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  1. Enable movement of internal organisation units in hierarchy

    Issue: We have recently undergone a restructure and many of our internal research centres and units have been moved and report to a Faculty. The affiliated researchers need to reflect this on their profiles. Currently a new organisational unit would need to be added however it is the same organisational unit with the same orgid. We cannot move the orgunit and associated assets and need to create a new orgunit under the parent organisation (then move the assets into it) however the orgid cannot be used as this is a unique identifier. This means we will…

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  2. 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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  3. Add way to facet research deposit by assigned to person

    As staff members are learning how to add deposits to Esploro, I review the work. Now that we have several people adding items, it would be helpful to be able to filter to one specific person to aid in training/reviewing their work

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  4. 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.

    7 votes
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  5. Integrate calls for papers (Papers Invited) into researcher profiles

    Integrating the submission form (https://www.papersinvited.com/#submit-paper) into researcher profiles makes it easy for journal editors and conference/event planners to quickly and easily advertise their call directly within their profile and continues to build up the practical functionality of the platform for researchers.

    6 votes
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  6. 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…

    6 votes
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  7. Allow Changes of ETD Asset Type of Existing ETD Records

    Sometimes it is necessary to change the Asset type of an ETD. For example, a change from an ETD-Doctorate to ETD-Graduate. At present there is no way of doing this. When a change is required, a new record needs to be created. This is both inefficient and results in the author losing all of their usage statistics.

    5 votes
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  8. Analytics should normalize publication titles to cluster article in the same journal more effectively

    Analytics currently considers capitalization variants as different for publication titles, and does not disregard initial articles. After a CDI migration in early December, we have both "American Journal of Psychiatry" and "The American journal of psychiatry". We have also gotten both "Gynecologic Oncology" and "Gynecologic oncology" and we have "PloS one" as well as "PLoS ONE" and "PLOS ONE".

    5 votes
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  9. Include Archives and Databases in the Publication title field

    We would like to include Archives and Databases into the Asset "Publication title" autocomplete list.
    This will create consistency in the “Publication title” field.

    For example, we are missing "BioArxiv.org" which is an Archive with ISSN: 2692-8205.

    5 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Draft mediated deposits display in profile

    Currently, drafts of mediated deposits do not display in researcher profiles. Complicated mediated deposits like datasets often go through several drafts before they are ultimately approved and published. In these cases, it would be very useful for the draft deposit to display in the profiles of all affiliated researchers for their review and feedback.

    4 votes
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  12. 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.

    4 votes
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  13. Add "Organization ID" to Export to Excel

    It would be great if "Organization ID" was added to the assets fields exported to Excel (in "Export list").

    4 votes
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  14. Researcher Profiles - Education Field

    Issue: Currently on the researcher profile there is no way to re-arrange the education/qualifications on the profile and there is no logic to how the qualification and education history is displayed i.e. if dates are entered it does not impact the order of display.

    Impact: A researcher who is adding Education and qualifications to their profile will want to dispaly their educational qualifications in a particular order, either from most recent to oldest, oldest to most recent, Highest qualification to least (Phd - Undergrad - certificate). Currently to add a missing qualification or to re-order the qualifications all must be…

    4 votes
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  15. Ability to Search on All Date Types in the Esploro Repository Admin Screens

    Our previous institutional repository software allowed for the searching of recently added records and the sorting of existing search results into most recently created. This was a search I used frequently as an administrator to quickly compile lists for requestors or for quality checking already added records. This function is required to create a set of newly added theses for checking.

    3 votes
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  16. Add job to batch suppress asset records

    At times we may need to suppress asset records from discovery in our repository. Having a job that will process a set of records and suppress them would be helpful.

    3 votes
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  17. Display All Asset Record IDs in Alma/Esploro Editing Screen

    Include all asset record IDs in Alma/Esploro for easier construction of OAI-PMH GetRecord requests. These currently only work on <identifier>oai:alma.61RMIT_INST:11247527950001341</identifier> and this identifier is not displayed in any asset record. This makes it impossible to complete a GetRecord request.

    3 votes
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  18. Add credentials and licensure fields to researcher web profiles

    Our healthcare clinicians and have their medical license information and board certifications display on their academic profiles. We would like to be able to display this information in the researcher profiles as well. We would want the researcher or their delegates to maintain and enter this information, as it is not part of our central directory.

    Examples: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/internalmedicine/profile/christina-charis-donelson

    https://medicine.uiowa.edu/neurology/profile/daniel-tranel

    https://uihc.org/kimberly-leman

    https://medicine.uiowa.edu/eye/profile/val-sheffield

    https://education.uiowa.edu/person/saba-rasheed-ali

    3 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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