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  1. Open Source Software @ Simon Fraser University Library Kevin Stranack Consortial Support Librarian SFU Library kstranac@sfu.ca ELN Presentation April 20, 2005 With: Jamie Anderson, ELN SLAIS Practicum Student

  2. Outline • SFU Library Software Development • Why Open Source? • Serials Management • Link Resolving • Bibliographic Management • Federated Searching • Open Access Publishing • Conference Organizing • Future Directions • Further Information

  3. SFU Library Software Development • Multiple projects • Designed to ease resource discovery, access, and management • Used throughout Western Canada • Development teams located at SFU • Funded by COPPUL, ELN and SFU • Growing interest internationally

  4. Why Open Source? • Mature, stable software • Lower costs • Philosophical compatibility • Allows for community input and decision-making • Contributes to the wider library community

  5. Serials Management: CUFTS • Serials knowledge base • 280+ collections • Aggregators • Electronic publishers • Open access content • Regularly updated at SFU • Basis for a variety of services

  6. CUFTS: Services • Serials database • E-Resource management • Title searching • Collection comparison reports • MARC records • Full-text link resolving

  7. CUFTS Live • Knowledge base • http://lib-cufts.lib.sfu.ca/CUFTS/maint.cgi • Serials database (Summer 2005) • SFU CJDB (CUFTS Journal Database) • http://lib-cufts.lib.sfu.ca/CUFTS/cjdb.cgi?site=BVAS • Northern Lights CJDB • Public CUFTS site • http://cufts.lib.sfu.ca/

  8. Link Resolving: GODOT • Places a link in your online databases • Works with CUFTS for full-text linking • Searches local and remote catalogues • Interoperates with many ILS and ILL systems • 1999 CACUL Innovation Achievement Award winner

  9. GODOT • OpenURL compliant • Works with all major sources • Facilitates resource sharing and cooperation • Maximizes use of often hidden resources • Convenient and easy to use • Highly customizable user interface

  10. GODOT Live • EBSCO user interface

  11. GODOT: More Sources - ISI

  12. GODOT: More Sources - CSA

  13. GODOT: More Sites - UCFV

  14. GODOT: More Sites - UW

  15. Bibliographic Management: Citation Manager • Web-based database of citations • Personal or group use • Imported from GODOT • Imported from external list or entered directly • 2003 CACUL Innovation Achievement Award winner

  16. Citation Manager • Easy to use • Securely store, organize, share • Accessible from anywhere • Exports to commercial products • Available to alumni

  17. Citation Manager Live • Simon Fraser University • Centre for Dialogue • http://stalefish.lib.sfu.ca/CitationManager/ public.cgi?uid=2639

  18. Federated Searching: dbWiz • One source searches multiple targets • Returns integrated result set • Currently funded by nine COPPUL members and ELN • Release date: Summer 2005

  19. dbWiz: What Can It Search? • Library catalogues • Subscription databases • E-book collections • Free web-based databases • Internet search engines • Institutional repositories

  20. dbWiz • Convenient • Easy to use • Customizable • Ability to create subject specific categories • Search box can be embedded in any web page

  21. dbWiz Live • Prototype • Subject Guide • Screencast • http://www.sfu.ca/~kstranac/dbwiz/ dbWizPreview.htm

  22. Publishing: Open Journal System • Part of the Public Knowledge Project • Provides open access publishing infrastructure • Manages submissions, reviews, editing, etc. • Support and coordinate development

  23. OJS • Easy to use • Fully functional • Affordable • Recently upgraded to version 2

  24. OJS: Live • Current Journals • http://www.pkp.ubc.ca/ojs/journals.html • Version 2 Demo Journal • http://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs/conferencedemo/

  25. Conferences: Open Conference Systems • Also part of the Public Knowledge Project • Provides conference organizing infrastructure • Web site, call for papers, submissions, registration, scheduling, etc. • Support and coordinate development

  26. OCS • Easy to use • Fully functional • Affordable • Version 2 coming soon

  27. OCS: Live • Recent Conferences • http://www.pkp.ubc.ca/ocs/demo/ relatedlinks.php • Access 2003 Conference • http://access2003.lib.sfu.ca/

  28. Future Directions • Creating a sustainable open source business model • Increased promotion/marketing • Encourage participation from wider open source development community • Adding functionality

  29. Summary • CUFTS • GODOT • Citation Manager • dbWiz • OJS • OCS

  30. Further Information • Kevin Stranack, Consortial Support Librarian, SFU Library • 604.291.4648 • kstranac@sfu.ca • http://www.theresearcher.ca • http://lib-cufts.lib.sfu.ca/twiki

  31. ELN Contacts • Heather Morrison (GODOT/CUFTS) • 604.268.7001 • heatherm@eln.bc.ca • John Durno (CJDB/dbWiz) • 604.268.7002 • johnd@eln.bc.ca