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  1. Title search be split to differentiate between article title and publication title

    Whilst doing a title search the results are often skewed by publication titles being included in the results lists.

    8 votes
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  2. Add ability to change default sort for results

    I would like to change the default sort for one of our views from Relevance to Date-newest. Our library has a lot of grey literature which is not handled appropriately by the Relevance sort.

    122 votes
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  3. Add search options for atoz list

    Primo provides only title search options for A to Z list. It would be useful to have more options such as ISSN, ISBN or publisher.

    30 votes
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  4. Primo: ability for Back Office users to mantain their own passwords (or integrate with SAML)

    Increasingly I am opening up the Primo Back Office to staff outside Library Systems, for example for people to build reports or test FRBR and DEDUP.

    It would be more secure if the Back Office users had the option to change their own password rather than for me to set it.

    Even better would be integration with the institution's Single Sign On service (as Alma does).

    Regards,

    Ciaran

    Ciaran Talbot l Library Systems Manager l Red 2.6 Main Library l The University of Manchester Library l The University of Manchester l Oxford Road l Manchester l M13 9PP
    @ciaran_talbot

    10 votes
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  5. e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting

    e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting. There is no indication available and when copying large amounts of items it is unclear as to whether they have been added to the clipboard or not so the user cannot tell when it is time to paste.

    1 vote
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  6. Allow upload of SVG image files via File Uploader

    We have had some design work done for us and were supplied with a number of SVG format image files. The current Primo File Uploader does not support SVG format image files, but it should.

    7 votes
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  7. Create Primo UI design competition.

    Hi All,

    most of the ***** sites look quite dull, mostly OOTB look with few enhancements. How about running a competition "The best Primo UI design"?

    2 votes
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  8. System generated email: include the domain name in the body of message

    Currently system generated emails from Primo do not indicate which server they originated from. We have two servers, production and staging, and we think this is a common setup. In order to know which server the email came from one has to view the message headers. It would be helpful if the emails automatically included the domain name in the body of the message.

    2 votes
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  9. Different RTA status messages for items on loan and missing items

    Today the message "All items checked out from ..." is shown both for items on loan and items with process status "Missing" in Aleph. We would like to have different messages reflecting the real process status of he item.

    5 votes
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  10. Fix the RIS file export

    Many Primo Alma customers have had to add additional display fields in Primo to enable correct export of Multiple authors and Publishers to a RIS file for Refworks or other Bibilographic tools.

    Please can this be fixed for everyone? I am attaching our Refworks mapping file as an example.

    14 votes
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  11. Real Time Availability for Electronic Resources

    If a resource from Alma is unavailable to a end user due to a campus or IP restriction and receives the "No Full Text available" message, then update the "Online Access" green dot to "No Full Text/Red Dot" or "Sign In for access options/ Yellow dot"

    111 votes
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  12. Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs

    Enable Primo to be configured to create Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs to give the user quicker access to a resource.

    In order to still be permanent, system administrators should be able to configure an order of preference for the permalinks between view it, get it and details to guarantee the link goes somewhere as long as the resource remains in Primo.

    6 votes
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  13. Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs

    Enable Primo to be configured to create Permalinks that go to View It / Get It tabs to give the user quicker access to a resource.

    In order to still be permanent, system administrators should be able to configure an order of preference for the permalinks between view it, get it and details to guarantee the link goes somewhere as long as the resource remains in Primo.

    4 votes
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  14. Relais third-node adapter

    There should be a way to search consortium library ILSes using Metalib or a z39.50 third-node adapter. We are currently building a metalib quickset to federate search across the consortium. We hate relais' discovery service so we would like to keep users in primo. Currently, the relais link in the new UI is for known items. We would like to create a consortium based union catalog. Even better would be if this could get accomplished by daily automated harvesting within PCI (leaving d2d's web API to check availability and process the loan). If you think this would require additional resources,…

    1 vote
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  15. Enable configuration of Permalinks to open a tab that gives access to an item

    Permalinks currently open into the detail tab in Primo.

    Our users have expressed a preference for the permalink to open into a screen which would give them access to the item i.e. either the getit or view it tab.

    3 votes
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  16. Enable configuration of Permalinks to open a tab that gives access to an item

    Permalinks currently open into the detail tab in Primo.

    Our users have expressed a preference for the permalink to open into a screen which would give them access to the item i.e. either the getit or view it tab.

    3 votes
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  17. Provide Statistics about use of Primo Central Collections

    It would be great if we can asses the usage of our licensed content via Primo. This will be valuable for our licensing decisions, as well it would be interesting for the hosts (Thomson Reuters, ProQuest...).

    For instance, we like to know:


    • how often users view metadata (i.e. open details tab) of records from ProQuest's Collection for Dissertations & Theses


    • what is the ratio of view metadata to request fulltexts from the collection?


    • which providers (Thomson Reuters, ProQuest, ...) are used most (view + download), what are the top collections of each provider?


    52 votes
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  18. Add fields for Name and email address to the Action>Email option

    Our students have started using the Action>Email option which is available when displaying a record in Primo to ask questions about that title/item.

    Unfortunately they don't realise that their Name/email address isn't being included and so we are receiving messages to our library email from Primo asking us to help without details of the patron!

    If you could add fields for Name and email address to the Action>Email form that would resolve the issue.

    25 votes
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  19. Modify message and add hyperlink in "Request" tab in search result

    "Title Request Limit" is not be used in our library but misleading message "Patron has exceeded requests limit" is shown in result list "Request" tab of Primo after user logged in. As a result, we would like to modify the message and hyperlink that will be more user friendly. Hyperlink is not supported to add. We would like to change the message to 'Click "Holdings" to check "Request Options"' as well as "Holdings" is a hyperlink. Tab will be switch to "Holdings" tab after user click the link.

    2 votes
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  20. Option to extend Held Shelf Expiry Date

    We would like the option, within My Account for the user to be able extend the Held Shelf expiry date of their requests. They would click on a button and, if no-one had already requested their item the system would automatically extend the Held shelf expiry date (it could do this by an agreed period - for example 2 days and if, required an email could be sent to Library Requests staff to alert them)

    5 votes
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