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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Fund code tree/sub-directory

    Would like the ability to also assign fund sub-codes to orders. For example, select a faculty as the main fund, then choose from a list of program sub-codes.

    1 vote

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  4. Mobile Version of OASIS

    Are there any plans to create a mobile version of OASIS for other devices but computers/laptops? It is not possible to even update one's shopping cart and send titles to acquisitions via iPhone or similar devices. Would be highly appreciated.

    1 vote

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  6. 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.

    2 votes

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  7. 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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  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. Create a 'date created' field to the My Lists page for sorting

    It would be useful to have a 'date created' (or 'date modified') field in the My Lists page, so that it can be sorted by most recent list. Alphabetical order does not help to identify new/old lists that could then be deleted.

    1 vote

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  10. Add a notes field for Lists

    Add a personal or internal notes field for various LIST (rather than titles) so one can keep notes on the purposes / development of the list and continue building the list weeks later, knowing where you left off, etc.

    5 votes

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  11. 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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  12. EBSCO e-Audio Books

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

    3 votes

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Profiling - More Children's awards

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

    3 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. MARC data: Unique identifier for each copy

    When multiple copies of the same title are ordered (either ordered at the same time, or perhaps a 2nd copy ordered a few months after the 1st), we'd like each copy to have a different unique identification number. Currently, the identifier appears to be on the bib record level, so each copy has the same number. This causes issues when we import MARC records into our system (OCLC WorldShare Management Services) because the system thinks each additional copy is a duplicate/redundant import of the same item and rejects all but the first copy. Having a different identifier for each copy…

    1 vote

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  20. 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.

    1 vote

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