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Upcoming release

Expected releaseChanges

February 2023

  • Bugfixes
  • New feature: edusources widgets


    With this feature you can show live edusources search results on your own website / digital learning environment.

Previous releases

DateChanges

 

  • First phase of the new design for the communities detail page is released:

    The next step is to implement the community editor backend to manage descriptions, members and collections.
  • Bugfixes:
    • "Modal filters" not cleared after clearing filters

    • Some materials published on SURFsharekit are not visible on edusources

 

  • Bugfixes:
    • Filter gets deselected after switching interface language
    • Deviating card height for materials without date

 

  • New design for material cards implemented

 

  • Bugfix:
    • Files not shown for some materials originating form SURFsharekit

    • Materials published in SURFsharekit not visible on edusources
    • Default community image not working

    • Use Dutch name for communities in URL

 

  • New header design for search results page to focus more on the results by replacing the banner
  • Bugfix:
    • Filter values wrap around checkboxes when language is set to English

    • When using prefilters without results there is no way to undo your filters

    • Some filters cause edusources.nl to become unavailable

 

  • Updated materials (new materials, changes and deletes) originating from SURFsharekit are now propagated to edusources immediately
  • Bugfixes:
    • Issue with community images while using the same file for both the logo and featured image

  • Feedback button removed (replaced by Question button in top navigation)
  • Show chosen filters as "chips":
  • Option to clear all search filters at once
  • Bugfix:
    • "Undefined" educational level for "see also" materials on the material detail page

 

  • Uniform material card designs
  • Support button moved to footer navigation
  • Added "Question?" button to top menu:
  • Bugfixes
    • Materials not found using part of title
    • Not all communities are shown

 

  • New "no search results" page:
  • Bugfixes
    • "Show files" modal on material detail page does not scroll on large amount of files
    • Publisher and Study filtering does not work

 

  • Bugfixes
    • Children of specific material do not show link back to parent

 

  • Bugfixes
    • Mouse does not change to "hand" icon when hovering over material cards
    • Materials with language set to "other" do not appear in search results

 

  • A completely new search bar with additional pre-search filter options, allowing to narrow down the scope of the search upfront:



  • New "no search results" page:
  • Bugfixes
    • Materials from SURFsharekit did not get published within 5 minutes

 

  • Bugfixes
    • Some materials did not get published on edusources
    • Pagination issue when searching for multiple authors

 

  • Show a filter selection modal to easily select one or more filters by either searching for it or by scrolling trough the list of all available options. The modal is available for all filters with a large amount of filter options:
  • Replaced lazy loading on search results page by pagination. It's now very easy to browse trough all pages and to go to a specific page with a single click.
  • Added a "Participating institutions" page
  • "Search in community materials" button for Vaktherapie-community
  • Display community when adding a material to a community collection using the dropdown on the material detail page
  • Bugfix:
    • Fixed consortium name display for AnatomyTOOL material(s)

 

  • Sharekit harvest delta update interval changed to 5 minutes

 

  • Communities
    • Bugfix: Editing a community changes status to "draft"
    • Bugfix: White space is trimmed off immediately making it hard to add a new paragraph at the end of a community description
    • Use coherent translated community names throughout all pages
  • Enabled "search in community materials" button for AnatomyTOOL community

 

  • "Theme" filter

 

  • Preparations for "pre-search filtering" feature

  • Further improvements to filter displaying and counts
    • Hide filters with only one option
    • Show correct filter count
    • Bugfix: issue with "document" file type filter
  • Added search icon to top menu to quickly go to the search page
  • Stop indexing materials with unknown or incorrect license types

 

  • Vimeo previews
  • Date filters are now based on publication year so materials without a precise date can also be found
  • Dates are now shown as intended and use the locale of the selected language (en_US if language in the portal is set to English)
  • Bugfix: combinations of filters sometimes resulted in unexpected search results and filter counts

 

  • AnatomyTOOL materials restored

 

  • Preparations for Vimeo previews
  • Added more information to title of material detail page
  • Bugfix: date filter was not working when only one date was entered
  • AnatomyTOOL materials removed temporarily due to unavailability of AnatomyTOOL's website

 

  • Improved page load speed

 

  • Improved page load speed

 

  • Preparing for new features

 

  • Improved findability of materials on Google and other search engines.

 

  • Added AnatomyTOOL materials to edusources.

 

  • Improved processing of deletes and materials that are "unpublished" from SURFsharekit. Such changes should now propagate to edusources.nl in 1-2 minutes instead of only once each day at 0:00.

 

  • Like the last two weeks, most work this week has been to prepare for new features. There have been no visible changes yet to edusources.nl

 

  • Like last week, most work this week has been to prepare for new features. There have been no visible changes yet to edusources.nl.

 

  • This week most work has been on the backend to prepare for several new features, so there haven't been much visible changes:
    • Removed counter for number of materials in communities to avoid confusion.
    • Prepare backend to show previews for certain material types.
    • Prepare backend to handle updated Sharekit API.

 

  • Active filters on the search page are now also shown on the top of the page:
  • When searching in the materials of a community, executing a new search query will not remove the active community filter.
  • Autocomplete for search is improved and starts showing suggestions once a user has typed at least 3 characters.
  • Links to the Creative Commons licenses have been improved and now refer to the summary pages of the CC website.
  • Several improvements to the analytics e.g.: we can now track for which publisher a material is downloaded.
  • Several bugfixes and improvements were made to the harvest subsystem, which is responsible for retrieving materials from SURFsharekit and other repositories.

  • We've added "more like this": on the details page for a material, edusources will now suggest similar materials.
  • A Support button was added to the navigation bar, linking to a Wiki page with more information about edusources.
  • The duration for Youtube.com videos is automatically shown on detail pages.
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