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  1. Explain how you are meeting WCAG 2.0 (A/AA)

    Provide explanations on how you are implementing each of WCAG 2.0 (A/AA) success criteria. ("To meet 2.4.3 'Focus order' on each page we are using technique G59...")

    1 vote
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  2. Using virtual flags with courses

    Being able to add a virtual flag to an item is really helpful. There are times when I wish I could flag a course as well. For example, sometimes work on a course starts before the actual course instructor is hired and we need to make sure to go back and replace a staff or generic username with the instructor once we have their information. Also, when courses are cloned ahead of time before the new schedule of classes is published, we sometimes have to change the course code (section numbers) so that our script adds students to the course…

    6 votes
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  3. Create simple hierarchy in Rightsholder tables

    Allow for parent-child relationships in Rightsholder to better manage the relationships that we realistically have with publishers (i.e. better tracking and management of publisher mergers and acquisitions). It would also help reporting on publishers because there would be an established relationship I could query against.

    2 votes
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  4. Allow for multiple LMS/CMS field-mappings with different params

    Many sites have multiple CMS/LMS integrated with Ares. Sometimes they require different params to match to important Ares fields. For example, one site uses Moodle, Schoology and Blackboard. Moodle is unable to add a custom param that pulls from the database. They're using the userid param for the username, but both Blackboard and Schoology's userid values do not match up to the Moodle user_id. They're faced with either a complicated username conversion or just allowing users to end up with multiple accounts, one for each LMS. (Luckily they won't have much overlap, but it will probably happen to…

    1 vote
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  5. Search by tags

    Would like to be able to search the Instructor Tags field in the staff client
    --submitted on behalf of Johns Hopkins University

    3 votes
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  6. Upgrade cross listings to allow Ares to combine cross-listed courses and sections

    Currently, when two course pages are generated by imported course and user data, instructors sometimes must add materials separately for each section. For example, for PHIL/RELI101, some students sign up for PHIL101 and others for RELI101. When this happens, the data generate PHIL101 as one course and RELI101 as a separate course, which means that the instructor must upload the materials for one listing and then for another. There is a similar issue with classes with multiple sections. It would be very convenient if the cross listing feature would set things up so that any action done in one connected…

    6 votes
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  7. 12 votes
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  8. Add crosslistings to custom course search results

    We include crosslistings in course counts for statistics and it would be helpful to see CourseNumber and CourseCode for crosslistings displayed in custom course search results in the client. Thanks!

    1 vote
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  9. allow instructors and staff to decide if tags are cloned with items

    This would affect the web interface and the staff client.

    6 votes
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  10. 3 votes
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  11. View copyright fees paid per course

    Would like to do a custom search for a course or list of courses and have the "Current Course Copyright" value show in the grid.

    5 votes
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  12. Update copyright fees for items under the annual copyright license as well

    So that a site can say "it would have cost us $X if we hadn't used the annual copyright license"

    2 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Interact with purchasing model to cover electronic course packs

    As a staff user I want Ares to allows users to pay for access to electronic reserve items to offset the copyright costs.

    2 votes
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  16. Way for users to request a rescan within the system

    There is no way for a user to request a rescan within Ares and allow for staff to correct it within the system.

    7 votes
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  17. instructor ability to export more than one citation at a time from web

    They would like for the instructor to be able to export more than one item citation .ris file at a time - perhaps something like a checkbox could be available in the items grid on the course details page where the instructor could check the items to export, and then click on an export button.

    2 votes
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  18. Option to multi-select courses and open them from search results

    You can multi-select items and open them all. Would like the same functionality with courses.

    3 votes
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  19. Allow staff to decide if copyright information clones with request

    If there is some sort of perpetual copyright license (the World Health Organization says their stuff can be used forever), it is helpful to keep that data when cloning a request.

    1 vote
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  20. Tracking entries reflect more accurately if the system or staff user initiated that status change

    In some cases moving an item to one status immediately moves it to the next applicable status. That tracking entry has the staff username versus a "system" username.

    2 votes
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