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South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru Resource Discovery with  Open Sou...
Agenda <ul><li>SWWHEP & the Virtual Academic Library </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Options & Decision <...
Virtual Academic Library: Background <ul><li>WAG: Reaching Higher / Reconfiguration & Collaboration Fund </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Shared resources: </li></ul><ul><li>1.1 million books and journals </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 journal subscriptions ...
Existing Resource Discovery Swansea University <ul><li>ExLibris Voyager OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>SFX Link Resolver </li></ul...
Existing Resource Discovery Swansea Metropolitan University <ul><li>Talis Prism OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>Serials Solutions L...
Existing Resource Discovery   Trinity University College <ul><li>SirsiDynix Horizon Information Portal </li></ul><ul><li>R...
Resource Discovery  Essential Requirements <ul><li>Common catalogue for print material, including availability and deliver...
Resource Discovery  Wish list <ul><li>Search limits </li></ul><ul><li>Faceted search </li></ul><ul><li>Tag clouds </li></u...
Harvest or Federate? <ul><li>Considered Federated Search, but … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slower and clunkier </li></ul></ul><...
Resource Discovery  The Contenders South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymr...
Resource Discovery  The Choice : VuFind South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin...
VuFind Features South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
VuFind Features South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
VuFind Features South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
VuFind : Installation South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Ope...
VuFind Installation South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
VuFind : Customization South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Te...
Special developments South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>The ...
Future developments South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Produ...
Support South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Virtual Academic ...
Other implementations South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
Other implementations South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
Other implementations <ul><li>CARLI Consortium (I-Share) - Beta -  http://vufind-beta.carli.illinois.edu/vf/   </li></ul><...
Further information <ul><li>VuFind Home:  http://www.vufind.org/ </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership P...
Thank you! <ul><li>Paul Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>Acting Project Manager, Virtual Academic Library </li></ul><ul><li>[emai...
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  1. 1. South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru Resource Discovery with Open Source Software Paul Johnson Acting Project Manager, Virtual Academic Library Integrating VuFind into the Virtual Academic Library Discovery Portal
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>SWWHEP & the Virtual Academic Library </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Options & Decision </li></ul><ul><li>Installation </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Other implementations </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  3. 3. Virtual Academic Library: Background <ul><li>WAG: Reaching Higher / Reconfiguration & Collaboration Fund </li></ul><ul><li>SWWHEP : “an innovative partnership to integrate and enhance a range of services to students and staff” </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  4. 4. <ul><li>Shared resources: </li></ul><ul><li>1.1 million books and journals </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 journal subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>2,000 study spaces </li></ul><ul><li>720 student PCs in library buildings </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru Virtual Academic Library: the concept <ul><li>Shared access: </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocal borrowing </li></ul><ul><li>RFID </li></ul><ul><li>E-access </li></ul><ul><li>Document delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Longer opening hours </li></ul>
  5. 5. Existing Resource Discovery Swansea University <ul><li>ExLibris Voyager OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>SFX Link Resolver </li></ul><ul><li>Database directory </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  6. 6. Existing Resource Discovery Swansea Metropolitan University <ul><li>Talis Prism OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>Serials Solutions Link Resolver </li></ul><ul><li>Subject pages, including eBook and eJournal lists </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  7. 7. Existing Resource Discovery Trinity University College <ul><li>SirsiDynix Horizon Information Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Resource pages </li></ul><ul><li>No link resolver </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  8. 8. Resource Discovery Essential Requirements <ul><li>Common catalogue for print material, including availability and delivery options. </li></ul><ul><li>E-resource access (federated search) </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  9. 9. Resource Discovery Wish list <ul><li>Search limits </li></ul><ul><li>Faceted search </li></ul><ul><li>Tag clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Book jackets </li></ul><ul><li>Browsing </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews </li></ul>
  10. 10. Harvest or Federate? <ul><li>Considered Federated Search, but … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slower and clunkier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less control over data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A good solution where data cannot be aggregated, but not ideal for a single union catalog </li></ul></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  11. 11. Resource Discovery The Contenders South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>ExLibris Primo </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative Encore and InnReach </li></ul><ul><li>Talis Prism 3 </li></ul><ul><li>AquaBrowser </li></ul><ul><li>Endeca </li></ul><ul><li>BiblioCommons </li></ul><ul><li>VuFind </li></ul>
  12. 12. Resource Discovery The Choice : VuFind South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Attractive, modern interface </li></ul><ul><li>Included many of the “wishlist” features </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source … can be changed and developed to suit requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Cost! </li></ul><ul><li>Total control over implementation </li></ul>
  13. 13. VuFind Features South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  14. 14. VuFind Features South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  15. 15. VuFind Features South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  16. 16. VuFind : Installation South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Operating Systems: </li></ul><ul><li>Solaris </li></ul><ul><li>Linux </li></ul><ul><li>Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Prerequisites: </li></ul><ul><li>Apache HTTP Server 2.2 or later </li></ul><ul><li>PHP 5.2.0 or later </li></ul><ul><li>MySQL 4.1 or later </li></ul><ul><li>Java J2SE JDK 1.4 or later </li></ul>
  17. 17. VuFind Installation South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  18. 18. VuFind : Customization South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Templates and CSS files </li></ul><ul><li>Config files cover: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External content (Bookjackets, Reviews, Authors) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drivers for LMS connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indexing preferences </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Special developments South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>The Virtual Academic Library will be adding enhancements to: </li></ul><ul><li>Merge bibliographic data from three LMSs </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to three LMSs for availability information </li></ul><ul><li>Handle multi classification schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate federated search into the interface (using Metalib Xserver) </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancements will be offered back to the community </li></ul>
  20. 20. Future developments South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Production Release: 1.1 </li></ul><ul><li>OAI Importer </li></ul><ul><li>Record view page based on Format </li></ul><ul><li>Federated Search </li></ul><ul><li>Authority Index </li></ul><ul><li>Future Development </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested Resources and Searches </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation Stats for Popularity, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Grouping of similiar items by edition - FRBR </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Research Pane SOAP Service </li></ul>
  21. 21. Support South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru <ul><li>Virtual Academic Library is not purchasing external support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>None yet available! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VuFind is a small product compared to a full LMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VuFind mailing lists are an excellent source for advice and discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation leaves something to be desired </li></ul>
  22. 22. Other implementations South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  23. 23. Other implementations South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  24. 24. Other implementations <ul><li>CARLI Consortium (I-Share) - Beta - http://vufind-beta.carli.illinois.edu/vf/ </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Tech (Beta only) - http://finder.library.gatech.edu/vufind/ </li></ul><ul><li>London School of Economics – https://beta.catalogue.lse.ac.uk/ </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  25. 25. Further information <ul><li>VuFind Home: http://www.vufind.org/ </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
  26. 26. Thank you! <ul><li>Paul Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>Acting Project Manager, Virtual Academic Library </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>South West Wales Higher Education Partnership Partneriaeth Addysg Uwch De Orllewin Cymru
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