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  1. 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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  2. DEDUP/FRBR data in Primo VE analytics

    DEDUP/FRBR data in Primo VE analytics isn't available. It is available in standard Primo.

    This would be useful for identifying issues around records that aren't matching.

    Apparently Primo PNX records and pipes subject area are not available for Primo VE customers as yet.

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  3. Enable authority Record Enrichment in Primo VE on local subject fields

    In addition to the indexing of bibliographic metadata, Primo VE indexes preferred and non-preferred terms from 1XX and 4XX fields in related Alma authority records. However, this works only in the generic advanced search Subject field.

    We need Primo VE to enable authority record enrichment on local fields as well.

    Indeed, we have configured local subject fields that are more specific than the default Subject field. These enable searching only on specific subject vocabularies. But configuring such fields does not include the enrichment capability.

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  4. PCI to recognise the elements of a DOI to find the item

    Errors in search results are likely to occur when users are searching for DOIs from citations. DOIs are often formatted differently in citations or online but the user will naturally just copy-paste the DOI as it appears. If the user searches for this 10.1016/j.acalib.2008.10.014 in Primo Central - you find the article. However if you search for http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2008.10.014 as it might be displayed in a citation, the article is not found. Anything preceding the DOI registry number (including doi:10.1016 for eg) will not result in a successful search.

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  5. Stop the difference in the item display between Alma and Primo when the description field is filled in

    I would like to see all monograph items display as such in the Primo location tab.
    Currently if an item (even if tagged elsewhere as a one time monograph) contains anything in the Items description field Primo is treating the item as a serial.
    For an explanation of how Primo does this see the following knowledge center article: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Knowledge_Articles/Difference_in_the_item_display_between_Alma_and_Primo_when_the_description_field_is_filled_in

    This is a problem as it prevents users from easily seeing the availability information.
    See for example the attached screenshot where the number of available titles does not display.

    Please change the logic in Primo so that it does not treat…

    78 votes
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  6. Make configurable preference of source in deduplication

    Preference of records coming from differente sources in deduplication is hardcoded in Primo and it causes undesired situations, for example poor SFX records have preference over rich ILS records and the information from ILS records is discarded. Order of preference of sources should be configurable through Primo Admin interface instead of being hardcoded

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  7. new option/checkbox: "expand my results with synonyms"

    The Primo Search Engine includes synonyms by default to expand the result list. This often leads to results which are fuzzy and hardly explainable.

    Instead of including synonyms by default we want to see an option to include synonyms by explicit user decision.

    This option ("expand my result using synonyms") could be included into the facets section or should be visible close to the search button.

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  8. error page for samlLogin internal server errors

    Currently any SAML error on POST /primo_library/libweb/samlLogin results in internal server error response (HTTP 500) and shows a corrupted paged from the old UI (see attachment)

    Please implement a SAML NUI error Page for these types of errors including the SAML Error description which is currently only written into library_server.log files, e.g.:

    2019-09-17 08:36:39,773 ERROR [t-ajp-bio-7701-exec-19] [c-Saml20MessageValidators] [O -(540627545,1652141697,null)] - SAML failure: This reponse samlSessionId does not match ours
    2019-09-17 08:36:39,773 ERROR [t-ajp-bio-7701-exec-19] [c-SAMLLoginServlet] [O -(540627545,1652141697,null)] - SAML failure: Response was not verified

    Event though the end user may not understand the technical details, theses SAML messages are at least…

    73 votes
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  9. Export to Excel

    We would like the "Export to Excel" functionality to be configurable. For exemple, we would like to remove the permalink column from the file.

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  10. Option to deactivate the Resource Sharing Request Service for records without physical item of electronic/digital services

    Dear colleagues,
    this idea is for adding the option to deactivate the Resource Sharing Request service in Primo VE for some groups of records without physical item of electronic/digital services, without having to deactivate the Resource Sharing Request rule in Discovery Interface Display Logic.

    This deactivation should be applicable only to local records (catalogued in Alma) and the single institutions should be able to decide if enable it or not.

    We would like the same behavour that exists for Primo also for Primo VE (for example, indicating to Primo VE that when the availability is "no inventory" ILL must be…

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  11. Find alternate ISBNs in the available record to force an available syndetic cover image.

