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  1. Div before the search-results

    Similar to the top-bar-before doc that Ex Libris did for alerts, I would like a search-results-before div for customizations. When loading flex components in the after div and reversing the order through css, the interface loads the component and the customization jumps to the top of the search results list.

    I would like to build a resourceType based super-facet tab set which users could use as a filter - starting with All, Articles, Books, Book Chapters, etc. the load order problem makes it look like components are shuffling around during load...

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  2. The list of languages to be shown in their original characters (Advanced search option))

    Currently the display language of the list of target records' languages is subject to change. There is no option to customize it on Primo BO, but it would be great if we can show them in their original characters.

    3 votes
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  3. Better display of subcategories in database-search in Primo

    In the Database search in Primo, to show subcategories you have to click the little arrow in front of the top category. This is not intuitive for end users, and this is actually the feedback that we get most often.

    It would be much better if clicking on a top category both did a search for records in this category and at the same time opened the subcategories.

    This would enable the user to see all the databases in one category, and at the same time display the possibillity to narrow down to a subcategory if necessary.

    I hope that…

    368 votes
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  4. Display all blocks and patron limits in Primo My Account

    The My Account page in Primo only displays blocks of the blocks tab in the Alma user details page so that a patron who logs in Primo and unsuccessfully attemps to renew an item from the library isn’t notified about blocks that are applied based on patron limits/ library-definied rules such as maximum cash limit. The My Account page should display all blocks.

    9 votes
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  5. Overdue notices from Alma in Primo

    In the mouse-over appearing in My loans above ‘not renewable’ a user sees all overdue notices that he/she has received for that specific item.
    For instance when the user gets the fourth overdue notice he/she also sees the third and the second one in the small mouse-over text.

    For a better readability we’d like only the most recent notice to appear in the mouse-over.

    1 vote
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  6. Harmonise the default resource type icons with Leganto's icons

    Since we have both Primo and Leganto, our customers should have a consistent experience with resource type icons between the two interfaces. We have no choice but to use the OOTB icons in Leganto, a set of default Primo icons that harmonises with them would be appreciated. It may be that the size/canvas transparency may vary between them, but in essentials they should look the same where types are equivalent. With CDI we understand there will be additional resource types - this is a good opportunity to bring the two interfaces into a closer alignment for user experience.

    PS: Alma…

    14 votes
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  7. Change wording of "partial results found" error message

    Currently when users enter too many boolean operatoCurrently when users enter too many boolean operators or trucation symbols in their search they will get the error message "Partial results found. Please note additional results may be available by refining your search. May we suggest: try reducing the numbers of ? and/or * in your search."

    This error message is confusing. What it should really say is something like this:
    "Your truncated search terms match too many words. The search cannot retrieve all of them so some records you might expect might be missing from the search results. If you can…

    3 votes
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  8. Better Primo VE Menu Link Options

    Custom menu links in Primo open in a new tabbed window. This is bad behavior. If I go back to the original screen and press the button again, it opens up another window in another tab, and so on.

    Desired Behavior:
    Menu link goes to address -- does not open a new window or tab. At the very least, it should have be an option for developers. Currently it is hard-coded in the html and not changeable. Using it leads to cluttered browsers.

    5 votes
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  9. Dark mode for Primo

    Users ask for a possibility to view the catalogue interface in dark mode. Could this be realized for Primo?
    Thank you!

    1 vote
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  10. Custom fonts

    We would like custom TTF and OTF fonts to be natively supported in the Primo customization package. This would allow applications to render barcodes as well as other corporate branding elements.

    4 votes
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  11. Ability to dedup or FRBR between local data and CDI data

    For Primo Central Index data collections, the PCI citation often represents a title that we also hold in our local data. The current inability to dedupe or cluster between PCI and local data means that users will always be presented with two hits when they are on the combined/everything scope.

    With the new Central Discovery Index (CDI), we would like the ability to configure a deduping or clustering algorithm such that we only present one hit to the user.

