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  1. 141 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.

      29 votes
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      • 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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          • 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...)

            22 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

              19 votes
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              • 19 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.

                  18 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.

                    17 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!

                      17 votes
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                      • 16 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.

                          15 votes
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                          • Add ability to link from TOC to publisher's website

                            A user suggested the ability to link right to the home page of the journal on the publisher's site in order to learn more about the journal as well as to potentially see other non-periodical content.

                            14 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…

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

                                  13 votes
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                                  • For "My Bookshelf": alerts for new papers only within selected keywords

                                    Only new papers accourding to keywords appear in "My bookshelf", not hole issues.

                                    13 votes
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                                    • Display ISSN next to the title in BrowZine Web

                                      Visibility of the ISSN can help distinguish similarly named titles.

                                      12 votes
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                                        under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                                      • Have the app indicate when I have reviewed a journal

                                        put the date of the issue in the dropdown box under "Available Issues" of a journal. If I do not remember if a journal is monthly/weekly etc. then I have no idea of Issue 2, for example, is the one I have browsed or not without actually going through it again.

                                        12 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.

                                          11 votes
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