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  1. Allow users to browse the "Virtual Shelf"

    The Virtual Shelf tab would appear for each record on the search results page. It would allow users to browse items based on the location of an item in the search results. Then the user could navigate through items "on the shelf".

    11 votes
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  2. Add sorting functionality to the Summon Course Reserves Citation List Display

    When Alma Course Reserves lists are displayed in Summon, there does not appear to be any order to the citations listed, making it very hard for patrons to find the citation they are looking for in that course. We would like to see the option added to determine the default sort of the display (alphabetical by title, alphabetical by author, date added, etc) AND the ability for users to resort the list themselves if the default sorting doesn't suit their needs.

    3 votes
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  3. Enable Czech Wikipedia within the Czech interface

    The users of the Czech user interface would like to be presented with Czech topics from cs wikipedia (https://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/) when searches are done in Czech.

    17 votes
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  4. Stack Map addition

    Please add the Stack Map to SUMMON:
    www.stackmap.io
    A Digital Platform For Indoor Mapping. Our platform can map any space and provide way-finding tools and digital browsing to help your customers and visitors ...

    1 vote
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  5. Apply the same tag to multiple Best Bets

    We enter our databases as Best Bets and add tags for their title and title variations. There are a few instances where we have multiple collections with similar title variations, such as Joanna Briggs Institute. It would be a great improvement if we could add the same tag to multiple Best Bets and have all of them display when that tag is searched; this would also be more consistent with how our database entries in our 'classic catalogue' can be searched.

    15 votes
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  6. Improve the COinS metadata to include e-book URLs

    Add ebook URLs to the Summon COinS metadata so it can be included when importing a bookmark or reference into other systems.

    The COinS metadata available in the HTML of a Summon results page includes valuable information such as record ID, title, ISBN but it doesn't include the e-book URL. This is a problem if you want to bookmark items to Zotero, Talis reading lists or other systems.

    4 votes
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  7. 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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  8. ability to disable message for the public display of A&I "not available"

    Allow library to choose whether to display or not display the "not available
    " message

    Can this portion of the A&I Detail page be configurable - while useful for the librarians, not so great a recommendation for the public, telling them all the places where their article isn't available.

    cf case # 00710757

    1 vote
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  9. Feedback form - allow it to "move on the page"

    When you click on the Feedback form, allow it to "move on the page" so that you can see "under" and around it - data sometimes is blocked by the rigid display and then you have to open another window in another browser to get around the feedback display. Also does not work well in a 2-monitor situation where I would expect to be able to "move" the feedback form to a second monitor to continue cutting and pasting on the summon display in the first monitor

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  10. Related items functionality should be implemented separately for journal articles and book chapters so you can opt in separately.

    We need the ability to turn off Chapters until it works properly. The book Reviews tab isn't an issue.

    2 votes
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  11. Increase Facet Limit

    Summon facets are currently limited to only display 100 values for performance reasons. Would it be possible to increase this or ideally remove the limit without causing performance issues?

    11 votes
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  12. Minimise requests by patrons for locally subscribed content by filtering via Summon Citation Linker

    As a small team processing many document delivery requests, it would be good to minimize the number of requests for items already held in locally subscribed e-journals. Proposing that citation details entered via a local online form could be submitted to the Summon Citation Linker for checking and identification of subscribed content. If held, a return to the patron of a link to the full-text content would be provided. If item is not subscribed, form information is forwarded to library staff as usual. Would greatly benefit both the requester who can receive access to required content instantly and also library…

    6 votes
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  13. Automatic holdings update message

    Change the link behind the 'New!xx/xx/2019' message that displays when Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA automatic holdings have been updated so that the link displays the updated titles themselves, not the summary screen of total titles held in the package.

    It's not possible currently to easily identify which titles have been added on that date to match against Libcentral & ensure all the titles we have access to display in Summon

    6 votes
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  14. OBI usage statistics : Access source IP address

    We would like to get the usage records of IP address to access Summon.
    Old Summon Usage system had provided it.

    8 votes
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  15. Integrate NII's "cites/cited by" Information to Citation Trail

    NII(National Institute for Informatics) provides "cites/cited by" Information.
    https://support.nii.ac.jp/ja/cia/manual_result
    It is very desireble to integrate this "cites/cited by" information to "Citation Trail", for there is not much Japanese article information in current "Citation Trail".

    4 votes
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  16. I would like Summon to have the functionality to connect to Endnote via Z39.50 allowing users to search all our resources.

    I would like Summon to have the functionality to connect to Endnote via Z39.50 allowing users to search all our resources. Currently, we can only set up a connection to our Voyager catalog in EndNote, and our Voyager catalog does not have records for all the journals and databases we subscribe to.

    8 votes
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  17. Publisher search

    It is too much required to add a publisher list in filter part to select search from specific publisher too

    4 votes
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  18. Add ability to exclude specific citations from full text rights based on 'advance online' - epub ahead of print - status.

    Add ability to exclude specific citations from full text rights based on 'advance online' - epub ahead of print -status.

    2 votes
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  19. OBI usage statistics : scheduling reports for email delivery

    It should be great if we can schedule usage reports to be sent automatically to a special email address every mounth

    10 votes
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    Moving this back to no status and adding a note to clarify. For Summon over Alma customers, we can schedule delivery of reports via email. But currently OBI statistics from the Summon UI are not covered under these reports.

    This idea covers reports and usage outside of Alma.

  20. Option to toggle WoS / Scopus citation counts in search results

    It would be good if we could choose to make either WoS or Scopus citation counts visible in Summon, instead of having to have either both or neither switched on.

    Because we no longer subscribe to WoS but do subscribe to Scopus, the only way we could get WoS citation counts removed from the Summon search results was to untrack Web of Science in Intota. We don't like to untrack resources that we've previously subscribed to, because doing so means we can't see any of the historical data attached to Web of Knowledge collection databases. This is just how Intota…

    4 votes
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