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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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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 6 months ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

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

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 7 months ago in Acquisition Workflow 3 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

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 about 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 Future consideration

View E-book licensing within GOBI for publisher/aggregator platforms

I would like to be able to see platform licensing (any restrictions on access and usage) within GOBI when I am selecting or purchasing an ebook.
Victoria Suslak about 2 years ago in Selection Workflow 1 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 about 2 years ago in Acquisition Workflow 1 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

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 about 1 month ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration