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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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…

    4 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Provide enhanced ability to customize Student Deposit Profile

    The current student deposit form (Configuration > Repository > Manage Student Deposit Profiles) has limited options for customization. We would like to see the following changes made in order to enable use of the form and make student deposits more streamlined. This would remove our need to upload assets ourselves. Here are a few suggestions:

    1) Add an "Instructions" field for every entry field to appear below the field name in smaller text.
    2) Co-authors - remove this field or make it optional. If this is not possible, could instructions be added to make it clear that it is optional.…

    54 votes
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  8. Make collections searchable

    Collections is a feature where the institution can display selected assets together. The assets are displayed as a list you can scroll through. To make the collections more user friendly it would be nice to make a search function for collection/to make assets searchable in the collection searchable. If there are many assets in a collection it would be optimal for the user to be able to search for a specific asset or keyword in the collection.

    11 votes
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  9. Allow researchers to add their own Media Mentions and Grants via the Add Content menu.

    Currently, Media Mentions and Grants can only be added via the admin side. Researchers should have this ability as well. Media Mentions (MM) and Grants could be added via the Add Content menu, with submissions approved by the library (similar to assets). The library would either need to enable these tabs on the researcher profiles, or they would automatically appear if MM or Grants are added.

    23 votes
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  10. Include additional entities on CV (media mentions, projects)

    Add the option to include missing entities (media mentions & projects) on the CV.
    As we enable these new features on profiles they are more obviously missing on the CV.

    2 votes
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  11. Enable more Esploro metadata fields to be Facetable

    Allow more/any Esploro metadata field to be a Facet in the search page (i.e. Journal Name)

    8 votes
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  12. Header Search Bar Configuration

    The ability to enable/disenable the header search bar separately for the portal, profiles and projects. This would enable flexibility for administrators and the removal of a second and not needed search bar in the portal.
    We have neither the profiles nor the projects enabled, so the removal of the header search bar would work well for us.

    4 votes
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  13. Show "view online" link resolver links regardless of other links

    The view online option of link resolver only displays when there are no other links or files attached to an asset. Our procedure is to always add a link to the published version of the record, therefore the link resolver never displays.

    We would like to have the option to display link resolver links even if there is already a link in the record. This would ensure our staff and students could still access the resource if we have a full text subscription AND visitors to the portal could link to the published version.

    In 2020 when we were launching…

    33 votes
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  14. Searching for Labels

    When it comes to customizing and configuring the labels (Configuration > Portal & Profiles > General Settings > Labels), we have to go through each label section one by one to search for the desired label to update. Is it possible to add a search feature to Labels, such as in Alma where we can search either by description or code name?

    12 votes
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  15. Add a facet for "Type of Degree"

    In case of different degree in the same faculty, such as School of Education offers both EdD and PhD. Currently, the search will return all ETDs in our repository that are associated with the School of Education. So it should capture all the Ed.D.'s, but it also include results of Ph.D.'s as well. There is no facet for type of degree. Therefore, it would be more user friendly for filtering search results by "Type of Degree".

    This is about as fine as we can parse it at the moment: https://researchdiscovery.drexel.edu/esploro/search/outputs?query=any,contains,*&page=1&sort=date_d&enable_asterisk_search=true&institution=01DRXU_INST&scope=ResearchETD&mfacet=facet_academic_unit,include,01DRXU_INST___3852,1

    58 votes
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  16. Separate configuration options for faculty and student works

    We would like to have more granular control over our asset display configurations. Theses/dissertations and other types of non-published student works do not have the same descriptive needs as published faculty works, and having a blanket configuration that is meant to address all types of published and non-published works is leading to confusion as to how to correctly present and interpret the presented metadata. In order to best represent our non-published student works and ETDs, it would be better to have those assets configured separately from faculty works.

    18 votes
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  17. Display embargo release date in Esploro research portal

    We would like the ability to display the "Release Date", i.e. the date that the embargo on an asset was lifted, in the public research portal. We would like for the embargo release date to display in the asset details for both assets that are currently embargoed and assets who's embargo has lifted.

    We think it would be helpful to have an indication in the public asset metadata that the asset was embargoed at some point. This would be helpful for researchers, and also (especially for ETDs) for the asset's author to understand when the asset became available.

    16 votes
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  18. Configure date types used for searching and filtering in research portal

    Currently, the Date facet in the research portal includes all types of dates associated with an asset (e.g. created, published, submitted, availability). Some of these dates may be used more for administrative purposes (i.e. we use Submitted for when items like ETDs were added to the repository, which may not be related to when the asset was created), and therefore should not be used for filtering search results for users.

    Additionally, because not all of the date types display in the asset details, the search results when using the date facet can be confusing for users. If a user filtered…

    52 votes
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  19. Search improvement

    The search routine in esploro should have the same functions like it is available for Primo --> auto autocomplete or "did you mean?"

    Would be a great improvement.

    4 votes
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  20. Pop-Up Cultural Advisory Notices

    We are an Australian-based Esploro customer and we have asset records containing culturally sensitive information/materials. Repository staff are currently adding the notice below to these records (which at this point, are primarily theses):

    "Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this thesis and associated project files, may contain the images/voices/names of people who have since passed away. "

    Repository staff customise this message to include what is relevant for the asset record concerned, e.g. images and/or voices and/or names and to the type of publication.

    These advice statements would be more effectively highlighted as a pop-up that…

    18 votes
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