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  • Myself. Utas Overview of presentation.
  • 1 .diverse collections ( print / electronic , databases. CMS, institutional respoitories 2. serial amanegemnt costs, suplication of servies, multiple management workflows. 3. better value from our resources Integration with finance system, student systems etc 5. More collaborative peer-to-peer rather than traditional publishing model 6. iphone, facebook, Make use of what we know about our clients.
  • Myself. Utas Overview of presentation.
  • This quote sums up the current proprietary ILS market, so it looks a bit depressing lets look at our options.
  • 2007 ExLibris announces PRIMO URM will do for the ILS what Primo did for the OPAC. Unify the management of back-office library operations including selection, acquisitions, cataloguing and management and fulfilment for all library material regardless of format. Unify the processing of workflows for different materials and allow for savings in staff time and resources. This will include print , electronic and local digital content Lowers costs of metadata management, including management of primary datasets and associated research output, learning objects and institutional archives.
  • Network level SaaS model. Build partners boston college and Princeton
  • Its free can allow for greater customisation more people will use it. Customisation – greater integration with other systems. More people developing = quicker development.
  • Currently a rewrite of proprietary systems
  • History of Oclc and their purchases fretwell downing openly ejournal. 40 year old company, over 1000 staff. Union catalogue.
  • Better management – integration of workflows. Reduced costs – saas / network level systems, unified cataloguing and metadata management Expose our collections – resource disovery Integration with corporate sytems more difficult do we want to integrate open source with finance systems. Developing technologies Customising our services. Talk to vendors Get involved.

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  • 1. Trends in Integrated Library Systems: Are traditional vendors going the way of the dinosaur ? ahead Rodney Foley Empowering Users Conference November 2009
  • 2. Introduction
    • Library
  • 3. Presentation Outline.
    • What issues do we have
    • Are they currently being satisfied
    • Where can we look for solutions
      • Proprietary Vendors
      • Open Source
      • Other alternatives
    • Will they Help
    • Questions
    Library
  • 4. Our Current Dilemmas
    • Better management or our collections
    • Reducing costs
    • Exposing our collections
    • Integration with corporate systems
    • More collaborative publishing model
    • Better support for developing technologies
    • Customising our services to our clients
    Library
  • 5. How can we deal with issues?
    • Current vendor offering
    • Future vendor offering
    • Open sources
    • Cloud / Network Layer solutions
    Library
  • 6. Library Systems environmental scan: a feasibility study to recommend options
    • Library
  • 7. Library Systems environmental scan: a feasibility study to recommend options Library
  • 8. Library Systems environmental scan: a feasibility study to recommend options
    • “ Procuring a new LMS is a time consuming and costly process…. In mature markets products typically lack significant differentiation and so changing systems can be a poor return on investment.”
    • - “Library Management Systems Study” commissioned by JISC and SCONSUL - 2007
    Library
  • 9. Current Vendor Offerings
    • Little to differentiate products
    • Focused on print material
    • Little interest in rewriting the back-end
    • Little corporate system interaction
    Library
  • 10. Future vendor offerings
    • Evolution rather than revolution
    • Concentrate on look and feel rather than back-end functionality
    • ERMS may be difficult to integrate
    • Driven by corporate goals
    Library
  • 11. Where can we look for alternatives. Library
    • ExLibris URM
    • Open Source (Koha / Evergreen)
    • OLE
    • WorldCat Local
  • 12. Unified Resource Management Library
    • New ILS from ExLibris
    • Unify the management of back-office operations saving staff time and resources
    • Lower cost of metadata management
    • Aid the library in managing the intellectual output of the institution.
  • 13. What will it do? Library
    • Current ILS Functionality
    • Acquisitions including financial and licensing management
    • Support for current and emerging metadata standards
    • Tools to publish library collections in user-discovery spaces
    • Electronic resources knowledge base to aid in linking to electronic resources
  • 14. A Brief History of Open Source
      • What is open source ?
      • Koha
      • Evergreen
      • Project Conifer
      • vuFind
    Library
  • 15. Open Source Benefits Library
    • Its Free
    • Ownership of the source code
    • Customisation
    • Potentially quicker development
    • Integration with other systems
  • 16. Open Source Questions Library
    • Features and Functionality
    • Cost of Implementation
    • In-House / Vendor support
    • Coordination of development
    • Scalability
    • Testing
    • Licensing
  • 17. Open Library Environment Library
    • What is OLE
    • How did it come into existence
    • What has happened so far
    • What will it offer
    • How will it progress
    • Timeline
    • How do we get involved
  • 18. Characteristics of OLE
    • Enterprise-Level Integration
    • Service Oriented
    • Flexibility
    • Community Ownership
    • Governance
    • Academic Focus
    Library
  • 19. When will OLE be Available?
    • Final Report has been released
    • Awaiting funding and development partners
    • Development starts 2010
    • Beta Version 2013
    • First release late 2013
    Library
  • 20. WorldCat Local
    • OCLC
    • What is WorldCat
    • What will it do
    • How will we benefit
    Library
  • 21. Conclusions
    • If it doesn’t exist why talk about it
    • Are any of these likely to deliver results
    Library
  • 22. Our Current Dilemmas
    • Better management or our collections
    • Reducing costs
    • Exposing our collections
    • Integration with corporate systems
    • More collaborative publishing model
    • Better support for developing technologies
    • Customising our services to our clients.
    Library
  • 23.
    • Get Involved !!!!
    Library
  • 24.
    • Questions ?
    • [email_address]
    Library