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    Configuring Contextual Relationships for Primo VE

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    As part of our Central Discovery Index project (CDI), we have created a graph database that contains relationships between records so that users can explore the following types of relationships easily from a record's full display.

    Supported Related Reading Relationships
    Relation from Relation to Usage

    Books (local and CDI)

    Chapters of the book (CDI)

    Allows users to view specific chapters from the book.

    Books (local and CDI)

    Reviews of the book (CDI)

    Allows user to view any related book reviews.

    Chapters (CDI)

    Other chapters in the book (CDI)

    Allows users to view other chapters from the book.

    If you are using Primo Central (PC), the relationships will be with PC records instead of CDI records.

    After displaying a record's full details, one or more links to related reading information may appear for the record:


    Related Reading Links

    The number at the end of the link indicates how many relationships exist with the record.

    Selecting a related reading link displays the related items on a results page where user can decide which items to view.


    Chapter Results Page

    Configuration Options

    Out of the box, this functionality is enabled. The following table describes the configuration options that support this functionality.

    Contextual Relationships Configuration
    Element Description

    General tab in View Configuration

    The Related records display field has been added to the General tab to allow you to enable the related reading links in the Full Display.

    Related Items Labels code table (new)

    This table defines the labels that are associated with this functionality:

    • nui.results.relatedItems.from_book_info: From book

    • Other chapters of the same book  ({{counter}})

    • nui.results.relatedItems.chapter2chapter.title: Showing other chapters of the same book

    • nui.results.relatedItems.chapter2chapter.note: Please note that this is not necessarily a complete list of chapters

    • nui.results.relatedItems.book2chapter.note: Please note that this is not necessarily a complete list of chapters

    • nui.results.relatedItems.book2review.title: Showing book reviews for

    • nui.results.relatedItems.book2review.note: Please note that this is not necessarily a complete list of reviews.

    • Chapters of this book ({{counter}})

    • nui.results.relatedItems.book2chapter.title: Showing chapters for

    • Book reviews ({{counter}})

    Analytics - Contextual Relationships

    The following actions in the Action Usage subject area are related to this enhancement:

    Group Subgroup Action Description


    Related items

    Display Related items - Other chapters of same book

    User selected a link to display other chapters of the same book.

    Display Related items - Book chapters

    User selected a link to display the book's chapters.

    Display Related items - Book reviews

    User selected a link to display the book's reviews.

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