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  1. SRU Barcode

    We would like SRU availability fields to include barcode. Barcode is a useful identifier for items. This addition would allow us to do things like get all the barcodes in a location and do an inventory.

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  2. add date/time stamps to indexing & hotswapping sections of Job Details Report

    In the job details reports, where indexing and hotswapping are reported, there is no date/time stamp to indicate how long these portions of the job took to run. It's useful for guesstimating the length of a process before we start it and other sections like FRBR and DeDup include this information

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  3. Use non-LC call numbers for journal categories

    This affects Primo/PrimoVE; but the job is in Alma.

    The new feature (as of Nov 2019) to browse a list of journals by category depends on the 050$a. This should be expanded to use the 055$a, 060$a, 070$a, 080$a, 082$a, 083$a, 084$a, 085$a, and 086$a. Additionally, libraries should be able to pick which of the subfields to use.

    This is an example of the lack of support for non-LC libraries.

    This idea cross-posted as Alma idea.

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  4. Support Microsoft Edge for Primo

    According to documentation (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/ProductDocumentation/Primo/NewPrimoUserInterface/010FrequentlyAskedQuestions#Browser_Certification), Ex Libris does not support Microsoft Edge for Alma.
    The use of Edge is growing and should be considered a major browser, and therefore supported.

    4 votes
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  6. Display order: side by side instead of top-down

    In Primo, allow the option to display to show print and electronic results side-by-side instead of one after the other. Also apply to link resolver results.
    (Currently using Alma and Primo, not Primo VE.)

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  7. ahead of print

    More appropriate link resolving for "Ahead of Print" (pre-publish) articles.

    We recently had a report of problem linking for an "Ahead of Print" Primo article result. In this instance, linking resolved to an incorrect article - since it matched by keyword search at the journal.

    If better metadata cannot be obtained for "Ahead of print" articles, and these are not formally published articles, perhaps these results should not be included for Primo results -- or be able to be pulled into results in a separate facet?

    7 votes
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  8. Add HeinOnline collections to Primo Central Index

    HeinOnline articles currently not discoverable in Primo.

    6 votes
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  9. Add Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) content to Primo Central Index

    Could you work with Centre for Economic Policy Research to add metadata for their publications to Primo Central Index? This is a critical source for working papers for economists. Access to their content requires a subscription. Currently, there is an Alma CZ collection with a very small subset of the CEPR's publications.I have not been able to find a collection in Primo Central Index to turn on for this publisher.

    https://cepr.org/publications

    4 votes
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  10. Improve logic for Consortial/AFN and ILL requests

    If all holdings across the Network Zone (NZ) are unavailable, we want to be able to suppress the option to place a Consortial loan request (ie. a resource sharing request in an automated fulfillment network), thus directing the user to ILL.

    25 votes
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  11. Advanced search functionality for the Newspaper Search

    Please provide advanced search functionality for the Newspaper Search. Users would like to limit searches by criteria such as publication name.

    22 votes
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  12. Ability to examine raw data of a PCI collection for quality assessment

    Its tedious to check the quality of primo central collection. It will be helpful to have an API access to the raw data of Primo Central Collections. Collections need to be checked for quality issues e.g. resource types contained. Its important to understand the density, language, and formatting of metadata before a collection is activated in production. Please enable an API for the PNX / Metadata of the collections records. Metadata experts could then assess the quality of a collection more easily. The method would be also more reliable and convenient than checking (some) examples via the Primo frontend.

    14 votes
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  13. Increase the granularity of of metadata fields for searching in Primo Central

    Additional metadata fields be made searchable within Primo Central. Author affiliation, Abstract, Author Keywords, Thesaurus keywords, Chemical name, Source title, Funding information, full text, etc. The publishers and some database providers provide some or all of this information, for the publishers that do not supply the information, the field will be empty, for the many duplicate records the field information may be found in one or more of the duplicate records. It would be better to make search available for the additional fields, than over simplify search and remove the capability. Improves the level of sophisticated and accurate searching within…

    10 votes
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  14. Resource Recommender / searchable tags / language code table

    If you want to use the Resource Recommender feature in more languages than just English, you have to put all tags into the "Searchable Tags" box of the English interface. If you change to another language, the box is greyed out and can't be edited.

    I would like to suggest an overhaul of this part of the RR to make the "Searchable Tags" just as avaible for other languages as title and description are.

    3 votes
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  15. Increase Primo search capability to support major common search expansions on synonyms.

    Salesforce case #00583901 refers (unpublished)

    Ex Libris advises that, due to performance considerations, Primo search is unable to support the search expansion for the spelling variants that include the use of 's' or 'z' within a word. This is a common trans-Atlantic spelling variation, and omitting it has a significant impact on search results.

    Example: a search for the terms “practice globalisation” produces 441,248 results, but by changing the 's' in globalisation to a 'z', Primo produces an additional 12,000 search results.

    40 votes
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  16. Add the Bridget Williams Books collections to Primo Central Index

    As a student and researcher of New Zealand materials I would like the books published by Bridget Williams Books to be indexed in Primo Central Index.

    Background: Currently the content of these collections is not discoverable in Primo. This makes it harder to discover key New Zealand content and impacts the efficiency of my study and research capabilities.

    15 votes
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  17. bX: Display dates for recommended articles in Primo VE brief results

    Article dates do not display in brief results related to bX article recommendations. The dates display in the bX sidebar, but when a user clicks on a bX recommended title, the date is missing from the brief results. It was noted that this configuration is currently hard coded and not configurable.

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  18. Newspaper index activations should be on the ejournal/newspaper title level rather than on the collection level

    The Newspaper Index should be activated on the ejournal/newspaper title level rather than on the collection level.
    For example if you activate in PCI a target like Gale Onefile, that has newspaper articles from a range of different titles, the result is radically different in the main Primo index and the Newspaper Index.

    The main index will have this activation on ejournal/newspaper title level, so will only display newspaper articles and other content that Alma or SFX says are subscribed.
    In the Newspaper Index however the activation is on the Collection level, so that all Gale OneFile newspaper articles are…

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  19. 2 votes
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