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  1. Topic explorer enable when advanced search.

    Using advanced search, topic explorer is not displayed now.
    I think it will be convinient if topic explorer is display when we using advanced search too.

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    • Ability to add custom pre-set publication date to facets, e.g. "Ten years".

      It is currently possible to use pre-set publication filters in the Publication Date facet, with "Last 12 months", "3 years" and "5 years" as options. However, it would be useful to toggle, i.e. both add and remove, pre-set publication filters for this facet in the Summon admin centre for Search Results and Advanced Search.

      2 votes
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      • "Citation Online" + Open Access logo in Summon

        In the Summon results page, the mention "Full Text Online" is replaced by "Citation Online" for results beyond library collection.

        I suggest an exception where this mention "Full Text Online" is not replaced for results beyond library collection, when these results are Open Access and when the Open Access logo is displayed.

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        • Show the details of contract with publishers concerning search target

          Contents which are searchable in Summon differ per publisher or database.
          It will be helpful for librarian if they could confirm the details of contracts about search target or the breakdown of search target in ClientCenter.

          4 votes
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          • Label peer-review results as such

            On the results page, add a label to each entry that is peer-reviewed (like you do for "open access" content).

            17 votes
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            • "Scholarly & Peer-Review" and "Peer-Review"

              The filter "Scholarly & Peer-Review" and just "Peer-Review" are both in the "REFINE YOUR SEARCH" facet. It would be confusing when users want to search for peer-reviewed articles. It should be "Scholarly items" and "Peer-Review."

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              • filter results by vendor and/or database name

                The ability for Summon to filter results by vendor and/or database name (IEEE, ProQuest, Taylor...).

                17 votes
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                • ability to add custom announcements to main page of our summon instance

                  ability to add custom announcements to main page of our summon instance. For example, a planned outage for 360 services

                  6 votes
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                  • Language selection

                    We have received complaints about the difficulty in changing the language on the Summon-page. It's not intuitive to have to click on the language you already see in order to get the other alternative/s. We would like the alternative you click on first to be called Change language or maybe just "language". As it is now, if I want to change language from Swedish to English, I first have to click on Swedish to get to the Language-menu and be able to chose English.

                    27 votes
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                    • Add public note text to Summon results

                      Display public note text onSummon results to show users access restrictions or special instructions that users should be aware of before clicking on an eResource link. This same info on the preview pane may be an option.

                      100 votes
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                      • Summon results not displaying custom coverage dates

                        On Summon results, show custom coverage dates next to links so researchers know what they should have access to before clicking on an e-Resource. The EJP seems to do this. Without this feature this is causing much frustration and confusion for users.

                        55 votes
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                        • Better Facet controls

                          The ability to set expand or collapse as default by facet; ability to add facets, remove facets and change facet order

                          54 votes
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                          • Ability to match language settings of Summon with those of linked contents

                            At present, the interface language of Summon and that of linked content has no connection at all.
                            So, sometimes abroad students have to change both language settings of Summon and those of contents.
                            It is troublesome and loses comfort in research.

                            11 votes
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                            • Add "sent from" box in "email this item."

                              Currently, if you want to email an item to another person, there is no space to indicate who the sender is.

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                              • Language-dependent custom panels

                                It would be a great addition if custom panels were language dependent and you can set that in the Client Center directly and easily. This way German contents would be displayed on the German side and English contents on the English side. The tool with Wikipedia already works like this.

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                                • sorting results by publication date

                                  The sort by publication date newest/oldest in Summon does not sort by the displayed publication date but by the merged record date which is invisible to the end user.

                                  The user is seeing the results screen and so it seems really odd to provide a publication date sort and then not allow the user to sort by the date that they can see since the behavior on the backend is entirely and completely transparent to them and doesn't seem to serve the user well by any stretch.

                                  There needs to be a true publication date sort that uses the *displayed*…

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                                  • Have the "search within" work for magazine or newspaper titles in the same way as it does for journal titles

                                    We just learned that only journal titles are linked in the results records to allow for easy "search within". I would like the same functionality for magazines and newspaper titles. This would support easier classroom instruction.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Make it possible to construct a search box for all online material plus physical material from one location only

                                      At present it is possible to construct a search box which excludes all physical material from one or more library locations. Unfortunately it also excludes physical material found at both those library locations and others, when these share a bibliographical record in the LMS. Make a truly location-specific search box possible.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Add 'Resource' to the facet menu

                                        To narrow down the Summon result by the valuable resource (database), please add 'Resource' to the facet menu.

                                        11 votes
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                                        • Add links to OA version in the citation record

                                          In the citation record, please add links to the OA version or make possible to add widgets for alternative searches. Ex: Google Scholar, OA button https://openaccessbutton.org/ , EmbedOA https://openaccessbutton.org/embedoa etc

                                          3 votes
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