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The newly established DSpace Development Fund supports the development of new features prioritized by DSpace Governance. For a list of planned features see the fund wiki page.

Title (Goal)If someone is listed on an item as an author or contributor, this person's role should be clear.
Primary ActorHuman
Story (A paragraph or two describing what happens)

Current behaviour (to be fixed):

Professor Pete sees his name in a contributor facet on a dspace page. He clicks the link and discovers that the list contains a mix of his own publications and theses for which he was an advisor. He's appalled that the system seems to suggest that he's an author on the student's thesis

Suggested behaviour - user profile page that lists publications with different types of involvement // contributor roles

1 Comment

  1. As we have engaged different collection owners, we have needed to change the label used for the Creator/Author field: Author, Creator, Interviewee, Artist.