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Colorado Virtual Library & Open SiteSearch. Brenda Bailey-Hainer Director, Networking and Resource Sharing Colorado State Library January 2002. Colorado Virtual Library & Open SiteSearch. Vision Components Virtual Union Catalog Best Websites CVL for Kids Heritage Demonstration - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Colorado Virtual Library & Open SiteSearch

    Brenda Bailey-HainerDirector, Networking and Resource SharingColorado State LibraryJanuary 2002

  • Colorado Virtual Library & Open SiteSearchVisionComponentsVirtual Union CatalogBest WebsitesCVL for KidsHeritageDemonstrationStaffing & EquipmentChallenges

  • VisionProvide equitable access to information for all Colorado residents, no matter where they liveProvide convenient, single search access to all types of materials:all library catalogsselected web resourcescollections of digitized materialsresources to support K12 education

  • Colorado Virtual LibraryVirtual Union CatalogBest Websites CVL for KidsHeritage - Colorado Digitization Project

  • Virtual Union CatalogOpen SiteSearch WebZ softwareSearch multiple library catalogs simultaneously via Z39.5033 server connections275+ library catalogsregional or consortial union catalogsindividual library catalogssingle database per servermultiple databases per server12 different ILS systems

  • Z39.50 ConnectionsCARLDRA - ClassicDRA - TaosDynixEndeavor Voyagerepixtech HorizonEx Libris

    FollettInnovative InterfacesSirsiTLCWinnebago Spectrum3 locally created databases (Database Builder)

  • Best Websites DatabaseDatabase of web resources for ColoradansUse abbreviated Dublin CoreCreated using proprietary WebTool software for data entryConverted to Open SiteSearch Database Builder Z39.50 searchable database

  • Colorado Virtual Library for KidsDatabase of web resources suitable for kids6300+ sites includedSeparate search interfaces for kids and teachersKidsClick! used as seed databaseEnhanced for Colorado resources

  • Colorado Virtual Library for KidsUse abbreviated Dublin CoreSupport additional data elementse.g. Grade Level, Colorado Educational Content Standard, Subject AreaLocal proprietary WebTool software used for data entryLoaded into Open SiteSearch Database Builder

  • Colorado Digitization Project - Heritage DatabaseIncludes libraries, museums, historical societies, and archivesVarying information systems and databasesFew are Z39.50 compliantUnion catalog of metadata metadata stored centrallyimages stored at owning institution

  • Colorado Digitization Project - Heritage DatabaseUnion catalog records from 3 sourcesInput using Dublin Core templateConverted using MARC to Dublin Core crosswalkConverted to Dublin Core using comma delimited filesDublin Core records loaded into Open SiteSearch Database Builder

  • SiteSearch WebZ (CVL Interface)CVL for Kids(Local DB)Best Websites(Local DB)Heritage(Local DB)LibraryCatalogLibraryCatalogLibraryCatalogLibraryCatalogZ39.50Z39.50Public AccessSWIFTSMTPe-mailOCLCISO ILLZ39.50

  • System Architecture for HERITAGE

    Colorado Digitization Project

    Using Heritage

    Building Heritage

    3

    ftp

    Uses cold fusion to build data entry system

    Online input

    Dublin Core format,

    Web enabled

    1

    ftp

    Powered by

    ftp batch update

    SQL db

    OCLC Site SearchPart of OCLC

    Dublin Core

    SoftwareSite Search software

    records

    2

    ftp

    Z39.50

    1. Developed MARC to Dublin Core crosswalk

    2. Developed crosswalk for Access db

    3. Developed crosswalk from Museum or Historical Societies system to Dublin Core

    Z39.50 Client

    Point to Heritage & retrieve records

    Argus system

    Colorado Virtual Library

    search of collections

    Museum db

    to Dublin Core

    converter

    Heritage

    Gateway to

    Colorado

    Digitization

    Project

    SQL to

    SGML

    converter

    CDP

    Database

    MARC to

    Dublin

    Core

    converter

    MARC

    record

    SGML

    Loader

    Web enabled search by end user

    Pre coordinated

    search

    -Heritage

    -Z39.50 to

    DPL

    Web enabled user search

    Local

    Access db

    Access to

    Dublin Core

    converter

    Denver Public Library Photo Dig.

    db on CARL

    _1043153328.doc

  • Colorado Virtual Library

    Demonstration

  • StaffingDirector1 full-time admin assistant1 full-time Unix/NT administrator1 full-time interface designer1 part-time programmer1 full-time support & collections librarian1 full-time technology consultant

  • Virtual Union Catalog ChallengesILS Systems - constantly moving targetVarying Z39.50 implementationsvendor implementationlocal implementationlocal indexing practicesVarying cataloging practicesVarying levels of technology knowledge at libraries

  • Colorado Virtual Library ChallengesData inconsistenciesweb resource records without authorsdigitized material records without titlesLegacy data does not meet standardsLocal system Z39.50 server inconsistenciese.g. one vendor - title keyword only

  • Future Plans - CVLAdditional types of databases:Historical newspapers (article level)Abstract and index filesThesaurus of Colorado terms linked to databasesDigital governmentGeographic Information System (GIS) interface

  • Colorado Virtual Libraryhttp://www.aclin.orgBrenda Bailey-HainerColorado State Librarybailey_b@cde.state.co.us