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  1. 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.

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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

        2 votes
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        • 8 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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              • 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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                  • 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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                    • Add a journal description on the TOC Page

                      Add a feature so that, from the TOC view, to tap in order to retrieve information about a journal.

                      11 votes
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                      • Integrate with ResearchID by Reuters so that a community is established

                        Integrate with ResearchID by Reuters so that a community is established

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                        • Add the option to display one, two, three or four shelves in the My Bookshelf bookcases

                          For example, if only two shelves were displayed, then the journal cover images could be enlarged to fill the space.

                          3 votes
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                          • Display Publication Dates on Journal Issues

                            When possible, display the date of publication on issues.

                            24 votes
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                            • Make it possible to mark an article as "unread" again

                              It's not frequent, but sometimes I'll see an article I really like, click it and get the "Not available yet, try later" error. I'd like to keep it unread so I remember to go back it later, but apparently "once clicked, always read."

                              Not a big deal, just for your consideration. Thanks!

                              17 votes
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                              • Add journals from all publishers and users will only get access to what their university subscribe to. They will get a turn away otherwise.

                                Add journals from all publishers and users will only get access to what their university subscribe to. They will get a turn away otherwise.

                                9 votes
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                                • Enable a user to have more than one library affiliation without logging out

                                  This is a fairly common scenario for faculty and students who are in Medicine, for example, and who may have access to both resources available at a hospital library as well as a university.

                                  18 votes
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                                  • to provide the possibility to make your selection of journals in a bookcase visible to other users of your institution

                                    As an instructor or librarian you can for instance show students easily which scientific journals are of interest for a particular course or educational program.

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Have the app indicate when I have reviewed a journal

                                      put the date of the issue in the dropdown box under "Available Issues" of a journal. If I do not remember if a journal is monthly/weekly etc. then I have no idea of Issue 2, for example, is the one I have browsed or not without actually going through it again.

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Provide support for adding non-library subscribed titles to My Bookshelf

                                        A researcher may have individual subscriptions available to them and/or they are interested only in receiving TOC alerts for a title the library as a whole may not subscribe to. Provide a way to put these titles as well on My Bookshelf for easy access to these titles as well.

                                        32 votes
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                                        • Allow downloading of articles previously saved in Zotero.

                                          Allow loading of saved articles from my Zotero library and my PC so I can keep all my journal articles on my BrowZine bookshelf.

                                          10 votes
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