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  1. Journal links

    Journal hyperlinks should be by ISSN, now it makes a search by title.

    7 votes
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  2. Make it possible to remove the 'until' date in OAI request for all pipes

    Each time a pipe harvesting using OAI method is run, the OAI request set the 'until' parameter to the time the pipe is run. Here is an example of such OAI request: https://ourjournals.ac.nz/index.php/LPR/oai?verb=ListRecords&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&from=2018-11-05T01:44:31Z&until=2018-12-01T22:40:07Z When the target OAI feeds contain records do not have a date stamp, it will be automatically filled with the date/time the record is accessed by the OAI harvester. This means that all these records without a date stamp will never be harvested into Primo as they will be always have a later date stamp than the 'until' parameter. We would like to see an option to…

    9 votes
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  3. android app

    I really need a PRIMO android app! when I go to search the books in the library, I have to email from primo to my email acccount. an app would make searching the books so easy.

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  4. Resource recommender

    Currently there isn’t any option to order resources other than alphabetically for the resource recommender.

    We have control over the order that the ‘Types’ of resources display by (e.g. Databases, People, Websites …), but as all of our resources are databases, we are limited to the default sort.

    Would like more flexibility on this.

    1 vote
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  5. In Primo VE, in the Get It service in full record display add the ability to hide the display of individual issues of a journal.

    In Primo VE, in the Get It service in full record display add the ability to hide the display of individual issues of a journal at each location.

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  6. In Primo VE, in the Get It service in full record display

    In Primo VE, in the Get It service in full record display add real-time availability summary, for example: (4 copies, 1 available, 0 requests) to the OTB top level display for each Location.
    Currently, the user has to click on the Location to see availability information.
    This development would bring VE in step with Primo.

    2 votes
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  7. In Primo VE add the ability to control the information displayed in the Details service of the Full Record Display where the title is on a L

    In Primo VE add the ability to control the information displayed in "Course List" field in the Details service of the Full Record Display where the title is on a Leganto reading list.
    OTB the following data elements are displayed: Cource code; Reading List title; Course department; List owner (?).
    We would like to ability to control which data elements are displayed.
    This development would bring VE in step with Primo.

    3 votes
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  8. Primo VE: add option to mark all Display Fields for Search and Facet

    Primo VE has a standard out of the box mapping of Display Fields, Search Fields and Facets (see https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/020Primo_VE/050Other_Configuration/Mapping_to_the_Display%2C_Facets%2C_and_Search_Sections_in_the_Primo_VE_Record). Customers cannot adapt or create Search fields and Facets. This is only possible now for Local Fields. I don't understand why this is not possible. Please provide options to mark Display Fields for Search and Facet and to create Search Fields and Facets, just like for Local Fields.

    3 votes
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  9. Allow custom "Username" and "Password" labels when using multiple modes of authentication

    For institutions using multiple modes of authentication (such as LDAP for externally-managed users and Alma for internally-managed users), it is not currently possible to customize the "Username" and "Password" labels to have custom labels display for each authentication method. The "User Login" code table only provides one field for customizing the username or password, which displays for all methods of authentication. It would be more helpful to all users (and particularly internally-managed users) if we could specify on the login page which information users should enter as their "username" and "password."

    3 votes
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  10. 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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  11. 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…

    225 votes
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  12. 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.

    5 votes
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  13. 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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  14. Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

    We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

    42 votes
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  15. 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.

    3 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Enhance Primo Analytics Facet Usage by expanding Facet Values

    Primo Analytics currently only provides data on Facet Values for two Facet Types: Top Level and Resource Type, with data such as Available in Library, Available Online, Articles, Books, etc.
    This granular level of data on user behavior is very valuable and influences our decision making for both our services and system configuration.
    It would be wonderful to have this extended also to other Facet Types, including Creation Date, Collection, Author, Topic, New Records, and Journal.

    1 vote
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Stop matching records with 020 subfield z

    As part of a matching process Primo checks the 020 subfield z, which in MARC format is used for Canceled/invalid ISBN, to display two records as related. That means Primo shows the holdings of the "related" record in the full display of the first record. For a user the holdings will be on the record with invalid ISBN. Very confusing. We've been adviced to delete the ISBN in 020 z or move it to 776, which is a very bad solution. I advice ExLibris to get rid of this solution and not violate the standards of MARC.

    2 votes
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