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Reference to purchased titles in mediated extened access process
For the extended access at 1U and 3U we would like to use the mediated process, but here the user is not informed that the title is actually already purchased and therefore moderated.
We would like to refer to the purchased/owned title before or during the moderating request.8 votes
Allow for greater interplay between price and number of additional copies in Extended Access
We would like to be able to control the number of additional copies purchased relative to the price of the title. If we have a price cap of $500 on the purchase of additional copies and the purchase of an additional copy falls well beneath that price cap, we would like the opportunity to increase the limit on the number of additional copies purchased.6 votes
Highlight Holdings in differnt colour
In LibCentral (and also in patron portal) it would be very helpful, if holdings/owned titles would be highlighted in a different colour.
Currently owned, DDA, ATO titles are all highlighed yellow. For a better distinction it would be useful to highlight owned titles in a different colour.3 votes
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
Accuracy in EBA availability
Is there any way to make the “Not available” bigger, or to suppress the record in the first place? It’s kind of misleading….1 vote
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
Bisac classification in LibCentral as well
Since end of 2018 patrons have a more specific subject filter (BISAC) for search results. This would be helpful for DDA profiing and title searching in LibCentral as well.6 votes
Getting usage data through API
Set up a possibility of getting usage data through API.10 votes
Export of Librarian Comments
It would be great to be able to export the Librarian comments in an CSV file. It would help librarians to analyse the comments and to communicate to stakeholders, for e.g. why DDA titles got rejected.3 votes
Improve order confirmation emails for GOBI
We currently place most of our ebook orders through GOBI. The order confirmation emails we receive from Ebook Central are pretty minimal. They only include the Title, Author, EISBN and access url. I opened a support ticket about this, but was told "orders submitted from YBP/GOBI provide limited details compared to the direct LibCentral order confirmations" and that I should submit an Idea Exchange request because it wasn't currently on their roadmap to fix this. It would be extremely helpful if these minimal emails at least included access model purchased. We make special notes for titles purchased with limited user access models and having that information in the order confirmation email would be beneficial.
We currently place most of our ebook orders through GOBI. The order confirmation emails we receive from Ebook Central are pretty minimal. They only include the Title, Author, EISBN and access url. I opened a support ticket about this, but was told "orders submitted from YBP/GOBI provide limited details compared to the direct LibCentral order confirmations" and that I should submit an Idea Exchange request because it wasn't currently on their roadmap to fix this. It would be extremely helpful if these minimal emails at least included access model purchased. We make special notes for titles purchased with limited user…1 vote
For avoiding typos and also for safety reasons the password should be entered twice while creating/requesting a patron account.7 votes
Pay for ebook purchased by credit card
Please create an option to pay for each ebook purchase with a credit card, rather than being invoiced. This would greatly improve the efficiency of our workflow and likely increase our utilization of the ProQuest eBook Central platform in our library. Thank you!6 votes
Request to add the collection in the area of operations and analytics like sports analytics; R; Big data ; machine learning etc.1 vote
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? Thanks3 votes
Can ProQuest develop Okta as an SSO option for Ebook Central?
Can ProQuest develop Okta as an SSO option for Ebook Central?
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?
National Defense University Library3 votes
Please support IPv6 IP addressing5 votes
Be able to limit searches by pagination.
Surprisingly, teachers want to be able to select course readings by page length. They want to search for books that are say less than 100 pages, less than 150 pages, etc.4 votes
Thank you all for your feedback on this enhancement request! We will keep this in mind for future consideration.
Librarians can customize covers on EBC landing page
Covers at the book carousel of the patron by selection
Librarians should be able to choose the books displayed at the book carousel of the landing page (recently viewed/featured titles).7 votes
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-sight7 votes
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!4 votes
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