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  1. Display access model on the patron site

    Currently patrons do not know what access model we have for the ebooks on Ebook Central. Enhance the platfrom to indicate for patrons the access model of the ebook (DDA, subscription, perpetual, etc).

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  2. Unqiue user IDs for Turnaway Alerts

    For turnaway alerts, we would like to be able to see how many of the turnaways are unique users.

    5 votes

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  3. Alphabetize Bookshelves

    I have multiple bookshelves - is there a way to sort the names of the bookshelves alphabetically? If so, can it happen even if we re-name a bookshelf? Thank you for taking feedback from your users!

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  4. Change holdings display when a Library holds a 3 user and unlimited user copies of same title

    When a Library holds a 3 user ebook copy and an unlimited user copy, if you search for the title and access it, ProQuest shows you have access to only the 3 user copy. It would be better if it showed we have unlimited access

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  5. Show upcoming title removals to users within EBC

    Display a note on records letting people know when eBook titles will be removed from the collection, similar to how Netflix and other streaming services let people know that a movie is leaving the service. This will help prevent “surprise” removal from the collection by helping end-users identify when titles are leaving, and give institutions an opportunity to find alternate access to the title or a substitute.

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  6. Full MARC records in UTF-8

    MARC records in languages other than English are often garbled unless they are in UTF-8. I usually use Express MARC, but Full records included richer information are preferable. So I would like to request the release of Full MARC available in UTF-8.

    8 votes

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  7. Set number of turnaways before ebook licence upgraded

    It would be useful to be able to set a minimum number of turnaways (ideally from unique users) before an ebook licence is automatically upgraded or additional licences purchased.

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  8. Enable subject-based activation of Open Access Collection titles

    The full Open Access Collection may not be relevant for an institution's patrons. It would be good if you could do a subject-based activation of only PARTS of the collection, in place of the entire collection. Currently you have to do exactly that and then deselect topics or single titles afterwards - which is rather cumbersome.

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  9. It would be helpful if there was a way to download just the reader's highlights/annotations of a certain text.

    It would be helpful if there was a way to download just the reader's highlights/annotations of a certain text. Not the whole chapter or book, but just the highlights portions that the reader has selected. Similar to the feature available in Kindle and other eReaders. This allows the reader to download/print only their annotations which can be helpful for academic writing, etc.

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  10. Enable a "select all" for Patron Requests

    It would be a time saver if we could "select all" from the Patron Requests list. Currently each box must be checked individually, which is a time consuming process.

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  11. Allow use of Waitlist for those who have auto-upgrades in place

    Please develop the capability to enable the WaitList feature for specific titles for those libraries who have auto-upgrade enabled. This is an important feature for some titles being used for courses.

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  12. Notify library and patrons when books will be removed from EBC subscriptions

    When books are scheduled to be removed from the Ebook Central subscription contact both the library with the list of titles currently on our patron's book shelves that will be removed, and contact the patron so they know that the book will not be available after a certain date. The patron should then be given options, e.g. how to save their notes and annotations, how to contact their libraries to request that perpetual access be acquired so they don't lose access to their existing notes and annotations, etc.

    34 votes

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  13. Show all lists/profiles ebook is listed in

    Ebooks should show all of the lists/profiles they have been added to and if we are removing it from one list we should have the option to remove from multiple lists.

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    Alana DeWitt Johnson

    Product Owner, Ebook Central

  14. Please can Russian/Ukraian be added to the language settings?

    Currently Russian/Ukrainian is not a alternative choice, due to the recent conflict, our college has had a high intake of learners, it would be extremely useful to hv this additional language added to eBook central

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  15. Export of Patron Request List

    It would be great to be able to export the List of all items in Patron request(patron comments etc.) in an CSV file.
    It would help librarians to analyse the comments and to communicate to stakeholders

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  16. Please let us put more than two fields in "Request Form Dropdown Field label".

    Now we can put only one field in "Request Form Dropdown Field label" so we put "campus". However, it should be perfect if we could add a user status like Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Teachers, Researchers, and so on.This shoule be useful for requester statistics.

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  17. Ability to turn off mediated requests at an individual title level

    It would be great to have the ability to turn off mediated requests at the individual title level when we have purchased up to our maximum number of copies. Perhaps this could be include in the Book level permissions section.

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  18. Provide option to remove Ebook Central "Download Book" button

    Provide option to remove the "Download Book" button from Ebook Central UI. Clicking this button results in PQ wanting access to my Adobe Digital Editions account, which does not live on my laptop computer. I’m fairly certain Digital Editions does not live on very many computers anymore. It would be very nice if this particular download option could become either our option for display, removed, disabled, or at least moved way down to the very bottom of the page. My preference would be to have the ability to either enable/disable from the admin area. The button also should communicate that…

    3 votes

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  19. Fix misleading Extended Access upgrade mediation steps

    In extended access 3-user/1-user Turnaway Handling it states that:

    Step2: Upgrade price limit - YES - (Books above this price will be mediated)

    By setting a price limit, we are stating that if the difference between a 1U and a 3U is above the ceiling set, the book should mediate. This not the case - if a general setting for autopurchases has been set, then instead of mediating the system will buy a new 1U licence (leaving you with paying for 3x1U, instead of the expected 1U + EA difference to 3U) (up to your existing copy limit)

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  20. Session Length Online Reader

    The session length of 30 minutes of inactivity before you are automatically removed from a title is too short to really be able to concentrate on your study work. As a user, it is exhausting to look for the spot where you stopped every time your session ended throughout the title.

    Might it be possible to make the session longer or to set up a pop-up window so that you are at least warned before the session ends?

    8 votes

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    Alana DeWitt Johnson

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