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Add OA flag to Community Zone Open Access ebook collections where they are missing
Some Alma CZ ebook e-collections do not include a MARC 506 field that would add the OA flag to Primo search results. This means that these titles are not included in the Open Access facet under Availability - even though the names of the e-collections state that they are open access.

Eg:
Project Euclid Open Access Monographs
Bloomsbury Open Access
Brillonline Open Access Books
International Monetary Fund eLibrary Open Access
JSTOR Books Open Access
Project Muse Open Access Books
Smithsonian Research Online - Open Access (Smithsonian)
Taylor & Francis eBooks Open Access
Walter De Gruyter: Open Access eBooks
Please consider…
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Rael Elstein (Product Manager, Ex Libris)
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Hello all, 

We are actively discussing the 506 field with the Community Zone Management Group to determine the best next steps for this metadata for ebook content. 

As we make progress, I will update here what our plans are. 

Thank  you for your contribution! 
Best, 
Rael 
Add the URLs to the US Government Documents--they are available every month.
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2 comments  ·  New Community Zone Enrichment of bibliographic records
UNDER REVIEW  · 
Rael Elstein (Product Manager, Ex Libris)
responded
Hello,
We are currently in discussions with GPO to progress this request.
We will provide further details as soon as available.
Best,
Rael
Open Textbook Catalog: Please use direct feed of MARC records from https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/discovery
In the CZ there is an existing collection (613790000000001601) for the Open Textbook Catalog.
Compared to the MARC records available at https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/discovery the CZ collection has fewer titles (651 vs 766 as of 07/13/2020).
Also the CZ bibliographic records are extremely brief and usually have nothing more than a title in the 245 field. The bib records from open.umn.edu are fuller with author, title, publisher, content and summary notes and subject headings.
This request is to ask Exlibris to use the publicly available MARC bib records from the open.umn.edu website to enhance the existing CZ collection.
Thank you.
-Marcus
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1 comment  ·  New Community Zone Enrichment of bibliographic records
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Rael Elstein (Product Manager, Ex Libris)
responded
Hello,
Thank you for raising this request.
We will check if a signed agreement is required here in order to start the analysis and then will prioritize for future acquisition.
Best,
Rael
Need two CZ Selective Packages for 'Westlaw Thomson Reuters' database
It would be useful to have two Selective Packages for the ‘Westlaw Thomson Reuters’ database. One Selective package for ‘International’ content, and another for ‘US’ content.
At our library we provide a link to each of the two ‘sides’ of the database, as Article Title searches on each ‘side’ produce different results, depending on which ‘side’ the article is found. If an article is in the ‘US’ side, it can be found by an Article Title search on the ‘US’ side, but not on the ‘International’ side (and vice versa). (Journal Title searches allow the journal to be found the…
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Sherpa RoMEO indicator embedding
Embed a Sherpa RoMEO colour indicator and a mouse-over floating tip reading info from RoMEO about a journal's copyright and self-archiving policy.
Doing this for the search results on EJP could be a great favor.
Sherpo RoMEO pubs data under CC BY-NC-ND license which seems to ban EL from re-using them? Or EL may talk to them.
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LexisNexis Law Schools
Please add portfolios to the LexisNexis Law Schools electronic collection in the Community Zone.
(Note: this collection already exists in the Serials Solutions Knowledgebase, as LexisNexis Advance, with a title count of 15,431. Could the metadata be migrated to Alma, since both are now owned by ProQuest?).
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openedition
OpenEdition provides access to four platforms (455 journals, 3800 books, 2000 academic blogs, évents) dedicated to open access resources in the humanities and social sciences.
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3 comments  ·  New Community Zone Enrichment of bibliographic records
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Rael Elstein (Product Manager, Ex Libris)
responded
Hello,
This request for Alma CZ MARC enrichment will be reviewed internally to determine if we can enrich the records with this content.
Thank you,
Rael
Enrichment of Community Zone bibliographic records for JoVE collections
Please enrich those JoVE bibliographic records in CZ. Futhermore, please help to update/maintain those all JoVE collections which they are not up-to-date.
 
