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Walker odi -uksg_2013-jenny_walker

  1. 1. Open Discovery Initiative Jenny Walker Co-chair NISO ODI Jenny.Walker@exlibrisgroup.com UKSG April 2013 1
  2. 2. The context• Emergence of library discovery service solutions – Based on index of a wide range of content – Commercial and open access – Primary journal literature, ebooks, and more• Adopted by thousands of libraries around the world, and impacts millions of users 2
  3. 3. Need to bring order to chaos• Discovery brings value to library collections; uncertainty to publishers• Uneven participation diminishes impact• Discovery ecosystem resembles pre- OpenURL days of linking• Complexity and uncertainty poses barriers for participation 3
  4. 4. Intended audience• Libraries• Content providers• Discovery service providers 4
  5. 5. Balance(?!) of constituents Libraries Marshall Breeding, (prev) Vanderbilt University David Lindahl, University of Missouri, Kansas City Jamene Brooks-Keiffer, Kansas State University Sara Brownmiller, University of Oregon Laura Morse, Harvard University Lucy Harrison, CCLA (D2D liaison/observer) Ken Varnum, University of Michigan Michelle Newberry (prev) FCLA Publishers Lettie Conrad, SAGE Publications Aaron Wood, Alexander Street Press Roger Schonfeld, ITHAKA/JSTOR/Portico Jeff Lang, Thomson Reuters Bonnie Lawlor, NFAIS Service Providers Jenny Walker, Ex Libris Group Michael Gorrell, EBSCO Information Services John Law, Serials Solutions Jeff Penka, OCLC (D2D liaison/observer) 5
  6. 6. ODI Project Goals:• Identify … needs and requirements of the three stakeholder groups in this area of work.• Create recommendations and tools to streamline the process by which information providers, discovery service providers, and librarians work together to better serve libraries and their users.• Provide effective means for librarians to assess the level of participation by information providers in discovery services.
  7. 7. ODI Subgroups• Level of indexing; content availability• Technical formats: data format and transfer• Usage reporting• ‘Fair’ linking to content 7
  8. 8. Outcomes• Best practice recommendations• Recommendations for ways to inform and promote adoption• Recommendations for future work 8
  9. 9. TimelineMilestone Target Date StatusAppointment of working group December 2011Approval of charge and initial work plan March 2012Agreement on process and tools June 2012Completion of information gathering October 2012Completion of initial draft June 2013Completion of final draft October 2013 9
  10. 10. Connect with ODI• ODI Project website: http://www.niso.org/workrooms/odi/• Interest group mailing list: http://www.niso.org/lists/opendiscovery/• Email ODI: odi@niso.org 10
  11. 11. Thank you!Jenny.Walker@exlibrisgroup.com

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