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  1. Esploro - Backend BE - add advanced search field for Asset Date Submitted and Asset Date Updated

    When reviewing in Esploro Back-end assets before approving and publishing them, we often need to look for Assets created or last updated on certain date.
    This is not possible right now, since Date Created field is related to the publication, not the Esploro Asset. Analytics has a 24 hours delay and is not as flexible as the search.
    Please index and allow to perform an advanced search also on Asset Date Created and Asset Date Updated fields.

    Esploro - Backend BE - add advanced search field for Asset Date Submitted and Asset Date Updated

    18 votes
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  2. Make researcher note viewable in more locations

    The researcher note was added in Feb 2024. You can view it on the researcher record and in the SH queue on a match for an individual person. However, we need to see these notes (or the presence of these notes) in other places to assist with identifying the correct person.
    * When you are in an asset (including when in an asset doing smart harvest) - this could even be an indication of a note on a researcher card
    * When merging researchers - this could be an indication of a note on the search results for people
    *…

    21 votes
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  3. Display multiple SDG sources

    Currently, the InCites integration allows for SDGs to be listed with the source of InCites (https://researchportal.scu.edu.au/esploro/outputs/991013141813602368) OR we can manually add SDGs via Esploro and they are listed with no source (e.g. https://researchportal.scu.edu.au/esploro/outputs/991013062209302368). We would like to see the ability to display BOTH manually added and imported SDGs.

    For example, this same asset listed above from our live environment, I've added SDG 4, 8, 10 via the back end, but then it displays ONLY as 4,8,10 in the portal, overriding the SDG 3 from inCites: https://scu-researchmanagement-psb.esploro.exlibrisgroup.com/esploro/outputs/991013089213502368?institution=61SCU_INST

    Ideally the source of the SDG could be shown similarly to…

    9 votes
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  4. Ability to shift a researcher from creator to contributor (and reverse)

    Books and edited books and book chapters can come in with editors not where we would like them (as creators or contributors). It would be helpful if we could easily shift them between the two without having to delete and re-enter them. this is especially true when there are multiple editors. If an asset is added for someone you cannot delete them from the asset.

    18 votes
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  5. More flexibility in student works that are part of degree requirement

    We need more flexibility in student works that are part of degree requirements (degree culminating publications). These are often thought of as ETDs (theses and dissertations). However, some degrees do not require a thesis or dissertation and instead have a a capstone or a case report. These are very different than a thesis/dissertation, but the only option for student work at the end of a degree are the ETD options. This means that a quite short case report is displaying as a dissertation - https://iro.uiowa.edu/esploro/outputs/9984560345602771

    The ETD type is good because we want the advisors handled in the same manner…

    8 votes
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  6. Adding select all to manage creators on an asset

    It would be helpful if we had an option to select all researchers when we Manage Asset Creators. For assets with numerous authors to fix, this would be easier than needing to select each person individually.

    18 votes
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  7. Add Activities to Projects

    It is possible to add outputs/publications to projects, which is a great feature. However, it would be very beneficial to also be able to add activities, especially as it is a natural part of a project.

    12 votes
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  8. Enable suppression of assets on portal and profiles before approval of the asset

    We can currently only suppress assets from the portal and profiles after we've approved the asset post. This approach carries the risk of forgetting to adjust the asset's visibility later, potentially leading to it being visible when it shouldn't be.

    Ideally, you should be able to complete all aspects of an asset post, including adjusting its visibility, before approving it. This is particularly crucial for key functionalities like the visibility of an asset.

    7 votes
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  9. Ability to display thumbnail images of outputs wherever they are listed (e.g. on the Outputs tab of a Profile)

    Currently, when a file has been loaded to an asset, the thumbnail shows in the repository view, but not the profile view.
    Likewise, if the asset is listed as a related asset to a project, the thumbnail does not display.
    We would like to see consistency so that the thumbnail is display anywhere there is a list of assets.

    This is especially important for profiles as we are currently trying to encourage our creative academics to use their profiles and having a visual element would make them much more inclined to use them.

