See also Configuring Leganto Integration Profiles, Integrating with the UK's Digital Content Store (DCS), and Integrating Leganto with the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC).
Some external services used by Leganto are configured using Alma, such as LDAP and email. See Alma Administration for details.
Other external service are configurable by the user in Leganto and do not require any specific administration by a Leganto administrator, including:
- Facebook profiles
- Reports (to customize these, see Leganto Student Usage in the Alma Analytics online help)
- Zotero citation manager
- any others that appear in Leganto but are not listed in this guide
The parameters ebook_central_secret and ebook_central_siteID on the Leganto Customer Settings page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > General > External Integrations) are reserved for future use.
Configuring When the Instructor Role is Automatically Added to a User
To enable or disable adding the instructor role to users loaded by the course loading integration profile, see Configuring Course Loading.
Alma automatically assigns the Instructor role to users that are added as collaborators to a list, either manually in Alma or using the course loading integration profile. In Leganto, only users that already have the Instructor role can be added to a list.
You can have Alma automatically add the Instructor role to users it identifies as instructors who log in from the CMS (LTI checks the roles parameter for "instructor"). See Mapping CMS Roles to Instructors in Leganto.
Configuring Syndetics Unbound
You can enable Syndetics Unbound sections in Leganto (New for July!) by providing a syndetics ID number in the syndetics_id parameter value field (Configuration Menu > Leganto > External Integrations).
Enabling the Syndetics ID Feature
When enabled, you can access and configure your section settings from the Syndetics Unbound mapping table (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Syndetics Unbound).
Syndetics Unbound Mapping Table
The Syndetics Unbound sections can be configured from the mapping table.
Syndetics Unbound Section Flags
Turning sections off from the Syndetics Unbound platform hides them from the Leganto UI. Because the Syndetics Unbound platform settings overrides all Leganto settings, these sections will be hidden even if enabled in Leganto. These sections can only be enabled in Leganto if they are turned on from the Syndetics Unbound platform.
Configuring Recommendation Services
You can enable recommendation services in Leganto. For the bX Recommender Service, you also need a bX token from Ex Libris. List recommendations appear in the right pane beside the list; citation recommendations appear at the bottom of each citation or item page. Recommendations only appear for owners or collaborators of a reading list.
To enable recommendation services in Leganto:
On the Leganto Features page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Leganto Features), enter one or more values for recommendations. Separate multiple values by commas.
- bX Recommendation Service (citation): bx. You must also set the bx_token parameter to the token supplied by Ex Libris.
- Video recommendations from Primo Central and Alexander Street Press (list): video.
Alexander Street Press is not supported for Summon customers.
- Shelf recommendations (citation): shelf_browsing. This recommends other titles that are physically located on the same or adjacent shelves near the citation.
Enabling and Configuring RefWorks
You can enable RefWorks so that instructors and students can add citations to reading lists and/or My Collection in Leganto. You can also allow instructors and students to select whether they are using new or old RefWorks.
To enable RefWorks in Leganto:
On the Leganto Customer Setting page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > General > External Integrations), set the parameter refworks_group_code. This value should be provided to you by RefWorks.
To allow Leganto users to select between old and new RefWorks:
On the Leganto Customer Setting page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > General > External Integrations), enter a valid code in refworks_group_code (see above) and set the parameter new_refworks to true.
The following RefWorks settings are configured in Alma (Configuration Menu > Leganto > General > Labels):
|refworks.export.invalidCredentials||Displays a message when invalid credentials have been entered.|
|citation.exportToRefworks.falied||Displays a message when a citation was not successfully exported to RefWorks.|
|citation.exportToRefworks.succeeded||Displays a message when a citation was successfully exported to RefWorks.|
|refworks.folder.name.references||Displays Citations as title of the automatically created destination folder for exported citations.|
|list.exportToRefworks.falied||Displays a message when a list was not successfully exported to RefWorks.|
|list.exportToRefworks.succeeded||Displays a message when a list was successfully exported to RefWorks.|
|refworks.folder.name.reading.list||Displays New Reading Lists as the title of the automatically created destination folder for exported reading lists.|
|section.exportToRefworks.falied||Displays a message when a section was not successfully exported to RefWorks.|
|section.exportToRefworks.succeeded||Displays a message when a section was successfully exported to RefWorks.|
Enabling the Rialto Search Scope
You can enable the Rialto search scope so that librarians can search and add Rialto items to reading lists from within Leganto. The display_rialto_search flag must be set to true to enable the Rialto search scope item.
