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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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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

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

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

Gobi needs search/filter option to include/exclude library owns already

Add an option to include or exclude "library owns/library owns alt ed" in advanced search, or alternatively add it as a post-search Filter. Or another alternative would be to include that information when Saving a batch of marked records with "ful...
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Immediate access to E-book URL

I would like to have immediate access to proxied e-book url to support rapid discovery of e-books purchased through GOBI.
Victoria Suslak over 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 Future consideration

Get notification when ebook becomes available when I select a print book of interest

When a publisher releases a new book print only, and I'm only interested in purchasing it as ebook, I want to set some kind of notification on individual titles I am interested in, so that when Gobi gets the ebook, I get emailed telling me it's no...
Guest 9 months ago in Acquisition Workflow 3 Future consideration

Self-service for order changes

I would like to be able to make changes to placed orders without having to call customer service rep
Victoria Suslak over 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 Future consideration

Allow ebook only limiter to notifications for "New editions of my library's titles"

The new "new editions of my library's titles" notification is useful, but would be more useful for those of us purchasing primarily ebooks to be able to liimit to ebooks only. Currently when you select the "new..." option, the control over ebook s...
Guest about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Order Acknowledgements Sent to Multiple Emails

We would like the Order Acknowledgements that are automatically sent to individual users upon completing an order to be sent to multiple email addresses automatically after purchase. We have a number of individuals who need access to this order in...
Guest 3 months ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Print on Demand Status Indication

I ordered a book that has a status of in stock and turns out it is a print on demand item and will take extra time to get it. I don't see anything in the record that indicates print on demand. It would be nice to know that before hand. Instead of ...
Guest about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / User Interface 0 Future consideration