APAC Regional Council Meeting 4th September 2012OCLC WorldShare Cooperating and Innovating at WebscaleChris ThewlisRegiona...
Shared data about the world’s libraries.                 Find and get it.Shared infrastructure to manage and share resourc...
• The core infrastructure underlying all OCLC applications.                Strategic Initiative to Collaboratively build W...
Data Centers and Business Continuity    Data Centers Today:               US2                                           Ap...
Infrastructure                                                    Data Centers and Business ContinuityNew Data Centers    ...
Infrastructure                                     Privacy and Security                Privacy and Security Policies avail...
Highly shared data modelsFlexible, openplatform for the                                      264M+ Bib Records            ...
Data                                                               Highly shared data models                              ...
Data Services & Business Logic Services     WorldCat Web Services                               Acquisitions Web ServicesF...
WorldShare Platform:                   What is it really? The world’s libraries. Connected.
1. A “toolbox” for developers who want to use OCLC services anddata to build new or enhance existing applications  Flexibl...
Platform                                         Management2. An “App Gallery” through which libraries can easily shareapp...
Platform                                          Management3. Support for collaboration and cooperation within the librar...
―This is potentially a game-changerin how libraries work with                                   ―Game-changer‖bibliographi...
WorldShare Platform         +A New Model for Library     Automation The world’s libraries. Connected.
BASIC PRINCIPLE: ANYONE can develop on the WorldShare Platform   Flexible, open• OCLC creates an app   platform for the   ...
Library and Partner App ExamplesAcquisitions plug-in Apps…        The world’s libraries. Connected.
WorldShare Management Services                       An OCLC Developed ‗app‘ on the Platform  The world’s libraries. Conne...
What‘s included • Acquisitions for physical and electronic collections   – all available in one service • Circulation and ...
What can be included• Group / Consortial Functionality• WorldShare License Manager    • management of license terms, integ...
WMS: Acquisitions       The world’s libraries. Connected.
WMS: Circulation       The world’s libraries. Connected.
License Manager: License Terms       The world’s libraries. Connected.
License Manager: Knowledge base       The world’s libraries. Connected.
WorldCat Local: Discovery       The world’s libraries. Connected.
WorldCat Local: Patron Record       The world’s libraries. Connected.
WorldCat Local: Course Reserves       The world’s libraries. Connected.
Analytics        The world’s libraries. Connected.
WorldShare Management Services Community (US and Canada)       The world’s libraries. Connected.
OCLC in the ANZ Region• ANZ presence:   • 22 Staff   • Nearly all with library backgrounds & qualifications   • Local Supp...
ANZ Region Product Offering• Library Management Systems                Digital Repositories                               ...
Australian presenceOCLC WorldShareManagement Services community      The world’s libraries. Connected.
Controlled Role Out • Identified Suitable partner libraries to work with     • Existing Amlib libraries     • New business...
We are ready ! The world’s libraries. Connected.
Chris Thewlischris.thewlis@oclc.orgQuestions?   The world’s libraries. Connected.
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OCLC WorldShare - Cooperating and Innovating at Webscale - Chris Thewlis

  1. 1. APAC Regional Council Meeting 4th September 2012OCLC WorldShare Cooperating and Innovating at WebscaleChris ThewlisRegional Manager, Australia / New ZealandOCLC The world’s libraries. Connected.
  2. 2. Shared data about the world’s libraries. Find and get it.Shared infrastructure to manage and share resources across libraries and across communities.
  3. 3. • The core infrastructure underlying all OCLC applications. Strategic Initiative to Collaboratively build Webscale with Libraries. •Increase the relevance and visibility of libraries in a „Webscale‟ world • Designed from the ground up for and reduceoperations •Increase efficiencies Webscale costs. App Gallery Webscale Data, Discovery and Webscale management of library Syndication Services services across Print, Licensed &Open to the community Digitalto enable Web Services Collaboration & Innovation“Collective Innovation” Support greater collaboration and innovation between libraries.and sharing Platform Data Support library collaboration and innovation at scale, by providing an open, Webscale technical infrastructure. Management Infrastructure
  4. 4. Data Centers and Business Continuity Data Centers Today: US2 App Gallery EMEA 1 US1 Web Services Platform Data• 600Tb of online storage Management• 4,000 virtual machines• High resilience Infrastructure• Geographically distributed for legal, data protection and performance reasons The world’s libraries. Connected.
  5. 5. Infrastructure Data Centers and Business ContinuityNew Data Centers CAN 1 US2 EMEA 1 US1 EMEA 2• Additional data centers APAC 1 The world’s libraries. Connected.
  6. 6. Infrastructure Privacy and Security Privacy and Security Policies available: http://www.oclc.org/policiesThe world’s libraries. Connected.
  7. 7. Highly shared data modelsFlexible, openplatform for the 264M+ Bib Records Printcommunity to shareapplications and 1.8Bn+ Holdingsinnovation 956M+ Articles App Gallery 13M+ eBooks Licensed 10M KB Services Web Entries Digital 40M Digital Items Platform Data Management Infrastructure The world’s libraries. Connected.
  8. 8. Data Highly shared data models Real-time Synchronization Cooperative Management 264M+ Bib Records Flexible, open platform for the Local community to share 1.8Bn+ Holdings System applications and innovation 956M Articles 13M+ eBooks Union Catalog 10M KB Entries 40M Digital Items RegionalLibraries Metadata Hubs Supply Chains Publishers Database Providers Mass Digitization The world’s libraries. Connected.
