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  1. Allow Bibtex information to be copied and pasted rather than only downloaded

    Currently, Primo requires that users download Bibtex and other citation data to their computers, and then upload or copy it from a document. This takes up valuable memory. Google Scholar has a feature that allows you to copy and paste the Bibtex citation directly from the browser rather than needing to download it, saving space and the hassle of saving and uploading a list of resources to their computers. Could a similar functionality be created for Primo VE where Bibtex information can be copied and pasted rather than just downloaded?

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  2. Give more weight to PMID in one-word PMID searches [Primo VE]

    In Primo VE, if a user wants to search for an article with a one-word PMID search (such as 22878467), the search will also match to articles in a journal with the ISSN 2287-8467. The issue arises in the brief result listing: currently the ISSN is given more weight than the PMID, pushing the relevant result to the very end of the list.

    Couple of examples from our Primo VE instance:

    A user wants to find article "Patatin-like phospholipase.." through a one-word PMID search 22878467. 18 results in total, where the 18th is the one the user is interested in.…

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  3. Primo VE: Allow users to select false options when requesting items to another campus

    Due to the set up of rules within our system, students are able to request books to any campus they want to except their home campus (as it is available to pick up).
    When they don't see their campus as an option, they will send the book to another campus, see that it has arrived, and then turn up at the wring site expecting the item.

    We're proposing a setting in which the student would be able to select their own campus, but then receive an error message when they try to process it explaining why they can't and what…

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  4. Display snippets in brief results for physical records when search terms appear in formatted content (5xx) fields

    It would be helpful for Primo VE to display highlighted snippets in brief results for physical records (like the full-text snippets for CDI records) when a user's search terms match on text that is in a formatted contents field.

    For example, if a patron currently searches for the title of a volume within a multi-volume set (and the search terms used for that volume title do not match on any other fields present in brief results), the record for that multi-volume set will appear in the search results, but with no obvious indication as to why (although the matching search…

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  5. Additional Function:Excludes unnecessary resource types in Specialized Search Scopes for CDI

    ■Idea
    When configuring "Specialized Search Scopes for CDI" https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/020Primo_VE/Primo_VE_(English)/040Search_Configurations/010Configuring_Search_Profiles_for_Primo_VE
    in Primo VE, currently only 5 CDI resource types can be selected, so we want to change the system that unnecessary resource types can be excluded.

    ■Context
    Regarding "Exclude eBooks from CDI Results - Phase 2 (NERS #6702)", In Phase 1, all books were excluded from search, but after Phase 2, some books remain in the search results.

    To exclude books for this reasons,we would like to set the "Specialized Search Scopes for CDI" with limited number of CDI resource types.
    But the maximum number of resource types that can be…

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  7. Facet "Availability" : display order

    I would like to be able to choose the order in which items are displayed in the "Availability" facet, and thus put the most important ones first.

    In the backoffice, a "display order" column exists. I created a case to know why the display did not correspond to my choice. The person who answered, told me that it was not used in the user interface, and that it was considered as an improvement request.

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  8. Newspapers search API

    For libraries who use the Primo APIs (https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/primo/apis/) for their bento box discovery service, it is not possible to extract results from a Newspaper search using the Primo Rest API when the Newspaper search is enabled. Libraries can only extract Newspaper articles through the API using the resource type “Newspaper articles” without the Newspapers search enabled, which means far less content, and far less relevant content. However, by enabling the Newspapers search, libraries can expose significantly more news-oriented results from the many newspapers search only sources that libraries have access to that will increase relevance. However, if a…

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  9. Ability to edit the OTB (Out-of-the-Box) search and facet rules in Primo VE

    We would like to be able to edit the OTB search and facet rules. This is necessary for parity with PBO. There are several things that we were able to do in PBO that we cannot reproduce in VE because of the lack of this functionality. In the PBO OTB author search and facet, we were able to include dates and qualifiers from names in the LCNAF, which improved precision. In the OTB language facet, we were able to include intertitle, caption and audio description languages, which are not currently included in the VE OTB index. On the other hand,…

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  10. Display Logic Rules - Access Model

    Add the ability to configure display logic rules based on access model of items. For example if the same title is available from one collection as DDA, but is UA in a different collection, display (or prioritize) the UA link.

