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  1. Make the DOI field on the Full Record page a link including EZproxy

    Currently on the Primo Full Record page, the DOI field is not a link to the resource. Please make this a link with the option to prepend your EZproxy URL to the DOI links. (Summon added this feature in 2021.)

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  2. customization package API

    Please add an API to deploy customization packages in Primo VE so that customers with many views can automate the cumbersome deployment process.

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  3. Show item availablity on the top level for 'Group Locations by Library in Get It'

    In April 2022 we got the "Group Locations by Library in Get It" feature: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Release_Notes/002Primo_VE/2022/010Primo_VE_2022_Release_Notes#Group_Locations_by_Library_in_Get_It-98574

    To save users' time when it comes to finding out whether an item is available or not, would it be possible to show the item availability already on the top level, for each library? Color coding wouldn't hurt either, indicating instantly whether a location has the item available or not.

    A rough example in the attached files.

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  4. Send an automated confirmation email after a booking request has been successfully placed

    Currently Primo has a nice feature that allows patrons to book items after they log in to their library account. It is called booking request in Alma and Request Item in Primo. We use it to let our patrons book equipment. However, it doesn't send out an automated confirmation email after a booking request has been successfully placed. We request to have this feature (i.e. the system sends out an automated confirmation email to the patron after a booking request has been successfully placed).

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  5. Include item copy id in OpenURL

    We use OpenURL to pass request information from Primo VE to Aeon. Currently OpenURL cannot include item copy id (see case 06436874).

    Item copy id is "used to identify individual copies of the same title when multiple copies exist at the same location".

    This is important for our special collections libraries, because they often have multiple unique copies. For example, copy 2 may have annotations by the author and thus have specific importance to researchers, compared with copy 1 which is not annotated.

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  6. Make persistent search history opt-in instead of opt-out

    Make Persistent search history an opt-in instead of opt-out when enabled by a library.

    If a library enables the persistent search history in Primo VE, the feature is automatically turned on for all patron records. It would be helpful if patrons who would like to use the persistent search history feature could choose to opt-in to it instead of requiring users to opt-out of it.

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  7. Relais third-node adapter

    There should be a way to search consortium library ILSes using Metalib or a z39.50 third-node adapter. We are currently building a metalib quickset to federate search across the consortium. We hate relais' discovery service so we would like to keep users in primo. Currently, the relais link in the new UI is for known items. We would like to create a consortium based union catalog. Even better would be if this could get accomplished by daily automated harvesting within PCI (leaving d2d's web API to check availability and process the loan). If you think this would require additional resources,…

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  8. e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting

    e-shelf indication that items have been copied to clipboard ready for pasting. There is no indication available and when copying large amounts of items it is unclear as to whether they have been added to the clipboard or not so the user cannot tell when it is time to paste.

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  9. Ability to save phone number in "my account"

    I would love it if I could save my phone number in my account so I don't have to type it in every time to send a record to my phone.

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  10. Primo new UI - My Account - Title List - adding a link to all the titles

    In the Primo new UI, we would like to have URLs on each title list in My Account, linking to the full record in the new UI. Pls see the attachment for screen capture.

    William NG
    Assistant Librarian II, The Open University of Hong Kong

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  11. Primo New UI - EBSCO API - filter out no-full-text Item

    We have set up a mixed search results of Primo PCI and EBSCO API. In the Primo new UI, The search results are supposed to show only full-text available materials. But we found some result items of EBCSO API are without full-text. We would like to the results items without full-text from EBSCO API be removed in the new UI in a full-text search while the no-full-text item be shown after clicked "Expand beyond library collections" . See the attachment "PCI&EBSCIAPIMixingProblem.docx" for details

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  13. Change the record ID methods for Tags and Basket

    For Tags and Basket, the records ID is the dedupmrg number for merged records. We want to use the individual record ID for the group.
    This will ensure that records will allways be pointing on the right record even the all records are deleted and reloaded. The dedupmrg number is different whe we reload all records.

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  14. Our Library has decided to activate in Primo Central Index (1) resources that are free to all users in search and delivery as well as (2) re

    Our Library has decided to activate in Primo Central Index (1) resources that are free to all users in search and delivery as well as (2) resources that are restricted in delivery but not restricted in search. As there are new collections added to PCI from time to time, in order to save manpower, is it possible to configure our PCI to automatically activate all newly added resources that either have no restrictions at all or is restricted for delivery only but not restricted for search in our production PCI and staging PCI?

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  15. Add wall street journal to Primo for activation

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

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  16. Sharing "search bar for our University" into institutional blog and site

    I don't find the HTML CODE for Sharing "search bar for our University" into blog /site of professor and department.

    We want share our OPAC with other istitutional site and blog.
    Thanks!

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  17. Add Code management or a "lock/check-out" feature for PrimoVE customization package in Alma

    Add Code management or a "lock/check-out" feature for PrimoVE customization package in Alma

    It is currently possible for two staff members to download the "Current View Customization Package" in Alma to make updates to PrimoVE at the same time. When the second person uploads the package they will unknowingly overwrite the other person's changes. It would be great to implement versioning and/ or a way to "lock" the option to customize the package when another person is working on it.

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  18. Add more citation styles to Primo VE

    I propose to add JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) citation style to support researchers in Finance and Economics.

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  19. Show "multiple sources" in PCI records, instead of hiding the field

    When more sources provide PCI with the description for the same bibliographic entity, in Primo Details tab no source is specified.
    If the library doesn't have access to all the involved sources, the field is missing and no "View all versions" link is available.
    A compromise could be to always show Source: multiple sources or something like that, instead of totally suppressing the field.

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  20. 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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