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  1. 173 votes
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    • Add email notifications when a new issue is released for a journal on your bookshelf

      Add email notifications when a new issue is released for a journal on your bookshelf. I Currently have to go in and check, so it would be nice if I could be prompted.
      thanks,
      Jeremy

      64 votes
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      • Provide support for adding non-library subscribed titles to My Bookshelf

        A researcher may have individual subscriptions available to them and/or they are interested only in receiving TOC alerts for a title the library as a whole may not subscribe to. Provide a way to put these titles as well on My Bookshelf for easy access to these titles as well.

        36 votes
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        • Share shelfs with other users

          It would be great if a user could have multiple shelfs and share shelfs with other users. Sharing both journals and specific articles. For example: A professor could compile a shelf for a specfic masters course and share it with the students.

          33 votes
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          • 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...)

            30 votes
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            • 28 votes
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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

                27 votes
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                • Display Publication Dates on Journal Issues

                  When possible, display the date of publication on issues.

                  26 votes
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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"

                    20 votes
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                    • Enable a user to have more than one library affiliation without logging out

                      This is a fairly common scenario for faculty and students who are in Medicine, for example, and who may have access to both resources available at a hospital library as well as a university.

                      20 votes
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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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                        • 19 votes
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                          • 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…

                            18 votes
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                            • 18 votes
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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.

                                18 votes
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                                • Make it possible to mark an article as "unread" again

                                  It's not frequent, but sometimes I'll see an article I really like, click it and get the "Not available yet, try later" error. I'd like to keep it unread so I remember to go back it later, but apparently "once clicked, always read."

                                  Not a big deal, just for your consideration. Thanks!

                                  18 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.

                                    17 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      16 votes
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                                      • Add Support for Refworks 3

                                        Please add Support for exporting from BrowZine to Refworks 3.

                                        16 votes
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                                          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.

                                        • 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.

                                          14 votes
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