Library 2.0 and JISC MOSAIC Project Dave Pattern Library Systems Manager University of Huddersfield, UK [email_address]
Preamble <ul><li>These slides are available at… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net/daveyp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Web 2.0 in the catalogue
Background <ul><li>General unhappiness with vendor product </li></ul><ul><li>“In-house” enhancements to the existing OPAC…...
Spell checker <ul><li>All OPAC keyword searches were monitored over a six month period </li></ul><ul><li>Approx  23%  of s...
Spell checker
Keyword cloud
Catalogue keyword searches guided searches
Suggestions based on circ data “people who borrowed this…”
Getting personal! suggestions for what to borrow next
Building better new book lists course specific RSS feeds
the impact
Borrowing profile average loans per month average number of book loans per month
Feature usage “people who borrowed this…” average number of clicks per month on “people who borrowed this” suggestions
The impact on borrowing range of stock borrowed per year number of unique titles (bib#) borrowed per calendar year (2009 f...
The impact on borrowing average number of books borrowed average number of books borrowed per active borrower per calendar...
Learning 2.0
Learning 2.0 Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
25 Things @ Huddersfield
Open Data
<ul><li>http://library.hud.ac.uk/usagedata/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>prompted by the JISC Tile Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>Data released on 12th Dec 2008… </li></ul><ul><li>… 2 days later, Patrick Murray-John at University of Mary Washin...
Library usage data release “if you love something, set it free…”
 
 
MOSAIC Project
JISC MOSAIC Project http://bit.ly/jiscmosaic
JISC MOSAIC Project developer competition
JISC MOSAIC Project Sean Hannan (US)
JISC MOSAIC Project Andrew Isherwood (Aberystwyth)
JISC MOSAIC Project Tony Hirst (Open University)
JISC MOSAIC Project Alex Parker (Southampton Uni)
MOSAIC Demonstrator
 
 
 
summary
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    1. 1. Library 2.0 and JISC MOSAIC Project Dave Pattern Library Systems Manager University of Huddersfield, UK [email_address]
    2. 2. Preamble <ul><li>These slides are available at… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net/daveyp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Please remix and reuse these slides! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0 </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Web 2.0 in the catalogue
    4. 4. Background <ul><li>General unhappiness with vendor product </li></ul><ul><li>“In-house” enhancements to the existing OPAC… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>user suggestions from surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Web 2.0” inspired features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>borrowing good ideas from other web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>new features launched with no/low publicity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“perpetual beta” </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Spell checker <ul><li>All OPAC keyword searches were monitored over a six month period </li></ul><ul><li>Approx 23% of searches gave zero results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>74 people entered “renew” as a keyword(!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Users expect suggestions and prompts, not “dead end” pages </li></ul>
    6. 6. Spell checker
    7. 7. Keyword cloud
    8. 8. Catalogue keyword searches guided searches
    9. 9. Suggestions based on circ data “people who borrowed this…”
    10. 10. Getting personal! suggestions for what to borrow next
    11. 11. Building better new book lists course specific RSS feeds
    12. 12. the impact
    13. 13. Borrowing profile average loans per month average number of book loans per month
    14. 14. Feature usage “people who borrowed this…” average number of clicks per month on “people who borrowed this” suggestions
    15. 15. The impact on borrowing range of stock borrowed per year number of unique titles (bib#) borrowed per calendar year (2009 figure is predicted) ? borrowing suggestions added to catalogue at start of 2006
    16. 16. The impact on borrowing average number of books borrowed average number of books borrowed per active borrower per calendar year (2009 predicted)
    17. 17. Learning 2.0
    18. 18. Learning 2.0 Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
    19. 19. 25 Things @ Huddersfield
    20. 20. Open Data
    21. 21. <ul><li>http://library.hud.ac.uk/usagedata/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>prompted by the JISC Tile Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>aggregated usage data for 2 million circulation transactions, covering around 80,000 book titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>recommendation data for over 37,000 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>simple XML format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Data Commons / CC0 licence </li></ul></ul>Library usage data release “if you love something, set it free…”
    22. 22. <ul><li>Data released on 12th Dec 2008… </li></ul><ul><li>… 2 days later, Patrick Murray-John at University of Mary Washington converted the data into a semantic version (RDF) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patrick’s blog post at http://bit.ly/noJD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talis podcast at http://bit.ly/z6yjF </li></ul></ul>Library usage data release “if you love something, set it free…”
    23. 23. Library usage data release “if you love something, set it free…”
    24. 26. MOSAIC Project
    25. 27. JISC MOSAIC Project http://bit.ly/jiscmosaic
    26. 28. JISC MOSAIC Project developer competition
    27. 29. JISC MOSAIC Project Sean Hannan (US)
    28. 30. JISC MOSAIC Project Andrew Isherwood (Aberystwyth)
    29. 31. JISC MOSAIC Project Tony Hirst (Open University)
    30. 32. JISC MOSAIC Project Alex Parker (Southampton Uni)
    31. 33. MOSAIC Demonstrator
    32. 37. summary
    33. 38. Final thoughts… <ul><li>Serendipity is helping change borrowing habits </li></ul><ul><li>How do we encourage staff to explore new ideas and technologies? </li></ul><ul><li>Are libraries prepared to let go of their data and share it? </li></ul>
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