Enabling Rialto Search Scope Item
Enabling Google Preview
You can enable Google Book Preview for citations.
To enable Google Books Preview in Leganto:
On the Leganto Features page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Leganto Features), set the parameter google_book_preview to true.
Enabling Google Analytics
You can integrate Leganto with Google Analytics. Activity in Leganto is then tracked by Google Analytics. Leganto's product team views anonymized Google Analytics data about your institution’s users' usage in order to help them improve the Leganto UX; you can disable this feature.
To integrate Leganto with Google Analytics:
On the Leganto Customer Setting page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > General > External Integrations), enter your Google Analytics ID in the parameter google_analytic_id. To prevent Leganto's product team from viewing anonymized Google Analytics data about your institution’s users' usage, set google_analytics_exlibris to false.
More Leganto events appear in Google Analytics, including more actions performed in Leganto, distinguished between instructor and student.
The events include:
- Instructor - Add student discussion message
- Instructor – Publish list
- Instructor – Unpublish list
- Instructor – Duplicate list
- Instructor - View list as student
- Instructor - Send list
- Instructor - Add library discussion
- Instructor – View List Advisor
- Instructor – Add Creative Commons license to list
- Instructor - Add tags
- Instructor - Add public note
- Instructor - Add private note
- Instructor - Add due date
- Instructor – View citation details
- Instructor - Mark as read
- Instructor - Filter list by tags
- Instructor – Filter list by types
- Instructor - Filter list by sections
- Instructor - Filter list by other
- Instructor - View link
- Instructor – Download
- Instructor – Like
- Instructor - Disable List Advisor tips
- Instructor - View the CiteIt! dialog box
- Instructor – Drag CiteIt! button
- Instructor - View Find Lists
- Instructor - View Report tab
- Student - Add student discussion message
- Student - Add private note
- Student – View citation details
- Student - Mark as read
- Student - Filter list by tags
- Student – Filter the list by type
- Student - Filter the list by section
- Student - Filter the list by others
- Student - View link
- Student - Download
- Student - Like
- Student - View the CiteIt! dialog box
- Student - Drag CiteIt!button
- Student - View Find Lists
You can enable Mendeley, so that instructors and students add citations to reading lists and/or My Collection in Leganto.
To enable Mendeley in Leganto:
On the Leganto Customer Setting page (Configuration Menu > Leganto > General > External Integrations), set the parameters mendeley_client_id and mendeley_secret. For more information, see Mendeley in the developer's network documentation.
Disabling Facebook Connection Option
You can disable the option in Leganto to connect a Leganto user account to Facebook.
To disable the Facebook Connection Option:
Set the customer parameter facebook to false (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Leganto Features).
Configuring the Display of Britsh CLA Copyright Information
CLA information is available to appear in Leganto when the copyright region is UK (the parameter copyright_region is set to UK, see Configuring Other Settings). See also Integrating with the UK's Digital Content Store (DCS).
To configure whether to display British copyright information (CLA) in a citation, when available:
Configure the customer parameter CLA_info_in_leganto to true or false (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Leganto Features).
Configuring Useful Links
On the Leganto Links mapping table (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Links), you can configure a static list of links that appear in Leganto.
Leganto Links Mapping Table
You can add and remove links. For more information about mapping tables, see Mapping Tables.
The maximum length for a label is 200 characters. While there is no limit to the number of links you can add, in order not to disrupt the layout on the Leganto screen, a limit of around 7 is suggested.
Enabling General Electronic Services in Leganto
You enable general electronic service to appear in Leganto, the same as they do in Primo. For more information see Adding a General Electronic Service and Configuring the Order of General Electronic Services.
To enable general electronic services in Leganto:
Set the customer parameter general_electronic_services to true (Configuration Menu > Leganto > Features > Leganto Features).