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  1. unread

    Toggle for display "All" vs "Unread Only".

    For some journals (e.g. Open Access journals like eLife or the Frontiers journals), the number of articles per issue can get huge, and BrowZine appears to sort them alphabetically by title. This can make finding the unread articles (with a blue dot) time consuming. It would be easier if it were possible to toggle between displaying only unread articles vs all articles.

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    • Add built-in function to close/exit BrowZine on smartphone

      There isn't currently a built-in function to close/exit the BrowZine app on a smartphone. As a work around, I had to restart my device. It is easy to see how such a feature would be very useful.

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      • Add the option to display one, two, three or four shelves in the My Bookshelf bookcases

        For example, if only two shelves were displayed, then the journal cover images could be enlarged to fill the space.

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        • Treat end dates of journal coverage in similar way to embargoed content

          I believe you may already be working on this. Could content beyond an end date of coverage be shown in the same way as embargoed content so users can request articles in these later issues from the library? Posting this to get an update on when this is likely to go live. Thank you.

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          • Add a warning for deleting My Articles collections in the app.

            When you delete a collection in BrowZine web, you get this message: Are you sure you want to delete collection "Collection Name"? This will permanently delete this collection and all the articles it contains.

            Can a similar warning be added when you delete a collection from the app? I deleted one today on my iPad and didn't realize I'd lose any articles that weren't associated with another collection. You could also add something to the warning suggesting that users should move/copy articles to other collections if they don't want to lose the articles.

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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 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.

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                • Enable saving articles to Paperpile

                  Integrate with Paperpile reference manager

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                  • Create a bookshelf that can be integrated into libguides, instead of the current practice of building a display from scratch.

                    I am a subject librarian for the School of Engineering. I have 8 subject guides corresponding to 8 disciplines. At the moment, the only way of displaying key journals in BrowZine is to build a table of titles from scratch. Instead, I would like to be able to create a bookshelf for each discipline, and integrate each bookshelf into the corresponding libguide.

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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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                      • Add Yammer to "Social" options in sharing panel

                        Yammer is an enterprise-level Social network tool with Groups functionality. It would be great to be able to share an article found on BrowZine to a group in Yammer, effectively providing a broadcast of an article to an engaged audience. The Yammer icon would ideally be one option in the Social section of the Share window.

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                        • Integrate with ResearchID by Reuters so that a community is established

                          Integrate with ResearchID by Reuters so that a community is established

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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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                            • 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 the ability to share without requiring the user to download the paper

                                When using the iPad app I often I see an article title that I want to send to another colleague that is not related to my research field. It would be great to have a way to share paper with a colleague without first downloading the paper to my device.

                                On the iPad this could easily be achieved through right swiping the paper title with configurable sharing options available.

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                                    • Display not only articles, but also the section they belong to in TOC

                                      Many journals have their articles grouped into different types (e.g. Research Article, Book Review, Original Research Article, Review Article etc.). In the original TOC of the journal this is visible and helps the reader to separate the different types of articles. However, in BrowZine this information gets lost. Is the a possibility to retain it? It would be a great help for our users.

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                                        • Add support for Citavi

                                          Add direct export to Citavi

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