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1 Slide 1 Discovery Layer Update

2 Slide 2 Research & Innovation Center will operate, when opened, as the proving grounds for next-generation technology infrastructure innovations and a catalyst for cutting-edge research and collaboration. The OH-TECH Consortium Ohio Supercomputer Center provides high performance computing, software, storage and support services for Ohio’s scientists, faculty, students, businesses and their research partners. OARnet connects Ohio’s universities, colleges, K-12, health care and state and local governments to its high-speed fiber optic network backbone. OARnet services include co-location, support desk, federated identity and virtualization. OhioLINK serves nearly 600,000 higher education students and faculty by providing a statewide system for sharing 50 million books and library materials, while aggregating costs among its 90 member institutions. eStudent Services provides students increased access to higher education through e-learning and technology-enhanced educational opportunities, including virtual tutoring.

3 Slide 3 Discovery Layer Project Why? What? –EDS –A-to-Z and LinkSource –OLINKS Migration –Resources When? (Project Timeline) Who? Summary Questions

4 Slide 4 Why? Silos of information not easily discoverable

5 Slide 5 Search, discover, refine Library catalog A&I databases ebooks ejournals

6 Slide 6 What? Discovery Layer Research is more thorough Research conducted more quickly End user FINDS sources Items that library paid for get more use, increasing ROI

7 Slide 7 Purpose of Each EBSCO Resource EDS search multiple fields down to the article/item level for your entire collection, including your library catalog, in the familiar EBSCOhost platform A-to-Z a searchable, title-level list of all your database, e-journal package, and individual e-journal content LinkSource serves as a seamless OpenURL connector between online services where the user is searching for an item and the full text is found elsewhere in your collection; use LinkSource to link to your ILL forms

8 Slide 8 When? Timeline ITN #600412 - Discovery Layer Task Force selects EBSCO Agreement finalized December 14, 2012 Project starts January 1, 2013 Two projects –Libraries can opt-in to EDS (15 institutions per quarter) –OLINKS migration to  LinkSource

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10 Slide 10 Implemented EDS with A-to-Z and LinkSource before 2013 Miami University Ohio University Shawnee State University Sinclair Community College

11 Slide 11 Implemented A-to-Z before 2013 Cincinnati Christian University Hiram College John Carroll University Marietta College Owens Community College

12 Slide 12 Implemented A-to-Z with LinkSource before 2013 Cedarville University Cleveland Clinic Library College of Mount St. Joseph Wright State University Xavier University Youngstown State University

13 Slide 13 1Q Institutions – All catalogs now live Columbus College of Art & Design Bluffton University Defiance College Edison Community College Franciscan University Methodist Theological School in Ohio Mount Carmel School of Nursing Mount Vernon Nazarene University Northeast Ohio Medical University Ohio Northern University Pontifical College Josephinum University of Findlay Wright State University Xavier University Youngstown State University

14 Slide 14 2Q Institutions Ashland University Belmont College Cedarville University Heidelberg University Hiram College Lakeland Community College Lourdes University Marietta College Otterbein University Owens Community College Trinity Lutheran Seminary University of Dayton University of Mount Union Urbana University Walsh University

15 Slide 15 3Q Institutions Athenaeum of Ohio Baldwin Wallace University College of Mount Saint Joseph John Carroll University Lorain County Community College Malone University Mercy College of Ohio Muskingum University Ohio Dominican Terra State Community College Tiffin University University of Akron Ursuline College Wilmington College Wittenberg University

16 Slide 16 4Q Institutions Cleveland State University Eastern Gateway Community College Kent State University Notre Dame College Oberlin Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology State Library of Ohio University of Cincinnati OPEN SPOTS

17 Slide 17 LinkSource and A-to-Z Ohio State University (EBSCO set up LinkSource Feb 8) University of Toledo (EBSCO set up LinkSource Feb 13)

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19 Slide 19 OhioLINK Resources Available in EDS OhioLINK central catalog now live in EDS ETD now live in EDS EJC and EBC live in libraries' A-to-Z Music Center coming soon DRC has been split into the following IRs: Physics demos, Sanborn maps, Educational Films for Humanities & Sciences; [which includes Ambrose], and Saskia Art History EAD TBD (it's not yet OAI-PMH compliant)

20 Slide 20 Remember to click the "submit" button on the bottom of the page. Go to your EBSCOadmin, databases tab and set the OhioLINK resource to "on" or "off," depending on your preference.

