Creating Synergy between your Website and Catalog Internet Librarian 2006 Glenn Peterson, Hennepin (MN) County Library

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Creating Synergy between your Website and Catalog Internet Librarian 2006 Glenn Peterson, Hennepin (MN) County Library </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> OPAC developments: 2006 ILS Customer Bill-of-Rights (blyberg.net) Greasemonkey scripts (userscripts.org library) NCSU/Endeca catalog Catalog search everywhere! </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Synergy How can your website and catalog work together to add value to the users experience save the time of the user (Ranganathans Fourth Law) </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Two approaches Bring librarys content into the catalog interface Integrate the catalog as one of many web-based resources </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Opportunities Links to titles Links to catalog searches Make your links smarter Single login </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Link to titles Link to titles in the catalog from: Booklists </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> Link to titles Link to titles in the catalog from: Booklists Newsletters </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> Link to titles Link to titles in the catalog from: Booklists Newsletters New Book Alerts </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> Link to titles Link to titles in the catalog from: Booklists Newsletters New Book Alerts Events listings </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> Links to catalog searches Pre-selected searches from: subject guides </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> Links to catalog searches Pre-selected searches from: subject guides pathfinders </li> <li> Slide 28 </li> <li> Links to catalog searches Pre-selected searches from: subject guides pathfinders readers advisory </li> <li> Slide 29 </li> <li> Links to catalog searches Pre-selected searches from: subject guides pathfinders readers advisory new book arrivals </li> <li> Slide 30 </li> <li> Make your links smarter Keeping your patrons logged in as they move around your site, including into and out of the catalog. </li> <li> Slide 31 </li> <li> http://www.imcpl.org/cgi-bin/translator.pl?.IB858055 </li> <li> Slide 32 </li> <li> http://www.../ link2ipac.cfm?index=BIB&amp;term=1137198 </li> <li> Slide 33 </li> <li> Scripting example Sets profile based on users IP address Logs in user Passes session credentials Redirects user to catalog </li> <li> Slide 34 </li> <li> Single login </li> <li> Slide 35 </li> <li> Slide 36 </li> <li> Slide 37 </li> <li> Going both ways Goal: move seamlessly between library catalog and website Solution: pass catalog session credential as URL variable (or use cookies) Use database to track users activity </li> <li> Slide 38 </li> <li> .../FindABook.cfm?iPacSession=1131J509W997N.15550 </li> <li> Slide 39 </li> <li> Slide 40 </li> <li> Takeaways! Look for opportunities to link from your website into the catalog Explore ways to keep patrons logged in across your site(s) Consider mobilizing your catalog via RSS/email, Google gadgets, MySpace </li> <li> Slide 41 </li> <li> Harvesting booklists from catalog Automated RSS/email notification for new titles by your favorite authors Extra credit !! </li> <li> Slide 42 </li> <li> Contact Information Glenn Peterson Web Administrator gpeterson@hclib.org http://www.hclib.org/extranet </li> </ul>