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We welcome your ideas for new content (metadata) to add to the Knowledge Bases (KBs - Alma CZ, SFX, 360) and Discovery services (CDI - Central Discovery Index whose data supports Primo and Summon).


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  1. Making the peer reviewed icon more accurate

    Articles and journals are marked with the peer reviewed icon in Primo based on information extracted from Ulrichsweb (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Ulrich%27s/Product_Documentation/Searching/Ulrichsweb%3A_Peer-Reviewed_Refereed_Journals_and_Academic_Scholarly_Journals).
    The Peer Review indicator can only be set at the journal level at the moment. If a journal is identified as peer reviewed, or refereed in Ulrichsweb, all articles from this journal will be shown with the peer reviewed icon in Primo.
    However, not all articles in such journals are peer reviewed, meaning the icon sends the wrong information to user, and that this label is not reliable. It can further cause users to lose confidence in the system.…

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  2. Add AIATSIS thesauri to the CZ subject authority files

    As a cataloguer, I would like to see the AIATSIS thesauri made available in the Community Zone authority files for 6XX subject fields.

    BENEFITS

    • Make it easier for cataloguers to validate AIATSIS subject headings
    • Enable routine review and updates of AIATSIS subject headings through the Authority Control Task List
    • Enrich Primo searches for end users, using non-preferred terms (especially synonyms for people and language groups)
    • Promote AIATSIS thesauri to Australian libraries

    While specific libraries can import and manage AIATSIS subject headings as local authorities, I think this vocabulary should be made available in the CZ authority records, since it is…

    189 votes
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  3. Display license information for Open Access and Open Educational Resources

    Please add license information for resources and collections that are known to be open access or open educational resources, making it clear what licence applies. This applies both in CZ records and CDI. We would like to make it clear to our users when a title is made available under a particular licence terms.

    93 votes
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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed according to the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

  4. Separate publisher and aggregator collections to filter out unavailable preprints

    Publishers are increasingly adding preprints to their collections but aggregators do not add them until they have been fully "published". Because aggregators and publishers share collections on the CDI, it looks as if our aggregator links are broken in the catalogue. If aggregators and publishers provide different levels of access, can the collections be separated to reflect this?
    This is important because the preprints tend to be the latest publications and so are in relatively high demand.

    57 votes
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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed according to the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

  5. CZ AMD bib material type revised

    There are many AMD related collections (Collection ID: 61616107200003966; Collection ID: 61616086800003966 and so on) in ALMA CZ. We found many resources bib material type are defined as JOURNAL, which is wrong compared with the real situation(They may be manscript,document ,photograph in the database platform). However, we cannot upload electronic material type in batch to replace.

    We think CZ should confirm and fix the wrong bib material type.

    20 votes
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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed according to the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

  6. Can you please create a separate platform for ‘ScienceOpen’ to track title by title content available via ScienceOpen?

    Hello,
    Can you please create a separate platform dedicated for 'ScienceOpen' if convenient as Taylor and Francis have announced that they will not be publishing 'Review of African Political Economy' after completion of Volume 49, Issue 178, 2023 and the journal will be published through Science Open in 2024 instead? Looks like the main URL is https://www.scienceopen.com/
    Thanks!
    Best,
    Sunita Gandhi for University of Kansas Libraries

    16 votes
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    Hello,
    We will reach out to the provider and ask for the metadata for this collection.

    If you have a dedicated contact person you can share, that would be helpful.
    Thanks,
    Tamar Ganor
    Content Product Manager

  7. Create a way to distinguish volumes for a single title

    There is a title in Gale resources, Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history : the Black experience in the Americas, that has several portfolios available. Each portfolio links to a different volume in Gale. Each portfolio has unique linking but if you see the title in Primo, you will see only the title listed, many times. I had to add a volume note to each portfolio so users could tell each title apart. This was not the only title I've found that is like this. Ex Libris stated there is no way to add the volume to the title. It…

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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed according to the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

  8. Audiobook as a format in the 360 knowledge base

    Right now the only formats in the 360 knowledge base are monograph, serial, and video- I would like to have audiobook available.

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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed according to the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

  9. provide a display or report of indexing coverage

    it would be great to have a way to look up the coverage dates of indexing for a given journal in CDI. This would help us know when to direct users to other indexing sources.

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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed according to the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

  10. 360 Admin API

    360 Admin API is still In Development, so please make it available soon.
    https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/360-services/apis/360-admin-api/

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    Hello,

    This idea has been closed by mistake, I apologize for the inconvenience.

    It will be reviewed and addressed by the regular workflow of content requests.

    My sincere apologies.

    Kind regards,

    Tamar Ganor

    Content Product Manager

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