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  1. Sort on date and time that a record is added to my selection list

    Currently, it seems we can sort or limit by date, but not time added. When working on long lists it is handy to be able to see what was most recently added.

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  2. Alternate Print: list availability

    My primary purpose of viewing "alternate prints" is to check availability. Currently, I can only view the alternate print's availability status after selecting it. It would be helpful if that availability was listed with the rest of the information: ISBN/Publisher/Year/Binding/Price/Currency.

    3 votes

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  3. Multi-Tab Feature

    Multi-Tab Feature would be more efficient that the current single-view option. For instance, if I'm in a list and realize I need to do a search, I leave my list and then have to come back to it. This can happen frequently and if I could just open another tab for searching or referencing another list, it would make things easier. If I add an item from the search tab to a list that is on a tab currently being viewed, a "refresh list" button would be nice.

    4 votes

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  4. EBSCO e-Audio Books

    Want to purchase these via OASIS rather than going outside the workflow

    2 votes

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  5. Profiling - More Children's awards

    More international children's awards covering LGBQ and other niche.

    3 votes

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  6. Choice of which List to send iFound orders to, rather than only 'iFound List'

    When submitting an iFound order, currently the user can only add it to their 'iFound List'. It would be useful to be able to pick which List to send the iFound order to, as it saves the time of currently spent going into the iFound List and then moving the order to the chosen List/Shopping cart

    2 votes

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  7. Add search limits for price and currency

    Currently the only way to limit by price or currency is to filter your results after every single search. It would be much more efficient to set your price limits and currency upfront and have them stick through all of your searches. It is quite common for our selectors to accidentally choose items in foreign currencies when there are domestic editions available. Often these foreign titles are difficult or impossible to obtain, and/or take longer to arrive. If we could limit all searches to US dollars we could avoid this problem.

    4 votes

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  8. Provide brief background information about publishers

    It would be great if there was an easy way to get some background information about a publisher, such as a link to a brief description. Often the publishers are not familiar to us, and it can be difficult to discern self-publishing houses and children’s publishers from the rest without leaving OASIS to do a general Internet search.

    7 votes

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  9. Add option for "fuzzy" title search when there is no exact match

    When there is no exact match in a title search, it would be helpful if instead of bringing back “No results found”, the system reverted to a fuzzier search and brought back similar results. Something like, “No exact results for your search, but here are some similar titles…”

    3 votes

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  10. Hot link author names so a new author search can be conducted with one click

    Author names in records could be hot linked so that a new author search could be conducted with one click.

    11 votes

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  11. Add Boolean language and truncation to search

    All search boxes should support Boolean AND, OR, and NOT, as well as truncation. Currently there is no way to exclude words from a search, or combine synonyms or alternate forms of a word into a single search.

    6 votes

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  12. Option to set default Advanced Search parameters that stick

    The Advanced Search screen should allow you to set default basic search parameters that stay in place as long as you want them to, even after you log out and log back in. I never want to search for ebooks, yet I have to choose "paperback" and "hardcover" for every search in order to avoid them. It would be great if each user could set defaults for binding format, language, price range, currency, publication dates, publishers to exclude, etc., that would stay in effect for every search until they decide to change it.

    8 votes

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  13. Option to exclude self-published titles from search

    There should be an easy way (such as a checkbox) to exclude self-published titles from all searches. We are generally not interested in self-published works, but they often dominate our search results. At the very least, we should be able to exclude certain publishers by default (such as the largest self-publishing imprints, CreateSpace, AuthorHouse, Lulu.com, Nobel Press, etc.). This can currently be done by filtering search results, but it’s not at all practical because it has to be done with every single search, for each individual self-publishing imprint.

    11 votes

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  14. Increase Invoicing Options when using API

    Currently the invoicing options presented to us with ALMA/Oasis API integration are title by title (POL Invoicing), Invoice By Shipment, and Invoice by Fund. Our current workflows often mix funds and we normally place multiple orders in a day which has forced us into title by title invoicing. There should be a way for Oasis to limit invoicing to specific orders or other options to prevent a library from having to drastically altering ordering processes to utilize API ordering.

    3 votes

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  15. 10 votes

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  16. Allow administrators the ability to create / amend / delete new fund codes etc.

    It would be good to have the ability to create, amend or delete funds or other fields ourselves rather than having to request the amendments each time something changes.

    27 votes

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  17. Add an alert when items are moved to 'Authorize orders'

    It would be very useful if some sort of audible alert or 'pop-up' (Dawson's have this functionality) could be added as soon as items are moved to 'Authorize orders'. Currently it is necessary to log in to check. Thanks

    11 votes

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  18. Vertical Split Screen Option

    A vertical split screen, as opposed to the current horizontal split screen, would better utilize the computer monitor's screen space. I could scroll through my list on the left, while easily viewing the order or title information on the right. Currently, I have barely enough room on the screen to view two titles on the top split and still see the order/title information on the bottom split.

    27 votes

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    started  ·  Kevan McGowan responded

    Hi everyone

    With the recent release of the new checkout experience, we are excited to announce that we will now begin scoping out and implementing a new search browsing experience. This new experience will make much better use of screen real estate and allow you to browse titles in a much more user-friendly manner. We have designed and tested the new concept and received lots of positive feedback from our users.

    This will be a large project and will likely take 5+ months to build. I will keep you posted as we reach milestones.

  19. Share lists between librarians

    We would like to be able to work cooperatively on shared lists within our library.

    9 votes

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  20. Credo

    Allow libraries to purchase titles on the Credo platform.

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