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  1. 11 votes
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    • Allow downloading of articles previously saved in Zotero.

      Allow loading of saved articles from my Zotero library and my PC so I can keep all my journal articles on my BrowZine bookshelf.

      10 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.

        10 votes
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        • WebDAV support for Zotero

          Currently BrowZine only supports saving PDFs directly to Zotero's servers. Zotero features a capability to save to WebDAV services instead, but this is not currently supported in BrowZine. Add support so that a user could put in their personal WebDAV credentials and save PDFs there instead of at Zotero's servers.

          9 votes
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          • 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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            • Add a journal description on the TOC Page

              Add a feature so that, from the TOC view, to tap in order to retrieve information about a journal.

              9 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"

                9 votes
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                • Change system message when there's no match for a title or the title has no ISSN

                  If I search for a title in any of these categories

                  * Not included in our BrowZine instance
                  * Not included in our OCLC A-Z list
                  * Does not have an ISSN

                  I receive this message:

                  "No matches for <title>. 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."

                  I would like for it to read:

                  "No matches for <title>. Please click here to search for the title in your library's journals list."

                  Please either change the message globally or allow customization…

                  9 votes
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                  • 9 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.

                      9 votes
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                      • Error alerts/log for library

                        If a user encounters an error such as "Full Text Failure - Your institution does not have access to this title. Please see your library for assistance", chances are they won't contact the library. It would be great if there was an option for the library to somehow be able to access a log or alert that these errors are occurring, so then we may properly update our holdings

                        8 votes
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                        • Customization options for homepage image

                          Provide options for libraries to select an image of journal titles representative of their holdings / user community. E.g. a medical library could select a stock image reflecting top medical journals while a liberal arts college could select an image reflecting top titles from a variety of disciplines.

                          7 votes
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                          • add the ability to create a placeholder for non-BrowZine journals.

                            Add a way for users to add a non-BrowZine compatible journal to their bookshelf and link it to the journal website, library A-to-Z list or other location.

                            7 votes
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                            • add the capability to login via SSO.

                              Integrating the ability to login using SSO would make accessing BrowZine much easier.

                              7 votes
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                              • to provide the possibility to make your selection of journals in a bookcase visible to other users of your institution

                                As an instructor or librarian you can for instance show students easily which scientific journals are of interest for a particular course or educational program.

                                7 votes
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                                • 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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                                    • 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...)

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Add journals from all publishers and users will only get access to what their university subscribe to. They will get a turn away otherwise.

                                        Add journals from all publishers and users will only get access to what their university subscribe to. They will get a turn away otherwise.

                                        6 votes
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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.

                                          6 votes
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