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  1. Block titles across multiple databases

    We want to filter out several publications and publishers from wherever they might appear in our holdings, rather than having to go in and edit the title lists in individual databases in the Offline Date and Status Editor. Once you deselect titles in ODSE, the title list no longer updates automatically and you have to manually update the database lists. We keep seeing the same lousy titles showing up over and over again (especially in various Gale products) and it is a pain to edit them out of every single Gale collection and/or deselect entire databases.

    12 votes
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  2. Fix inconsistencies with HTML display in Custom Panel Sections between admin and production

    The editor for Pages > Custom Panel Sections is inconsistent with what's displayed in the Summon interface.

    Example #1--I attempted to insert a line break (<br>) in the title of the panel (to have a two-line header for the panel). After submitting, the admin tool properly displayed the line break. In Summon, however, the title displayed as a single line with the "<br>" displaying. It would be good if the panel title display in the admin tool matched how the title would display in Summon.

    Example 2: I was editing the panel in source mode and entered bold tags (<b>,…

    13 votes
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  3. Would love to be able to search the Summon Idea Exchange by date of submission of the idea! What's new!?

    Would love to be able to search the Summon Idea Exchange by date of submission? Possible? What's the latest hot enhancements from say, the last three months rather than the last three years?

    1 vote
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  4. Google Analytics 4

    Dear Summon
    It seems Summon has not supported Google Analytics 4(GA4) yet.
    Is it possible to update it to support GA4 and a customer can input a code which begins with NOT "UA-" in Summon Admin Console?

    20 votes
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  5. Separate out translation for 'Full Text Online' to be independent from full text content link label

    Request to separate translations out so we are able to change the facet label 'Full Text Online' independently without affecting the labels for our content links. We want our content links to use the same phrase as our other institutional systems, 'View online'. However, the phrase does not make grammatical sense as a facet label. At present these two labels are controlled from one phrase, 'Full Text Online' in translations.

    4 votes
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  6. Allow Best Bets to be date-limited

    It would be great to have date-limited best bets so it's easier to promote events, programs, etc. If implemented, it would be good to include a checkbox option to designate if a post is persistent or date-limited.

    10 votes
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  7. Send notifications when quarterly loads are live

    It would be great if notifications were sent to the content ingestion report subscribers when quarterly full loads (SUM-######) of library catalog and institutional repository records have been processed and are live in Summon.

    8 votes
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  8. We'd like the ability to add additional status options for databases in the data management module, for example, open access.

    Subscribed often means resources we pay for, it would be nice to be able to set an item status for databases that we obtain freely (open access) so we can better audit the systems.

    3 votes
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  9. Summon configuration screens should prompt you to save changes

    Some of the Summon configuration pages are getting very long. You don't see the Save button clear at the bottom unless you scroll.

    Please add a reminder prompt if someone makes settings changes, but doesn't press Save. I tried to change the book/ebook setting three times before I figured out why it wasn't taking effect!

    10 votes
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  10. 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)

    3 votes
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  11. 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…

    0 votes
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  12. 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!

    3 votes
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  13. 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.

    3 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

    Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

    12 votes
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  17. 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.

    1 vote
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  18. 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.

    32 votes
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  19. 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.

    17 votes
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  20. 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)

    5 votes
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