2021 Release Notes

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Stacks 3.3.0 Build 331 | Released on September 21, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • New functionality for the Sierra ILS integration allowing patrons to identify a "needed by" date when requesting holds.
  • The Link checker feature will now scan RSS Feeds, Items, and Blocks.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that displayed all RSS feed items for 'see more' when the RSS Block was configured to show only upcoming items.
  • Resolved an issue that caused internal site Bento search results to return zero results when an apostrophe was used.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the target properties of an image from saving.
  • Resolved an issue that would only display one author in EDS Bento search results when multiple authors exist.

Stacks 3.3.0 Build 330 | Released on September 9, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • The following improvements to the Resource Flow feature:
    • A location limiter option has been added and will appear when using the Sierra ILS integration.
    • A Call number field has been added and will appear when using the Sierra ILS Integration.
    • Addition of a description field that will display above or below Resource flows.
       
  • The following improvement to the Events feature:
    • Book rooms for a single occurrence, all occurrences or occurrences within a date range for reoccurring events.
       

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that could cause the main menu drop-down to render behind other elements.
  • Resolved an issue that caused a CAPTCHA challenge to appear on an event detail page when the signup form was closed.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented custom page titles from displaying.
  • Resolved an issue that caused unwanted HTML tags to display within search results.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented URLs in Sierra Bento results from encoding correctly.
  • Fixed a cropping issue that affected Resource Flow printouts.

Stacks Build 329 | Released August 24, 2021

MPROVEMENTS

  • Updates made to the font used in the Resource Flow print preview.

FIXES

  • Fixed the helper text on the room bookings dashboard page to reflect the correct maximum number of hours setting.
  • Resolved an issue that all displayed RSS feed items when the RSS Block was configured to show only upcoming items.
  • Resolved an issue that caused closure times to conflict with room booking closures.

Build 328 | Released on August 11, 2021

 

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Updated the font that displays in the print view for Resource flows.
  • Updates to the Base theme for accessibility.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that ignored the custom page title for the Database page.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the help article link from appearing on the Events Management tile.
  • Resolved an issue that caused a "Website encountered an error" when performing a Course Reserve Search
    or navigating between Course Reserve pages. (Build 328.3)

Build 327 | Released on July 28, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Enhanced the Web of Science search integration to use a consistent search type.

FIXES

  • Adjusted the Statista Bento so that links in the Bento Summary header behave in a consistent manner.
  • Resolved an issue that could cause the configured room hours to clear when editing an existing room.
  • Adjusted the Resource Flow Print button to open in a new tab.

Build 326 | Released on July 13, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • The Event Slider heading text now links to the /upcoming-events page.
  • Removed unusable feature types from the Bento content selection tool.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that prevented the selection and display of the fax number field on directory listings.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the correct BrowZine libkey link being accessible from the Search results button.
  • Set restrictions to prevent filter vocabulary lists from being unintentionally deleted.

Build 325 | Released June 29, 2021

FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that caused the previous week to load on Room bookings grid view.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Room bookings grid view to generate errors when all rooms are unpublished.
  • Resolved an issue that caused Sliders images to appear outside of the the configured visibility dates.
  • Updated the base URL for Polaris Resource Flows.
  • Resolved an issue that caused incorrect hours of operations to appear on Directory Listings.
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent the Request Item button from appearing for Sierra customers.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • New option to configure different base URL for resource flows and Bento Search results for Sierra.
  • Header of the News 5 Latest article teaser block now links to the News page.

Build 324 | Released June 17, 2021

NEW FEATURES

  • Introduced the Derwent Search Integration.
  • Introduced the Web of Science Integration.
  • Added a printable view for Resource Flows.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Modified the Calendar view to display the full names of Days.
  • Addition of a new delimiter for Collections.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that prevented the Term filter drop-down list from appearing on the Course Reserves page.
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent the Statista bento link from opening in a new tab when configured to use outbound links.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the Read More button from using the custom URL override.
  • Resolved an issue that could cause mobile devices to incorrectly generate a search string when searching a custom external catalog.
  • Security fixes.
  • Modified the link to the Stacks Support page on the Admin Dashboard modal.
  • Performed a Novelist ISBN hotfix.

Build 323 | Released June 1, 2021

NEW FEATURES

  • Stacks now allows for multiple SIP2 connections.
  • New Events Slider Feature allows Administrators
  • New External Catalog settings created for Goldfire

IMPROVEMENTS

  • New option to sort the order of Room Bookings and Groups

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that could cause additional whitespace at the bottom of Questel & Statista Bento search result boxes.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented Stacks from reconginizing custom delimiters used when importing a CSV user list.
  • Modified Stacks to keep Filter Vocabulary in side-bar sorted alphabetically 
  • Modified the EDS Everything Bento to remove search filters.

