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  1. 'Request review and publish' option

    I’ve been getting feedback from tutors recently who are ‘adamant’ that they’ve published lists, but have then been chased as owners of draft lists. I suspect this is to do with them requesting a review and assuming that publishing happens simultaneously.

    We don’t want to configure our system so that we get sent an automatic review for every single published list, and we want to encourage lecturers to take ownership of their lists, publishing and reviewing appropriately.

    If they had an option to 'Request review & publish' this would really help make clear to them what was happening when they…

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    • Include "Editor" in the front screen list view

      At the moment, there is no distinction between editors and authors when you bookmark an item - both are labelled as "Author" in the initial metadata. If you edit the metadata to describe an editor as "Editor", that information no longer appears in the front screen list view. We would ideally like the bookmark button to be able to distinguish between the two when bookmarking (as MARC does with the 100/700 field distinction) and we would like Editors to appear in the front screen list view to improve the information available to students in support of good citation practices.

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      • Create a manual bookmark from the editing page

        It would be useful to have the option to create a new bookmark from the editing page, rather than having to go to My Bookmarks to select this.

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        • Make the publish button more visible

          A lecturer has said that it would be useful to have the publish button more visible on the list (when not editing). Could we have a separate button for publishing rather than going to edit and publish?

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            The new list edit has improved functionality for making it clearer when a list has been published and information on how to publish.

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