[EP-tech] Closing the loop with the main university website
yurj at alfa.it
Wed Nov 22 12:08:51 GMT 2017
Are you implementing a CRIS over Eprints? What about this:
And what about research data (namely:
Il 22/11/2017 12:40, Christopher Gutteridge ha scritto:
> Hi, as I said in my last post, I've been working on updating
> A small but significant change is that we now import a list of the
> homepages of current university staff and use that to hyperlink the
> names of contributors back to the profiles and contact info for those
> A second is that for some departments and groups, we've added a button
> to link back to the "research" page for the part of the organisation.
> See https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/413656/ for an example of both.
> I think this is more important than it first seems, as it makes the page
> stop being a dead-end and start to lead people into parts of the site
> where views provide value to the authors and research managers. This has
> in turn seemed to have increased the perceived value of the repository
> to them.
> We also rejigged the order of the fields to put the catalogue
> information (date deposited & modified) far down, as most people won't
> care. Above it is all the various identifiers like DOI, URI, PURE etc.
> And nearest to the top are the more human-friendly information that
> should satisfy most readers of the page. People wanting the other info
> are rarer and more motivated to scroll.
> I've also had a stab at making the entire public-facing site more or
> less "responsive". Our university HTML/CSS templates already provide
> most of the tools so it's mostly been applying them to the summary
> (abstract) pages.
> Where I had more problems was the search forms, as EPrints builds these
> in a array to output as a table. I just left this bit unresponsive as
> the effort didn't seem worth it.
> I wouldn't even try to get the deposit and admin pages to be responsive.
> My assumption is that these are usually used from a laptop or PC.
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