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  1. 5 votes
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  2. Have a simple list of titles as an alternative to the bookshelves which display too little

    The bookshelves for My Library display too few titles - I'd prefer a simple list, which would enable perhaps 25 titles on a screen - the bookshelf display might be suitable for kids but it's not really necessary for Browzine's users.

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  3. Add an option to show BibTeX data in .html

    Some users' workflows involve copying and pasting BibTeX information, vs. downloading a .bib file. This is the user experience for Google Scholar.

    Not sure whether changing to just .html would be best, or changing to add another option, e.g.: BibTeX (download) and BibTeX (.html)

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  4. Include Abstact Images in the ToC

    Enable images associated with the abstracts to be visible in the ToC. This is especially import for chemistry journals, as the abstract images contain significantly more information than the title.

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  5. Adding an "Notebook" function to "My Articles"

    After reading a paper, I really want to write down some notes about the paper, like "the main purpose of the paper", "the interesting points of the paper", etc. It is very useful for future review. However, under each item (paper), we can only download, export citation or share. It would be much convenient if we could add some notes under each item.

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  6. In addition to BrowZine search results, include further option "None of these? Search your library catalogue"

    If a user performs a search in BrowZine and BrowZine finds no results, the user will be presented with a link saying 'No matches for “XXXXX”. Title may not be BrowZine enabled at this time, but still available at your library. Please click here to search for your title again at your library.'

    This option to search in your library holdings this option is only presented if BrowZine finds NO matches to the search. If BrowZine finds any matches - either in journals supported by BrowZine, or journals not supported by BrowZine - then the only options are those presented…

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  7. TOC enhancements

    Visualization of TOC for a journal can be largely improved, at least for the mobile app. I have here some suggestions:
    - possibility to sort in different ways (newest first/last, unread first/last)
    - possibility to hide read articles
    - add gestures to mark as read (swipe)
    - visualize TOC as list of titles (as now) or list of titles with abstract (at least few words of it)

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  9. Ability to link to PDFs from JournalTOCs: http://www.journaltocs.ac.uk/

    Some of our users sign up for eTOCs through JournalTOCs: http://www.journaltocs.ac.uk/. If a user was set-up to receive an eTOC from a journal and they go to the link supplied by this service, would they be able to pull up the full-text through either through BrowZine or LibKey?

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  10. Support multiple sources of access

    For several of our journals, we have access to some years through one source and other years through a different source. Right now, BrowZine only supports one source and chooses the one that provides the most access. We would like BrowZine to support multiple sources so we can have our complete access available.

    10 votes
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  11. Primo integration: Add a mouseover to the text View Issue Contents to indicate to users that they are linking to an external system

    To help to make it clear to users that they are linking to an external system (i.e. leaving Primo), it would be great if a customisable mouseover could be added to the text View Issue Contents.

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  12. Allow customizable journal title selection for the widget

    It would be useful to be able to select specific titles to be displayed on the widget. This would mean they could be in different subject areas, allow more personalized choices, and avoid embargoed titles.

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  13. Sub-collection

    In My Articles allow me to create a sub-collections under a main collection. For example Under Cystic Fibrosis allow sub-collections for diagnosis, treatment, etc.

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  14. Switch the default order of journals in subjects

    At the moment, if a user clicks on a subject the default order is alphabetical which to me does not seem very useful for browsing. If the user had known the title he would have entered it into the search slot (that works very well!) I would prefer having the journals ordered by SJR value instead so I can see more important journals in a field I'm perhaps not very experienced with (as I don't know many journal titles ...)

    3 votes
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  15. Browzine-Admin-tool for Library Administrators: with anonymized usage statistics

    Can you offer an Admin-tool for Library Administrators where the admin can monitor (anonymized) usage statistics (e.g. lenght of usage, download number, journal hitlist, day/time of usage, from which pages the user come from e.g. if the Browzine-API is used mostly or another library page...)

    39 votes
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  16. Export bookshelves and article collections

    It would be very useful to be able to export a complete bookshelf or article collection to a list of URL's and to a libguide table.

    5 votes
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  17. 11 votes
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  18. Add drag and drop to My Bookshelf within BrowZine on the web

    Add a similar experience that mobile enjoys to the web version of BrowZine to allow users to re-arrange their Bookshelf via a simple drag and drop interface.

    19 votes
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  19. Include basic PDF markup capabilities in Browzine

    It'd be great to be able to do basic markup in the PDF view in Browzine—even just highlighting would be fantastic. A lot of academics like to mark up PDFs while reading and then store the marked-up version in a Zotero or Mendeley library. Browzine is fantastic at retrieving and then uploading to a personal library, but the middle markup step is missing. I used to be able to make it work with Papership or Zotfile, both of which are now defunct. I can export to iAnnotate or some other annotation app, but I can't then get it into Zotero…

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  20. Add subject headings to the usage statistics

    When viewing the usage statistics for "My Bookshelf", "TOC Views", and "Full Text Downloads" it would be really useful to have the subject headings that each journal is tagged with. This would allow more granular analysis of themes/subject popularity.

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