the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Colleen MacKinnon, Liaison Librarian
Library, School, or Organization Name: James A. Gibson Library, Brock University
Co-Presenter Name(s): Tim Ribaric, Digital Resources Librarian
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Academic libraries exploring the option, or who are in the midst of implementing a Web Scale Discovery service at their library
Short Session Description (one line): Web Scale Discovery is on the lips of many libraries these days, this session will look at a successful launch of the EDS product at Brock University.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Brock University recently implemented a Web Scale Discovery (WSD) System that was a culmination of efforts from across the Library. This session will cover the milestones accomplished during this implementation:
The insights presented will help illuminate the behind-the-scenes planning and preparation required for a successful WSD launch.
Please consult the attached PPT file for some clarification about some comments made during this presentation. In particular the slide entitled 'Selecting a WSD' that was number 4 in the original deck.