Version 0.5.281

Released April 29, 2015


Deposit and Curation

  • On “Submit for Curation” provide hyperlinks to milssing required fields
  • Create Coded variables from Numeric variables, automatically detecting unique codes
  • Improve varible editor styles
  • Update the instructions for confidentiality and embargo statement fields
  • Remove files from a catalog record
  • Interstitial progress page when accessing a locked record, with automatic redirection
  • Allow multiple selection of Confidential, Embargo, and Other restriction types

User Onboarding

  • Welcome and branding on the login page
  • New users should agree to the Terms of Service


  • Administrator view for background operations
  • Administrator view to show all locked catalog records
  • Email administrators when new users sign up
  • Accurate statistics on dashboard, and improve the styling


  • Allow site administrators to access and edit all catalog records
  • Allow adding notes to managed files that are not data files
  • Request Handle identifiers for the generated DDI 3.2 XML file
  • Don’t reset file status to Pending after saving changes to file metadata

Version 0.5.264

Released March 27, 2015


Deposit and Curation

  • In File Upload, auto-apply information from the first file to subsequent files of the same type
  • New task: for unknown file types, curator should manually create a preservation format for that file
  • Don’t allow depositors to edit catalog records or files after submitting for curation

Administration and Initial Configuration

  • Admin view to show status of system components
  • Show status of system components on FirstRun page
  • Add configurable email alerts for system errors
  • Enforce administrative permissions
  • User-specific navigation, so Admin link only shows to admins
  • Easier user permission editing
  • Allow setting and unsetting site-admin permission for users


  • Upgrade bootstrap and use a more robust responsive layout


  • Fix URLs in email notifications
  • Set AgencyID on FirstRun page
  • Don’t allow FirstRun setup to be run twice
  • Don’t fail silently when the initial adminstrative user is given a non-validating password
  • User and organization creation fixes