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  1. When a selector is ordering a title that duplicates a title already held, add a popup or alert

    Our selectors sometimes don't check to see if a title is already held before placing an order. Having an alert or popup that warns someone about placing an order for a duplicate item would help us manage duplication.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Form on Oasis to request titles as ebooks

    Would like there to be a form on Oasis for colleagues who want to know if we can get a print title in ebook format. Or to suggest a collaboration between a small publisher and EBC so we can access their ebooks on the platform rather than self-hosting a PDF. We would also like a way to be able to view what's been requested and any progress in the process.

    3 votes

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  5. minimize Authorize Order page to view and edit multiple items at once

    The new Authorize Order page has great features that it truly needed. The only problem is that each item is huge and takes up the entire viewing page. An expand or contract option would be helpful.

    3 votes

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  6. Please add a field for ebook Format to OASIS (in title details)

    Knowing whether or not an ebook is available at EPUB or PDF or both is a critical data point for us to know before we purchase an ebook. Please include a field for ebook format in the "title details" section.

    3 votes

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  8. Allow users to exclude publishers in their profiles

    It would be extremely helpful to be able to manually adjust one's profile to exclude publishers one doesn't want directly.

    3 votes

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  9. 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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  10. Profiling - More Children's awards

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

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. m.e.barden@bolton.ac.uk

    We would like to receive email alerts when new editions are available for titles we have previous purchased.

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  14. Add print/copy/download limits to eBook 'Title details' tab

    Print/copy/download limits set by publishers are not visible via Oasis for eBooks hosted on Ebook Central. It would be useful to have this information available in Oasis in order to assist with making purchasing decisions. Suggested to add to the 'Title details' tab under pricing/licensing information in similar format as it displays in LibCentral. e.g. Print: 1% Copy: 1%

    2 votes

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  15. Sort by physical book or ebook

    When working in "authorize orders" it would be helpful if there were an option added to the sort by field that was for either physical book (pbk) or ebooks. When I'm ordering pbk books I often have to download records so I will do those separate from the ebooks. Thanks!

    2 votes

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  16. Better integration of Ifound with Proquest systems

    Can the integration of Ifound be improved so that any book we order from Proquest be automatically fed into Ifound, regardless of the item being ordered via the Oasis channel.

    At the moment we have to cancel the order sent via EDI and start again via Ifound according to colleagues working in the monograph ordering team

    2 votes

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  17. Oclc record delivery

    Currently, if you want OCLC record data, you have to get an amalgamation of what is in the ProQuest database and the OCLC info that database has on hand.

    I would like to get the unaltered OCLC record itself as it exists in OCLC’s worldcat database. It would be fine if the TOC and summary services overlaid their info in the 505 and 520 fields (as well as a customized 845 field for institution specific linking), but we find the ProQuest amalgam record to usually be of lower quality than the matched OCLC record.

    Understandably, we could also use the…

    2 votes

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  18. Allow a selector to retract an order sent to ratifier (From Lakeland College in CAN)

    Twice in recent months, customers have asked to be able to recant or retract an order a selector sent to a ratifier.

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  19. EBSCO e-Audio Books

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

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  20. 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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