ALA Annual 2011 - Open Source ERMS: CORAL and ERMes


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ALA Annual 2011 - Open Source ERMS: CORAL and ERMes

  1. 1. Open Source Electronic Resource Management Systems: CORAL and ERMesBenjamin J. Heet Galadriel ChiltonSenior Technical Consultant/Analyst ALA Annual Conference Electronic Resources LibrarianRobin Malott June 26, 2011 William DoeringSr. Software Developer 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Systems, Catalog, & Digital Initiatives Librarian
  2. 2. Electronic Resource ManagementSystem Overview Benefits Challenges Photo by Jerry Wong Photo by Tom Blackwell
  3. 3. Electronic Resource ManagementSystem OverviewEvery library has different work flows, different purchasingmodels, and different needs based on how they operate. Photo by rosipaw One size does not fit all!
  4. 4. Electronic Resource ManagementSystem OverviewLibraries need flexible tools that are customizable and easily adapt tothe quickly changing landscape of resource management. Photo by Joe Shlabotnik
  5. 5. Building an ERM YourselfReasons why we pursued local development. Photo by guercio Photo by Noel HankamerPhoto by Tracy O Photo by Terence Faircloth
  6. 6. Building an ERM YourselfWhat are the dangers and challenges of localdevelopment? Photo by David Reece Photo by Tom BlackwellPhoto by Terence Faircloth
  7. 7. Releasing as Open Source The benefits of sharing the code and building a user community. © 2011 Open Magazine Better solutions through shared work.
  8. 8. Supporting the Software Sustainability of open source software and costs/benefits of using open source software. Juggling with our other job responsibilities • Build a better system through the contributions of a community of users • Benefits of utilizing commonly used technologies
  9. 9. ERMesERMes’ History: How and Why an MS Access ERMS
  10. 10. ERMesThe ERMes Community
  11. 11. ERMesSupporting ERMes Users
  12. 12. ERMes: Supporting Users
  13. 13. ERMes Demo!
  14. 14. ERMesInto the Future and Beyond Photo by Jim Crotty
  15. 15. CORAL Centralized Online Resources Acquisitions and Licensing Our Development Approach - Needs based - Keep it simple - Ease of use Why CORAL? - Open Source - Built by a library - Modular - Customization
  16. 16. acq workflow management
  17. 17. product details, local data
  18. 18. routing, task based alerts
  19. 19. administration, customization
  20. 20. licensing management
  21. 21. document details, relationships
  22. 22. license expressions, terms
  23. 23. organizations management
  24. 24. org details, local account data
  25. 25. journal stats management
  26. 26. platform, publisher details
  27. 27. reporting front-end
  28. 28. CORAL Centralized Online Resources Acquisitions and LicensingGET CORAL @ http://erm.library.nd.eduRobin Malott, rmalott@nd.eduBenjamin Heet,