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  1. Library Card page

    I think it would more user-focused if the "Library Card" dashboard listed all of the requests and loans in one spot, regardless of the lending library. Many users are unaware of which library they've requested an item through - it would be nice if there was only one dashboard for patrons to check on the status of everything in one spot.

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  2. Primo VE: Ability to use norm rules to specify which 856 (Marc) fields display in Links service

    In Primo Back Office (BO), it is possible to use normalization rules to specify which 856 Marc fields display in the "Links" section of the Primo full record view. (See attached screenshot.)

    We would like the same functionality in Primo VE to choose which 856 links to display based on the 856 first and second indicators and/or the subfields of the 856 field. Thank you.

    276 votes
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  3. Relevancy sorting in FRBR version list display should use terms searched

    FRBR groups and the display of versions within them does not consider the relevancy of the terms searched. Often a user is searching for a specific version within the FRBR group (ex: Homer's Iliad translated by Richmond Lattimore) but there is no way to focus in on this version within the list of FRBR versions. Even when users search specifically for terms: Iliad Lattimore, Lattimore is hidden within search results. Within the list of FRBR versions, sorting by Relevancy should use the terms searched by the user -- this should enable the works of a single translator (like Lattimore) to…

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  4. Less duplicate records in Primo Central Index results

    Primo Central grouping is based on the existing FRBR workflow, including the grouping process at the database level (the way the Search engine handles grouping) and the Front End functionality. It is used to prevent duplicate records in the results list.

    Unfortunately, many records are not added to FRBR groups because the system considers the metadata are not rich enough. With the increase of records provided by (Open Access) aggregators and repositories, the number of duplicate records will certainly not decrease.

    Could Ex Libris improve the FRBR workflow for Primo Central records in order to reduce the number of duplicate

    192 votes
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  5. View user request history

    We would love to be able to view a user's request history in the Requests tab of their account. You can view Returns and Fines histories so why not Requests?
    This would be very useful for students and staff! Thanks.

    176 votes
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  6. Only show "starts with" for relevant fields

    Currently, the "starts with" functionality is only available for title searching. There are already some posts here about adding it for other fields, like call number and subject, which I support. This post is about the current behavior though. If I choose to search by another field, such as author/creator or subject, then the next dropdown allows me to choose "starts with" even though it's not available, and it immediately switches to a title search. I'd prefer that, if a user has selected a field other than Title, that "starts with" just wouldn't show up at all. If the task…

    146 votes
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    Thank you for this idea.

    We are considering adding a tooltip to the "Starts with" search operator, rather than displaying it only for the "Title" field.

    The tooltip will explain that this search option is available only for the "Title" field.

    We believe that if we won't display this search operator at all for the other fields, the user will not know that this search option is possible, since the default search is usually done on the "Any" field.



    Thanks

  7. Review content type in Primo is confusing

    Currently the Review content type in Primo / Primo Central seems to contain both Book Reviews such as
    http://shu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/44SHU_VU1:default_scope:TN_sciversesciencedirect_elsevierS0261-5177(06)00203-2

    and Review Articles such as
    http://shu-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/44SHU_VU1:default_scope:TN_proquest1373464971

    It would be better if these were in separate content types.

    144 votes
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  8. Move Peer Reviewed into it's own facet group

    The Peer Reviewed facet is currently grouped in the Availability facet group. It has nothing to do with Availability or the other things in the Availability facet group. Not seeing another facet group that makes sense, Peer Reviewed should be in it's own facet group. This will make more sense to the user, allow more flexibility in controlling the placement and the look and feel of these individual facets.

    144 votes
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  9. Hide completed purchase requests from the Primo MyAccount

    Completed purchase requests (rejected or approved) should not be visible in the Primo MyAccount.

    140 votes
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  10. 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…

    139 votes
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  11. Configure fields included in Course Information

    We would like to be able to modify the default configuration of Course Information field displayed in the details view of the full record in Primo VE, adding to or deleting the default elements (Course ID, Department Name, Course Instructor Name) or changing their order. For example, an institution may want to include only Course ID and Instructor Name but not Department Name here. This is not currently possible.

    136 votes
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  12. Add a field ISSN and E-ISSN that are separated but can be matched for Dedup / F

    For more efficient DEDUP of ejournal and print journal.
    The dedup test mach ISSN, but the ISSN of printed journal record is usually different from the e-ISSN of the electronic journal record, thus there is no match between two these numbers.

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  13. Generate citation on multiple pinned items

    Our users make heavy use of the generate citation button, but they currently have to do this one record at a time. It would make things easier for them if they could pin all the relevant items, and then go into My Account, select all their pinned items, and generate a citation for all of them.

    They can currently perform several actions by batch on all pinned items - email results, export to Refworks and so on - but the generate citation action is not yet available to them.

    The citation that appears could be simply plaint text, with the…

    115 votes
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  14. 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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  15. • 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)

    79 votes
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  16. Analytics - advanced search stastistics

    Hi there,

    According to SF case 422111 it's currently not possible to provide detailed statistics about advanced search field through OBI.

    As for the facets, we would like to know the number of using field by field.

    For example :
    - We would like to know how many clicks were done on search field "Topic"
    - We would like to know how many clicks were done on search field "Author"
    - We would like to know in how many session the search field document type / books was used
    - Which are the fields the most used in the advanced…

    75 votes
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  17. Version control system for back office configuration

    A version control system for back office configuration tables, pipes, normalization rules etc.
    For files like Custom HTML, CSS, JS, PDS etc. we can manage change history and revert to older versions by using version control systems like Git, Subversion etc. For configuration managed via the web back office and database this is not possible, but it is a vital feature of professional system management. This will become more important in a full SaaS environment.

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  18. Option to create additional links for records from external data sources in Primo VE

    At time, in Primo VE, it is only possible to create a link to the resource and a link to the thumbnail in the Import Profile for external data sources. In Primo with a BO, however, it is possible to create nearly as many links in the PNX links section as you like. We use these links a lot for the records of our many different data sources, e.g. create links to an abstract or tables of content, links to related titles, and many mores. These links help to enrich metadata and are user friendly. Therefore, we suggest that in…

    42 votes
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    Thank you for raising this suggestion. We are considering to enhance the Discovery Import Profile to support more options, if you can provide us with more use cases and examples for the additional links requirement.

  19. Journal search>Browse by categories : allow indexing of Unimarc journals (PrimoVE)

    Currently, only journals described in Marc21 are indexed by subject in Journal Search.
    The Unimarc community is now large in Alma/PrimoVE, and the Browse by Categories function would be useful if it took into account all formats.
    The idea would be to allow indexing of journals described in Unimarc, which have Rameau/LC subject fields in 60X and LCC field in 680.

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  20. Option to allow patrons to opt-in/ opt-out of sms from Primo VE my account tab.

    Currently there is no option to enable the sms opt-in option from PRIMO VE. This will allow patrons to enable/disable sms notification if they wish to from My Personal Details on PRIMO VE.

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