Who’s Currently Using IDS Search?<br />
IDS Statistics<br />34 Million volumes with roughly 60 active libraries (Will be closer to 40 Million by the end of the Ye...
2010 IDS Statistics<br />For 9/1/2010 – 12/31/2010<br />Borrowing Volume– 89,000+ total ILL requests<br />53,000 of these ...
Why IDS Search?<br />The IDS Search Team set out to develop a discovery tool with the following three goals:<br />Use data...
IDS Search increases resource sharing<br />Impact at SUNY Oswego and SUNY Buffalo State: <br />68% increase at Oswego in a...
IDS Search Under the Hood<br />Open URL<br />IDS Search Interface<br />ILL system<br />Yahoo<br />Spell Check<br />Result<...
The complex family of technologies behind IDS Search provide a tool that is simple and easy to use.<br />
IDS Search Core Functions<br />Searches Worldcat Bibliographic and Holdings data<br />Real time circulation status check i...
IDS Search User Friendly Features<br />Search Scoping (My Library, IDS, Worldwide)<br />Citation Tools<br />Spell check<br...
The IDS Search interface is simple and elegant with progressive disclosure of features at the point of need.<br />
IDS Search promotes both local collections and resource sharing.<br />
The “Find in” features takes searches from IDS Search into local collections, vendor databases, and web resources.<br />
If searches do not return results, IDS Search automatically expands the search using the Autosearch Feature.<br />
The spell check feature lets users know they have misspelled a word and provides an easy way to search again with the corr...
“Cite This” provides citations for major citation styles.<br />
Google Books Previews are linked and embedded throughout results.<br />
IDS Search has undergone extensive usability testing in its development process.<br />IDS Search was beta tested in 2009 b...
IDS Search usability studies are using advanced equipment and techniques.<br />Photographs by William Jones III<br />
IDS Search’s default interface has been heavily tested and refined using multiple methods.<br />Photographs by William Jon...
Eye Tracking studies focus on important features of IDS Search such as Google Preview.<br />
Usability tests and user input have led to continuous interface improvements.<br />
The IDS Search dashboard provides:<br /><ul><li>Easy to use customization options
Simple to use statistics package on usage and features.</li></li></ul><li>Customize the appearance of the search and brand...
The Dashboard will create custom search boxes that you can copy and paste into library webpages to promote your catalog.<b...
Easily customize what features of  IDS Search you use and how they work.<br />
Customization Examples: Oswego<br />
Customization Examples: Brockport<br />
Customization Examples: TC3<br />
Easy to run reports provide graphs and tables on how much IDS Search is used.<br />
All user input into IDS Search is recorded and presented in an easy to understand format that can be shared with all staff...
Reports such as the hourly usage report which identifies high and low use times offer built in analysis tools.<br />
The IDS search development team regularly incorporates feedback into the development process.<br />Examples include:<br />...
Minimal staff set up time or ongoing maintenance is needed for IDS Search.<br /><ul><li>Set up IDS Search within a few hours.
IDS Search is fully hosted with updates and maintenance by IDS Search team.</li></li></ul><li>IDS Search Developer session...
IDS Search is reliably hosted at no cost to member libraries. <br /><ul><li>IDS Search is hosted on a robust commercial se...
IDS Search has received 2 million hits so far, with almost no down time.</li></li></ul><li>How Do I Get Started?<br />Get ...
Learn More about IDS Search<br />IDS Search Blog <br /> http://idssearch.wordpress.com/<br />IDS Search Site<br />	http://...
The IDS Search team is made up of developers, public services librarians, and administrators from across SUNY, CUNY, and I...
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  • Move to “Why an IDS Search?”
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  • FunctionalTell the story about the development process
  • How developedTesting is an integral part of continuous development process.
  • Image on left tracks eye movements, and image on right shows how users move through the interface.
  • Image on left is the station used for testing, and the image on the right is the monitoring station where researchers see gather what test subjects are doing.
  • The important thing to note on this page is that users weren’t finding the Google Preview in as high percentages as we had hoped, so we’re incorporating this into our future development.
  • Dashboard, customization
  • Stress that you can turn off features such as Autosearch, and can change what the buttons say.
  • CustomizationFor each interface, use red arrows for each changed, and then blow out the graphic for each slide.
  • Dashboard, Customization3 slides
  • Use this statement:All user input is recorded and presented in an easy to understand format.
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  • IDS Search Presentation to CUNY Libraries

    1. 1.
