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  1. Display Esploro Asset Creation Date in Portal

    I received the business/use case below from Carla Cher, the Manager, Intellectual Property and Commercialisation here at RMIT University for displaying the record creation date in a publicly available asset record on the portal.

    Carla wrote, "this is extremely important information because our team needs to know the date something is published as this may have an effect on whether we can apply for a patent or not for particular areas of technology.  In addition, patent offices will search the database for the thesis when examining a patent application and may reject an application because they consider the date it…

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  2. Administrator emails for asset messages

    Currently, any notifications from researchers regarding asset communications are only visible to administrators via the task list. Even though assets with active messages are separated into its own category in the task list, we would like notifications for assets that already have active messages and received additional messages to be more direct. Notifications could be sent as an email to the administrator or at the least some notification in the task list that there is a new message and which asset it belongs to. As is, it’s not clear which asset has received an additional message and requires drilling down…

    4 votes
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  3. Integration with Interfolio

    One of our biggest hurdles to having comprehensive researcher profiles in Esploro is the aggravation researchers feel when they have to enter the same information into multiple different systems. We would like to eliminate that aggravation by integrating Esploro with Interfolio, so Interfolio could provide updates to researcher info.

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  4. Ability to set a privacy flag in researcher profiles using APIs

    Our university provides staff with the ability to set their contact details (work phone, email, office location) as public vs private in our HR system, which determines if these contact details are visible on public-facing applications and systems. These privacy settings do not currently flow through to Esploro. It is not currently possible to change visibility of contact details at an individual level in researcher profiles, either manually or via API. We would like to add the ability to use the Alma/Esploro APIs to set these privacy flags in Esploro Researcher Profiles as well, so that researchers contact details set…

    4 votes
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  5. Add ability for researcher approval before assets post to individual profiles

    We have researchers who publish in areas which can be controversial such as animal research or abortion.

    These researchers do not display all of their publications on their web profiles.

    We would like the ability to set individual researchers so each asset had to be approved by the researcher before it displayed in their individual research portal.

    We realize researchers can hide information, but we want to ensure that some information is not published to web profiles without approval.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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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  8. Ability to harvest full text files

    The overarching goal of an institutional repository is to provide free public access to the research and creative output of the institution. Although Esploro offers institutions the ability to grow their repository by harvesting publication metadata from external sources, the imported metadata is of limited value without full text. We would like to see Esploro's smart harvesting capabilities extended by offering customers the option to match imported records with full text available from sources like Unpaywall. Using Unpaywall's API, it should conceivably be possible to identify Creative Commons licensed full text files, import them into the repository, and match them…

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Bulk updates to "Managed Externally" checkboxes

    Currently, if the "Managed Externally" checkboxes are checked, faculty are unable to make changes to any of the fields. This became apparent when we noticed that prefilled Education fields (filled in during the time of our migration) were not accurate and the faculty members were not able to update it unless we uncheck these boxes. However, in a user's account there are up to 5-6 of these boxes. I was looking for a job that can bulk uncheck some if not all the boxes in all researchers.

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  12. Button "manage assets" to show all assets

    In the backend, there is a menu item with a sub-item "manage" in the menu bar for all types of data entries, whereby all data records that count towards this are then shown. Examples: Researchers -> manage researchers / activities -> manage activities etc.

    What is missing is a field "manage assets" under "repository" where all assets are displayed. There is only a heading with this name, but it has different contents. The better heading here would be "normalisation and mapping". there is also no option for "manage ETDs".

    Expected behaviour: direct menu access to an overview of all results…

    3 votes
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  13. Add the ability to view Publishing Information to Esploro research assets

    For Alma physical, electronic and digital records there is the option for administrators to view the Publishing information.
    This functionality does not exist for Esploro Research Assets.
    Can the ability to view publishing information for Research Assets be added to help enable troubleshooting.

    3 votes
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  14. Allow usage data to be captured more granularly

    We would like to suggest two improvements for capturing asset views/downloads at a more granular level.

    1) Tracks usage for each file associated with an asset
    An asset can include more the one file. However, Esploro only shows the combined usage of all files associated with the asset. We would like views and downloads to be tracked individually for each file.

    2) Track usage by geography.
    Allow users to drill down (in both the portal and Analytics) to view usage by country of origin. This would be particularly helpful for evaluating the reach and impact of an institution's research in…

    3 votes
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  15. Expose all User record fields on the Researcher subject area

    Currently, the User fields that are part of Researcher subject area are incomplete. I need to be able to include the campus that the researcher is associated with in my report.

    I cannot get the information out of the Researcher Subject area as it is not exposed.

    There appears to be no API or analytic subject area that all the researcher contact information, identifiers, urls (image and profile), keywords, affiliations, assets etc is available from.

    I would like to see all the user fields included on the researcher subject area.

    The use case is to be able to use the…

    3 votes
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  16. OAI-PMH Support of Query Based Sets

    When working with a OAI-PMH import profile you must select an existing record set provided from the OAI-PMH provider. Some providers, Datacite as an example, offer the ability to harvest a record set using a query[1] which is not included as a predefined record sets by the ListSets method. The OAI-PMH import profile should offer the ability to select a record set to harvest from a pre-defined list OR provide a record set name not in the list, a query in the case of Datacite.

    [1]Bottom of this page: https://support.datacite.org/docs/datacite-oai-pmh

    3 votes
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  17. Ability to create/modify default settings for researcher profiles synchronized with Alma

    I would like the ability to create a default profile for all new researchers loaded in by our SIS through Alma. Currently we are using XML and XSLT on top of our SIS import.
    Our university is being selective to which faculty has a profile versus a public profile. This is causing an issue with the current set up, specifically for the faculty who has edit their information in our SIS. Currently, our only set up is that all researchers gets loaded in with a private profile, despite being already in Esploro with a public profile.

    It would be helpful…

    3 votes
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  18. Ability for researchers to show/hide details in the Communication section of their profile

    Our researcher contact details are imported daily and we are finding some researchers add other email, phone and address details via their profile and would rather the alternate contact details be displayed.

    We would like a button next to each entry in the Communication section so researchers can decide which to make visible, similar to the toggle visible/hidden icon available in the Affiliations section.

    3 votes
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  19. 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

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  20. 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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