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  1. Leganto Viewer

    Uploaded documents in Leganto can only be downloaded and cannot be viewed online. Students often consult Leganto from different devices. We think it would be agreat feature if ExLibris could implement the option to view files directly via a 'Leganto/(Alma)' viewer?
    And in addition it would be great if it is possible to make notes within a document in Leganto (within the body text of a file) (cf. Mendeley)? (Via the viewer?)

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  2. Showing "Related Items" to student users

    Please allow to shown the "related Items" to student users. A Professor just told us that he found it should be useful to students but his students are not able to see this part.

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  3. Allow users (especially students) to add a note when link is marked as broken

    When checking the broken link alerts each morning we often have to email the users to diagnose their access issues. It would save time if the user could add a short note at the point when they click 'Mark as broken'.

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  4. Option to receive email notifications for new or changed citations submitted by instructors

    We'd like the option to receive emailed notifications for new or changed citations submitted by instructors. This option should be configurable to allow Library staff to select either immediate notifications for each change or daily digests. Each reading list should have the option for staff to indicate whether if they'd like notifications for that list.

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  5. 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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  6. Citation can have several resources associated with it Add ability to have another hierarchy in the reading list

    Citation can have several resources associated with it
    Add ability to have another hierarchy in the reading list like folder with metadata information, that will aggregate several citation beneath it to allow different editions etc.

    15 votes
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  7. Let teachers make their own content open access

    We have three kinds of content:
    * copyrighted material - should never be OA
    * teacher-created content that they want to keep to their class only
    * teacher-created content that they'd like to share with other teachers and/or use to promote their class

    To accommodate this third group, we'd like functionality that would let teachers tag content they've uploaded to be made open access. Functionality should:


    • make teachers confirm they (or the university as their employer) own the IP


    • let them choose a Creative Commons license


    • provide a permalink for the item where it's accessible publically


    • provide a platform where…

    13 votes
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  8. Leganto Instructor Rollover - Relocate "Roll Over List" to appear next to "SEND LIST" button

    As Library staff, I would like the Roll Over List button to be placed at a more obvious spot in Leganto, so instructors can easily find the button and Rollover their Lists with fewer clicks.

    UNSW Library will enable the Leganto Course Instructor Rollover in November 2018. We want instructors to use this feature, and not be confused with the Duplicate List option.

    Current Behavior:
    1. Instructor opens a Reading List in Leganto
    2. clicks on Reading list options menu option
    3. selects "Roll Over List", which is beneath "Duplicate List"
    Concerns:
    a. They need to know where the button…

    13 votes
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  9. Display templates and other elements in the interface language

    In today's interface, if you want the same template in different languages, you have to either create one for each language, or remember to have both languages in the section title when creating the template.

    EX: Section 1: Obligatorisk/Mandatory

    Templates consist of a name, description and section names. The person creating the template could be given the option to translate these fields when creating the template. Of course, it would be an advantage if templates could be edited later on.

    All templates should be visible regardless of the interface language, but the template should be shown in the same language…

    12 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Display related title electronic / physical availability in Alma citation search

    We rely on related records to enable all availability options to display where different formats have separate bib records (as a citation can only be resource located to one record at a time). It would be useful if a 'Related' availability tab could appear in Alma alongside Physical, Electronic, Digital and Other.

    12 votes
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  12. 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…

    11 votes
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  13. Reading list visibility/searchable in Google

    Our institutions wonder if it is possible to make the reading lists visible in Google so that the students can get the reading lists if they search for the course code or a topic that is covered by the reading list.

    I tried to look in the documentation, but could not find anything about this.

    Is there a possibillity to make the lists visible/indexed by Google (e.g. by a sitemap or similar)?

    11 votes
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  14. Removal of standard blank template and ability to create a default institution template which cannot be deleted

    We would like to remove or hide the standard out of the box blank template and have a standard institutional template which cannot be deleted or customized. This would ensure that reading lists created by instructors are of the same standard.

    10 votes
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  15. Book covers shown with citations to be retrieved from several sources

    Showing the cover of a book togheter with the citation is a feature well appreciated by both students and instructors.

    According to Ex Libris, the two sources for thumbnails in Leganto are Google and Syndetics.

    We would like Leganto to be able to retrieve thumbnails from several sources, as is the case with Primo today.

    10 votes
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  16. More visible separation between course lists and My lists

    When clicking on a permalink to a specific course, the lists associated to this course appear first on the page, followed by one's own list.

    A thin line separate the first lists from "My lists" but this line is almost invisible and confuses a lot of users.

    This line/separation should be thicker/more visible.

    9 votes
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  17. Set order and default option in File Upload Copyright Options

    We would like to control the order of display of the File Upload Copyright Options and to be able to set which one is the default option.

    There is no configuration to do this currently in the File Upload Copyright Options table

    9 votes
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  18. Move away from Reading Lists and toward embeddable documents!

    Canvas allows for professors to include content altogether on a weekly/unit basis (called Modules). Reading Lists doesn't respect that format and complicates instruction. We should be able to embed library resources directly into Canvas through an iframe/LTI into whichever Module we like.

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  19. Allow more than one digitization department for Leganto requesting

    If you want to allow faculty to place digitization requests in Leganto, you can only specify a single department to manage these requests. This could either be at the institution level or inside an individual library. However, this is a problem if your institution has multiple campuses/libraries that may each want to manage their own digitization request workflows.

    This enhancement would allow general systems administrators to specify multiple digitization departments in place of the current “managing_department” setting in configurations under Fulfillment --> Copyright Management --> Leganto Copyright Settings.

    9 votes
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  20. Support associating a reading list to a course via an API or similar

    Alma/Leganto supports associating a reading list to multiple courses, but only manually, using the Alma interface.

    Please support associating an existing reading list to an existing course via an API, or a batch job or some other mechanism that can be automated.

    Without such a functionality, it is impossible to effectively integrate the feature "associating reading lists with multiple courses" with external systems, thus rendering it much less viable.

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