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  1. Provide support for searching for titles by abbreviation

    Many users are familiar with standard abbreviations for their titles, so allowing the search to be able to translate these abbreviations into relevant titles would be helpful to them.

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    • 2 votes
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      • Add built-in auto-read feature

        It would be wonderful to have an auto-read feature built-in the app. This could be used for those interested in an article but have too small a screen, listening to an article while on the road (or wherever), and for BrowZine accessibility for those with poor to minimal eyesight. I think this support facet could greatly increase ‘everyday’ usage of the app.

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        • Option for "Export all citations"or "export selected citation"

          It takes time to manually download every citation, especially when you want to download a whole edition. An "Export all" and "Export selected citations" function would come in handy.

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          • Add email TOC (table of contents) alert notifications for journals on one's My Bookshelf

            Add a feature in Browzine so that for individual journals one may choose to have email notifications of new issues with the Table of Contents for the new issue in the email.

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            • Add alternate Help button on BrowZine Web to go to library instead of Third Iron support

              Turn the Help icon into a drop down menu, allowing users a choice of contacting either Third Iron support or the library for support.

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              • Add RefWorks in Export Citation on the Web

                Support RefWorks in Export Citation link!

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                • 8 votes
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                  • Allow title page additions to shelves.

                    Allow titles to be added to book shelves from the list page, instead of forcing the user to go to the individual journal pages to add the title.

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                    • create a new issue alert.

                      If a subscriber has a journal title on his/her bookshelf, I suggest the creation of an alert to notify the subscriber when a new issue becomes available.

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                      • Add an overall category for to the marketing widget

                        The categories are great for our faculties, but for our Digital Library we would like the possibility to show journals from all categories in the widget.

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                        • 6 votes
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                          • Create Artificial Issues for continuously published titles like the Frontiers series

                            Doing so would make the titles much easier to browse.

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                            • Ability to customize button text and links for BrowZine marketing widget

                              This is referring to the "Explore Journals" and "Watch the Video" buttons. Presently the links can be customized for the two buttons on the widget, but the button TEXT cannot. This suggestion is to allow libraries to also customize the button text to fully customize the two buttons.

                              4 votes
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                              • Platform report1 (R4)

                                We would like to know how often specific platforms are accessed through BrowZine.

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                                • Allow libraries to customize messaging that shows up for embargoed journal issues (for ILL/Link Resolver integration)

                                  Allow libraries to customize this to more specifically address ILL or Link Resolver integrations.

                                  Specific features to customize:
                                  1) Messaging in orange highlighted box on TOC page
                                  2) Messaging in interstitial window: "Your library does not have the full text of:" ... "... but we may be able to get it for you!"
                                  3) Wording of button/link text (currently says: "Request this item and/or check additional sources"

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Show all journals in the library and their number in addition to journals and their number in each category.

                                    Users want to see the scope/size of the library. They are asking how many journals are available in total. Subject categories artificially and subjectively segment journals. They may hide some journals from the users especial in the highly interdisciplinary research. Researchers do not want to jump between multiple categories and repeat browse in each.

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Switch Off Warnings

                                      Allow user to switch off display of warnings, such as 'Authentication Failed' in the Preferences/User Settings. E.g. I know when I am on the intranet or not and what to expect in both cases, so no warning needed.

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                                      • Start with unread

                                        I noticed if I click on a journal with unread articles, I start in the latest table of content, which is often not where unread articles are. These are often in "Articles in Press" and I suggest to be brought to that section.

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                                        • Start

                                          On the PC, when I go to http://browzine.com, I'd like to start on My Bookshelf - as long as I'm logged in. This is in analogy to how Browzine behaves on the iPad. When not logged in, Browzine would start in the Browzine Library.

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