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  1. Syndetics Unbound on Brief Results

    Syndetics Unbound enrichment elements can now be displayed on the search results pages of various discovery systems, but not Primo.

    Providing this integration would better showcase Unbound's elements which are very popular with users but are somewhat hidden on the full display page.

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  2. Add very compact display option, 1 row per title

    Please add a really compact additional display option
    – 1 row per title
    – no icon

    to allow an overview / quick scanning of long result lists.

    When I do a search on my laptop, I see two titles on the result list and the start of a third.


    Default number of results for the compact display should be 100 or more.

    And it should be a setting in the patron account.

    3 votes
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  3. More options for Collection Discovery images

    Hi

    In Collection Discovery, please allow more options for the images per collection:

    – Allow a separte image for the header banner of the single collection page.

    For the overview page, the picture has to have the dimensions 3:1. The same picture is used for the header of the collection.
    This leads to the pictures looking bad and often the description of the collection is hard to read.
    Please make these 2 separate pictures to be uploaded and make the default header banner a monochrome colour taken from the css.


    – Allow the pictures to be activated / deactivated for testing. At…

    9 votes
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  4. Browse shelf only to display electronic material

    Nowadays, browse Shelf Configuration dialog box, can be configurated with one of the following options:
    - Browse Bibliographic Headings – if you want to display both physical and electronic material in Browse Shelf.
    - Browse Shelf Listing – if you want to display physical items only in Browse Shelf. This is the default option.

    I ask for a new option to display only electronic material, this is useful for those libraries that not use a standard classification system being that the physical browse shelf is a disaster.

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  5. Use new copyright statements-digital in Primo display for representations

    At present a copyright symbol automatically displays in the public notes field for representations in Primo View Online section. This is not an appropriate place for the copyright symbol: See idea https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308173-alma/suggestions/41256403-remove-copyright-symbol-from-alma-representation-p

    Now that there are new rights statements for use in Alma digital representations, these should be considered as an optional display element in Primo.

    Rather than show the entire text, just the image if one exists plus the name of the statement eg "Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)" with translation options for multi-language sites.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Add Next and Previous arrows to Digital Collections

    Add Next and Previous arrows to Details pages in Digital Collections and, ideally, to image viewers so that users don't have to click back to the collection thumbnails after viewing each collection item/image.

    This could work the same way as the Next and Previous arrows in the Primo Details page for search results.

    15 votes
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  9. Multiple CDI records for one article by the languages of its metadata

    Please do not use language filter when CDI merges records. It creates multiple records for one article, which confuses our patrons. (Case 00881023, 00824833) If CDI cannot merge them well, please provide a kind of "See Also" link to other records which have the same DOI. (CDI e-book records already display "Chapters of this book" link under the availability status.)

    Many of non-English articles have English version metadata too because many journals oblige it. Western aggregators index English metadata whereas local aggregators index local language metadata. The problem is most of times they don't care about the language of the…

    3 votes
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  10. Display both link in record and links from link resolver in CDI

    When there are records in CDI that have link in record, but also would return links from the link resolver both types of links should be displayed to the end user.

    The challenges with the link in record are discussed in this idea: https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/40487230-preference-cdi-link-resolver-records-over-link-in

    They have a tendency to break and if the link for some reason do not lead to the full text the end user does not get any other way to the full text (as they do with the multiple links fromt he link resolver).

    We hope that Ex Libris enables the system to display both link…

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    Thank you for suggesting this idea, the direction is to enable customers to show more links and offer some configuration options to set preferences.

    Note that this is not something that we can do in the near future since it is a complex change.

  11. Disable cancel request button in Primo

    Stop our patrons from being able to 'cancel' a specific type of request within their account profile in Primo. We need to disable the cancel request button for Digitization request

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  12. auto announcement for maintenance or outage

    We would like to see built into Primo (all flavors NUI/VE etc) an auto announcement banner when there is scheduled maintenance or major outage.

    We would also like the message that it displays to be customizable via a table in the back office.

    This would help to alleviate an extremely manual process that we currently do with pulling the cloud notification emails and entering in text and dates manually to be displayed in Primo. It makes more sense to have this be an automatic process much like the emails sent out by cloud services.

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  13. Configure collection discovery to display in shelflist order

    We are using Collection Discovery to create new books browsing for our top subject areas but it would be great if they could display in shelflist order so like books group together.
    What we really want is a low maintenance bookshelf browse feature which auto populates with new resources and removes the old. Anyway, display in LCC or some shelflist order would be good, even if the call number is hidden (because many are ebooks and it might confuse patrons).

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  14. Browse by subject: visualize the 360 and 680 fields from the authorities records

    It´s important for the users in order to navigate from one subject to other

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  15. Provide Toggle Checkbox When Including Results with No Full-Text

    Please provide a toggle checkbox when the setting is configured to include results with no full-text. We would like to present all results by default and then let a person remove unwanted results (i.e., results with no full text).

    The current setup is the reverse and is contrary to the idea of filtering. People use filters to narrow their search results, not expand them.

    Also, I know there is a Full-Text Online facet, but this only appears after you select a resource type facet. Therefore, this method is not convenient to achieve the same thing.

    Thanks,
    Blake

    62 votes
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  16. Visually Indicate Boolean AND Grouping of Facets

    This is in reaction to a discussion on the mailing list ("[Primo] facets - issue with selecting one-by-one vs. multiple") and to have an idea for the other option (in contrast to [0]) to resolve the dilemma described there:

    Instead of changing the system behavior it would be good to indicate what is happening. In general it makes sense that after selecting one facet, looking at the results and deciding to add another facet that the boolean connection of these two facets will be "AND", while selecting some facets in one go is likely intended to be an "OR".

    Forms…

    50 votes
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  17. Display order of portfolio at Catalogue (can we prioritize the links to be displayed?)

    For title with multiple portfolios, come from different platforms, I wonder if there is any way to prioritize the links according to our needs, e.g.

    Criteria 1: portfolio with access to the current issues will be displayed first, instead of the portfolio with closed holdings.

    Criteria 2: purchase portfolio will be displayed before the free access portfolios

    Criteria 3: platform with less broken link reports received will be displayed before the one with more broken link reports

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  18. Ability to use other fields instead of interface name for View Online fields

    We are looking to change the display of the "View Online" space. At the moment, if a resource does not have an Interface name, it displays "view full text". I would like to suggest to have the ability to use the Electronic Portfolio name as an option.

    Reasoning behind this: We have hundreds of vendors as well as use Ebsconet as our subscription manager. It is clunky to go in to every single vendor just to add an Interface name.

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  19. Include Local collections in Collection Facet

    Primo with PCI and CDI do not show Local Collection names in the Collection Facet. This is a disservice to our locally loaded collections. The way this facet is currently configured, it only relates with metadata fields on CDI records and will not show local collections.

    13 votes
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  20. Display and edit all user addresses in my account By now, only the preferred address defined in Alma is displayed in Primo my account. All

    Display and edit all user addresses in my account

    By now, only the preferred address defined in Alma is displayed in Primo my account. All Alma user addresses should be displayed and be editable by patrons in my account of Primo. This is important for better transparency and to avoid invalid and deprecated addresses. It should also be possible to chooses the Address types in my Primo account to preferred, secondary, work and office.

    10 votes
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