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  1. Show all Availaility information of library catalog records.

    When there are multiple availability information on library catalog, one of them shows up on results page and the others are hidden in current Summon interface.
    It is favorable for library if all the availability information would be shown as default.

    9 votes
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  2. Ability to filter results by format in Summon, e.g. search for books, articles etc.

    As in Primo, provide a mechanism to allow users to search within specific indexes, e.g. to search books, journals, articles separately. This is particularly important when search results cannot be ranked as we would wish, e.g. journal articles before journal titles.

    8 votes
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  3. Add links to OA version in the citation record

    In the citation record, please add links to the OA version or make possible to add widgets for alternative searches. Ex: Google Scholar, OA button https://openaccessbutton.org/ , EmbedOA https://openaccessbutton.org/embedoa etc

    8 votes
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  4. Ability to add custom pre-set publication date to facets, e.g. "Ten years".

    It is currently possible to use pre-set publication filters in the Publication Date facet, with "Last 12 months", "3 years" and "5 years" as options. However, it would be useful to toggle, i.e. both add and remove, pre-set publication filters for this facet in the Summon admin centre for Search Results and Advanced Search.

    8 votes
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  5. Custom Panel Sections

    Can it allow upload of image in the future?
    a picture is worth a thousand words sometime.

    7 votes
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  6. Add ability to share via SMS items in "Saved Items" folders

    Please add the ability to share via SMS items saved to "Saved Items" folders, (either temporary or permanent folders). Right now it seems we are limited to using Print and Email. SMS would be helpful for quick transactions, and finding items in the physical collection.

    See this support page and the attached mockup image for more detail.
    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Summon/ProductDocumentation/SearchinginTheSummonService/UsingResults/Summon%3ASavingItems_(Citations)

    Thanks for considering this idea.
    -Chris

    6 votes
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  7. Delete search words when returning to top page from Home Link on result page.

    When returning to the top page from the Home Link in the upper left corner of the search results screen, the current Summon is designed to carry over the search words as they are, but I would like it to be cleared each time.

    6 votes
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  8. IP Anonymization (or IP masking) in Google Analytics

    Make it possible for a library to add anonymization to their Google Analytics code. See https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052?hl=en

    6 votes
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  9. Persistent display of all information on "Preview"

    If users close "preview" on search results once and then reopen it, some information like Altmetric, Call number, Summary from Syndetic and so on are missing.

    Users often reopen "preview" to confirm the detail of information there again. I hope the improvement which reflects this user action to be done.

    6 votes
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  10. Bento Box design for Summon Search results based on Content Type

    Have search results display in a Bento Box design based upon content type...(like Vufind...)

    6 votes
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  11. Refine RTA for Institutional Reporsitories

    At present all results for our Institutional repositry have "Full Text Online" as the RTA text. However some of these are not full text at all, just records of book chapters/articles submitted by researchers. This gives a false impression to the end user that there is always full text. It is probably too difficult to create a mapping for all the permutations, but it would be a start to allow the records that belong to the Institutional repository have their own RTA text, such as "View in the Institutional Repository".

    5 votes
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  12. 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.

    5 votes
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  13. Ability to display split holdings in MARC record

    We want to be able to display split holdings in the MARC record for a journal. You can add a Public Note:
    https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/bcE3CgZo1xHBGWYvso7snJ?domain=knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com
    This displays in the ejournal portal but it doesn't show in Summon or the MARC record. I've been told that it will show in Summon after the next release, but there are no plans to make it show in the MARC record. This is a problem for users when they check our catalogue for holdings.

    5 votes
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  14. Best bets and Database Recommender icon differentiation

    We use both the Best Bets and Database Recommender features to promote databases in the context of a Summon search. We use the Best Bets feature to promote key databases for a subject and we use the Database Recommender feature to promote databases not indexed in Summon. Due to the tags used, a search will often retrieve both Best Bets and Database Recommenders. We would really like to either be able to customise the icons or have a different icon for each feature?

    4 votes
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  15. Add a French Dictionary/Encyclopedia (3rd search results pane)

    As a francophone (French-speaking) library, we would like to be able to add an authoritative dictionary/encylopedia whose topics can be displayed in the 3rd search results pane. Much like Wikipedia and other encyclopedias.....

    Suggestions - Universalis.fr, Larousse.fr, etc.

    4 votes
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  16. Responsive Design layout : Opting out of Topic Explorer for Single Column displays (cell phones)

    When using Summon on a cell phone with Topic Explorer, Wikipedia (when enabled) is on top - appearing to be the "number one" result. While having this in a side column is fine, we'd rather not have it so promonent on smaller screens.

    4 votes
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  17. Top menu bar - Feedback, Help, Language

    Some suggestions for the top menu bar.
    - Allow enable/ disable for Feedback & Help in top menu. Currently, feedback and help are able to pointing to specific links. But not able to disable/ enable the links.
    - Move the language dropdown to the top menu, instead of under the manual button then click and select from the dropdown. It's not easy for patron to find out this option and change the language.

    4 votes
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  18. 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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  19. Lengthy Topic Explorer

    The current Topic Explorer is so lengthy, possible to shorten it?
    The whole page look very wordy.

    It would be good if we can add the logo of the resource also.

    4 votes
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  20. Results Beyond Your Library's Collection

    Add "Results Beyond Your Library's Collection" as a filter to the "Refine Your Search" Area.

    4 votes
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