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

    Add link back to client center from Summon admin console

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  2. Ability to match language settings of Summon with 360Link

    The interface language of Summon and 360Link has no connection.
    So, when linking from Summon to 360 Link, abroad students have to change both language settings of Summon and 360Link.
    This is inconvenient for abroad students.

    12 votes
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  3. Statistics for Best Bets

    I would love to get data on how effective our Best Bets are in Summon -- to get a sense of how often users are engaging with a Best Bet to find information or a resource, based on certain anticipated searching behavior. Such data would help me to decide how much time to invest in crafting future Best Bets -- particularly the tags. But I could also include the data in annual reporting.

    12 votes
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  4. 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.

    12 votes
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  5. 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

    12 votes
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  6. 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.

    11 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 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.

    11 votes
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  9. 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

    11 votes
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  10. 11 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Support IPv6

    Our Institution just added a few IPv6 addresses and will expect more in future, we hope Summon can support IPv6 so that our patrons can be authorized by Summon via IPV6 addresses.

    10 votes
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  15. 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

    10 votes
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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.

  16. 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.

    10 votes
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  17. Expand Best Bets Characters to include :

    This would enable best bet recommendations for book and article titles that have a subtitle.

    At the moment tags for best bets have limitations on the types of characters that can he used i.e. letters, numbers or any of the following symbols (-_ .&/'@#). Colons (:) cannot be used. It would be very helpful to be able to use colons because of how common they are in titles. Our zero result usage stats show that our users are searching article titles that include a colon.

    10 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).

    10 votes
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  19. Summon configuration screens should prompt you to save changes

    Some of the Summon configuration pages are getting very long. You don't see the Save button clear at the bottom unless you scroll.

    Please add a reminder prompt if someone makes settings changes, but doesn't press Save. I tried to change the book/ebook setting three times before I figured out why it wasn't taking effect!

    10 votes
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  20. Allow Best Bets to be date-limited

    It would be great to have date-limited best bets so it's easier to promote events, programs, etc. If implemented, it would be good to include a checkbox option to designate if a post is persistent or date-limited.

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