McDreamy  OPAC:   Creating a Vision for Next Generation Search Tools
Is McDreamy  the missing link? YES!
Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library.  westervillelibrary .org Enriched...
<ul><li>Get into the </li></ul><ul><li>driver’s seat!  </li></ul><ul><li>(On a dark and stormy night!) </li></ul>PHOTO CRE...
The Search Discovery Platform: A Visual Representation
PHOTO CREDIT: Kevin Dooley, Flickr. Clouds  WEATHER WARNING:  No two clouds are exactly alike.  (Discovery vs Refinement)
Opposites  Aquabrower > Discover Encore > Refine
PHOTO CREDIT: Stuck in Customs, Flickr. Relevance
PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Parrott, Flickr. Tagging
PHOTO CREDIT: Bern@t, Flickr. Harvesting
PHOTO CREDIT: Annetta82, Flickr. Facets
Marketplace Explosion <ul><li>The Search Discovery Market </li></ul>
Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library.  westervillelibrary .org Endeca, ...
Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library.  westervillelibrary .org Enterpri...
Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library.  westervillelibrary .org Ann Arbo...
The Three Step    Program on    Developing  a Vision for Search
Play, play, play!   Go spend an hour on Amazon,  followed by half an hour on Flickr,  followed by…. (you get the idea!)
<ul><li>Make friends  </li></ul><ul><li>with a cataloger </li></ul><ul><li>Data is powerful! </li></ul>
Go work the  reference desk Get to know the users!
Ten Trends  to Watch
It’s a Go, Go World WorldCat Mobile:   www.worldcat.org/m (Find a WorldCat library near you …)
Voice to Search SpinVox   www.spinvox.com Converts spoken word to text Applications: Voicemail, Blogging, Texting, Memos, ...
Visual Pattern Recognition Snaptell www.snaptell.com A marketing spin, but potential for libraries is unlimited.
Face Recognition Search Riya beta: Visual Search   www.riya.com Sophisticated person recognition software.
Social Search StumbleUpon www.stumbleupon.com Recommends websites you might like based on your recommendations, people you...
FRBR Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records Amazon gets it! Library Thing gets it, too!
Deliverable Content <ul><ul><li>Searching isn’t just for fun!  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No really, it isn’t! </li></ul><...
Widgets DEFINED: a portable chunk of code that can be installed and executed  within any separate HTML-based web page by a...
Share
Enriched Content <ul><li>Syndetics ICE </li></ul><ul><li>Library Thing for Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Video Detective </l...
Influence your vendor  <ul><li>Before you sign </li></ul><ul><li>Development partner </li></ul><ul><li>Beta tester </li></ul>
I wish  our OPAC was more like _______ because ________.
Questions? Presentation is available at: slideshare.com/weithman
Thank  you! Jessi Crim-Weithman  Associate Director of Support Services Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Weste...
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    1. 1. McDreamy OPAC: Creating a Vision for Next Generation Search Tools
    2. 2. Is McDreamy the missing link? YES!
    3. 3. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Enriched content. DECOUPLED. Customize. Web Integration.
    4. 4. <ul><li>Get into the </li></ul><ul><li>driver’s seat! </li></ul><ul><li>(On a dark and stormy night!) </li></ul>PHOTO CREDIT: J.J. Verhoef, Flickr.
    5. 5. The Search Discovery Platform: A Visual Representation
    6. 6. PHOTO CREDIT: Kevin Dooley, Flickr. Clouds WEATHER WARNING: No two clouds are exactly alike. (Discovery vs Refinement)
    7. 7. Opposites Aquabrower > Discover Encore > Refine
    8. 8. PHOTO CREDIT: Stuck in Customs, Flickr. Relevance
    9. 9. PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Parrott, Flickr. Tagging
    10. 10. PHOTO CREDIT: Bern@t, Flickr. Harvesting
    11. 11. PHOTO CREDIT: Annetta82, Flickr. Facets
    12. 12. Marketplace Explosion <ul><li>The Search Discovery Market </li></ul>
    13. 13. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Endeca, ProFind. NC State . WorldCatLocal, OCLC. Washington State University . AquaBrowser, MediaLab Solutions. Queens Public & Columbus Metropolitan . Encore, III. Westerville Public Library . Primo, ExLibris. Vanderbilt U . The Founders (before 2007):
    14. 14. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Enterprise, SirsiDynix. San Diego Public Library . Destiny Quest, Follett. Creekview HS in GA . LS2 PAC, TLC. Terrebonne Public Library , LA. The New Dependent Kids (2008): VTLS, Visualizer.
    15. 15. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Ann Arbor Public Library . III wrapped in Drupal. University-Funded open source projects: Solrpac, Miami U . VUFind, Villanova U . Blacklight, U of Virginia Polaris’s PowerPAC . Koha, LibLime. Athens Co Public Library . The Ones to Watch:
    16. 16. The Three Step Program on Developing a Vision for Search
    17. 17. Play, play, play! Go spend an hour on Amazon, followed by half an hour on Flickr, followed by…. (you get the idea!)
    18. 18. <ul><li>Make friends </li></ul><ul><li>with a cataloger </li></ul><ul><li>Data is powerful! </li></ul>
    19. 19. Go work the reference desk Get to know the users!
    20. 20. Ten Trends to Watch
    21. 21. It’s a Go, Go World WorldCat Mobile: www.worldcat.org/m (Find a WorldCat library near you …)
    22. 22. Voice to Search SpinVox www.spinvox.com Converts spoken word to text Applications: Voicemail, Blogging, Texting, Memos, etc.
    23. 23. Visual Pattern Recognition Snaptell www.snaptell.com A marketing spin, but potential for libraries is unlimited.
    24. 24. Face Recognition Search Riya beta: Visual Search www.riya.com Sophisticated person recognition software.
    25. 25. Social Search StumbleUpon www.stumbleupon.com Recommends websites you might like based on your recommendations, people you like and identified interests. {Amazon model}
    26. 26. FRBR Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records Amazon gets it! Library Thing gets it, too!
    27. 27. Deliverable Content <ul><ul><li>Searching isn’t just for fun! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No really, it isn’t! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NetFlix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kindle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eReader iPhone </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Widgets DEFINED: a portable chunk of code that can be installed and executed within any separate HTML-based web page by an end user without requiring additional compilation.
    29. 29. Share
    30. 30. Enriched Content <ul><li>Syndetics ICE </li></ul><ul><li>Library Thing for Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Video Detective </li></ul><ul><li>Brodart’s Web Links </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr APIs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Books! </li></ul><ul><li>books.google.com </li></ul>
    31. 31. Influence your vendor <ul><li>Before you sign </li></ul><ul><li>Development partner </li></ul><ul><li>Beta tester </li></ul>
    32. 32. I wish our OPAC was more like _______ because ________.
    33. 33. Questions? Presentation is available at: slideshare.com/weithman
    34. 34. Thank you! Jessi Crim-Weithman Associate Director of Support Services Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH 43081 Email: Jessi at westervillelibrary .org
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