Meeting name

American Library Association Techsource Workshops

Meeting location

Las Vegas, NV

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

7-20-2011

Description

Part Four: Quick Tour of the Current Marketplace:

  • "The Big 5"
  • Similarities and differences

Part Five: It's Not All Sliced Bread:

  • Shortcomings of web scale discovery

Part Six: Implementation (pre launch steps):

  • Selecting and preparing implementation staff
  • Preparing and communicating process/decisions with all staff
  • Working with the vendor (roles, expectations, timeline)
  • Workflow changes and implications (technical services)

Part Seven: Specific implementation tasks, issues, and considerations:

  • Record loading and mapping (catalog content)
  • Harvesting and mapping digital/local content
  • Working with central index data (internal & external content)
  • Web integration and customization
  • Assessment and continuous improvement

Keywords

Information storage and retrieval systems; Libraries — Automation; Online library catalogs

Disciplines

Cataloging and Metadata | Databases and Information Systems | Library and Information Science | Science and Technology Studies | Strategic Management Policy

Comments

American Library Association Techsource Workshops (2 part series). July 13 & July20, 2011.

File: 75 PowerPoint sides

Part One: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/libfacpresentation/90

The preliminary readings for this event were: Jason Vaughan, Web Scale Discovery Services, Library Technology Reports Volume 47, Number 1, Chapters 1 and 6 (both available for free): http://alatechsource.metapress.com/content/g4r806036122/?p=4c980e16eda64d1a928ce91a1153cc8d&pi=1

Marshall Breeding's Article on Discovery Services from the March Issue of Smart Libraries Newsletter:

http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2011/03/building-comprehensive-resource-discovery-platforms.html