    2. 2. Who’s Currently Using IDS Search?<br />
    3. 3. IDS Statistics<br />34 Million volumes with roughly 60 active libraries (Will be closer to 40 Million by the end of the Year) <br />
    4. 4. 2010 IDS Statistics<br />For 9/1/2010 – 12/31/2010<br />Borrowing Volume– 89,000+ total ILL requests<br />53,000 of these requests filled within member libraries (60%)<br />Article Borrowing requests; 55% delivered to user within 24 Hours; 78% delivered within 48 hours<br />
    5. 5. Why IDS Search?<br />The IDS Search Team set out to develop a discovery tool with the following three goals:<br />Use data from Worldcat to seach both local and IDS-wide collections simultaneously<br />Enhance resource sharing within the IDS Project<br />Provide a simple and powerful user experience.<br />
    6. 6. IDS Search increases resource sharing<br />Impact at SUNY Oswego and SUNY Buffalo State: <br />68% increase at Oswego in a 1 year period (3,593 to 6,071)<br />95% increase at Buff State in a 6 mo. period (526 to 1024)<br />
    7. 7. IDS Search Under the Hood<br />Open URL<br />IDS Search Interface<br />ILL system<br />Yahoo<br />Spell Check<br />Result<br />Facets<br />IDS Search Application<br />Google Books<br />Preview<br />Item Availability<br />In JSON or XML<br />Worldcat Result <br />Set in Marcxml<br />Related<br />Subjects<br />Worldcat Search API<br />IDS Search <br />Availability Service<br />z39.50<br />Server<br />OCLC Bibliographic Data<br />OCLC Holdings Data<br />ILS Database<br />
    8. 8. The complex family of technologies behind IDS Search provide a tool that is simple and easy to use.<br />
    9. 9. IDS Search Core Functions<br />Searches Worldcat Bibliographic and Holdings data<br />Real time circulation status check in local library ILS system (Aleph, Voyager, Innovative)<br />Link search results directly to ILL Request System via OpenURL<br />
    10. 10. IDS Search User Friendly Features<br />Search Scoping (My Library, IDS, Worldwide)<br />Citation Tools<br />Spell check<br />RSS feeds<br />Search limits (format, language, etc.)<br />Autosearch<br />Google Books Previews<br />Custom Contextual links to other seach tools<br />
    11. 11. The IDS Search interface is simple and elegant with progressive disclosure of features at the point of need.<br />
    12. 12. IDS Search promotes both local collections and resource sharing.<br />
    13. 13. The “Find in” features takes searches from IDS Search into local collections, vendor databases, and web resources.<br />
    14. 14. If searches do not return results, IDS Search automatically expands the search using the Autosearch Feature.<br />
    15. 15. The spell check feature lets users know they have misspelled a word and provides an easy way to search again with the correct word.<br />
    16. 16. “Cite This” provides citations for major citation styles.<br />
    17. 17. Google Books Previews are linked and embedded throughout results.<br />
    18. 18. IDS Search has undergone extensive usability testing in its development process.<br />IDS Search was beta tested in 2009 by several libraries, with extensive feedback sessions from librarians and staff.<br />IDS Search was tested in 2009 and 2010 by a usability team at University of Rochester.<br />In 2010, researchers at SUNY Geneseo conducted usability testing using eye tracking software and eye movement miscue analysis (EMMA).<br />Further eye tracking studies are planned for April 2011.<br />
    19. 19. IDS Search usability studies are using advanced equipment and techniques.<br />Photographs by William Jones III<br />
    20. 20. IDS Search’s default interface has been heavily tested and refined using multiple methods.<br />Photographs by William Jones III<br />
    21. 21. Eye Tracking studies focus on important features of IDS Search such as Google Preview.<br />
    22. 22. Usability tests and user input have led to continuous interface improvements.<br />
    23. 23. The IDS Search dashboard provides:<br /><ul><li>Easy to use customization options
    24. 24. Simple to use statistics package on usage and features.</li></li></ul><li>Customize the appearance of the search and brand it with your logo in a matter of minutes.<br />
    25. 25. The Dashboard will create custom search boxes that you can copy and paste into library webpages to promote your catalog.<br />
    26. 26. Easily customize what features of IDS Search you use and how they work.<br />
    27. 27. Customization Examples: Oswego<br />
    28. 28. Customization Examples: Brockport<br />
    29. 29. Customization Examples: TC3<br />
    30. 30. Easy to run reports provide graphs and tables on how much IDS Search is used.<br />
    31. 31. All user input into IDS Search is recorded and presented in an easy to understand format that can be shared with all staff.<br />
    32. 32. Reports such as the hourly usage report which identifies high and low use times offer built in analysis tools.<br />
    33. 33. The IDS search development team regularly incorporates feedback into the development process.<br />Examples include:<br />Custom library groups<br />Custom Links to other search tools (local catalog, databases, etc.)<br />Custom search limiters<br />What features do you need?<br />
    34. 34. Minimal staff set up time or ongoing maintenance is needed for IDS Search.<br /><ul><li>Set up IDS Search within a few hours.
    35. 35. IDS Search is fully hosted with updates and maintenance by IDS Search team.</li></li></ul><li>IDS Search Developer sessions at conferences and meetings give opportunities to set up your search.<br />Upcoming Conferences:<br />SUNYLA (June 15-17 2011 at SUNY Plattsburgh)<br />IDS Conference (August 1-3 2011 at Albany College of Law)<br />Any ideas for CUNY conferences?<br />
    36. 36. IDS Search is reliably hosted at no cost to member libraries. <br /><ul><li>IDS Search is hosted on a robust commercial server.
    37. 37. IDS Search has received 2 million hits so far, with almost no down time.</li></li></ul><li>How Do I Get Started?<br />Get Worldcat API Key<br />Contact IDS Search Team<br />Customize Look and Feel<br />Insert IDS Search on your library home page<br />
    38. 38. Learn More about IDS Search<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 />
    39. 39. The IDS Search team is made up of developers, public services librarians, and administrators from across SUNY, CUNY, and IDS.<br />Mike Curtis (Manager) – SUNY Upstate Medical<br />Nathan Fixler – SUNY Office of Library and Information Services<br />Mike Mulligan – SUNY Upstate Medical<br />Cyril Oberlander – SUNY Geneseo<br />Shannon Pritting – SUNY Oswego<br />Kevin Reiss – CUNY Office of Library Services<br />Ed Rivenburgh – IDS Project Director<br />Adam Traub – Rochester Institute of Technology<br />

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