    303 votes
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  12. Allow "best location" on brief results display to be configured by view

    A user viewing a view that is associated with a particular library or campus should be able to view availability of physical items at that library or campus libraries in the brief results layout. This idea is primarily for institutions with multiple libraries and, especially, multiple campuses. Campuses are associated with libraries, and typically a Primo view will be associated with a campus.

    Currently "best location" can only be set via the user's IP address. This approach works when users are at the location, but when a user is off-campus, the first location to show on brief results and full…

    218 votes
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  13. Option for linking Collection details page instead of Collection Lobby

    Simple search results on Primo NUI for Digital collections shows Title and View the collection link only, which get us its collection lobby page directly. Please give us an option that enables to check the collection's metadata(bib) on its Details page and then the user can move to the collection lobby by clicking the link like E-resources.

    0 votes
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  14. Adding a hierarchical tree display option to Collection Lobby

    Please add a hierarchical tree display option to Collection Lobby. When a top-level collection has many sub-collections across all depth level, it's too hard to browse individual collections and titles.

    9 votes
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  15. Differenciating the code for PCI records from the code for Alma records

    The PCI records that we don't subscribe and the Alma records without holding show the same labels on Get It section because they share the codes, such as:

    c.uresolver.getit2.holding_list.empty.top
    c.uresolver.getit2.holding_list.empty.signed_in_user
    c.uresolver.getit2.holding_list.empty.signed_in_user.no_services
    c.uresolver.getit2.holding_list.empty.guest_user
    c.uresolver.getit2.holding_list.empty.bottom
    (Samples are on SF #00731305)

    We want those two groups of records to be distinguished from each other so that we can apply different labels giving more customized information to our patrons.

    39 votes
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  16. Easily share records in Social Media

    When sharing a record in social media (Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) using the Full Display page's URL - it would be better to see in the preview the Name, Description, Domain, and Thumbnail of the record that has been shared.

    Please see the attached PDF file for a detailed example.

    41 votes
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  17. Auto correct typos

    Primo search should have the ability to auto correct common spelling errors and typos.

    A current review of our zero result searches has shown that many zero result searches are typos and misspellings.
    Users are used to systems that can auto-correct or suggest corrections for misspelled words.
    Auto correct of typos would greatly improve the user experience.

    1 vote
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  18. Penalization date visible in users' loan page

    Hello! It would be great once we had read the bar code of the user, and we have the general information to do a loan or a return it will be great if there we can see the date until they can't borrow books. If not it is a problem because they ask you until when they are ban and we have to go until their profile to penalty section to see it.

    Thank you!

    41 votes
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  19. Extend hypertext linking for Relation, Is Part Of, and Uniform Title to remote records

    Enhanced hypertext linking for ispartof, relation, and unititle was introduced in the November 2017 Primo Release. These new fields joined existing hypertext linked fields for creator, contributor, and subject.
    However, a key difference for the three newer fields is that they only show lateral links in the UI for local records. This limitation is hardcoded, and is confirmed but not explained (Case: 00486499).
    Like many sites, we have configured our Primo environment without search scopes with a source-agnostic design, with the underlying premise that users do not care who owns an item or where the record comes from, only that…

    7 votes
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  20. Primo Back Office: In a consortial environment, Ability to localize Alma collections to a specific instance of Primo

    Hello.

    Our university system is in a consortial configuration of Alma and Primo Back Office.

    Currently, we cannot use Alma collections because one university's (local and institution-specific) collections display in all other Primo instances in our consortia. This is problematic and confusing because a collection at University A displays in University B's Primo as if it were University B's collection. But the collection is local and specific to University A only.

    The "collections" I'm talking about are described in the following Exlibris documentation: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Product_Documentation/010Alma_Online_Help_(English)/040Resource_Management/050Inventory/050Managing_Collections
    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/060Back_Office_Guide/060Configuring_Primo%E2%80%99s_Front_End/050Collection_Discovery

    We opened Salesforce cases 00636941 and 00708998 and were told by the Exlibris analysts that…

    8 votes
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