Build 322 | Released May 18, 2021

NEW FEATURES

  • Statista Catalog Search Integration

FIXES

  • Fixed the Calendar .ics file to adjust for Daylight Saving time changes.
  • Fixed the Calendar .ics file to retain body text / description formatting when viewed in a Windows calendar applications.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause EDS Autocomplete suggestions as empty white space.
  • Fixed an issue that caused incorrect rendering of a resource flow when items had empty fields.

BUILD 321 | Released May 4, 2021

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that could cause Safari to block external links in Bento search results. 
  • Resolved an issue that prevented Event Email confirmations from being sent when registering as an authenticated user.
  • Resolved an issue that cause a child menu items to cover parent menu item when expanded.
  • Modified the OCLC Bento Box to match the appearance and functionality of other Bento boxes.
  • Resolved an issue that caused newly created accounts to ignore the defaults for Bento cover art.
  • Removed the Refine Mintel Results button from the Bento Search results page.
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent Topic blocks from displaying correctly when custom styling is introduced to the site.

BUILD 320 | Released April 20, 2021

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Addititon of SSO Prefix configuration for Mintel
  • Option to Direct users to Mintel to see more results

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that caused author information to display incorrectly in EDS record detail view.
  • Resolved an issue preventing main menus from being navigable using a keyboard.

BUILD 319 | Released April 8, 2021

ENHANCEMENTS

  • KOHA ILS added to the Secondary Authentication list allowing OA authentication with KOHA ILS Support

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that generated an incorrect error message when trying to renew items in OCLC.
  • Resolved a display issue in EDS Detail Record view that failed to separate Authors with a semi-colon.
  • Removal of the broken Online Access Button from Bento Search results page.
  • Users authenticating via OCLC are now redirected to the correct page when clicking the Read Online Button after logging in.
  • Fixed an issue that caused apostraphes to be interpreted incorrectly in HTML when used in a Field label.

BUILD 318 | Released March 23, 2021

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that could cause an HTML tag to appear next to a logo when using the Pyramid theme.
  • Fixed an issue causing 'NaN' to be displayed in the 'See More' link of Euromonitor Bento Box search results.
  • Resolved an issue that redirected patrons to the My Account page when prompted to a user login while on Easy form pages.

BUILD 317 | Released March 10, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Filter Vocabulary counts have been added to Collections.
  • OCLC ILS Integration updated to work with OCLC's new API.
  • Online Access Link is now available as a button in the EDS Detail view of a record.

FIXES

  • When a user clicks the See More results button in a WMS bento box a new browser tab will open with the full search results.

BUILD 316 | Released February 23, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Dashboard navigation improvements to using anchors to direct administrators to specific sections of a page.

FIXES

  • Events that start and end on different dates after the start date will now appear in the Events list view until the event ends.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented filter vocabulary terms from displaying correctly on the Events list view when filter terms had translations.

BUILD 315 | Released February 17, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Database titles using foreign characters will now be sorted into accordians based on the first character of the name
  • Database titles using diacritic characters will now be categorized into the approporate character family (for example: database name begins with Ü will appear in the accordian labelled “U”

FIXES

  • event confirmation email settings for new events will default to the settings in the system configuration.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented Search form labels from observing the custom labels in Multidomain environments for the appropirate subdomain.
  • Resolved an issue that caused an error when using EDS Publication date filters without having the correct limiter set in the EDS Profile.

BUILD 314 | Released February 9, 2021

IMPROVEMENTS

  • New External Catalog configuration added for Alexandria.
  • KOHA added to secondary authentication method drop-down selection.
  • News and Events sort by date ascending by default.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that prevented EDS Autosuggest and EDS Autocomplete features from displaying results.
  • Resolved an issue that caused dashboard tile help text from displaying.

BUILD 313 | Released February 4, 2021

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that would prevent a Sierra Bento search results from displaying results.
  • Resolved an issue that would prevent the Request Item button setting to save when adding new items to resource flows.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Addition of directory listing fields added to indexing and are now searchable on the Directory Listings Page.
  • EDS API performance improvements.

 


BUILD 312 | Released January 28, 2021

NEW FEATURE

  • New OpenSesame integration with Bento Search and management of the eLearning course catalog.

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Improved Collection import functionality.
  • Collections can now be exported to a csv file by site administrators.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that prevented Topic blocks from saving when special characters were part of the entry.

BUILD 311 | Released January 20, 2021

NEW FEATURE

  • New Bento Fallback feature to display a custom block or easy form in place of a bento box when 0 search results are returned.

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that caused the PubMed Bento box to ignore the "Turn buttons into links" setting.

BUILD 310 | Released January 6, 2021

FIXES

  • Resolved an issue that caused bento box search results to fail when custom EDS bentos had special characters in the title.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the search fields in the Admin dashboard to cache previously used search terms.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Latest 5 News Article teaser block to display some text in.
  • Modified the Site Logo to correctly reflect Alt Text and Title text for improved Accessibility.