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  1. 9 votes
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      under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
    • 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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      • 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...)

        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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              • 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

                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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                      • 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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                          • Include dates of coverage for publications

                            On the list of covered publications at http://support.thirdiron.com/knowledgebase/articles/132654-what-publishers-do-you-support would you include dates of coverage? If this requires a more comprehensive list of specific titles for each publisher so much the better (but sorry for the extra work :-) )

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

                                5 votes
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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.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Allow users to simultaneously access multiple institutions' resources.

                                    Our faculty members are affiliated with multiple institutions and find the process of signing in and out cumbersome. They would like to be able to access all of the content they are entitled to access, regardless of which institution provides the access.

                                    5 votes
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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.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Provide the option for libraries to customize the "help" link.

                                        Option to swap the current link to Third Iron support with a link to their own help page.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Enable marking a whole issue as a favourite

                                          Many/most journals release special issues dedicated to specific topics. It would be valuable to be able to mark a whole issue as a favourite, so that I can easily return again and again until I've read or saved all articles of interest (particularly useful for those weekly journals, where it is easy to get behind). I was thinking that enabling a change of colour in the list of issues would be one way of handling this, or enabling the addition of an icon to the list of available issues, but there are probably other/better ideas.

                                          4 votes
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