PROGRAM BLURB: Vanderbilt formed a partnership with Ex Libris to develop Primo, a new search and retrieval platform for library and university resources. The session will cover: Â· Project management experience from the project Â· Working with staff that are not confident with the product Â· Shifting time schedules Â· What happens when the deliverables change Â· Staffing needs Â· Technical development Â· How to integrate two different ILS philosophies Â· Creating a GetIT system Â· Extracting information Speakers: Dale Poulter and Jody Combs, Vanderbilt University Saturday 10:50am; about 50 in audience NOTES: Explanation of link between strategic plan & partnership was used to develop a good support base Environment: – Users were searching for articles in opac â€“ i.e. looking in the wrong place â€“ documented by log files – Vanderbilt library also manages blackboard system for campus – In terms of staff â€“ you can work with the…
It's Up and Running, Now What? Strategies for Building Content in an Institutional Repository
Speaker: Catherine M. Jannik, Georgia Institute of Technology Library and Information Center Program blurb: In August 2004, Georgia Tech Library launched SMARTech with approximately 2,500 legacy items. In the beginning, we focused on authors self-archiving pre-prints and postprints, research and technical reports, and electronic theses and dissertations. As interest in archiving other materials increased and we realized that our faculty was not properly motivated to submit their own work, we changed our approach to collecting materials for our institutional repository and added a dark archive for strictly archival material. We have launched an electronic publishing service, Epage @ Tech, to support the creation and capture of e-journals, conferences, and lecture series to facilitate scholarly communication. As we provide these tools to faculty to accomplish their goals and they in turn become more aware of the need for repositories, we are more likely to convince them to deposit their personal materials….