[EP-tech] Re: See other users' deposits (admin) or continuing part of: Per user-group workflow and permissions
af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jul 30 08:43:35 BST 2015
Repository staff have access to the staff search, which allows you to locate items in the editorial buffer (or even in the work area) that are owned by a particular person. Editors can then do whatever they like to the item.
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On 29 Jul 2015, at 19:33, George Mamalakis <mamalos at eng.auth.gr> wrote:
> Hi all,
> After having decided -along with our library staff- to assign a user as
> the owner of each deposit when migrating from DSPace to EPrints based on
> each publication's author, the head librarian asked me if it is possible
> for a user or group (eg. admin) to be able to see other users' deposits
> and probably take over the deposit procedure.
> They asked me that, because they said that some Professors (and please
> don't laugh) may not be able to login, watch their deposits and submit
> them so that a reviewer can move with the depositing procedure
> henceforth, and so it would be desirable for somebody to be able to see
> and handle all deposits, even those that are still pending (eg. not in
> the archive dataset).
> What would be the proper procedure of doing this? After thinking a bit,
> I think I'd prefer if this deposit list could be produced using already
> existing code, so it could be some custom search that searches in other
> datasets (eg. buffer) based on the owner field. And this search should
> only be available to admin or staff. In this example, I haven't brought
> up the search functionality accidentally, on the contrary it already
> incorporates all the desirable functionality wrt displaying, grouping
> and selecting eprints.
> Of course, any other ideas (like Adam's favourite: a plugin) that would
> produce the same functionality, *in an easier way*, are more than welcome!
> Thanks all in advance,
> PS. Sorry If this behaviour is already supported by EPrints and I
> haven't managed to make it work.
> George Mamalakis
> IT and Security Officer,
> Electrical and Computer Engineer (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki),
> PhD (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki),
> MSc (Imperial College of London)
> School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
> Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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