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  1. Add autocomplete to search widget

    The widget should make suggestions for words and phrases as the user types into the search box. This should be the same functionality as is present on the default Summon search box.

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    • 8 votes
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      • Ability to remove the long URL when exporting from Summon to RefWorks

        When bibliographic data is exported from Summon into RefWorks the Summon link is included.

        Is it possible to not include this link for books specifically?
        Or to have an option to exclude the link.

        Currently they look like this: and as you can imagine this does not look good in a bibliography (We have to tell students to remove the links, which is far from ideal)

        Goleman, D. (2005). Emotional intelligence (10th anniversary ed.). New York: Bantam Books. Retrieved from http://staffs.summon.serialssolutions.com/2.0.0/link/0/eLvHCXMwY2AQNtIz0EUrE0D9Qg_TgABLtygjJ8RyJ-j4GrAdlJZWDN08BesUZudnJII7jrqQxZTQHWk5QOdC7soAdr_NTYGlLyP4yHxjP8TQiqUJsNQ1AO9MNQV3wQxhZ-3A-Magk0HBtiLVJm6CDCygHQZCDEypecIMXPAiqFKEQcwVcqtOYo5CJtJZmaIMMm6uIc4euhDD4qFjLvEQtxmJMfAmghaq55WAN7SlSDAoGCYlW6SlpqQap6ZamFiagfo7KRbAOtIoMdnSwsQ4RZJBFKtZUjjEpRm4wKeJgkcFZBhY04CpNlUW5js5cMgAAHTYbd8

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        • Facets usage - request to view 'excludes' as well as 'includes'

          A while back I was looking at our facet usage stats for 2017 to date, and I noticed that although we have Newspaper Articles excluded from searches by default, this facet has the highest amount of 'uses'. I asked Ex-Libris Support if this was because every search a user runs is, by default, including the exclusion of Newspapers as a facet use. I also asked if there was a way to get stats on the number of people who remove the exclusion of newspaper articles after running their first search.

          For an example, this was our top-used facet at the…

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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.

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            • 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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              • LC Call Number Browse Relevance Searching

                When searching by LC call number in Summon, it matches to the Cutter number as well as to the LC call number. The default "relevance" ordering doesn't put the call numbers that begin with the LC call number at the top of the list. There isn't a choice to force that ordering. In Alma, it is possible to search by shelf list, so it shouldn't be that difficult to do the same on the public side of a shelf list.

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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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                      • 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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                        • Provide a full list of failed records with my Content Ingestion Report

                          As a Summon administrator at a library, I would like to fix all of the records that fail Summon ingestion because of encoding errors, etc. Current Content Ingestion Reports only send information about the first 100.

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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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                            • 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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                              • 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.

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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.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • 360 Core "Automated Holdings Management" currently supports the ProQuest Ebooks providers only. This feed greatly reduces the amount of work

                                    360 Core "Automated Holdings Management" currently supports the ProQuest Ebooks providers only.
                                    This feed greatly reduces the amount of work to maintain ebook holdings by the librarians.
                                    It would be great if you could add the same feeds for Elsevier, Springer and EBSCO ebooks.

                                    28 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.

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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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                                        • 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.

                                          6 votes
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