Encore Release Information

Encore 5.3 in general release April 2021

Fixed in Encore 5.3

Accessibility: Selecting facets in Encore search results

Selecting or unselecting a facet on the Encore search results page causes the page to reload, but no indication of this is given to vision-impaired users using assistive technologies to interact with Encore.

Since Encore 5.1

Fixed in Encore 5.3

Some records do not display OverDrive samples correctly

When a bib record does not have an 864 “Excerpt” link, Encore downloads an EPUB file instead of displaying the sample in a new browser tab.

Since

Encore 5.0

Fixed in Encore 5.3

Back button not working properly with My Account Holds

When navigating from the Holds section of My Account to a record in the holds list and then back (using the browser back button), the holds list is not populated.

Since

Encore 5.0

Fixed in Encore 5.3

Encore 5.2 

 Feature changes in Encore 5.2

  • Starting with Encore 5.2, it is now a requirement that the same release version is running on Sierra before Encore is installed. Sierra 5.2 is the prerequisite for Encore 5.2. 

Highlighted Fixes in Encore 5.2

  • Fixed a redirection problem in Encore 5.1 where if Encore is configured to redirect to another site (such as the library website) when the session times out, you might experience issues with accessing Encore the very first time you try to access it in a brand new session
  • Fixed a problem with My Lists not correctly redirecting to Encore but WebPAC
  • Fixed a problem where the 264|c field is not being read if there are brackets surrounding the date
  • Fixed a problem where logo images that are from an HTTPS source are not copied over to the Encore Server after the location is saved in the Admin App
  • Fixed a problem with 100 subfield e terms not being stripped from author searches from full record display in Encore Mobile
  • Fixed a problem with Encore not displaying multiple 250 fields
  • Fixed a problem where the tilde item status causes Time to Reshelve table to not work in Encore
  • Fixed a problem when an item with more than 1 hold is on the Holdshelf, Encore doesn’t show the additional holds.
  • Fixed an UI issue with hit sort count for a facet
  • Fixed a problem with full metadata not displaying in harvested records when dc field contains dashes, colons, etc.
  • Fixed an issue so that suppressed records are now taken into account in Encore relevancy rankings
  • Fixed a problem where the translated title was not displaying in the full record after adding the 242 MARC tag to the webpub.full.def file
  • Fixed a problem where the 880 field was being duplicated for Chinese vernacular characters
  • Fixed a problem where Online Availability and Format Facets were displaying improper result counts
  • Fixed a problem where clicking on the ‘i’ symbol from patron alerts was taking the user to the mobile view instead of the patron account page
  • Fix made to make an element’s ID unique in the DOM (4) – there are 2 div ids with ‘DialogComponent’
  • Fixed a problem with the print link not resulting in a full printing of customer account data for the selected account information when using Firefox or IE or Edge
  • Fixed a problem where Encore sometimes displays a page reporting “you have clicked on a stale link” when attempting to conduct a search from the Encore home page

Feature changes in Encore 5.0

  • Removed hit counts for “peer reviewed” and “full text” limiters

Highlighted Fixes in Encore 5.0

  • Fixed a problem where items were missing from the location drop-down menu in Encore advanced search screen.
  • Fixed a problem where Location and Collection facets no longer sorted alphabetically by default.
  • Added translation configuration for “AND” / “OR” that displays in the Encore search results, facet column, after applying a few facets. 
  • Fixed a problem where clicking on a bib record on the Encore search results page generated a tapestry exception that displayed in the browser.
  • Fixed a problem where additional Author field was not creating linked searches in Encore.
  • Fixed a problem with Location and Collection facets not sorting alphabetically by default.