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  1. Make View Changes in Client Center Exportable

    We'd really appreciate if the View Changes in Client Center had an exportable format, such as Excel.

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  2. Allow publishers ability to search their content in Summon

    Publishers whose content is uploaded into Summon should be able to view how these records look from a librarian's perspective. Can a publisher receive some sort of admin account for this? This would make answering our accounts' questions about our records much simpler.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Opt out of Catalog Match-and-Merge but Keep Full-Text Augmentation

    One of the most valuable features of Summon is the full-text indexing augmentation of physical collection catalog records. The feature allows discovery of many items that wouldn't be found otherwise.

    Unfortunately, if a site opts out of catalog match-and-merge, it loses full-text indexing of its physical collection. I propose separating the configuration of the two features so that a site could opt out of merging its metadata with metadata from other sources but still take advantage of the full-text augmentation.

    43 votes
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  6. Customize Content Type facet to display content from specific publications

    We received the following request from a teaching librarian today:

    Is it possible for all of the articles in the publication Government Finance Review to show up under the Trade Publications limiter in Summon?

    It seems like it would be a good feature to make this customizable at the institution level.

    3 votes
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  7. Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

    Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

    7 votes
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  8. Volume & Issues

    In API, may provide Volume & Issue option too to add in each and every journal titles. Once in A-Z list choose by user may select his own required Year, Volume, issues and ToC below in each title.

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  9. 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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  10. 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.

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  11. Make it easier to add hyperlinks to custom panels

    At present, URLs can only be added to custom panels with HTML. It would be good to have the option of using the rich text editor (or, failing that, adding a URL below the panel's main text, as is possible with Best Bets)

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  12. 360 Link citations - add Harvard style

    We would like to add the Harvard style as an option when exporting citations in 360 Link.

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  13. API HEAL-Link database Direct ingtestion in Summon

    The customer University of Aristotle in Greece, needs an API which make direct ingestion for Heal -Link database. This database is importante for Aristotle.
    The customer knows this database is ingested and updated automatically into EDS

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  14. Allow full replacement marc uploads without having to approve the load in the content ingestion interface.

    Allowing for full marc record loads without additional approval in the admin interface would decrease the number of steps needed for libraries who wish to always do full marc record replacements. It would also make record upload automation possible through custom scripting or services such as Innovative Interface's Scheduler.

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  15. Allow admins. to add more links to hamburger menu

    Allow for custom links to be added to the hamburger menu

    57 votes
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  16. DB recommender - html formatting

    We would like to be able to apply HTML formatting in the "database's description" field.
    For the moment, it doesn't recognise the tags unlike the public database note field.
    Furthermore, we would like to see the "public database note" displayed in the Database recommender.

    4 votes
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  17. DB recommender - tags export feature

    We would like to be able to export the list of databases and the tags used for the recommender.
    Furthermore, it would be nice if we can import the completed list.

    15 votes
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  18. Support IPv6

    Our Institution just added a few IPv6 addresses and will expect more in future, we hope Summon can support IPv6 so that our patrons can be authorized by Summon via IPV6 addresses.

    10 votes
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  19. Show whether "We only subscribe to some titles" is an option.

    When you search a title and need to choose a database to subscribe in, it is not clear until you subscribe to the database whether "We only subscribe to some titles" is an option. It would be great if we could see in advance whether we are going to be able to select that option before subscribing to that database, either in the list of database options or in the database details. This would prevent a lot of extra clicking and frustration.

    9 votes
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  20. Improvements to manage larger sets of volatile Best Bets

    To manage Best Bets more rigourously I would offer this additional functionality:
    a) Export all current best bets to Excel (Much simpler to manage and check for currency outside of admin interface)

    b) Provide a way to mark all existing Best Bets for deletion with one click so that the updated spreadsheet (from point a) can be imported to Summon without requiring every existing Best Bet to marked for deletion to prevent duplications.

    28 votes
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