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EThOS Reflections

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EThOS Reflections

  1. 1. EThOS Reflections Sara Gould UKCoRR Members’ Meeting 27 January 2012
  2. 2. EThOS beginnings
  3. 3. Average Annual Demand = 10k Average Annual Demand = 140k To support HE through the transition from print to electronic and to expand available content via digitisation
  4. 4. EThOS - Introduction
  5. 5. EThOS - Introduction
  6. 6. EThOS – snapshot of content
  7. 7. EThOS – snapshot of use
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>First impressions: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fantastic resource for researchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on ‘supply’ of items and digitisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repositories are complex and evolving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EThOS is very complicated </li></ul></ul>EThOS – First impressions
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>Institutional membership model </li></ul></ul>EThOS – what’s happened recently?
  10. 10. EThOS – new model
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Institutional membership model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitisation workflows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dec 2011 start </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EThOS Admin – manage membership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digitisation funds management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer of records between EThOS and Primo </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harvesting </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>EThOS – what’s happened recently?
  12. 12. EThOS - Introduction
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>Institutional membership model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitisation workflows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Batch upgrades </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Third party services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embargoes, sponsors, metadata projects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>EThOS – what’s happened recently?
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>2010 – new model emerged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared service between HE and BL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on e- </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digitisation remains but now only one strand </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Respond to HE needs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EThOS Governing Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>JISC, RLUK, Sconul, BL, RCUK, UKCGE, Cranfield, DART, AHUA - and UKCoRR </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership contribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>JISC-banded </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>November 2011 start </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Member benefits </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>EThOS new membership business model
  15. 15. <ul><ul><li>Technical development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>De-bug </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linked IR content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remove the basket for downloads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allow libraries to order on behalf of students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata exposure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resource discovery services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Catalogue records </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvester and downloader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed membership model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plagiarism protection </li></ul></ul>Future thinking – 1, Stabilise
  16. 16. <ul><ul><ul><li>Raise visibility – marketing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Impact </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search function </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation </li></ul></ul></ul>Future thinking - 2, Enhance and consult Enhance and consult <ul><ul><li>Consult with members: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey, roadshows? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repository managers, library managers, document supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations to Board </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><ul><ul><li>Period of stability – know where we’re going </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implement changes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drive costs down </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term strategy from 2013 </li></ul></ul></ul>Future thinking – 3, Fit for purpose

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