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  • XC

    1. 2. Welcomes XC Principal Investigators <ul><li>Ron Dow </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Bowen </li></ul><ul><li>David Lindahl </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Foster </li></ul>
    2. 3. XC Project Overview <ul><li>What is XC? </li></ul><ul><li>Why build XC? </li></ul><ul><li>Our vision for XC </li></ul><ul><li>XC Phase 1 and Project Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Building an XC Community </li></ul><ul><li>XC Partner Opportunities </li></ul>
    3. 4. What is XC? <ul><li>Alternative way to reveal library collections to users </li></ul><ul><li>Open source, collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Platform for local development </li></ul><ul><li>Handle multiple metadata schemas </li></ul><ul><li>Informed by user research </li></ul>
    4. 5. Why build XC? <ul><li>Existing systems are outdated </li></ul><ul><li>Users have trouble accessing library resources across multiple silos with multiple interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Need an affordable alternative </li></ul><ul><li>Track record of successful UR developments </li></ul><ul><li>Exciting developments elsewhere too… </li></ul><ul><li>…What if we coordinated our efforts? </li></ul>
    5. 6. Our vision for XC <ul><li>Address the needs of many libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible, extensible platform </li></ul>
    6. 7. XC (Phase 1) <ul><li>Funding Agency: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Program: Scholarly Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Duration: 1 year </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: Develop a well-informed project plan with sufficient detail to enable us to build the XC system in phase 2 </li></ul>
    7. 8. XC Project Overview
    8. 9. Building an XC Community <ul><li>A “community of interest” </li></ul><ul><li>XC Partners – various categories </li></ul><ul><li>Gauging interest in XC - Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Would libraries use XC? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What features do they want? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What support would they need? </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. XC Partner Opportunities <ul><li>Implementation partners </li></ul><ul><li>Deployment partners </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory partners </li></ul><ul><li>Component partners </li></ul><ul><li>User research partners </li></ul>

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