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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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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

More non-english language publishers on the platform

No description provided
Jenn Pothier about 2 years ago in Content 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

Accessibility metadata for selecting: Features books have for readers with print disabilities

I would like to see the accessibility features of the book that is being considered for purchase. For example, is the publisher Global Certified Accessible through Benetech? Does the book have headers? Is it a correctly tagged EPUB?
Mark Weiler 7 months ago in Selection Workflow 1 Future consideration

Calculate Est. Net total for selected items

In the Gobi platform, being able to see the net and list price totals of selected items would cut down on extra work to make sure funds are not over spent.
Guest over 1 year ago in Selection Workflow / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Clearer DDA availability status

Library DDA general availability is often confused with local library's DDA program. Better clarification needed as to what the "Library DDA: yes" status means.
Guest 9 months ago in Demand-Driven Acquisition 0 Future consideration

More parameters for managing Notifications (f.e.: publication year, series title, more fields)

I would like to filter titles for Notifications based on all the fields that GOBI shows for titles. For example: I always want to include certain series (no matter the subject) so it would be nice to be able to specify this in the Notification Man...
Daan Keij 12 months ago in Profiling and Approval Services 2 Future consideration

Search and report GOBI notes

It would be extremely helpful to be able to search the note field and to have notes show up on reports.
Laura Vogler over 1 year ago in Reporting and Analysis / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Show when a title is already in my GOBI Select Cart

In GOBI, when looking at a record, I want to be able to see if it is already in my Select Cart. I find myself putting titles into the Select Cart two or three times because of my library's workflows. I search for titles to consider selecting perio...
Guest 11 months ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

When searching Selections or Recommendations ability to search by user's name

For libraries that have a lot of GOBI Users or GobiAlert users, having the ability to search by the first/last name rather than only initials would be helpful.
Guest 7 months ago in Selection Workflow 1 Future consideration