Hallo everyone. I’m here to give you an overview of the UKSG-sponsored KBART working group. KBART’s goal is to improve the supply of data to link resolvers and knowledge bases, in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of OpenURL linking. So I’ll also be going back to basics to explain the OpenURL since this is still an area that many in our community don’t feel comfortable that they understand.
Title by title Survey of 2250 individual Claremont Colleges journal subscriptions (less than 10% of the total number of titles we list) NB: this does NOT include aggregator titles, unsubscribed titles, OR freely available titles
Here’s a concrete example at the consortial level – a before and a hoped for after
Reconciliation of publisher access list w/ older custom consortium package KB list and reality check Main point is NOT the level of accuracy of the older consortium list (which is far more accurate than the global list), But the number of titles that had to be checked by hand, and the necessity of editing the KB list rather than just passing on the publisher list
Reference previous slides – all the different parties in that process are represented Ex Libris – Nettie Lagace Openly – Tom Ventimiglia Serials – Peter T&F – Anna Sage – Simon Swets – Bill Hoffman EBSCO – Oliver Pesch Ingenta – me Credo – Jenny Edinburgh – Liz Stevenson Leicester – Louise Jones Cornell – Adam Chandler Hanford – Chrissie Noonan Claremont – Jason Price California Digital Libraries – Margery Tibbetts