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    • 1. Do You Really Get What You Pay For? A Comparison of Open Source and For-Purchase Next Generation Catalog Products Cindi Trainor Eastern Kentucky University cindiann@gmail.com | IM: cinditrainor Jezmynne Westcott Libraries of The Claremont Colleges jez@hmc | IM: jez91711
    • 2. Today’s Topics
      • Why an NGC?
      • NGC features and popular options
      • Benefits and suggested first steps
    • 3. The Queen (of Data) without Reign: Tales of a Legacy OPAC
      • Scope
      • Interface & features
      • Relevancy ranking
      • Tied to print
      • Content
      photo by _KoAn_ http://tinyurl.com/3cv2da
    • 4. What Librarians See
    • 5. What Users See
    • 6. What Users Want
    • 7. What Users REALLY Want Give me the info I need and ONLY the info I need, for free.
    • 8. Features of NGCs
      • Features
        • Tags
        • Facets
        • Enriched Content
        • RSS
        • Social Tools
        • Relevancy Ranking
        • Federated Searching
        • Highly Browsable
    • 9. Tags User chosen Descriptors 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 10. Facets Qualifiers that categorize search results 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 11. Library Facets 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008 Author Format Publication Year Location
    • 12. Enriched Content Added Extras 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008 Book Jacket Reviews
    • 13. RSS Live Updates using RSS 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 14. RSS Right into your Mailbox 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008 List of titles right into your mail box s
    • 15. Social Tools Involving the Community
      • Community Reviews
      • Ratings
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008 Login Rate Review
    • 16. The NGC Landscape
      • Vendor options
      • Open source options
      • Other enhancements & innovations
      photo by OneEighteen http://tinyurl.com/2dlbae
    • 17. Wrappers photo by davescunningplan http://tinyurl.com/35v3uv
    • 18. Software* for Sale
      • Encore
      • Primo
      • Aquabrowser
      • Endeca
      • WorldCat
      Photo by cosmickitty http://tinyurl.com/3ywygz
    • 19. Encore Search
    • 20. Encore results
    • 21. Encore in its Native Environment
    • 22. Primo Search
    • 23. Primo Catalog search results
    • 24. Aquabrowser Visual “ Constellation Map” Facets
    • 25. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • highly browsable, visually fun to use.
        • Facets
        • RSS
        • Forthcoming federated searching*
        • Easy to implement – “low threshold implementation”
      • Cons
        • Constellation map does not refine search
      • * If the library has a federated search product
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 26. Endeca
    • 27. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • Intensely customizable
        • RSS
        • Facets, fast search results
        • Limit to available items only
        • Browse surrounding shelves easily
        • Find related search option
        • “ did you mean” spell check
        • “ Synonym table” maps between query term and LCSH
      • Cons
        • No social tools
        • Requires staff time to implement and manage
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 28. World Cat Local 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 29. 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 30. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • Rich in data and integrates consortia and OCLC holdings
        • Federated searching
        • Faceted navigation
        • Indexed in major search engines
        • Contains 2.0 social tools
        • OCLC hosts and supports
        • Relevancy ranking
      • Cons
        • No tagging
        • No “did you mean?” spell check
        • No RSS
        • No local data (outside OCLC) included
        • No ability to return to the results set from item record
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 31. By comparison Via ILS and SFX Innopac only Realtime holdings data Endeca No? Via ILS Not realtime; Innopac only Realtime circ status Term constellation “ suggested new searches” Tags (within current set) Subject Browse Term constellation “ May we suggest” “ Did you mean?” Widen / Change Facets Facets Facets, tag cloud Narrow WorldCat Local Aqua-Browser Primo Encore Results Set Feature
    • 32. By comparison Yes, built into WorldCat If included in SFX menu Via the ILS ILL System integration Endeca Certain FirstSearch DBs Metalib only Planned (III & Metalib) Metasearch Integration ? SFX only Planned (III & SFX) OpenURL Integration If in WC, yes. Yes? Yes (but it’s not searched) Not supported ToCs, summaries, etc Yes Yes Yes Syndetics Book Covers WorldCat Local Aqua-Browser Primo Encore Enhanced Content
    • 33. By comparison Endeca e-shelf, citation exporting Other Yes; login required Planned (requires Innopac + RR product) Reviews & Ratings Yes; login required Planned (Innopac only?) User tags No? Enables metasearch; (SSO) Planned (Innopac only) Accounts WorldCat Local Aqua-Browser Primo Encore Social Features
    • 34. Other enhancements and innovations photo by Shaun.numb http://tinyurl.com/39h5j2
    • 35. Library Thing for Libraries 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 36. 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 37. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • Very easy to implement
        • Draws tags from 360,000 users worldwide
        • Suggests readings from similar tags
        • Very supportive, creative, and helpful staff
      • Cons
        • Cannot search for tags in OPAC
        • Cannot search for more than one tag at once
        • Not everything has a tag
        • Users cannot (yet) add tags or reviews
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 38. VuFind
    • 39. SOPAC
    • 40. Scriblio
    • 41. LibraryFind
    • 42. LibraryFind
    • 43. The M Word – Migrate!
      • Polaris
      • Evergreen
      • Koha
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 44. Polaris 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 45. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • Relevancy ranking
        • Faceted navigation
        • “ Did you mean?” spell check
        • Supports enriched content
        • RSS
        • Purchase contains all subsystems
      • Cons
        • Focuses on physical collections
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 46. Evergreen 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 47. 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 48. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • Open source – you call the shots
        • Relevance ranking
        • Format icons
        • Enriched content
        • Browse shelves
      • Cons
        • Open source – you’ve got to fix it
        • Facets do not limit – they are a new search
        • No spell check
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 49. Koha 3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 50. Pros & Cons
      • Pros
        • Open source – you call the shots
          • Commercial support available through LibLime
        • Relevance Ranking with resort options
        • Supports enriched content
        • RSS
        • Limit to available
        • Faceted navigation
      • Cons
        • No easy way to deselect a facet
      3/5/2008 SCELC Colloquium 2008
    • 51. Benefits for users
      • Very simple searching
      • Encourages browsing
      • Adds context to searching
      • Social tools engage users
      • Social tools enhance feeling of ‘ownership’ over the content
      • RSS communicates OUT to the user
    • 52. Suggested first steps
      • What do you patrons search for most?
      • Federated search?
      • How ugly is your pig?
      • Ask your users!
    • 53. Readings
      • Breeding, Marshall. “Next Generation Library Catalogs.” Library Technology Reports , July/August 2007.
      • Eden, Brad. “Information Organization Future for Libraries.” Library Technology Reports , November/December 2007.
      These slides and more will be posted to http://citegeist.com/scelc
    • 54.