    6 votes
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  10. Add asset type Blog post as a type of Publication

    We need an asset type Blog post to appear under Publications. These are not entire blogs. These are not interactive resources. They are a type of publication. We currently use asset type Other with a subtype Blog Post, but this means the items are not integrated with other publications on a researcher's profile.

    We had hoped to deal with this through a 2023 roadmap item "Local Management of Asset Types and Categories" but it appears this will not be happening.

    Note also a request for an image asset type - https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/929326-esploro/suggestions/47430887-image-asset-type

    5 votes
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  11. Ability to bulk update name variant

    Currently, it's possible to update the name variant for each individual assets.

    However, it's not possible to update the name variant in various assets at the same time.

    We have had several cases where we need to change the name variant for around 100 or even 200 assets.

    So it's a time-consuming process opening each assets and change the name variant.

    15 votes
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  12. Display Author/Creator publications on Portal 'Relevance' results first, before assets they have supervised/edited

    When searching or refining by Author/Creator, the theses and dissertations the researcher has supervised, as well as book chapters where they are the editor of the book, come up first in the default 'Relevance' results.

    This is misleading and confusing for users, and frustrating for researchers who want their own scholarly works displayed first and consider the works they author the most 'relevant' when searching/refining via their name.

    Is there a way that publications/works that a researcher is the actual author/creator, displays first in the results?

    12 votes
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  13. Researcher ability to remove assets from profile (or flag for Lib to do so)

    I am currently at a loss for a good workflow to allow researchers to indicate to me that assets associated with their profiles are wrong. They can hide these assets, but there is no way I can see (from Esploro) which assets are hidden.
    A method for the researcher to reject an asset is sorely needed.
    Failing that, a system that allows me to see what they are doing with an asset (if they hid it, or flagged it for removal).

    I have a faculty member with a very common name. Strongly and Very Strongly matched nearly 200 items for…

    22 votes
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  14. Improve functionality of ETD Degree Names table

    Issue 1: Currently, ETD degree names must be manually entered individually into the table. There is no facility to upload a spreadsheet to populate the table. When repositories need to account for all relevant current degrees as well as past degrees for earlier theses uploaded, this list can be very long - we had 100.
    Solution: allow for spreadsheet upload to populate table.

    Issue 2: There is no apparent way to control where a new degree is added in the list. It does not add to the end of the current list, it is not alphabetical, it seems to insert…

    5 votes
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  15. Provide Asset Update API Method

    It would be useful in some circumstances to be able to Asset's via the API instead of manually through the administrative interface or the export, modify in Excel/CSV, and re-import.

    1 vote
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  16. Expand asset type options for student deposit profile

    For non-ETDs, there are limited options of asset types for Student Deposit Profiles - see image. There is no ability to create a form for a journal article. However, our students frequently publish and deposit journal articles. This will force to either do a manual mediated deposit for them, or they will need to ask a co-author to deposit for them. Please can you expand the asset types available for a student deposit form to allow for deposits of journal articles, reports etc. Thanks

    1 vote
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  17. allow researcher to edit an asset

    Sometimes researchers find errors in assets that have already been approved (either assets that have come in through SmartHarvest or submitted by the researchers themselves). Rather than have them email an admin and request the edit, it would be more efficient if they could edit the asset and (re)submit it for re-approval.

    8 votes
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  18. Ability to merge multiple researchers from the manage researchers page

    It would be helpful to have an option to merge multiple duplicate researchers at once from the manage researchers page, rather than relying solely on the bulk merge duplicate researchers report. Many times we need to look at the assets themselves to determine if the researchers are indeed identical.

    8 votes
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  19. Add ability to keep assets in sets in a specific order

    It would be great to have the ability to keep the assets within a set in a specific order. Now that we can use Analytics reports to create sets in Esploro, we would like to use top 10 lists we have created specifically for our institution to create sets of “top 10” assets, and add them to the Top 10 lists area on our homepage. You can currently do all of those things, but the set will not not stay in top 10 order. So the list that displays on the home page is not in top 10 order.

    10 votes
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  20. Ability to batch edit author affiliations

    We need a way to improve existing affiliations in assets to both add and cleanup affiliations that do not match with EROD. These affiliations will be more and more important with collaboration reports

    6 votes
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