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  1. Primo VE: Campus facet

    For larger libraries, it would be helpful to have a Campus facet, as a superstructure to the Libraries facet (which can be very long). Unfortunately, this cannot currently be created as a local facet.

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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. 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.

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  4. Primo VE: Ability to search by publisher (advanced search or facet)

    The MARC 260b + 264b field is not included in the out-of-the-box indexing in Primo VE advanced search or facet as PUBLISHER. According to the documentation the publisher name is searchable only by general in the simple search and not in the advanced search, specific search for the publisher name. Readers want to limit the results by the name of the publisher.

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  5. Skip Primo log in when the user has already logged in through Open Athens

    When users log in through Open Athens they still have to click on Primo Log in button

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  6. Customizable RIS mapping table for Primo VE

    In Primo, customers could customize the RIS export table, to determine what PNX fields should be used for RIS fields. In Primo VE this is not possible:

    The mapping of the RIS fields to PNX fields is as follows:
    IS addata/issue
    TY addata/ristype
    N2 addata/abstract
    N1 addata/notes
    PB addata/publisher
    A2 display/contributor
    ET addata/edition
    KW display/subject
    EP addata/epage
    DO addata/doi
    PY addata/date ; display/creationdate
    JA addata/stitle
    VL addata/volume
    CY addata/cop
    AU display/creator
    T3 addata/seriestitle
    T2 addata/addtitle
    T1 display/title
    SP Addata/spage
    JF Addata/jtitle
    ID Alma MMS ID
    SN Addata/issn; addata/isbn; addata/eissn; addata/eisbn

    As most reference managers will read A2 as Series Editor,…

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  7. 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…

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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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  10. 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.

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  11. Make Primo VE search box placeholder text customizable by search profile/scope

    Placeholder text within the Primo VE search box (Search Tiles Labels table > nui.search.placeholder) can be customized by View by adding a new label that includes the name of the specific view. However, it would be most helpful if the search placeholder text could also be customized by search scope or profile, so that when the user selects a different option within the same view the placeholder text changes. Brief instructions/examples for searching could then be included for each profile/scope, greatly enhancing the user search experience by identifying the kind of content included or the best way to search.

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  12. 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.

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  13. Make the login help link language sensitive

    In Alma Configuration it is possible to define Login page help links for Primo VE and to translate the label to another language, but it is not possible to have separate URLs for help pages in different languages.

    We would like the URL to be customizable per language the same way the label is.

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  14. Primo VE: add option to mark all Display Fields for Search and Facet

    Primo VE has a standard out of the box mapping of Display Fields, Search Fields and Facets (see https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/ProductDocumentation/020PrimoVE/050OtherConfiguration/MappingtotheDisplay%2CFacets%2CandSearchSectionsinthePrimoVE_Record). Customers cannot adapt or create Search fields and Facets. This is only possible now for Local Fields. I don't understand why this is not possible. Please provide options to mark Display Fields for Search and Facet and to create Search Fields and Facets, just like for Local Fields.

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  15. Improve Author/Creator search results

    We want more control over Author/Creator search results. Ex Libris has informed us that the author/creator searching norm rules are hard coded and cannot be changed. Currently our results include MARC fields 245 (statement of responsibility) and 600, 610, 611 (names as subjects). We don't want these fields included and would like to be able to sculpt search results through MARC field editing. Inclusion of these fields confuses users in author searches and returns results that are irrelevant when searching for works of a known author.

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  16. 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.

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  17. Allow for deactivating or re-ordering Open Access facet in Primo VE

    Changes made in the Facet labels include trying to reorder the facets as well as disable the display of the Open Access option do not seem to have any effect.

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  18. Browse by government document call number

    Currently, we don't have the option of browsing call numbers in the 086 field in Primo VE. This is a problem for the many libraries who work with government documents and use government documents call number schemes. Being able to search for single call numbers doesn't help for tasks where you need a list ordered by call numbers (like taking inventory, weeding, and assigning new call numbers). Please add a government documents call number browse index.

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  19. Improve the browse callnumber functionality in Primo VE to include Moys callnumbers

    As a Primo VE law academic or student I would like the Moys callnumbers to be browsable in Primo VE. They are a special classification suited to my subject area. This functionality was previously available.

    Background
    Moys call numbers are not supported in Primo VE, even though they display in the Alma Browse functionality.

    Primo NUI did display them correctly.

    Having invested considerable resourcing in developing Moys classification for our Law collections it is frustrating that we are no longer able to browse these callnumbers.

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  20. provide different indication for items 'available online' - but not for my library

    when searching for 'electronic sources only' the result list provides the indication 'available online' for all items, including those NOT available for my library.

    I do want to see the items not available for my library, but there should be a different indication for them.

    Is it possible to show items as 'available online' for those available for my library, and show the other items with 'inter-library loan' indication?

    thanks

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