Are we failing users? Are openapproaches enough? Digital Bodleian
Technical coping strategies forresource discovery? Calm with AliCat embedded Pelagios digital map of the Roman World
Possible JISC Services for end users and institutionsapproach toDiscovery technicalinfrastructureAuthorities Aggregations Library Archive Museum
Will we make progress? What stands inour way? • Disruption – Knowledge Graph ? • 3D printing ? • Skills? • The business case? http://guidance.discovery.ac.uk/bu siness-case
Is there a key stone habit?• What one thing might make a change?
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Perhaps not? “…the Three-Click Rule does not focus on the real problem. The number of clicks isn’t what is important to users, but whether or not they’re successful at finding what they’re seeking.” Joshua Porter of User Interface Engineering
Before After21–22 February 2013 British Library Conference Centre, London 17
Be good at supporting Discovery … Leave an information scent
Let your data be promiscuous “Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the than the systems themselves” – Tim Berners-Lee
A design principle for data? Make it shallow …..users shouldn’t need to dig deep
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