Next Generation Library
Management Systems: Acquisitions
& eResource Functionality -- WMS
Rene J. Erlandson
ALA Annual 201...
What is WMS?
•Staff side of the OCLC cloud based
discovery platform
WMS / WCL / License Manager
•August 2012, "Live" March...
University of Nebraska Omaha
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Metropolitan University
15,000 students
Criss Library and UNO-Kaneko Library
1.2M vo...
Looking for?
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Staff side
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Streamline processes

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Increase efficiencies

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Improve e-resource control

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Flexible/O...
Results?
Workflow & Organizational Changes
 Previous ILS reflected paper ACQ processes of 20 years ago
 Hard look at "wh...
Acquisitions
 No historical order data migrates
 Add Vendors *
 Add fund codes
 Add Budgets
 Determine order naming a...
e-Resource Data
 Managed in the KnowledgeBase (KB) & License Manager
 Gather vendor-supplied admin user names and passwo...
WMS/WCL
ACQ & eResource Advantages
 Fully integrated search results for patrons
 Global shared database
 Maximize effic...
Rene Erlandson
University of Nebraska Omaha

rerlandson@unomaha.edu
Add Vendor
Order Name & Order # Conventions
License Manager
License Record
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These slides are from the ALCTS Acquisitions Managers and Vendors Interest Group panel discussion at ALA Annual 2013 in Chicago, IL. The slides highlight functions of OCLCs WorldShare Management System (WMS).

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Next Generation Library Management Systems: Acquisitions & eResource Functionality--WMS

  1. 1. Next Generation Library Management Systems: Acquisitions & eResource Functionality -- WMS Rene J. Erlandson ALA Annual 2013– ALCTS Acquisitions Managers and Vendors Interest Group Sunday, June 30, 2013 1:00-2:30 MCP-E351
  2. 2. What is WMS? •Staff side of the OCLC cloud based discovery platform WMS / WCL / License Manager •August 2012, "Live" March 1, 2013
  3. 3. University of Nebraska Omaha • • • • Metropolitan University 15,000 students Criss Library and UNO-Kaneko Library 1.2M volumes
  4. 4. Looking for?  Staff side  Streamline processes  Increase efficiencies  Improve e-resource control  Flexible/Open system  Partnership  Buffet vs. Al a Carte  Patrons first  ILS/metasearch  Other libraries  Improve integration of e-resources  User friendly  No more “where do I go”  Easy to navigate  Access to global community  Access to librarians within the system
  5. 5. Results? Workflow & Organizational Changes  Previous ILS reflected paper ACQ processes of 20 years ago  Hard look at "why"  This system is a global system  Cataloging is done at the point of order  Acquisitions/Cataloging 7 to 3  Implemented DDA/PDA at the same time.  Seamless  Highly successful
  6. 6. Acquisitions  No historical order data migrates  Add Vendors *  Add fund codes  Add Budgets  Determine order naming and numbering conventions*
  7. 7. e-Resource Data  Managed in the KnowledgeBase (KB) & License Manager  Gather vendor-supplied admin user names and passwords  Multiple avenues for populating the Knowledgebase:  PubGet <pubget.com>  Manually add collections  Use KBART to upload multiple collections
  8. 8. WMS/WCL ACQ & eResource Advantages  Fully integrated search results for patrons  Global shared database  Maximize efficiency  Partnerships with publishers and vendors.  General info updated  eResource data updated globally  eBook loads done weekly/biweekly
  9. 9. Rene Erlandson University of Nebraska Omaha rerlandson@unomaha.edu
  10. 10. Add Vendor
  11. 11. Order Name & Order # Conventions
  12. 12. License Manager
  13. 13. License Record

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