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SCIS Consultation 2013

14 November 2013
Welcome

Victoria Johnson
General Manager

Spiral, Rena Voronoff, 2007
Photo by Michael Jongen CC-by
Agenda
9.40am
10.00am
10.30am
11.00 am
11.30 am
12.15pm
12.45 pm
1.30pm
2.10pm

3.30 pm

The school perspective: Di Ruffle...
Consultation goals
• Addressing user pain
points
• Looking ahead
• Coming up with a vision
• Future proofing
Contributing
Wireless

Twitter
Today’s hashtag #scisasks
To mention SCIS @schoolscatinfo
Blog comments:
scis.edublogs.org/...
Education Services Australia

Australian
Institute for
Teaching and
School
Leadership

Australian
Curriculum
Assessment, a...
Functional view
The school library perspective

Global, St Peter’s Woodlands SA

CC-by-nc
SCIS Update 2013
Pru Mitchell, SCIS Manager

14 November 2013
SCIS team
Management
Pru Mitchell

Rachel Elliott

Cataloguing
Soula Kipos, Team Leader
Ben Chadwick, Systems
Mavis Heffer...
SCIS cataloguing team

SCIS distributed cataloguing model as at 4 Nov 2013
Achievements 2013
• Voyager system upgrade Dec 2012
• RDA
– SCIS Standards new edition
– RDA cataloguer training
– Stage 1...
Cataloguing trends
Total resources catalogued 2008-2013
52,000

50,000

48,000

46,000

44,000

42,000

40,000

38,000
200...
SCIS database
1,630,000 catalogue records
530,000 authority records
326,109 records with ScOT terms
12,708 records for e-b...
Catalogued by format 2012-13

Format of resources catalogued by SCIS 2012-13
SCIS users
• 10,500 subscribers
– 15% international
• 8 million+ catalogue records downloaded p.a.
• Z39.50 users growing ...
Resource types reported by schools
School library catalogues provide access
to learning resources for the school
community
Resourcing issues for schools
Access issues for schools
New services
Systems feedback
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beyond Z39.50: MARCXML, REST interface
improve cover image retrieval
reduce duplication ...
Questions and priorities

Hale Helpdesk by Pru CC-by
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SCIS Asks consultation 2013

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Introduction, agenda and SCIS update report for annual SCIS consultation workshop held on Thursday 14 November 2013. The consultation engages SCIS and its partners in discussion about future priorities in support of school libraries.

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SCIS Asks consultation 2013

  1. 1. SCIS Consultation 2013 14 November 2013
  2. 2. Welcome Victoria Johnson General Manager Spiral, Rena Voronoff, 2007 Photo by Michael Jongen CC-by
  3. 3. Agenda 9.40am 10.00am 10.30am 11.00 am 11.30 am 12.15pm 12.45 pm 1.30pm 2.10pm 3.30 pm The school perspective: Di Ruffles SCIS update Key issue: Identity and integration: Nick Lothian Morning tea break Future of the catalogue: Philip Hider & Alan Manifold Discussion Lunch The future of vocabularies: Ben Chadwick Project reports: resourcing the curriculum Colleen Foley & David Feighan Close
  4. 4. Consultation goals • Addressing user pain points • Looking ahead • Coming up with a vision • Future proofing
  5. 5. Contributing Wireless Twitter Today’s hashtag #scisasks To mention SCIS @schoolscatinfo Blog comments: scis.edublogs.org/tag/scis-asks Facebook: facebook.com/schoolscatinfo
  6. 6. Education Services Australia Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Australian Curriculum Assessment, and Reporting Authority AITSL ACARA Education Services Australia ESA
  7. 7. Functional view
  8. 8. The school library perspective Global, St Peter’s Woodlands SA CC-by-nc
  9. 9. SCIS Update 2013 Pru Mitchell, SCIS Manager 14 November 2013
  10. 10. SCIS team Management Pru Mitchell Rachel Elliott Cataloguing Soula Kipos, Team Leader Ben Chadwick, Systems Mavis Heffernan & Julie Styles, Cataloguers Professional support & Communications Michael Jongen Meelee Soorkia Project support Natasha Campbell Customer Service Louise Ellis Laura Armstrong
  11. 11. SCIS cataloguing team SCIS distributed cataloguing model as at 4 Nov 2013
  12. 12. Achievements 2013 • Voyager system upgrade Dec 2012 • RDA – SCIS Standards new edition – RDA cataloguer training – Stage 1 implementation 1 July 2013 • E-book routines • Educational Lending Right project • Professional learning & engagement
  13. 13. Cataloguing trends Total resources catalogued 2008-2013 52,000 50,000 48,000 46,000 44,000 42,000 40,000 38,000 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 (Jan-13 Nov)
  14. 14. SCIS database 1,630,000 catalogue records 530,000 authority records 326,109 records with ScOT terms 12,708 records for e-books 10,000 records for educational websites 134 records for apps book cover images 1 Nov 2013 statistics
  15. 15. Catalogued by format 2012-13 Format of resources catalogued by SCIS 2012-13
  16. 16. SCIS users • 10,500 subscribers – 15% international • 8 million+ catalogue records downloaded p.a. • Z39.50 users growing steadily • customer service: phone, email, web form
  17. 17. Resource types reported by schools
  18. 18. School library catalogues provide access to learning resources for the school community
  19. 19. Resourcing issues for schools
  20. 20. Access issues for schools
  21. 21. New services
  22. 22. Systems feedback • • • • • • • • beyond Z39.50: MARCXML, REST interface improve cover image retrieval reduce duplication between SCIS and ScOT bring back the visual thesaurus authority files as standard bulk download service for updating catalogues publish popular purchase lists, top downloads keep the GMD!
  23. 23. Questions and priorities Hale Helpdesk by Pru CC-by

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