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  1. Allow Custom Specific instructions for IR publishing options page

    Allow custom text to be added to the top of the IR publishing options page, as is currently an option for the University IR Agreement page

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  2. Create a Student Checklist

    In addition to the checklist that admins use, it would be nice for the admin to be able to create a student checklist that the student must check off before a thesis/dissertation can be submitted for review.

    For example, our students must have included a signed title page in the manuscript, or they must have included a signed/dated institutional library release, etc. This “actionable” checklist can be a part of submission requirements that must be checked off by the student before the student is allowed to submit the manuscript for review. This will cut down on a lot of “decision”…

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  3. Add field to indicate committee member role

    Add an additional field to the Advisor/Supervisor/Committee Chair and Committee Members forms to indicate the exact role of each Committee Member

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  4. "Other" option for IR embargo period

    Allow students to select a custom IR embargo length by manually entering the desired embargo period in the ETD Admin submission form

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  5. Allow Checklist to be Viewed by Students

    Currently, there is a “View Checklist”, which is only visible by an admin. I have to complete this checklist before I can “Accept” a dissertation for publishing. It would be nice to have this checklist also student-facing. The student shouldn’t be able to make edits, but should be visible for viewing purposes, so they can see what information I need and what has been collected (or completed) so far. If institutions do not want the students to see their internal checklist, they should have the option (under “Manage Site”) to simply turn it off.

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  6. Requests to add Additional Subject Categories

    Requests that “Leadership Studies” be added to the Subject Headings list under Business or Social Sciences

    2 votes

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  8. Customize embargo reasons in drop-down menu

    As an ETD administrator for my institution I would like to be able to create embargo reasons for my IR that align with the standard reasons we recognize at our institution. In the dropdown "reasons" menu, it would be useful to be able to customize this list of reasons.

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