Improving Discoverability of
Scholarly Content in the
Twentieth Century
Mary M. Somerville, MA, MLS, PhD,
University Libra...
SAGE White Paper: Collaborative Improvements
in the Discoverability of Scholarly Content

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi...
Shared Cross-Sector Goals
“Despite increasingly challenging scholarly
ecosystem circumstances exacerbated by
economic unce...
Recommendations
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Standards – advocacy & adoption
Transparency – cross-sector cooperation
Metadata – quality & comp...
Ideal discoverability

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi
Singapore | Washington DC
Expert aspirations for discovery

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi
Singapore | Washington DC
Measuring discoverability

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi
Singapore | Washington DC
Researcher workflow pathways

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi
Singapore | Washington DC
Library Collaboration Opportunities

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi
Singapore | Washington DC
Recommendations
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Standards – advocacy & adoption
Transparency – cross-sector cooperation
Metadata – quality & comp...
Cross-Sector Community Goodwill

Los Angeles | London | New Delhi
Singapore | Washington DC
Thank you!
● Somerville, M. M., & Conrad, L. Y. (2014). Collaborative
improvements in the discoverability of scholarly con...
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Improving discoverability of scholarly content in the twentieth century

  1. 1. Improving Discoverability of Scholarly Content in the Twentieth Century Mary M. Somerville, MA, MLS, PhD, University Librarian and Library Director, University of Colorado Denver, USA Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  2. 2. SAGE White Paper: Collaborative Improvements in the Discoverability of Scholarly Content Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  3. 3. Shared Cross-Sector Goals “Despite increasingly challenging scholarly ecosystem circumstances exacerbated by economic uncertainty and disruptive technologies, the driving missions of academic publishing and librarianship have not changed.” (Conrad, 2011) Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  4. 4. Recommendations ● ● ● ● Standards – advocacy & adoption Transparency – cross-sector cooperation Metadata – quality & compliance Partnerships – co-development Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  5. 5. Ideal discoverability Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  6. 6. Expert aspirations for discovery Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  7. 7. Measuring discoverability Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  8. 8. Researcher workflow pathways Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  9. 9. Library Collaboration Opportunities Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  10. 10. Recommendations ● ● ● ● Standards – advocacy & adoption Transparency – cross-sector cooperation Metadata – quality & compliance Partnerships – co-development Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  11. 11. Cross-Sector Community Goodwill Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  12. 12. Thank you! ● Somerville, M. M., & Conrad, L. Y. (2014). Collaborative improvements in the discoverability of scholarly content: Accomplishments, aspirations, and opportunities. A SAGE White Paper. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd. DOI: 10.4135/wp140116. Available: http://www.sagepub.com/repository/binaries/pdf/improveme ntsindiscoverability.pdf Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC

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