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McDreamy OPAC, Updated for 2009 McDreamy OPAC, Updated for 2009 Presentation Transcript

  • 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 content. DECOUPLED. Customize. Web Integration.
    • Get into the
    • driver’s seat!
    • (On a dark and stormy night!)
    PHOTO CREDIT: J.J. Verhoef, Flickr.
  • 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
    • The Search Discovery Market
  • 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):
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • 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!)
    • Make friends
    • with a cataloger
    • Data is powerful!
  • 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, etc.
  • 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 like and identified interests. {Amazon model}
  • FRBR Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records Amazon gets it! Library Thing gets it, too!
  • Deliverable Content
      • Searching isn’t just for fun!
      • No really, it isn’t!
      • NetFlix
      • iTunes
      • Kindle
      • eReader iPhone
  • 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.
  • Share
  • Enriched Content
    • Syndetics ICE
    • Library Thing for Libraries
    • Video Detective
    • Brodart’s Web Links
    • Flickr APIs
    • Google Books!
    • books.google.com
  • Influence your vendor
    • Before you sign
    • Development partner
    • Beta tester
  • 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., Westerville, OH 43081 Email: Jessi at westervillelibrary .org