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  1. Resource Recommender customizable for each view

    PrimoVE views serve different audiences. If the Resource Recommender were customizable for each view the user experience will be improved.

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  2. Items with item policy "noncirculating" should not display as "loanable" in Primo VE

    We have many titles that do not circulate, but because they are available on the shelf, Primo VE displays them as "loanable." This may confuse patrons into thinking that these items can be loaned, when they are not allowed to leave the library.

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  3. Unimarc support for local resource type configuration (Primo VE)

    The amelioration of local resource type configuration has been implemented on last april release concerning MARC21 fields, but we are using Unimarc, like other institutions in France, and we also would like to be able to create local resources type based on unimarc fields (including Leader). We would be grateful that you also implement these amelioration in unimarc as well !

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  4. Ability to select/set preferred record criteria for dedupe/FRBR in Primo VE

    We have instances where records for print materials in our holdings are combined with records for e-resources, to display a single record with multiple access points in our catalog. That is good and expected. However, often the source record is an e-resource record rather than the record for our physical holding, and we would prefer that the record for our physical resource be used so that important local notes are sure to be displayed. When the record for an e-resource is used instead, our local notes are not displayed, and that is a big problem.

    64 votes
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  5. 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.

    6 votes
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  6. Collapse Advanced Search

    When using advanced search it would be ideal to collapse the search box header area so users can see the results right away without scrolling. Most user's screen resolutions are small and they aren't aware if the search was executed without having to scroll down the page. By collapsing the advance search area after the search is executed then the users be able to see the results.

    10 votes
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  7. Primo VE: Allow Exclusion of Institution Zone only records from Discovery Network/NZ Scope

    In consortial environments, the Network Scope includes Institution Zone only records such as laptops, keys, etc.

    We would like the capability to exclude IZ only records from a Discovery Network scope so that we can display only records that are NZ bibs, not local IZ with no NZ bibs.

    32 votes
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  8. Improve the Cite them Right Harvard CSL file to correct errors

    Cite them Right Harvard does not display correctly. I have a 2 page list of errors! e.g. Surname, First name, when it should be Surname, initial. In journals the publisher appears.
    Please work with Cite them Right Online to fix this as it is used by multiple libraries in the UK.

    37 votes
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  9. Primo VE: Need for new ‘Discovery Manager’ roles

    Create Discovery Manager roles and give customers the possibility to assign Discovery roles to colleagues who are in charge of specific content updates in the front end (notably Tag management, Resource Recommender management, Primo Central Index activations/deactivations) and who are not necessarily Primo administrators. For more flexibility and granularity, different roles (or parameters to add?) should be created. For example, a staff user in charge of Resource Recommender management should not necessarily have access to PCI activations.

    Subject and reference librarians could directly work in Alma in order to keep recommended resources, tags and PCI collections updated; tasks where traditional…

    59 votes
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  10. My Library Card: Option to hide DUE TIME

    We'd like the option to hide the DUE TIME in My Library Card, Primo VE.

    In our library, we allow users to return borrowed item at any library. Users can return items that are due today until the library where they are returning items closes.

    Each library has different closing time with many exceptions, so we set the closing time to 23:59 for all libraries. Therefore, due time is always displayed as 23:59 regardless of the real library closing time and it is confusing to users.

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  11. Add enabling/disabling OpenURL as option in Direct Linking Configuration

    Some libraries (like mine) would appreciate the ability to disable direct linking for incoming OpenURL searches while enabling direct linking for other functions (such as direct linking from results list). We would like this flexibility because we find that direct linking from the results list saves the time of our users, but direct linking from incoming OpenURL searches is more confusing. We don't want to have to turn off direct linking altogether to help solve this confusion, but have no choice with current settings. Other libraries may desire the opposite settings: disabling direct linking from results list but enabling for…

    11 votes
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  12. Add ability for Local Resource Types to look at multiple fields

    For some resource types (like streaming video) where we use community zone records that aren't all RDA, the bibs are missing a consistent way for me to identify them and we can't update the records to add whatever field is necessary (like a 655 $a Internet videos.). I would like to be able to write a rule for local resource types that uses an OR statement, rather than just a single field. That way I could indicate that if it had the 655 OR a 347 $a Video file it should have Streaming Video as its resource type.

    6 votes
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  13. Number of items excluding EBSCO would be shown in PCI facet

    When I set a mixed search of Primo PCI and EBSCO API on Primo VE, facet doesn't display number of items of each facet and the sort of facet is out of control. I have heard that this is due to the specification of the EBSCO API. I think that if it is impossible to show the number of EBSCO results, as a second solution, only the number of PCI results, excluding EBSCO, should be displayed.

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  14. Display item policy in item record

    It would be useful if item policy could be configured as a field to display in either the brief or full item display. Currently, the loanable indicator is defined by the fulfillment terms of use, which is dependent on users signing in in order for Primo to calculate the loan policy specifically for that user.

    Having the option to display the item policy from Alma as a field in Primo would be beneficial as this does not change dependent on the user type or fulfillment rules. It would also provide more information to users irrespective of whether they are able…

    73 votes
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  15. My Library Card: Indicate number of loans at each library

    Listed in the left margin of the My Library Card page in our multi-campus / multi-library environment are the names of each library from which a user has requested or borrowed an item. To save the user time in finding relevant, timely information, we'd like the number of items currently "in play" (on loan, requested, with associated fines, etc.) displayed next to each library in that list.

    2 votes
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  16. Data elements for Calculated Availability should be configurable

    The Calculated Availability text is composed of Availability status + Library + location + call number .
    We want to be able to configure what elements should display based on their value. For instance, we only want to display call numbers for items that are on open shelves (as determined by library and/or location value). For items in closed stacks, the call number is irrelevant to the users and only serves to clutter up the interface.

    14 votes
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  17. In Primo VE, in the Get It service in full record display

    In Primo VE, in the Get It service in full record display add real-time availability summary, for example: (4 copies, 1 available, 0 requests) to the OTB top level display for each Location.
    Currently, the user has to click on the Location to see availability information.
    This development would bring VE in step with Primo.

    14 votes
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  18. Separating Scholarly and Peer Reviewed facets in the PCI

    As a former Summon library, we are lamenting that there used to be separate facets in Summon for Scholarly and for Peer-reviewed articles - as not all peer-reviewed content is scholarly. Ex Libris has responded to my Salesforce inquiry that there are no current plans to separate this content into separate facets, but the idea may be considered for the CDI roadmap.

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  19. Search Loans within user Account

    We have users who would like to be able to search within their list of currently checked out items. At present, the only options are (1) export the list of loans to BibTeX or RIS and search them in another program, or (2) sort by checkout date or title. When faculty have 400 items checked out, neither of these options is feasible. They would like a search box option within their account to search across all the items they have checked out.

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  20. Changing the language in Primo should also update the preferred language in Alma

    We have a mix of users with different languages at our university, but we cannot get a reliable language setting from the SIS feed. Therefore it is important that the users can edit the language preference themself to get letters from the library in the correct language.

    Today, changing the language in Primo only changes the interface language in Primo, but we would like it to also update the preferred language in Alma.

    15 votes
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