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Topic: Using the access filter (Request expires: Bug?)

I'm posting in my capacity as a student as opposed to LRC Officer!

I have just applied for access to Collembola and Acari records and while setting the filters made sure that i set the expiry to 1 year from today (the default). However, on checking that my requests have been sent (via my account) the "Request expires" field lists 'Indefinitely' instead of the date i selected. Bug?

It possibly not a major problem but i know as a provider we are somewhat more wary of granting 'unlimited' access to data, especially sensitive species even for research, and i have a tenancy to limit access for those types of BSc/MSc requests to a year unless the requester has stated otherwise.

LERC Officer
Merseyside BioBank - Local Environmental Records Centre for North Merseyside
www.MerseysideBioBank.org.uk

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Re: Using the access filter (Request expires: Bug?)

By way of an update the requests as it came through to the LRC did have the end date included.

LERC Officer
Merseyside BioBank - Local Environmental Records Centre for North Merseyside
www.MerseysideBioBank.org.uk

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Re: Using the access filter (Request expires: Bug?)

Hello Ben

Looking at the request it does have the expiry date attached to it and so your granted requests should expire next July. As you say this may not be being displayed correctly to the user requesting the access and I have flagged this as a potential issue

Best wishes

Graham
NBN Technical Liaison Officer