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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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Search by POL

I would like to be able to search for a selection after the order is in by the POL number assigned.
Sharon Whittle about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / User Interface 1 Already exists

Allow customization of userdefinedfields when Gobi selects ebook in HLM

Gobi now sends over to EBSCO eadmin HLM the info to "select" the book when purchased. However, the info sent over does not include the particular license model (eg 1U, UU, etc.). We would like to be able to customize this process so that the licen...
Guest about 1 year ago in eBook Management 0 Future consideration

More format choices and better file extensions for Gobi open order status reports

Gobi sends us open order status reports with an attachment that ends ".dat". That has no meaning at all to anyone's desktop software and just causes problems. Further, the most common format usable for this kind of data is NOT offered as an option...
Guest about 1 year ago in Reporting and Analysis 0 Future consideration

Gobi: tag books written by Nobel prize winning authors in all fields, not just literature

I would like to make sure we own every book written by Nobel prize winners in all fields. Unfortunately, outside of the Literature Prize, Gobi doesn't reliably tag (with Approval notes) books that aren't necessarily themselves direct award winners...
Guest about 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services 0 Future consideration

Approval sending eBooks and print titles

When titles are not matching parameters, they land on the "approval bookshelf". The title could be sent directly in print or an alert could be sent out. Both isn't possible as yet.
Guest over 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services 0 Future consideration

single-click request of multi-user ebooks for backlist titles not available that way

Often we want to be able to buy a license to a multi-user ebook for an older backlist title, perhaps a classic, perhaps just something that somebody wants to use in a course. I'd like to have an option to "request multi-user ebook license" where I...
David Wuolu over 1 year ago in APIs and Integration / eBook Management 0 Future consideration

Add publisher limiter to the left side bar in search results from the basic search.

I would like to be able to limit large result sets to publisher.
Mary Ann Jones almost 2 years ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Please add Jewish Studies to your Diversity, Equity & Inclusion by Subject lists.

Given the long, global, and uninterrupted history of anti-Jewish racism, not to mention today's rise in antisemitism world-wide, but especially in the United States, it's strange that you don't have a Jewish studieslist.
Guest over 1 year ago in Content 2 Already exists

Analytic recommendations based on purchasing

Gobi recommends automated workflows based on firm ordering or recommends titles to add to DDA based on triggers.
Jeremy Garskoff about 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Sort by "Added to list" date

In my lists, I wish I could sort by the date it was added.
Guest over 1 year ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration