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  1. Export citations for "EndNote/Citavi" are in difficult to use format

    Exporting citations for "EndNote/Citavi" appear to normally result in file download named:

    biblioExport.action

    The customer reports (and I confirmed) that doesn't open seamlessly with Chrome on a Mac with EndNote.

    Customer asks, your KB article says the files "should be downloaded as a .action or .ris file into your Downloads folder". Why not always one or the other (preferably .ris files)?

    1 vote

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  2. Getting usage data through API

    Set up a possibility of getting usage data through API.

    9 votes

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  3. Real-time turn away alerts/reports

    Kathleen wants this so she can go in and upgrade immediately. It’s not as helpful to see a turn away report in hind-sight

    7 votes

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    Thank you for your feedback on our turnaway alerting.  This fall, in addition to our current instant book-level turnaway email alert, we will be adding summarized turnaway email alerts (including a csv attachment) for daily, weekly and monthly turnaways. These alerts will be available for you to sign-up to receive on the Alerts page in LibCentral.  As we are starting development, we'd love to hear any additional feedback you may have on this enhancement.  We appreciate your engagement!  Best, Rayna Stowe, Product Owner (LibCentral)

  4. Would like to see an index/thesaurus in the advanced search section.

    The detailed index/thesaurus would allow me to search more specifically by the criteria ProQuest uses in the indexing process--for example, if there are specific subject classifications. I would want to be able to either start typing a word in the index search bar to find a term or be able to browse alphabetically, then click on the term, which would either hyperlink to records containing that term or be able to add the term to the advanced search.

    1 vote

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  5. Inter-library loan of titles across consortial institutions

    Would like to ‘share’ copies of ebooks with other institutions via inter-library loan. Of course, we don’t want to give our last copy, but it seems like we should be able to share our licenses because we are not creating additional copies. Ideally, this would work the same way returnables work. It’s also important that this not only work with Alma libraries, but libraries with a variety of ILSes.

    6 votes

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    under review  ·  leigh.wright responded

    We are currently reviewing this idea and appreciate the users who are voting and commenting. Please check back here for updates and thanks for keeping our Idea Exchange active! Best, Rayna Stowe

  6. Download from Reader for Only DDA Titles

    I want to enable downloading from the Online Reader only for DDA purchases (to force users to at least look at the book before triggering an STL), but allow downloading from the title page for owned/subscribed titles.

    2 votes

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  7. Title Report delivery

    Libcentral's Title Report can only be delivered by email, even if it's a tiny report with ten or a dozen lines. It would be nice if a download option were provided, as with the Usage Report.

    3 votes

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  8. Add country data to the Usage Report export

    As an international membership organisation it is important for us to record which titles are being accessed from where. Adding a country column to the Usage Report would do this - if that's possible?

    7 votes

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  9. Add document type 'Textbook' to available search refinements, and within usage reports.

    It would be great to be able to quickly refine the owned content list to textbooks only, and from there extract a spreadsheet of your textbook model titles with relevant information. It would also be great to report on textbook model usage separately and quickly.

    7 votes

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    under review  ·  leigh.wright responded

    Thank you for submitting this great idea to our exchange! We are reviewing this and keep voting and adding comments and questions on this enhancement, as we continue our evaluation. Much appreciation, Rayna Stowe

  10. Show Price to Patron

    Currently if "show price to patron" option is activate, the users can see prices for all access models. I want to request only the price of SUPO can be shown.

    4 votes

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  11. Users do not need to put names and email addresses again in request form

    Users login their accounts to request a book so names and email addressed should be automatically put in the form to save their time.

    7 votes

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  12. Message field of request form should not be an optional

    Currently the message field on a request form for mediated-DDA is optional but many administrators want users to put comments. So I request administrators can select it's optional or mandatory.

    20 votes

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  13. More refine options - Doody's, OAT and RCL titles

    I'd like to request to add more refine options such as Doody's Core Titles, Outstanding Academic Titles and Resources for College Libraries titles.

    6 votes

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  14. Text customize in multiple languages

    Currently we can put only one type of customized text for each field. We need a functionality to put text by every language so that the appropriate customized text would be displayed if any languages are selected.

    5 votes

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  15. Ebook Central Turnaway alert at book level

    Allow Turnaway alerts to be disabled in the Full Record View for individual titles (e.g., in Edit Book Level Permissions area). If a title is no longer available for sale on the platform and the library has made other arrangements to provide access, the Turnaway alerts are no longer used.

    1 vote

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  16. Ability to vary settings on DDA Profiles (e.g. STL on some profiles, straight to purchase on others) aka "Differentiated DDA"

    The option to have different settings for different profiles e.g. by purchase type, by subject etc.

    The ability to select lists of titles to be Autopurchased automatically when enabled for DDA.

    aka ("Differentiated DDA")

    5 votes

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  17. Upgrade to preferred access model via Cart in LibCentral

    We require the ability to upgrade to the preferred access model via Cart in LibCentral.

    8 votes

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  18. Exclude Previously Held Titles from MARC Add Files

    We want the option to exclude already owned or subscribed titles which are currently included in MARC Add Files.

    4 votes

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  19. Access Member holdings first

    As a member library of one or more Consortia, we want the option to give the patron access to the copy of the title that I own, when my holdings overlap with a parent consortium.

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  20. MARC by Holding Type

    We want to receive MARC records broken out by Holding Types: Owned, Subscribed (by Collection), and DDA.

    6 votes

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