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Primo at Ticer 2009 - morning session

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Primo at Ticer 2009 - morning session. By Jørgen Madsen from The Royal Library of Denmark

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Primo at Ticer 2009 - morning session

  1. 1. <ul><li>Integrated search - Primo </li></ul><ul><li>Jørgen Madsen, The Royal Library of Denmark Tilburg, July 31st 2009 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Presentation overview <ul><li>Adding new material </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichments </li></ul><ul><li>Coupling with library system (hold requests/lending) </li></ul><ul><li>Faceted search </li></ul><ul><li>User interface aspects </li></ul>
  3. 3. Adding new material <ul><li>Anything that can be harvested </li></ul><ul><li>Done using socalled ’pipes’ </li></ul><ul><li>Out-of-the-box pipes for: ALEPH, MAB, UNIMARC, DigiTool, Unicorn, Voyager, OAI, SFX, MetaLib KB, generic XML </li></ul><ul><li>Furthermore ’Deep Search’ for remote data (SRU) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Adding new material
  5. 5. Adding new material
  6. 6. Enrichments <ul><li>Book covers (Amazon, Syndetics, Google Books, selfmade generic templates) </li></ul><ul><li>Tags (from users or imported via LibraryThing) </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews (from users or imported via LibraryThing) </li></ul><ul><li>Tables of content (Syndetics) </li></ul><ul><li>Links to: Amazon online reader, WorldCat, Syndetics abstracts and excerpts, selfmade generic templates </li></ul>
  7. 7. Enrichments
  8. 8. Enrichments
  9. 9. Enrichments
  10. 10. Coupling with library system <ul><li>GetIt link from brief and full display </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time availability via webservice </li></ul><ul><li>Availability status shown (available/checked out) </li></ul><ul><li>All locations visible from brief display </li></ul><ul><li>Link to the ILS holdings screen </li></ul><ul><li>Link to ’My library card’ (borrower status) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Coupling with library system
  12. 12. Coupling with library system
  13. 13. Coupling with library system
  14. 14. Faceted search <ul><li>Facets can be defined freely based on source data </li></ul><ul><li>Facets can be placed to the right or left of results (interestingly, left increases usage) </li></ul><ul><li>Our experience: Less is more </li></ul><ul><li>We have chosen: ’Top level’, resource type, topic, creator. Language, creation date, collection, genre </li></ul><ul><li>Ordered by how users have ”voted with the mouse” </li></ul><ul><li>Facets can be used as a ’search history’ </li></ul>
  15. 15. Faceted search
  16. 16. Faceted search
  17. 17. User interface aspects <ul><li>Stylesheet based (tiles) </li></ul><ul><li>Quite flexible (within limits) </li></ul><ul><li>Thorough usability test performed by external company – adjustments made as result </li></ul><ul><li>User feedback (more than 1500). Valuable input to change things progressively </li></ul>

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