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  1. Wrong holdings information for FRBR-grouped books outside of IZ

    An institution owns a specific edition of a book, ex:https://bibsys-almaprimo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=BIBSYS_ILS71566408110002201&context=L&vid=SSHF&search_scope=default_scope&isFrbr=true&tab=alle_bibliotek&lang=no_NO

    When extending the search scope to other libraries, they may find other editions of the book, which they don’t own (https://bibsys-almaprimo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=BIBSYS_ILS71566408110002201&context=L&vid=SSHF&search_scope=blended_scope&isFrbr=true&tab=alle_bibliotek&lang=no_NO ).

    The original/owned book's barcode is shown for the other edition(s) as well. This is unfortunate as it is quite confusing (contradictory messages, give the impression the library owns resources it doesn’t), and can lead the user to order the wrong book.

    The availability status is correct but the holdings information is not. The ISBN should be used here to prevent tis from happening, instead of the…

    258 votes
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  2. Full integration of Syndetics enrichment content

    Syndetic Solutions enrichment content should be indexed in Primo, to aid the retrieval of books (especially by chapter titles in TOCs) and displayed inline in the new Primo UI. The acquisition of Ex Libris by Proquest should make this commercially easier to arrange, and it should be technically easier on the Primo "cloud" platform.

    208 votes
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  3. Allow for consistant customizations in the new UI

    The open discovery of the new UI allows customers to customize the new UI, extend its functionalities, and connect Primo with external services.
    This framework can offer an important added value to institutions; it can enable them to respond to specific needs of their user community.
    We want to implement extensions for functionalities like:
    • Offer a button “report a problem” that allows a user to report a broken link or another problem with a specific source he found. The form sends this message to our helpdesk, together with useful debug info like : is the user on or off…

    205 votes
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  4. Allow CDI records and external resources to be added to Alma collections for Primo Collection Discovery

    We appreciate being able to create curated collections of Alma records to highlight lists of recommended reading and similar tools in Primo VE Collection Discovery. Sometimes we have a title that we’d love to include in these lists, but then find that a record exists only in CDI but not Alma. This is true for certain video collections, for example, that have database-type collections in Alma (no portfolios). There may also be single external resources (websites, etc.) that we'd also like to highlight. Currently there is no way to add CDI records nor single external resources to these collections. You…

    141 votes
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  5. 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"

    112 votes
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  6. We couldn't link a digital object to a reading list from our repository (DSpace).

    We found it very interesting that PRIMO could link a digital object from our DSpace repository to a reading list.

    Currently, this is only possible if we add the citation to the repository in ALMA and it is generating repeated references (since it collects our DSpace).
    It would be desirable that Primo to be able to view citations from reading lists that are not in the Alma repository.

    94 votes
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  7. Adding 'Issue' as a new resource type in Primo Central

    Resource types used in Primo Central are limited to 23 (book, article, journal, image...) [See pdf "Primo Central Index Resource Types" in the Documentation Center].

    For digitized journal issues, the type in use is 'journal'. Archive collections like HathiTrust may contain tens of thousands of digitized journal issues; institutional repositories may also contain complete issues… This is finally confusing for end-users for who see issues labelled as journals and for whom filtering by resource type has become useless.

    Adding a 24th type 'Issue' for this material would be welcome! ‘Journal’ would thus only remain for real journal records.

    93 votes
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  8. • Records without a date at the bottom of results list when sorting on date oldest

    At this moment, the sort option “Date oldest” displays the records without a date on top of the results list. This is confusing and not relevant for users; when there are several records without a Creation Date they probably conclude that sorting on date oldest doesn’t work. Our request is to display the records without a date always at the bottom of the results list when a sort option on date is used (thus as well for date oldest as for date newest)

    80 votes
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    Hi all,

    This is to update that this is currently not planned to be developed. We might evaluate it again in the future.

    Therefore we are removing the "Under review" status for now.


    Best regards,

    Yael.

