Enlarging Thoroughput

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Enlarging Thoroughput

  1. 1. ENLARGING THROUGHPUT: THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA’S PLAN TO MOVE MATERIALS TO USERS FASTER Kimberly Nakano Head of Monographic Acquisitions
  2. 2. Kyle and Kelsey all grown up!
  3. 3.  Academic libraries?  Public libraries?  School libraries?  Special libraries?  Virtual libraries?  Library School Students & Faculty? Who are you?
  4. 4. Photo by Wil Frost Getting materials to the shelves as quickly as possible
  5. 5. In order to… Save the time of the user. Ranganathan
  6. 6. UHM Technical Services Workflow Analysis Project Trends in Academic Library Technical Services
  7. 7. UHM Technical Services Workflow Analysis Project
  8. 8. Library Administration Public Services Collection Services Acquisitions Cataloging Preservation Serials Information Technology Library Organization Chart
  9. 9. Timeline of Development UHM Libraries Strategic Plan 2008-2015 (June 2008) Eight Strategic Action Teams (March 2009) Processing and Workflow Analysis S.A.T. #7 (March – May 2009) R2 Workflow Analysis Study (May – July 2009)
  10. 10. Who are R2 Consulting LLC? http://www.ebookmap.net/
  11. 11. Create additional capacity to do work using existing staff.  Realign capacity with library’s priorities.  Shift emphasis from print to electronic.  Shift emphasis from commonly- held to unique content. What does R2 do?
  12. 12.  Study & observe technical services processes Selection, ordering, claiming, receiving Cataloging, labeling, preservation, withdrawal Vendor selection and interaction All formats What was the scope of the review?
  13. 13. R2 in-person visit May 11-14, 2009  All staff meeting  Focused interviews Return in-person visit July 14, 2009  All staff meeting  Final report How was the review conducted?
  14. 14.  Unique institutional situation due to 2004 flood  Physical displacement of technical services staff  Emotional toll on entire library staff What did the review find?
  15. 15. Traditional way of doing things Monographs Serials Cataloging What did the review find in Technical Services?
  16. 16. 1. Pursue further consolidation of purchasing with Blackwell 2. Require electronic selection using Blackwell’s Collection Manager (CM) Ordering and Receiving Monographs
  17. 17. 1. Streamline electronic resources management by conducting an electronic resources access/gateway audit 2. Standard routing and handling of journals Ordering and Receiving Serials, E-Books & Databases
  18. 18. 1. Begin the OCLC reclamation project 2. Catalog to the level needed. Cataloging Materials
  19. 19. Photo Courtesy Rick Lugg What did we do after we got the report?
  20. 20. Trends
  21. 21. Do you think students are starting their research at the library’s homepage? How many say yes? How many say no? How many don’t know? How are students using libraries? Pew Internet & American Life Project http://www.pewinternet.org
  22. 22.  Trends  Why are we buying books in anticipation of a student using them?  Why not wait until they ask for them and get it to them expeditiously?  UHM ILL Purchase on Demand  Jan Sung, Naomi Chow, or Ryan James And if students aren’t starting their search with library homepages…
  23. 23.  More Technical Services trends  Ability to order e-books from approval vendors  New electronic title alerts from vendors  Interfacing with college/university accounting systems
  24. 24.  More Technical Services trends  Alternate gateways to access materials (WorldCat, Google Scholar, etc.)  Reduced emphasis on controlled vocabularies in OPACs  Concern over cost of authority control
  25. 25.  The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Student and Information Technology, 2009 (EDUCAUSE)  http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ers0906/rs/ ERS0906w.pdf  2008 Social Networking Sites  2009 Mobile Revolution: Internet-Capable Handheld Devices General Trends
  26. 26. www.wordle.net
  27. 27. Mahalo! Photo by Wil Frost

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