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  1. 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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    • 1 vote
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      • 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.

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        • 10 votes
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          • mark issue as read

            Duplicate the 'mark issue as read' button at the bottom of the list of articles (web interface), so you don't have to scroll back up to click it.

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            • 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.

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              • enable multiple holding years to be displayed on Journal titles.

                Some titles may have broken holdings years (e.g. 1990-2005, 2011-present) and it would be good to have a way to display this information in BrowZine records.

                3 votes
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                • 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…

                  2 votes
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                  • Give librarians a list of users at their institution

                    We need a way to track adoption of BrowZine by our users, as well as a way to notifiy them of expected changes to the service. Apparently, this is not currently possible in BrowZine. Yet almost every publisher or database provider can provide librarians with lists of users from their institution.

                    2 votes
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                    • implement a filter to highlight unread papers

                      Hi,

                      Great app. I use it almost on a daily basis to check for new articles in my field. Some journal issues are quite long and new papers keep on appearing. Would it be possible to add a button to filter out unread articles within an issue? The blue circle helps but it isn’t enough (IMHO).

                      Thanks
                      Raul

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                      • Display ISSN next to the title in BrowZine Web

                        Visibility of the ISSN can help distinguish similarly named titles.

                        12 votes
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                          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                        • 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...)

                          22 votes
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                          • 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.

                            2 votes
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                              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                            • 6 votes
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                              • 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.

                                10 votes
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                                • Rename "My Bookshelf" to something like "Favorites"

                                  The tab My Bookshelf is confusing to me. I feel like people will think they can search for our e-books using this platform. Is there way to change the name of that particular tab to something like Favorites or My Favorite Journals?

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                                  • Provide the month and page numbers for journal articles. I usually search by month, not issue number.

                                    Please include the month and page numbers for articles in the Available Issues dropdown. It is difficult to search for articles by journal issue number. Most MDs I know refer to an article by the month it was published in a particular journal - eg - "the December issue of JCO." It is tedious opening and closing each issue of a journal to find one particular article that I am look for.
                                    Thanks

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                                    • Include More Detailed Print Availability Information

                                      Show which issues are available in print form and include notes to indicate their physical location.

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                                      • Please add a search box to search the journals (ideally all in one go)

                                        Also please ensure this search option searches new and old volumes and updates you when articles are published meeting your criteria. This would be great for academics and students alike. Seth

                                        20 votes
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                                        • 1 vote
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