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  1. Norwegian OA collection within humanities and social sciences

    Unit – The Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research are administering an Open Access collection with journals within the humanities and social sciences. We would like this collection to be included in
    Alma's Community Zone.

    Name of the collection: 'Norske OA humsam-tidsskrift'

    270 votes
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  2. Austlit - Australian Literature Resource

    Add Austlit to Primo Central Index.
    A premier resource for research on Australian literature. A searchable, scholarly source of authoritative biographical, bibliographic, critical, and production information about Australian writers and writing. Includes full text of 200 works of Australian fiction and poetry, selections of children's literature, anthology of criticism, critical articles, review and surveys, and 300 items of early science fiction.

    https://www.austlit.edu.au/
    Info on full text: https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/5961938
    Publisher: AustLit
    Contact: info-austlit@austlit.edu.au
    NERS Request ID: 3506

    101 votes
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  3. Springer Nature Open Access Community Zone Electronic Collection

    This is a request to add a single free/open access collection for all Springer Nature free/open access journals. Currently there are 4 community zone collections in Alma with many overlaps:

    SpringerOpen Free - (CKB)613170000000000044

    BioMed Central open Access - (CKB)611000000000000500

    Bacon Springer Nature Global Open Access - (CKB)613780000000000900
    Springer Nature Oa Journals - (CKB)614910000000000075

    We’d like the addition of one single consolidated collection because having the above 4 collections is unnecessarily confusing for students and staff as they currently encounter so many electronic collections for the same journal/article even when different community zone electronic collection links in Primo end up…

    97 votes
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  4. Kanopy Streaming PDA

    Please add connections for the Kanopy streaming video database for Discovery (Summon) and the Knowledgebase (360 KB).

    95 votes
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  5. Missing target "TECTUM_ELIBRARY"

    Dear support

    Referring to the Salesforce Case 593244 there is a need for a new target for Ebooks in the Tectum E-library.

    Therefor I kindly ask you to create a target TECTUM_ELIBRARY

    The URL to the collection is the following: http://www.tectum-elibrary.de/

    Thank you and kind regards

    Marianne Cathomen
    Zentralbibliothek Zürich

    78 votes
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  6. Add Overdrive to 360 KB and Summon

    Many academic libraries are using this product. It would be good to have integrated into discovery systems.

    78 votes
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  7. Add Urbadoc database to Primo Central index

    Urbadoc bibliographic database indexes european architectural journals and can enrich PCI with unique references.
    It would be very useful to have this database searchable in Primo Central Index.
    Urbadoc has an OAI-PMH data provider. More info at: http://www.cnba.it/2017/09/28/novita-urbadoc/
    Urbadoc URL: http://www.urbadoc.com

    76 votes
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  8. Encyclopaedia Universalis, with availability type "Link resolver"

    Encyclopaedia Universalis collection already exists in PCI, but the availability type is "Link in Record". It makes it impossible for patrons to access the fulltext.
    The availability should be "Link resolver", so the library can manage its proxy settings in the link resolver.

    74 votes
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  9. Add VitalSource book collection

    We would like to add VitalSource book collection to ALMA CZ and CDI.
    This is an important platform of text books collection.

    https://www.vitalsource.com/

    Best Regards,
    Svetlana.

    The Neiman Library of Exact Sciences & Engineering | Tel Aviv University | Israel

    71 votes
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  10. NERS 2021 - CrossAsia / xasia - eBooks, eJournals, Repository

    Please add the CrossAsia / xasia collections to Alma CKB, SFX and/or PCI/CDI:

    xasia
    https://digital.crossasia.org/?lang=en

    Alma CKB, SFX, PCI/CDI:

    xasia eBooks
    https://crossasia.org/service/crossasia-e-publishing/crossasia-ebooks/
    https://crossasia-books.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/xasia?lang=en

    xasia eJournals
    https://crossasia.org/service/crossasia-e-publishing/crossasia-ejournals/
    (some e-journals are already in the Alma CKB, SFX: E-Collection "Open Journal System Heidelberg")

    PCI/CDI:

    xasia Repository
    https://crossasia.org/service/crossasia-e-publishing/crossasia-repository/
    http://crossasia-repository.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/

    NERS 2021 Request ID: 7528

    67 votes
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  11. Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften - BDSL

    As university library user I would like to retrieve contents from the Bibliography of German Literature and Literary Studies (BDSL) while searching in the Summon Index. This would enrich my search results with relevant resources in the field of German studies and also give me the possibility to get this database recommended.

    The Bibliography of German Literature and Literary Studies (Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften, BDSL) is the most important bibliographical database in the field of Germanic studies and German literature, covering information about publications on German language and literature since 1957 and including ca. 450.000 entries of monographs…

    67 votes
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  12. Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

    Add Avery index to architectural periodicals to Primo Central index and the community zone.

    65 votes
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  13. Add Unebook Collection to ALMA CZ

    Please add Unebook collection to the Community Zone. Unebook is the collection of books from all Spanish university publishers.

    63 votes
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    Hello,

    Thank you for your contribution.
    We will review this request for consideration in 2022, to be added to our Knowledgebase products.

    If any members of the community have a known contact person, please send their details to me directly.

    Best,
    Rael

  14. Bibliothèque numérique francophone

    The « Bibliothèque numérique francophone » (http://rfnum-bibliotheque.org/rfn/fr/Accueil) is an initiative of the Réseau Francophone Numérique (FRN) launched officially in April 2017. It brings together representative collections (photographs, newspapers, posters, maps etc) of ten members of the Network selected for their heritage interest: Royal Library of Belgium, Library and Archives of Canada, National Library of France, Bibliothèque Haïtienne du Saint-Esprit, National Library of Luxembourg, Bibliothèque et Archives Universitaires d'Antananarivo, Bibliothèque nationale du Royaume du Maroc, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire, Swiss National Library.

    Please add Bibliothèque numérique francophone as a new resource in Summon

    63 votes
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  15. HOPE

    Open access platform of the University of Zurich.
    URL: http://www.hope.uzh.ch/

    62 votes
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  16. add the collection utb studi-e-book license model

    add the collection utb studi-e-book license model
    The MARC records are available from: klapputh@utb.de

    61 votes
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  17. British Online Archives

    Records for publications contained in British Online Archives should be added to Primo Central. The resource is published by Microform Academic Publishers and is available at https://www.britishonlinearchives.co.uk/

    There are a number of collections within this resource (about 60). I am not sure whether all subscriptions offer the full range of content or whether the separate collections will need to be managed within Primo Central.

    They have full-text indexing of the materials so ideally this would be available in Primo Central too.

    58 votes
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  18. Jisc Historical Texts - Eighteenth Century Collections Parts 1 and 2

    The original idea is now marked as completed - https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/574345-content/suggestions/19523596-jisc-historical-texts

    However, There should be over 180,000 books in ECCO. It is ECCO parts 1 and 2. There are only 66,000 portfolios in the CZ at the moment. Can the remaining portfolios be added as a matter of urgency please?

    57 votes
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  19. FAO - Food and Agriculture Organisation publications

    FAO - have a huge amount of OA material available on their website. We would like to see the metadata for this available within the community zone. http://www.fao.org/publications/en/

    57 votes
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  20. 55 votes
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