Here is a list of the latest changes we implemented in Aviary during Sprints 92-93. These are available on the site as of February 28, 2022.
Users can now see sprite preview thumbnail images for video files in the media player timeline when they hover over the timeline.
This feature has been implemented and we are creating the sprite images for all existing video media files over the next few weeks. After that, we will run a daily update to create sprite images for all newly imported video media files.
An example resource with sprites already created can be found for the Fortunoff Video Archive of Holocaust Testimonies: https://fortunoff.aviaryplatform.com/r/sq8qb9vh11.
Users can find supplemental file titles and descriptions when searching in Aviary site and resource detail search.
Organizational users can now manage supplemental files in a new Supplemental Files management table available in the Aviary org sidebar.
Organizational users can now more easily manage media file metadata
They can bulk import media file metadata using the Aviary Package Import and a Media CSV file
They can view all media file metadata fields in the Media Files table.
They can export all media file metadata fields using the Export Media Files to CSV option.
Users can now facet resource search by "Has Supplemental Files".
Organizational users can now bulk edit Transcripts to set as Caption.
Enhanced user documentation on bulk imports.
The API was enhanced.
The API documentation now includes success response examples for all GETs.
GET Indexes was added.
Users can GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE supplemental files via the API.
Fixed an issue causing incorrect search results for the default “any field” search.
Fixed an issue causing transcript speaker names with umlauts and other characters to display incorrectly.
Fixed an issue with the selection of multiple pages of media files, indexes, and transcripts by Organization users attempting bulk edit operations.
Fixed a bug with ArchivesSpace sync organizations running metadata-only synchronizations that was causing the duration extent statements to display incorrectly.
Fixed repository and collection facets not appearing in general Aviary-wide site search.
Fixed a collection RSS feed 404 error.
Fixed an SSO authentication passthru error produced from links to resources.
Continued to fix a number of small issues resulting from the recent security upgrade.
Fixed and updated Resource Metadata Export/Import Unit Tests.
Established backend monitoring to help investigate future bulk import issues experienced by organizational users.
Refactored the Access Requests table to allow for faster response time when many access requests exist.
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