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  1. 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.

    28 votes
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  2. 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

    19 votes
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  3. Index the project type field

    ExLibris added a field called Project Type, which is an excellent way to distinguish types of theses (for instance, we would like to clarify which are senior honors theses, as opposed to master's theses). Unfortunately, without an enhancement, they will not index it, make it searchable, nor add it as a facet, which makes it pretty much useless. I would love to see this be a useful part of Esploro! This would also solve another idea, Add a facet for "Type of Degree"

    19 votes
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  4. 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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  5. New asset page - navigation between search results

    The new portal no longer has Up and Down arrows to navigate to the next record in search results.

    We find navigation between search results very useful and would like the left panel with Up and Down arrows added to the new portal.

    15 votes
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  6. 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.

    15 votes
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  7. 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…

    15 votes
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  8. Esploro datasets in Google Dataset Search

    Making Esploro datasets discoverable in the Google Dataset Search is a high priority for positioning Esploro as a robust data repository solution. A prominent research program has deposited several of their datasets in Esploro. At a recent meeting, the PI indicated that not having their Esploro datasets discoverable in the Google Datasets Search was a significant disadvantage when compared to other data repositories like PANGAEA.

    Schema.org tags are required for inclusion in Google Datasets, these tags should be added to Esploro assets.

    15 votes
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  9. 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…

    14 votes
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  10. Order type for APC and "Read and Publish" agreements

    We have started to make APC (Article Processing Charge) agreements and also Read and Publish (to publish OA at no additional costs) agreements between the Library and some publishers.
    We found that there is no suitable order type to use in Alma when creating such orders.

    We ask Ex Libris to add a suitable order type for such orders.

    10 votes
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  11. Resize the asset’s title in the portal

    The Asset’s title takes a lot of the Asset’s page real estate in the portal.
    We request an option to resize the title or that the title size be appropriately responsive to screen size.
    The existing title size is 40.5px. It uses 30% of the screen area
    This is a serious problem on small screens like laptops.
    On a phone, this title uses HALF of the screen OR MORE!
    Please see the attached examples.

    10 votes
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  12. 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.

    8 votes
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  13. Tagging Selected Outputs in Esploro

    1.0 Proposal to tag or highlight selected outputs

    We would like to explore the possibility of “tagging” (or similar demarcation) selected outputs in Esploro to differentiate / highlight them.

    This tagging will be additional to the current search / refine options (such as Research Unit or Subject).
    All forms of outputs (articles, data sets etc) should be eligible for tagging.

    For example, we may want to “tag” Covid-19 research papers and data, or other key research on particular themes or goals.

    Ideally, there should also be an option of sub-tagging eg. a main tag, and a sub-tag (ie. the option…

    7 votes
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  14. Add the ability to Expand All research units

    Research units are currently displayed only in hierarchical list. Therefore, to find a research unit, the user must know the organization's hierarchy. The enhancement idea is either a way to list all units in a browse A-Z, or, more simply, a button to expand-all hierarchy.

    7 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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…

    4 votes
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  17. 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…

    4 votes
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  18. Esploro Portal – add Labels for all title pages

    We want to be able to configure title pages for every page in the Esploro portal using a label. A title page is what we see when we hover over the browser’s tab. Currently, there is only a label for the main title page.

    4 votes
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  19. Esploro Portal - Enhance color settings

    We would like to have one of the following options:
    1. Enhance the color setting options available in the admin panel, allowing complete color control in the portal
    2. Allow uploading a CSS/SASS file that will overwrite the preset CSS/SASS settings

    4 votes
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  20. 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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