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  1. Enable a way to bookmark a spot in a journal

    It can sometimes be useful to not necessarily save a particular article but to bookmark my place when scanning through numerous old issues of a journal so that I can easily pick up where I left off later. Creating a function where I can place this marker on an article within an issue which is easily retrievable from the journal level and that would sync across devices would allow me to easily pick up where I left off, regardless of the device I'm using.

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    • Include abstracts when sharing article citations via email

      Whenever possible, include abstracts when sharing article citations via email; this would make it easier for the recipient to determine if the article is really of interest.

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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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        • 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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          • We'd like this sorting enhancement, please...

            Using the sorting option, titles with current full text would be displayed first, followed by embargoed content, with unsubscribed titles last.

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            • Allow multiple subjects in Widgets

              I'm a librarian and have created several subject area widgets for disciplines I work with. Sometimes however your subjects don't match my institution's majors well and I'd love to be able to choose multiple subjects from the list when I make widgets. An example would be I'd like to be able to choose Women's Studies and LGBT Studies together.
              Thanks for considering.

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              • implement a filter to highlight unread papers

                Hi,

                Great app. I use it almost on a daily basis to check for new articles in my field. Some journal issues are quite long and new papers keep on appearing. Would it be possible to add a button to filter out unread articles within an issue? The blue circle helps but it isn’t enough (IMHO).

                Thanks
                Raul

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                • Rename "My Bookshelf" to something like "Favorites"

                  The tab My Bookshelf is confusing to me. I feel like people will think they can search for our e-books using this platform. Is there way to change the name of that particular tab to something like Favorites or My Favorite Journals?

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                  • Provide the month and page numbers for journal articles. I usually search by month, not issue number.

                    Please include the month and page numbers for articles in the Available Issues dropdown. It is difficult to search for articles by journal issue number. Most MDs I know refer to an article by the month it was published in a particular journal - eg - "the December issue of JCO." It is tedious opening and closing each issue of a journal to find one particular article that I am look for.
                    Thanks

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                    • Saving to My Articles could be more intuitive

                      When adding an article to "My Articles" I was given the choice of "General collection" or "Create a new collection" in the pop-up box. I clicked the check-mark next to General Collection and clicked done, and the article didn't save to my articles. Turns out by clicking the checkmark I'd un-checked it meaning there was no collection selected to save it to, so it didn't save. It shouldn't have let me do this and/or should have warned me.

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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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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • 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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                              • Add support for Citavi

                                Add direct export to Citavi

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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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                                  • allow sort option for the widget

                                    Allow libraries to select title or rank sort for the "Explore journals" link from the marketing widget. Apparently it used to be only sortable by title and now it's only sortable by rank due to user feedback -- giving the choice (even if it requires manually editing the generated code) would satisfy both camps.

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                                    • Allow for modification of the "Access Provided By" text

                                      The text appearing above our university logo on the BrowZine home page reads "Access Provided By." Ideally, we would have the option to modify or remove it.

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                                      • Sync items in my bookshelf to my favourites in Primo

                                        As it is possible to integrate BrowZine within Primo it would be useful if article information saved to the my bookshelf could be synced to display in a users Primo my favourites area. Otherwise students will have to check 2 different accounts for saved items.

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                                        • Export bookshelves and article collections

                                          It would be very useful to be able to export a complete bookshelf or article collection to a list of URL's and to a libguide table.

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