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  1. Hide locations from Resource Locate

    Hide locations from Resource Locate

    We would like an option to filter out specific locations for the resource locate functionality in Leganto.

    For legal reasons we can't purge lost/discarded items, they have to remain in Alma where they are collected in locations that are suppressed from discovery so they don't show up in Primo. Unfortunately that doesn't exclude them from being used as positive results for resource locating even though they are not actually available.

    We also have several collections that are not accessible to people but (some of them) show up in Primo. Those are also items we wouldn't…

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  2. Allow resource_locate_multiple_matches and resource_locate_multiple_matches_priority to take effect when locating single citation in Alma

    When resource locate is run on a single citation, Alma will only locate it if a single match is found; if there are no matches or multiple matches then the resource locate will fail and the citation's status will change to declined.

    The resource locate multiple match priority settings, which we use to prioritise electronic inventory, currently only apply when running resource locate in bulk using the Process and Enrich citations in Bulk job or when citations are added in Leganto by instructors. It does not apply when running resource locate on a single citation in Alma i.e. as happens…

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  3. Ability to add items from COLLECTIONS to LISTS.

    Right now, there isn't a direct way to add items from Collections to list sections, although you can add from List to Collection. I am not sure why, but it would be great if we can use the Collections section as a canvas, as my wonderful colleague Jane suggested, so there is flow between Lists<-->Collections. Ideally, it would be awesome if there was an option to do this with batch selection (having the ability to select multiple items with the tick box option as it is the case in Collection--see images).

    6 votes
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  4. Include more search features in Leganto such as Subject Search, Sort by Newest, and more filter options that is available in Primo.

    Leganto Search box is limited in comparison to Primo which means we need to do more complex searches in Primo and then import/export selected items, which is quite tedious with large and non-specific results. Please allow individual libraries to provide the option to add more Primo features such as filters, sort, and advanced Subject Search.

    5 votes
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  5. Ability to batch select and delete/copy/move citations in List sections (similar to Collections).

    COLLECTION has a tick box feature that allows you to select multiple items to delete/import/export. In the List Sections, there is no such feature. For larger lists, it is cumbersome to delete/move/copy citations because it has to be done individually. It would be very useful to have the batch selection feature.

    5 votes
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  6. Leganto: Have a Reference displayed for the resource in the style required eg APA7th

    There was a comment from an academic saying when their readings were in the Learning Management System they had the correct APA referencing style demonstrated, with the link to the reading – so students could see the correct format. And the academic was disappointed that the Leganto list didn’t demonstrate the referencing in the correct style. So we would propose that under the title of the resource in the Leganto list, the reference for the resource would be listed in APA6 (or probably APA7 now) format. Ideally it would be like Endnote – where we input the data in the…

    7 votes
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  7. Warnings when marking citations and lists complete when there are any pending statuses

    If any citations are marked as being prepared, In process or ready for processing include a warning if the list status is being marked as complete.

    If a copyright status is waiting for approval add a warning if citation status is being marked as complete.

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  8. Pin bulk actions in edit reading list

    Pin bulk actions list in edit reading list so you don't have to scroll to the top after making selection.

    Image of list I'm referring to attached.

    3 votes
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  9. Add a Session Timeout URL config in Legnato

    Add an option in Leganto configuration where we can specify a "Session Timeout URL" so it is not just dependent on Alma settings. This variable is available in Primo. Since this is a student facing interface, it would be good to be able to configure this feature.

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  10. Leganto labels to support HTML tags

    Currently only the text of labels in Leganto can be customised and HTML tags are not supported. This limits the usefulness for customisation, particularly for including hyperlinks in the labels.

    For example, we have just updated the list.notavailable and list.primo.notavailable labels to include a link to a form which students can fill in to request that a list be created for their course, however we have had to add text advising the student to copy and paste the link as we are not able to add a hyperlink using HTML. The usability is therefore not as efficient for students.

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  11. Accessibility for Digital Items on Course Reserves

    Currently we are only able to add one file to a single citation. We would like to provide all the alternative electronic formats for scanned articles and book chapters to make sure that our electronic resources are more accessible. We have been testing with the Blackboard Ally program, which produces alternative electronic files of the following types: OCRedPDF, Tagged PDF, Audio, HTML, Electronic Braille, ePub and Beeline Reader. Another option for the future could be Leganto automatically making those file types available once you attach a scanned document. The file transforming tool we are currently using is at https://ally.ac/covid19/ .

    26 votes
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  12. Automatically set Open Access citations to complete

    I'd like to propose a new functionality enabling citations that are open access to be set to "complete" (semi-)automatically.

    Having to go through all open citations and checking each for possible open access is a cumbersome and time consuming effort we (the library) would like to simplify.

    An "[ ] Open Access" checkbox within the Add Item menu, the citation and for Cite It! would enable instructors to do so themselves with little additional work on their side.

    22 votes
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  13. Autenticación de Leganto social login - Authentication of Leganto social login

    Incorporar autenticación de Leganto social login Google+, es algo que nuestra institución considera pertinente para el acceso de docentes y estudiantes, ya que todo acceso de nuestra comunidad es realizado por las credenciales institucionales en este caso el correo.

    Incorporate authentication of Leganto social login Google+, it’s something that our institution consider pertinent for the teachers and students access, as all the access of our community is carried out by all institutional credentials in this case the mail.

    19 votes
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  14. Improve the Notification Type table in Alma

    The Notification type table can be displayed in different languages in Alma. However, after translating it, we realized it was not possible to upload a file with all the translations. We had to add each label manually.

    Another issue we encountered is that we were not able to distribute the table from our "Alma Network" instance to all the institutions in the consortium, which we do for examples with the label tables.

    Both these issue make it impossible for us to implement the translations for each institution as it would require too much work.

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  16. Multiple processing departments for instructor digitization requests

    Today, Leganto configuration includes a hardcoded processing department for instructor digitization requests.
    Idea: Define a new logic for auto-picking the digitization processing department from multiple departments.

    16 votes
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  17. Enable translation of reading list texts

    The Leganto UI supports multiple languages, which is very helpful. It is however not possible to translate individual texts of reading lists, such as their titles, into different languages.

    Please enable the following:


    1. A way to easily input in multiple (at least two) languages a) reading list titles, b) section names, c) citation public notes, d) section notes, and e) possibly other such reading list related texts that are not part of the bibliographic metadata.


    2. That the relevant translated text (as per above) be displayed depending on what language the user has selected for the UI in the Leganto language…

    26 votes
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  18. Hide Visibility (restrictions) section from display for citations

    We would like to be able to hide the Visibility (restrictions) section from displaying for instructors for citations.

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  19. Associate new reading list from inside course with that course

    When a reading list is created from inside a course, it would help the instructor if the list would then automatically be associated with that course. Or at least be very easy to associate it with the course that the instructor is currently in.

    At this moment, the instructor is inside a course in Leganto. Adds a new reading list. Has to associate that reading list to a course all over again, while the instructor is already there.
    This is confusing for instructors.

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  20. Library Physical Digitization Request Option to Attach File to Citation For Which It Was Requested

    When using the Library Physical Digitization Request option to create a digitization process for a file for a Reading List, the file is delivered to the Requestor at the end of the workflow. This request is asking for another option: an option for Alma to automatically upload the file to the citation for which it was requested. This would save a lot of time spent used for file retrieval and file management and would prevent the file being uploaded on the wrong citation.

    4 votes
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