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  1. Improve accuracy of stock status

    Display accurate and genuinely ‘live’ stock updates on Oasis, with feeds from the suppliers that are actually used to source the stock. The current ‘in stock’ status is misleading as it doesn't mean an item is immediately available.

    24 votes

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  2. Adding the National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification in the advanced search

    Could you please add the National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification in the advanced search options? Since that classification is already in the records, it could be nice to see it in the classification drop down menu.

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  3. Label all 3rd party publisher content as DRM-free

    Please tag all of the 3rd party publisher content with the DRM-free label, in the same way that DRM-free Ebook Central ebooks are tagged.

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  4. Make curated lists more accessible

    Curated topic lists are only accessible to OASIS users or LibCentral users. We would like the lists to be available to non-users so that for example, our Academics could access current lists. Can the lists be posted somewhere more accessible? You are likely to get more orders when they are more visible as Academics are more likely to add the titles to reading lists.

    3 votes

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  5. Show VAT and discount in the price for e-books

    Other suppliers clearly show what the cost price, VAT and total price (including discount) are for ebooks. It would be good if OASIS could do the same.

    20 votes

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  6. Fix the Search

    The Quick Search should work as well as the Advanced Search, and both need better ranking of results so that the titles I expect to see are at the top of the page.

    24 votes

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  7. Organize items with separated headings for better readability

    Instead of combining all the item information in one long line. Readability would improve by organizing and separating each component with a heading and/or its own line. For example:

    Title:
    Author:
    ISBN:
    Publisher:
    Price List:
    ...etc.

    12 votes

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  8. Auto-Filter Geographic Rights

    I would like to filter out titles that are not available for sale in my region.

    12 votes

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  9. Search should ignore all punctuation & non-alphabetic characters

    Currently the inclusion of basic punctuation such as colons, apostrophes, semicolons, etc. often cause searches to fail. This is especially true when copying titles from a web page, and is even worse when using the Quick Search box. If the searches just ignored all punctuation and non-alphabetic characters, this would not be a problem.

    8 votes

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    With the exception of 4 operators, the search will ignore punctuation now in both advanced and quick search.


    1 - Double Quotes will allow an exact text search.

    2 - plus sign will allow forced inclusion

    3 - minus sign will allow forced exclusion

    4 - asterisk will allow truncation

  10. Recommended Title Lists

    I would like access to curated subject lists and other types of recommended title lists, like best sellers, award winners, or even titles that will be pulled off Academic Complete.

    7 votes

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    completed  ·  Kevan McGowan responded

    This feature is now live. Click on the link under the “Review Titles” navigation tab. We plan on adding more lists on a regular basis

  11. 2 votes

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