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  1. 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. 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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  4. Summary Holdings Display>Primo VE

    Summary Holdings Display>Primo VE
    We would like our summary holdings to display one "click/screen" earlier than they do now.

    For example,

    https://col-hope.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=alma991001380029704767&context=L&vid=01COLHOPE:HOPE&searchscope=MyInstandCI&tab=Everything&lang=en

    Users first have to click on the little arrow on the right of a holdings location before viewing the summary holdings statement.

    We would like the summary holdings to display as a third line under the initial location data.

    How it displays now:
    Van Wylen Library
    Available, Bound Journals Section 3rd Floor ; HF5601 .N53

    How we want it to display
    Van Wylen Library
    Available, Bound Journals Section 3rd Floor ; HF5601 .N53
    Summary…

    270 votes
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  5. Improve Analytics support for user-created tags in Primo/Primo VE.

    We would like to better understand the impact of user-created tags on user behavior, particularly as we (staff) use tags to help identify material in our collections. Specifically we would like to see the following information:
    How frequently do people search using tags?
    How many searches are conducted through the tag portal (available in the ellipsis)
    How many times do people click on tags within records and thus get to the full listing of records with that tag applied

    Can we cross-reference items that have tags with their item use?

    A report showing all the tags being used/searched.

    12 votes
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  6. Could the blank resource sharing request form check the Alma link resolver before a user submits the request

    We have configured the blank resource sharing request form into our Primo menu. Before submitting a request on this form it would be useful if the request was check against our institutional collection using the Alma link resolver (similar to what happens with the Citation linker).

    3 votes
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  7. Items with item policy "noncirculating" should not display as "loanable" in Primo VE

    We have many titles that do not circulate, but because they are available on the shelf, Primo VE displays them as "loanable." This may confuse patrons into thinking that these items can be loaned, when they are not allowed to leave the library.

    15 votes
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  8. Unimarc support for local resource type configuration (Primo VE)

    The amelioration of local resource type configuration has been implemented on last april release concerning MARC21 fields, but we are using Unimarc, like other institutions in France, and we also would like to be able to create local resources type based on unimarc fields (including Leader). We would be grateful that you also implement these amelioration in unimarc as well !

    42 votes
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  9. 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.

    76 votes
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  10. add otb support for iso 639-3 languages in Primo

    Primo currently supports iso 639-2 values for languages.
    We would like a support for the broader iso 639-3.
    Iso 639-3 is much richer.
    For example in our library we have more and more materials written in Ladin of the Alps, which is not the iso 639-2 Ladino (a language with the same name but spoken in Spain) but is instead the Ladin lld in iso 639-3.
    As a language iso 639-3 lld is a subset of the broader iso 639-2 roh family. But using just roh is quite a lack of granularity for us.

    Other customers around the world may…

    3 votes
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  11. Add Knowledge Unlatched content to PCI

    We would like to see Knowledge Unlatched fully indexed in the PCI to enhance discovery for all of the materials in this Open Access collection.

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  12. 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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  13. Changing the language in Primo should also update the preferred language in Alma

    We have a mix of users with different languages at our university, but we cannot get a reliable language setting from the SIS feed. Therefore it is important that the users can edit the language preference themself to get letters from the library in the correct language.

    Today, changing the language in Primo only changes the interface language in Primo, but we would like it to also update the preferred language in Alma.

    27 votes
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  14. 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).

    119 votes
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  15. Remove the character limit for the Resource Recommender Description field

    Currently, there is either no limit or a large limit on the Description field of the Resource Recommender when files are uploaded from Excel.

    However, if you open an existing Recommender to edit something (fix a typo, add additional keywords, update a URL), you are not permitted to save unless the Description field has fewer than 300 characters. This means I opt not to fix my typos, and I have to spend the time to rewrite the description to fit into <= 300 characters in order to update a URL. I find this limitation very frustrating.

    Please either remove or…

    3 votes
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  16. Make users more aware of results found in other search profile slots/ tabs

    In most Primos, users can search in different search profile slots (Primo VE) or tabs (Primo with a BO), e.g. Library Catalogue, PCI, Everything. However, our users do not switch a lot between the different slots/tabs. The majority performs the whole session in the same slot/tab. In order to make the users more aware of the different slot/tabs and the different content in them, we suggest that on top of the results list the number of results in every defined slot/tab should be displayed. The displayed information should be a link, so that the users can easily switch to the…

    6 votes
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  17. Make Primo retain search filters by default

    It is currently possible to retain search filters in Primo by selecting individual ones and clicking "Make this filter persistent through this session". I believe the interface would be more user-friendly if all selected filters were retained by default, and would only be cleared if the user selected individual ones to remove or clicked the "Reset all" button.

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  18. Dedup process - Create Additional data PNX fied based on prefered record

    In dedup process, all fields from Additional Data section are merged and duplicate fields are removed. This design choice cause some issues with Citation service. When you merge records from differents sources, there is a strong possibility that data are not exactly the same and some data are duplicated. This problem may often be solved by choosing fields from prefered records as it is the case for display section

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  19. Able to display electronic holding (coverage) statements in chronology sequence – from oldest to newest, instead of random order

    We find that the autoload holding statements supplied by vendor ScienceDirect is in chronology sequence (from oldest to newest). But the display of multiple holding statements in Primo GetIT is random or not in sequence after the autoload of holding statements.

    e.g. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.

    https://julac.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/1m2sapd/HKPU_IZ51203553420003411

    Holding statements should be display in chronology order so that user can easily identify which year we have accessing right, instead of browsing through all the holding statements. Can it be fixed?

    3 votes
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  20. Extend hypertext linking for Relation, Is Part Of, and Uniform Title to remote records

    Enhanced hypertext linking for ispartof, relation, and unititle was introduced in the November 2017 Primo Release. These new fields joined existing hypertext linked fields for creator, contributor, and subject.
    However, a key difference for the three newer fields is that they only show lateral links in the UI for local records. This limitation is hardcoded, and is confirmed but not explained (Case: 00486499).
    Like many sites, we have configured our Primo environment without search scopes with a source-agnostic design, with the underlying premise that users do not care who owns an item or where the record comes from, only that…

    10 votes
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