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Discovery Beyond Google

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Discovery Beyond Google

  1. 1. Dis c overy Beyond Google  S oc iety for S c holarly Publis hing M y 0– Jn 1 2 1 a3 ue , 0 2 Lettie Y. C onrad Ma a , On e P odu Ma a n ger lin r ct n gemen t S AGE Public ations Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  2. 2. Is there discovery beyond Google?● What is discoverability?● Why do we care?● What are we going to do about it?Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  3. 3. Discoverability (working definition):Scholars’ capacity to locate relevantcontent in the scholarly corpus as neededto advance research and other creativeactivity at appropriate points in theacademic workflow.Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  4. 4. Discovery – why it’s a buzz● Information overload● Distractions abound● Limited use of library● Dominance of Google, Wikipedia, etc.● Usage metrics drive sales● Discovery drives usageSociety for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  5. 5. Discovery strategiesOpen web search Institutional search● Creative linking ● Metadata building ● Widgets● Open data ● Training● Semantic enrichment ● Usability testingSociety for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  6. 6. Improving the Discoverability of ScholarlyContent in the Twenty-First Century ● Best practices ● Challenges ● Opportunities ● Recommendations / observations Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  7. 7. Cross-sector Interviews ● Scholarly publishers ● Published authors ● Search engine developers, database providers, A&I ● Electronic Resource Management (ERM) and Integrated Library System (ILS) vendors ● Leaders in library discovery Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  8. 8. Published Studies from Europe, USA,Asia, & Australia Aymonin, D., et a B r lisic, dema d t e impos ible: Compa is of 4dis er l., e ea t n h s r on cov y toolsu in r l da a a t e E F L a y T cn aR p r Ėc lP leh iq e s g ea t t h P L ibr r . eh icl e ot o o t n u , e yc Fd rld L ua n , S it rn , D cm e 1 , 2 1 . ė ė a e a sn e wz l d ee b r 9 0 1 e ea C ai, H., et a Ef te p rah s ote vl tn n sl tn f d c vr l. fc a po c e t h ea a a d e c o a isoey e iv u io e io to IIA L 1Po ed g o te 3h t n tn lo f e c o A iap cic o lnC D 1 rce in s fh 1 t ine a ac n rn e n s - aif . r io e d it lrrsf c lrleit e ko l g d sm a n a df ue ra n iga ibaie: o uuah r g , n w d e ise in t , n u r cet , l r t a e io t io S rg r el , 2 1 .  pin e- rg 0 1 V a Howard, D., & ie rn sC C lr so k L rrn’ rs o s t wbsa W ba d , . uue h c: ibaia s ep ne o e cl t e sac . 2 1 A I Iom tn n e o f e c, A s a L rr a dIom tn erh 0 1 L n r a O l C n rn e ut l ibay n n r a A f io in e ria f io A sc tn Fbu r 2 1 .  so ia , e ray 0 1 io Pradhan, D. R., et a S ac in o le eo re in e d c vr e vo m nsA l., erh g n rsucs n w isoey nirn e t in : s t o teateie . 8 inen tn l A IE , G a n esyI ia M rh 0 1 t e fh - rrv w t t a aC L R o U ivr , n , ac 2 1 . a- - h r io B it d IF IN TC nr, A m d b d G ja I ia N L E e t h e a a , u rt n . B e a , d Vaughan, J . W bsa d c vr wa a dwy L a y T n e cl isoey h t n h? ibr r ech olog R e : y epors4 ( , t 7 1 Jn ay 0 1 51 . au r 2 1 ) - 1, Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  9. 9. Symbiotic (but disrupted) Ecosystem ● Librarians manage institutional discovery ● Publishers disseminate work ● Libraries’ vendors connect to content ● Publishers’ vendors supply platforms Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  10. 10. Improved Discovery Requires ● Cross- sector strategies ● Discovery tools ● Detailed indexing ● Seamless identification Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  11. 11. Conversation Starters● Best practices for online product design● Open, standardized approaches to data● Understand researcher needs / user behavior● Revisit how business is done to best serve users Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  12. 12. Conversations Underway ● NISO Open Discovery Initiative ● ORCHID, JATS, PIE-J, etc. ● Libraries at Webscale, OCLC January 2012 ● Chicago Collaborative ● SSP’s Annual Meeting! Society for Scholarly Publishing, Annual Meeting 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC

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