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Discovering Library Collections

  1. 1. Discovering the library collections library traditions in the light of the web and its users Lukas Koster Library of the University of Amsterdam The Netherlands [email_address] Rosemie Callewaert Bibnet Belgium [email_address]
  2. 2. From A msterdam to B russels Theory Practice
  3. 3. Objective of this talk Confrontation between the library traditions and the web in the light of " meeting new user expectations " http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Water_Buffalo_fight.jpg
  4. 4. What are user expectations? http://www.flickr.com/photos/almostjaded/250227563/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/teducation/82910032/
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dreamers_lair/3060968703/
  6. 6. Two traditions: the library and the web <ul><ul><li>Catalog records versus enriched data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tables of content, abstracts, ratings, tags </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPAC versus search engines and popular sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bibliographic reference versus full content and delivery online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library vocabulary versus familiar concepts </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. 2.0 unwritten rules <ul><li>Guide me </li></ul><ul><li>Attract me </li></ul><ul><li>Find me </li></ul><ul><li>Reward me </li></ul>
  8. 8. Guide me
  9. 9. Advanced! Not simple! No FRBR No relevance ranking
  10. 10. FRBR Relevance ranking
  11. 11. So many databases to search Guiding? Fail!
  12. 12. One index, different databases
  13. 13. Synonyms two search actions OR combined searches
  14. 14. Synonyms = Query Expansion
  15. 15. attract me
  16. 16. MARC! Catalogue card!
  17. 19. find me
  18. 20. where is the library?
  19. 21. come to us
  20. 22. we come to you
  21. 23. republishing the library data www.bibliotheek.be
  22. 24. library holding widget on other websites
  23. 25. Mobile! Literally: go where your users are <ul><li>Web access any time anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Location awareness </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/simona_/4068354970/
  24. 27. reward me
  25. 28. System recommendations
  26. 29. Recommendations from social networks
  27. 30. Recommendations from social networks
  28. 31. my opinon?
  29. 32. 25.000 getagde titels 2,5% van alle titels
  30. 34. can LIBRARIES meet new user expectations?
  31. 35. www.twitter.com/lukask www.twitter.com/rcallewaert

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