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Discovery Options

These categories seem to make the most sense in regards to new discovery options for the PALNI Consortium.

Sherri Parker

on 30 April 2011

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Basic D ILS Catalog Digital Library items Institutional Repositories OAI Harvestable Content VuFind - Open Source
Encore - Innovative
Primo Cloud D ILS Catalog Digital Library items OAI Harvestable Content Institutional Repositories Article Citations Ebsco Discovery
Primo - ExLibris
Summons - Proquest
WorldCat Local - OCLC Hybrid D Digital Library items Institutional Repositories Article Citations OAI Harvestable Content ILS Catalog Primo
Sort of:
WorldCat Local Xerxes [MetaLib] Traditional
Federated search ILS Catalog Article Citations Discovery Layer Options OAI Harvestable? Summons -
6,200+ publishers' content included
94,000+ journal and periodical titles
500+ million items indexed so far Cloud Race ... ExLibris -
Primo Central comes out in July
Millions of article citations
How will they compare content-wise?
Will ProQuest play nicely? WorldCat Local
66 million article records
Including ArticleFirst, MEDLINE, ERIC, British Library Inside Serials, and Elsevier. How does Cloud Change Things? ? Databases
Could become irrelevant?
Metasearch too slow in comparison
Go to native if content not in cloud? Educate faculty
New environment
Share cloud content
Will database become irrelevant? If Vendor Switch
Still need MetaLib?
Stay with SFX? e.g. Summons
Core manages databases
Can link to Native via Core URLs
Can update SFX or move to 360Link Discoveries
Summons approach taking database out of the mix
ExLibris integrating database provider as a facet
Traditional vs Not - Cross-walk important?
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