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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 5 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Display ISSN next to the title in BrowZine Web

    Visibility of the ISSN can help distinguish similarly named titles.

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  7. 2 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 1 vote
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  11. 3 votes
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  12. 5 votes
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  13. Create a bookshelf that can be integrated into libguides, instead of the current practice of building a display from scratch.

    I am a subject librarian for the School of Engineering. I have 8 subject guides corresponding to 8 disciplines. At the moment, the only way of displaying key journals in BrowZine is to build a table of titles from scratch. Instead, I would like to be able to create a bookshelf for each discipline, and integrate each bookshelf into the corresponding libguide.

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  14. 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.

    3 votes
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Add functionality to import search results from e.g. Web of Science

    This would greatly improve the workflow of going from query to full text article.

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  17. 18 votes
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  18. 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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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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