Document Repositories

August 26, 2016 GMAS Release for Document Repository Upgrades and Fixes

On August 26, 2016 GMAS released additional changes to the document repositories. 

  • GMAS now allows for upper and lower case characters in an email address for users emailing into gmasdoc@camail.harvard.edu
  • The allowable file upload size has been increased from 30MB to 150MB
  • A time-stamp has been added to the document details
  • All users who can upload documents to a document repository within a request can now also rename and edit the descriptions of documents

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New document repository

This past weekend, GMAS was enhanced with a new document repository. The new document repository streamlines navigation by making it easier to view data about documents, download documents, manage documents, and upload documents. Actions that previously were spread across 13 screens can now all be done on 1! Performance has also been significantly improved. Individual document list pages load 5 times faster, and the “All documents” section now loads in under 2 seconds.

A job aid has been posted at

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August 2016 GMAS Release

GMAS has a release scheduled for August 15, 2016. The outage to perform the release will begin at 6pm on Friday the 12th. During this time, users will be locked out of GMAS until the release has been completed.

This release includes the Document Repository upgrade. Based on user feedback, documents were streamlined to reduce the number of clicks, increase performance time, and allow for improved find-ability. This was achieved by:

  • Placing all the actions on one page versus being spread across 15 pages, resulting in less clicks.
  • Having the
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