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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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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

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

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

Subfolders

It would be beneficial to be able to organize folders into subfolders. For example, I keep lists until all items arrive, but they clutter my lists when adding new items. Being able to sort lists or hide some that have already been submitted would ...
Guest about 1 year ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

See print/download permissions for eBooks before ordering

Currently there is no way to determine the print/download permissions for an eBook before purchasing (aside from those titles indicated as DRM-Free). The Preview function does not include that information. It would be useful for selectors as they ...
Kelly Connor 10 months ago in eBook Management / User Interface 2 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

search titles within a folder in My Folders

Can we search just the titles in a folder? That would be handy. Did I already add this to my folder or not?
Guest 12 months ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Add publication year limitation for Notifications

When setting up Notifications, especially for "All Titles" users receive titles with older pub years and there is no way to limit by pub year. Adding a pub year limitation to Notifications would keep older titles out.
Guest 9 months ago in Profiling and Approval Services / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Manage Library Folders: Show column

Make the "No" in the Show column for managing folders something other than grey, ideally blue and underlined so it appears to be clickable to users.
Guest 9 months ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Ability to filter, sort, and/or search for titles with reviews.

We base many selection decisions on reviews and it would be helpful to filter searches/lists to include only titles with reviews. (Alternately, sorting reviewed titles to the top of the list would help.) Being able to add "has reviews" as an advan...
Courtney Roman 12 months ago in Selection Workflow / User Interface 0 Future consideration