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  1. Embargoed resources displaying in Primo

    Currently records from within an embargo period are discover-able to end-users via Primo.
    The user then thinks we have access to the records and selects it only to be presented with No full text available.
    Embargoed records are outside of our coverage range and should not display in our discovery interface.

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    • Display Interface Display Label

      Have the ability to configure the Display Interface Display Logic label to display if an item is loanable, library use only, etc based on the patron who logins in or a guest viewer.

      Currently by default the labels will show 'loanable' in the Display Interface Display Logic configuration. It's only possible to configure the label for all guests.

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      • Add Jump to Last & Specific Page Options to Primo Search Results Paging Bar

        Our users are asking for the option to jump to the last page of the search results in Primo. They would also like to get to a specific page number in the Primo search results paging bar by typing the number in there. First and last page options are basic functionalities of pagers and users expect those.

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        • 2 votes
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          • 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.

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            • EZProxy (Primo institution wizard) more granular application against specific collections

              Currently in Primo institution wizard (Primo Home > Ongoing Configuration Wizards > Institution Wizard > Delivery Base URLs) you can enter an EZProxy base URL. If a proxy is added it will be applied to all Link in Record type resources (though there is the option to exclude OA collections). I would like more granularity so that we could choose to apply the proxy to certain Link in Record type collections, but not to apply the proxy to others.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Provide a bread crumb trail to get back to original search results from multiple versions

                  It is not easy to get back to your original search results when you click on a title that takes you to a page with multiple versions, and then you click into one of the multiple version records. Providing a bread crumb trail for one click access back to the original results would be useful, instead of clicking the back button 5 times or so.

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                  • Print and email options in Primo do not contain important holding data from Alma iframe

                    See this example:
                    https://www.screencast.com/t/1aQ3ev3zphx

                    In the example above the important holding information of 2016 latest edition only is not present in the info emailed or printed if the user selections either of those options in Primo

                    3 votes
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                    • Adding reset button to the volume filter in the GetIt tab

                      The filter in the GetIt tab allows users to filter the display of the volumes by year, volume or description.
                      It would be helpful to add a reset button that will reset the values chosen and display all values available.
                      Currently, in order to reset the values in the fields chosen the patron must click on the arrow for the drop-down menu of each field (year, volume, description) and choose the value ALL

                      12 votes
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                      • German search character conversion - combined vowels representing umlauted letter as well as umlauted letter

                        In German, an "umlaut" over a letter can be represented with the two dots over the letter, or as a vowel combination, e.g. Anfänge or Anfaenge. If the user searches any of these (or just the un-umlauted letter), we'd like them to see results that contain all the variants.

                        Ex Libris investigated the configurations for character conversion in searching/indexing, and suggested filing a Primo enhancement:

                        " it is not currently possible to convert ü into u and also into ue. This would be an enhancement request. "

                        Which we will do, but wanted to float it here also.

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                        • course reserve

                          Course Reserves:
                          Requested Enhancement: Offer interface with drop-down menus for Course Title, Course Department, and Course Instructor (similar to drop-down menus in Voyager)

                          Currently users can search for course reserves, but there is not a good mechanism to browse. Offering drop-down menus would easily allow users to see what was currently on course reserve by course title, department and instructor.

                          Thank you for considering

                          39 votes
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                          • Accessibility Menu

                            Primo need Accessibility Menu Plugin

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                            • [Primo] - allow to set up a default view, i.e. the landing view for the user when view ID is missing or mistyped

                              Right now the 'default' view in Primo is the 'out of the box' view, named 'default', which is normally used as template by user for creating the View actually in use. And that's fine.
                              But the customer should be allowed to define which view sahll be used as default View in the Primo instance. Current feature "Session timeout URL" is not enough.
                              - In case for example of mistyping the URL, the system leads to the 'default/otb' view.
                              - If a View is deleted but a user has a bookmark, again the system leads to the 'default/otb' view.

                              It should…

                              4 votes
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                              • Add Sort by Date to Favorites

                                Currently the sort options in the Favorites list are: Date added, Author, or Title.
                                Our users would like to be able to sort by date-newest like they can for search results. Many users are interested in most recent material so date-newest is a valuable sort option for them.

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                                • Restrict discoverability of electronic resources for campus visitors

                                  We’re looking to restrict the discoverability of electronic resources for campus visitors to those resources they are licenced to use.

                                  We’re looking for an elegant solution – ideally, Primo would identify that they were from a certain IP range and in combination with an Alma licence condition which allowed walk-in use to the resources, it would allow them to discover the resource.

                                  Of course, the other half of the solution would be for us to share the special IP range with publishers so that visitors can access the resource after discovering it on Primo, but that will be our job!

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Allow Lateral Links to Perform a Browse Search

                                    Our library consortium would like to have the links in the details section of the record display bring the user to the browsable index. That way, if a record has a subject of "Library catalogs", the user would get a list of clickable subject headings with subdivisions so as to either find more records with the same subject or records with a more narrow focus:

                                    Library catalogs
                                    Library catalogs and readers [see Library catalogs and users]
                                    Library catalogs and users
                                    Library catalogs and users--Australia--PErth (W.A.)
                                    Library catalogs and users--Bibliography.
                                    Library catalogs and users--Case studies.
                                    Library catalogs and users--Congresses
                                    etc.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Inclusion of New UI Top Banner links in Primo Analytics Action Usage Report

                                      We would like the links on the Links Menu that appear in the banner at the top of the screen in the new UI to be harvested into Primo Analytics and to be included in the Primo Action Usage Report. Ideally we would like usage information to be harvested for both links created by ExLibris (such as Tags, Browse etc) and also links that we have added to the menu (for example a link to our LibGuide).

                                      Obtaining usage information for these links will not only be very useful in determining which links we include in the top banner but…

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Primo - Pay Fines Link - don't show when there are no fines

                                        The Pay Fines in Library Card/Account section of Primo displays even when a user has no fines.

                                        Clicking the link takes the user through to our payment provider allowing them to attempt to pay a fine/fee of zero.

                                        It would be a notable improvement to the user experience if this link only displayed when there was actually a fine/fee to be paid.

                                        19 votes
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                                        • Central Office institution in My Profile for Primo Central: free for delivery collections should be handled by Central Office Institution

                                          We've created a Central Office institution in My Profile for Primo Central as described in the Knowledge Center
                                          https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo_Central/Product_Documentation/PC_Index_Configuration_Guide/020Primo_Central_Index_Registration/030Consortium_Activation_in_Primo_Central

                                          This works fine for resources which aren't free for delivery. Collections that are free for delivery have to be activated for each institution within the consortium separately. This means hard and time consuming work if you are supporting several institutions within a consortium like we do.

                                          From our point of view there is no reason why the collections that are free for delivery are handled differently. Main criteria to activate a collection is the quality of metadata in Primo Central. There…

                                          24 votes
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