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  1. More language options for Primo VE

    It would be helpful if there were more supported languages added to the Alma/Primo VE platform in order to serve multiple demographics on campus.

    We would specifically be looking for Hindu and Farsi. Thanks!

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  2. Discovery collections handling

    When creating or updating an Alma collection (adding/removing titles), the change is not automatically reflected in the Discovery Collections and it is necessary to trigger the reindexing for a correct display.
    This workflow is problematic when titles are removed: records are taken out from a collection but are still present in Primo VE because a reindexing is needed. They can no longer be found by searching for the collection in Alma. Depending on the collection, it might also not be possible to find them all via a single search and it might be necessary to manually add the records to…

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  3. Resource type filter bar: after a search, terms with no hits should be inactive or a counter should be visible

    The resource type filter bar under the search field will remind patrons of Google. Which is good, because they know how that works.

    But: there is no indication in Primo VE that the filters are also visible and clickable if there are no hits behind them.

    Please either add a counter (which would be consistent with the facets in the side column), or deactivate the terms that don't have hits, so that they are not clickable.

    Clicking on something and landing on an empty page is frustrating.

    Example:
    https://basel.swisscovery.org/discovery/search?query=any,contains,filters&tab=UBS&search_scope=UBS&vid=41SLSP_UBS:live&lang=en&offset=0

    -> Book chapters and Music scores have no hits, but the…

    2 votes
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  4. CDI article title in English but article is in a different language

    CDI article title has English title, but when article is accessed, it is in a different language. CDI title should be in language of article.

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  5. Journal Search: Consider the NZ activation for e-resources with Inventory Management Groups in the IZ

    Our consortium activates Open Access e-collections in the Network Zone so that they are available in every IZ of the network. Electronic collections for Open Access e-resources are activated without any Inventory Management Group assigned to it. It should display for every IZ and every Inventory Management Group within the IZ.
    Some of the licensed e-collections in the IZs also cover e-resources that are activated in the NZ as Open Access. (Journals can have partial Open Access) The IZs are using Inventory Management Groups, and the local views are assigned to the campuses of the specific Inventory Management Groups. The…

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  6. My Library Card: Digital LOANS

    It would really be helpful to have a tab or include borrowed digital books under patron loans so that its easy for them to renew or see what digital books they borrowed and need to return. Currently there is no ability for a patron to see what digital books they may have borrowed and need to return.

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  7. Remove full stop after "available from" date in the "View it" section of PrimoVE

    Currently, at the "view it section" of an e-journal title in PrimoVE, the availability can appear as follows for example: "Available from 01/07/2010." Note the presence of a full-stop after the date which is confusing to users who think access is only available to 2010. ExLibris state that this full-stop is hardcoded and cannot be removed.
    PrimoVE would be far more user friendly and less confusing if it was possible to remove this full-stop.

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  8. Primo VE - make frbr work with Esploro / research data data as well

    Surprisingly, in Primo VE FRBR feature does not apply to Esploro research data records blended with Alma records.
    It should instead work also with Esploro / Research Data.

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  9. Pre-populate the address fields when personal delivery options are selected in an item request from Primo VE

    In the November 2023 release it is now possible for patrons to update their registered home or office address (or other personal delivery address) while requesting personal delivery in Primo VE. When the patron selects one of the addresses for pickup in the request form all the address information is blank in Primo VE even when that field type is populated in Alma. This means the patron will think they have to fill out the pickup location information for every request. It would be more efficient to populate the request form with the patron’s pickup location address information if it…

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  10. Primo VE: enable search fields for the deepURLs

    InPrimo VE, in the "search" : {} section of the PNX record there are some fields that are still not searchable,
    like the "unimarclocalfields". It would be nice if all these would be accesssible with the deepURL query parameter
    I.E.: query=unimarclocalfields,contains,XYZ.

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  11. Display the item "process type" label in Get It

    In get-It, we would like to display some of the "Process type" labels from our local item processes.
    For example, we think that the information "In the process of scanning" would be interresting for the users, instead of the general label "In process".
    This would highlight projects in progress that are eagerly awaited by users.

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  12. New Book List in Primo VE

    I would love to have in-built Primo VE functionality to showcase the new book list in Primo VE, like Trinity College (https://ctw-tc.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01CTW_TC:CTWTC&lang=en) did using this alternatively, but not everyone is that techy, so please consider adding this in upcoming releases.

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  13. Remove Oclc only limitation in 035 indexing in Primo VE - i.e. index all 035 values

    Right now values in tag 035 are indexed in Primo VE only if they are Oclc values (see reply to idea: https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/31282558-find-records-by-record-numbers ).
    In all other cases they are not indexed, and Ex Libris says that one can add a local field for 035 tag to index all of them. That's what we did at our Library. Still, it's hard to understand why one should implement a local field for a feature that should work out of the box.

    All 035 values should be indexed by default.

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  14. Add Welsh as a supported Language for the Voice Search Assistant on Primo/PrimoVE

    Currently, Welsh is not one of the supported languages on the Voice Search Assistant on Primo/PrimoVE.

    The Voice Search Assistant does not recognise even simple words in Welsh and displays irrelevant results when testing the feature in the Sandbox environment.

    This means Welsh universities are excluded from using this feature for Welsh speaking users.

    Please can you add Welsh as a supported language so that Welsh speaking users can have the benefit of this feature.

    18 votes
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  15. Reference to public licenses of other institutions within the consortium

    Public licenses can be viewed in Primo VE's electronic holdings information area, but public licenses are not displayed in the electronic holdings display area of ​​other institutions.
    I would like to be able to display public licenses from other institutions within the consortium on my own institution's Primo VE.
    Without this function, I think that being able to view information on other institutions' electronic holdings would have little effect.
    Detailed information is attached.

    45 votes
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  16. More DEDUP keys

    The implementation of the FRBR keys is affected by the DEDUP keys, so it would be desirable to add a new key in the DEDUP keys that includes the label 250.

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  17. Map location

    When "Location" is selected for an item, open an image of the map within the record instead of a separate window.

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  18. Primo VE: Facet «Publication format» displays entries with capital letters and suppresses apostrophes

    We noticed that the facet "Publication format" displays the entries with capital letters at the beginning of each word, and sometimes suppress the apostrophe too (see enclosures). This is a problem, because we never do display words in this manner in French or German. It really looks weird and we would like to avoid that for our users.

    Thanks !

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  19. Privacy in patron letters

    Currently, patrons receive detailed item information in patron letters. We would like to make it possible for patrons to turn off letters (such as when they do not want this detailed information living in their email accounts).

    In testing, we found that the current 'Personal Details' configuration in Alma (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/020Primo_VE/Primo_VE_(English)/060Library_Card_Configuration/Configuring_Personal_Details_Settings_for_Primo_VE) does not allow us to limit patron changes to ONLY the notification preferences.

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  20. Exclude suppressed records from browse results

    Currently, records that are suppressed from discovery still appear in users' browse search results. As explained in the documentation below:

    "If a heading contains suppressed or restricted records:
    - These records will be included in the heading's record count.
    - When a user selects the heading, these records will be omitted from the results, and the system will display the following message: Some records are not displayed since they are restricted / suppressed from display"

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/020Primo_VE/Primo_VE_(English)/130Configuring_Advanced_Search_Interfaces_for_Primo_VE/Configuring_Browse_Search_for_Primo_VE

    We expect that records suppressed from discovery should be suppressed everywhere, including browse. We strongly suggest Ex Libris implement a fix to consider the…

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