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  1. Open Access databases on the 360 KB

    Please provide a filter or category to look up Open Access databases on the 360 Client Center.

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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. Facet search results by Custom Database Name

    As to Database Facet, it is recommended to facet search results by "Custom Database Name" field instead of default "Database Name" field.

    15 votes
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  4. Content Ingestion report - internal processing error

    I think it would be useful if the record ID was included in this report so that we know which records are missing from summon.
    At present this just seems like a black box; we have no idea what the problem is, how it is resolved and when/if it is resolved.

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  5. Provide cloud storage with a login for saved items

    It is confusing for the saved items to disappear. It would be great if users could log in to Summon to save their items.

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  6. Westlaw UK (Thomson Reuters) - adding new indexing metadata

    Westlaw UK is currently a 0 titles database in the Client Centre (Code AYDUG).

    Can the metadata be acquired from the provider and added to the index?

    12 votes
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  7. Adding Mendeley as an Export Option for citations in Summon

    I'd be interested to know (based on feedback from library colleagues and users at my institution) whether it's possible to add Mendeley to the list of Export Options for references in Summon.

    I understand that Mendeley users can currently export from Summon in some form, but they need to have an additional tool (the Mendeley Web Importer bookmark) in place in order to do this.

    Would it be possible to add this to the Export Options list so users can export references in the usual way? I understand this is already in place for other providers, e.g. Refworks, Zotero, Endnote…

    63 votes
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  8. Set up ‘search within’ functionality for ProQuest One Literature in Summon

    Would it be possible to set up 'search within' functionality in Summon for the One Literature database? I understand that this is not currently possible at present so have been recommended to suggest this via the Ideas Exchange.

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  9. Update Summon Citation Generator to Current Editions

    The citation generator in Summon is not using the most current style guides. In particular, we are most concerned about APA, AMA, and MLA. We request that those are updated to the most current versions and the Knowledge Center article updated accordingly. Thanks!

    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Summon/ProductDocumentation/SearchinginTheSummonService/UsingResults/Summon%3AExportingSearchResultsandSavedCitations

    8 votes
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  10. Workable automatic authentication of ExLibris books purchased in Summon

    Can we please have an automatic authentication system for ExLibris books we purchase that works? The current system does not work.

    We have had significant problems with a delay between purchasing a books via ExLibris and these books being searchable in our Summon- backed library site (books purchased on 22.9 are still not viewable on 2.11 - despite countless emails and tickets).

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  11. Linking correct URL: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA (AABBV)

    For some titles in this database not only one but several URLs are stored in the Client Center. Then the correct URL is not always selected and the link to the full text does not work correctly. Although the link leads to the Ebook Central platform and the correct title is opened, but access does not work. A message appears that this title is not available. Then the correct URL must be added manually in the Client Center as "User-specific URL". Work can be saved and processes simplified if the workflow is set to automatically use the correct URL of…

    17 votes
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  12. Add OSCOLA as a referencing output option

    We have a Law school who use OSCOLA (https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/publications/oscola) as their referencing style.
    Would any other Summon users find it helpful if this referencing style could be added to the output options?

    3 votes
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  13. "Automatic holdings management" process for database "eBooks on EBSCOhost" (CZZ)

    We buy single title e-books from ebsco regularly and have to activate the titles manually in the Client Center (database "eBooks on EBSCOhost"). It would make things much easier if there is a "automatic holdings management" process for this database.

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  14. Summon over Alma: Change Alma Service Page UI language by Summon UI language

    For Summon over Alma clients, Summon is the only OPAC for patrons. At present, only 1 direct link rule can be set. The link rule to Alma Service Page has language parameter, but it cannot be set by Summon UI language differently from Primo. We'd like to request that Summon has the feature to set multiple languages parameters by Summon UI language. Currently, from Summon English page results, Alma service page displays Japanese UI. This is inconvenient for English patrons.

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  15. endnote

    The EndNote export format includes three very long URLs - all of which are useless. They appear in the RIS file as U5, U6 and UR. I would like the ability to remove or suppress these fields

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  16. add subject and abstracts columns in the upload template

    we have some library specific databases for information not available yet (no agreements with the publisher etc.). The titles in these databases have no subject or abstract information. It would be great when this information could be added. (add subject and abstracts columns in the upload template)

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  17. Yordam automatic content update at Summon

    This is a request to have the possibility to automatically download/upload local content from Yordam to Summon rather than the librarians upload the files manually to Summon FTP. This can be done by a script and for some OPAC, this is already happening e.g, SirsiDynix automatically uploads at Summon. Can this automation be also done for Yordam?

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  18. Increase limit on collected search strings in OBI usage statistics

    OBI usage statistics keep track of the 200 - 500 search strings per month performed by users. These are available in the Summon Popular Searches report available in OBI.

    It would be useful to have access to a more complete list of search strings each month though, in order to perform analysis such as subjects of interest to users or search trends over time.

    This enhancement request proposes to increase the amount of search strings recorded. A preferred options would be to allow institutions to set how many search strings would be recorded per month (ie. ranging from none to…

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  19. Label Kind of Open Access item linked to

    Identify the kind of open access version being linked to -- preprint author submitted copy, same-as-published, post-print, etc. While it may not always matter if the open version of a published work is the same as the peer-reviewed, published version, when it does matter, it can be critical -- especially in health sciences. But it's also important for novice researchers to understand what is "almost published" and what was actually reviewed and published.

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  20. Add more journal platforms (American College of Physicians) to Resource Link Prioritization List in Summon

    This could go with other journal titles as well. Our institution subscribed to 2 titles through American College of Physicians with pretty extensive holdings. The titles can also be found via our subscription to ProQuest, but with more limited holdings. When users search for a title in Summon, they will only see the ProQuest holdings and then be told we do not carry the resource. I think adding more individual platforms to Resource Link Prioritization list will fix this. Thanks!

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