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  1. 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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    • Give librarians a list of users at their institution

      We need a way to track adoption of BrowZine by our users, as well as a way to notifiy them of expected changes to the service. Apparently, this is not currently possible in BrowZine. Yet almost every publisher or database provider can provide librarians with lists of users from their institution.

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      • 10 votes
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        • 5 votes
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          • Include basic PDF markup capabilities in Browzine

            It'd be great to be able to do basic markup in the PDF view in Browzine—even just highlighting would be fantastic. A lot of academics like to mark up PDFs while reading and then store the marked-up version in a Zotero or Mendeley library. Browzine is fantastic at retrieving and then uploading to a personal library, but the middle markup step is missing. I used to be able to make it work with Papership or Zotfile, both of which are now defunct. I can export to iAnnotate or some other annotation app, but I can't then get it into Zotero…

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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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              • 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...)

                30 votes
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                • 8 votes
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                  • Display ISSN next to the title in BrowZine Web

                    Visibility of the ISSN can help distinguish similarly named titles.

                    13 votes
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                    • Add drag and drop to My Bookshelf within BrowZine on the web

                      Add a similar experience that mobile enjoys to the web version of BrowZine to allow users to re-arrange their Bookshelf via a simple drag and drop interface.

                      14 votes
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                      • 2 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

                          27 votes
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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?

                            2 votes
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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.
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                              • Include More Detailed Print Availability Information

                                Show which issues are available in print form and include notes to indicate their physical location.

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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Allow for custom upload of dummies to represent titles the library subscribe to, but are not available yet via Browzine

                                    While we know that Browzine could link back to the A-Z list if a user searched for title that's not available in Browzine, we are concerned that actual browsing could be misleading, because users might think this is all that's available and not put in a search. We'd like to have a way to represent ALL of our holdings - including titles Browzine does not offer. If there is a way to custom create dummies by uploading a list, that would resolve the problem, even if they are not as pretty and reflect the actual journal cover.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • 3 votes
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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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                                        • Enable addition of chat widget / LibAnswers

                                          Add the ability for libraries to include their chat widgets / "Ask a Librarian" within BrowZine, so that users can ask for help locally.

                                          8 votes
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