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1 University of Washington and WorldCat Local Pam Mofjeld TexShare ILL Conference 15 February 2008

2 Why Discovery Delivery Impact of WorldCat Local Outcomes

3 Which WorldCat? Three versions of WorldCat –FirstSearch WorldCat –WorldCat.org –WorldCat Local

4 UW Libraries Environment 36,000 students over 3 campuses Collections –Over 6 million volumes –Ranked 14 th among ARL Libraries Innovative Interfaces ILS & WebPAC Summit Union Catalog ILLiad for ILL

5 Why – changing environment Many conversations on the –NextGen catalog –Discovery to Delivery –Syndication Libraries Strategic Plan: To build and integrate new tools and services for information discovery and delivery. OCLC is in a position to work with national and international partners to move libraries to the network level

6 Why – our users Search simplicity based on research showing how most seek information Fewer clicks to find and obtain information Make our quality resources convenient for users to find and get

7 Why - too many silos

8 Discovery Silos Three catalog/returnable silos: –UW Libraries Catalog –Summit Catalog –WorldCat E-content: hundreds of databases, plus journals, e-books, images, etc.

9 Delivery Silos UW Libraries catalog request Summit request Interlibrary Loan (ILLIAD)

10 Searching with WCL WCL includes all –UW records in OCLC (books, serials, media, etc.). –Summit holdings –WorldCat records –Article citations from ArticleFirst, ERIC, GPO and PubMed. Contains links to full text via OpenURL resolver

11 Requesting with WCL Requests for materials held at UW or Summit are routed through Summit. Requests for materials held by WorldCat Libraries are routed through ILL (ILLiad). Staff in ILL process requests with the goal of getting the item the person wants.

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20 WCL Impact summary Summit requests by UW users - Filled by other sites % difference May-December % Summit Same site requests - Filled by UW items % difference May-December % Interlibrary borrowing Total number of requests received % difference May - August % May-December % ILL Requests Filled by ILL % difference May - August % May-December* % ILL Fill rate % difference May - August71%65%-6% May - December*71%56%-15% % ILL requests filled by UW/Summit copy 06/07 average = 19% May-Dec 07 = 17%

21 Summit requests - filled by other sites

22 Summit Same Site Requests

23 ILL borrowing – total requests

24 ILL borrowing requests filled

25 ILL borrowing fill rate

26 Ill borrowing - filled by locally held

27 Outcomes WorldCat Local makes discovery seamless WorldCat Local makes delivery seamless Users love it!

28 Final thoughts… Scary? Plan for success! Be willing to change! Stay focused on your users!

29 THANKS! QUESTIONS?


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