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Aquabrowser : Implementation at the University of Edinburgh. Morag Watson Elize Rowan Edinburgh University Library. Background. Voyager LMS Implemented1998 Encompass Digital Library Products Federated Search Webfeat Openurl Resolver 360Link. Why?.

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aquabrowser implementation at the university of edinburgh

Aquabrowser : Implementation at the University of Edinburgh

Morag Watson

Elize Rowan

Edinburgh University Library

background
Background
  • Voyager LMS Implemented1998
  • Encompass
  • Digital Library Products
    • Federated Search
      • Webfeat
    • Openurl Resolver
      • 360Link

JIBS 2008

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Why?
  • User interface not ‘keeping up’ with technological change
  • Supplier aware of development requirement but not ‘top priority’
  • UofE not eager to change LMS supplier
  • Decided to pursue other search options
    • Encompass
    • Vertical search
    • Proprietary / Open Source Solutions

JIBS 2008

selection
Selection
  • Market Review
    • Identified a range of possible services
    • Established a functional requirement
  • Demonstrations

JIBS 2008

why aquabrowser
Why Aquabrowser?
  • Ease of implementation
  • Speed of implementation
  • Reasonably priced
  • Flexibility
  • Usability and Accessibility

JIBS 2008

implementation
Implementation
  • Pilot
    • Available remotely
  • Technical Issues
    • Windows Servers
    • LMS nightly extract
  • Building a wish List (Interface Requirements)
    • Existing Catalogue
    • Other AquaBrowser sites
    • Other supplier services

JIBS 2008

wish list
Wish List
  • Aspects of existing catalogue to be reflected
  • How to link to features in existing catalogue, not in Aquabrowser
    • e.g. patron functions
  • Which Aquabrowser functionality to implement

JIBS 2008

timescales for implementation
Timescales for Implementation
  • Technical setup –
    • 3 weeks
  • Interface Configuration
    • 3 weeks
  • Marc Mapping / Data Customisation
    • 3 weeks

JIBS 2008

maximising marc
Maximising MARC
  • Opportunity to fully leverage our existing MARC data
  • Return on investment for many years of sourcing/creating high quality metadata
  • Opportunity to re-consider both current and legacy cataloguing practices
  • New view of the underlying MARC data – incl. errors

JIBS 2008

initial set up
Initial set-up
  • Fresh approach – not opac replication
  • Critically reviewed implementations of AquaBrowser pioneers
  • Determined initial data handling approach:
    • MARC mapping/field handling
    • Locations (“branches”)
    • Refine facets
    • Occurrence/labelling of fields in results displays

JIBS 2008

mining marc data the aquabrowser box of tricks
Mining MARC data – the AquaBrowser box of tricks
  • Relevance ranking
  • Stemming

JIBS 2008

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Mining MARC data – the AquaBrowser box of tricks
  • Relevance ranking
  • Stemming
  • Spelling variants

JIBS 2008

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Mining MARC data – the AquaBrowser box of tricks
  • Relevance ranking
  • Stemming
  • Spelling variants
  • Associations

JIBS 2008

associations
Associations

JIBS 2008

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Mining MARC data – the AquaBrowser box of tricks
  • Relevance ranking
  • Stemming
  • Spelling variants
  • Associations
  • Synonyms or translations

JIBS 2008

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Mining MARC data – the AquaBrowser box of tricks
  • Relevance ranking
  • Stemming
  • Spelling variants
  • Associations
  • Synonyms or translations
  • Refine facets

JIBS 2008

format icons
Format icons

JIBS 2008

marc what next
MARC – what next?
  • Post implementation review
  • Lessons learnt
  • A FRBRised future

JIBS 2008

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FRBR

JIBS 2008

launch
Launch
  • Library Website
    • Aquabrowser : a new way to use the library catalogue
    • Voyager catalogue still available and linked from AquaBrowser
  • University Portal
  • Student Induction
  • Complimentary not Competing

JIBS 2008

statistics
Statistics
  • Usage
    • Number of sessions per day, per hour, per month
    • Frequent Visitors
  • Searching
    • Top Queries
    • Top searches with no hits
    • Sort / Refine Options
  • Technical
    • Client Environments / Browsers

JIBS 2008

october 2008
October 2008

JIBS 2008

hourly use
Hourly Use

JIBS 2008

sort options
Sort Options

JIBS 2008

no hits
No hits

JIBS 2008

what next
What next
  • Integration with Federated Search

JIBS 2008

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What next
  • Integration with Federated Search
  • Content Enrichment

JIBS 2008

book covers
Book Covers

JIBS 2008

mydiscoveries
MyDiscoveries

JIBS 2008

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What next
  • Integration with Federated Search
  • Content Enrichment
  • Better integration with existing catalogue
    • Availability Information
  • Development of existing catalogue
  • User led evaluation

JIBS 2008

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Aquabrowser : Implementation at the University of Edinburgh

Morag Watson

Elize Rowan

Edinburgh University Library