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  1. request to add Full Download detail information to Title Report

    Please add Full Download detail information on the Title Report and title list (via Dashbord).

    Title list has an 'EPUB Full Download Only' column but we need a detail Full Download information exactly you listed on LibCentral Full Record. Please refer to the attached screenshot. Also please add 'Full Download information' to Title Report under the 'Availability' section.

    1 vote

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  2. Email notifications when a new title list is added to Consortia Content on LibCentral Dashboard

    Request to email notifications when a new title list is added to Consortia Content on LibCentral Dashboard.

    1 vote

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  3. Rqeust to add a hyperlink to URL under the LibCentral Book Details

    Rqeust to add a hyperlink to URL under the LibCentral Book Details.
    Please refer to the attached screenshot,

    1 vote

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  4. Request to split "Consortium (Owned or Subscribed)" separately in LibCentral

    Request to split "Consortium (Owned or Subscribed)" into "Consortium (Owned) and "Consortium (Owned)" in LibCentral.

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  5. How to cite in IEEE format?

    Copy Citation - please add IEEE Style Format.

    1 vote

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  6. Disabling the scrolling page number

    There should be an option to disable the grey page number box from constantly showing and then disappearing when using the online reader. It's distracting and it makes online reader inaccessible to us who have difficulties with visual attention.

    2 votes

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  7. 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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  8. Find alternate solutions to manage downloads.

    Find alternate solutions to manage downloads. Our license is with you, not Adobe. We should not have to give Adobe our employees' data in order for employees to be able to download fulltext books we have licensed from you.

    21 votes

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  9. Improvement of the EPUB format interface.

    It would be great if the EPUB format interface can be changed to be as similar as possible as the most common ebook interface that the majority of ebooks in EBC has got. An example is to have the table of contents to the left.

    The current interface for EPUB ebooks is not so easy to understand when the reader is used to the more common one.

    We also think, when setting the downloads to 0 for an EPUB ebook, (due to the current covid-19 we want to do that, so that as many users as possible can read it…

    1 vote

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  10. Over-the-license-limit-ebook access

    ProQuest allows patrons to use an e-book with limited licenses to have 5 minutes of access even if no license is available. I would suggest that such users get a notification that they have "limited" access to the book and a count-down click to show them the remaining access. If a license becomes available during those 5 minutes, a pop-up window can appear to inform them that they now have full access. If the five minutes are up, the patron should have the option to enter an e-mail or cell phone number to receive notification when a license becomes available.…

    12 votes

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  11. Allow Libraries to host ebooks they own

    I wish libraries could host ebooks they own on the Ebook Central platform. Sometimes we purchase ebook files directly from publishers that don't have their own platform and it would be great if we could host them on Ebook Central. This could be a value added benefit for Academic Complete customers. Alexander Street offers free video hosting for Academic Video Online customers.

    7 votes

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  12. Please put a link for new additions to our collection accessible to users.

    Please put a link for new additions to our collection accessible to users. So all newly added titles - whether purchased/sub have title listed and visible to users. Thanks.

    2 votes

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  13. 24 votes

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  14. Move the carousel up to the top.

    Those of us that don't have many titles, we would like to showcase them at the top. A little overwhelming, if this is your first time to the website then you start searching and don't find a title. Users may become frustrated.

    1 vote

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  15. Show digital walk throughs of the exact downloading process for both Mac and PC --Thanks!

    Ebook downloads are very complicated and non-intuitive. Please walk us through the exact process using both a Mac and a PC.

    1 vote

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  16. When institutions own a 1U and NL copy that Availability in Ebook Central should state that multiple copies are owned.

    We have titles with both 1U and NL user licences, but on the library catalogue the statement is "your library owns 1 x copy" which is misleading for users.

    7 votes

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  17. Curated Topics

    Suggestions by several business schools in the region for curated topics:
    Big Data
    Blockchain
    Business management
    Cloud Computing
    Computer software
    Consumer behaviour
    Costumer loyalty
    CRM
    Design Thinking
    Digital marketing
    Digital transformation
    Ecommerce
    Economics
    Entrepreneurship
    Globalization
    Human behaviour
    Information systems
    Leadership
    Markerting
    Marketing. Content
    Personnel management
    Professional development
    Sales
    SEM
    SEO
    Timen management
    User Experience

    2 votes

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  18. ISBN/eISBN with hyphens

    LibCentral and Patron Portal should be capable processing ISBN and ISBN with hyphens

    14 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Acquisition Catalog  ·  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 of the project updated here.. We appreciate your engagement.

  19. Allow the ability to change the extended access settings for individual titles

    This has come up when new editions of owned copies of titles come out. We don't want to turn off the visibility of the owned copy but we also don't want to trigger additional upgrades or purchases.

    2 votes

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  20. invoice

    Since some resellers are obliged to print out invoices for the accounting departement, it would be great if the invoices could be reduced to as few pages as possible. This would save tons of paper and therefore help save the planet :)

    2 votes

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