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  1. Ability to remove the long URL when exporting from Summon to RefWorks

    When bibliographic data is exported from Summon into RefWorks the Summon link is included.

    Is it possible to not include this link for books specifically?
    Or to have an option to exclude the link.

    Currently they look like this: and as you can imagine this does not look good in a bibliography (We have to tell students to remove the links, which is far from ideal)

    Goleman, D. (2005). Emotional intelligence (10th anniversary ed.). New York: Bantam Books. Retrieved from http://staffs.summon.serialssolutions.com/2.0.0/link/0/eLvHCXMwY2AQNtIz0EUrE0D9Qg_TgABLtygjJ8RyJ-j4GrAdlJZWDN08BesUZudnJII7jrqQxZTQHWk5QOdC7soAdr_NTYGlLyP4yHxjP8TQiqUJsNQ1AO9MNQV3wQxhZ-3A-Magk0HBtiLVJm6CDCygHQZCDEypecIMXPAiqFKEQcwVcqtOYo5CJtJZmaIMMm6uIc4euhDD4qFjLvEQtxmJMfAmghaq55WAN7SlSDAoGCYlW6SlpqQap6ZamFiagfo7KRbAOtIoMdnSwsQ4RZJBFKtZUjjEpRm4wKeJgkcFZBhY04CpNlUW5js5cMgAAHTYbd8

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    • Facets usage - request to view 'excludes' as well as 'includes'

      A while back I was looking at our facet usage stats for 2017 to date, and I noticed that although we have Newspaper Articles excluded from searches by default, this facet has the highest amount of 'uses'. I asked Ex-Libris Support if this was because every search a user runs is, by default, including the exclusion of Newspapers as a facet use. I also asked if there was a way to get stats on the number of people who remove the exclusion of newspaper articles after running their first search.

      For an example, this was our top-used facet at the…

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      • Ability to match language settings of Summon with those of linked contents

        At present, the interface language of Summon and that of linked content has no connection at all.
        So, sometimes abroad students have to change both language settings of Summon and those of contents.
        It is troublesome and loses comfort in research.

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        • Show the details of contract with publishers concerning search target

          Contents which are searchable in Summon differ per publisher or database.
          It will be helpful for librarian if they could confirm the details of contracts about search target or the breakdown of search target in ClientCenter.

          4 votes
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          • Allow admins. to add more links to hamburger menu

            Allow for custom links to be added to the hamburger menu

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            • Topic explorer enable when advanced search.

              Using advanced search, topic explorer is not displayed now.
              I think it will be convinient if topic explorer is display when we using advanced search too.

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              • Signature search

                Our users search directly for the signature of a book. It would be a good supplement if this search option were supplemented.

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                • En la Base de Datos Ingebook que está indexada en Summon, no recupera todos los libros que tiene suscritos.

                  En la base de datos de Ingebook que está indexada en summon, no están bien indexados todos los libros de Ingebook. Solicito que se contacte con la empresa Ingebook y se le pida los metadatos correctos para que se recuperen todos los libros de Ingebook a través de Summon

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                  • Distinguish between author and editor in Summon results and citations

                    Before RDA, catalogue records did not clearly distinguish between the author and editor of a work, so Summon could not do this either. We would like Summon results and citations to separate author and editor, where this is possible. This would be particularly helpful when exporting citations to reference manager software such as RefWorks. Currently editors are always imported into the author field. This has caused our users problems as it means their references are inaccurate, unless they notice the problem and manually fix it.

                    In RDA, terms such as author and editor can be added to the names given…

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                    • Add "sent from" box in "email this item."

                      Currently, if you want to email an item to another person, there is no space to indicate who the sender is.

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                      • Language-dependent custom panels

                        It would be a great addition if custom panels were language dependent and you can set that in the Client Center directly and easily. This way German contents would be displayed on the German side and English contents on the English side. The tool with Wikipedia already works like this.

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                        • Add 'date last updated' to database details

                          In the Data Management section of Serials Solutions, it would be useful if the database details screen displayed when the metadata was last updated for each database. This could be accomplished by having a 'date last updated' field in the database details screen.

                          This would be helpful for finding out how current the database's included titles, URLs, etc. are in the knowledgebase.

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                          • 360 Link citations - add Harvard style

                            We would like to add the Harvard style as an option when exporting citations in 360 Link.

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                            • LC Call Number Browse Relevance Searching

                              When searching by LC call number in Summon, it matches to the Cutter number as well as to the LC call number. The default "relevance" ordering doesn't put the call numbers that begin with the LC call number at the top of the list. There isn't a choice to force that ordering. In Alma, it is possible to search by shelf list, so it shouldn't be that difficult to do the same on the public side of a shelf list.

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                              • sorting results by publication date

                                The sort by publication date newest/oldest in Summon does not sort by the displayed publication date but by the merged record date which is invisible to the end user.

                                The user is seeing the results screen and so it seems really odd to provide a publication date sort and then not allow the user to sort by the date that they can see since the behavior on the backend is entirely and completely transparent to them and doesn't seem to serve the user well by any stretch.

                                There needs to be a true publication date sort that uses the *displayed*…

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                                • Allow full replacement marc uploads without having to approve the load in the content ingestion interface.

                                  Allowing for full marc record loads without additional approval in the admin interface would decrease the number of steps needed for libraries who wish to always do full marc record replacements. It would also make record upload automation possible through custom scripting or services such as Innovative Interface's Scheduler.

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                                  • Provide a full list of failed records with my Content Ingestion Report

                                    As a Summon administrator at a library, I would like to fix all of the records that fail Summon ingestion because of encoding errors, etc. Current Content Ingestion Reports only send information about the first 100.

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                                    • Ability to add custom filters/facets on the advanced search screen and result set screen

                                      Hi --

                                      Can someone include a way to search within databases in both the advanced search screen and a facet to narrow by database? This way if a result is returned, we can then narrow results down by db?

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                                      • Have the "search within" work for magazine or newspaper titles in the same way as it does for journal titles

                                        We just learned that only journal titles are linked in the results records to allow for easy "search within". I would like the same functionality for magazines and newspaper titles. This would support easier classroom instruction.

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                                        • API HEAL-Link database Direct ingtestion in Summon

                                          The customer University of Aristotle in Greece, needs an API which make direct ingestion for Heal -Link database. This database is importante for Aristotle.
                                          The customer knows this database is ingested and updated automatically into EDS

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