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  1. My Account - add Leganto Courses and Reading Lists

    Users log in and expect custom information for their account in Alma. Why not display their active courses and reading lists?

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  2. Options for applying Primo Dedup process selectively

    We want options that can prevent two Alma BIBs from being merged by Primo Dedup Process.
    It could be an option per pipe or local record, or any better method. (Related SF Case# 00872193, etc.)

    e.g.)
    * Alma-P : Dedup OFF
    * Alma-E : Dedup ON
    * CDI : Dedup ON
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    Currently Primo runs dedup process for all records. (Please correct me if I am wrong.)
    It is a necessary and useful function for electronic resources - especially for articles- but sometimes not for local print materials.

    Catalogers decide whether to maintain separate BIBs or to merge…

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  3. Option to change Dublic Core normalization rules for collections in BePress' Digital Commons

    Currently items imported from Digital Commons do not display a date because out of the box normalization rules for Dublin Core records will not display the date if the date field ends in Z, which is a timestamp. Since BePress claims it is required to include a timestamp, I am requesting that we can modify normalization rules to display a date with a Z field.

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  4. Primo Analytics - Add Actions for clicks on View It links, for both Link in Record and Link Resolver

    There is a significant gap in Analytics recorded actions for user engagement with electronic resources directly in our Primo environment.

    In Classic UI, this was partially possible by GetIt Link 1 and GetIt Link 2 actions, but invoked by a user clicking on the Get It tab, rather than an actual link.

    This aspect is not even possible in New UI with a known gap for years for these GetIt actions.
    Link Resolver Usage data is partially recorded in Alma Analytics, dependent on configuration.
    This situation of data loss will be even more of an issue on CDI, with the…

    26 votes
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  5. Find alternate ISBNs in the available record to force an available syndetic cover image.

    I've learned that the book cover images from Syndetics in Primo comes from the first Addata: ISBN PNX field which comes from the first subfield a in the MARC 020 field.

    Often, we have the electronic version of a book that uses a different ISBN in the first MARC 020 |a

    Small presses/publishers may have only sent Syndetics a print ISBN image and that image is available from Syndetics. Since often the print ISBN is in the MARC 020 field already - but not necessarily in subfield a or in the first position - it means that the default book…

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  6. Searchable Training Videos

    Enable the content of all training videos to be retrievable when searching the Ex Libris Knowledge Center. This would improve training by making the video content more accessible. By indexing audio transcripts of training videos, customers can more easily retrieve information relevant to their query and help ourselves.

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  7. 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…

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  8. Pin Title-Level bibliographic record at top of Newspaper Search results

    Many users at our institution simply want to browse the most recent issue of a newspaper we have a subscription to. They are not searching for specific articles.

    It would benefit our users if the newspaper search results provided easy access directly to the record (and view-online link) for a specific newspaper title. Perhaps this could be similar to the "Highlight Reference Entry On Top" where the appropriate record is pinned to the top of the results.

    So, a Newspaper Search for "New York Times" ought to pin the title-level bibliographic record (that our institution has full access to) to…

    3 votes
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  9. Make location choice mandatory on the resource sharing form

    If a user has the option of choosing between multiple pickup locations in their resource sharing form, make this field mandatory and the location drop down menu read:

    Choose one: (<--- default choice is no choice)
    Location 1
    Location 2
    Location 3
    Etc.

    Right now, the default is based on a setting that could be, for example, the patron's home library. What I'm specifically requesting is that the default is "Choose one" and that the choosing be mandatory.

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  10. Separate Reviews from Book Chapters in Related Records Display

    If you turn on the Related Records functionality in Primo VE, you get Chapters and Reviews. There's no way to select only that only chapters or only reviews display. It's both or nothing.

    See the top section of this record for an example record with both book chapters and reviews: https://wrlc-gwalaw.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01WRLCGWALAW/1mru39c/cdiproquestebookcentralEBC4980447

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  11. 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.

  12. Our library would like you to add a second email address option in the dialogue box coming from My basket in order to streamline c & c

    Our library would like you to add a second email address option to those provided in the email dialogue box accessed from My basket so that clients can send a list of items for click and collect to both the Library email and their own email as cc if desired. (Some clients may not wish to use this option, so it should be optional and not essential.)

    Also please add another slot to the dialogue box specifically for the name of the patron to be inserted before the slot for the notes, i.e., Name of patron: John Smith
    This slot…

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  13. Our library would like you to add a second email address option in the dialogue box coming from My basket in order to streamline c & c

    Our library would like you to add a second email address option to those provided in the email dialogue box accessed from My basket so that clients can send a list of items for click and collect to both the Library email and their own email as cc if desired. (Some clients may not wish to use this option, so it should be optional and not essential.)

    Also please add another slot to the dialogue box specifically for the name of the patron to be inserted before the slot for the notes, i.e., Name of patron: John Smith
    This slot…

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  14. Different URL:s in Resource Recommender depending on language

    When adding resources to Resource Recommender you can only use one URL. We would like to have the option to enter different URL:s depending on which language you are using in Primo. All our web pages are translated to English but now we can only point to our pages in Swedish. This would be a great enhancement to all multi-lingual universities.

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  15. Work with additional batches of 50 records after the first set of 50

    It's now possible to select and act upon a set of 50 records in Primo VE. However, once the first set of 50 records has been selected and saved to Favorites (or otherwise acted upon), all actions on additional records must be done manually, one at a time. After the first 50, the user gets the message, "Please edit your selection to include no more than 50 records." and then it is no longer possible to work with records in batch.
    For example, often a user will perform a search in Primo VE and find a set of 150 or…

    7 votes
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  16. Auto Populate Email in Primo

    Auto-Populate Email in Primo from user record while sending the search results to the user's email instead of reentering the email manually.

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  17. 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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  18. Add prm-spinner after patron submits a Request Form

    When patrons submit a request form (Physical Item/Article/Resource Sharing) in Primo VE, there can be a time lag of up to 45 seconds before they get a confirmation message. Before Ex Libris disabled the Send button, patrons were resubmitting the requests during this time lag. Now it appears they are reloading the page and resubmitting request.

    I suggest you simply add an in progress status with a spinner so patrons get a visual cue that the form submission is in progress and they just need to be a little patient.

    35 votes
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  19. 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.

    6 votes
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  20. Ability to see full bib info in Collection Discovery Resource Editor

    Greetings,

    We are using Collection Discovery to highlight new and significant items in the collection for medical specialties and topics, but the Collection Resource Editor doesn't show the pub date, making it hard to main maintain meaningful and up-to-date title lists. I'm talking about this (see attached). It would be helpful to see the publisher and pub date.

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