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  1. Add Firenze University press open access book collection

    Firenze University Press publishes the outcomes of academic research carried out by the University of Florence and by the national scientific community, with the aim at spreading them both at national and international levels.
    A certain number of these works are included in the open access catalogue.
    All publications are certified by the Editorial Board that coordinates the peer review process.

    It's possible harvesting data via OAI-PMH.

    Info: https://www.fupress.com/openaccess

    contact: info@fupress.com

    708 votes
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  2. 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'

    272 votes
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  3. Add a metadata correction layer for PCI

    Many times when we found wrong metadata in PCI and reported to Ex Libris for correction, it took them a long time to contact the data vendors to make the corrections. Sometimes they never can get response or correction from the vendors, and the wrong metadata stayed in PCI without any changes. The wrong metadata is really misleading and cannot generate the correct OpenURLs for users to reach the full text articles. I would suggest Ex Libris to build an internal metadata correction layer for the PCI data to improve its quality. With this layer, even the vendors don't correct…

    247 votes
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  4. MARCIVE GPO Database

    We would love to see MARCIVE's GPO database added to the PCI.

    For more details, see:
    http://home.marcive.com/gpo

    220 votes
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  5. La Mia Biblioteca

    Dear all,

    could you please create, in SFX, a new target MIABIBLIOTECAWOLTERSKLUWEREBOOKS , target service getFullTxt, for the italian ebook platform named La Mia Biblioteca < https://www.lamiabiblioteca.com/home> and add all the objects here attached?

    La Mia biblioteca is a one of the more comprehensive and extensive italian ebook collection about law and the related subject. The collection includes more than 4000 ebook title.

    Furthermore, could you please add the category Law and subcategory General and Others to each object?

    Regards,
    Elisa Minardi

    160 votes
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    Hello all,

    Over the past months we have attempted to reach out to this provider unsuccessfully.
    If anyone from the community has a contact person at La Mia Biblioteca please send us this information so that perhaps we can establish communication.
    If we cannot establish contact we will need to decline this request.

    Thank you,
    Rael

  6. Brepolis Databases

    Brepols Publishers is an international academic publisher of works in the humanities. The focus of its publications lies in "source-works" from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period. By this is meant critical editions of original texts and documents in their original language, reference works such as encyclopaedias, handbooks and bibliographies, as well as monograph studies and cutting-edge research.

    The following Brepolis databases (online encyclopedias, handbooks and bibliographies) would significantly enrich the indexes if there were added to Primo Central and Summon:
    - L'Année Philologique
    - Bibliography of British and Irish History
    - International Medieval Bibliography
    - Bibliographie…

    148 votes
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    under review  ·  Dana Sharvit responded

    After reviewing this idea, we decided to update our plans to include this suggested change.
    We will be contacting the provider.
    Thank you for your contribution

  7. Need up-to-date 'Westlaw Thomson Reuters' CZ Selective Package

    There is no up-to-date ‘Westlaw Thomson Reuters’ Selective Package in the Community Zone. This Westlaw database has had much flux over recent years, including name changes.
    Due to internal changes of where particular content is kept in the database, even in the most recent CZ Selective Packages many parser parameter links need to be updated.

    142 votes
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  8. JDreamⅢ for Discovery

    JDreamⅢ is a STM bibliographic database widely used in Japanese institutions.

    https://jdream3.com/
    Adding this to Summon Index is highly desired.

    104 votes
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  9. Add Ebooks Minnesota collection to Alma CZ and Primo Central

    Please add the Ebooks Minnesota collection to both the Alma CZ and the Primo Central Index. This collection is freely accessible to all people located in the state of Minnesota and is therefore used by every Minnesota library (public, K12, higher ed, etc.). The MARC records are available from Minitex: https://mndigital.org/projects/ebooks-minnesota/faq#marc

    100 votes
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  10. Include Content-Select Data in PCI / CDI

    Please add Collection for discovery:
    Content-Select (preselect media) to enhance german language content (Publishers: Beltz, Kohlhammer, Lambertus, MohrSiebeck)

    92 votes
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  11. Editions ENI

    Editions ENI is a publisher of ebooks in the IT field, and they already accepted to share their metadata with ExLibris.

    This collection is part of the French consortium Couperin.

    92 votes
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  13. Open Textbook Catalog: Please use direct feed of MARC records from https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/discovery

    In the CZ there is an existing collection (613790000000001601) for the Open Textbook Catalog.

    Compared to the MARC records available at https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/discovery the CZ collection has fewer titles (651 vs 766 as of 07/13/2020).

    Also the CZ bibliographic records are extremely brief and usually have nothing more than a title in the 245 field. The bib records from open.umn.edu are fuller with author, title, publisher, content and summary notes and subject headings.

    This request is to ask Exlibris to use the publicly available MARC bib records from the open.umn.edu website to enhance the existing CZ collection.

    Thank you.

    -Marcus

    87 votes
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  14. Add a collection for Springer Publishing Company (not Springer Nature)

    A number of journals have migrated off the IngentaConnect platform to Springer's Connect platform (Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Violence and Victims, et al.). Ingenta does not link users to the new site. Please see http://connect.springerpub.com/ and add to collections.

    70 votes
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  15. Proceedings of the British Academy

    Please add this as an electronic collection. Volumes 51-111 is an open access collection of titles:

    https://www.britac.ac.uk/pubs/proc/volumes/index.html

    59 votes
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  16. 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.

    56 votes
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  17. Policy database, via Informit

    The Policy database was announced in March 2019, from the Analysis & Policy Observatory https://apo.org.au/page/about-apo. It is an open access grey literature repository, hosted by Swinburne and made available via Informit.
    Press Release: https://www.informit.org/news/informit-policy-database-apo
    Please add this content to Ex Libris discovery services.

    46 votes
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  18. Classiques Sciences Sociales Free

    Classiques Sciences Sociales Free collection is composed of more than 4,300 portfolios. Most of the records are very poor: only the title, one author, and the eISBN. The publication date in 008/7-10 is usually incorrect.
    Full Marc records exist for these items and are available under certain conditions (for libraries) at http://classiques.uqac.ca/inter/telechargement_notices.php?lang=en
    Note also that Les Classiques des sciences sociales actually contain more than 6,500 free works http://classiques.uqac.ca . A general update of this collection would be welcome.

    46 votes
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    Hello all,

    Unfortunately, we have not been successful in contacting this vendor.
    Before closing this Idea, I would like to reach out to you to inquire if you have a contact person that we could reach out to once again, in the hopes of promoting this Idea.

    Please kindly comment here or feel free to send me contact details directly.

    Thank you,
    Rael

  19. Think Tank Repository

    The Think Tank Repository of the Library of Council of the European Union monitors worldwide the publications of 250 Think Tanks on EU affairs. It is a precious and useful ressource of literature.
    http://ec.europa.eu/eclas/F/?func=find-a-0&local_base=TTR

    42 votes
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  20. British Academy Scholarship Online

    Please add this content as a distinct collection that can then be set up as an auto-active collection. It is currently only available as title-by-title portfolios under the University Press Scholarship Online collection. Title lists and MARC records are readily available.

    http://britishacademy.universitypressscholarship.com/

    35 votes
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