BrowZine Features

  1. 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!

    21 votes
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  2. 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.

    23 votes
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  3. 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.

    11 votes
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  4. 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.

    39 votes
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  5. 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.

    14 votes
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  6. Share shelfs with other users

    It would be great if a user could have multiple shelfs and share shelfs with other users. Sharing both journals and specific articles. For example: A professor could compile a shelf for a specfic masters course and share it with the students.

    45 votes
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  7. 217 votes
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  8. 29 votes
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  9. We'd like this sorting enhancement, please...

    Using the sorting option, titles with current full text would be displayed first, followed by embargoed content, with unsubscribed titles last.

    2 votes
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  10. 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.

    1 vote
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  11. 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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  12. 1 vote
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  13. 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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  14. 1 vote
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 2 votes
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  19. Switch Off Warnings

    Allow user to switch off display of warnings, such as 'Authentication Failed' in the Preferences/User Settings. E.g. I know when I am on the intranet or not and what to expect in both cases, so no warning needed.

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  20. Add support for EasyBib

    Add direct export for EasyBib

    3 votes
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