[Archivesspace_Users_Group] PUI requests

Andrew Morrison andrew.morrison at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 6 04:51:41 EDT 2022

There is a plug-in to add a reCAPTCHA anti-bot test to the email form, 
so presumably some people found automated spam a big enough problem to 
be worth developing it:


reCAPTCHA does have privacy and accessibility concerns though.

There are integrations with circulation systems you could consider:



On 05/04/2022 21:08, Newhouse, Sarah wrote:
> Hi all,
> My institution is planning to launch the PUI this summer and we’re 
> interested in hearing from other institutions who are using the 
> “request” function either to generate an email or in tandem with 
> another system. Specifically, I’m interested in hearing if using this 
> button has generated an unreasonable volume of requests or 
> spam/bots/jerks using the button to cause chaos. (Or the opposite – 
> you expected a deluge of access requests but your usage stats stayed 
> about the same.)
> This is a concern that has come up before, so I’d love some community 
> and peer institution anecdata for when it comes up again.
> Thanks!
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