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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’

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

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  2. Libraries
    IT
    About the speaker
    Sylvain Machefert
    Systems librarian
    Working with Libraries for 10 years

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  3. Gateway function of our
    tools over time …

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  4. Our main problem …
    Users
    Users coming to the
    library
    Users talking with us

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  5. Dedicated
    traffic statistics
    tools
    Log analysis
    Focus groups
    Usability testing
    Interviews
    First challenge : get to know our users

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  6. Second challenge : seamless workflow
    Create Find Manipulate Enrich

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

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

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  9. OPAC Metasearch
    Discovery
    tools
    Our tools
    Attention
    Information resources

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  10. Mixed metadata
    ILS Licensed content Freely available
    Full range of metadata granularity and quality
    Digital library e-prints

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  11. 11
    The Importance of Page-one Visibility, icrossing.com, February 2010
    How do people search on the web ?
    OTHERS

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  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

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  13. 13
    Relevancy

    Relevancy algorithm tuning

    Social data

    Altmetrics

    Recommendations

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  14. 14
    And
    because
    we are in
    2014 …

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

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

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  17. “Discovery happens elsewhere”
    Lorcan dempsey, 2007

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  18. Resolver in Worldcat registry
    How-to set the resolver
    Expose holdings
    Where should we start ?

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  19. Search engine
    optimization
    Schema.org Sitemap
    Make our tools web-friendly

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

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

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  22. Ease of access
    Performance
    Used by our
    audience
    Ease of
    contribution
    Choosing platforms

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  23. Well-described
    Standardized
    and
    Interoperable
    Accessible and
    perennial

    URI
    Rights clearance
    Requirements

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  24. Be part of the new
    web revolution

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  25. Browser extension

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

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  27. The challenge of making resources discoverable
    Many things to do,
    hope to do them with you !

    Thanks for your attention

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