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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. 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.

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  3. 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

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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…

    9 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Default search results to full text/open access

    The primary mission of our institutional repository is to support our university's open access policy by providing free, public access to institutional research and scholarship. Accordingly, our institution stipulates that all affiliated researchers deposit a copy of their accepted manuscript in the repository at the time of its acceptance for publication. Apart from self deposit, Esploro offers a variety of other ways for ingesting research outputs including smart harvesting and smart expansion. While these tools offer useful ways to grow the repository, they also tend to allow for the proliferation of metadata-only records (asset records without files).

    In order to…

    3 votes
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  13. Bulk update/delete activities

    While one can load activities (e.g., courses being taught) via spreadsheet, one cannot modify or delete existing ones except manually one by one. The ability to remove a set of activities in bulk would allow an institution to refresh data of faculty activities at scale. (Support for activities in the API could also serve this use case.)

    3 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Option to display just the Output on the Researcher Profile

    Hello,
    It would be great to be able to have the option to display either just the Output section for the Researcher Profile or have the option to display the Output tab first before the profile. Since most of the information from the profile page requires active perusal from the faculty, some of the information can be outdated or not "fleshed out" (some of our faculty does not have any profile information on their page)

    3 votes
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  19. 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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  20. Add Teams, Committees, Working Groups as data in Profiles

    We would like to see information in the profiles that indicates what Teams, Committees, and Working Groups a person is on or has been on in the past. The field should be indexed so it is searchable and include a date range.

    1 vote
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