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  1. Ability to control the public visibility of grant information

    Give customers the ability to manage the public visibility of grant information. The details of certain grants cannot always be made public. Therefore, institutions must have the ability to selectively suppress grants from discovery and control the public visibility of certain elements (e.g., amount). Ideally, this control should be available both to Esploro staff as well as the researcher/grant recipient.

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  2. Esploro - Add action for assigning a name variant to job Update Set of Research Assets

    Sometimes we need to bulk update the name displayed in the Discovery Portal for a Researcher. To do so we create a new name variant but we would also like to bulk update all assets related to this specific Researcher with the new "Name Variant".

    To do so an action "Choose Name Variant" could be added to existing Job: Update Set of Research Assets / Task Creator or Contributor

    Such a feature would also be very useful to refine the data after an import via file or an harvesting.

    10 votes
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  3. Export of search results from Portal

    Whereas in Primo, it is possible to export the results of a search (or at least, up to 50) by selecting them and then Exporting them, there does not seem to be the same option in the Researchers portal. We would like to be able to export search results from Esploro. Ideally, this export would not be restricted to 50.

    9 votes
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  4. 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…

    8 votes
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  5. Allow records from Alma and records from esploro to be part of the same collection in Primo

    In Alma we can group records into Collections (Inventory -> Manage Collections).
    The collections are presented in Primo.
    Esploro records are also displayed in our Primo. We want to be able to attach records from Esploro to display in a collection together with Alma records.

    Scenario:
    The "Science Teaching" department asked us to create a collection for them in Primo. They would like to see in this collection publications of their scientists (coming from Esploro) along with books and journals published by them (which are coming from Alma - physical and digital items).

    5 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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,…

    3 votes
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  8. 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…

    3 votes
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  9. 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.

    2 votes
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  10. Portal - Author/Creator Facet - Show/Filter by Affiliated Persons Only

    Currently the Portal shows both affiliated and non-affiliated persons together in the 'Author/Creator' facet on the results page. The suggestion here is that this facet should show only affiliated persons. The purpose of the portal is to reflect institutional work, and this would clarify that the portal user is filtering to affiliated persons. This would also reduce the potential for duplication of names (e.g. where a non-affiliated person was imported as two different persons).

    For example, please see: https://scholarlyworks.adelphi.edu/discovery/search?query=any,contains,%22Adelphi%27s%20Celebration%20of%20Scholarly%20Research%20%26%20Creative%20Works%202021%22&tab=Research&search_scope=Research&sortby=title&vid=01ADELPHI_INST:ResearchRepository&offset=0

    (where Barbara Milrod and Barbara L Milrod currently appear as separate persons due to multiple non-affiliated person imports)

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  11. Lock Editing of Specific Fields in User Profile

    Prevent users from editing specific fields, such as job title, that are controlled by the institution. Some institutions might also want to apply this to educational history.

    Suggestion from Brandeis.

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