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Change Missing Metadata in the DCS
If you are looking to add an item of metadata not currently displayed in the DCS record, you can now do this yourself from the Active Request page.
When the popup opens, you can fill in any missing data that has the words 'Add a/n' proceeding the field in a text box (e.g. "Add an Edition" or "Add a Book Subtitle"). You cannot change existing fields here (see here for details on requesting a change).
This will automatically update straight away. In the unlikely situation that you change metadata at the exact same time as another user (i.e. in the time you have opened the popup and updated, someone else has already updated the record), you will get an error message informing you of that.
Change HEI User
You can also reassign the user from within the request, if another User should now work on the request (or you can reassign it to yourself if you should now be working in the request). Please bear in mind that if you reassign the User more than once the HEI Report will only be able to report on the original HEI User and the current HEI User and not those in between. The Original User is the User that clicks 'Assign to me' in an academic request, or who clicks 'Next' after finding or adding the bibliographic data in a manual request.
To select another user, simply select them from the dropdown. No need to save or add anything else.
We have updated some articles to reflect this change:
In the DCS dashboard you can now search for all your completed requests to filter down for the content that you have already prepared in the DCS.
Please note, we do not recommend using this feature if your HEI has more than 2,000 requests as the page will take a very long time to load and format. Instead larger HEI users should use the HEI report.
You can search on a range of fields and Clone or Archive the content. See the article Completed Requests for more information.
Course Upload Progression Bar
When uploading Courses in the Course Upload tab, it can sometimes take a little while to complete. You can now see your progress with a progression bar. Click 'OK', or close the pop-up when complete.
Find out more in the article Updating Courses