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Meta. Lib - Making E-resources Earn Their Keep Frank Parry USTLG, Edinburgh 17 June Meta. Lib - Making E-resources Earn Their Keep Frank Parry USTLG, Edinburgh 17 June 2004

Loughborough – the facts! n n n 13, 500 students 2, 800 staff serials Loughborough – the facts! n n n 13, 500 students 2, 800 staff serials – 4000 print, over 6000 electronic books – over 400, 000 databases – over 200

E-resources earning their keep n what e-resources? n n n monitor usage statistics & E-resources earning their keep n what e-resources? n n n monitor usage statistics & value for money promotion n e-journals and databases database of the month training sessions and now…Meta. Lib!

Portals n JISC describes portals as: “a network service that brings together content from Portals n JISC describes portals as: “a network service that brings together content from diverse distributed resources using technologies such as cross-searching, harvesting, and alerting, and collates this into an amalgamated form for presentation to the user. ”

Commercial portals offer: grouping of databases n simultaneous searching (through Z 39. 50, web Commercial portals offer: grouping of databases n simultaneous searching (through Z 39. 50, web scraping and xml) n collation of results n de-duplicating n links to full text n

Some commercial portals n n n n Digita. Link / i. Pac (Epixtech) ENCompass Some commercial portals n n n n Digita. Link / i. Pac (Epixtech) ENCompass (Endeavour) Rooms (SIRSI) Meta. Lib (Ex. Libris) Millennium Access Plus (MAP) Portal (Innovative) Talis. Prism (Talis) ZPORTAL (Fretwell-Downing)

Open. URL is a linking technology & a protocol for interoperability between services n Open. URL is a linking technology & a protocol for interoperability between services n hotlinks from databases leads a user to appropriate full text resources n

Portals and linking at Loughborough n Meta. Lib n n n portal of all Portals and linking at Loughborough n Meta. Lib n n n portal of all our databases simultaneous searching of compliant databases SFX n n open. URL links article records to library catalogue and/or e-journals

Implementation of Meta. Lib & SFX n large team approach n n long time Implementation of Meta. Lib & SFX n large team approach n n long time scale n n Systems, Support Services & Academic Librarians March – September smaller, separate team implemented SFX

Discussions n n n look and feel branding contents (electronic & print) authentication (VLE Discussions n n n look and feel branding contents (electronic & print) authentication (VLE username & password) Library’s web pages (which should exist) information skills

Cataloguing & configuring n cataloguing easy n n form driven quality & content testing Cataloguing & configuring n cataloguing easy n n form driven quality & content testing configuration not so easy n who should configure? n n technical staff / academic librarians how many databases are cross searchable?

Pilot and “live” n piloted with 3 Academic Departments n n focus groups Questionnaire Pilot and “live” n piloted with 3 Academic Departments n n focus groups Questionnaire positive feedback “live” in September 2002 n n smaller Meta. Lib group (four people) on average half a day per week

What has it meant for the Library? n role of library staff n n What has it meant for the Library? n role of library staff n n n enquiries are often easier to answer training simpler n n n very little change Handout http: //www. lboro. ac. uk/library/dbase/metalib. html Online tutorial http: //inhale. hud. ac. uk/perl/jump. pl? 1356 increased use of databases

Statistics n increase in usage of databases n 609% Statistics n increase in usage of databases n 609%

Statistics by database n usage up Zetoc Sport. Discus ICEA INSPEC OCLC ABES IBSS Statistics by database n usage up Zetoc Sport. Discus ICEA INSPEC OCLC ABES IBSS Beilstein n 1385% 1207% 225% 73% 79% 36% 31% 23% usage down Psycinfo Lexis-Nexis Mintel RAPRA UKOP Art Abstracts Compendex -63% -51% -36% -31% -6% -12% -4%

Top ten databases in 2003 June July August September October Article. First Zetoc Article. Top ten databases in 2003 June July August September October Article. First Zetoc Article. First Zetoc IBSS OPAC Ante ASSIA Compendex IBSS ASSIA Ante OPAC Inspec IBSS ABM OPAC Ante ASSIA Ante IBSS ASSIA OPAC Inspec Compendex Inspec Sport. Discus BHI Ceramic Abs Medline Sport. Discus Compendex Bio. Sci Comp & Info Eng Mat Medline Compendex Bio. Sci Polymer Sport. Discus Comp & Info

What does Meta. Lib mean to our readers? n students n n n less What does Meta. Lib mean to our readers? n students n n n less reliance on Google? cross searchable versus most appropriate? researchers & academics n using Meta. Lib cross search more than anticipated

The future n investigate: n n n usage statistics for e-journals searching behaviour of The future n investigate: n n n usage statistics for e-journals searching behaviour of readers incorporate new features of Meta. Lib n e-journals

Thanks…. Parts of this presentation were originally created for a conference paper delivered by Thanks…. Parts of this presentation were originally created for a conference paper delivered by Ruth Stubbings