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  1. ipv6

    Please support IPv6 IP addressing

    4 votes

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  2. 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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  3. 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.

    4 votes

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    0 comments  ·  DDA and Profiling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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")

    4 votes

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  5. MARC by Holding Type

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

    4 votes

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    0 comments  ·  MARC  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback on this potential enhancement. We are currently reviewing this request, and gathering additional information. In the meantime, please continue to provide more feedback and we welcome your votes! We will keep the status updated of the project update here. We appreciate your engagement.

  6. Account Creation Requirements

    Require patrons use a root email address selected by the institution (example: @[institution].edu), and verify the legitimacy of that address before creating account (patrons receive email with link to complete the setup process).

    3 votes

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  7. Expand available popular management/D&I books available to government libraries

    Our customers are increasingly requesting electronic access to popular management (e.g., http://thetelosinstitute.com/library/) and diversity and inclusion (e.g., https://www.businessinsider.com/12-books-diversity-in-2020-every-leader-should-know-about-2020-1) books. Currently, our government library is unable to access many titles like these, but I understand that non-government libraries have access to a larger number of titles, due to publisher/EBC license agreements.

    We would like to be able to provide access to these kinds of titles through EBC. Our alternative is to add another platform like Overdrive, which makes it difficult for our customers to find eBooks between different platforms.

    3 votes

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  8. To add the print ISBN to Ebook Central

    To be able to find the title's alternative formats and editions If we search by the print ISBN or ISBN.

    3 votes

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  9. Add print pdf button to Profile in LibCentral

    Profiles are managed by only a few staff -- myself and 2 others. Profiles are changed at least yearly in our institution. I would like to be able to provide a current copy of a librarian's profile(s) so that they can review them and tell me what changes they would like. A pdf print button would be nice to enable this action and would provide a nice clean copy.

    3 votes

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  10. When I run a title match I want it to tell me the titles that don't match as well as those that do,

    At the moment I have to undertake manual work to find the titles that didn't match. This takes a considerable amount of time, so would like the non-matching titles to be identified

    3 votes

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  11. Make full PDF download available

    This may have been suggested already. Please make ebooks available in full PDF download. I like to listen to my textbooks with a pdf reader, however I can't because I can only download a certain number of pages.

    3 votes

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  12. Admin control to set the default citation style

    I would like to be able to set the default citation style in ebook central as an admin.

    3 votes

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  13. Add more subjects

    Add the following subject headings under ''Browse Subjects'': Sports; Sports and Recreation

    3 votes

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  14. Include order information in MARC records

    We would like to request an option to include our order data in the MARC records supplied from Ebook Central purchases (currently available from Oasis). This will enable us to generate order records attached to our bibs when loading to our lms.

    3 votes

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  15. 3 votes

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  16. Make EDI ordering and invoicing available on EBook Central

    EDI ordering and invoicing is a key workflow process and making this possible via EBook Central would improve workflows and processes hugely.

    3 votes

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  17. Can ProQuest develop Okta as an SSO option for Ebook Central?

    Can ProQuest develop Okta as an SSO option for Ebook Central?

    Additional Questions:

    Has ProQuest worked with any schools or organizations to use Okta for SSO?

    If Okta SSO for Ebook Central can be developed, will it also work to sign students into their "My Research" accounts when they are using the other ProQuest research databases?

    If an SSO solution is implemented for off campus and BYOD students, can "on campus" users still get ProQuest access by IP authentication?

    What steps would be involved in implementing SSO with ProQuest?

    Tim Baker
    National Defense University Library

    3 votes

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  18. Additional turnaways information requested

    With auto-upgrades, if an eBook is only available as a 1-user license and is in use please could it be reported as a turnaway if someone else tries to access it. Not everyone will fill in the mediated title request so I don't think we are getting a true picture of how often people can't access 1-user titles and we have quite a lot of these. It would also help make COUNTER reporting of turnaways more accurate I would guess? Thanks

    3 votes

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  19. Truncation for full text searches

    Righthad truncation wildcard * does not work for the full text search (search within the ebook). Researches need this functionality with in the content!

    3 votes

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  20. 3 votes

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