Prioritization criteria





Harvest and metadata

All collections that have been designated for harvest (i.e., all the ones listed here) appear on the site.

review wiki list vis-a-vis /institutions on siteAlmost

Imminent in re-harvest:

  • CDRI
  • LIJA (without QTVR)
  • Ramicova

Segment of UCSD collection

Not for launch:

  • TLDL


Metadata is readable and polished (e.g. no extraneous characters are displayed).

click some objectsYes 
Individual failed objects from various collections are fixed on a case-by-case pivotal; note remaining known onesAlmost

Known issues/stragglers:

  • UCLA (3 collections w/ count discrepancies)
  • UCSD (1 collection, they are working on it)
Mapping adjustments and harvest of additional metadata fields are addressed on a case-by-case pivotal; note remaining known onesYes 

Objects with special characters that are not displaying correctly are identified and resolved on a case-by-case basis

UCSB, UCSDYesSome Merced ones remain

UCSF Tobacco Library collections have been re-harvested from their new platform.

 NoWaiting till after launch
Sitewide display and functionalityEssential   

All pages are present with no known broken links.

click aroundYes except "site map"Let's remove site map for now

URLs are nice-looking and persistent.

review URLsYes!!!!! 

All image objects--including complex objects harvested from Nuxeo--have a thumbnail/representational image.

LIJA, othersCloseWe are close but need to re-create index and check this in round 2

Better design has been implemented so non-image objects don't appear broken or obscured.

SB powerpoint on proportions (in pivotal)CloseJoel needs to implement proportion changes

Site speed and performance are acceptable.

?CloseSome tweaks Brian wants to do before we announce on 9/14

Site behaves as expected on a mobile device.

  • Private browsing still isn't fixed for all features. THE PLAN: test for session storage on device, and if no, send message saying we'd recommend not private browsing.
  • Menu flashes

Google Analytics reporting enabled for CDL and contributors.

Contact form works Close

Functionally is there but still requires some styling

Still needs Spam checker


PDF-type text objects harvested from Nuxeo have thumbnails.

Cache Creek, others?Close! 

Collections without any objects with thumbnails have a better UX solution for collection "mosaics" than just a stack of format icons.

UCSD datasetsNo 

Sitewide tweaks to labeling, counts, etc. on a case-by-case basis to continue to improve user experience

need a list of theseNoSB should go through and look at all these labeling things



All images featured on the homepage are in fact on the site.

click on themYes 

Campuses "shuffle" (reorder) on the homepage on refresh or nightly.


Alternative "lock-ups" (top three images) are designed and rotate on refresh or nightly.

Campus/institution and collection pagesEssential   

Contact information appears for all campuses and institutions.

review some institution pages, e.g. non-UCYes 

Descriptions appear for all institutions and collections for which they have been provided.

review some institution pages, e.g. non-UCAlmost
  • Mark will port over David's descriptions
  • Amy will remove yellow boxes and suppress "about this collection" if there is no description

Collections sort A-Z within an institution/campus page.

review an institution pageNoa large task - let's focus on it next

Institutions sort A-Z on the institution directory.

review institution directoryYes 

"Sticky" collections appear on institution landing pages (selected 3-5 collections rise to the top).


Tweaks to the default ordering of objects within collection pages and mosaics to privilege objects with thumbnail.

Bancroft / EQFYES! 
Search functionality



Filters, list view, related collections, and mouseover object title work

search resultsYesThere are some mouseover issues; consider removing for now

Search with multiple keywords uses "and" instead of "or" to improve relevancy


Sort (A-Z and/or date) is available.


"View all" available and better pagination behavior to avoid gaps in thumbnail tiling.

 no - OKThink about doing 24/48 for now - see if that's bad to load on mobile
Object-level display and functionalityEssential   

Complex objects redesigned for better UX (e.g. parent-level file as a "cover page").

LIJA, NightingaleYes 
Texts harvested from Nuxeo are downloadable.Cache CreekYesNeed to remove file size reference for non-images

Carousel displays correct related objects depending on user's path through site.

search / institution page / collection page / arrive-at-objectClose

"more like this" sometimes does not appear (i.e. one image shows up). e.g.

Let's investigate this - but...

Fallback: show other objects from the item's collection

Related collections display.


"Contact owner" button links to the institution landing page at minimum.

 Yes(but we need to do that if we want to)

Share buttons work.

 Yesneeds slight styling (spacing) from Joel

"Contact owner" button directly emails the institution.

 Working on it 

Images harvested from Nuxeo are downloadable.