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  • Implementing the visionWe have until 2012 to have a go at realising the visionThe vision is pleasantly baggy so we can tailor and adjust our approach as we find out more about the issues and as we learn from developments elsewhereShort iterative bursts of activity to allow us to constantly correct and adjust our approach as we goBe pragmatic! Do something useful!
  • Discovery event david baker

    1. 1. Date<br />Venue<br />From RDTF to Discovery<br />Prof. David Baker<br />Deputy Chair, JISC Board<br />
    2. 2. In the beginning...<br />In 2009 JISC and RLUK convened a group of experts to discuss the issues with resource discovery of the collections of UK higher education libraries, museums and archives. <br />After 4 meetings the group agreed on a vision to address the issues identified<br />
    3. 3. 26/05/2011| Supporting education and research | Slide 3<br />http://rdtf.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2010/06/08/launch-of-vision/<br />
    4. 4. A Future State of the Art by 2012<br /><ul><li>Integrated and seamless access to the rich resource collections held in libraries, museums and archives in UK HEIs
    5. 5. Creation of a thorough  and open aggregated layer - designed to work with all major search engines - of data about the resource collections
    6. 6. Provision of a diverse range of innovative and personalised resource discovery services to students, teachers and researchers
    7. 7. Avoidance of duplication of effort and increased efficiency
    8. 8. Existing resource discovery services encouraged to develop and innovate
    9. 9. Data will be available to commercial organisations to develop services as well
    10. 10. Data and functionality will need to be diffused to other software and websites that are used by students, teachers and researchers</li></li></ul><li>Where are we in the implementation?<br />You are here<br />Phase 1 – open data<br />Phase 2 – aggregation and service building<br />Phase 3 – further service building<br />Sep 2011<br />May 2012<br />Dec 2012<br />
    11. 11. What’s been done?<br />http://obd.jisc.ac.uk/<br />http://rdtfmetadata.jiscpress.org/<br />http://rdtf.mimas.ac.uk/<br />http://rdtf.mimas.ac.uk/newsletter/<br />http://rdtf.mimas.ac.uk/newsandevents/events/2011/04/18/<br />
    12. 12. What we’re working on<br />8 projects<br />Evenly spread across Libraries, Archives and Museums<br />Open, reusable metadata<br />Finish in July<br />
    13. 13. What we’re working on<br />Making the metadata more open and easier to reuse.<br />Developing collection management<br />
    14. 14. What we’re working on<br />Advice and guidance on: metadata, licensing, aggregation and technical approaches <br />Distilling advice and guidance from the 8 projects<br />Further events and newsletter<br />Stakeholder engagement<br />A new name for the site to make engagement easier<br />
    15. 15. So far our work has been focused on preparatory work with a limited number of stakeholders.<br />However, now it is time to engage with a wider audience of information professionals, managers and developers. <br />So..... <br />
    16. 16. So we are launching a new phase of work...<br />http://discovery.ac.uk<br />#ukdiscovery<br />
    17. 17. Our aim is that Discovery will help to mobilise and energise the community, engaging stakeholders to create a critical mass of open and reusable data, and explore what open data makes possible through real-world exemplars and case studies.<br />
    18. 18. To keep up to date with the work of Discovery:<br />Visit the website: http://discovery.ac.uk<br />Follow the hashtag: #ukdiscovery<br />Sign up for the newsletter on the discovery site<br />

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