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  1. 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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  2. Remove “Edit Profile” if there is No access to the Researcher Profile

    We would like to remove “Edit Profile” from the researcher’s actions drop down menu If a researcher has “Has Access to the Researcher Profile” set to No

    8 votes
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  3. Improve Grant discovery in Research Portal

    We want to work with our Grants Office to track funding acquired by researchers. However, the only way to access grant information is through individual researcher profiles. I believe we can publish Analytics reports for grants to a public webpage in the meantime, but it would be nice to link grants to specific researcher profiles since we are already tracking this information.

    Enhancement request: Add the ability to view Grants in the Esploro interface. This might include 1) a tab for Grants that shows a results page for grants, linked to Researcher profiles, with limiters for Org Unit, Grant Category,…

    7 votes
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  4. Allow files to be organized in folders

    When uploading files, there is no option to put them in folders or maintain the original folder structure. We have a user who has sorted his data by year and the only way to maintain that structure was to create separate assets for each year. They are closely related datasets.

    7 votes
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  5. Embargo options for Links

    When researchers deposit large dataset files, it is often impractical to upload them to Esploro. In those cases, we store the datasets externally. Then, in the Esploro record, we upload a readme file and add a link to the externally-stored dataset files. When access to the linked files needs to be embargoed for any number of privacy and security reasons, we need to be able to register DOIs, provide open access to the readme files, AND embargo access to the link(s).
    Currently, our workaround is to 1) remove the link from the record; 2) add a copyright statement to the…

    7 votes
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  6. 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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  7. Consolidated Task List for all assets requiring staff intervention

    When our staff work on approving assets they need to work off multiple lists because of how they are displayed in the tasks list. We would like to see a consolidated list of Draft and Pending Approval assets so that we can then filter by date or researcher to work through them as a batch. As it is, we need to check in the Smart Expansion task list, the Research Deposits task list, and the Smart Harvesting task list.

    A consolidated list would streamline our workflow and make assigning tasks to users significantly easier.
    (But don't remove the break-down of…

    6 votes
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  8. Include researcher proxies in Esploro letters and communications

    Allow repository staff the ability to communicate with researcher proxies regarding deposits. Currently, all letters and communications regarding deposits are sent only to the researcher. In cases where a researcher has appointed a proxy to deposit assets and manage their profile, library staff should have the option to send messages to the appointed proxy instead of or in addition to the researcher. Staff should be able to select this option when approving or returning deposits or using the "Contact Researcher" button. Proxies should also have the option to recieve letters about the researcher accounts they manage.

    6 votes
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  9. Ability to create a customise CV at the institution level

    We'd like to be able to customise a CV template at the institution level so that we can choose the desired fields/assets/activities to export.
    Additionally, we'd like to be able to change the labels of the sections on the CV. We found a labels table (CV Researcher Categories) but this doesn't seem to change the labels either in the Portal view or on the exported CV.

    6 votes
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  10. Add a creation date to the summary asset record

    In order to manipulate and identify files for individual or batch processing, the display of the asset record creation date in the summary asset record would be very useful.
    I've attached an image of the existing summary asset record. At present, only an 'Asset last updated' field is included. It would be a logical next step to display when the record was created.

    6 votes
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  11. Add option to display more than 9 researcher profiles on a page.

    Currently, only nine researcher profiles are listed per page. It would be nice if the defaults could be set by the user so that one does not need to scroll through several pages to see all profiles. Perhaps break it into 12, 24, 48 or all.

    6 votes
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  12. 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.

    6 votes
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  13. Improve functionality of the Areas of Interest to allow labelled headings and locking of specific serctions

    Esploro has ability to add multiple sections in the field for Area of Interest. However, when the profile is edited in the public view (Researcher portal) all the separate segments are merged into one.

    We would like the ability to further control the look and access option for the Area of Interest sections.

    For example: We currently use HTML to include headers for different sections of Researchers’ biographies, e.g. Biography, Research, Teaching.

    Ideally, we'd be able to have separate fields, with customisable labels, in the Area of Interest so that we could control which fields to display and have greater…

    5 votes
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  14. Assign assets with active messages to administrators

    Currently, you can only assign assets that have not yet been approved to administrators. Due to the built in messaging system in the faculty profiles, it would be helpful from a management standpoint to be able to assign assets with active messages to administrators. Currently, assets with active messages are only visible in the general task list. It's not possible to know what is in progress or being reviewed by another administrator unless you open each asset to view any communications. Furthermore, we have to leave open cases set to active to ensure that communications are followed up on (especially…

    5 votes
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  15. Remove multiple affiliations from an asset

    When you select Manage Creators on an asset, you can Update selected author affiliations. However, you can not remove them. When there are many that are incorrect but there is not one thing to change them to, it would make things more efficient if we could also Remove selected author affiliations

    5 votes
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  16. Zotero - Esploro: can you make it work?

    We recommend all our users to use Zotero as their reference management software. Its connector captures a lot of metadata from a vast variety of sources...but in Esploro it doesn't work. I dont see how we can encourage users to use this platform when at the moment of the research they will have to go get the metadata from another source or manually enter it. We would love to be able to use the Zotero connector when in Esploro to capture the metadata and the pdf if possible, of the item. Could you please take this idea into consideration? Thanks…

    5 votes
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  17. Add ability to control thumbnail image and alt text

    For assets that have multiple files uploaded, we would like to control which file/image is used for the thumbnail on the search results and assets page in Esploro. I have the following sample ETD where two JPG files are uploaded. I would like to use the image Collection.jpg as the thumbnail, but no matter what file name I use or what order I upload files in, the thumbnail continues to use the CollectionInvitation2.jpg file.

    https://eckerd-researchmanagement.esploro.exlibrisgroup.com/esploro/outputs/undergraduate/The-Collection-Senior-Thesis-Exhibition/992548163506111

    There should be a field that allows us to choose which file should be used for the thumbnail image. In addition, there is no Alt…

    5 votes
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  18. Add job to batch edit file and link information

    Add a job that allows customers to batch edit file and link information for a set of research assets including fields such as content type, access rights, license, and description.

    4 votes
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  19. 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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  20. Add ability to export assets from public researcher profile in Excel format

    Right now if you look at a public researcher profile, the only export options you have are BibTex and RIS. Our users would like to use Excel as well to make reporting easier.
    Example: https://iro.uiowa.edu/esploro/profile/franklin_dexter/output/all?institution=01IOWA_INST

    4 votes
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