    I've learned that the book cover images from Syndetics in Primo comes from the first Addata: ISBN PNX field which comes from the first subfield a in the MARC 020 field.

    Often, we have the electronic version of a book that uses a different ISBN in the first MARC 020 |a

    Small presses/publishers may have only sent Syndetics a print ISBN image and that image is available from Syndetics. Since often the print ISBN is in the MARC 020 field already - but not necessarily in subfield a or in the first position - it means that the default book…

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  12. Can Noodletools be added into Primo as a citation tool?

    We want Noodletools added into Primo for citations

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  13. Collection Discovery : Add a button "View this collection as search results"

    Beside the buttons to display a collection as a Grid or a Gallery, we would like to have a button to get the collection items in the result list, with the brief display and the facets. This could be a deeplink on the Collection ID with a "query=cdparentid" in the URL.

    Please note that there exist two very close ideas:
    https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/36709789-add-facets-into-the-collection-discovery-ui
    https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/308176-primo/suggestions/37607257-collection-discovery-display-items-in-a-list-view
    But this idea groups both features.

    Thank you.

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  14. Primo Analytics - add the ability to monitor availability link clicks by availability category

    Currently usage statistics may be generated using the "Click on availability statement" Analytics action, however there is no way to differentiate clicks on say, "Available at" (for physical resources) and "Check online access".

    We would like the ability to extract availability clicks by category:

    Check online access
    Available at
    No full text
    etc.

    General use cases:

    To help us decide what types of links should display where and in what order in Primo.

    More specific use case:

    To help us understand how patrons are accessing electronic resources. For instance, we have added the BrowZine PDF fulltext link to Primo. We…

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  15. Hover-over article abstract in PRIMO VE

    Currently, patrons need to go into the full article record from the brief results page to read abstracts.We would like to suggest that PRIMO VE provide the user with a hover-over article abstract on the brief results page so patrons can skim abstracts before going into the full record.

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  16. Free text input should be blocked in Resource Sharing Form

    When users request items with multiple volumes in the resource sharing form (NERS Enhancement - Request ID #4856), they can select a specific volume from the pull down list, also freely input any information in the text box. Errors of manual input may lead to inefficiency or failure of handling the requests, for example, user input “1” in the text box instead of selecting “v.1” from the list, the request can be created successfully, but information of requested volume cannot be shown in Alma, neither “Borrowing Requests” of Borrowing Library nor “Pick from shelf” of Lending Library, the libraries need…

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  17. send eMail for logged in users only

    Currently, Primo can be used to send spam via the sendTo in the details tab. Anyone can send a message to everyone. Sending E-Mail should be possible for loggedIn users only. Indeed, there is a google reCaptcha service, but activating it is yet not acceptable due to data protection policy issues of many universities.

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  18. Changing the language in Primo should also update the preferred language in Alma

    We have a mix of users with different languages at our university, but we cannot get a reliable language setting from the SIS feed. Therefore it is important that the users can edit the language preference themself to get letters from the library in the correct language.

    Today, changing the language in Primo only changes the interface language in Primo, but we would like it to also update the preferred language in Alma.

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  19. Visualización doble de registros con copias impresas y electrónicas activadas en Primo Central

    En los casos en que disponemos de un registro bibliográfico con ejemplares en formato impreso, copia electrónica activada en la "Comunity Zone", y además se ha activado también en Primo Central para garantizar la indexación y la capacidad de recuperación a nivel de texto completo, el registro bibliográfico se visualiza en Primo VE como si fueran dos registros bibliográficos exactamente con la misma información (códigos de barras, signaturas y ubicaciones duplicados).

    Según nos dicen desde SalesForce, debido a limitaciones/arquitectura del sistema, no es posible combinar el registro de Primo Central con los registros locales en Alma, lo cual crea confusión…

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  20. Add the PNX creator field to records in the Collection Discovery interface

    The brief display of the items records in the Collection Discovery interface contains only the document type and the document title, We propose to add at least the creator PNX field to give the user more information about the document without having to open the full display. Ideally, we would like to be able to customize whjch fields appear in the brief display as we already do for the brief display in the result list.

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