Request Object

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EPrints 3 Reference: Directory Structure - Metadata Fields - Repository Configuration - XML Config Files - XML Export Format - EPrints data structure - Core API - Data Objects


Data Objects: EPrint - User - Document - Subject - Saved Search - History - Access - Request


The Request object encapsulates a single request for a document, which can be:

  • a specific (restricted) document in the repository
  • a document not in the repository (where a record has no documents attached)

Built in Fields

Field NameTypeDescription
requestidint field
eprintiditemref field eprintThe ID of the record
docidtext fieldThe ID of the document requested
datestamptime fieldWhen the request was made
useriditemref field userThe ID of the user who can respond to the request (if email matches a registered user)
emailtext fieldThe email the request was sent to
requester_emailtext fieldThe email of the person who requested the document
reasonlongtext fieldThe reason that the request was made, if any