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  1. Apply Open Access Indicator only when link in search result is open access

    Because article-level linking is not yet available for some open access databases, Summon is providing links in to non-open access sources while displaying the Open Access Indicator which is confusing for those searching Summon without the credentials for accessing licensed resources. Example: http://tinyurl.com/yd6qc22w Levasseur, T. J. (2012). THE ENVIRONMENT CONTAINS NO "RIGHT" AND "LEFT": NAVIGATING IDEOLOGY, RELIGION, AND VIEWS OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SOCIETY. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies, 11(33), 62-88.

    Either include in the Summon result a link to the open access database where a publication is available open access, or remove the Open…

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  2. Filter search results in the Ebook and Journal portal (EJP)

    The EJP is a good way to find full text journals by subject area, however, once you have searched or browsed to a subject, there is no way to narrow your search any further except to show only open access titles. It would be helpful to restrict results to recent books or journals with current access, or to peer-reviewed sources, for example.

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  3. Allow to limit search results by word or page count, or a document length range

    This should get rid of minor articles such as might appear when searching in newspapers. Also, it might help in further weeding-out book reviews. Plus, there are times users want articles that discuss an issue in-depth and they don't want a 2-page article from some journal. Conversely, I've helped users who get huge articles from journals who would like to find articles that are just 3-4 pages in length, etc.

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  4. Add options in advanced search

    Improve advanced search by enabling
    1. Option to exclude Open Access content (see only subscribed content)
    2. Option to exclude library collection (see only non-subscribed content)

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  5. There is no way to mass unapply database filters (except by clearing all filters).

    When you apply database filters to a search term and then start a new search, those databases still show as selected and you have to untick them one by one. The only way to clear them is either manually or by using "Clear all filters", but that also clears other filters such as fulltext online, etc.

    Can we have an option to mass unapply database filters?

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  6. Correcting Status of "online-first" Citations

    Aggregators, such as EBSCOhost, post articles on their websites only after the publisher adds the content in a journal issue. However, they do not take this information into account when providing their coverage dates.

    Because of this issue, citations in Summon for such "online-first" articles (such as the ones at https://www.tandfonline.com/action/showAxaArticles?journalCode=tsri20) may link to an error message if the institution subscribes to the journal via an aggregator and not the publisher.

    Since "online-first" records have a publication (SSID) and a publication date, if you subscribe to the journal and the article publication date falls within your dates of coverage,…

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  7. Make the 50-item limit on Saved Items in Summon configurable.

    You can only save 50 items in the saved folder in Summon. It is not configurable.

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  8. Database recommendations based on content type facet

    Currently the database recommender is powered by tags (and an algorithm based on the result set?). We would like for the content type facet to also power database recommendations. For example, if the music facet is selected, Naxos is recommended. If the standards facet is selected, Standards Australia is recommended. The new database facet assists with this to a degree, but it is not foolproof.

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  9. Add NoodleTools to the Citation export option in the Summon results list

    INclude NooleTools Citation platform under the "export to" options for items int he results list.

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  10. add "film review" content type

    Summon has a "book review" content type, but no "film review" content type.
    There is no intuitive way to find film reviews, which may be tagged as "book review." This can be confusing when searching for reviews of a book that was made into a movie.

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  11. Link to all full-text options from within Summon results, alongside 1-click

    Given the new issues with framed resources and the sidebar, I'd like to suggest the option to add a link to all full-text sources for a given article directly within the Summon results. That way, even with the sidebar turned off, users can still find alternative sources of full-text if the "top" source from 1-click doesn't work as expected.

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  12. Index the Journal of Clinical Ethics at the article level

    I've been receiving reports from users that note linking to specific articles in the Journal of Clinical Ethics via Summon is currently problematic. The article links in Summon will bring users to the latest issue of appropriate journal, but not to the article specified.

    Here’s four examples that have been noted:
    De Vries, RG, Paruchuri, Y, Lorenz, K & Vedam, S (2013) Moral Science: Ethical Argument and the Production of Knowledge about Place of Birth, Journal of Clinical Ethics, 24:3, 225-38.

    Howe, EG (2013) When a Mother Wants to Deliver with a Midwife at Home, Journal of Clinical Ethics, 24:3,…

    6 votes
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  13. Filter search results by original research and review article

    To be able to filter search results by original research and review article category from Summon search facet.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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 .

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  16. ability to disable message for the public display of A&I "not available"

    Allow library to choose whether to display or not display the "not available
    " message

    Can this portion of the A&I Detail page be configurable - while useful for the librarians, not so great a recommendation for the public, telling them all the places where their article isn't available.

    cf case # 00710757

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  17. 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.

    6 votes
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  18. 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).

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  19. Change the 'Citation Online' feature for the content type=Report for ASFA records when full text is available

    I would like to propose that the content type=Report for Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) records are changed so that ASFA records with Full text links can be shown instead of 'Citation Online' which is misleading to the client. We have inputted thousands of government document records in ASFA which have a full text link but these links are not currently displayed in the Summon Brief results. ASFA is no longer just an abstract and indexing database as it now includes links to full text publications and grey literature. This should be changed as it can impact all users…

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  20. Related items functionality should be implemented separately for journal articles and book chapters so you can opt in separately.

    We need the ability to turn off Chapters until it works properly. The book Reviews tab isn't an issue.

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