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  1. Send List button enhancement

    In Q1 2019, we plan to have some modifications to the Leganto "send list" functionality.
    SEND LIST button in Leganto will only be enabled when a change made to the list after the last time it was send for review. If no change made in the list, the send button will be disabled.
    When SEND LIST is enabled and active, it will be more visible (i.e. animation) to attract the eye of the instructor.
    As part of this enhancement, we plan to entirely separate the Send List to Library functionality from the Publish List functionality.
    Currently, publishing a list also…

    11 votes
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    • Ability to maintain our own subject lists

      The current subject categories are unusable, for example there are 3 categories for Horticulture, plant breeding and plant propagation but nothing for Business or IT. You have a category for Heraldry, which isn't that common but nothing for physiotherapy or midwifery. As for Seals is that to do with heraldry or the animals?
      We have had to turn them all off as a result. Can we have a function to maintain our own subject lists with the ability to add our own entries?

      84 votes
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      • Default item type for e journal articles

        When adding a Primo Central electronic journal article title to a readings list, the type defaults to article rather than electronic article.
        This would then be more obvious to instructors and students that they are looking at an electronic article instead of a physical article.

        25 votes
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        • Update the citation field labels when resource types other than Book or Journals are selected

          Currently when a user selects citation types for video or audio etc, the field labels are not updated to match accordingly.

          Mapping of fields such as that used in reference managers like Endnote would help for better display to students, and help instructors to enter appropriate metadata. eg. For a video in the more details section the labels mention pages. "Total pages" could be relabelled as "Running Time".

          92 votes
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          • Improve Leganto linking when user isn't already logged in

            We've recently gone live with Leganto and Ex Libris have advised we come here with this issue. Students cannot use the Permalinks function to link to individual lists/items, and we expect users are going to just copy or bookmark Leganto URLs from the browser bar instead, but those URLs don’t seem to work at all unless the user is already in toLeganto. If they're not already logged in, trying to access a Leganto URL just makes the browser try unsuccessfully to load the page, and the browser eventually times out and produces errors. This is apparently expected behavior due to…

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            • Allow Instructors to make students collaborators on specific reading lists

              From feedback we received from Instructors, they would like the ability to add students as collaborators on specific reading lists. This would enable course students to collaborate on the compilation of materials and sharing of comments on them as part of learning and research activities.
              To date it seems the ability to add students as collaborators is limited to Alma-side changes - see the idea which was added to production in May 2018 in https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/395697-leganto/suggestions/33076474-adding-a-collaborator-needs-to-assign-instructor-r

              We can see there may be data privacy concerns from some 'free searching' of users without a role, but wondered whether either the LTI aspect…

              2 votes
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              • Allow uploaded files to be deleted in Leganto

                It's not possible for lecturers to delete files from citations once they have been uploaded - they must ask library staff to do this in Alma. Can it be made possible for files to be uploaded in Leganto?

                81 votes
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                • File Upload Copyright options to be visible when loading on the screen

                  When a reading list creator uploads a file into a reading list, the File Upload Copyright options are not all immediately visible. If there is more than three, it is necessary to scroll down to see the rest of them.

                  It would be preferable if all File Upload Copyright options could be visible when the sections loads.

                  2 votes
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                  • Free text space above File Upload Copyright options in Leganto

                    Currently, in the front end of Leganto, there is no free text space above the File Copyright Upload options. Please see attached screenshot.

                    It would be good user experience if there is the option to add some free text there otherwise it's just a series of options without an explanation of what they are.

                    2 votes
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                    • Duplicating lists - navigate automatically to new list

                      When a user duplicates a list we would expect Leganto to navigate automatically to the newly created (duplicated) list rather than the original list.

                      This has caused confusion for some users, who do not realise that they need to navigate to 'My Lists' in order to find their duplicated list. This has resulted in lots of duplicate draft lists appearing in our system which are not required.

                      94 votes
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                      • Pop up to associate a duplicated with original course or updated course for a different academic year

                        A newly duplicated reading list remains attached to the same course as the original from which the duplicated reading list was made. We would expect that when a list has been duplicated a prompt box is generated which gives the user the option to associate the reading list with the original course or re-associate it with an updated course for a different academic year.

                        User story

                        As an academic I would like to duplicate the current year's reading list which is attached to a course for 2016/17 and create a reading list for 2017/18. Within this list duplication process I…

                        91 votes
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                        • Add a job to (dis)associate reading lists with course(s)

                          By default un-associated reading lists are attached to the Exlibris default course, and currently any reading lists imported by Exlibris - ie from Equella, require that the courses already exist, in order to associate properly.

                          However, what happens if you want to change the association of a reading list to a course or courses? There is currently no API mechanism to do this, and the reading list import by Exlibris can't be run in 'resynch' mode where the courses may have been created after the reading list import.

                          What we're suggesting is that a job can be run using a…

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                          • My list filter by reading list

                            New filter by is only on course code. This needs to be reading list name (not code as most instructors will not know what the codes are).
                            There seems to be no reason how you have sorted the filter by course section. This should be changed to alphabetical etc. And done the same for reading list filter.
                            There is an issue when scrolling down the filtered list, as this doesn't adjust to different size pages.

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                            • Order and remove citations in leganto, so users only have the best links at the top of a page.

                              When an article is available from multiple places, Leganto shows all possible links, which looks messy and can be confusing. It would be preferable to be able to suppress certain links, or re-order them so the 'best' link is at the top. If a link is added manually, Alma automatically overrides it and shows all the links again.

                              7 votes
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                              • Define specific subject within the URL

                                We would like to build a page providing a list of Leganto reading lists for public access. The lists could include specific subject.

                                Currently, its not possible to define specific subject within the URL of find lists.

                                Suggested to create the public access link which only retrieve specific subject.

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                                • Configuration of a 'pop up' when creating a new list using a black tamplate.

                                  When you create a new list using a blank template and want to add some sections you are able to add the first section however when you want to add a second section a pop-up appears which tells you to add items to the first section and this pops up in front of the add section button, also there doesn't seem to be a way of closing the pop up unless you click to add an item.

                                  It would be good if there was an 'X' in the pop up so we can continue to add sections or an option…

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Return people to page once logged in

                                    We have an open search page for Leganto and make our lists open as well. Because of this people will often find lists in different ways i.e. not just following the link from the VLE.

                                    If you find a list that is open and then log in, or if you are on the open search page and log in, you are always taken to the "My lists" screen.

                                    I propose that when you log in you are returned to the page you started on i.e. if you are on a list page and log in you are returned to the…

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Hide or customise the top and bottom sections of the quick start wizard.

                                      We want instructors to focus in the middle section to create lists. The top section is too broad, instructors have to scroll down to get to the main functionality. The bottom section is irrelevant especially the gif, we can't even change it

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Additional Citation Alerts for purchase and resource sharing requests

                                        Citations with resource sharing and purchase requests submitted currently display alerts showing submission and approval or rejection. However the next steps in those two processes are not added. It would help library staff if the next steps were also shown as alerts, especially when they are backing up staff who are on leave. Email notifications about these items would have been sent to staff who are absent. Examples are:

                                        1. Resource Sharing request received
                                        2. Ordered item received
                                        3. Ordered electronic item activated

                                        16 votes
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                                        • Auto Save tags when entering

                                          When adding tags you have to select the tag then click the Save button. If you hit Enter it adds the next tag in the list! Most users will hit enter thinking this will Save the tag. I'd like to eliminate the extra click on the Save button and have tags auto save.

                                          22 votes
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