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  1. Index Ebsco API "abstract" Results so they don't appear in Primo "Full-Text" Results

    All Primo results from the EBSCO API are searched and displayed "on the fly," and there's no option to sort the abstract-only content from full-text in Primo results.

    So even though our default in Primo is to display ONLY "full text" results -- Primo is returning EBSCO "abstract only" or "may be full text" links in our Full-Text searches. Our users are confused, and call us wondering why they don't have full-text access in our Primo full-text search results.

    Finding a way to sort the Ebsco abstract-only content from the full-text content, so it's working correctly within the Primo search…

    20 votes
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  2. Increase number of citations that can be pushed to citation manager tools

    Our users would like to be able to send more than the current limit of 30 citations at a time to tools like Refworks and Easybib.

    19 votes
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  3. 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.

    18 votes
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  4. Integrate Retraction Watch data into CDI article records

    We would like to see metadata on retracted articles incorporated to CDI/Primo from the Retraction Watch database (https://retractionwatch.com). While some CDI records indicate in titles that the articles have been retracted, not all do -- this appears to be provider-dependent. Adding a metadata element to indicate retracted status would make it possible to flag retracted articles visibly and consistently, and to create a facet/filter for retracted articles.

    18 votes
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  5. Adding 'preprint' as a new resource type in CDI

    Preprints from preprint archives such as arXiv.org are currently shown as 'article' in Primo. While preprints are a wonderful thing for open science, it’s important to maintain a clear distinction between a journal article, which has undergone peer review, and a preprint, which has not. The article is citable, the preprint is generally not. This is something we teach our students, and also something we try inform the general public about.

    Many preprints are also never published in journals in the end. Other preprints end up as e.g. book chapters, not articles.

    While arXiv (1991) is the oldest and best-known…

    17 votes
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  6. 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.

    17 votes
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  7. 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

    17 votes
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  8. 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

    14 votes
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  9. 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…

    10 votes
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  10. Adding of Primo collection to Leganto

    Right now, Primo Collection are searchable in Leganto. However, adding the collection to Leganto is not supported.

    The Primo collection link added to Leganto will not go into the exact collection, it goes to a list of all collection instead.

    SF case #00723349

    10 votes
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  11. 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,…

    9 votes
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  12. 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…

    7 votes
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  13. 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.

    7 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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.

    6 votes
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  16. RefWorks export: the maximum amount of records that can be exported to Refworks from Primo is 30. Make this number configurable to allow mor

    RefWorks export: the maximum amount of records that can be exported to Refworks from Primo is 30. Make this number configurable to allow more records.

    5 votes
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  17. Different RTA status messages for items on loan and missing items

    Today the message "All items checked out from ..." is shown both for items on loan and items with process status "Missing" in Aleph. We would like to have different messages reflecting the real process status of he item.

    5 votes
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  18. 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…

    4 votes
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  19. Allow key-based SFTP for pipes

    When configuring pipes in Primo it is possible to use SFTP as the harvesting method, but there is no option to use keys for authentication, only to specify a password.

    This is in contrast to when setting up integration profiles in Alma, where key based authentication is possible.
    Please incorporate a system similar to that used in Alma into the SFTP configuration for pipes in Primo.

    4 votes
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  20. 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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