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  1. Configuring a ‘Collection Discovery’ search in Summon

    Unlike Primo customers, Summon users cannot navigate to the Collections Lobby to find items available as part of Alma Collections unless they click into the details page of a record and scroll down to the bottom where they are presented with the ‘see more from *** collection’. A simple search in Summon is searching within everything we have in Alma (and published to Summon) - so individual titles are appearing in the results. But the collection names are not searchable. Summon is not able to provide a similar "Collection Discovery" search to Primo. Summon' s design is not based on…

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  2. Provide cloud storage with a login for saved items

    It is confusing for the saved items to disappear. It would be great if users could log in to Summon to save their items.

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  3. Include Selected Facets in Zero Results Analytics

    In the Summon OBI analytics, you can create a Zero Title Searches report, which includes how many times the search was conducted as well as the "Search Origin." The search origin provides the information on the cause of the search coming up with zero results that can either be due to a "search" or "facet."

    Currently, we can't see precisely what facets the user had selected while searching that provided zero results. We believe that including details on which facets were present during the failed search would be extremely beneficial.

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  4. Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

    Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

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  5. open the "search within a journal" results in a new tab or window

    Clicking on a journal title to use the "search within a journal" feature eliminates the original search. It would be helpful to have this open as a search in a new window or browser tab so that the original search is not lost.

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  6. 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>,…

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  7. Create a facet for Abstracts (or Conference Abstracts)

    Abstracts are currently classified as Journal Articles, which causes confusion as readers are expecting to be able to read the full text of a published article that does not exist. Creating a facet for Abstracts would allow them to be correctly classified and would improve the user experience

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  8. 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.

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  9. Allow users to browse the "Virtual Shelf"

    The Virtual Shelf tab would appear for each record on the search results page. It would allow users to browse items based on the location of an item in the search results. Then the user could navigate through items "on the shelf".

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  10. 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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  11. Make combination of "Fulltext Online" and facet "Library Location" results possible

    Many of our patrons are interested in setting the filters to results available in the specific library location they are actually working in. They miss a functionality to combine fulltext results with the specific library holdings.

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  12. Ability to filter results by format in Summon, e.g. search for books, articles etc.

    As in Primo, provide a mechanism to allow users to search within specific indexes, e.g. to search books, journals, articles separately. This is particularly important when search results cannot be ranked as we would wish, e.g. journal articles before journal titles.

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  13. Increase Facet Limit

    Summon facets are currently limited to only display 100 values for performance reasons. Would it be possible to increase this or ideally remove the limit without causing performance issues?

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  14. Discover the DOIs not registered with CrossRef: problems with searching the italian titles by DOI numbe

    It would be really helpful to search for an article or chapter book, edited by italian publisher, through DOI number inside the relative eJournal Portal box or Citation Linker box
    Now, if I insert an "italian DOI number" a syntax error is showed or nothing happens (the page remain the same)

    In details
    with Casalini - Torrossa, is it possible reach directly the landing page through DOI URL -> ex. http://dx.doi.org/10.1400/209193

    with DarwinBooks and RivisteWeb both by il Mulino, the landing page is showed after clicking on a link inside a pop-up page generated by the "mEDRA engine"
    ex.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.978.8815/145901

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  15. 11 votes
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  16. 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).

    10 votes
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  17. "Refine Your Search" improvement with OR search

    It would be useful to be able to narrow down "Refine Your Search" items by multiplying high priority items by OR search. For example, it would be good to be able to narrow down the search to only those contents that fall under either "Library Catalog" OR "Full Text Online". Currently, when all items in "Refine Your Search" are checked, they are narrowed down by AND search.

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  18. OBI usage statistics : scheduling reports for email delivery

    It should be great if we can schedule usage reports to be sent automatically to a special email address every mounth

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    Moving this back to no status and adding a note to clarify. For Summon over Alma customers, we can schedule delivery of reports via email. But currently OBI statistics from the Summon UI are not covered under these reports.

    This idea covers reports and usage outside of Alma.

  19. 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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  20. 10 votes
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