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David Sherren - University of Portsmouth - Talis Aspire Digitised Content

  1. 1. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Talis Aspire Digitised Content at the University of Portsmouth   David Sherren   Map Librarian   University of Portsmouth
  2. 2. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Overview                          Background                          Our journey towards Digitised Content                          Current practice                          Problems Measuring success                          Future developments                          Questions
  3. 3. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Our journey towards Digitised Content
  4. 4. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Our journey towards Digitised Content
  5. 5. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014
  6. 6. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Current practice                                                      856 of these are live                          Delivered across about 150 different units
  7. 7. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Current practice R1241 U20666 p367-74
  8. 8. Scanning service Lecturer / Reading list manager Receive request via email No Raise request via email Others Send email request for full details No Yes Does req. include
 unit details? Does unit have 
 reading list? If long reading list forward to 
 FL/AFL to create. Yes Go to Reading list FL/AFL requests digitisations
 once RL completed Send email with unit details Is item on
 RL? No Yes No No Full & correct 
 metadata? Add/correct
 metadata Yes Search for item on catalogue Yes Is item in catalogue? Return to RL & create 
 manual bookmark Add item in correct position Locate and use ‘Add to bookmark’ tool Return to RL and add item in correct position Click ‘Request digitisation’ link
  9. 9. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Current practice
  10. 10. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Problems                          Lack of bibliographic search functionality Pick list for Library staff                          Deletion of mistakenly uploaded material Filter status to Pending REFERRED , but don’t show Copy                          A notes field would be useful Issues with image quality
  11. 11. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Problems
  12. 12. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Measuring success                          173 scans were undertaken by the Library in the last CLA reporting period up to 31 So already we have seen a 400% increase in Library scanning since the launch of Digitised Content                          Scanning process remains the same, but everything else is now about 10 times faster!
  13. 13. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Future developments Fully launch the service                          Coverage of reading lists to reach 70% of taught units by Sept (Library Strategic Service Plan) Improve our scanning hardware
  14. 14. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Future developments
  15. 15. Talis Aspire Digitised Content Workshop – Birmingham 5 March 2014 Questions   David Sherren Map Librarian University of Portsmouth david.sherren@port.ac.uk   023 9284 3655  

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