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  1. Automatically searching for the corrected spelling

    Google-like searching using misspellings; automatically searching for the corrected spelling with a link to search the original misspelled terms; current behavior presents results using misspelling and link to search on corrected terms

    68 votes
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  2. Better Facet controls

    The ability to set expand or collapse as default by facet; ability to add facets, remove facets and change facet order

    54 votes
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  3. Open Access filtering and restriction

    Open-access resources should not need to be selected in a library's Intota instance to reliably indicate that they are accessible to the Summon user.

    Currently, when a user checks both the OA filter and the 'include outside sources' box, some resources present in results with the ambiguous message that they are open-access, but are unavailable or only obtainable via ILL (according to what text the library displays in this circumstance.) Users can't know which to believe- is it accessible or not?

    Since open-access resources brought into search results come from either a library's Intota selections or the Summon index, it…

    12 votes
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  4. 4 votes
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  5. Make citation formats customisable

    We would like to be able to customise the Harvard citation format to our house style, and to add custom citation formats to the list.

    30 votes
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  6. Ability to add Google Tag Manager information instead of Google Analytics

    Google Tag Manager is a Google Analytics toolf ro managing multiple tags for a single page or site. The ability to add the Google Tag Manager to the institution's site via the admin console.

    39 votes
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  7. 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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  8. Add Chicago Notes-Bibliography Style as an option for the citation generator.

    Chicago Notes-Bibliography (NB) style is the preferred citation style for historians, but Chicago Author-Date is the only option available in the automatic citation generator in Summon. As the formats are noticeably different, it would be useful to have both options available for users to choose from.

    5 votes
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  9. Add autocomplete to search widget

    The widget should make suggestions for words and phrases as the user types into the search box. This should be the same functionality as is present on the default Summon search box.

    11 votes
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  10. Add visibilty of local notes to item detail view

    Many libraries add additional notes to MARC records to enhance the findability of items and relevance of search results (e.g., a ToC or chapter listing when not already part of the record). Make these visable to the user.

    12 votes
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    This functionality has been added. To turn on public notes, go to the Admin Console under Settings > Search Results. At the bottom, there are options to “Display eResource Public Notes” and “Display eResource Location Notes”. Change the setting from Default to Custom and set the option to Yes, then scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save.

  11. Improve handling of duplicates with common titles

    Currently, Summon prevents certain common titles from participating in the match & merge process if they are on the "Bad titles" list or the reach a certain count in the "Overmatch" algorithm. This process should be improved so that "real" titles are allowed to merge.

    1 vote
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  12. In search results, make the journal title a link that takes you to a "Search Within the Journal" search page

    This would be similar to clicking on the author name to find additional articles by that author, but with the added "search within" capability.

    39 votes
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  13. 11 votes
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  14. Relevancy rankings

    Change relevancy rankings to push articles above books and e-books (or at least not favor books). Most Summon users want articles more than books.

    1 vote
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  15. Making available a list of the resources indexed in Summon Index

    It would be great to have an up-to-date list of what is in the Summon Index. Or have a new column in the Center Center for each database, indicating if it is in the Index or not.
    Today, when we select a database as "subscribed" in the Client Center, we are not sure whether this database is in the Summon Index or not. So we have to check in Summon by clicking "Add results beyond your library's collection" and see what shows up in the results. This is tedious.

    106 votes
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  16. Stop match and merge for client catalog records.

    We suggest a fully supported, optional, product feature to stop match and merge for client catalog records.

    In the result list of Summon where there are several links to resources, the titles are linked to only one resource, which most of the time is good. However when a print record from the local catalog is merged with an e-book, the link most often lead to the e-book and we have noticed that the print version of the book is very often not noticed by the user. Our library have no e-books in our local catalog so we would very much…

    19 votes
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    You can now stop match and merge for your catalog records. In the Summon Admin Console, under Content Ingestion > Catalog Merge Settings, simply drag and drop your catalog from the Include column to the Exclude column. If you have used this feature and have feedback, please send it to us!

  17. Create a method for searching an exact word which does not apply corrected spelling

    Create a method for searching an exact word which does not apply corrected spelling. Sometimes there are specific words that are not "normal" spelling which get change to variants and the term you are looking for disappears within a sea of results.

    e.g. frocta - a latin word gets changed to frota

    and you get 18,000 results - none of them the word we searched upon.

    6 votes
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  18. Add search history and allow searching with sets from the search history

    Filter options and relevance ranking is one way to search, explore and discover, but it has limitations. To combine previous searches is standard in all kind of bibliographic and full text databases and would be a true enhancement. Most professional information specialists lack confident in search systems that only rely on filter and relevance ranking. Give us boolean search using sets from the search history!

    137 votes
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  19. Make Scopus citations live links or change to make clear not live like WoS

    We have both Scopus and Web of Science. In Summon the WoS links are live but Scopus is simply a number. However, as they both look the same this leads to users thinking Scopus is not working properly. Can we either have a live link to Scopus or some change in the design to make it clear the Scopus link is nothing more than a number?

    28 votes
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  20. Provide an obvious way to return to search results from Saved Items folder

    Currently, in the Saved Items folder, the only way to return to the Summon search results is by clicking on an unmarked X on the right-hand side of the screen. This is confusing to users because there are so many other Xs on the page which remove or clear saved items.

    We suggest providing an obvious way to return to the search results from the Saved Items folder. This may be accomplished by making the browser’s “back” button work or by adding a “Return to Results” link.

    26 votes
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