Kirstin Kemner-Heek and Roswitha Schweitzer - Kuali OLE: Activities in Germany

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Presented by Kirstin Kemner-Heek, Head of Local Library Systems Department, Head Office of the Common Library Network GBV, Göttingen, Germany and Roswitha Schweitzer, Project manager, Library Service Center of North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne, Germany, at the Kuali Days UK conference, 30 October 2013.

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Kirstin Kemner-Heek and Roswitha Schweitzer - Kuali OLE: Activities in Germany

  1. 1. Kuali OLE – Activities in Germany Kirstin Kemner-Heek (GBV) / Roswitha Schweitzer (hbz) Kuali Days UK, London, October 30th, 2013
  2. 2. GBV AND HBZ: INTRODUCTION 30.10.2013 2
  3. 3. Regional Library Service Centers in Germany  Hosts for regional union catalogues (collaborative cataloguing)  Located in a heterogenous software environment for its customers (libraries), data providers and data receivers  Provide ILS (SaaS), ILL, portals and other services 30.10.2013 3
  4. 4. GBV and hbz union catalogue …  for 72 academic libraries, 400 research libraries  with more than 37 m bibliographic and 89 m holding records  122,000 e-journals 2,100,000 online resources (ebooks, articles)  using OCLC CBS since 1993 30.10.2013 union catalogue …  for ca. 60 academic library systems with more than 1,600 different libraries  with more than 18 m bibliographic and 40 m holding records  120,000 e-journals 700,000 online resources (full text, e-books etc.)  using Aleph / ExLibris 4
  5. 5. KUALI OLE: EVALUATION 30.10.2013 5
  6. 6. Motivation  Current ILS at the end of their life cycle  Market analysis for our customers • Academic libraries • Open source and commercial software  Intention • Providing independent information  Evaluation of Kuali OLE • Open source software with high potential • Developed by and for academic libraries • Part of software infrastructure for universities 30.10.2013 6
  7. 7. Beginnings 30.10.2013 7
  8. 8. Beginnings  First contact with Kuali Foundation June 2011 • Interview with Robert McDonald  ILS-Workshop in Göttingen (GBV) in March 2012 • Presentation of Kuali OLE by Michael Winkler  Agreement GBV and hbz in evaluating Kuali OLE  Kuali Days, Austin, October 2012  London, February 2013, • International Meeting GOKb/KB+, JISC/Kuali, • Meeting with Sharon Penfold, Bloomsbury Consortium  LIBER, Munich, Germany, August 2013 • Meeting with Kuali OLE/JISC 30.10.2013 8
  9. 9. Establishing  Information of German library community: • Presentation “Kuali OLE” at the German Library Congress, Leipzig, March 2013  Project planning • • • • Detailed description Roadmap Resource planning Work breakdown structure  Provision of funds and staff • Application for financial resources • Job advertisements for developers and system librarians 30.10.2013 9
  10. 10. Getting started 30.10.2013 10
  11. 11. Getting started  First test installations Kuali OLE 0.8 in GBV and hbz, August 2013  Translation of the OLE user documentation  GOKb/KB+: integration possibilities of the German union catalog for e-journals (ZDB/EZB)  Search for pilot/test libraries 30.10.2013 11
  12. 12. Test installations OLE 0.8  Current test installation parameters GBV • http://x4200-92.gbv.de:8080/olefs/portal.do; http://x4200-92.gbv.de:8080/oledocstore/ • Operating System: Linux x4200-92 3.2.0-4-amd64#1 SMP Debian 3.2.46-1x86_64 GNU/Linux Server: SUN Fire X4200: 2 x Dual Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 285 SE 2,6 Ghz, 32 GB MM Software version: checked out revision 13754 Database: MySQL Server 14.14 Distrib 5.5.31 for Linux • • •  Current test installation parameters hbz • http://kuali.hbz-nrw.de:8080/olefs/portal.do; http://kuali.hbz-nrw.de:8080/oledocstore • Operating System: Linux kuali 3.0.93-0.8-xen#1 SMP (70ed288) x86_64 GNU/Linux, Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP 3 Server: Virtual machine Citrix Xen Server Hypervisor, 8 (16) CPU core, 48 GB MM, Hard Disk 1TB Software version: checked out revision 15242 Database: MySQL Server 14.14 Distrib 5.5.33 for Linux • • • 30.10.2013 12
  13. 13. Next steps  Installation OLE V. 1.0, November 2013  Import of metadata (bibliographic and holdings records) • Print and e-resources • Two different libraries  Input of acquisition and circulation data  Development of evaluation criteria and test scenarios • Based on use cases and requirements of our customers • Support from GBV Working Group “Local workflows”  Functional and technical tests, winter 2013/2014  Documentation of first test results, spring 2014  Intention for the long run: operational installation for early adopter libraries 30.10.2013 13
  14. 14. Our vision 30.10.2013 14
  15. 15. Thank you. kemner@gbv.de schweitzer@hbz-nrw.de License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported - Creative Commons Namensnennung - Keine Bearbeitung 3.0 Deutschland Lizenz (CC BY-ND 3.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/de/ . Exclusion: Copyrights and licences for Pictures and photos, which are not created by the authors, will endure. Particularly the use of iStock pictures (slide 11 and 15) require an iStock license. 30.10.2013 15

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