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Come One, Come All:
Building a Community for the
Global Open Knowledgebase
Kristen Wilson
NCSU Libraries
ER&L / February 2...
Presentation Agenda
 Project overview and quick demo
 Partnership stories
 Next steps
 Questions
GOKb is…
a freely available, community-
managed data repository that will
contain key publication information
about electr...
Value Proposition for GOKb
Solving problems across the industry
 Duplication of effort
 Data quality issues1
 Untanglin...
Current Supply Chain
KB A KB B KB C
lib 1 lib 2 lib 3 lib 4 lib 5 lib 6
Publisher A Publisher B Publisher C
Project Time Line
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GOKb and KB+
collaborate on data
model
Funded by Mellon
Foundation & Kuali...
GOKb Partners
Quick demo
 http://gokb.kuali.org/gokb
Why Stories?
 Evolving and shaping an iterative
conversation
 Getting input from the community
 Keeping the momentum go...
Project Partners: NCSU &
Chicago
The story: how do we do it?
OLE Partners: Lehigh, Duke,
Rutgers
The story: how can we help?
Project Partners: Jisc
The story: integration and feedback
Publisher Partners: TBD
The story: fixing data at the source
Publisher A Publisher B Publisher C
KBART
Vendor Partners: TBD
The story: solving industry-wide
problems
Publisher A Publisher B Publisher C
KB A KB B KB C
lib 4
li...
Next steps
 Hire GOKb editor
 Continue training existing partners
 Pull in suggestions from the larger
community
 Work...
QUESTIONS?
HTTP://GOKB.ORG
Thank you!
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Come One, Come All: Building a Community for the Global Open Knowledgebase

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Presented by Kristen Wilson at the Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference on February 23, 2015.

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Come One, Come All: Building a Community for the Global Open Knowledgebase

  1. 1. Come One, Come All: Building a Community for the Global Open Knowledgebase Kristen Wilson NCSU Libraries ER&L / February 23, 2015
  2. 2. Presentation Agenda  Project overview and quick demo  Partnership stories  Next steps  Questions
  3. 3. GOKb is… a freely available, community- managed data repository that will contain key publication information about electronic resources as it is represented within the supply chain from content publishers to suppliers to libraries.
  4. 4. Value Proposition for GOKb Solving problems across the industry  Duplication of effort  Data quality issues1  Untangling data and software 1Hill, K. & Collins, M. (2013, June 6-9). Building a Better Knowledgebase: A Community Perspective. Presented at the NASIG Annual Meeting in Buffalo, NY.
  5. 5. Current Supply Chain KB A KB B KB C lib 1 lib 2 lib 3 lib 4 lib 5 lib 6 Publisher A Publisher B Publisher C
  6. 6. Project Time Line 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 GOKb and KB+ collaborate on data model Funded by Mellon Foundation & Kuali OLE Partnership Proof of Concept Release Partner Release Public preview and Phase 2 Mellon funding Community development New partners Enhanced functionaity
  7. 7. GOKb Partners
  8. 8. Quick demo  http://gokb.kuali.org/gokb
  9. 9. Why Stories?  Evolving and shaping an iterative conversation  Getting input from the community  Keeping the momentum going
  10. 10. Project Partners: NCSU & Chicago The story: how do we do it?
  11. 11. OLE Partners: Lehigh, Duke, Rutgers The story: how can we help?
  12. 12. Project Partners: Jisc The story: integration and feedback
  13. 13. Publisher Partners: TBD The story: fixing data at the source Publisher A Publisher B Publisher C KBART
  14. 14. Vendor Partners: TBD The story: solving industry-wide problems Publisher A Publisher B Publisher C KB A KB B KB C lib 4 lib 5 lib 6 lib 4 lib 5 lib 6 KBART KBART KBART
  15. 15. Next steps  Hire GOKb editor  Continue training existing partners  Pull in suggestions from the larger community  Work with new partners
  16. 16. QUESTIONS? HTTP://GOKB.ORG Thank you!

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