Oxford Discoverability Panel ALA 2011 New Orleans

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Oxford Discoverability Panel ALA 2011 New Orleans

  1. 1. Claremont Colleges Library<br />Discovery tools & <br />OUP Content<br />Oxford Discoverability Panel<br />ALA New Orleans<br />Sunday June 26, 2011<br />jason.price@cuc.claremont.edu<br />
  2. 2. The one stop shop<br />User research is evolving toward fewer points of entry<br />Library discovery tools are an alternative one stop shop answer that provide a point of entryto a broader array of scholarly content<br />But not so much with reference… <br />A core area for Oxford<br />
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  4. 4. …of a book…<br />Claremont Colleges Library<br />http://claremont.summon.serialssolutions.com/ Try it out!<br />A Google alternative?<br />What’s missing? <br />
  5. 5. E-Reference…<br />Claremont Colleges Library<br />Definitions!<br />
  6. 6. Does Oxford have them? Yes, but you have to go to the ORO silo…<br />
  7. 7. But beyond reference…does Google (books) send users to Oxford content?<br /><ul><li>Discovering Oxford content in Google Books</li></ul>The library catalog is NOT the first place users will look<br />In Google Books, the Oxford link encourages individual purchase, but…<br />“Find in a library” can take users to library content… if they find a functional link<br />
  8. 8. …of a book…<br />How are books discovered?<br />Claremont Colleges Library<br />
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  10. 10. …get a book…<br />Claremont Colleges Library<br />
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  12. 12. X<br />X<br />X<br />X<br />X<br />???<br />

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