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  1. Change system message when there's no match for a title or the title has no ISSN

    If I search for a title in any of these categories

    * Not included in our BrowZine instance
    * Not included in our OCLC A-Z list
    * Does not have an ISSN

    I receive this message:

    "No matches for <title>. Title may not be BrowZine enabled at this time, but still available at your library. Please click here to search for your title again at your library."

    I would like for it to read:

    "No matches for <title>. Please click here to search for the title in your library's journals list."

    Please either change the message globally or allow customization…

    16 votes
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  2. Saving to My Articles could be more intuitive

    When adding an article to "My Articles" I was given the choice of "General collection" or "Create a new collection" in the pop-up box. I clicked the check-mark next to General Collection and clicked done, and the article didn't save to my articles. Turns out by clicking the checkmark I'd un-checked it meaning there was no collection selected to save it to, so it didn't save. It shouldn't have let me do this and/or should have warned me.

    3 votes
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  3. Filter Out "Accepted Manuscripts" from BrowZine until there is actual content available

    Some publishers like Oxford and IEEE sometimes produce an "article in press" which does not lead to full text since the publisher has not yet posted the document. Suppress these items from BrowZine, if possible, so that users being alerted about their existence don't waste time chasing items not yet available.

    5 votes
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  4. unread

    Toggle for display "All" vs "Unread Only".

    For some journals (e.g. Open Access journals like eLife or the Frontiers journals), the number of articles per issue can get huge, and BrowZine appears to sort them alphabetically by title. This can make finding the unread articles (with a blue dot) time consuming. It would be easier if it were possible to toggle between displaying only unread articles vs all articles.

    6 votes
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  5. 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.

    19 votes
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  6. 7 votes
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  7. 15 votes
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  8. 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.

    13 votes
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  9. 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.

    15 votes
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  10. 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.

    21 votes
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  11. Allow a user to bulk transfer articles saved in the app

    This would be useful to backup articles found and saved in BrowZine in a service like DropBox, Mendeley or other service.

    15 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Include PubMed IDs and PubMed Central IDs in data sent to ILL and for bibliographic softwoare

    Include PubMed IDs and PubMed Central IDs in the metadata that is sent to the ILL form upon integration. In addition, include PMIDs and PMCIDs with other exports, for example, to bibliographic management software.

    10 votes
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  14. add the ability to create a placeholder for non-BrowZine journals.

    Add a way for users to add a non-BrowZine compatible journal to their bookshelf and link it to the journal website, library A-to-Z list or other location.

    14 votes
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  15. 10 votes
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  16. For "My Bookshelf": alerts for new papers only within selected keywords

    Only new papers accourding to keywords appear in "My bookshelf", not hole issues.

    18 votes
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  17. 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.

    4 votes
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  18. Integrate with ReadCube

    Integrate with ReadCube ... way better than Mendeley IMHO

    4 votes
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  19. Display Publication Dates on Journal Issues

    When possible, display the date of publication on issues.

    27 votes
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  20. 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!

    19 votes
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