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EBSCO Ideas Portal

This Ideas Portal enables you to share any ideas you have for GOBI, ECM or the upcoming new books ordering platform, as well as vote and comment on any submitted ideas.


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Gobi API Purchase Order creation for DDA autopurchases

Please enable the GOBI API to create purchase orders in Alma for auto-purchased DDA titles. This automation will allow for accurate tracking of DDA purchases in Alma and reduce manual work/errors in POL creation
Guest 5 days ago in APIs and Integration 0
112 VOTE

Content unavailable in my country

Do not show me or allow me to select titles and offerings that are not saleable to me.
Caroline Zappasodi about 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 6 Future consideration

Include links to new editions

When a new edition is available, please include that link in the older edition. Other book vendors include this and it ensures we order the most current edition. especially if a title has changed.
Linda Nilles over 1 year ago in Selection Workflow / User Interface 1 Future consideration

Edit/Delete Library Note

User ability to edit or delete a Library Note
Guest over 1 year ago in  Administrative and User Account Controls 1 Future consideration

When an ISBN with hyphens is used to search, automatically remove hyphens

In ISBNs hyphens are often used (for example 978-981-19-7160-0). To be able to search by ISBN I have to remove the hyphens manually. With hyphens the result is 'No results were found'. It would be great if the hyphens were removed automatically (e...
Judith Gulpers about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / Selection Workflow / User Interface 1 Future consideration

Invoice Portal

An invoice portal for all EBSCO invoices - no matter the product or service (GOBI etc.). It should be possible to view all invoices, check statuses and pay outstanding invoices. It would also be beneficial to be able to create deposit invoices and...
Guest almost 2 years ago in Invoicing 2 Future consideration

Ebook PDF page allowance information in Gobi

Occasionally there are ebooks from EBSCO or ProQuest that do not allow users to download any pages. It would be helpful to have this information somewhere on the Gobi ordering screen.
Guest 7 months ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

Set default sort/filter

It might be useful to enable users to set up a default sort/filter for their search results on the new ordering platform so they don't have to apply the same filters every time as we do in GOBI. If they are often searching with the same parameters...
Guest about 2 months ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

Automated Holdings Loading

I would like a more automated process for loading my library's holdings to GOBI so that I do not have to check my local catalog before buying to prevent duplication.
Caroline Zappasodi about 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 3 Planned

Preferred sort order

The default sort order of the results is 'Relevance'. I would like to be able to change that into Pub Year > Descending (to see the newest titles first) and keep that sort order (at least) for the next searches in the same session.
Judith Gulpers over 1 year ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration