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Making resources discoverable

Making resources discoverable

Présentation faite lors de mon recrutement à l'université York St John. La demande de l'université était la suivante pour cette session de recrutement :

Presentation – you are to give a presentation lasting 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions to a separate panel of approximately 6 Chaired by XXX (Deputy Librarian - Special Projects) on the following: ‘The challenge of making resource discoverable: the role of the library Systems Manager’

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Sylvain Machefert

March 13, 2015
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  1. The challenge of making resources discoverable – The role of

    the library systems manager Sylvain Machefert – 05/12/2014 – York St John University
  2. Libraries IT About the speaker Sylvain Machefert Systems librarian Working

    with Libraries for 10 years
  3. Gateway function of our tools over time …

  4. Our main problem … Users Users coming to the library

    Users talking with us
  5. Dedicated traffic statistics tools Log analysis Focus groups Usability testing

    Interviews First challenge : get to know our users
  6. Second challenge : seamless workflow Create Find Manipulate Enrich

  7. Biggest challenge : making resources discoverable OUTSIDE our tools INSIDE

    our tools
  8. The challenge of making resources discoverable OUTSIDE our tools INSIDE

    our tools
  9. OPAC Metasearch Discovery tools Our tools Attention Information resources

  10. Mixed metadata ILS Licensed content Freely available Full range of

    metadata granularity and quality Digital library e-prints
  11. 11 The Importance of Page-one Visibility, icrossing.com, February 2010 How

    do people search on the web ? OTHERS
  12. 12 And it's almost the same in libraries Does anyone

    use it ? / Bill Bueber, University of Michigan 1st result 44 % 2nd 3rd 14 % 7 % 4 5 % 5 3 % Record clicked, Myrlin Catalog, 1.5 millions searches
  13. 13 Relevancy • Relevancy algorithm tuning • Social data •

    Altmetrics • Recommendations
  14. 14 And because we are in 2014 …

  15. INTEGRATION Learning and research material ILS Digital library Academic repository

    Research data Authentification
  16. The challenge of making resources discoverable INSIDE our tools OUTSIDE

    our tools
  17. “Discovery happens elsewhere” Lorcan dempsey, 2007

  18. Resolver in Worldcat registry How-to set the resolver Expose holdings

    Where should we start ?
  19. Search engine optimization Schema.org Sitemap Make our tools web-friendly

  20. Which data do we want to expose / spread ?

    [question not limited to the library systems manager]
  21. Which data do we want to expose / spread ?

    [question not limited to the library systems manager] And where ?
  22. Ease of access Performance Used by our audience Ease of

    contribution Choosing platforms
  23. Well-described Standardized and Interoperable Accessible and perennial – URI Rights

    clearance Requirements
  24. Be part of the new web revolution

  25. Browser extension

  26. Another “be-where-they-are” solution

  27. The challenge of making resources discoverable Many things to do,

    hope to do them with you ! – Thanks for your attention