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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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Toggle between alternate editions

Allow me to add an item to a folder one time and select or change the edition with one click. (Currently to swap paperback for hardcover or eBook I have to click away from my list to alternate editions, add the edition to my folder, then delete th...
Guest over 1 year ago in User Interface 1 Future consideration

Add "Submitted By" & "Initials" to Library Activity Search

Currently, there is no way to generate a report of who submitted orders/selections in GOBI. It would be very useful to have the "Submitted By" and "Initials" fields available in Library Activity Search.
Guest about 1 year ago in Reporting and Analysis 0 Future consideration

Add description of the book to data displayed

Please provide the publisher's description of the book so I don't have to check the publisher's website to get an idea of what's the book about.
Susanne van Rijn over 1 year ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

Integration with library system

We need integration with our library system (Alma) to better expose the following within the selection process: current available balance on selected funds current holdings including whether we own or only have access to a book title
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / APIs and Integration 0 Future consideration

Include GOBI Technical Services specifications in an "Admin Dashboard"

Please program Mosaic so that the Technical Services specifications are viewable within the platform under administrator permissions. This would be very useful for staying on top of the current settings, rather than having PDFs emailed.
Guest 7 months ago in  Administrative and User Account Controls 0 Future consideration

Add "Frequency" field in GOBI Continuations Bib records

There is no frequency metadata field in the GOBI bib records when you do a "Library Continuations" search (quarterly, annual, biennial, semiannual, etc.). Is there any way to make this data appear in GOBI Contins bibs in the future? Other book ven...
Guest 7 months ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Enable easily adding an alternate edition from the drop-down menu

The current alternate edition drop-down list only lists titles; if you want to add one to the cart you have to click into the menu and then select the appropriate title and add it, or click the item's ISBN and to view the individual title and add ...
Sara Carman about 1 year ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Full text search of eBooks available to find the titles students need

I have often been looking for eBooks containing a particular concept and will not find a title using the currently limited search. I have needed to go to Google Books, search full text there, and then come back to see if the eBooks found are avail...
Guest 11 months ago in Selection Workflow / User Interface 3 Future consideration

library history field - color code

Selectors don't always see the Library History field. Could you put it in a different color (maybe red?) to make it stand out more?
Guest 11 months ago in Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search library activity by cancellation date

Each week we search our cancelled orders under "library activity" to update our records and reorder. However, we can only search cancelled orders by an order date range, then manually check the cancellation date of each title. The ability to searc...
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / Reporting and Analysis 0 Future consideration