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  1. 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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  2. Second sort in facets

    Currently, Primo shows the items in the facets (e.g. the subjects facet) either sorted alphabetically or by the number of items.
    However, it seems to order the items randomly when the number of items is identical for several different subject heading in the facet.
    It would be beneficial to be able to configure a secondary sort option for these items (for example when using a multilingual subject heading system - to present the same subject in both language one after the other).

    21 votes
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  3. Browse by physical location in Primo

    In Primo, it is not currently possible to browse by physical location & in our previous system, we were able to do so. For instance, from http://primo.rollins.edu/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=showBrowse&mode=BrowseSearch&vid=01RC&tab=books_tab&dscnt=0&dstmp=1467208388734 we would like to have the option to browse by one of our locations, for instance For example, I would like to see what titles we have in Rare Special or Rare Florida Collections, but I do not see from the browse menu.

    we would like to be able to somehow browse by a given physical location in Primo without doing a keyword or title search for a particular item.

    72 votes
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  4. "XML View" in "Send to" section of record display

    Librarians often need to look "under the hood" of what is being displayed in the OPAC. It would be great if "Send to" section of the record display included a link for displaying the PNX record.

    3 votes
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  5. Add RIS export to AngularJS Primo UI

    Reference management options in the new Primo UI seem limited to RefWorks, EndNote, and EasyBib. I'd like an "Export RIS" option to support users of Zotero and Mendeley.

    8 votes
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  6. Ability to save phone number in "my account"

    I would love it if I could save my phone number in my account so I don't have to type it in every time to send a record to my phone.

    1 vote
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  7. Backoffice REST API and Hooks

    Alma provides a growing number of API's for process orchestration and Hooks will come soon.

    Primo only provides REST API's which are mainly used for Frontend interaction.

    Primo is missing API's and Hooks to control Tools, Pipes, Processes and Schedules to implement fully automated workflows for Alma or other ILS.

    I would be great to see such API's and Hooks soon, please vote!

    5 votes
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  8. Don't filter out Primo Central records after clicking Library facets

    On a blended scope, when you search in the scope and click a library facet, all the Primo Central records are filtered out because Primo Central records do not have facets:library values in PNX. For example,

    (1) Go to our Primo:

    http://kosmos.lib.keio.ac.jp/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=KEIO

    (2) For your convenience, click "English" as UI language on the upper-right corner.

    (3) On the "All materials" tab, search "cancer" (without quotes). The "All materials" scope is a blended scope that contains both local records and Primo Central records.

    (4) On the Library facets, click any library.

    Then all the Primo Central records are filtered out. But…

    1 vote
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  9. Ability to administer synonyms via BO

    The systemSynonyms and userSynonyms files are only available via the command line so SaaS customers have to request changes be made via SalesForce.

    It would be easier to administer if the ability to view systemSynonyms and download/upload/deploy userSynonyms be in the BO.

    29 votes
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  10. Make integration with Alma more seamless in regard to the PCI and Link Resolver

    When we activate our Link Resolver databases in Alma, we have to do it all over again in the Primo PCI. This is redundant effort. Yes, it is one time, but new libraries have enough else to do to configure the system and this seems like an unnecessary step.

    9 votes
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  11. Allow the view code field to be editable

    To enable seamless updates to the Primo interface it would be useful for the Code for the view to be editable.

    This would allow you to continue to use the same public address for your Primo instance, but switch the view to a new one by changing the code in the Back Office. For example, it would allow you to switch from a the current live view to a new one.

    Currently the field cannot be edited (see screenshot).

    1 vote
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  12. Export search results in ISBD format

    It seems that Primo does not permit (as, I.E., Aleph) the export of a search in ISBD format: doing this would be a great thing at least for our patrons

    3 votes
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  13. Can Ex_libris work with publishers to enable OA articles in hybrid journals to be discoverable ?

    Currently if we do not subscribe to a journal (normally a hybrid OA titles) which has open access articles the article access is not discoverable as available during a search of Primo - is there any way to identify these articles as being available ?

    34 votes
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  14. They appear as "renewable" items that really aren't

    In Primo, they appear as "renewable" copies really are not because they already have the maximum number of renovations. Why not say directly "not renewable"?

    4 votes
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  15. Make Relevancy Ranking values available

    To assist with the fine-tuning of Field Boosting, provide a way of showing the values of the rankings of search results.

    I.e. When a search is performed, for each hit make its total ranking value viewable either
    - to users,
    - in a comment in the page's source HTML, or
    - by amending that items URL (similar to &showPnx=true).

    6 votes
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  16. Facet Libraries should display all libraries even when holdings not exist

    We like to have a configuration option in facets libraries that would show all the library facets even when holdings not exist. Instead the letter zero would be displayed in parenthesis. Though if it's configurated to not show the numbers then it wouldn't be possible to display all libraries.

    6 votes
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  17. Can you update the Primo publication date slider facet to include a frequency graph?

    Essentially like the one the University of Leeds Library has in Summon. See The as an example: http://leeds.summon.serialssolutions.com/?fvf=ContentType%2CBook+Review%2Ct&ho=t&l=en&q=law#!/search?ho=t&fvf=ContentType,Book%20Review,t&rf=PublicationDate,1972-01-01:*&l=en&q=law or attached image. Very visual, functional and user friendly way to show the distribution of publications over time.

    4 votes
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  18. Title search be split to differentiate between article title and publication title

    Whilst doing a title search the results are often skewed by publication titles being included in the results lists.

    6 votes
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  19. Allow upload of SVG image files via File Uploader

    We have had some design work done for us and were supplied with a number of SVG format image files. The current Primo File Uploader does not support SVG format image files, but it should.

    7 votes
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  20. 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.

    6 votes
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