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  1. Make citation trail available in the pinned/saved records list and in full records accessed from the saved records list.

    Currently when a user pins or saves an article that has a citation trail, the citation trail does not display in the saved/pinned titles list. When the user accesses the full record from their saved records list the citations trail does not display in the full record either. This is problematic for researchers etc. who may save a number of records without realizing they will lose access to the citation trail. Please make the citations trail available in the saved records list and in full records accessed from the saved records list.

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  2. Allow to print "Item description"

    We want to display "Item description" on print pdf from Primo VE. Because in some rare books, we uses item description to identify the material.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. pin password

    Add the ability to control what fields display in the My Library Card | Update PIN / Password box dependent upon whether the User is an Internal or External user in Alma. Showing external users the option to change their password is confusing as their password is maintained outside of Primo/Alma.

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  6. showPnx page as XML

    In the classic UI, if you added the parameter showPnx=true, in the address bar, to the URL of a record's full display, you were able to get an XML file with the PNX version of the record. In the NUI, on the contrary, the same parameter takes you to a web page containing the PNX record in a textarea.
    The XML view of the PNX record was very much easier to manage: colouring of tags, open/close section as well as you need them, etc.
    Why did you change this behaviour for worse?
    Could we get back the XML version of…

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  7. To keep button "I like" of facebook in the new UI.

    A feature that many users would like to keep in the Primo new UI is the button of facebook "I like" in the records.

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  8. Create Primo UI design competition.

    Hi All,

    most of the ***** sites look quite dull, mostly OOTB look with few enhancements. How about running a competition "The best Primo UI design"?

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  9. Indent newspaper search under Source Type limiters

    Indent the "Newspapers search" link under the "Source Type" limiter to bring it in line with the other listed source types (e.g. Articles, Reivews, Books, etc.).

    As it currently displays, without being indented, it appears that all of the source types listed below are sub-sets of the Newspapers search.

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  10. Improve the formatting of Primo VE forms so that they can expand and accommodate longer titles.

    In Primo VE the Resource Sharing and Purchase Request forms are designed to be very narrow - the entry fields are 50 characters wide. They look like they have been designed to be optimised for a mobile interface and do not resize if more room is available.
    This means that if I requested Title is longer than 50 characters you cannot see it all at once.

    We have attempted to use changes in the css to widen the form but this causes issues with the display of Advanced Search fields.

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  11. To have a “Saved Query” feature at the top of the search results at Journal Search page

    Currently, only the general search has this "Saved Query" feature in the search result. We would like to have this feature when searching at Journal Search page too.

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  12. Update Primo Central more frequently

    As part of our implementation we have been making changes to our holdings in Alma. Following this we often see resources in Primo that are showing up in our full text results but are not available.

    We are told this is because the holdings file, that the results are based on, is only updated once a week. It is produced on Wednesdays and then is applied the following Monday.

    A more frequent update of the holdings file would be very useful as it would ensure that our users i.e. students and staff are more likely to get accurate information when…

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  13. Return to search results from favorites space

    there should be a "return to search results" in the prm-favorites-toolbar in the same way there is the a return to search results for "my account"

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  14. Incorrect citation formatting

    Below is an email that I got from one of our reference librarians:

    Here’s a citation issue, we’re coping with.
    I expect you can’t fix this because it looks like a broad indexing issue, but can it be reported?

    PROBLEM ONE (this affects MLA & APA & Chicago)
    The Primo citations often include extra information, for example:
    -- that it is a “report” or includes an “author abstract” or “Brief Article”

    In these cases, it looks like it stems from Primo including too much info in the title field.

    PROBLEM TWO (this affects only MLA)
    Primo citations often include not…

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  15. [Primo] - Add an enabled / disabled status field to pipes

    It would be useful to have an enabled / disabled status field in the Pipe definition.
    For example delete pipes or rarely used pipes could be disabled and enabled only when needed, thus minimizing the risk of launching/scheduling them by mistake.
    This would also mitigate the current lack of the possibility to deleted old / unused pipes (see https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/19994728-allow-deletion-of-old-unused-pipes ). Disabling them would be an improvement.

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  16. Dark mode for Primo

    Users ask for a possibility to view the catalogue interface in dark mode. Could this be realized for Primo?
    Thank you!

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  17. 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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  18. Have Available status in Primo be variable so that it shows Recently Returned for 24 hours and then automatically changes to Available

    Currently there is a single code table label showing an Available status. Having the option to configure a label of Recently Returned that would display for 24 or 48 hours and then automatically change to Available would more accurately tell the patron and staff twhere an item might be.

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  19. Friendly EERROR Message should be displayed when customer input a wrong primo URL

    When user inputs a wrong primo URL such as: http://discovery.lib.shanghaitech.edu.cn:1701/primolibrary/libweb/uploadedfiles/shtech/index.php?s=captcha

    By now Primo displays a messy page(See attachment)

    We would like to see a more friendly ERROR message page without the messy information

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  20. My Library Card: Option to hide DUE TIME

    We'd like the option to hide the DUE TIME in My Library Card, Primo VE.

    In our library, we allow users to return borrowed item at any library. Users can return items that are due today until the library where they are returning items closes.

    Each library has different closing time with many exceptions, so we set the closing time to 23:59 for all libraries. Therefore, due time is always displayed as 23:59 regardless of the real library closing time and it is confusing to users.

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