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  1. add the ability to create a placeholder for non-BrowZine journals.

    Add a way for users to add a non-BrowZine compatible journal to their bookshelf and link it to the journal website, library A-to-Z list or other location.

    6 votes
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    • add the capability to login via SSO.

      Integrating the ability to login using SSO would make accessing BrowZine much easier.

      7 votes
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      • Add support for EasyBib

        Add direct export for EasyBib

        3 votes
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        • 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.

          2 votes
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          • Add ability to customize the taxonomy/which subjects appear

            It would be nice to suppress subject areas that appear in BrowZine which are not relevant to a particular library. For example, for hospital libraries to suppress the Arts & Humanities subject area.

            14 votes
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            • Show the number of journals within each subject area.

              Next to a subject, show in parentheses the number of journals within that subject.

              3 votes
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              • Error alerts/log for library

                If a user encounters an error such as "Full Text Failure - Your institution does not have access to this title. Please see your library for assistance", chances are they won't contact the library. It would be great if there was an option for the library to somehow be able to access a log or alert that these errors are occurring, so then we may properly update our holdings

                6 votes
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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.

                  3 votes
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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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                    • Add support for Citavi

                      Add direct export to Citavi

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                      • Make access to browzine.com available to mobile devices too

                        I (Leiden Univ) deleted the app from my mobile device and went to browzine.com. The app will be opened but I prefer the mobile website.

                        13 votes
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                        • Please include individual Open Access articles that are published in subscription journals.

                          Many subscription journals include individual articles that are Open Access. These often carry a CC licence or can be Identified using the NISO standard: http://www.niso.org/workrooms/ali/
                          Please include them in the Open Access collection.

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                          • 5 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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                              • Enable marking a whole issue as a favourite

                                Many/most journals release special issues dedicated to specific topics. It would be valuable to be able to mark a whole issue as a favourite, so that I can easily return again and again until I've read or saved all articles of interest (particularly useful for those weekly journals, where it is easy to get behind). I was thinking that enabling a change of colour in the list of issues would be one way of handling this, or enabling the addition of an icon to the list of available issues, but there are probably other/better ideas.

                                4 votes
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                                • Please add F1000 Workspace as an option for export

                                  Some of my users have fallen in love with F1000Workspace at http://f1000.com/work/, and would very much like BrowZine to be able to export articles to it as it does with Mendeley, Zotero, etc.

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                                  • Enable sharing of whole issue

                                    Provide a means of sharing a link to an issue.

                                    Currently, BrowZine makes it very easy to share individual articles, but in the iPad app, I can't currently see a way to share a link to a whole issue (apologies if I've missed this). This would support a range of a library's current awareness services.

                                    4 votes
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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.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Allow users to simultaneously access multiple institutions' resources.

                                        Our faculty members are affiliated with multiple institutions and find the process of signing in and out cumbersome. They would like to be able to access all of the content they are entitled to access, regardless of which institution provides the access.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Add punctuation to the Subject line when sharing articles via email

                                          To separate "Sharing" from the article title, to have some of the words stand out a bit more, and to have it look less like spam, add a colon (:) after Sharing, and enclose via BrowZine in brackets,
                                          eg from this: Sharing A RDF-based approach to metadata crosswalk for semantic interoperability at the data element level via BrowZine
                                          to this: Sharing: A RDF-based approach to metadata crosswalk for semantic interoperability at the data element level (via BrowZine)

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