    In Summon, you can select the format of your results list before emailing it to yourself or another person. Eg. You want to view your search results in APA format, or AGLC, etc., and also have the link sent to you for each item in the list.

    This functionality would be a great addition to Primo VE.

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