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  1. Resource Recommender: "truncation", "starts with" and "part of" tags

    Enable more functionalityfor tags. Currently we have a database for laws. Nobody search for law, laws etc. We want the option to make the database searchable with tags like "law of; "law for" "comonlaw" etc. I cant put in all the laws and synonyms as tags.
    So it would good for users to get a match on all those things.

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  2. Free text input should be blocked in Resource Sharing Form

    When users request items with multiple volumes in the resource sharing form (NERS Enhancement - Request ID #4856), they can select a specific volume from the pull down list, also freely input any information in the text box. Errors of manual input may lead to inefficiency or failure of handling the requests, for example, user input “1” in the text box instead of selecting “v.1” from the list, the request can be created successfully, but information of requested volume cannot be shown in Alma, neither “Borrowing Requests” of Borrowing Library nor “Pick from shelf” of Lending Library, the libraries need…

    67 votes
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  3. Harmonise the default resource type icons with Leganto's icons

    Since we have both Primo and Leganto, our customers should have a consistent experience with resource type icons between the two interfaces. We have no choice but to use the OOTB icons in Leganto, a set of default Primo icons that harmonises with them would be appreciated. It may be that the size/canvas transparency may vary between them, but in essentials they should look the same where types are equivalent. With CDI we understand there will be additional resource types - this is a good opportunity to bring the two interfaces into a closer alignment for user experience.

    PS: Alma…

    14 votes
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  4. Improve Browse by Subject (Primo VE)

    In Primo VE, only one of “vocabulary” is available - “Library of Congress Subject Headings.” The choice to use this “vocabulary” is automatically made for you when you choose “Browse by Library of Congress Subject.” The index “Library of Congress name authority records for 651” is not available through this search as it is through the Metadata Editor via Alma. Thus, many, many LC subject headings cannot actually be browsed in Primo VE. Example, you can find NO headings beginning with “Colombia – Commerce,” because there is no LC subject authority for “Colombia – Commerce” or for any further subdivision…

    49 votes
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  5. APA citation 7th edition

    Currently, the Primo Action functionality allows for APA 6th citation style. In order to benefit students, we would like to include the APA (American Psychological Association) 7th edition as a possible citation style.

    19 votes
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  6. Reserve a Study Place

    We would like to give to the patrons the possibilty to reserve a study place, As a user could reserve a seat for the cinema we would like to give to the patron the possibility to reserve a seat in our library

    18 votes
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  7. Provide option to collapse the Details area of the full record display

    We would like to be able to collapse the Details area of the full record display by default in order to reduce clutter. This ability would be configurable ie libraries could choose whether to hide or show by default the Details information.

    If configured, we would like to see the heading 'Details' beside a chevron or similar icon that indicates information is hidden. When the user clicks on this icon, the full bibliographic details will appear.

    34 votes
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  8. 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,…

    11 votes
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  9. We would like patrons to be able to view their library barcode in Primo.

    Under My Library Account > Personal Details, we think patrons should be able to view their library barcode number. We use ours in additional systems, and we think it would be helpful to point someone to their library account details.

    22 votes
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  10. Virtual Browse display problem.

    In PrimoVE, we found virtual browse can't display fully list, it will cut pre-book and last book.
    Can it be possible to be customized in Alma?

    45 votes
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  11. 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…

    43 votes
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  12. 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

    30 votes
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  13. 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…

    9 votes
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  14. 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.

    55 votes
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  15. Display number of loans in item record (Primo VE).

    It can be useful if Primo VE display the number of loans per item under the get It section.

    63 votes
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  16. Hierarchical labels for sub-collections in Collections hierarchy

    When browsing the Collections hierarchy there is a separate label for top level collections and for sub-collections (at whatever level). We would like to be able to have separate labels according to values contained in the bib records. This would allow the different levels of a complex sub-collection hiearchy to be expressed appropriately: e.g. it would allow us to reflect transparently the structure of our archival collections: Collection - Series - File - Item. it could also allow the hierarchy of different types of collections to be expressed differentially.

    49 votes
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  17. Available Online link should be configurable to link directly to full text from full item record page, not just brief results list

    We would like it so the green Available Online link on the item record could be made to link directly to the full text, since we have the green available online link to go directly to full text on the results list (direct linking turned on).

    75 votes
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  18. Add the ability to browse search on genre/form

    Add the ability to browse search on genre/form (655).

    3 votes
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  19. [Primo] - ask for confirmation when running delete pipe

    Right now, when clicking on 'Execute', the Pipe starts immediately.
    Especially in the case of 'delete' pipe, a popup asking for confirmation could help preventing unwanted deletions from the system.

    9 votes
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  20. Author/Subjects that include dates

    Some authors have the same names so we want to include the date field ($d) in the search when users click on their links within full records. However, we have learned that Ex Libris has hard-coded a facet search into the $$Q, thereby killing this option because you get 0 results (since the facet search includes the date). This is currently not configurable, but is a huge problem for us. Here is an example:
    https://catalog.library.vanderbilt.edu/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=alma991043557451103276&context=L&vid=01VANINST:vanui&lang=en&searchscope=MyInstandCI&adaptor=Local%20Search%20Engine&tab=Everything&query=any,contains,Harry%20Potter&offset=0

    Click on the creator "Potter, Harry, 1954- author."

    Gives 0 results, with a facet of "Potter, Harry, 1954-"

    Remove the facet…

    5 votes
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