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Getting the Most out of CORAL

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OVGTSL 2016 Presentation on CORAL

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Getting the Most out of CORAL

  1. 1. Introduction and Agenda ● Brief History of ERM Systems ● General Information About CORAL ● Literature Review ● Tour of CORAL Modules ● CORAL at East Carolina University ● Conclusion: Getting the Most
  2. 2. Brief History of ERM systems ● Open Source options such as CORAL and ERMes ● Vendor provided solutions from ExLibris, Proquest, Innovative, etc. ● Home-grown systems based on Drupal, Access, Google Sites, and other content management systems ● Spreadsheets, email archives, and paper files ● A combination of options listed above
  3. 3. About CORAL ● What is CORAL ● Why was it developed ● How is it managed ● Webpage: http://coral-erm.org/ ● Partnership with SirsiDynix BlueCloud ● CORAL 2.0 Changes
  4. 4. Literature Review ● Langhurst, Andrea and Xan Arch, "License Management: Making it Fun and Flexible with CORAL” in Anything Goes: Charleston Conference Proceedings, 2010, ed. Beth R. Bernhardt, Leah H. Hinds (Charleston, SC: Against the Grain Press, 2011). ○ Notre Dame ○ Stanford University
  5. 5. Literature Review ● Andrea Langhurst, Stacey Marien, and Kari Schmidt, “Beyond Implementation: Making Your ERMS Work for You” in Accentuate the Positive!: Charleston Conference Proceedings, 2012, ed. Beth R. Bernhardt, Leah H. Hinds, and Katina P. Strauch (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2012). ○ Notre Dame ○ American University
  6. 6. Literature Review ● Eric Hartnett et al., “Charting a Course Through CORAL: Texas A&M University Libraries’ Experience Implementing an Open-Source Electronic Resources Management System,” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 25, no. 1 (2013): 16-38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/194112 6X.2013.760402. ○ Texas A&M University Libraries “CORAL has allowed TAMU Libraries' electronic resources management to shift from a distributed environment to one that is more coordinated, open, and transparent and enables staff across the organisation to play a more significant role in the electronic resources life cycle.” p.304
  7. 7. Literature Review ● Andrea Imre, Eric Hartnett, and C. Derrik Hiatt, “CORAL: Implementing an Open-Source ERM System,” The Serials Librarian 64, no. 1-4 (2013): 224, accessed September 15, 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0361 526X. 2013.760414. ○ Southern Illinois University, Carbondale ○ Texas A&M University ○ Wake Forest
  8. 8. Literature Review ● Andrea Imre, Steve Oberg and Scott Vieira, The Future is Flexible, Extensible, and Community-Based: Stories of Successful Electronic Resources Management. NASIG 2015 Conference presentation. ○ Southern Illinois University, Carbondale ○ Wheaton College ○ Rice University
  9. 9. CORAL-Novel Implementations ● A-Z database public interfaces ● Use for Institutional Repository permissions ● Mobile device optimized A-Z list from data extracted from CORAL
  10. 10. CORAL-Tour ● Can sign up for a login to access site demo http://coraldemo.library.tamu.edu/
  11. 11. CORAL-Resources Quick Facts ● Customizable ● Many search and sort options are available ● Ability to set up workflows with alerts and individual workflow management tools ● Fully integrates with other CORAL modules
  12. 12. CORAL-Resources (Admin-Workflow)
  13. 13. CORAL-Resources (Admin-Workflow) Slide from: Andrea Imre, The future is flexible extensible and community-based: CORAL ERM at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, http://www.slideshare.net/NASIG/the-future-is-flexible-extensible-and-communitybased-coral-erm-at-southern- illinois-university-carbondale/4
  14. 14. CORAL-Resources (Admin-Workflow) Andrea Langhurst, Stacey Marien, and Kari Schmidt, “Beyond Implementation: Making Your ERMS Work for You” in Accentuate the Positive!: Charleston Conference Proceedings, 2012, ed. Beth R. Bernhardt, Leah H. Hinds, and Katina P. Strauch (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2012).
  15. 15. CORAL-Licensing Quick Facts ● Customizable ● Many search and sort options are available ● Can choose which license terms to track (Expressions) ● Licensing Expression Tool Add-on works with link resolvers to display information about specific resources ● Fully integrates with other CORAL modules
  16. 16. CORAL-Organizations Quick Facts ● Customizable ● Many search and sort options are available ● Parent/Child relationship feature simplifies complex vendor/provider relationships ● Fully integrates with other CORAL modules
  17. 17. CORAL-Usage Quick Facts ● Accepts COUNTER or COUNTER-like formats ● Import statistics manually or import via SUSHI ● Can be programed to highlight outlier stats ● Usage Reports add-on feature allows staff to run reports ● Fully integrates with other CORAL modules
  18. 18. CORAL-Management Quick Facts ● Customizable ● Stores policies, workflows, or other administrative information in one location
  19. 19. CORAL-Add-on Features ● Expressions Tool ○ Interfaces with OpenURL to provide license information in link resolver menus ● Usage Statistics Reports ● Public Interface Generator ○ Allows data from CORAL to feed dynamically generated public-facing websites ○ Mobile site development ● Calendar Feature and Update Tracking in Licensing Module
  20. 20. CORAL at East Carolina University ● CORAL was implemented in stages ○ Prior to June of 2015 the Organizations and Licensing modules were implemented ○ Resource module was implemented in Fall of 2015 ○ Usage module implementation began in late Fall and is ongoing ○ Investigate the implementation of the Management module in Summer 2016 ○ Implement Workflows for trial resources in Summer 2016 ○ Plan to implement public interface for the Expressions tool in Spring 2017
  21. 21. CORAL at East Carolina University ● How did we determine implementation priorities ○ Listened to Requests for information from outside of the department ■ ILL Restrictions ■ Data Mining ■ Accessibility ■ Usage Statistics for external reports ■ Usage statistics for internal informational needs ○ Identified problem areas in workflows ■ Keeping track of all the necessary steps for trial databases ■ Keeping track of SERU agreements
  22. 22. CORAL at East Carolina University Benefits ● Much easier to find license agreements ● More people are involved in electronic resource management ○ Formerly print focused staff ○ Student assistants ● Transitions are much smoother when faculty take new positions
  23. 23. Getting the Most ● Define what “Getting the Most” means to you ● Review the challenges and triumphs of others ● Create a plan ● Collaborate

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