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ALA Annual 2011 - Open Source ERMS: CORAL and ERMes


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~ Benjamin Heet, Robin Malott, Galadriel Chilton, William Doering

~ Benjamin Heet, Robin Malott, Galadriel Chilton, William Doering

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  • 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. Electronic Resource ManagementSystem Overview Benefits Challenges Photo by Jerry Wong Photo by Tom Blackwell
  • 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. 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. Building an ERM YourselfReasons why we pursued local development. Photo by guercio Photo by Noel HankamerPhoto by Tracy O Photo by Terence Faircloth
  • 6. Building an ERM YourselfWhat are the dangers and challenges of localdevelopment? Photo by David Reece Photo by Tom BlackwellPhoto by Terence Faircloth
  • 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. 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. ERMesERMes’ History: How and Why an MS Access ERMS
  • 10. ERMesThe ERMes Community
  • 11. ERMesSupporting ERMes Users
  • 12. ERMes: Supporting Users
  • 13. ERMes Demo!
  • 14. ERMesInto the Future and Beyond Photo by Jim Crotty
  • 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. acq workflow management
  • 17. product details, local data
  • 18. routing, task based alerts
  • 19. administration, customization
  • 20. licensing management
  • 21. document details, relationships
  • 22. license expressions, terms
  • 23. organizations management
  • 24. org details, local account data
  • 25. journal stats management
  • 26. platform, publisher details
  • 27. reporting front-end
  • 28. CORAL Centralized Online Resources Acquisitions and LicensingGET CORAL @ http://erm.library.nd.eduRobin Malott, rmalott@nd.eduBenjamin Heet,