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  1. Add an option to limit "Print resource"

    Summon has the refinement to filter the results to print books. We need an option to limit "Print resource" (not only book, but also, print journals, microfilms ...).
    Especially, Print journal is important for the customer Summon over Alma, since former ILS had it.

    8 votes
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  2. allow more content types to link out to resource from catalogue

    It would be great if catalogue records, which contains an 856, could link directly to the resource from Summon. At present this can only be done if the record is an eBook, eJournal or a Journal.
    Linking back to the catalogue record isn't an ideal scenario for the end user when all they wnat is to get to the online resource.

    8 votes
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  3. Add Publisher Press Books to 360 KB

    We are hoping to add the open access ebook "Unlocking the Digital Age: The Musician's Guide to Research, Copyright, and Publishing" in the 360KB but unfortunately it doesn't seem to be listed anywhere.
    URL: https://pressbooks.pub/musicresearch/
    I am wondering if it is possible to add the provider Pressbooks to the KB so that this title can be added.
    Please let me know if you need any other information.
    Thanks,
    Alaina Deane
    ERM Specialist
    Duke University Libraries

    8 votes
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  4. Add Provider: National Film Preservation Foundation

    Hello,

    We would like to add the open access title "Film Preservation Guide: The Basics for Archives, Libraries, and Museums" to the 360KB but unfortunately it doesn't seem to be listed anywhere.

    URL: https://www.filmpreservation.org/preservation-basics/the-film-preservation-guide

    I am wondering if it is possible to add the provider National Film Preservation Foundation to the KB and this title be added.

    Please let me know if you need any other information.

    Thanks,
    Alaina Deane
    ERM Specialist
    Duke University Libraries

    8 votes
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  5. Add Provider: Art Council

    Hello,

    We would like to add the open access title "The Cultural and Economic Trends of Cinema in Ireland and Wales" to the 360KB but unfortunately it doesn't seem to be listed anywhere.

    URL: https://www.artscouncil.ie/generic_content.aspx?id=10486

    I am wondering if it is possible to add the provider Art Council to the KB and this title be added.

    Please let me know if you need any other information.

    Thanks,
    Alaina Deane
    ERM Specialist
    Duke University Libraries

    8 votes
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  6. multi-site support

    We are based on 2 physical sites but due to subscription costs and specialisms of some resources, a number of our e-journals are restricted to one site. (the majority are now 2-site licences) - we have included all of them in summmon. Currently these resources show in the Summon search results but users on the other site just get dead links. We would like to be able to record these when we select them for the knowledgebase so users from the non-subscribing site just get a message saying to contact the library whilst users from the subscribing site get full…

    7 votes
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  7. Bento Box design for Summon Search results based on Content Type

    Have search results display in a Bento Box design based upon content type...(like Vufind...)

    7 votes
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  8. DB recommender - html formatting

    We would like to be able to apply HTML formatting in the "database's description" field.
    For the moment, it doesn't recognise the tags unlike the public database note field.
    Furthermore, we would like to see the "public database note" displayed in the Database recommender.

    7 votes
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  9. Do not allow Book Chapter and Journal Article records to match and merge with each other

    When the Book Chapter facet is applied, in multiple searches the majority of top results listed appear as Journal Article format. My understanding is that this is because Journal Articles an Book Chapters are allowed to match and merge, specifically in order to allow merging of serial monographs. However, many of the top results do not appear to be serial monographs, but actual journal articles. This is confusing for users, and the merges may be causing more frustration than good.

    7 votes
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  10. Content Ingestion report - internal processing error

    I think it would be useful if the record ID was included in this report so that we know which records are missing from summon.
    At present this just seems like a black box; we have no idea what the problem is, how it is resolved and when/if it is resolved.

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  11. Import LibAnswers by college in shared group systems

    Springshare's LibAnswers FAQs can be imported into Summon, but not for individual libraries in Springshare "shared group systems." In our case, the API url provided for the entire system is https://maricopa.libanswers.com/api/1.1 while the url for my college is https://maricopa.libanswers.com/api/1.1/faqs?iid=2299. The only API url recognized in Summon is the one that ends in 1.1 - for the entire system. This enhancement request is for Summon to allow existing API parameters to pull in LibAnswers FAQs by group. This will allow each group member to have their own FAQS (and not those of the entire group) imported into Summon. This functionality…

    7 votes
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  12. Include a "Library" facet and a "Location" facet

    For Summon institutions with multiple libraries, it would be useful to include facets for library locations and collection type locations.

    For example, users could filter by the library building using the "Library" facet, and also filter by collection type (ex. Stacks, Reference, Reserves) by using the "Location" facet.

    Currently with the "Library Location" facet, library buildings and collection locations are listed here and connected only with "OR". By separating them into their own facets, we can utilize the "AND" logic.

    Application example- We have students asking if we have a certain textbook that circulates. It would be great to search…

    7 votes
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  13. Search keywords should remain after logging in to EZProxy

    When users log in to EZProxy from the authentication banner at the top of Summon,
    the keywords they were searching just before will be reset, so users will need to enter the keywords again.
    It would be convenient for them if the search keywords were inherited even after logging in to EZProxy.

    7 votes
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  14. Make Unpaywall a trackable database in Summon

    Include Unpaywall as a standalone, discoverable and trackable database within the client centre. This would then remove the dependency on other databases that include OA content having been tracked in the Client Centre from Unpaywall linking and, therefore, discoverability in Summon.

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  15. 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]"

    6 votes
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  16. Create widgets that include limits by publication

    Currently you can create widgets with filters by discipline, content type, etc., but it would be very handy to create widgets that could search within a set of publications--for example, if you could add a query for a string of ISSNs and limit the search to certain highly specialized journals. This would be great for niche fields or some disciplines that are not represented in the list of disciplines (like rhetoric and composition).

    6 votes
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  17. Automatic holdings update message

    Change the link behind the 'New!xx/xx/2019' message that displays when Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA automatic holdings have been updated so that the link displays the updated titles themselves, not the summary screen of total titles held in the package.

    It's not possible currently to easily identify which titles have been added on that date to match against Libcentral & ensure all the titles we have access to display in Summon

    6 votes
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  18. 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.

    6 votes
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  19. Minimise requests by patrons for locally subscribed content by filtering via Summon Citation Linker

    As a small team processing many document delivery requests, it would be good to minimize the number of requests for items already held in locally subscribed e-journals. Proposing that citation details entered via a local online form could be submitted to the Summon Citation Linker for checking and identification of subscribed content. If held, a return to the patron of a link to the full-text content would be provided. If item is not subscribed, form information is forwarded to library staff as usual. Would greatly benefit both the requester who can receive access to required content instantly and also library…

    6 votes
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  20. Add link to local e-content that is owned by the library and may not be part of a subscription or database.

    Local e-content (pdf of purchased document; link to digitized image collections; link to proprietary capstone papers; etc.) should be easily located with a SUMMON search.

    6 votes
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