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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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Default Ebook Setting

Our library is digital first so would appreciate a default setting to avoid having to filter to ebook for every title search.
Guest 8 months ago in Acquisition Workflow / User Interface 0 Future consideration

List author affiliations in GOBI notifications so we don't have to check them ourselves before deciding whether to purchase.

Useful for librarians who prefer not to purchase titles in their subject areas by authors outside those disciplines.
Guest over 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services / Selection Workflow 0 Future consideration

Approval Platform

The more parameters we can set on the platform ourselves for our approval plans, the easier is the administration of the approvals.
Guest over 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services 0 Future consideration

Out of Print titles

We would appreciate an Alert for alternative editions, as soon as these are available, for titles that are out of print.
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow 0 Future consideration

Auto-upgrades licence choices

Auto upgrades should automatically purchase an unlimited licence or the most liberal licence where available rather than gradually moving up through the licence options.
Kerry Hadaway 12 months ago in eBook Management 1 Future consideration

Possibility to expand the single line display to full record

Please add the possibility to expand the single line display for a title to full record view. This way I can browse easily through all titles and also get all information I need when I see an interesting title. Now I have to go to back to brief or...
Susanne van Rijn over 1 year ago in  3 Already exists

Open Order Status Reports -- allow recipient designation by subaccount

We have around 25 subaccounts, but one of them is completely handled by an administratively separate library on campus which orders many fewer orders than our main library. It would be helpful if open orders could be split out by subaccount and al...
Guest 4 months ago in  Administrative and User Account Controls 0 Future consideration

Ability to select titles and give total cost in Select Cart before ordering

We currently have the ability to select 1, 3, and Unlimited versions of ebooks from different vendors. It would be great to be able to calculate the cost of these in the Select Cart before we order them. This would help the workflow greatly, espec...
PG over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Additional filters in personal folders

After moving a title into the Select Cart and ordering, a slip will still remain in my folder. I don't want it deleted right away, so that's ok. Once it's ordered and invoiced, the slip will say "Shipped" and I'll have a lot of those left in the f...
PG over 1 year ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Allow user to set basic limits one time but changeable as needed. Ex: no abridged books, certain language, ebooks or audiobooks.

Would like to stop checking the same limits or exclusions with each new session or searches.
Jo Shimmin over 1 year ago in User Interface 1 Future consideration