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Profiling and Approval Services

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Add DEI focused tags

Use additional DEI focused tags in GOBI profiling to tailor approval plans to bring in specific DEI content
Jon Elwell about 2 years ago in Content / Profiling and Approval Services 1 Future consideration

Open Access Titles

It would be very helpful, if open access titles were identified on the notifications.
Guest over 1 year ago in eBook Management / Profiling and Approval Services 1 Future consideration

Add publication year limitation for Notifications

When setting up Notifications, especially for "All Titles" users receive titles with older pub years and there is no way to limit by pub year. Adding a pub year limitation to Notifications would keep older titles out.
Guest 10 months ago in Profiling and Approval Services / User Interface 0 Future consideration

GOBI sell books with more languages around the world

My library collects titles written in non-English languages, and GOBI's options are limited. I would like GOBI to profile Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and other world language content.
Guest 7 months ago in Profiling and Approval Services 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 about 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services 2 Future consideration

Add ISBN to slip search parameter options

There are times when we need to be able to search for a specific title among our approval slips. It would be helpful to have ISBN as a search option.
Guest over 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services / 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

Swap edition on ebook approval bookshelf

I often come across titles on the ebook approval bookshelf where I'd like to buy an alternate edition on approval funds. For example, sometimes the edition on the approval bookshelf is unavailable in Canada, but an alt edition ebook is available. ...
Guest 12 months ago in Profiling and Approval Services 0 Future consideration

Gobi: tag books written by Nobel prize winning authors in all fields, not just literature

I would like to make sure we own every book written by Nobel prize winners in all fields. Unfortunately, outside of the Literature Prize, Gobi doesn't reliably tag (with Approval notes) books that aren't necessarily themselves direct award winners...
Guest about 1 year ago in Profiling and Approval Services 0 Future consideration