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It’s all about stuff Why it’s not just about e-books (or e-journals)  any longer.
… readers As publishers, vendors, aggregators or  librarians, our job is all about getting stuff  from authors to …
And this is how it was done, pre-internet . . .
Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Article Grey stuff small% large% tiny%
Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Article Grey stuff small% large%
Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Article Grey stuff small% large% tiny% >>>%
Meanwhile . . . Publishers, Vendors, Aggregators and Librarians were busily . . .
A&I & subject portals Publishers Library portals Content Aggregators EconLit RePEc ScienceDirect OPACs Ingenta Connect . . . linking  scholarly  Sites  for Journals and Books to create . . . . . . A scholarly information  network   of ebooks and ejournals . . . Cool!
A&I & subject portals Publishers Library portals ScienceDirect OPACs Content Aggregators . . . A ‘seamless’ service for ebooks and ejournals . . . EconLit RePEc Ingenta Connect
ScienceDirect OPACs But I want the grey stuff as well as ebooks and ejournals! . . . A ‘seamless’ service for ebooks and ejournals . . . And now you have it! Grey Stuff
ScienceDirect OPACs Networked  ebooks and ejournals Periodicals Books Working Papers Data Podcasts Grey Stuff
Podcast Very Cool! Book Article Data Working Paper File types
Issues - 1 Quality Filter Grey Stuff needs to go through a quality filter too!
Issues - 2 SupplyChain Grey Stuff needs metadata to the same standards as ebooks and ejournals.
Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Grey stuff Quality stuff (books, articles, data etc) This is why it’s all about Stuff  (and not just about ebooks or ejournals) Unfiltered Grey stuff Article large% small%
Thank you Toby Green OECD Publishing [email_address] www.OECDiLibrary.org

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It’S All About Stuff (Online Info Dec 09)

  • 1. It’s all about stuff Why it’s not just about e-books (or e-journals) any longer.
  • 2. … readers As publishers, vendors, aggregators or librarians, our job is all about getting stuff from authors to …
  • 3. And this is how it was done, pre-internet . . .
  • 4. Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Article Grey stuff small% large% tiny%
  • 5. Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Article Grey stuff small% large%
  • 6. Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Article Grey stuff small% large% tiny% >>>%
  • 7. Meanwhile . . . Publishers, Vendors, Aggregators and Librarians were busily . . .
  • 8. A&I & subject portals Publishers Library portals Content Aggregators EconLit RePEc ScienceDirect OPACs Ingenta Connect . . . linking scholarly Sites for Journals and Books to create . . . . . . A scholarly information network of ebooks and ejournals . . . Cool!
  • 9. A&I & subject portals Publishers Library portals ScienceDirect OPACs Content Aggregators . . . A ‘seamless’ service for ebooks and ejournals . . . EconLit RePEc Ingenta Connect
  • 10. ScienceDirect OPACs But I want the grey stuff as well as ebooks and ejournals! . . . A ‘seamless’ service for ebooks and ejournals . . . And now you have it! Grey Stuff
  • 11. ScienceDirect OPACs Networked ebooks and ejournals Periodicals Books Working Papers Data Podcasts Grey Stuff
  • 12. Podcast Very Cool! Book Article Data Working Paper File types
  • 13. Issues - 1 Quality Filter Grey Stuff needs to go through a quality filter too!
  • 14. Issues - 2 SupplyChain Grey Stuff needs metadata to the same standards as ebooks and ejournals.
  • 15. Quality Filter Published Object Supply Chain Discovery, Delivery Book Grey stuff Quality stuff (books, articles, data etc) This is why it’s all about Stuff (and not just about ebooks or ejournals) Unfiltered Grey stuff Article large% small%
  • 16. Thank you Toby Green OECD Publishing [email_address] www.OECDiLibrary.org