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New Release: 1.7.7

This release updates the metadata extraction for image assets (including SVS) to extract more information and provide better hierarchical views of image metadata.  This will only impact newly uploaded assets.

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New Release: 1.7.6

This release introduces a new “gallery” tab within search results and drawer views.  This allows you to navigate assets, including all of their embedded assets.  It can run in fullscreen, or be embedded in other websites. This release also updates

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New Release: 1.7.5

This release replaces Google Maps with Leaflet/ESRI maps, due to licensing changes within Google.

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New Release: 1.7.4

This release dramatically changes some behind-the-scenes functionality around file uploads.  Elevator should now have much better handling for bulk uploads.  This allows you to select up to ~500 files for upload within a given asset.

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New Release: 1.7.3

This release adds explicit control over search engine indexing, as well as the ability to specify a custom thumbnail for audio embeds. Search Engine Indexing Within your instance settings, you can now control whether search engines like Google are permitted

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New Release: 1.7.2

This release adds support for “employee type” as a permissions selector within the University of Minnesota deployment.  These will be values like “faculty”, “staff”, etc.

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New Release: 1.7.1

This release adds the ability to do bulk updates via CSV, and the ability to use iframe embeds in place of Elevator-hosted assets. Bulk CSV updates To do a bulk update via CSV, we recommend first downloading a CSV for

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New Release: 1.7.0

This update adds the ability to drag and drop individual entries within the asset editor.  This allows you to manually set the display order for widgets that have “allow multiple” enabled.  Please note, the “primary” flag will still override this

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Elevator Roadmap

Now that we’re launching more sites with Elevator, I thought I’d take a moment to discuss what’s coming in the future. There are a couple exciting futures planned for Spring 2016.  These include the ability to bulk import records from

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Moodle Plugin Now Live

The plugin for Elevator within the University of Minnesota’s Moodle instance (ay15-16) is now live.  For existing Elevator users, this means you can now browse Elevator content via the Image Picker within Moodle.  Please let us know if you have

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