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  1. 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.

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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.

      16 votes
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      • 1 vote
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        • 5 votes
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          • F1000Workspace functionality (like Mendeley and Zotero)

            F1000Workspace (from F1000.com), which is a citation manager like Zotero and Mendeley. Our users prefer it and would like Browzine to work with it.

            5 votes
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            • 13 votes
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              • 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.

                1 vote
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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.

                  10 votes
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                  • 17 votes
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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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                      • 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.

                        18 votes
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                        • Allow libraries to customize messaging that shows up for embargoed journal issues (for ILL/Link Resolver integration)

                          Allow libraries to customize this to more specifically address ILL or Link Resolver integrations.

                          Specific features to customize:
                          1) Messaging in orange highlighted box on TOC page
                          2) Messaging in interstitial window: "Your library does not have the full text of:" ... "... but we may be able to get it for you!"
                          3) Wording of button/link text (currently says: "Request this item and/or check additional sources"

                          18 votes
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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.

                            3 votes
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                            • Show all journals in the library and their number in addition to journals and their number in each category.

                              Users want to see the scope/size of the library. They are asking how many journals are available in total. Subject categories artificially and subjectively segment journals. They may hide some journals from the users especial in the highly interdisciplinary research. Researchers do not want to jump between multiple categories and repeat browse in each.

                              9 votes
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                              • Add additional bookcases to My Bookshelf

                                64 seems an arbitrarily low number of journals to track--I'd like to be able to keep tabs on more.

                                8 votes
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                                • Platform report1 (R4)

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

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Add email notifications when a new issue is released for a journal on your bookshelf

                                    Add email notifications when a new issue is released for a journal on your bookshelf. I Currently have to go in and check, so it would be nice if I could be prompted.
                                    thanks,
                                    Jeremy

                                    61 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, and would allow libraries to customize both the URL and the button text.

                                      4 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.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • 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.

                                          15 votes
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