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  1. Option to schedule metadata refresh

    We like the option to schedule metadata refreshes at particular time/days, still including the choice to manually run these as I understand customers may still wish to log in and push a refresh at a time of their choice (and/or switch off the scheduling option when not required).

    This request will assist us in the timings the metadata refresh to fit with our automated reports that run in LMS so the correct LCN is captured at the point of refresh. As it would be preferable for us to run these in the early hours scheduling would allow us to do…

    16 votes
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  2. Warning when removing bookmark with digitisation attached

    Would it be possible for a user to be warned when they are removing a bookmark with a digitisation attached? Or for the Reading List team to receive a notification when someone has removed a bookmark that had a digitisation attached?
    We find that academics remove the bookmarks without telling us that the digitisation is no longer required (they seem to think that removing the bookmark terminates the digitisation) - the digitisation stays live in TADC but is no longer accessible via the list. At the moment the process of doing our monthly stats identifies when there is a discrepancy…

    40 votes
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    With New List Edit the Delete warning is already much stronger, however, this specific request has come up in feedback and we plan to address this with clearer messaging about the impact on Digitisations. This is not currently scheduled but we will update as this moves to the top of our priorities.

  3. Reviews screen - move the Vendor information below previous review outcomes/decisions

    With several vendors now integrated into the Vendor section in the Review screen - and a lot of information in particular often coming from Askews & Holts - this section has now pushed the display of previous outcomes and comments for a given item off the bottom of the screen.

    This is unhelpful as library staff usually need to see previous outcomes/comments *before* deciding whether further purchasing is required - so in effect this information is in the wrong order.

    Could the vendor information please be moved below the outcomes/comments section?

    17 votes
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  4. Student note formatting in New List View

    In New List View student notes it would be helpful to have some formatting ability. At the moment all the text is all clumped together and you cannot add spaces or dot points. With some formatting features it would make student notes clearer to read.

    9 votes
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  5. "View and Export" in List View/Edit 2.0

    In the first screenshot from Broadminster University, the Talis demo tenancy,, it looks as if you have the option to "View and Export" from the list when you are in edit mode. See my first attached screenshot.

    But all that I can see when I am editing is a "View" drop down. If I want to see my export options,

    I have to click View > As Student, and it's only then I am presented with options to export to PDF, CSV, etc. (see second attached screenshot)

    This idea is to enable the "View & Export" button for all those…

    10 votes
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  6. Ability to edit the wording on the display of the Time period message for upcoming time periods

    The time period displayed on the message for an upcoming troimester can be misleading as we open the lists up a couple of weeks before the trimester, but the message says the trimester starts on the date that we have opened it. this can be misleading for students. can we either edit that message or turn it off.

    eg Message is This list relates to the term Trimester Three 2019/20 which does not start until 28/10/2019

    But this is the date we open the lists, the actual trimester starts on 4/11/2019

    Confusing

    4 votes
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  7. Review Screen: Pin Important Notes to the top of the screen OR free text field at the top

    [Screenshot attached of idea]
    In order to aid communication between reviewers and enhancing our ability to quickly following up where we left off, please can we have the option to pin an important review note to the top of the screen? (e.g. how much stock was ordered, or what eBook licence the eBook has)

    This would enhance our ability to see at a glance where we are with the item. We would still have the option of scrolling down to see the extended work log below.

    Failing that, a free text field where we can add important information at the…

    7 votes
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  8. Be able to filter to new edition alerts in reviews

    It would be useful if you could filter to the items that have an alert for a new edition rather than just alerts in general. This would help to identify new editions without having to go through every item in the list.

    8 votes
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  9. Ability to delete previous outcomes in review

    In the review section there is a trial of all outcomes for an item across all the different lists. This can be very useful to see how the item has been dealt with elsewhere by different people. For example the first outcome may be stock sufficient but later when added to a new list it was then set to be ordered. Having this trail of outcomes if very good. However, there may be occasions where an outcome is set in error or someone hasn't understand the process correctly. In these instances we would like the ability to delete the previous…

    15 votes
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  10. Bulk assign list publishers to lists

    We need the ability to bulk assign list publishers to more then one list.

    For example, we have departments within the university where the populating of material within reading lists is done by one team within the department, rather than the individual module leader. When new members of staff start with this team, we are often asked that they be assigned as a list publisher to around 100 lists at a time. There is no current option to do this other than go through each list manually. This is time consuming at a particularly busy period for us.

    3 votes
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  11. compulsary heirarchy code/customisable text

    When creating a new list, it would be helpful if the hierarchy code select was mandatory. Academics often create lists in addition to the lists we have rolled over for them, and don't attach these lists to hierarchy codes. This creates issues with linking to the learning management system, with future rolling over of lists, and when they submit digitisation requests. They will add a course codes when submitting their digitisation request that doesn't necessarily match the format of our hierarchy codes i.e. LIBTEST 101 vs LIBTEST101. This can result in duplicate digitisations and inaccurate reporting. This might be mitigated…

    6 votes
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  12. Option to add a chat widget

    We'd like to be able to add a Springshare chat widget to reading lists. We have this available on our website and in our discovery system and it's a great help when students come up against inevitable problems with finding or accessing resources.

    6 votes
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  13. Prioritising editing window size for smaller devices

    At present on smaller devices the editing window only accounts for about a quarter of the screen height only.

    In an example I received only two of the editable fields are visible, making working on them difficult - while the tenancy header and Item title take up the majority of the screen.

    It would be great for future development in this area to bring the editing window to the fore

    3 votes
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  14. Make the 'Request a new digisation' window draggable

    In List edit we can see a student note to e.g. read certain pages. When the request digisation window opens it obscures the note section of the list. Can you make the window draggable so the note can be referred to and details checked?

    8 votes
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  15. Inclusive reading lists

    We are working on making our reading lists more inclusive and representative of our students – it would be really helpful if we could include (and source) photographs of authors so a student can identify texts written by BAME authors. Colleagues in many other universities are also working on this so we think this is a development request which would be of general interest. Please can we add this feature as a development request

    1 vote
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    1 vote
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  18. Identify whether latest edition in use, in bulk

    Run a report that covers an entire teaching period (or more), that can be exported from TALIS Reading Lists identifying:

    - resources that have a later edition
    - whether that later edition is owned by the library or not
    - resources that are not linked to a library copy

    Currently, in the latest NEW LIST VIEW, the only option is to send each Reading List for Review and go through each individual resource to gather this information.

    The option to run a report with this data would save days/weeks of copy/pasting and enable us to:

    - offer our lecturers this…

    11 votes
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  19. Exporting a List in Word or Rich Text Format

    Add Word or Rich Text format to the options to Export.

    Some of our lecturers like to hand our paper copies of the reading list to students and the current export is very bulky and quite difficult to format as a PDF and because of the extra images tends to actually be quite long.
    Ideally they would like a stripped down version that would just have the core details (i.e. the text without hyperlinks and images) presented as formatted text (ideally in a selected citation style).

    1 vote
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  20. Multiple holdings on one bookmark

    It would be really helpful if we could have multiple holdings, or LCNs against one bookmark.

    Here at RHUL we have a large literature collection, and where an academic has indicated the specific edition is not important, we have a situation whereby we have to have multiple bookmarks for the same title in order to accurately alert students to all the different copies that might be available.

    This ends up not only being time consuming to manage, but looks extremely messy on the list.

    1 vote
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