Selected press articles Covers & blur Reviews Digital music service Co-operation & integration CONTENTSYSTEMS Library Automation Indexing and searching User Identification Cataloguing
6 provinces (= all provinces + Brussels region) 200+ libraries (= 2/3 of libraries) 450+ service points 11.290.079 items at the beginning of 2012 1 portal project: 2009 - 2012
I search local I search in any library We search in our region Where do I find stuff? We search the web
Basic strategy Outside in Integrating as much library info as possible + press info, wikipedia, recommendations, journal articles, reviews, public domain full texts, tagging… & linking to library online services Inside out Bringing the library on web platforms: facebook, electronic learning environment, web sites of libraries and local communities Strategy towards search engines (Google)
Usability: 3 types of pages on the web Web page where you search, select, find - Librarians think : the catalogue' - The rest of the world thinks : Google Web pages where your search lands a product detail page should be a combination of good content, semantic mark up, and thoughtful design that appeals to shoppers, is easy to manage, and indexes well (E-commerce Developer) Library portals: a page per author & a page per book Service pages (transactions) - Order a book, renew your loan… - Listen to music (digital player), read (digital viewer)
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