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Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
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Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx
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Mi Acad2009 Print Sfx

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This presentation summarizes how the Print and Microform journal holdings of the University Libraries at Western Michigan University were integrated into WMU's SFX OpenURL resolver system.

This presentation summarizes how the Print and Microform journal holdings of the University Libraries at Western Michigan University were integrated into WMU's SFX OpenURL resolver system.

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  • 1. Providing Print and Microform Holdings Information through the SFX Menu System
      • George Boston
      • University Libraries
      • Western Michigan University
    Michigan Academy March 20, 2009
  • 2. First, some history:
    • Originally printed directories were used – and we had several copies distributed thoughout the library
    • Next, bibliographic records, were put online -
      • First in NOTIS and then in Voyager
    • Originally printed a directory – and had several copies thoughout the library - Show the Blue Books
    • Next, Serials discoverable through OPAC
      • OLLI, homegrown catalog based on NOTIS records (1990)‏
      • Voyager - 1 st commercial ILS (1998)‏
  • 3. Then, what happened? An explosion of electronic journals
    • Two basic types - subscriptions, like Science Direct and Emerald
      • Stable
      • Entered into the ILS, discoverable there
    • Second type - were in aggregated packages, like ProQuest and InfoTrac
      • Weren’t stable, could removed from the package at any time at publisher’s request, etc.
      • Not entered into the ILS
  • 4. A multi-silo solution
    • How do we provide access to our users to all forms of these new electronic journals?
    • Entered in a searchable database, so they are easily discoverable, especially those in aggregated databases:
      • Placed in the SFX OpenURL resolver system, all electronic journals discoverable through that interface
  • 5. But now we had two silos that users needed to check Print, microform and subscription-only electronic journals Both subscription and aggregated electronic journals ILS SFX
  • 6. Dilemma – How do we merge silos?
    • Import all records into Voyager
      • Difficult to maintain
        • Package content is dynamic
        • MARC packages not available for all aggregators (especially the more obscure ones)‏
    • Import Voyager data about holdings of print journals into SFX
      • Requires programming to extract data from Voyager and import data into SFX
  • 7. How would we do this?
    • On Voyager side:
      • Summary holdings information was held in the MARC 866 field within the MfhD record
      • Information about selected Print and Microform journals extracted from Voyager’s Oracle database
    • On the SFX side:
      • Local targets for Print and Microform journals were created
      • Voyager data could be imported as individual portfolios within those Targets
  • 8. Designing the System – what do I mean by “selected” journals
    • Meeting with public services to determine:
      • What to include/what to exclude
      • What it should the SFX menu look like?
        • Desired wording on the menu
        • Formatting of data
  • 9. Import, Review, go Live
    • Voyager extract
      • Use Perl to query and extract Voyager data
    • Import into SFX
      • Import data extracted from Voyager into Test mode
    • Review and import into Live mode
  • 10. “ Before” Screenshot
  • 11. “ After” Screenshot
  • 12. More “After” Screenshots
  • 13. Maintaining the System
    • Integration of storage request form
      • If an item's location is “Storage” appropriate link is displayed.
    • Updating the system
      • On a monthly basis the files are refreshed.
    • Feedback
      • Positive feedback from both staff and patrons.
      • Occasional manual editing required
  • 14. Thank you for your attention
    • George Boston
    • University Libraries
    • Western Michigan University
    • 269-387-5147
    • [email_address]
    • Special thanks to: Birong Ho, Systems Librarian and Deborah Mouw, Electronic Resource Specialist for their programming assistance
    • Presentation is available on Slideshare at:
    • http://www.slideshare.net/bostong/mi-acad2009-print-sfx

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