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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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Include links to new editions

When a new edition is available, please include that link in the older edition. Other book vendors include this and it ensures we order the most current edition. especially if a title has changed.
Linda Nilles over 1 year ago in Selection Workflow / User Interface 1 Future consideration

When an ISBN with hyphens is used to search, automatically remove hyphens

In ISBNs hyphens are often used (for example 978-981-19-7160-0). To be able to search by ISBN I have to remove the hyphens manually. With hyphens the result is 'No results were found'. It would be great if the hyphens were removed automatically (e...
Judith Gulpers about 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / Selection Workflow / User Interface 1 Future consideration

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

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

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

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

Allow current List Price default view to change to my country's currency

I'm from Canada but all the prices display for me in USD by default. I'd like this to change, either automatically by GOBI recognizing my country based on my profile, or by me selecting it in my preferences. This would be a huge time-saver.
PG over 1 year ago in Selection Workflow / User Interface 0 Future consideration