  9. 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…

    76 votes
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  10. error page for samlLogin internal server errors

    Currently any SAML error on POST /primo_library/libweb/samlLogin results in internal server error response (HTTP 500) and shows a corrupted paged from the old UI (see attachment)

    Please implement a SAML NUI error Page for these types of errors including the SAML Error description which is currently only written into library_server.log files, e.g.:

    2019-09-17 08:36:39,773 ERROR [t-ajp-bio-7701-exec-19] [c-Saml20MessageValidators] [O -(540627545,1652141697,null)] - SAML failure: This reponse samlSessionId does not match ours
    2019-09-17 08:36:39,773 ERROR [t-ajp-bio-7701-exec-19] [c-SAMLLoginServlet] [O -(540627545,1652141697,null)] - SAML failure: Response was not verified

    Event though the end user may not understand the technical details, theses SAML messages are at least…

    72 votes
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  11. Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

    We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

    70 votes
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  12. Display Copy ID field in Get It

    Alma has a Copy ID field but it does not display in Primo in the Get It section. This value should display. It does not have to be in its own column, it could be concatenated with a label of "Copy" and show in the Description column. This was possible in the Aleph/Primo configuration.

    57 votes
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  13. Put useful data into the RSS feeds created by Primo

    Technically RSS feeds created by Primo are working. But from a content perspective the feed is a mess.

    Let's start with the feed header:

    Primo delivers <rss version="2.0">
    The standard specification are at http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification . It was published in August 2002. The RSS 2.0 specification is copyrighted by Harvard University and is frozen. Please use RFC 4287 also known as Atom.
    https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4287
    It is simply the better option for may reasons.
    http://www.intertwingly.net/wiki/pie/Rss20AndAtom10Compared

    The description of the feed is <title>Records from Primo</title> .
    As a user I would like to see my search terms in the feed title - like in…

    55 votes
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  14. Create link for patron to report issue with Primo Central Record

    This idea comes from a ticket submitted by a professor last week regarding a journal article resource that was marked as "peer reviewed" in PCI incorrectly. She reported it to us and we reported it to ExLibris, but it would seem more efficient to include a link that could report the problem directly to ExLibris for PCI content. I imagine something similar to the "report an issue" link found in google books: https://www.screencast.com/t/BdLZo2tR6D

    55 votes
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  15. Pipe setting improvement: allow to exclude specific OAI sets from a pipe

    We would like to have the possibility to exclude one or more specific sets when we harvest the data with OAI-PMH protocol in Primo.
    This option would have 2 results:
    - to reduce the number of imported records
    - we wouldn't have to set specific normalization rules in order to exclude the records we don't want to show in Primo

    21 votes
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  16. Enable Silent Login For Azure IDP

    Currently Azure IDP is not supported for Silent Login. We use the Azure service and would find it beneficial to have it enabled. Currently the extra step of having students login, even if it is SSO, adds another barrier and another step for our beginning users.

    12 votes
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  17. Discovery Import Profile - Scheduled [Reload and Delete]

    Not all external repositories have deleted records in their metadata, and the only way for us to remove deleted records from Primo would be to manually run the 'Reload and Delete' process on the Import Profile.

    An option to have this scheduled would be helpful

    5 votes
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  18. Include item copy id in OpenURL

    We use OpenURL to pass request information from Primo VE to Aeon. Currently OpenURL cannot include item copy id (see case 06436874).

    Item copy id is "used to identify individual copies of the same title when multiple copies exist at the same location".

    This is important for our special collections libraries, because they often have multiple unique copies. For example, copy 2 may have annotations by the author and thus have specific importance to researchers, compared with copy 1 which is not annotated.

    4 votes
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  19. no javascript required for Embedding a Primo Search box

    separate the search filters such as "any,contains," from the actual query terms so, javascript is not required for creating embedded search boxes

    many places do no allow any javascript from endusers on their CMS

    4 votes
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  20. Allow hosted Back Office sites to use their own XSL transformation routines in data sources

    Primo documentation describes using XSL transformation routines to apply changes to records ingested to Primo from external sources (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/Primo/Back_Office_Guide/050Pipe_Configuration_Wizard/040Configuring_Data_Sources) but hosted sites are not able to see details of existing routine files or add their own.

    We would like to be able to add our own transformation file to handle a specific issue with harvested OAI metadata. Please make this possible or at least document the existing transformation routines so that we can see what they do.

    3 votes
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