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  1. Change the "Reset" option to "Clear" or update to "Reset Search" beneath the dashboard search options.

    Change the text to "Clear" or "Reset Search" would be more clear and indicative of what happens when you click Reset in the menu beneath the dashboard search options. Users hesitate to click "Reset" because they don't know what it will reset.

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  2. Create an email to send automatically to patrons to notify them their Aeon account is expiring.

    Create a new default email template to send automatically to patrons to notify them their Aeon account is going to expire.

    Add key to Customization Manager so sites can decide whether to use this email or not.

    4 votes
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  3. Create deadline for submitting requests to an activity

    I'd like to close an activity for additional submissions from nonstaff by a certain date. That way I would have adequate time to pull materials and don't need to constantly monitor activities to see if faculty or students added items.

    10 votes
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  4. Aeon - ArchivesSpace Fulfillment Plugin - import digital object info

    The University of Arkansas would like to know if a requested ArchivesSpace component has a digital object instance. This would help with reproduction requests so that staff know when a reproduction already exists. They would like for the plugin to be able to import this info into the Aeon request record.

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  5. ArchivesSpace - Aeon Fulfillment Plugin - Make request button available on the container list page

    The University of Arkansas would like for the Aeon request button to be available on the container list page in the ArchivesSpace PUI so that a patron can submit a request for an entire box. Many patrons browse by box, so it would be convenient to have the request button available where they are browsing. It would also help with collection-level-only records that have a container list. Since they don't want the request button available at the collection level for records that do have components, this button would be helpful for records that only have a collection-level description (typically resources…

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  6. Aeon - ArchivesSpace addon - allow for importing a container instance associated with an access record

    The University of Arkansas would like for the Import Container option to be available in the ArchivesSpace addon for the Aeon client, for accession records that have a container instance. Right now, only the Import Citation option is available for accession records. The container and associated location information would be helpful for staff to have in order to retrieve materials.

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  7. Aeon - ArchivesSpace client addon - hide or encrypt password in client configuration

    The University of Arkansas asked that the password be hidden or encrypted in the addon configuration for the ArchivesSpace addon for the Aeon client for security purposes.

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  8. Allow Aeon photoduplication process to estimate request completion time

    Some Aeon sites charge for reproduction based on staff time and need to include time in an estimate. Alternately, some materials take longer to reproduce than others (ex: oversized or high resolution may take longer) and sites may wish to notify patrons about which requests will take longer or how long certain requests will take.

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  9. I would find it convenient if the _Merge_ button were available in photoduplication-module queues (such as _Copy Order Submitted_)

    Add the Merge command to photoduplication queues. Currently, users must switch to a request queue, or go to the patron's account, in order to merge the underlying requests.

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  11. Create "email all" functionality that allows the option to email all patrons in bulk from Aeon.

    We'd like Aeon to allow us the capability of emailing all approved researchers through the system directly. Currently, we have to create a list and export it from Aeon to send emails from another system

    6 votes
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  12. Ability to sign out multiple patrons at once

    Georgia Archives would like the ability to sign multiple patrons out of the reading room at once.

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  13. Make the "Send Email" button for Item Delivered to retain the previous staff selection

    Georgia Archives use the Item Delivered button to route items to "Item Delivered." About half the time they need to send an email, and the other half they don't need to send the email because the patron is picking up the order in person. They would like for the "Send Email" button to retain the previous selection by the staff user. For example, if the staff user did not need to send an email for a transaction, they would like for the "Send Email' button to remain unselected for the next time. Currently, this only works for the 'Edit Email'…

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  14. Ability to update physical and photoduplication automatically together

    Georgia Archives uses a number of custom workflows that are specific to working with government records. They have a few photoduplication workflows where they would like to be able to update the photoduplication status and have that action automatically update the physical status. One example is when they route transactions to "Awaiting Order Payment," they would like for the physical status to update to "In Photoduplication." Currently, the transaction routes to "Awaiting Order Payment" via a routing rule. Then staff have to navigate to the Details tab to click on the In Photoduplication button.

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  15. Open electronically delivered items in separate tab or window

    Add the functionality to have the electronically delivered file(s) open in a separate tab or window in the web browser. This way the user can still have their Aeon account viewable.

    4 votes
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  16. Link to Departments list from Activity Record

    Case Western would like to record the department that an activity is associated with. They are currently using an ActivityInfo field to record this information. It would be most efficient if a department field was available in the Activity record and it connected to the department list in the customization manager. A second option is to allow for ActivityInfo fields to be dropdown fields so that a controlled vocabulary can be used.

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  17. Sending activity notification to a user who has yet created an account

    I'd like to be able to create an activity and send a link to a user to add items even if they haven't yet created an account. The link would take them to the account creation page and then let them submit requests for the activity. Currently, I have to hope they let me know when they created an account or keep checking in Aeon before I know that I can add them to the activity.

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  18. Allow activity cloning from web account

    Possibility of adding activity cloning from researchers web account. We work with several faculty and groups teaching the same classes each year and allowing them control of this function would help alleviate the impact this currently has on staff time.

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  19. ArchivesSpace - Aeon Fulfillment Plugin - Change color of the request button

    The Peabody Essex Museum would like for the request button to be red to better stand out to patrons.

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  20. Ability to rename field labels in Search Users section of the staff client

    Georgia Archives uses the term "Patron ID" for "Username." They would like to be able to change the "Username" field label in the "Search Users" section at the top of the client dashboard.

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