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  1. Use non-LC call numbers for journal categories

    This affects Primo/PrimoVE; but the job is in Alma.

    The new feature (as of Nov 2019) to browse a list of journals by category depends on the 050$a. This should be expanded to use the 055$a, 060$a, 070$a, 080$a, 082$a, 083$a, 084$a, 085$a, and 086$a. Additionally, libraries should be able to pick which of the subfields to use.

    This is an example of the lack of support for non-LC libraries.

    This idea cross-posted as Alma idea.

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  2. Resultados de la búsqueda por índices

    La página de resultados de la búsqueda por indices cuando el número de resultados es mayor de 20, no muestra el número de resultados sino que pone 20+. Para saber el múmero de resultados tienes que clickear y pasar a la siguiente pantalla. La propuesta de mejora es que mostrase el número de resultados desde la primera pantalla de respuesta.
    Ejemplo: https://fama.us.es/discovery/browse?vid=34CBUA_US:VU1&browseQuery=historia%20de%20espa%C3%B1a&browseScope=subject.1&innerPnxIndex=-1&numOfUsedTerms=-1&fn=BrowseSearch

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  3. My Library Card: Indicate number of loans at each library

    Listed in the left margin of the My Library Card page in our multi-campus / multi-library environment are the names of each library from which a user has requested or borrowed an item. To save the user time in finding relevant, timely information, we'd like the number of items currently "in play" (on loan, requested, with associated fines, etc.) displayed next to each library in that list.

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  4. Allow more than four fields to display in the Brief Record Display

    Please allow more than 4 fields to display in the brief record display. We would like Course Informaton to display for our Course Reserves. Why is there a limit? We should be able to add as many fields as we would like to the brief record display.

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  5. Browse by subject: visualize the 360 and 680 fields from the authorities records

    It´s important for the users in order to navigate from one subject to other

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  6. Display order: side by side instead of top-down

    In Primo, allow the option to display to show print and electronic results side-by-side instead of one after the other. Also apply to link resolver results.
    (Currently using Alma and Primo, not Primo VE.)

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  7. bX: Display dates for recommended articles in Primo VE brief results

    Article dates do not display in brief results related to bX article recommendations. The dates display in the bX sidebar, but when a user clicks on a bX recommended title, the date is missing from the brief results. It was noted that this configuration is currently hard coded and not configurable.

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  8. Please display university in dissertation abstracts records

    Please display university in dissertation abstracts records

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  9. Allow direct linking from database records without impacting other records

    Database records in the database list behave as other records in Primo.
    You click on a post from the database list/brief display, the record opens itself, and from there you can click on the database link.

    While this makes sense for regular records, this is a bit unnecessary with database records:
    - not many more details are displayed on the detailed view.
    - when looking up a specific database, the only interesting information is the link itself.

    Many users reported that this extra click was annoying as what they want is to access the database. Some of them, especially within…

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  10. an "I Want It" button

    The Penn State library has an “I want it” feature in its catalog, in the search results. It struck me as very direct and to the point. When you click it, it prompts you to sign into their system but I assume it would take you to a request form. I don’t know why they hide it under that three dot icon. I would like to see in Primo, if possible, an “I want it” button, not buried in a menu but right next to every book title in the Primo search result. The idea being that clicking “I want…

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  11. Include Course Information with Coures Icon in brief record display

    We would like the option to include the Course Information (from the full record) with the Course icon for the breif record display for course reserves. This way students can quickly see the information without having to open the record.

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  12. Disable cancel request button in Primo

    Stop our patrons from being able to 'cancel' a specific type of request within their account profile in Primo. We need to disable the cancel request button for Digitization request

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  13. Multiple versions of Books not showing as format BOOKS

    In both Primo VE and Primo when there are multiple versions of a book , it is not clear that the format is BOOKS. When the multiple version is an ARTICLE this is indicated. Can this be fixed please.

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  15. Request: Please make it possible to find a match only by a title in Alma linkresolver

    What I want is to make Alma link resolver find matches by a title. Now, Alma linker resolver is returning results only when ISSN/ISBN is given. And, a lot of CJK titles don't have ISSN/ISBN so that there are many occasions when a subscribed CJK portfolio without an identifier is not found in Primo service page. Unlike Alma link resolver, 360 link resolver supports title searching. This is the example of 360 link. The URL below doesn't contain ISSN information either but, it finds the correct match.

    360 Link resolver:
    http://kg6wg8ak8z.scholar.serialssolutions.com/?sid=google&aulast=이영호&atitle=한국학 연구의 동향과'동아시아 한국학'&title=한국학연구&volume=15&date=2006&spage=9

    but, Alma link resolver doesn't…

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  16. Show availability of ER thanks to IP analysis

    Primo could analyse the IP address of the PC accessing Primo in order to determine whether or not a electronic resource is available or not.
    This would take into account the actual IP address and not the hypothetical one via campus management.
    No idea if this is technically feasable.
    It would diminish the frustration of patrons who click on electronic resources shown as available but the destination page wants 35 dollars to access the resource (because the patron is in the wrong IP range).

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  17. Ability to set Primo into read-only mode (e.g. for closing times)

    It would be nice to have a comfortable ability to set Primo into read-only mode (= customers can not make an order) like a button or checkbox in the backend.
    Reason: many institutions have closing times in summer (for revision, etc.) and the customers should not be able to make an order. Another reasons are major system changes (e.g. switch from Aleph to Alma) where read-only mode is mandatory.

    Until now (classic and new UI) we avoid orders by modifying the CSS file (by using 'display:none;' in several places).

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  18. Option to have patron block notes viewable in Primo

    Currently, you can include a note in a patron's block in Alma, but that note won't display in Primo. You have the option of creating a separate note in the patron's record that is viewable, and the block type will provide the patron with some information, but it would be nice if we had the option to include a user-viewable note when creating the block.

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  19. Add Library pre-filter to Primo VE Advanced Search

    It would be helpful if users could pre-scope their search to a particular library in the advanced search, rather than waiting to filter with the post-search facets.

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  20. Easier Override Process

    Allow overrides via pop-up or other mechanism that doesn't require logging into a separate instance.

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