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  1. 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…

    8 votes
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    • 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…

      61 votes
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      • 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…

        179 votes
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        • 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

          27 votes
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          • Add the 'until' argument to OAI-PMH pipe configuration

            When creating a pipe to harvest using OAI, we can currently set the 'from' date but not an 'until' date. When harvesting from a large repository, this means we have to collect the whole set in one go - which may be a problem for Primo and/or the repository. We would prefer to process, say, three months data at a time.

            4 votes
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            • Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

              We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

              35 votes
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              • Fix the Zotero translator problem (September 2018)

                Primo and the Zotero translator have stopped playing nicely together ( September 2018 - see https://forums.zotero.org/discussion/comment/316205/#Comment_316205 ).

                I cannot download metadata from my institution (University of York) or British Library (an important source!).

                This would be very frustrating at any time but at the start of the academic year it makes it very difficult for new students.

                I am aware that there is an existing 'idea' in this list "Make zotero work with Primo" but that originates from September 2017 and is closed.

                Many thanks

                14 votes
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                • Add 562 data from holding record to Primo GetIt tab

                  Additional Holdings Information can be displayed in Primo GetIt tab, but only some fields of holding record can be used : 867-868-541-561-563-852t.
                  We would like to have also 562 holding field, which permit us to give a Copy and Version Identification Note for an item. (Subfields $a $b $c would be fine.)

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                  • 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.

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                    • Export from SFX thru MARCIt and pipe up to Primo without the need to load SFX content into Catalog by Creating Normalization Rules

                      Instead of having to: load MARCIt-enhanced SFX e-records into our Library catalog every month, and then export them from our catalog up to Primo...

                      It would be more streamlined to have them: export from SFX > thru MARCIt (for extra indexing) > and then straight up to Primo where they'd be normalized and searchable.

                      This would reduce support time, and our catalog record load, while still having all our content indexed and searchable in Primo.

                      3 votes
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                      • Add Learning Express to Discovery, KB and Alma Community Zone

                        There is currently no discovery for Learning Express. This database is used by all libraries in Texas and should be added to the Community Zone and PCI for indexing and discovery.

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                        • Allow requests or display request link without sign in

                          Some items (for us, things in our storage system) should be request-able for all patrons regardless of status. It would be nice if there was a way to specify, in Alma or in Primo, that some locations should always display a request link, even if a user is not logged in. Ideally, users would be able to request from these locations without requiring a login.

                          4 votes
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                          • 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.

                            10 votes
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                            • 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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                              • Smarter grouping of Primo Central records

                                If there is several records in Primo Central for the same article and all but one have the same metadata Primo should not choose to group on the one that differs.

                                6 votes
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                                • Sharing "search bar for our University" into institutional blog and site

                                  I don't find the HTML CODE for Sharing "search bar for our University" into blog /site of professor and department.

                                  We want share our OPAC with other istitutional site and blog.
                                  Thanks!

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                                  • Add RAND State Statistics to Primo Central Index

                                    Please add RAND State Statistics to Primo Central Index.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Ability to configure New Primo to force patrons to sign in

                                      In the classic Primo, we were able to configure force login using the javascript in the KB Article https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Knowledge_Articles/How_to_configure_Primo_to_force_patrons_to_sign_in

                                      The KB article is for classic UI only.

                                      Due to security, we need to force user login.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Add a prm-alma-mashup-after angular directive

                                        It's hard to work with the alma-mashup without the prm-alma-mashup-after directive and the lack of the directive is inconsistent with the rest of the markup in Primo.

                                        12 votes
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                                        • 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…

                                          16 votes
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