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  1. 13 votes
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      under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
    • 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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      • 16 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.

          2 votes
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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"

                17 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.

                  9 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.

                      17 votes
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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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                        • Add additional bookcases to My Bookshelf

                          64 seems an arbitrarily low number of journals to track--I'd like to be able to keep tabs on more.

                          8 votes
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                          • It'd be nice to be able to get a url to a widget for posting to social media. The embed code is great for libguides!

                            I would like to do target marketing to departments, so it'd be nice to tweet something to the Art Department about art education journals via browzine with a nice widget/gif displaying

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                            • Increase the number of journals allowed on each shelf.

                              There are currently only 4 journals allowed on each shelf. I have my shelves (and book cases) categorized and it would be nice to be able to fit all journals of interest in that specific category. Unlimited number of journals per shelf would be idea, but dramatically increasing the number of journals per shelf is needed.

                              13 votes
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                                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow a user to bulk transfer articles saved in the app

                                This would be useful to backup articles found and saved in BrowZine in a service like DropBox, Mendeley or other service.

                                9 votes
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                                  under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                                • 7 votes
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                                  • Include PubMed IDs and PubMed Central IDs in data sent to ILL and for bibliographic softwoare

                                    Include PubMed IDs and PubMed Central IDs in the metadata that is sent to the ILL form upon integration. In addition, include PMIDs and PMCIDs with other exports, for example, to bibliographic management software.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Allow a user to mark an issue unread (the system already marks articles unread when a new issue/article comes out)

                                      It would be useful for a user to mark an issue unread for them to better keep track of issues/articles that they wish to read, whether the issue is new or not. Note that BrowZine already marks new articles/issues unread.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Eliminate "The" at the beginning of journal titles.

                                        Some of the titles start with "The" (The Journal of Chemical Physics), so if someone's browsing a shelf for the title they'd have to look in the T's rather than the J's.

                                        11 votes
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                                        • Add Support for Refworks 3

                                          Please add Support for exporting from BrowZine to Refworks 3.

                                          14 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                            We have been in contact with ProQuest and as of April 22, 2016 they have no information about a new API that will support exporting from 3rd parties to Refworks 3. Refworks 2 has a mature API which BrowZine uses to support those customers and will continue to do so. ProQuest needs to produce an API for Refworks 3 in order for BrowZine to interact with it. We will keep you posted on this thread as we hear about ProQuest’s progress on delivering the new API.

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