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  1. Rework/rewrite AIP update functionality

    Since version 4, Rosetta includes a feature called AIP update. This feature is used mainly by libraries to alter data in the permanent repository, which might be necessary for a number of reasons. Metadata might need updating due to a typo or due to new research results, new files that weren't included in the original ingest might be added, or existing files might be altered with higher resolution versions or to repair defective files. Libraries tend to use this feature, because they regularly ingest SIPs that include a minimal set of metadata. Later, when full metadata have been allotted or…

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    • Add report in migration plugin

      The migration plugin is part of preservation and is the way in Rosetta to migrate bitstreams from an obsolete format to an uptodate format. It is a script plugin receiving a file and delivering the newly migrated file.
      For purpose of transparency it would be necessary to add a report about what has changed. For example when migrating pdf to pdf/a it might happen, that a font was included or even replaced. Having a report would implement a well documented preservation workflow. Depending on the migration tool the report might be quite complex.

      So it would be nice to add…

      24 votes
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      • customizable staff_work_area per institution

        As people who ingest data into and export data from Rosetta we would like to export IEs per institution.

        Currently the export directory for the whole consortium is (in our installation) /exlibris1/operational_shared/staff_work_area/

        Subdirectories are created when a user exports something for the first time. The subdirectories are named after the user, e.g. for user admin1 /exlibris1/operational_shared/staff_work_area/admin1/.

        We would like to have the export directory per institution, e.g. /exlibris1/operational_shared/staff_work_area/institution_1/ or /exlibris1/operational_shared/staff_work_area/institution_2/. The creation of subdirectories for users is fine as it is and we would like to keep that behaviour.

        Also, we would like to set the path for a parameter…

        24 votes
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        • Allow full-text searching of all objects in an IE, not just one at a time.

          There is a way to have Primo index the full text of PDFs that are in Rosetta which can help a user find which Rosetta IE has a document containing their term/phrase but then once the user clicks through to the Rosetta viewer there is no way for the user to know where their search term appears. Having the search term come through to the viewer would be great, but that would only work when there are a few PDFs. For IEs that contain dozens of PDFs the user would have to open each one and search for their term.…

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          • OCR plugin that makes full text available to search

            To create a full text searching capability, we are proposing a plugin that performs OCR on the files in Rosetta, and then makes that text output available via an API or other publishing mechanism, that can be read and indexed by an external CMS.

            19 votes
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            • Flagging SIPs as Deleted when all IEs are deleted/purged

              One of our institutions keeps track of the ingested SIPs in an external application. Here, it is currently not easily possible to trace SIPs for which all IEs have been deleted.

              When deleting all IEs of a SIP in Permanent, the SIP itself cannot be found in a search in Permanent - however, the SIP itself is not flagged as deleted in the SIP Report and its status remains as "Permanent/Finsished" when querying for SIP Status via the API. External applications therefore can't easily see that the SIP actually doesn't exist anymore.

              For external integrations it would be helpful to…

              18 votes
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              • issues with indexing in Rosetta

                Here at SLUB, we're seeing a few issues with the way indexing is implemented in Rosetta.
                Currently, all Rosetta servers that are in the "Indexer" role hold a single part of the whole index with no redundancy between the indexing nodes. If there's an outage in one of the servers, there are two effects.
                N°1: One third of the index entries will not be available and the missing server will not take part in indexing any new IEs, obviously. The IE that was just being processed by this server will not be in the index and information about it will…

                18 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Ingest  ·  Admin →
                • Validation Stack to Flag Problems as Warnings, not Errors, and Move them to Permanent

                  Ability to run the validation stack during ingest, but only flagging warnings, not errors. All IEs will be moved to the permanent repositories and if needed, the problems will be dealt with in a future stage.

                  15 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Ingest  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow Retention Policy to not delete automatically

                    Besides of having the option to delete or delete permanently, a retention policy should also allow not to delete at all. Many institutions want to assign a retention period to their objects, but do not want to delete the IEs when the retention period is over. Instead they expect to receive a report where they can decide themselves which objects should be deleted.

