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  1. Make Alma link resolver compatible with EndNote's "Find Full Text" feature

    EndNote offers a "Find Full Text" feature that allows users to locate full text for citations saved to their library. The feature can be configured to work with your institution's link resolver. However, according to EndNote customer support, the Alma link resolver is not currently compatible with this feature. This enhancement would allow Alma customers to locate full text for EndNote citations via openURL.

    32 votes
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  2. Shibboleth authentication based patron update

    It would be useful to be able to utilise Alma’s patron data update (via ‘Update User Details’ RestAPI) using attributes released in the federated authentication process and are in accordance with EduPerson -schema (Shibboleth/SAML2).

    https://wiki.eduuni.fi/display/CSCHAKA/FunetEduPerson+schema

    12 votes
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  3. Add feature to Primo services page to help users outside Primo find full text from PCI direct link collections

    The Alma link resolver only returns results from the Alma repository, so it would be useful to add a feature to the Primo services page that would pull in results from Primo Central direct link collections too. Perhaps the feature could show a search results preview from the library’s Primo and format it like the bx service in an orderly side panel. Such a change would encourage users to search the library’s Primo before they resort to an ILL request or give up on looking for the item. Some full text content is exclusively available through PCI direct link collections,…

    6 votes
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  4. Make it possible to remove the 'until' date in OAI request for all pipes

    Each time a pipe harvesting using OAI method is run, the OAI request set the 'until' parameter to the time the pipe is run. Here is an example of such OAI request: https://ourjournals.ac.nz/index.php/LPR/oai?verb=ListRecords&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&from=2018-11-05T01:44:31Z&until=2018-12-01T22:40:07Z When the target OAI feeds contain records do not have a date stamp, it will be automatically filled with the date/time the record is accessed by the OAI harvester. This means that all these records without a date stamp will never be harvested into Primo as they will be always have a later date stamp than the 'until' parameter. We would like to see an option to…

    9 votes
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  5. Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

    We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

    42 votes
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  6. More granuality in the additional data section in the PNX

    Editors of anthologies seems to be normalized to addau element in the PNX. I would like a specific editor element that can be mapped to the RIS tag ED.

    3 votes
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  7. Adding Accession Number for EBSCO results to the PCI

    Would be useful to add the EBSCO Accession Numbers to PCI records and sending these Accession Numbers in the OpenURL from Primo to Alma, so that Alma could use them to build direct links to EBSCOhost for problematic linking issues.

    4 votes
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  8. To keep button "I like" of facebook in the new UI.

    A feature that many users would like to keep in the Primo new UI is the button of facebook "I like" in the records.

    2 votes
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  9. Include custom referencing styles in Ex Libris Primo

    Load custom referencing styles into Primo eg. Coventry University Harvard style so that users can generate references in their own institution's style via Primo

    25 votes
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  10. 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…

    62 votes
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  11. Bib MARC field 561 should be indexed in the Primo PNX file

    The MARC 561 field in the bib should be indexed in the Primo PNX file for searching by donors of collections and for patrons seeking metadata from those collections.

    4 votes
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  12. 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…

    186 votes
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  13. Exported citations to EndNote include a URL

    When you export citations from Primo to EndNote using the download option then you don't get a fulltext URL. This means you would have to save the pdf if available or add the link separately.

    17 votes
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  14. online payment for library fines and fees

    Allow patrons to pay fines and fees through PayPal or other credit card service providers

    3 votes
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  15. Allow for integration with the PaperPile citation manager to Primo VE

    PaperPile is a citation manager that integrates with Google Docs. We'd love to see citations that are available to be scraped by it in Primo.

    1 vote
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  16. Add RAND State Statistics to Primo Central Index

    Please add RAND State Statistics to Primo Central Index.

    4 votes
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  17. 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

    38 votes
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  18. OAI Pipe date options to facilitate CONTENTdm automated harvesting

    We would like our pipe that harvests the OAI feed from CONTENTdm to run automatically either weekly or monthly.

    However it is a known bug with CONTENTdm that if the collection is large, and if a small date range is used with the OAI data feed, then the process is likely to hang.The current workaround with Ex Libris is to manually set the start date to 100 years ago, and then run the pipe.

    The enhancement I would like is enhancing the pipe configuration to either add

    a.) A checkbox which adds the option of not automatically updating the start…

    13 votes
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  19. • 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)

    73 votes
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  20. 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"

    98 votes
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