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  • McDreamy OPAC, Updated for 2009

    1. 1. McDreamy OPAC: Creating a Vision for Next Generation Search Tools
    2. 2. Is McDreamy the missing link? YES!
    3. 3. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Enriched content. DECOUPLED. Customize. Web Integration.
    4. 4. <ul><li>Get into the </li></ul><ul><li>driver’s seat! </li></ul><ul><li>(On a dark and stormy night!) </li></ul>PHOTO CREDIT: J.J. Verhoef, Flickr.
    5. 5. The Search Discovery Platform: A Visual Representation
    6. 6. PHOTO CREDIT: Kevin Dooley, Flickr. Clouds WEATHER WARNING: No two clouds are exactly alike. (Discovery vs Refinement)
    7. 7. Opposites Aquabrower > Discover Encore > Refine
    8. 8. PHOTO CREDIT: Stuck in Customs, Flickr. Relevance
    9. 9. PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Parrott, Flickr. Tagging
    10. 10. PHOTO CREDIT: Bern@t, Flickr. Harvesting
    11. 11. PHOTO CREDIT: Annetta82, Flickr. Facets
    12. 12. Marketplace Explosion <ul><li>The Search Discovery Market </li></ul>
    13. 13. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Endeca, ProFind. NC State . WorldCatLocal, OCLC. Washington State University . AquaBrowser, MediaLab Solutions. Queens Public & Columbus Metropolitan . Encore, III. Westerville Public Library . Primo, ExLibris. Vanderbilt U . The Founders (before 2007):
    14. 14. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Enterprise, SirsiDynix. San Diego Public Library . Destiny Quest, Follett. Creekview HS in GA . LS2 PAC, TLC. Terrebonne Public Library , LA. The New Dependent Kids (2008): VTLS, Visualizer.
    15. 15. Jessi Crim-Weithman, Associate Director of Support Services. Westerville Public Library. westervillelibrary .org Ann Arbor Public Library . III wrapped in Drupal. University-Funded open source projects: Solrpac, Miami U . VUFind, Villanova U . Blacklight, U of Virginia Polaris’s PowerPAC . Koha, LibLime. Athens Co Public Library . The Ones to Watch:
    16. 16. The Three Step Program on Developing a Vision for Search
    17. 17. Play, play, play! Go spend an hour on Amazon, followed by half an hour on Flickr, followed by…. (you get the idea!)
    18. 18. <ul><li>Make friends </li></ul><ul><li>with a cataloger </li></ul><ul><li>Data is powerful! </li></ul>
    19. 19. Go work the reference desk Get to know the users!
    20. 20. Ten Trends to Watch
    21. 21. It’s a Go, Go World WorldCat Mobile: www.worldcat.org/m (Find a WorldCat library near you …)
    22. 22. Voice to Search SpinVox www.spinvox.com Converts spoken word to text Applications: Voicemail, Blogging, Texting, Memos, etc.
    23. 23. Visual Pattern Recognition Snaptell www.snaptell.com A marketing spin, but potential for libraries is unlimited.
    24. 24. Face Recognition Search Riya beta: Visual Search www.riya.com Sophisticated person recognition software.
    25. 25. Social Search StumbleUpon www.stumbleupon.com Recommends websites you might like based on your recommendations, people you like and identified interests. {Amazon model}
    26. 26. FRBR Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records Amazon gets it! Library Thing gets it, too!
    27. 27. Deliverable Content <ul><ul><li>Searching isn’t just for fun! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No really, it isn’t! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NetFlix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kindle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eReader iPhone </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Widgets DEFINED: a portable chunk of code that can be installed and executed within any separate HTML-based web page by an end user without requiring additional compilation.
    29. 29. Share
    30. 30. Enriched Content <ul><li>Syndetics ICE </li></ul><ul><li>Library Thing for Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Video Detective </li></ul><ul><li>Brodart’s Web Links </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr APIs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Books! </li></ul><ul><li>books.google.com </li></ul>
    31. 31. Influence your vendor <ul><li>Before you sign </li></ul><ul><li>Development partner </li></ul><ul><li>Beta tester </li></ul>
    32. 32. I wish our OPAC was more like _______ because ________.
    33. 33. Questions? Presentation is available at: slideshare.com/weithman
    34. 34. Thank you! Jessi Crim-Weithman Associate Director of Support Services Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH 43081 Email: Jessi at westervillelibrary .org

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