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  1. En la Base de Datos Ingebook que está indexada en Summon, no recupera todos los libros que tiene suscritos.

    En la base de datos de Ingebook que está indexada en summon, no están bien indexados todos los libros de Ingebook. Solicito que se contacte con la empresa Ingebook y se le pida los metadatos correctos para que se recuperen todos los libros de Ingebook a través de Summon

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    • Distinguish between author and editor in Summon results and citations

      Before RDA, catalogue records did not clearly distinguish between the author and editor of a work, so Summon could not do this either. We would like Summon results and citations to separate author and editor, where this is possible. This would be particularly helpful when exporting citations to reference manager software such as RefWorks. Currently editors are always imported into the author field. This has caused our users problems as it means their references are inaccurate, unless they notice the problem and manually fix it.

      In RDA, terms such as author and editor can be added to the names given…

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      • Summon topics should yield Credo topics--not just Credo articles--when relevant

        For example, a Summon search on "cyberbullying" in our instance retrieves the Credo article "Taking on the School Bullies." The Credo topic page "Cyberbullying" is more relevant, but Ex Libris reports, "Showing the Credo topic page is out of scope for the topics feature."

        I would like Summon topics to retrieve Credo topics results, especially when they're more relevant than Credo article results.

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        • Stop match and merge different editions from local catalog

          In the local catalog different editions have their own records, and it is important for our users to find the right edition. In Summon sometimes local catalog records merge with other local catalog records so that several editions are shown as one. This makes it difficult for our users to see what edition they are looking at. We would very much like Summon not to merge different catalog records from the local catalog with each other.

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          • Create an Alexa skill and Google Home app to run (or at least launch) Summon searches.

            "Hey Google, search [my library] for [topic]"
            "Alexa, search [my library] for books by [author]"

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            • Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

              Can you please index the individual titles from Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology & ULLMANN'S Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry within Summon.

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              • Expanding the Credo content connected to records used by Summon Topic Explorer.

                Credo has content that should be showing up in the Topic Explorer box, but it's not because that content isn't connected to the records Summon searches for Topic Explorer content.

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                • The ability for Summon libraries to edit the MARC records in 360KB would be very useful

                  The ability for Summon libraries to edit the MARC records in 360KB would be very useful.

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                  • Add union catalog as limiter/filter

                    Summon does a great job searching our local catalog. I'd like to be able to add our statewide union catalog (OhioLINK) as a second, separate catalog and allow users to click a filter to "add in" results from that catalog if they don't find the book they're looking for in their initial search. Right now we have to have users link out to OhioLINK and do a separate search - I'd like to keep them in Summon for union catalog searching.

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                    • Utilizing Talis Aspire Item linking API

                      Talis Aspire Reading lists have an 'item linking API' which can be used to improve Summon search features. This linking API can provide information whether search results items are part of the Reading lists. It will hugely benefit Talis Aspire customers if this integration can be achieved. Thank you.
                      More information can be found at:
                      https://support.talis.com/hc/en-us/articles/205715012-Item-linking-API

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                      • Add Mendeley on 'Export to...' drop-down list of reference managers

                        ...instead of using the web importer, just like RefWorks.

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                        • Integrate BrowZine with Summon

                          When searching for a specific journal it would be nice to have a link such as ‘View latest articles from this journal’ or ‘View table of contents’ and have the latest articles display in the right pane (with a link at the bottom to view all issues) - this could be similar to how bX Recommender is integrated via the ‘Related articles’ link. This could work nicely with a service such as BrowZine.

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                          • Create an LTI for Summon so that it can be integrated into LMS (Canvas or others).

                            We want to integrate Summon into our Learning Management Ssystem (LMS) which is Canvas. The easiest way to do this is if we use an existing library service that has an LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability').

                            Libraries who add search option are using some kind of library LTI product. That's the only way to add something in the sidebar of a Canvas course. Our ILS/catalog does not off an LTI application for connecting it to an LMS. It would be a great improvement if Summon offered an LTI.

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                            • Create system agnostic ways to integrate with the UI e.g. chat and readings

                              At the moment, you have to cross your fingers and hope ProQuest/ExLibris partner with the system you want integrated. For example Summon supports LibraryH3lp, Springshare's LibAnswers or OCLC's QuestionPoint chat widgets. We use a different system. I would like to see fields in the Admin console that are not provider specific. e.g. Enter your chat widget code here. Similarly we would like to see integration with our course readings system. That system has APIs that would allow us to link out to lists based on a course/unit code search. It would be great if there was a way to introduce…

                              28 votes
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                              • Integrate RightFind API to show article sharing rights in Summon search results

                                We suggest integration of the RightFind API as an available feature in Summon, so that the RightFind sharing information becomes directly viewable in the Summon search result for articles, journals and books.

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                                • Print PDA

                                  PDA is on the increase so it is essential that Summon can integrate for both PRINT and Electronic PDA.

                                  Print PDA are currently records from Library Management System however Summon only links to Catalogue which is too many steps. Solution would be to link to PDA Request form directly from the Summon Record.

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                                  • Integrate LibGuides Database A-Z list into Summon search

                                    We add all our databases and library resources as Best Bets so that users can find them when they search Summon. This doesn't work particularly well as the Best Bets search and display functionality is minimal.

                                    We also maintain a complete Database A-Z list in LibGuides. It would save staff time and provide a better user experience if these could be indexed in Summon using the LibGuides API (as our LibGuides are indexed in Summon), instead of relying on Best Bets which isn't suited to this task.

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                                    • Allow URLs for OPAC and ILL tools to change based on Summon UI language

                                      Put the base URLs for OPAC and ILL tools into the language translation tool, so a different URL may be used based on the language chosen by Summon user. Currently we are forced to use custom JS to make this happen.

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                                      • Add Cite Them Right as option for exporting citations

                                        Cite Them Right is a citation service similar to Citace.com and EasyBib that is gaining popularity. To support individuals and institutions who want this option, we would add this option where other citation services are currently offered in Summon. Institions should be able to choose to turn this on or off as an option. It should be included as an option under the Export To lists found in the menu behind the elipses (...) menu for each search result. It should also be available as an option for Export To in the Saved Items folder.

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