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  1. Table of Contents Display

    It would be nice to have the table of contents field (505) formatted in a more user friendly manner within PrimoVE. In Voyager there was a rule that converted the ' -- ' to <LF><CR> (which is 'Enter').

    I have attached examples of how it displays in our Voyager OPAC vs PrimoVE.

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    • delete patron data or anonymize patron data

      In Primo patron data where stored (e-shelf, search-queries) with primary-ID from the (Alma-)LMS and an email-adress.

      If the patron is not usie the library anymore (patron record in (Alma-)LMS is deleted, the patron cannot use the Primo anymore.

      So we have to delete (or anonymize) those data, for dataprotection.

      Please create a routine for deleting/anonymizing such data.

      Michael Voss (HU Berlin, Germany)

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      • Searching in Collection Discovery (New UI)

        Searching within a collection (or across collections) would be extremely beneficial to the user experience.

        This is especially true for digital collections that hold a large number of items, or have significant descriptive metadata in the item record.

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        • Allow Main Menu Links to be Configurable on Primo Services Page in New UI

          We would like to be able to configure Main Menu Links on the Primo Services Page.

          When a patron lands on the services page, they should have the same Main Menu options as any other Primo page: New Search, Browse Search, EJournals, Citation Linker, etc.

          Unfortunately, these "Main Menu links in the New UI Services page were suppressed by design."

          Thanks,
          Blake

          11 votes
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          • 6 votes
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            • Add filter to eliminate items already pinned from search results

              Provide a filter that would eliminate items that are already 'pinned' from the search results so that when people have many items pinned and they search on their topic, they have the ability to view only the items they haven't already pinned.
              (Our graduate students really like the pinning feature.)

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              • Allow Primo to comply with the "force password change on next login" setting in Alma for internal users

                Alma has the internal user setting "Force password change on next login". Primo does not comply with this setting, so there is no way to force patrons to change their passwords in Primo. This is problematic, because our internal user accounts have a very insecure default password initially set for them. Please consider implementing this feature for Primo

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                • The "my account" feature in Primo shows other institutions even if no holdings are checked out--these are schools whose holdings have bee

                  The "my account" feature in Primo shows other institutions even if no holdings are checked out--these are schools whose holdings have been viewed by the user only. We'd like to ONLY display other schools in this area unless the user has items requested or checked out.

                  4 votes
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                  • Ability to restrict number of characters displayed in Description field

                    In the Detailed Results, it would be good to have the ability to configure the Description field so that it displays only a certain number of characters by default, while also allowing users to expand the field to get the full description (similar to the way the Summary field in Syndetics Unbound works).

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                    • Add RAND State Statistics to Primo Central Index

                      Please add RAND State Statistics to Primo Central Index.

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                        Allow users to text themselves call number/location for an item

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                        • Date format for Loans option for DD/MM/YYYY (New UI/Primo VE)

                          We have Primo VE and the New UI and the date format for loans (in the user's account) defaults to the US MM/DD/YYYY format. We want to be able to chnage this to DD/MM/YYYY but there currently isn't an option to do so.

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                          • Extent the limitation of truncation symbols (*) in a search request

                            As a librarian, I want to create sophisticated deep links about new acquisition for my users.
                            Currently, a Primo search request is not possible with more than 4 truncation symbols * We need a higher limitation (at least 6 truncation symbols).
                            Example: https://explore.rero.ch/primo_library/libweb/action/dlSearch.do?institution=RERO_FR&vid=FR_V1&query=lsr41,contains,LAR*Y2017M06*cdd830,or&query=lsr41,contains,LAR*Y2017M07*cdd830,or&query=lsr41,contains,LAR*Y2017M08*cdd830,or

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                            • Primo new UI - My Account - Title List - adding a link to all the titles

                              In the Primo new UI, we would like to have URLs on each title list in My Account, linking to the full record in the new UI. Pls see the attachment for screen capture.

                              William NG
                              Assistant Librarian II, The Open University of Hong Kong

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                              • Primo New UI - EBSCO API - filter out no-full-text Item

                                We have set up a mixed search results of Primo PCI and EBSCO API. In the Primo new UI, The search results are supposed to show only full-text available materials. But we found some result items of EBCSO API are without full-text. We would like to the results items without full-text from EBSCO API be removed in the new UI in a full-text search while the no-full-text item be shown after clicked "Expand beyond library collections" . See the attachment "PCI&EBSCIAPIMixingProblem.docx" for details

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                                • Find records by record numbers

                                  It would be nice to be able to search for records by a record number. Such numbers are usually noted in the 035 Fields. for example: an OCoLC number such as o3639596 or the institution number (CLSU)966634-01, or any other number that might be in the 035 that is useful.

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                                  • Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references

                                    Please see public ticket 423179 opened by our University.
                                    Sadly we have discovered that "Primo does not distuinguish between see references and see too references". In our opinion this would be an useful improvemet

                                    28 votes
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                                    • Pull database recommendations from Alma holdings

                                      The resource recommender in Primo currently requires us to manually upload files which list databases or other resources we want to recommend.

                                      Given that most/many? Primo users are on Alma as well, it would be good for primo/alma institutions to have autopopulated database recommendation choices (that can be turned on or off at will) from Alma local holdings.

                                      This is similar to how Summon's database recommender works with 360core knowledgebase.

                                      This creates better efficiency compared to creating seperate lists for the database recommender because if the URL changes or the resource gets cancelled, one would have to update one place…

                                      11 votes
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                                      • Campus Activated Subscriber Access for better off-campus and mobile access to full text

                                        Google Scholar is rolling out a programme with publishers for easier access to full-text subscription content. They call this Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA). The description from the latest press release says "CASA makes note of a user’s institutional affiliation when they access content from an authorized on-campus location, and then enables continued access to their library’s journal and book holdings from home or when using a device not connected to the institution’s network".

                                        The way this could work with Primo is by setting a cookie on the user's device when they are on campus and access Primo. If their…

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                                        • Read-only permission set for back-office users

                                          As both a training tool and for wider understanding of the primo product, we would like to have a read-only permission profile where heads of public service or others could look up configuration/normalization settings, but not commit permission changes. As it stands now, each permission set has the ability to write to at least one area of back office. We would like a 'do-no-harm' account that senior or technically abled library staff could review/suggest changes without having the ability to make the change.

                                          16 votes
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