                    12 votes
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                    • Search for "unknown" extensions

                      It is currently not possible to search for files with extensions that are not recorded in the Format Library, such as .md or .cxml, because they are not included in the autocomplete list. So there is no way to build sets of files with such “unknown” extensions. According to Ex Libris, there is an open issue on this subject: DPS-16975. I would like to suggest that increased attention be given to this issue and that a solution be planned for one of the upcoming releases.

                      9 votes
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                      • Export of full-lifecycle IE including all versions

                        Something Rosetta is currently lacking is the possibility to export full IEs including all versions. Current export functionality only exports the latest version of an IE.

                        Two use cases for this functionality of full lifecycle IE export: exit scenario;
                        batch export of IEs post migration action to perform external analysis / comparison of different versions of the same digital object across different versions.

                        8 votes
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                        • Enforce file download in Rosetta Delivery

                          As a researcher, I want to be able to always download a data file delivered to me in the web browser, regardless of its format. But to date, there is no such option in Rosetta.

                          The choice of specialized viewers is limited. A vast majority of formats will be handled by the “File Viewer” that leaves it up to the browser how to deal with a file – open it directly in the browser window or offer it for download. For some formats, it is possible to define a download or “save file” option in the browser settings. For the…

                          8 votes
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                          • Bulk delete of Processes

                            We can have 100s of processes located under the Data Management tab and we would like the ability to mark some or all of the processes and then delete them in bulk

                            8 votes
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                            • Search Terms Pass through to Content Results

                              When searching in Primo for a word or phrase, that search term will pass through to the PDF viewer, where it will be highlighted without having to perform another search in the viewer.

                              7 votes
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                              • make

                                As the set of supported operating systems is known and limited, it would be great to have a Rosetta installation path that uses the distributions' packet manager (e. g. yum) for the initial installation and all upgrade processes. This could facilitate disaster recovery, improve availability and reduce the time needed for upgrades (you could just run "yum upgrade"). DB connectivity etc. could be checked during the package installation.

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                • relative paths in IE XML / Storage Migration

                                  Rosetta 5.2 has brought a new Storage Migration feature that enables institutions to restructure their permanent storage to fit changing requirements. However, the documentation currently warns that "Disconnecting legacy storage is not recommended as it may prevent the possibility of reverting to a previous IE version." (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Rosetta/Product_Documentation/Version_5.2, Preservation Guide, page 185). As far as I can see, this limitation is due to the use of absolute paths in the IE XML files. The paths in older versions of these files cannot be updated without forging provenance information, which, of course, isn't an alternative. However, updating these paths would…

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                                  • provide Rosetta developer previews

                                    ExLibris' current mode of releasing new Rosetta versions is to announce a rough time slot ("April this year") for that new version/minor-release/servicepack/hotfix, release it and deliver a list of changes along with the new release. Up until the actual release, ExLibris will only give a very general roadmap of the planned changes. While this is an easy approach for ExLibris, it's hard for the customers to prepare for the release. Therefore, I propose for ExLibris to provide pre-release versions of Rosetta in order to enable developers to adapt their software (i.e. Submission Applications) to new features, changed API behaviour etc.…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                    • Read-only user

                                      As we've begun bringing more users into Rosetta we've seen the need for a different type of user, who could basically do these things:
                                      *view/download IEs/files
                                      *view the collection tree

                                      But should not be able to:
                                      *see/modify processes.
                                      *delete IEs or purge the recycle bin

                                      We checked using dummy accounts with 'Viewer/Editor - View' and 'Approver/Assessor/Arranger - View' but neither of these can see the collection tree, either from the data management menu or from the search screen. So, we'd like something similar Viewer-Editor-View but with access to the collection tree.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • SRU request to get the file PID

                                        For a specific use case, we need to get the deep link of a file in Rosetta. Our idea is to use the SRU request for this purpose. But currently SRU requests only return IE-level responses, and not file-level information. We would like to see this changed and are asking for the option of a SRU response at file level to be added.

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Support Publishing Scheduling on an Institutional Level

                                          Possibility to run publishing jobs on the Insitutional level rather than on the consortia level.

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