  9. 9. Data Services & Business Logic Services WorldCat Web Services Acquisitions Web ServicesFlexible, openplatform for thecommunity to share Knowledgeapplications and base Web Services App Gallery Web Services Circulationinnovation WorldCat Registry Web Services Vendor Information Web Web Services Services WorldCat Identities Web Web Services Platform OpenURL Web Services Data Services Management Identifier Web Services Infrastructure QuestionPoint knowledge base Web Services The world’s libraries. Connected.
  10. 10. WorldShare Platform: What is it really? The world’s libraries. Connected.
  11. 11. 1. A “toolbox” for developers who want to use OCLC services anddata to build new or enhance existing applications Flexible, open platform for the community to share applications and innovation App Gallery Web Services Platform Data Management Infrastructure The world’s libraries. Connected.
  12. 12. Platform Management2. An “App Gallery” through which libraries can easily shareapps created by the community. The world’s libraries. Connected.
  13. 13. Platform Management3. Support for collaboration and cooperation within the librarycommunityFlexible, openplatform for thecommunity to shareapplications andinnovation The world’s libraries. Connected.
  14. 14. ―This is potentially a game-changerin how libraries work with ―Game-changer‖bibliographic open It turns the Flexible, data.traditional approach of information platform for theprocessing inside out—the data is community to sharein a superior position to the applications and innovationcomputer program. The WorldSharePlatform is sort of like Facebook. App GalleryJust as Facebook introduced waysfor outside developers to ‗integrateinto the core Facebook experience,‘the WorldShare Platform enables Web Servicesexternal providers to supplyapplications that can use the data Platformresiding in the platform.‖ Data Management− Peter Murray, Lyrasis―OCLC Introduces WorldShare‖ blog Infrastructurepost, December 22, 2011http://dltj.org/article/thursday-threads-2011w51/ The world’s libraries. Connected.
  15. 15. WorldShare Platform +A New Model for Library Automation The world’s libraries. Connected.
  16. 16. BASIC PRINCIPLE: ANYONE can develop on the WorldShare Platform Flexible, open• OCLC creates an app platform for the OCLC-built Library-built Partner-built community to share Applications Applications Applications applications and innovation• A library developer creates App Gallery an app Web Services• A third party creates an app Platform Data Management• Many happy libraries will consume all three without Infrastructure ever having to do anything! The world’s libraries. Connected.
  17. 17. Library and Partner App ExamplesAcquisitions plug-in Apps… The world’s libraries. Connected.
  18. 18. WorldShare Management Services An OCLC Developed ‗app‘ on the Platform The world’s libraries. Connected.
  19. 19. What‘s included • Acquisitions for physical and electronic collections – all available in one service • Circulation and patron management for the 21st century – handled centrally using a simple, web-based interface • Discovery and delivery as users expect it – with WorldCat Local‘s or alternative single search interface • Cataloging tools for data creation and enrichment – powered by WorldCat • The WorldCat knowledge base – combining data about your library‘s electronic resources and linking features • WMS Reporting The world’s libraries. Connected.
  20. 20. What can be included• Group / Consortial Functionality• WorldShare License Manager • management of license terms, integration with WMS Acquisitions, electronic resource management efficiencies• Next-gen Analytics tools (currently under development) • Peer and authoritative list comparisons • Decision-making tools The world’s libraries. Connected.
  21. 21. WMS: Acquisitions The world’s libraries. Connected.
  22. 22. WMS: Circulation The world’s libraries. Connected.
  23. 23. License Manager: License Terms The world’s libraries. Connected.
  24. 24. License Manager: Knowledge base The world’s libraries. Connected.
  25. 25. WorldCat Local: Discovery The world’s libraries. Connected.
  26. 26. WorldCat Local: Patron Record The world’s libraries. Connected.
  27. 27. WorldCat Local: Course Reserves The world’s libraries. Connected.
  28. 28. Analytics The world’s libraries. Connected.
  29. 29. WorldShare Management Services Community (US and Canada) The world’s libraries. Connected.
  30. 30. OCLC in the ANZ Region• ANZ presence: • 22 Staff • Nearly all with library backgrounds & qualifications • Local Support• National Cataloguing Agreements: • NLA • Te Puna The world’s libraries. Connected.
  31. 31. ANZ Region Product Offering• Library Management Systems Digital Repositories • CONTENTdm • Amlib & CBS Authentication services • WorldCat Local (Discovery) • EZproxy• Dewey• Interlibrary Loan • VDX • WorldCat Resource Sharing The world’s libraries. Connected.
  32. 32. Australian presenceOCLC WorldShareManagement Services community The world’s libraries. Connected.
  33. 33. Controlled Role Out • Identified Suitable partner libraries to work with • Existing Amlib libraries • New business• Train Local Staff • How to train libraries • How to implement• Datacentre in place• Learn how to local data • Bibliographic • Holdings • Transactional• Train Operations Staff The world’s libraries. Connected.
  34. 34. We are ready ! The world’s libraries. Connected.
  35. 35. Chris Thewlischris.thewlis@oclc.orgQuestions? The world’s libraries. Connected.
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