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  1. Add "Council of Science Editors" (CSE) to Cite this Item options

    Faculty has requested that Council of Science Editors (CSE) formatting style be added as an option in Summon's "Cite this Item" drop-down menu.

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  2. 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/eLvHCXMwY2AQNtIz0EUrE0D9QgTgABLtygjJ8RyJ-j4GrAdlJZWDN08BesUZudnJII7jrqQxZTQHWk5QOdC7soAdrNTYGlLyP4yHxjP8TQiqUJsNQ1AO9MNQV3wQxhZ-3A-Magk0HBtiLVJm6CDCygHQZCDEypecIMXPAiqFKEQcwVcqtOYo5CJtJZmaIMMm6uIc4euhDD4qFjLvEQtxmJMfAmghaq55WAN7SlSDAoGCYlW6SlpqQap6ZamFiagfo7KRbAOtIoMdnSwsQ4RZJBFKtZUjjEpRm4wKeJgkcFZBhY04CpNlUW5js5cMgAAHTYbd8

    97 votes
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  3. New LexisNexis / Nexis Uni linking solution

    It feels like a very small minority of links to Nexis Uni content resolve successfully. I've opened a number of support tickets without much progress, only to be told that LexisNexis/Nexis Uni simply doesn't work well with the OpenURL resolver. I'd like more development work to go into this connection as it renders a large amount of content in a very popular database inaccessible.

    39 votes
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  4. Option to remove Language button from the burger menu if necessary

    The option for Language (English) appears in the menu even if you are only making English available. If there is only one language available, users should not see an option to select another.

    2 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Sorting results by citation counts

    Some databases have an option to sort results by citation counts. This function is also beneficial for Summon user. In fact, I have received requests for this function from some of end users .

    6 votes
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  7. I wanted to ask whether the possibility of being able to modify proximity search searching has been considered?

    We had proximity search settings set in EDS so that words entered in the keyword box had to be within 3 or 4 words of each other, (if I'm remembering correctly). That seemed to be a good happy medium for our users so that phrase searching wasn't needed. It's an adjustment for those used to EDS of now needing to put phrases in quotes, capitalize boolean operators, and this really broad threshold for proximity searching when using Summon.

    1 vote
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  8. Allow A-Z order for Best Bets admin display

    When you have a long list of Best Bets and they don't automatically get ordered alphabetically, the admin work becomes quite unpleasant when editing/removing entries etc.

    30 votes
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  9. Add DOI registered by other registration agencies than CrossRef to "Citation Trail".

    It seems that recent "Citation trail" is referring DOI registered by CrossRef.
    But there are many publishers and universities in the world which use DOI registered by other registration agencies like JaLC, KISTI, CNKI and so on. It would be beneficial for Summon users in the world if it could be realized.

    35 votes
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  10. Full text link

    Must provide full text link PDF in the first result page itself, to click and get for users very easily

    25 votes
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  11. Allow configurable for "Export To" function

    HKPL suggested to be configurable for "Export To" function, allow enable/disable it, as well as enable/disable different export types (that is RefWorks, EasyBib, EndNote, Zotero, BibTeX, Citavi).

    6 votes
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  12. export search results

    It would be helpful if users could export an entire set of search results without first having to send them to the folder one by one. If it's too complicated to engineer a way to "select all" with any quantity of results, perhaps just being able to "select and export all" when there are fewer than 100 results would be of some use.

    77 votes
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  13. Add ability to apply your EZproxy to the DOI field links in Summon search results

    Currently in Summon search results, the DOI field provides a link that does not include EZproxy. So users might get to the item via this DOI link but since they have not arrived there through EZproxy, they might not be properly authenticated for access. Please give the option to prepend your EZproxy URL to the DOI links.

    2 votes
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  14. Library Locations > Translation in english

    The library's locations are currently displayed in German only. We would like to add the English terms.

    With the language setting "German" the locations should be displayed in German - as it is currently. In addition, the terms of the locations should be displayed in English in the language setting "English".

    26 votes
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  15. Ability to default exclude ebook chapters from search results

    I would like the ability to exclude ebook chapters from Summon search results via Summon Admin > Refine Your Search like with the Exclude Newspaper Articles Enabled function.

    1 vote
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  16. Add library location and genre to advanced search options

    Several facets are already on the advanced search option screen, but we'd like to see added the library location facet and genre for those that use the advanced search feature regularly.

    26 votes
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  17. Link author headings from different sources in Summon

    We want to link author headings from different sources in Summon.

    Currently, we have two styles of author headings appearing in Summon. One set comes from the bibliographic records in our local catalogue and is based on Library of Congress name authority headings (i.e. surname, first names, date of birth). The other set comes from the records in our institutional repository and uses Dublin Core (i.e. surname, initials).

    We do not want to change the data input style for either system as both headings are equally valid.

    However, we would like the ability to link the author headings coming from…

    2 votes
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  18. Make the Saved items folder permanent when authenticated

    At the moment, the saved items folder is temporary, even when you are logged in via your Microsoft or Google account.

    We'd like it if users could retain their saved items (as well as their searches) when authenticated.

    7 votes
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  19. Include Selected Facets in Zero Results Analytics

    In the Summon OBI analytics, you can create a Zero Title Searches report, which includes how many times the search was conducted as well as the "Search Origin." The search origin provides the information on the cause of the search coming up with zero results that can either be due to a "search" or "facet."

    Currently, we can't see precisely what facets the user had selected while searching that provided zero results. We believe that including details on which facets were present during the failed search would be extremely beneficial.

    11 votes
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  20. Allow more than 2 custom panels to be expanded by default

    At present, no more than 2 custom panels in the right-hand section of the Summon results page can be expanded by default. Others are only accessible by a More... link. Give libraries the option of setting how many custom panels are open by default.

    9 votes
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