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Part 2 OCLC Strategic Presentation Bruce Crocco ACURIL 2011
 

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Part 2 of the OCLC Update Breakfast and Users Meeting held at ACURIL 2011 in Tampa, Florida, and delivered by Bruce Crocco, VP Library Services, OCLC Inc.

Part 2 of the OCLC Update Breakfast and Users Meeting held at ACURIL 2011 in Tampa, Florida, and delivered by Bruce Crocco, VP Library Services, OCLC Inc.

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    Part 2 OCLC Strategic Presentation Bruce Crocco ACURIL 2011 Part 2 OCLC Strategic Presentation Bruce Crocco ACURIL 2011 Presentation Transcript

    • OCLC Strategic Direction: ACURIL Collaboratively Building June 1, 2011 Web-Scale with LibrariesBruce CroccoVice President, Library Services for the Americas
    • Collaboratively Building Web-Scale withLibraries • What is Web-Scale? • Is it the same as “The Cloud”? • Examples of Web-Scale • Data, Community, Infrastructure • OCLC and Web-Scale • Data, Community, Infrastructure • OCLC Product Strategy • Libraries building Web-Scale for Libraries • Where is OCLC today...
    • And Scale Matters… In a web-economy the rich get richer and… => Web Scale is critical for libraries
    • Web-Scale and Cloud Computing A style of computing in which scalable and elastic IT-enabled capabilities are delivered as a service to external customers using Internet technologies. -Gartner Group Simple: Web-based applications delivered remotely. Cloud = Infrastructure Web-Scale is more than just Infrastructure
    • Web-Scale : examples Infrastructure Data Community
    • Libraries and Web-Scale? Infrastructure Data Community
    • OCLC: Collaboratively Building Web-Scalewith Libraries Infrastructure Data Community
    • Data: WorldCat Growth since 1998 Millions of records 230200 170150 139100 108 86 67 50 61 50 52 55 44 47 39 41 0 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
    • Data: WorldCat across Print, License andDigital Data 1.9 billion items and growing! Physical holdings Licensed digital content in Local library content being in WorldCat library collections digitized 170 million bib records 325 million electronic 30 million items database records (Google, HathiTrust, OAIster) 3.6 million digital items 1.5 billion holdings NEW! JSTOR Metadata: 4.5 million records
    • Infrastructure: OCLC Product Strategy Open and Extensible Platform built on an extended view of WorldCat. • “Open” – 3rd-party systems can make use of core services in a supplier-neutral manner – supporting the widest possible reach of the co- operative and use of the platform. • Extensible” – users, third-party suppliers and the library development community can add services and applications – fostering collective innovation. • “Extended View of WorldCat” – the collection of databases that represent data for purchased, licensed and digital content, exposed through a rich range of network-level data services.
    • Design for Web-Scale Goals Architecture FeaturesResponsive Service Partition by Judicious Oriented data and Caching Architecture domain Embrace OpenMassively StandardsScalable “Shared Network savvy APIs Optimistic Nothing” Locking Architecture StatelessHighly Asynch. Services HighlyFault Transactions LayeredTolerant Versioned APIs Discoverable Data Services RedundancySuitable for Replication Temporary AvoidPublic & Failover data DistributedConsumption inconsistency Transactions
    • Design for Economy • Reduced Systems Costs • Reduced Workflow Costs • Design for scale => Lower • Cataloguing cost subscription services • Acquisitions • Circ/ILL • Reduce Running Costs • Knowledge Base • IT Infrastructure Management • IT Management • Vendor Management • Upgrade cycles... • ... Cloud Web-Scale
    • Community: The OCLC Cooperative 72,035 libraries in 171 countries 1,418 5,715 55,820 4,058 1,752 1,091 1,800 381
    • The Cooperative Platform I want to I want to I want to I Iwant to want to innovate and Innovate expose and expose benefit from Integrate share share others’ integrate innovations innovations innovations Ability to Ability to Ability to find & create apps publish apps install apps (Service Catalog) (App Gallery) Business Logic Services Core Data Services Registry KBWC WorldCat Identifiers X-ID …Ability to share (Community Site) Data Layer
    • Current Status... • Global Library Exposure : WorldCat.org • Search-engine syndication; Google books; affiliate sites... • >1M referrals to libraries/month • Discovery to Delivery : WorldCat Local • ~1200 libraries live with WorldCat Local • Circulation & Acquisitions • 14 sites live now. • Knowledge Base Management • Available Now. Free as part of cataloguing • License Management • Pilot Started Jan 2011. General Availability July 1 • Open Platform • DevNet now; Pilot March; Full Platform mid-2011
    • OCLC Strategic Direction: ACURIL Collaboratively Building June 1, 2011 Web-Scale with LibrariesBruce CroccoVice President, Library Services for the Americas