Gregynog 15 june 2011 wheel


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Gregynog 15 june 2011 wheel

  1. 1. Inventing the WHEEL: A collaborative approach to electronic resource procurementPaul RileyUWIC<br />
  2. 2. WHELF (Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum)WHEEL (Wales Higher Education Electronic Library)<br />
  3. 3. A woman in Welsh national dress with a spinning wheel, c. 1885<br />By permission of LlyfrgellGenedlaetholCymru / The National Library of Wales.<br />
  4. 4. Outline<br />Explain WHEEL<br />Consider implications for shared services<br />
  5. 5. WHELF's mission: collaboration and partnership<br />WHELF's mission is to promote library and information services co-operation, to encourage the exchange of ideas, to provide a forum for mutual support and to help facilitate new initiatives in library and information service provision. WHELF actively promotes the work of higher education libraries in Wales and provides a focus for the development of new ideas and services. <br />
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  9. 9. E book project objectives<br />Establish a WHELF NetLibrary shared collection<br />Establish a WHELF Group capable of discussing consolidated ebook purchases with other suppliers<br />
  10. 10. Key features<br />700 titles<br />Titles available to all HE libraries in Wales<br />2 simultaneous accesses per title<br />Each institution has an agreement with OCLC/EBSCO<br />Supply of MARC records<br />Shared good practice<br />
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  12. 12. Barriers to expansion<br />Two institutions have to agree to buy the same title<br />This is slow<br />Changing any of this has proved problematic<br />Difficulty in selecting titles when time is limited – and not all publishers allow their titles to be part of a consortial deal<br />
  13. 13. ‘Spotify’ for e-books<br /> OCLC/Ingram short-term e-book access<br />‘I want it on my device’<br />CILIP Update June 2011<br /> Scottish medical contract is awarded –, an e-books aggregator<br />
  14. 14. E journals<br />Two surveys of WHELF members<br />Information and analysis of deals with different publishers<br />Prioritisation of publishers<br />Detailed discussions with JISC Collections<br />
  15. 15. OUP<br />3 year e only deal with price cap commenced January 2011<br />Deep discounts for additional print subscriptions<br />Contract between JISC Collections and publisher<br />One payment to publisher on behalf of WHELF<br />Sub licence between JISC Collections and each institution<br />Usage statistics<br />
  16. 16. Critical Success Factors – JISC Collections<br />Commitment to all members of the consortium to sign up subject to certain objectives being met<br />Clear identification of objectives by the consortium (which publishers, terms of agreement, financial target to achieve)<br />Clear communication of objectives to the negotiation team and prompt feedback when requested<br />Project timeline<br />
  17. 17. Benefits<br />Increased access to content<br />Fixed prices<br />Basis for further developments<br />Political<br />
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  19. 19. Collaborative Governance<br />Cross boundary: organisational<br />Complex: interrelated set of problems<br />Conflicting accountabilities<br />Different cultures<br />Different roles<br />Different performance management<br />
  20. 20. Collaborative Leadership<br />Complex issues: wicked<br />Consensus is problematic: parochial interests<br />Negotiations<br />Distributed leadership<br />
  21. 21. Innovation<br /> “Successful innovation is the creation and implementation of new processes, products, services and methods of delivery which result in significant improvements in outcomes, efficiency, effectiveness or quality.”<br />Mulgan, G. and D. Albury. Innovation in the Public Sector. Strategy Unit, Cabinet Office, October 2003.<br />
  22. 22. Thank you<br />