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MARC Enrichment for Loeb Classical Library
A lot of the MARC records for Loeb Classical Library (995553412900041) in the Community Zone are brief records. It would be nice to see these records enriched.
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National Academies Press
Please add portfolios to the National Academies Press electronic collection in the Community Zone. The collection currently has 2,260 portfolios, but the NAP has over 9,000 books available.
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CZ Enhancement
Full-text, title-by-title inclusion for resources in these databases/collections
  • The American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection L’Annee Philologique AP Images
  • Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940
  • Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection ARTFL (although I suspect we’re getting access to a fair number in the texts in here from Gallica or HathiTrust)
  • Black Abolitionist Papers
  • China Academic Journals
  • Parts of HeinOnline Independent Voices (newspapers/magazines can be searched as serial title, but articles aren’t searched) Iter
  • LatAm Studies (we have access to some, but not all, journals through other sources)
  • Parts of LexisNexis Literary Encyclopedia MathSciNet
  • Nietzsches Werke…
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Please use vendor-available MARC records to configure the Gale Slavery and Anti-Slavery collections pts 2-4 as selective packages (as pt 1)
Alma CZ collections for the Gale Slavery and Anti-Slavery collections (parts I-IV) were added recently. Part I is configured as a selective package with portfolios for the individual titles, but parts II-IV are configured as databases with no portfolios. Can you please also configure the collections labeled part II through part IV as selective packages, too, and add portfolios for them as well? See my salesforce case #00411679 about this. MARC records are available from Gale Cengage for titles in all four parts.
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Finish indexing all of the titles of eBooks on EBSCOhost in Summon
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Indexing of OA journal "Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek"
Please index the OA journal "Psychologie des Alltagshandelns - Psychology of Everyday Activity" (ISSN: 1998-9970)
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ProQuest History Vault
Please update this collection. It currently contains 20 titles, but ProQuest has more than twice that many available. See https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault and https://media2.proquest.com/documents/brochure-historyvault.pdf
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Australian Biblical Review - summon coverage
Summon Index does not have records for the articles from the journal, Australian Biblical Review. Could you please include the metadata so that this Australian content (which sometimes gets left until last) is discoverable.
Many thanks
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Linking to CLOCKSS Archive content
Could we have have CLOCKSS indexed in Summon please?
(prompted by this Insights article published by UKSG:
https://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/UKSG/412/CLOCKSS-Archive/?n=121b8a3f-e721-4bc0-8354-7ad4d47f99de&utm_source=UKSG+eNews%3A+UKSGMembersOtherContacts&utm_campaign=de7ec7922f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_04&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_091ba63bde-de7ec7922f-270697797​)
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Use better records for Henry Stewart Talks
Henry Stewart Talks provides high quality MARC records for their collection at https://hstalks.com/librarian-information/?biosci#nav-marc and claims they're already sending them to ProQuest for inclusion in the Alma CZ (and somehow put a large Primo/Alma logo on this page as a "discovery partner"), however, the actual records in the CZ are very brief records.
The CZ should include these records (and someone should figure out how they're getting lost if this "partnership" really exists...)
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2 comments  ·  New Community Zone Enrichment of bibliographic records
UNDER REVIEW  · 
Rael Elstein (Product Manager, Ex Libris)
responded
Hello,
We will renew our discussion with Henry Stewart Talks to determine next steps for this enrichment request.
Thank you,
Rael
Add a record to the CZ for Resources for Gender and Women's studies
Feminist collections : womens studies library resources in Wisconsin (ISSN 2162-6189) has had a title change to Resources for Gender and Women's Studies: A Feminist Review (ISSN 2576-0750). There is no record in the community zone for the new title, however.
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GALEGROUP EIGHTEENTH CENTURY COLLECTIONS ONLINE I
Please can the bib record portfolios for this Community Zone collection be enriched, some of them are incredibly poor and scant.
We have received complaints from some of our users and librarians about the lack of bibliographic information in these ebook records.
An example of a brief record is "The adventures of Roderick Random" MMS ID 993360000000079640
There is no author, publisher, publication date, isbn, only a partial title.
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