Presentation on theme: "Freedom by design Link Resolvers Explained Matt Goldner Fretwell-Downing, Inc."— Presentation transcript:
freedom by design Link Resolvers Explained Matt Goldner Fretwell-Downing, Inc.
freedom by design Cooperation needed NISO MetaSearch Intitiative NISO/EDItEUR joint working party for exchange of serials subscription information Vendor to Vendor relations
freedom by design NISO MetaSearch Content providers, library management system vendors, federated search interface vendors Workshop in Denver last May with six working groups.
freedom by design MetaSearch: Six groups Meta Search Id Access Management Collection Descriptions Search Options Result Set Meta-Data Statistics
freedom by design Record meta-data Content providers send citation data in proprietary ways Each must be parsed by separate rules Same citation will link from one system but not another
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Record meta-data User knows citation and wishes to fill in a form to find e-copy of article Found we needed control over the form to get good links First identify proper title level information
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Record meta-data The OpenURL which the Link Resolver builds can only be as good as the meta- data provided by the source.
freedom by design NISO/EDItEUR PAMS to Libraries Subgroup: Developing XML schema to standardize the format and content of information used to populate and localize the link resolver's knowledge base
freedom by design NISO/EDItEUR Pilot being done with Serials Solutions and III Will be important that serials information management services can output the schema and link resolvers can load it.
freedom by design Vendor to Vendor Relations We are moving further into a interoperable world each year Vendors have new awareness that changes in their systems effect customers in new ways Standards help solve the problem Free low of information is critical as vendors adopt new standards and implement new features