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  1. Primo Analytics - add the ability to generate Primo Send To menu Citation Style usage

    Idea: Add the ability to generate usage statistics for each of the Citation Styles which display in the Primo Send to menu.

    Currently it is possible to report on the number of times the Citation option is selected from the Primo Send to menu.

    However it is not possible to track usage for each of the citation styles e.g. APA, Harvard, Oxford, etc.

    Use case:

    The ability to track usage for each style to:

    - Determined the order of citation styles in the display (from most popular to least popular).
    - To determine which options should continue be offered to…

    2 votes
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  2. Primo Analytics - add the ability to monitor availability link clicks by availability category

    Currently usage statistics may be generated using the "Click on availability statement" Analytics action, however there is no way to differentiate clicks on say, "Available at" (for physical resources) and "Check online access".

    We would like the ability to extract availability clicks by category:

    Check online access
    Available at
    No full text
    etc.

    General use cases:

    To help us decide what types of links should display where and in what order in Primo.

    More specific use case:

    To help us understand how patrons are accessing electronic resources. For instance, we have added the BrowZine PDF fulltext link to Primo. We…

    2 votes
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  3. 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.

    2 votes
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  4. Primo Analytics - Ability to report on all search strings, not just Popular and Zero Results

    Primo Analytics currently only includes search string data for Popular and Zero Results subject areas. It would be a vast improvement to be able to see all search string results.
    Note: This functionality is available via BIRT, but only by individual reports by first letter of the alphabet, which are unwieldy and essentially unusable in loading so slowly (and often not at all).

    24 votes
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  5. Collection Discovery display items in a list view

    Currently Collection Discovery only offers users the ability to view collections as a Grid or a Gallery. These displays provide extremely limited information about the items making it impossible for users to decide which items they'd like to view.
    Please add the ability for users to view collection items as a list, similar to the search results view. This list view would present each record one after the other with basic bibliographic information such as title, author/creator, resource type, date.

    2 votes
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  6. My Library Card - Personal Details ability to Disable Edit option

    Currently patrons can access the area

    My Library Card/Personal Details

    Where there is an option to edit their details (address, phone number etc).

    As our borrower details all come from corporate systems we would like to disable the edit function as, for example, students changing/updating any details such as their address should occur via the student record system not in Primo as a standalone action which will lead to confusion.
    In the old UI there was at least a tip on the edit page:
    "Changes to e-mail address and text message number will be reflected in Primo only."

    It would…

    221 votes
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  7. Add facets into the Collection Discovery UI

    While we are really happy that the functionality to search withing collections is planned, we propose to implement the facets also for the Collection Discovery.

    Facets are very useful to limit results in big collections for discovery and browsing, when the user doesn't know exactly what he is looking for. We do have several big collections.
    Also, functionality would be more consistent with the Primo Search interface.

    13 votes
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  8. Virtual Browse Improvements

    We see great value in Primo’s virtual browse and would like to see it improved. As more libraries move physical collections offsite it is critical to provide comparable discovery and browse experiences in our online environments.

    First, we would like to be able to embed the virtual browse into other places like our own library website or Springshare’s Libguides. This would increase visibility and usage of the virtual browse.

    Second, we would like the user to be able to start a virtual browse by using a keyword or call number search.

    Third, we would like the virtual browse to support…

    9 votes
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  9. Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

    We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

    42 votes
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  10. Facets for location of item within a library as well as library

    Currently it is only possible to filter search results by the holding Library. The ability to filter search results to a specific location or locations within a library would be useful - for example, to filter the results to copies held at the "Student Library" location and not those held at the "Old Library" location as students cannot borrow items from the Old Library and only want to see the copies they can borrow (those held at the "Student Library" location).

    8 votes
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  11. Improve visibility of sticky facets

    The sticky facets are an excellent addition to the functionality of the new UI, but the probability of users discovering them is quite low.

    In usability testing students will alter their search terms without ever hovering their mouse over the filters they have applied to their previous search, and then have to reapply the filters.

    While the padlock is hidden behind a mouseover interaction this very desirable functionality is undiscoverable.

    Also in its current configuration the tooltips for the selected filter and the padlock clash.

    The padlock for making your selected filter 'sticky' should be visible by default, and probably…

    62 votes
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  12. My Favourites/ My Favorites: Drag and drop labels to saved items

    It would be helpful to users if they could drag and drop existing labels to add them to records they've 'pinned' in My Favourites.

    Once you have a large number of pinned items and labels drag and drop would be quicker and easier than opening the 'edit labels' block for each record.

    6 votes
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  13. My Library Account: add Recalled Loans Tab

    It would be very beneficial for library patrons to be able to view their recalled loans, at a glance, when checking their library account in Primo; please could you add a Recalled Loans tab to the Overview section of My Library Account

    129 votes
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  14. Primo VE: Ability to use norm rules to specify which 856 (Marc) fields display in Links service

    In Primo Back Office (BO), it is possible to use normalization rules to specify which 856 Marc fields display in the "Links" section of the Primo full record view. (See attached screenshot.)

    We would like the same functionality in Primo VE to choose which 856 links to display based on the 856 first and second indicators and/or the subfields of the 856 field. Thank you.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Primo VE  ·  Admin →
  15. [Primo] - add tag delivery/fulltext to local PNX , thus improving blended search and full text availability information

    The feature "Expand My Results / Results with no full-text" allows to include in the search results PCI records with no full text. It relies on a pnx value in tag "fulltext" delivery section:
    <delivery>
    ...
    <fulltext>no_fulltext</fulltext>
    </delivery>

    The problem is that <fulltext> tag / field is *not* available in the Normalization Rule for local records.

    The consequence is for example that when we harvest data from our dpace institutional repository we may have fulltext, but sometimes we may have just metadata records. But without the delivery/fulltext field in the PNX we can't manage records with just metadata so that…

    30 votes
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  16. Configure fields included in Course Information

    We would like to be able to modify the default configuration of Course Information field displayed in the details view of the full record in Primo VE, adding to or deleting the default elements (Course ID, Department Name, Course Instructor Name) or changing their order. For example, an institution may want to include only Course ID and Instructor Name but not Department Name here. This is not currently possible.

    4 votes
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  17. Add feature to Primo services page to help users outside Primo find full text from PCI direct link collections

    The Alma link resolver only returns results from the Alma repository, so it would be useful to add a feature to the Primo services page that would pull in results from Primo Central direct link collections too. Perhaps the feature could show a search results preview from the library’s Primo and format it like the bx service in an orderly side panel. Such a change would encourage users to search the library’s Primo before they resort to an ILL request or give up on looking for the item. Some full text content is exclusively available through PCI direct link collections,…

    4 votes
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  18. statista

    Add Statista database to Primo Central Index and Alma activation

    2 votes
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  19. 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.

    6 votes
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  20. Primo Registration Service collections should be editable by Ex Libris staff

    As a discovery librarian I would like the Primo Registration Service (Collection Activation) to be editable by Ex Libris staff so that resources incorrectly set as collection-level resources could be reset to Subscription (Linkresolver) level. This would mean large numbers of false positive search results in Primo UI could be reduced.

    Background: the Oxford Research Encyclopedias collection has been set up in Primo Registration Service as a collection-level resource and delivers Primo search results for every title in the collection, whether subscribed or not.

    It includes 27 separate encyclopedias on diverse subjects (we have only 2 titles).

    These are new…

    9 votes
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