LYRASIS and OCLC Present: Collaborative Platforms: WorkingWith OCLC WorldShare™ and More Tools for Libraries
Objectives• After this session, you will be able to:• Define web scale / cloud computing• Identify free/reasonably priced web scale tools• Improve your work efficiency by working at web scale• Understand the collaborative features of the OCLC WorldShare™ Platform
Cloud Computing• Basic definition:• The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server.• Web Scale:• Web-scale refers to how major web presences architect systems and services to scale as use grows. --Lorcan Dempsey
Four types of cloud computing Infrastructure Platform Applications ServicesKPMG
Discussion: What are you using?• Share in chat some cloud computing tools you are using in your work life with the group—Share:• What its called• What it does• How you are applying it in a library setting
Cloud computing tools in libraries• Let’s review some practical tools and think about how we can apply them to our work in libraries!
Shared data about the world’s libraries. Find and get it.Shared infrastructure to manage and share resources across libraries and across communities.
The Future Today Doing things Doing different differently things
The Future Today Shopping Entertainment Web Services Platform Data Management Infrastructure Communication Information
The Future Today: The Web scales Organizations have access to infrastructure and platforms that enable them to reach a broad, geographically diverse community… …and at the same time scope their services to focus on meeting the specific needs of their users.
The Future Today: The world at Webscale Consumer Shared Shared Data Infrastructure Business
INSTITUTION ANDLIBRARY PRIORITIES
Priorities in higher education • Student enrollment, retention, and graduation rates • Student learning • Faculty research productivity • Faculty grant proposals and funding • Faculty teaching
Top Priorities for academic libraries• Licensed e-collections/e-books 51%• Future of higher education and the library’s role 42%• Facilities issues 39%• Visibility of library’s collection 30%• Digitization projects 23%
Tipping Point Top concerns in academia: online and distance learning• Over 3.5 million people take online courses today• Most major colleges and universities now offer online degree programs• The concept of ―point, click, study‖ is officially mainstream• Even residential universities, "hybrid" courses will become the norm as discussions, office hours, lectures, study groups, and assignments move on line.
It can help answer your key priorities• Key priority #1: Increasing visibility and relevance in your community – WorldShare solution: Increase your visibility on the web – WorldShare solution: Free your staff for critical public services• Key priority #2: Demonstrating value to your funders and community – WorldShare solution: Offer new services for your patrons• Key priority #3: Helping to stretch your budget – WorldShare solution: Reduce your costs
Tipping point… Top concerns in the public sector: changing community demographics• Residents in 20’s & 30’s not engaged within community• Reaching out through social media• More diverse population
Meeting these priorities: Things to do differently • Spend more cataloging time on special collections • Streamline tech services so staff have 8 hours a week freed up for new projects • Manage all your physical and electronic collections in one place • Automatically add and update e collections for discovery and access • Give your students access to everything from your library on their mobile device
Meeting academic library priorities: Different things to do • The library sponsored a student collaboration app that consolidated from multiple sources for student projects • The library sponsored a faculty research app that consolidated data, literature, notes etc for collaboration with colleagues
Meeting public library priorities: Different things to do • The library sponsors a genealogy collaboration app that consolidated information from multiple sources for surname projects • The library sponsored a small business app to pull together multiple resources for small business owners
To have the future now • Tools to do different things in the community we serve • Tools to do things differentlyto gain capacity
HOW OCLC WORLDSHARE HELPS
Back to the future: A decade of change and new assumptions 100,000 apps in Apple’s S3&EC2 1999 2001 2003 2004 2006 2009 2010 2011 Discovery Community Collaboration 2000 2005 2007
A World of disconnects university.edu Acquisitions Cataloging Print Self BBC Google Service Vendors News Circulation JSTOR Wikipedia ILS Electronic Vendor WebMD iTunes Users OPAC Library Amazon Facebook ERM Meta- search Consortial Google Scholar A to Z System HathiTrust YouTube Resolver ListESPN National/ EasyBib Global Scholar Good System portals Reads
Moving our infrastructure to Webscale university.edu Acquisitions Cataloging Print Self BBC Google Service Vendors News A-Z List Circulation Discovery Delivery Tracker Circulation JSTOR A-Z Wikipedia ILS Electronic Vendor WebMD Acquisitions Cataloging Digital Repository Reserves Mgr iTunes Users OPAC Library Amazon Facebook ERM Self Service Vendor Directory Meta- Patron Admin WorldCat Identities search Consortial Google Scholar A to Z System HathiTrust YouTube Resolver ListESPN National/ EasyBib Global Scholar Good System portals Reads
Moving our infrastructure to Webscale AcademiCal DuraArchive Check Discovery Faculty Press CLOCKSS Checker JSTOR Image Find Study Guides Portico Account DOI Generator Molecule Scan Hathi Text Search
Moving our infrastructure to Webscale Family Tree Info Discovery Project Generator Facebook bookclub ScoreFinder NYT Best Sellers Room Reserve Rate & Recommend Pic2Lib Amazon Wish List Friends of the Library Angry Birds for donations
OCLC WorldShare Platform • The WorldShare Platform leverages OCLC’s infrastructure to deliver an externalized integration environment • Exposes a suite of business- and data-level Web services for use by libraries and other industry partners, beginning with WorldShare Management Services – Creates opportunities for collaborative innovation, making it possible to transform the relationships between libraries, their data, and their systems
What is the WorldShare Platform? A developer ―toolbox‖, with Web service documentation, testing sandbox, and other resources necessary to build applications.
What is the WorldShare Platform? An ―App Gallery‖ to support sharing apps across libraries…and allow ―single click‖ installation for even non-technical users.
What is theWorldShare Platform? A place to facilitate collaborative innovation through online forums, mashathons, etc.
The OCLC WorldShare Platform Library-built Partner-built OCLC-built Applications Applications Applications App Gallery Web Services Platform Data Management Flexible, open platform Infrastructure for the community to share applications and innovation
New York Times Bestseller App…
New York Times Bestseller App…
New York Times Bestseller App…
OCLC apps on the WorldShare Platform On the WorldShare Platform: WorldShare Acquisitions WorldShare License Manager WorldShare Circulation OCLC-built Coming to WorldShare Platform: Applications WorldShare Analytics Moving to WorldShare Platform: WorldShare ILL Metadata management WorldCat and the WorldShare Platform? WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local moving to platform architecture
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Shared data about the world’s libraries. Find and get it.Shared infrastructure to manage andshare resources across libraries and across communities.
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