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This project follows previous Workload Allocation Model (WAM) related projects in College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS): 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
November 2022 GREEN 32.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

This project is designed to build on the work done between 2016 and 2020 pre-covid. It seeks to embed digital capability within the College leveraging the enormous steps taken in digital engagement during 20/21 academic year. 

 

This project will look to review Vernon System and consider if a future procurement project is required.

The University of Edinburgh wishes to update the design, look and style of the www.collections.ed.ac.uk (Collections.ed) website. 

 Current Problems impacting the site are as follows: 

This project is a follow on from DLIB006 Library Databases and Licenced Content – User Discovery & Access Analysis project delivered in January 2021.

The project's output provided a recommendation report with 16 points to be taken forward. A review of the report and prioritisation of recommendations was completed by Digital Library Programme board members and Head of Research Services, LUC with a decision agreed on the top 4 recommendations to be taken forward in a future improvement project. 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
October 2022 BLUE 25.0 days 20.4 days 0.0

The Digital Library Programme will introduce potentially new systems, suppliers, and processes to support the following areas: 

  • Digitisation workflows 

  • Website improvements – new style guide and website structure for redesigned Collection.Ed@ed.ac.uk 

  • Collections as Data 

  • Digital Scholarship Tools  

  • ‘Noteable’ Jupyter Notebooks for the Library 

  • Digitisation as a Service 

  • Digital Preservation 

  • GLAM Data and API Service 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
November 2022 GREEN 10.0 days 3.0 days 0.5

This project is needed: 

  • To ensure continued system stability by deploying recent stable release  

  • To make use of enhanced functionality of the update  

  • To move to the latest Oracle Version as recommended by the supplier (19c)

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
July 2022 BLUE 15.0 days 15.2 days 0.0

Development Services have reviewed web sites/applications which are owned by Applications Directorate. As part of this review a number of web sites/applications have been identified as sites which will need to address their current Accessibility and associated Statement. The review was done by considering key factors, like audience, whether they are public, size of service, can we be confident that consumers of the service will be comprised of people who will likely have accessibility needs and when they were last updated and so on. 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
July 2022 BLUE 48.0 days 47.7 days 0.6

This project is expected to deliver an annual upgrade of our issue tracking software - JIRA. It will involve upgrading from JIRA version 8.5 to an updated version selected by the project team (most likely 8.13.0). The overall intention is to keep software up-to-date and ensure it remains supported.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
May 2022 GREEN 49.0 days 47.8 days 1.0

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
January 2022 GREEN 67.0 days 52.0 days 5.0