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  1. Allow us to collapse like locations for a library using mapping table like classic

    In classic Primo we would able to collapse like locations for a library using a mapping table. For example we have some very large buildings and for logistics we have locations like Stacks 3rd floor and Stacks 4th floor. In the facets it would be nice to just have Stacks be grouped all together. This also allows us to create custom pre-filter for our libguides.

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  2. 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.

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  3. Improve the search for non-preferred terms

    The search of a non-preferred term works correctly with standard indexes.
    Non-preferred terms are currently indexed in the creator, title and subject fields but they are not additionally indexed in a local search field.
    For example the advanced search of a non-preferred term doesn't work when a local search field is chosen.

    The search for non-preferred terms should be also enabled for local fields

    SF 00927933

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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…

    39 votes
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  6. Make the Availability indicator for consortia match what was in Primo BO

    We have has several users report in a week that they are confused by the lack of accuracy in the availability indicator in Primo VE. For example Milwaukee noticed that this item shows that it is available in another institution- https://wisconsin-uwm.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01UWI_ML/cc3uhc/alma9912304483902121
    If I check that institution the item is checked out and if I look it Alma it has been out for over a year. https://wisconsin-uwosh.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01UWI_OSH/hvjabb/alma991004692621402126

      Now compare it to Primo BO you will note that in the institutional holdings area, it says Out of the Library.  - https://uwi-primoalma-prod.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/104qq38/UWI71401656290002121 
    
      We would want VE to be accurate so users do not
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  7. Customizable Collection Discovery according to PrimoVE views

    It'll be great if, according to the view, you can see specific collections displayed in the Collection Discovery.
    Currently, Collection Discovery is the same regardless of the view, which goes in detriment of the user experience.

    36 votes
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  8. Allow additional links to be added to my library account

    In classic Primo we were able to add our ILL link to the library account area, so users could go over and see the rest of their loans. We would like the ability to do this again and have it show up on the loans tab in the My Library Account.

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  9. Cambiar la prioridad de las portadas en Primo VE

    Las portadas de Primo se intentan extraer desde el servicio de Syndetics y Google, si el servicio de Syndetics tiene una portada disponible se muestra esta y no la de Google. Por este motivo, por ejemplo, en alma se visualiza una portada de Google y en Primo una de Syndetics.

    Primo VE no tiene la opción de desactivar o cambiar la prioridad de las portadas, por lo que para solucionar este problema se necesitaría que se pueda activar o desactivar la prioridad de las portadas.

    Esperamos que esta idea resulte de interés a todos los usuarios de PRIMO VE y…

    34 votes
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  10. Index MARC 250 (Edition Statement) in Primo VE

    The MARC 250 field is not included in the out-of-the-box indexing in Primo VE according to the documentation. Users frequently include the edition in their searches because it is referenced in a citation they've found. It seems like it would be a worthy inclusion in the keyword index.

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  11. Fix Defect: Advanced Search date filter

    The date filter only works for year (not day or month) in the advanced search for Primo Central records.

    This is a known issue with searches for Primo Central records. Primo Central searches on the creationdate field, which doesn't have a month/day, only year. Therefore, if you use the Advanced Search Start Date/End Date fields, the results will include Primo Central items outside of the month/day range.

    Please fix this defect to allow searching on day, month, and year.

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  12. HAL : issue about "full text access" link

    HAL https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/ is one of the major open repository in French.
    Some publications give full text access, others not. See screenshot attached.
    We did activate for search Hyper Article en Ligne (HAL) in PCI.
    Our concern is that all HAL publications in PRIMO display with "full text access" link even when there is no full text.

    Please have a look to the example : Reconceptualizing the classification of PNAS articles.
    This issue generates lots of complains from our final users. HAL is very well used in French speaking countries.

    so could you fix this and indicate "full text access" when…

    33 votes
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  13. Ability to store test records for Primo VE

    When you test normalization rules for external data sources in Primo VE, you need to upload your test record from your computer every time you make a change in the NR. It should be possible to store sample records for easier testing

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  14. Disturbing hover texts in Get It and Active Filters

    Hover texts in Primo VE

    In the "Get IT/Location" area in the copy view, all data (for example: section, callnumber, availability, ...) is output again as hovertext (white font with black, semi-transparent background) when hovering over it (see appendices 1-3). The same error also occurs with the Active Filters on the search results page (see appendix 4).

    This redundancy disturbs the user experience and already confuses users. In some cases, this phenomenon makes it impossible to see the entire text.
    I request that these disturbing hover texts be removed.

    32 votes
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  15. Add prm-spinner after patron submits a Request Form

    When patrons submit a request form (Physical Item/Article/Resource Sharing) in Primo VE, there can be a time lag of up to 45 seconds before they get a confirmation message. Before Ex Libris disabled the Send button, patrons were resubmitting the requests during this time lag. Now it appears they are reloading the page and resubmitting request.

    I suggest you simply add an in progress status with a spinner so patrons get a visual cue that the form submission is in progress and they just need to be a little patient.

    32 votes
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  16. Allow Roman numerals for page range in digitization request form

    Users submit a range of pages when they request digitization of a material. Preliminary pages in books often use Roman numerals. Please whitelist these characters along with 0-9 in the form validation scheme.

    30 votes
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  17. 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.

    30 votes
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  18. Sorting of collection page witch contains only subcollections

    When in Alma a collection page contains only subcollections, in Primo, default sort will be "Relevance", with option to change to title.
    If the collection page contains only Titles default sort will be "Sort titles by" value set in the Discovery tab of the Collection Resource Editor, with options to change to any sort that is available in the search results page results.

    It would be very desirable if the sorting setting in Alma would take effect for a collection page containing only subcollections, so that you could sort the subcollections not only by relevance but also alphabetically.

    28 votes
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  19. Journal A-Z and Database A-Z functionality based on a campus scope.

    On our current Primo we have Journal A-Z and Database A-Z functionality based on a campus scope. This is due to us having two Primo views - one for Cardiff University and one for NHS Wales. We share a catalogue but have created the ability for our users to search in Primo on a dedicated view depending on their affiliation; so that they receive search results only for items to which they have access. This split in search results includes the A-Z listings. And it is all based around a campus scope. We have been told that for our move…

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  20. Customize the Discipline Hierarchy for "Personalize Your Results"

    We would like to customize the "Personalize Your Results" service in Primo UI in order to change the display and hierarchy of the existing disciplines. Currently, discipline labels can be customized, but not rearranged. However, depending on the country, history and traditions, institutions may have a very different approach towards disciplines and their hierarchy.
    We have patrons who do not understand why ‘Physics’ does not belong to ‘Sciences’, why ‘Public Health’ is not under ‘Medicine’, etc. This request aims to give the customers the possibility to create their own hierarchy, not to create or merge disciplines nor to have any…

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