Presentation on theme: "Rethinking Resource Sharing Gina A. Persichini Texas Interlibrary Loan Workshop September 29, 2006."— Presentation transcript:
Rethinking Resource Sharing Gina A. Persichini Texas Interlibrary Loan Workshop September 29, 2006
February 2005 – A White Paper Its Time to Think Again About Resource Sharing Assumptions Mediated ILL Increasing Costs Improved online searching New Approach characteristics Less expensive Improvement over current Desired by the library community Opportunities abound!
Rethinking Resource Sharing – Forum I Ground Rules User centric Vendor neutral International scope Problems and potential solutions Subgroups User needs Cultural and policy issues Interoperability of systems
Rethinking Resource Sharing Vision To create a new global service framework that allows individuals to obtain what they want based on factors such as cost, time, format, and delivery. This framework will encompass promoting and exposing library services in a variety of environments.
Rethinking Resource Sharing – Forum II Defining potential solutions A Vision Organization Steering Committee NISO – Interoperability ALA RUSA STARS – Policies Charter
GET IT! Discover Locate Request Deliver Find and Get
GET IT! Why GET IT? Positive experience with the library Where the users are Attract new users Options
Whats Next for GET IT? Continue development Preview (MidWinter ALA) Testing Marketing Evaluation Develop/Release
Manifesto – 7 Principles 1. Restrictions shall only be imposed as necessary by individual institutions Lowest-possible barriers to fulfillment Maintaining integrity of instutions mandate and collections 2. Options for library users Delivery format and method Loan, copy, digital copy, or purchase
Manifesto – 7 Principles 3. Global access to sharable resource encouraged 4. Sharable resources include Libraries, archives, museums Expertise of those employed there 5. Reference is a vital component to resource sharing and delivery – no materials that is findable should be totally unattainable
Manifesto – 7 Principles 6. Libraries should offer service at a fair price rather than refuse, but should strive to achieve services that are not more expensive than commercial services 7. Library registration should be as easy as signing up for commercial web-based services.
Whats Next for RRS Policies? ALA RUSA STARS Finalize Manifesto Contribute to Code Research user needs
Where is the Initiative Heading? Central communication about Initiative Input from library community
Whats Can you Expect Next? Fall – Centralize Website Winter – Preview GET IT Spring – Face to face meeting