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  11. 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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  12. Add ability to configure the display at the item level and the location level in the GetIt section

    In Primo VE, the display of the GetIt section works currently as following:
    If there are only items in one location, the first display after opening the full view is at the item level (example: https://eth.swisscovery.slsp.ch/permalink/41SLSP_ETH/lshl64/alma99118073204005503).
    If there are items in more than one location, the first display is at the location level (example: https://eth.swisscovery.slsp.ch/permalink/41SLSP_ETH/lshl64/alma990104195490205503).
    Because our libraries are part of a huge consortium, our users always have to check first in which library an item is available before checking the item information. Furthermore, we believe that the user experience would be better, if the GetIt section looked…

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  13. Display Logic Rule: hide multiple links to same Interface

    Where there are multiple links from the same Interface, provide a way for a Display Logic rule to be added that only shows the first of links from the same interface, and hides the rest.

    Often we have multiple links on the same interface (to different Ebsco, Proquest, Gale collections) with identical access.

    Currently it does not appear possible to add a display logic rule to do this.

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  14. Journal coverage: show more label if there is more than one embargo

    Since November 2021 journal coverage is shown in brief results (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Release_Notes/002Primo_VE/2021/010Primo_VE_2021_Release_Notes#Show_Journal_Coverage_Dates_in_Brief_Results_and_Journal_Search_).
    This is very good, but there is one rule that is not the best solution. It is stated: "Coverage information may include a single embargo, and if multiple embargoes exist, only one of them will appear in the coverage."
    Now, embargoes of different portfolios may contradict each other. So, if the user only see the first one, he may erraneously believe he has no access. Therefore, as soon as there is more than one embargo, the more label should get added to the journal coverage in the…

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  15. Display both active (payable) AND accruing fines/fees at Fine+fees tab of a user’s account

    Fines+fees tab of a user’s account does not show the balance of the accruing fines. Fines+fees tab doesn’t include the information of the loans that have accruing fines on them, and this confuses clients. They should be able to see this information easily and understand the difference between active and accruing fines.

    We propose that Fine+fees tab of a user’s account should display the total amount of active and accruing balance; the active (payable) balance with the Pay button beside it and the accruing balance. We also wish that the fine type of the loans that have accruing fines would…

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  16. Allow HTML coding for all labels

    Hi

    Please allow HTML coding for all labels.
    Including URLs via a href when the label isn't used as a link already.

    This is working for a few labels, but far from all.


    Related:

    HTML for public notes https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/44282220-support-html-in-ges-public-notes-in-how-to-get-it

    HTML for collection discovery description https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/37773493-allow-html-in-collection-discovery-description-fie

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  17. Allow themes to overwrite/override SASS files

    One of the biggest difficulties when theming Primo VE is getting link, background, and search bar colors consistent across the different page types. Because the underlying theme uses lighter and darker variations of colors, just editing the color file isn't enough. This leaves us looking for every variation of selector using browser inspect tools, which is time consuming and very hit-or-miss.

    Being able to override the SASS, even if it's only for the complete list of color and font selectors, would be extremely helpful and make theme development more clear-cut and efficient.

    Related: Esploro Portal - Enhance color settings, https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/929326-esploro/suggestions/45208306-esploro-portal-enhance-color-settings

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  18. Add Generic Record Actions

    In View Configuration > Brief Record Display > Record Actions, implement the function of adding generic icons to the Full Display.

    It should be possible to add:
    - An icon file
    - A label
    - A URL template(if possible using variables)

    This would decrease the amount of programming necessary to add new features and expand on the amount of information that can be added(Eventhough you can already add a lot of features)

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  19. Signed in user should be able to set their preferred search profile

    We have decided to place the Library catalog search profile first in the search box as this is what most of our users need. However, some of our users find this irritating and request for the All or International articles option to be put first. This is obviously a choice that's always going to make somebody unhappy!

    To get around this issue, we suggest that a signed-in user should be able to set their own preferences as to which search profile comes first in the search box.

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  20. Ability to boost newer editions as 5 publication dates does not do this job well.

    Currently we have older editions showing above newer editions in Primo VE. It would be helpful to be able to boost editions by the number of the edition. Currently the date boost has only 5 possible options in Primo VE. This means you can only add 5 separate years to regulate newer editions showing above old ones. Uses date ranges doesn't work as the edition between the range get same boost. Either you need to increase the number of date boost entries or create an ability to boost by edition.

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