21 Slide 21 Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) EDS Search Page

22 Slide 22 Result List for a Search Term: pediatric cardiology Note: the ILL link appearing on the result list can be customized to appear only if the item is not available. Link to Catalog Record Limiter to filter results from catalog

23 Slide 23 The Basic and Advanced Search pages have a limiter for catalog results as well as location. Note: the Northeast Ohio Medical University catalog has been set as a default catalog

24 Slide 24 In the Location Limiter box users have the option to select “All” locations or OhioLINK Library Catalog in addition to NEOMED

25 Slide 25 In EBSCOadmin, select the EBSCO Discovery Service profile to customize catalog settings.

26 Slide 26 Select the Customize Service main tab and the Databases subtab to add or remove catalog databases.

27 Slide 27 Select the down arrow next to Show to view the Enabled databases to automatically search in EBSCO Discovery Service. Selecting Disabled will show the databases currently not searched in EBSCO Discovery Service. Note: OhioLINK Library Catalog is set to “Disabled” in library accounts.

28 Slide 28 Select the Searching subtab to view catalog limiter settings.

29 Slide 29 On the Limiter setup screen, administrators can set the order, default settings, choose to display or change the labels of limiters. Select Modify next to the Location Limiter to set default locations. For example, set Northeast Ohio Medical University Catalog as the default catalog.

30 Slide 30 Administrators can set the default catalog Location to be searched. Users have the option to change the default selection. Administrators can set the order of which catalog is listed first on the search page.

31 Slide 31 Northeast Ohio Medical University Library Catalog has been set as the default catalog to display results on the result list.

32 Slide 32 Holdings table headings can be customized on the Result List as well as the Detailed Display.

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34 Slide 34 Under the Viewing Results subtab, select “Customize Catalog Holdings Table Headings”.

35 Slide 35 Catalog Holdings Table Headings can be customized for each catalog and can also be formatted in other languages. Sub-Headings are also available.

36 Slide 36 Additional Customizations to the Catalog Record CustomLinks can be added to the holdings table and can be customized to appear based on a condition. For example, a link to an ILL form can appear if the book is not available.

37 Slide 37 EHIS Connectors (Britannica Online, EconPaper s, etc.)

38 Slide 38 EHIS Connectors Each library gets 2 EHIS connectors free Small libraries with resources that roughly look like OhioLINK central’s resources: –Suggested EHIS Connectors Proquest Disserations BIOSIS Previews Compendex American Periodicals Series Online Widgets are free

39 Slide 39 Who? Suggested Implementation Roles Functions & TasksStaff Rolls Often this staff manages EBSCOadmin Electronic Resources Librarian Suggest interface customization to increase ease of searching; help implement the catalog; create subject- specific of EDS; create usability study Reference Librarian Help implement the catalogCataloger Help implement an IRArchivist Help with EDS branding and design; create marketing plan; create marketing materials Marketing Representative

40 Slide 40 Who? Suggested Implementation Roles, continued Functions & TasksStaff Rolls Help with branding and design; incorporate EDS on webpage; design of search box Web Page Developer Provide network information; help FTP MARC records; provide network information for RTAC Information Technology Librarian Develop an EDS training plan for staff, faculty and students; help with usability study; develop training materials Training Representative

41 Slide 41 Summary 53 of *86 libraries now scheduled to implement EDS *Miami University, Ohio University, Shawnee State University, and Sinclair Community College implemented EDS prior to start of project

42 Slide 42 Resources Training at the State Library of Ohio and regional training OhioLINK Discovery Layer Implementation Listserv OhioLINK Discovery Layer Advisory Committee (Marty Jenkins, Wright State University; Carrie Preston, Ohio University; Janet Stewart, Shawnee State University; and Mark Strang, Bowling Green State University) Ostaff EBSCO Documentation EBSCO EDS Listserv EBSCO wiki

43 Slide 43 Resources continued EBSCO A-to-Z _function=select_service&sid=1033 EBSCO EDS _function=select_service&sid=1105 EBSCO LinkSource _function=select_service&sid=1040

44 Slide 44 Who? Project Contacts OhioLINK Contact for EDS, A-to-Z and LinkSource Eliza Sproat ( EBSCO A-to-Z Support for initial set up Ariana Hazen ( EBSCO LinkSource Support for initial set up Ariana Hazen ( EBSCO EDS Support for initial set up Wayne Mackey ( EBSCO Cataloging Support for initial set up Hannah German ( EBSCO EDS Training Kathy Kiely (

45 Slide 45 Who? Post Project Contacts (after service start) EBSCO services OhioLINK Contact for EDS, A-to-Z and LinkSource Eliza Sproat or

46 Slide 46 Questions? Eliza Sproat Manager, Discovery Layer Implementation & Communications Liaison, OhioLINK Like Us on Facebook: Follow Us on Twitter: 35 E. Chestnut St, 8th floor Columbus, OH 43215 Phone: (614) 485-6730

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