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  1. Primo alerts - user defined frequency and digest options

    Based on user suggestions, it would be helpful if, when users set themselves an alert for a saved search, they could choose the frequency with which these came through.

    Some users might want them more/less than weekly.

    Also, perhaps users could also choose to receive the alerts in a digest form: with the update for every search bundled into one email.

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  2. Resource Sharing

    When a patron is trying to request an ILL and has located and signed in, make the "Resource Sharing" link under How to Get It, show as a link in blue and display more prominently.

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  3. short loan

    Display due times for short loans in Primo, using the time format specified in Alma, rather than defaulting to showing due times in military (24h) time.

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  4. Browse tab results display: don't follow creator immediately by publication date

    In the results display on Browse tab for LC call number searches, the creator (1XX) is (almost) immediately followed by the publication date. (There's a space between the two fields). In cases where the 1XX field ends with an open-ended date, it looks like the publication year is a death date.

    The attached file has an example which shows:
    Financing consumer sales ... [title]
    Geva, Benjamin, 1946- 1984 [authority (1xx) date of publication]

    The work was published in 1984, I was in a meeting with Geva last month so he's clearly still alive. The current display is misleading and could…

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  5. Detailed Results in-view counter

    Primo system allows for viewing detailed results of a given search, one at a time. Navigation through the results is being done using the Arrow icons of the side of the display (picture attached).

    Currently there is no option to know your current position on a line of numerous results.

    It would be useful to be able to view a counter next to the arrow icons which will indicate my current position on the results line, for example "Result 5 out of 17". Attached is an example of that feature in the ALEPH interface.

    Thank you.

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  6. Add wall street journal to Primo for activation

    Please add Wall Street Journal to Primo for activation and full discovery

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  7. Configure detail shown in My Library Card

    In Primo VE, under Loan tab of My Library Card, the display of detail for each loan item cannot be configured. Therefore, library users can see many unnecessary detail such as Call number 2, ILS institutional code and ILS institutional name etc.

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  8. Enhanced Hypertext Linking on locals fields to not be affected by pre-filters

    We have added enhanced hypertext linking on fields. However, when users click on these links, pre-filters make only searches for the same specific local field possible. This means that's if local field 31 shows an older version of a journal. When a user clicks on it. It will only search for local field 31 within all other local field 31s. Rather than the title or other fields. It would be helpful if pre-filters weren't affected by enhanced hypertext linking.

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  9. Bib MARC field 561 should be indexed in the Primo PNX file

    The MARC 561 field in the bib should be indexed in the Primo PNX file for searching by donors of collections and for patrons seeking metadata from those collections.

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  10. Support Microsoft Edge for Primo

    According to documentation (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/ProductDocumentation/Primo/NewPrimoUserInterface/010FrequentlyAskedQuestions#Browser_Certification), Ex Libris does not support Microsoft Edge for Alma.
    The use of Edge is growing and should be considered a major browser, and therefore supported.

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  11. Option for linking Collection details page instead of Collection Lobby

    Simple search results on Primo NUI for Digital collections shows Title and View the collection link only, which get us its collection lobby page directly. Please give us an option that enables to check the collection's metadata(bib) on its Details page and then the user can move to the collection lobby by clicking the link like E-resources.

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  12. The number of default thumbnails of each tile on Primo Collection Lobby

    If I do not define any image files, the system displays the first four images found in the collection's sub-collections and items. It looks much too complicated so it would be great if the institution can fix the number of default thumbnails in a tile(e.g. 4 -> 1), without defining an image file on Discovery tab or General tab.

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  13. Please provide an option to search items from sub-collections together

    Please provide an option to search items from sub-collections together. Now users only can search the items in the current collection but usually the items in sub-collections are also relevant result for the search query. Some may think they can just go back to the basic search page and search again but the others would think it's uncomfortable because they are already familiar with Windows File search function.

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  14. Automatic sync of library codes with scopes and static facets

    The Library Codes on the Institution page are currently automatically copied to the Library Names code table and the ILS Library Codes mapping table, which is great.
    We would like to have an option to automatically sync these library codes also with the Scopes and Search Scopes (used for searching, and Location drop-down lists) and Static Library facets mapping table, in order to eliminate the need for manually updating all library codes in the scopes and static facets.

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  15. Prevent OTB icons from loading before custom icons

    Although Primo customers have the option of using custom resource type icons, the out-of-the-box icons still load momentarily before being replaced by the custom icons. This enhancement would prevent the OTB icons from loading for customers who opt to use their own icons.

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  16. Allow the view code field to be editable

    To enable seamless updates to the Primo interface it would be useful for the Code for the view to be editable.

    This would allow you to continue to use the same public address for your Primo instance, but switch the view to a new one by changing the code in the Back Office. For example, it would allow you to switch from a the current live view to a new one.

    Currently the field cannot be edited (see screenshot).

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  17. Options for applying Primo Dedup process selectively

    We want options that can prevent two Alma BIBs from being merged by Primo Dedup Process.
    It could be an option per pipe or local record, or any better method. (Related SF Case# 00872193, etc.)

    e.g.)
    * Alma-P : Dedup OFF
    * Alma-E : Dedup ON
    * CDI : Dedup ON
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    Currently Primo runs dedup process for all records. (Please correct me if I am wrong.)
    It is a necessary and useful function for electronic resources - especially for articles- but sometimes not for local print materials.

    Catalogers decide whether to maintain separate BIBs or to merge…

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  18. An option for excluding search results from reference lists

    Sometimes search results are not quite relevant because the search keywords appear in enriched data - which I don't see on PNX - like bibliography (a reference list). Though it's not perfect Google scholar has a checkbox option 'include citations'. If Primo gives an option like that it would save the time of users searching more appropriate records.

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  19. "Show Source Record" to users with Alma Staff Role only

    Although we can now display the MARC record in the UI using the "Show source records" we feel this feature is only really useful for Library staff and not for the vast majority of users who will not find it useful and will just add clutter to the full record for the majority. Ideally we would like the "Show source records" to be linked to the Alma library staff role so it will only display when our library staff are logged into Primo.

    Currently the only option to display this link in the UI is to have it appear for…

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  20. Opening results in a new tab - stop it defaulting to the top of the list

    In the new Library Search, every time I open a search result in a new tab, the list of results resets to the top of the list. This is very annoying, especially if i have already had to load 3 or more pages of results.

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