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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Platform report1 (R4)

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

    4 votes
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  7. 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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  8. Create Artificial Issues for continuously published titles like the Frontiers series

    Doing so would make the titles much easier to browse.

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  9. 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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  10. Start

    On the PC, when I go to http://browzine.com, I'd like to start on My Bookshelf - as long as I'm logged in. This is in analogy to how Browzine behaves on the iPad. When not logged in, Browzine would start in the Browzine Library.

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  11. It'd be nice to be able to get a url to a widget for posting to social media. The embed code is great for libguides!

    I would like to do target marketing to departments, so it'd be nice to tweet something to the Art Department about art education journals via browzine with a nice widget/gif displaying

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  12. Allow a user to mark an issue unread (the system already marks articles unread when a new issue/article comes out)

    It would be useful for a user to mark an issue unread for them to better keep track of issues/articles that they wish to read, whether the issue is new or not. Note that BrowZine already marks new articles/issues unread.

    2 votes
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  13. Add support for EasyBib

    Add direct export for EasyBib

    3 votes
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  14. 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.

    3 votes
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  15. 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.

    2 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Add support for Citavi

    Add direct export to Citavi

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  18. 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.

    5 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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