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  1. license

    We would like Primo VE to show a license upon the license being approved in Alma.

    Right now, any license that is linked to an item or a collection shows up in Primo VE, even if it is still a draft and in review status.

    So I have had to remove the license from the collection in the meantime under we have the license terms verified.

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  2. It should be possible for partners to log in to Primo and see a list over their lending transactions with the library

    It should be possible for partners to log in to Primo and see a list over their lending transactions with the library.

    The Royal Danish Library handles more than 500.000 lending transactions with external partners per year.

    At the moment it is not possible for partners to log in in to Primo and see their transactions.

    This cause a lot of manuel labor for The Royal Danish Library to answer request of status form our partners.

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  3. Retain search field keywords when switching to Browse Search

    The following is a request from one of our teaching faculty. "When a subject heading search is performed in [the search scope for my institution's holdings] and the patron then wants to browse other variants of the subject heading and clicks on BROWSE in the top bar, the search box is blank. Then the patron has to retype (or if they are experienced and have copied the subject heading) paste it in and perform the search again. It seems like a simple fix to make the search term sticky so it would automatically populate the browse box."

    Example: https://www.screencast.com/t/w4AEZbPXt3IY

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  4. When a patron is unable to access their library account, they should be informed of why not

    When a patron is unable to access their library account in PrimoVE, they should be informed of the reason why, in detail.

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  5. Pin to the result last viewed in Primo after closing the item record

    The current Primo design returns the user to a random earlier page, not necessarily to the same record, after clicking on a search result to open up the item record. So currently, after viewing result no. 24, and closing it, it could return you to result 11 in the Primo search results page.

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  6. Add "Locate" link to Primo Analytics

    We would like to find out how often users are clicking on the Locate item within the Primo VE record to view the map where the item is located; this is the label nui.locations.locate in the ViewIt table. Ex Libris support has confirmed that this link currently cannot be tracked in Primo Analytics because there is not a beacon call associated with the link. We would like to request that the Locate link be added to Primo Analytics tracking.

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  7. Ability to collapse all sections in the get it section by default

    User Story: Many of our librarians use Primo to search for our records. They would prefer to be able to see the barcode information on all items in the get it section. As soon as they open the record. Rather than having to click each one, show the extra information.
    Solution: we are requesting the ability to have all items collapsed by default in a specific view. So that library staff can see the item information, once they open the record.

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  8. Add expand search (outside Imperial) into advanced search

    User Story - When staff and users are creating an advanced search. Sometimes they want to search with an expanded search (outside Imperial). However, currently staff have to run the advanced search then click on expand search (outside Imperial). Solution: It would be better if expand search is added to Advanced search as an option.

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  9. Add expand search (outside Imperial) into search scope

    When users and staff are searching Primo. Many of them want to run an expand search straight away. Rather than searching everything and then clicking on expand search.
    Solution: it would be better if expand search (outside imperial) could be a search scope. Although users the chance to search expand search straight away.

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  10. Allow item-level general electronic services to be used in display logic rules.

    Make it possible to hide an Item-level general electronic service based on the existence of another service using a display logic rules. Also, make it possible to hide another service based on the existence of an item-level general electronic service.

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  11. Make consistent the use of CDI record data in Primo UI

    Current CDI design in Primo UI is to expose metadata from all participant records for both returning results from a search query, and in the values presented for selection in facet for filtering results, but the display of metadata within records is only by site-specific activations.
    This means that a user can search for a term in Primo, have results returned on the basis of that term, select the value for the term in a facet, but then not see the term in the record display.

    The negative impact of this design decision includes:
    * a user is confused by…

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  12. Add 'Not contains' to Primo VE Advance Search

    Please add the 'Not contains' search logic to Primo VE advanced search.

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  13. "resource recommender"

    Provide the option to hide individual entries in the resource recommender from public view

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  14. Chinese records should be ordered by pinyin

    For the mainland China customers, it would be great that the Chinese records are ordered by pinyin when choose sort by "Title" or "Author" for result list.

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  15. Customize response page for error 404 resource not found

    To be able to customize response page for error 404 resource not found: either to be able to set up a customized web page with some informative text, or to be able to redirect to starting page of Primo

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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. "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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  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.

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