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ALA Annual 2011 - Open Source ERMS: CORAL and ERMesPresentation Transcript
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
Electronic Resource ManagementSystem Overview Benefits Challenges Photo by Jerry Wong Photo by Tom Blackwell
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!
Electronic Resource ManagementSystem OverviewLibraries need flexible tools that are customizable and easily adapt tothe quickly changing landscape of resource management. Photo by Joe Shlabotnik
Building an ERM YourselfReasons why we pursued local development. Photo by guercio Photo by Noel HankamerPhoto by Tracy O Photo by Terence Faircloth
Building an ERM YourselfWhat are the dangers and challenges of localdevelopment? Photo by David Reece Photo by Tom BlackwellPhoto by Terence Faircloth
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
ERMesERMes’ History: How and Why an MS Access ERMS
ERMesInto the Future and Beyond Photo by Jim Crotty
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