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  1. Allow to print "Item description"

    We want to display "Item description" on print pdf from Primo VE. Because in some rare books, we uses item description to identify the material.

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  2. Add public note field option to import profile service link

    We're interested in adding a public note field to the import profile setup for Primo VE that display the same way as the Public Note field in a General Electronic Service does.

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  3. Indent newspaper search under Source Type limiters

    Indent the "Newspapers search" link under the "Source Type" limiter to bring it in line with the other listed source types (e.g. Articles, Reivews, Books, etc.).

    As it currently displays, without being indented, it appears that all of the source types listed below are sub-sets of the Newspapers search.

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  4. Improve the formatting of Primo VE forms so that they can expand and accommodate longer titles.

    In Primo VE the Resource Sharing and Purchase Request forms are designed to be very narrow - the entry fields are 50 characters wide. They look like they have been designed to be optimised for a mobile interface and do not resize if more room is available.
    This means that if I requested Title is longer than 50 characters you cannot see it all at once.

    We have attempted to use changes in the css to widen the form but this causes issues with the display of Advanced Search fields.

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  5. To have a “Saved Query” feature at the top of the search results at Journal Search page

    Currently, only the general search has this "Saved Query" feature in the search result. We would like to have this feature when searching at Journal Search page too.

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  6. Incorrect citation formatting

    Below is an email that I got from one of our reference librarians:

    Here’s a citation issue, we’re coping with.
    I expect you can’t fix this because it looks like a broad indexing issue, but can it be reported?

    PROBLEM ONE (this affects MLA & APA & Chicago)
    The Primo citations often include extra information, for example:
    -- that it is a “report” or includes an “author abstract” or “Brief Article”

    In these cases, it looks like it stems from Primo including too much info in the title field.

    PROBLEM TWO (this affects only MLA)
    Primo citations often include not…

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  7. Enable Public Notes display for content within Database-type collections

    It would be very helpful if Public Notes could be displayed for individual content (articles, etc.) within Database-type collections. Currently, Public Notes for Database-type collections can only be placed on the record for the collection itself, and they are not displayed on individual content. So if a user searches for the name of the database (such as
    ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection: Part A (1824-1979)) they can see the Public Note below the View Online link -- but if they search for an article held within that collection (such as Committee Business. Congressional Hearing, 1980-07-31), there is no public note…

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  8. 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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  9. Adding fields to purchase form

    Currently the purchase form in Primo has a limited number of fields. We want to see the class/course name and professor and campus name as fields so we can better plan collection development.

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  10. Primo VE: Please add 773x to the index on ISSN

    When searching on ISSN in Primo, not only journals are found, but also articles because articles in CDI have a data field ISSN.
    This is not the case for locally catalogued articles because following the MARC standard, the ISSN of the journal is catalogued in tag 773$x.
    Not only are locally catalogued articles not found when searching on ISSN, but also the facet on Journal title doesn't work for these local articles.
    Therefor, our question is to add tag 773$x to the index on ISSN to allow for a consistent search experience for local articles and CDI articles.

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  11. 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.

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  12. time to reshelve

    When "time to reshelve" hours are set in Alma, the reshelving status only displays in the "Get It" section of the full record display. It also needs to display in the brief record display. A patron who only sees the record in the list after a search won't know that the item isn't physically on the shelf unless they click on the full display and scroll down to Get It. Currently, if the "time to reshelve" setting has a value in it, an item will display with the status of "Available" in the brief record display in both the in…

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  13. Adding Datacite to CDI Index

    It seems like it would be very simple to add Datacite records to the CDI index. This should allow for properly formatted data citations to be captured.

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  14. Primo VE: ability to search without search expansion and to display a link to include expanded terms if desired

    Currently if the search expansion with controlled vocabulary feature is switched on in Primo VE, the search expansion is automatically included in the search by default and the user has to click to remove the expanded terms from their search. It would be beneficial to have the ability to have the feature switched on, but with the expansion not included by default and for the user to be able to include the expanded terms if desired.

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  15. ORCID to be searchable in Primo VE

    I'd like to add ORCID to our catalog records, at least for our ETDs (thesis authors and their advisors), and to have the IDs being searchable in Primo VE.

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  16. Allow configuration of call numbers in virtual browse

    If you choose to display electronic materials in Virtual Browse Primo VE only allows 050 Library of Congress call numbers.
    It would be good to have the option to choose between 050 or 082, so we could display Dewey to clients instead.

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  17. Primo VE: Availability of print inventory with multiple holdings

    In Primo VE, when availability is calculated for print inventory with holdings in multiple libraries, please show the library with the most items first.

    For example if there are 25 items in the Main Library and 3 items in the Law Library, Primo should display “Available at Main Library… and other locations”.

    Primo should not display “Available at Law Library… and other locations.”

    Thank you.

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  18. Add records from Citation-only databases and/or "Citation Availability" statements

    We need to give our users access to the wide range of content to which we subscribe, including the records in citation-only databases. If we subscribe to a resource and activate it in Alma, we would like these resources to be included in our "Filter by availability" searches in Primo VE -- even if the content is citation rather than full article text. When we "expand my results", too much additional content (such as non-licensed ebooks from selected packages) are included. We want to be able to include citation records but exclude inaccessible content. There isn't a way to do…

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  19. Chinese characters ordered by stroke count

    If we choose sort by "Title" for result list, it seems the Chinese titles are in order of the Unicode Number of Chinese Character. (Please find the attachment file.)

    Actually, Chinese are used to sort by number of strokes. Normal users don't understand the Unicode Number.

    We would like to change order way of Chinese titles by stroke count which is best for Chinese users. Thank you.

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  20. 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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