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  1. 122 votes
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    • 16 votes
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      • 8 votes
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        • Have the journals that appear in the montage on the BrowZine Web splash screen reflect the type of library using it

          For example, have the splash screen just show medical journals if the customer is a hospital library.

          3 votes
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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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            • Add the possibility to open an article from another app (e.g. Feedly) in Android.

              Case in point: I browse headlines from journals through their rss-feeds on Feedly, and would love to be able to open the full text article in Browzine.

              The added benefit of this as opposed to opening it in a browser is the reduced loading time, improved readability, and the built in access through my library's proxy that Browzine offers.

              I see that from Feedly I can 'share' the link to different apps on my tablet, e.g. Gmail, clipboard, etc. It would be great if Browzine could be added to that list, so that the full text could be read from…

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              • Switch Off Warnings

                Allow user to switch off display of warnings, such as 'Authentication Failed' in the Preferences/User Settings. E.g. I know when I am on the intranet or not and what to expect in both cases, so no warning needed.

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                • Add an overall category for to the marketing widget

                  The categories are great for our faculties, but for our Digital Library we would like the possibility to show journals from all categories in the widget.

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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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                    • 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.

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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.

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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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                          • 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.

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                            • Add built-in auto-read feature

                              It would be wonderful to have an auto-read feature built-in the app. This could be used for those interested in an article but have too small a screen, listening to an article while on the road (or wherever), and for BrowZine accessibility for those with poor to minimal eyesight. I think this support facet could greatly increase ‘everyday’ usage of the app.

                              2 votes
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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.

                                2 votes
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                                • Platform report1 (R4)

                                  We would like to know how often specific platforms are accessed through BrowZine.

                                  2 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.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • 3 votes
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                                      • Ability to customize button text and links for BrowZine marketing widget

                                        This is referring to the "Explore Journals" and "Watch the Video" buttons. Presently the links can be customized for the two buttons on the widget, but the button TEXT cannot. This suggestion is to allow libraries to also customize the button text to fully customize the two buttons.

                                        3 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.

                                          5 votes
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