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  1. Identify and combine related editions in Leganto

    Problem: A lack of FRBRisation in bibliographic records in Alma means that in Leganto different formats of the same title can only be offered on individual citations, i.e. the print edition will be one
    citation, and the eBook will be on another citation. We want to be able to offer all available formats of a title to our students.

    Impact: Without the ability to combine citations of the print and electronic version of the same title, they currently appear as if they are two required readings (see attachment 1).

    The lack of ability to combine multiple versions of the same…

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  2. Allow removal of LTI-added lists from My lists by users themselves

    It would be useful for all categories of user - Instructor, Student and Librarian to have the facility to actively remove any list/s which have been added to their My lists page either by dint of being a course or list owner, OR simply by having follow the LTI link from a VLE/CMS/LMS course link.

    Librarian staff have ended up stuck with lists because of this, but also because we wish normally to auto add instructor role and auto add instructor as owners, it would still be useful to allow all users to actively decide to control what they have…

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  3. 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.

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  4. Add a new parent field to group academic/processing departments

    Please find attached high level design about the ability to create academic units which may group several academic and/or processing departments.
    Please review the document and let us know if you have any remark. We would like to get your feedback if processing department is relevant here.

    Many thanks,
    Miriam, Leganto BA

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  5. Display Instructor's name along with list title and code in search.

    This is a very simply display improvement. Students looking for lists from searchlists often want to find their list by instructor name. Sometimes they will browse by department, or try to find their course amongst other sections and there is no indication of who the list instructor is from the brief list record. Even if they search by that name, they may misspell it and still have to and have to click through to open the course to be assured they have the right list. Adding it with the code at the bottom of the display would be a useful…

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  6. Notes added in Alma to default to 'Library' type (rather than 'Instructor')

    Notes added in Alma are likely to be for internal use only for Library staff. It would therefore be useful for the note type to default to 'Library' rather than 'Instructor'.

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  7. Ability to configure a list or citation status change if citation is edited or tagged after being set to Complete

    After a citation is set to Complete, if the instructor makes further changes to the citation, e.g. editing the metadata or adding a tag, there is no indication to library staff that a change has been made and the citation may require further processing, such as moving the item to high demand. We would like the ability to configure Leganto to update the status of a citation or list if an item is edited after being Set Complete.

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  8. Ability to configure name of library staff for display in Library Discussion

    When notes are posted in Library Discussion, the full name of the user displays. We would like to be able to configure how we display staff names (for example, first names only).

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  9. Changing a name on a reading list in Leganto can not be saved when Alma is open

    When changing the title of a reading list in Leganto it is changed back after a short while. We have found a way around it with having Alma closed when updating the title in Leganto.

    We would like to be able to change the name in Leganto without having to close Alma for it to be saved.

    Example:

    6 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Show accurate total of books in stock

    The Alma side of Leganto uses the number of copies of a book in total but unlike Primo, does not ignore books marked as 'lost' or 'missing'. Would it be possible for Leganto to show the current total of books in stock (either available or on loan) without any missing/lost ones?

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  13. 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.

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  14. Filters/sorting/duplicates

    Filters/sorting/duplicates

    It is possible to look for citations within Alma’s persistent searchbox, but we would prefer a sorting function (A-Z) or a searchbox within a list. This would help looking for a citation while staying in a readinglist. Furthermore, it would help to detect unintended duplicates which have been added from, for example, ‘My Collection’ AND Repository Search AND Zotero. Or is it possible to mark duplicated citations?

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  15. Drag citations from list into My Collection

    Could functionality be added so that citations which appear in lists can be copied to My Collection by drag and drop (rather than via options > copy to collection).

    This seems logical, as you can do the reverse action to copy a citation from My Collection to a list via drag and drop.

    6 votes
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  16. 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

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  17. 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).

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  18. Resource locate to default to "OR"

    It would be useful if "Locate Citation by Fields" could be configured so that only one enabled field needs to have an exact match, i.e. the resource locate defaults to "OR" rather than "AND" where more than one citation metadata field is populated.

    This would allow citations to be matched where a title is misspelled, but an ISBN is correct, or vice versa.

    5 votes
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  19. Being able as an instructor to see all reading lists attached to a specific course

    As an instructor, it might be useful to search for a course (whether it is the instructor's courses or a collaborator's courses) to obtain the list of all related reading lists of that specific course. Right now, in the Instructor page, the search for course name will only list the reading list that the instructor has already created, or followed. Thanks

    5 votes
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  20. 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.

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