Ids search presentation

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Introduction to the IDS Search Project.

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Ids search presentation

  1. 1. Enhanced Resource Sharing<br />Simple and Powerful User and Librarian Experience<br />Designed and Tested for Usability<br />IDS Search Team: <br />Mike Curtis, Search Team Manager; Nathan Fixler; Mike Mulligan; Cyril Oberlander; Shannon Pritting; Kevin Reiss; Ed Rivenburgh; Adam Traub<br />
  2. 2. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />One click integration with ILLIAD orAleph Title Request Option from the results list.<br />User friendly Resource Sharing<br />
  3. 3. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />Get local information from ILS and link to ILL functions. <br />Promote Local, Consortial, and Worldwide Collections<br />
  4. 4. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />IDS Search can be the library’s only catalog, consolidating the local opac, the union catalog, and Worldcat. Users change libraries and catalogs easily in one interface.<br />Worldwide <br />Union Catalog <br />Local OPAC <br />
  5. 5. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />Custom Links/ “Find in” takes searches from IDS Search into local collections, vendor databases, and web resources.<br />Promote Local, Consortial, and Worldwide Collections<br />
  6. 6. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />IDS Search has undergone extensive usability testing in its development process.<br />IDS Search was tested in 2009 by a usability team at University of Rochester.<br />In 2010, researchers at SUNY Geneseo will conduct usability testing using eye tracking software and eye movement miscue analysis (EMMA).<br />Focus on User Experience<br />
  7. 7. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />IDS Search is easy to implement and customize to fit your website and your library.<br />Advanced CSS customization is also available.<br />Easy Set Up and Integration with Web Presence<br />
  8. 8. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />Features such as search builder help libraries promote their catalog with easily generated and embedded code for the IDS Search box.<br />Easy to Set Up and Promote<br />
  9. 9. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />Easy to run reports provide data on usage, and also tell you what features are being used.<br />Reports can be run for a week, month, or year.<br />Easy Tools for Librarians to Evaluate and Use IDS Search<br />
  10. 10. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />IDS Search is user-centered, promoting the features that usability testing showed users want and utilize most as prominent features.<br />Focus on User Experience<br />
  11. 11. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />IDS Search offers user friendly features found in search engines and library databases such as spell check and auto search for zero results.<br />Auto search can also be turned off at the local level if desired.<br />Focus on User Experience<br />
  12. 12. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />Features such as Google Books Preview, citation generators, and a stable url for the book help users evaluate resources and organize research.<br />Focus on User Experience<br />
  13. 13. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />Who’s Currently Using IDS Search?<br />http://search.idsproject.org/<br />Promote Local, Consortial, and Worldwide Collections<br />
  14. 14. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />IDS Search Resources:<br />IDS Search Blog <br />http://idssearch.wordpress.com/<br />IDS Search Site<br /> http://idsproject.org/Tools/IDSSearch.aspx<br />IDS Search Listserv http://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/idssearch-l<br />Continuously Improving the User Experience<br />
  15. 15. An easy to use catalog that promotes resource sharing.<br />How Do I Get Started?<br />Get Worldcat API Key<br />Contact Kevin Reiss at OLS<br />Customize Look and Feel<br />Insert on your webpage<br />Easy to Implement <br />

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