Talis Aspire Digitised Content

How can we improve Copyright Clearance in Talis Aspire?

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  1. Uploaded module student numbers in the hierarchy snapshot, All list items and All lists reports

    Can a column for uploaded module student numbers (as opposed to manually added student numbers) please be available in the hierarchy snapshot, All list items and All lists report? We do not currently use Reviews and this would ease our admin related to book purchasing.

    10 votes
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  2. Add an option for "BL library privilege" in the "source of original" drop down menu.

    We would like to add another option when uploading a document to TADC that says "BL library privilege". This would be used when we have purchased a copy of a chapter/article from the British Library when we own the item in print.

    6 votes
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  3. Add a 'date' field to identify when request was submitted on referred page

    This would be useful to identify how long a request has been waiting to be actioned.

    6 votes
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  4. Add field ‘Article Number’ as an option in the bookmarking process

    Some articles have article numbers instead of page numbers. So I hope this option would be available when we are bookmarking. It will help students to obtain the essential reference/citation information when needed.

    4 votes
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  5. Schedule dates for TADC requests to go live/or option to hide digitised content

    We have had some instances where a request for digitisation has been made and that the scan go 'live' on a specific date. It would be useful to be able to upload digitised content and schedule the go live date in these instances so the work can be fully completed and uploaded in advance. Alternatively a feature for list editors to hide/make visible digitised content within a bookmark could be a potential option.

    3 votes
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  6. Statistics - Tracking individual users

    At the moment Statistics - Views, print & downloads - show general usage but it does not show the statistics for individual users. What we get at the moment is the total amount of traffic (e.g. views and downloads) but we cannot tell when a single student opens an article 10 times: currently, the result we get is 10 views, but being able to track single users the result would be also 1 single view.

    In this way, we would be able to compare and verify the exact number of students/lecturers who are using the system and not only the…

    22 votes
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  7. Requesting digitisation of documents

    The ability to request digitisation of resources when they are given the resource type of 'document'.

    Similar to idea 'Requesting digitisation of legal resource' but for documents more generally.

    16 votes
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    The requesting of documents is something Talis are working towards. Currently Talis Aspire Digitised Content only enables you to upload materials that require copyright clearance, but the Talis Player will not only enable you to upload material that needs to be copyright cleared, but also other materials.

    Talis have been working with beta partners to develop this, and we will keep you up to date with the wider release of this through the usual updates (webinars, newsletters, events etc).

  8. Batch complete Rollover

    When rolling over digitisations it is possible to complete the rollover process through the 'Successful' tab under 'By Pre-Clearance Status' on the 'Rollovers' tab.
    Currently, it is possible to select an entire page worth of rollovers and batch complete them, however as there are only 25 results to a page we have to process a lot of a very small batches and then wait a while as the page refreshes. As we roll over hundreds of digitisations at a time we find this quite time consuming.
    Would it be possible to either increase the amount of results to a page…

    4 votes
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  9. Ability to request digitisation for an image

    Ability to request digitisation for an image for copyright, where the parent on the bookmark is a book .
    At the moment we can only put it in as a chapter and change it to image once we have digitised it. This is problematic as each time the list is copied or rolled, this will have to be changed over again.

    2 votes
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  10. Report to identify where digitisation request has originated - RL or webform?

    It would be useful to have the ability to pull data which tells us if a request has come via a Reading List or via the webform - it would help us identify engagement with Reading Lists or the VLE.

    1 vote
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  11. Suppress openURL link for Digitisations

    We would like the option to suppress the openURL link, when we have a link to the digitalisation of an article. At the moment, when you expand the readfing list item, as well as the link to the digitalised copy there is a "Click for full text" link. This link goes via our link resolver and invariably results in a "Sorry we do not have this article" message. If we did have access to the article then we wouldn't have digitalised it in the first place. An option to disable would cause less confusion with our users - which is…

    5 votes
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  12. Remove trigger for "Existing electronic copy available - referred" for known sources where we cannot link to online

    There are known sources which prohibit linking to the online source, e.g. HBR, so if possible could the referred status for this source be flagged so that when rolling over digitisations only , we do not need to have to select 'source from print copy' as we are unable to source from electronic or link to electronic sources. Our annual rollover of digitisations would be vastly streamlined if TADC knew that we couldn't link to the electronic source so therefore did not ask.

    2 votes
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  13. More editing options for dictionary entries in TADC

    To have the ability to add additional 'special requirements text' (e.g. %REQUEST_DETAILS%) to the subject line or message of an email, would enable us to fully customise our messages that the Academics receive.
    For example, we are wanting to add the module code to the subject line of the Live Request Email, but this is not possible as the 'special requirements text' for the course details is not in that specific entry.
    Currently you can only move the 'special requirements text' within the existing dictionary entry, not between different entries.

    We are only now looking at the dictionary entries as…

    2 votes
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  14. Request digitisation for resources which have online resource button ticked

    We have had feedback from a number of academics with long readings lists with a mix of online sources and resources which need to be digitised. When they edit their list , every resource as it is digitisable has a request digitisation option, which they find confusing as they want to be able to quickly navigate to those resources which aren't available online to request those only. Often we get requests from academics for digitisations in error as the presence of the request option makes then think that they need to request even though the resource is online.

    2 votes
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  15. Filter TADC request list 'All stages' by blank

    A team of us deal with TADC requests and assign stages e.g. Book on order. We would like the ability to filter the request list to see only the requests which haven't been assigned a status so we do not visit requests unnecessarily.

    7 votes
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  16. Worklog Report

    The purpose of the report is to produce data on reporting Service Level Agreements, as well as finding out averages, etc.

    2 votes
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    It would be really helpful to have further information on how you see this report working, are you looking for a worklog report for each requests or something at a higher level? More information may allow others to input to the idea and vote on this.

  17. A TADC API

    Specifically for usage - prints, downloads and views. We have a project that is monitoring 7 modules - the usage of the items on these modules. We want to automate the gathering of data as much as possible. We can use the Talis linked data API to get the data. For hardcopy books we can use the LCN (which is the bib number in our LMS) to retrieve loans, reservations and renewals automatically, and we would ike to be able to look up TADC data for each request. An API seems the obvious solution.

    1 vote
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  18. Statistics - Views, print & downloads : add the ability to run reports by course time period

    Statistics - Views, print & downloads : add the ability to run reports by course time period & have the time period (Semester 1, Semester 1 & 2 Academic year etc) and / or the dates appear in the report.

    19 votes
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  19. Expand the TADC vault to all TADC institutions

    As TADC cannot re-use the content of the DCS, TALIS should investigate the possibility that the vault content could be opened out to all TADC institutions, as allowed by the CLA’s TPTP licence. This would be a huge boon to both small and large TADC users, as it would reduce duplication, and allow for improved workflows.

    3 votes
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  20. Rollover - email to requestors

    An automated way of contacting all requestors to find out what digitisations they would like to have rolled over would be very useful. Currently this involves sending lots of emails to the requestors of digitisations, to ask which digitisations they want made available next year, which is rather labour-intensive and time consuming.

    7 votes
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