Presentation on theme: "1 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y a home grown, bespoke institutional Federated Search tool JIBS Conference at The John Rylands University Library,"— Presentation transcript:
1 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y a home grown, bespoke institutional Federated Search tool JIBS Conference at The John Rylands University Library, University of Manchester, Wednesday 22nd November, 2006 Lars Björnshauge Director of Libraries Lund University Credits to Lotte Jörgensen, Head of E-resources, Library Head Office
2 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Agenda why? what is it? – Advantages for end users and library staff – User interface – Short live demo – Administrative tool - partners Further reading and contact information
3 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Electronic Library Information Navigator – - an interface to hybrid library resources developed by a library for libraries
4 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y AIP Springer Elsevier Wiley EbscoIOP The Publisher trap?
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8 why? - Problems and Challenges Navigation - There are thousands of e-journals and hundreds of databases Library branding Point to alternatives – open archives and open access journals Integrating Open Access resources in Library Services Enhancing availability and visibility of scientific literature Make life easier for end users Make life easier for librarians (end user training etc) – Collection management in a “package” world Enhance usage of electronic material
9 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Finding information Library branding is very important – users often believe that full-text e-journals are free on the Internet! – ”If it is not on the web, it does not exist” We want to brand our services and promote Open Access resources
10 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Organising end user access to information resources The goals: – Integration of all services – Development of personalized services – Branding of library services Principles: – Single sign on – automatic authentification – one login/password to all resources – Remote access
11 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y ELIN: Electronic Library Information Navigator What is it? all electronic resources accessible through a single user interface one single system to support and train users a range of simple to use administrative tools, all accessible via Web pages that allow for full administration of the system
12 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y ELIN: Electronic Library Information Navigator What is it? In end users can - get an overview of all online resources recommended by the library - cross search among different types of documents from different providers using one single user-friendly interface - have direct access to the full text - browse table-of-contents - order documents not available in full text - download bibliographic data in other formats, e.g. for EndNote or Reference Manager. - use the alert system for automatically notifications about new documents matching saved queries - use the alert system for automatically notifications about new issues of “favorite” journals
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21 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Personalization ”My Collection” – Recommended resources – selected by subject librarians – Add your personal favourites SDI-alerts from databases, journals etc. TOC-alerts Users register at one site for all alerts
22 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y - systems architecture
23 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y presentation User interface:
24 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y - admin tool Administrative tool Manage librarians Edit subjects Edit journals Edit databases, resources add books Distri bute messages from librarians Overview User suggestions Monitor Statistics Change Layout
25 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Manage librarians Type: Administrator: Can access and edit all layout and content. Editor: Can edit content and subjects. Subject librarian: Can edit subjects and add librarian messages.
26 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Edit subjects All content is classified using the LCC classification system. The presentation can be adusted local needs in the ”Local subject presentation”
27 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Add a journal
28 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Edit journals
29 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool User suggestions
30 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Statistics All reports can be downloaded to Excel
31 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Statistics
32 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Layout The ”Layout”can be controled through the admin tool and all it requires is basic knowledge of HTML
33 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Administrative tool Layout And some consentration.
34 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Is federated searching?? Not really!! Usually Federated Search services targets external sources live – Problems with connectors etc. collects all metadata, consolidates metadata, indexes and creates the foundation for personalized functionalities
35 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y - Electronic Library Information Navigator Advantages for end users: – One interface for all content – Cross search documents from multiple sources – open access or licensed – Document delivery services for documents not available in Full Text – ToC alerts and SDI´s – Integration with reference management tools
36 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y - Electronic Library Information Navigator Advantages for librarians: Enhancing availability and visibility of scientific literature Increasing e-journal cost efficiency – Usage is boosting Administrative functions/Management tools: Customization, Statistics, Collection Management, Budgetting, Marketing Subscription administration functionalities
37 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y - Electronic Library Information Navigator Launched August 2001! Contents (Oct 2006) – journals, whereof – journals with metadata (cross searchable on article level) – +34,000,000 article level records – Databases – E-print archives
38 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Partners using 10 universities in Sweden 8 hospitals in Sweden 1 university in Belgium 2 institutions in Denmark 2 universities in Vietnam 1 university in Uganda 1 university in Rwanda 10 universities in Pakistan
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40 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y - Something for you?? Hosted solution – no hardware investments – Subscription – one time set-up fee – yearly fee for updates etc. – Up-and running one (1) week after decision – Weekly maintenance work for partners – 1 hour! – Comes with all metadata – Contact us for a test!
41 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y Thank you for your attention!
42 L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y ELIN: Electronic Library Information Navigator Further reading Information on the system Contact information: Lars Bjørnshauge: Lotte Jørgensen: