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Bibliographic Roadmap

Work to make vocabularies work across systems

Work to make vocabularies work across systems - create and manage mappings; work on diversity issues, such as how to connect bibliographic data to scientific data; explore exchange formats and application profiles.

 

Some considerations are: mapping challenges, data inconsistency, directions, vocabularies, etc. as described in https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-group-interoperability

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Improve the ability of our data to be consumed and manipulated

Improve the ability of our data to be consumed and manipulated by machines (e.g. limit assumptions about consumers/users) A strategy emphasized in order to improve interoperability between existing systems and standards, enable better visibility of library data (bibliographic data) for end users on the web, enable use by a broader variety of users and systems with no boundaries, enhance collaborative and shared infrastructures ...more »

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Examine issues around authority

Examine issues around 'authority' (in a larger sense) and maintenance of library data, given a tension between community (social) data and expert data. Find measures to use to evaluate incoming data to be able to identify areas to improve.

 

More notes at https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-group-provenance-authority

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fair use and copyright

concerns in the online environment

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Linked data in practice

Examples of linked data projects- how they are created, how they are used

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Describe use cases & bus value/ROI for putting bib data on Web

Describe use cases and business value/ROI for putting bibliographic data on the Web. include scenarios, prototype, clearinghouse

 

Further notes at https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-open-share and https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-business

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E-Books: Chapter-level identifier

Chapter-level products are now emerging in the marketplace. Can NISO sponsor creation of a chapter-level identifier for the sales channel? Can NISO sponsor creation of best practices for chapter distribution - for example, what additional material (such as front matter, etc.) should be included in the distribution?

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Behaving like a startup

During the BookExpo meeting, the President of Bloomsbury publishing said (paraphrasing), "Any company that isn't behaving like a start-up is doomed". What does this mean? How can a large institution be more nimble, act more quickly, adopt new tech more easily? What can be learned from startups and what can be avoided?

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Create prototypes to determine format/interaction issues

Create prototypes to tease out what needs to be addressed by interchange formats and what needs to be addressed by interactions between systems (API calls). Prototypes should include different models: complete import of data; just linking; hybrids.

 

Further notes at https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-group---protyping

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Determine answers to questions around users

Determine answers to questions around users:

Who are they? How can they and their input be measured? Privacy issues. "Hit and run" versus regular users. Open use cases, etc.

How can users be empowered to create or contribute to bibliographic data?

 

See other questions at https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-group-users

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Further explore rules-related challenges

Given the impact of rules, authority issues, where core, basic data is required; there is a need for extensibility/scalability; and data and standards are dynamic, should we: identify the scale of the problem; determine its starting point; determine format and cataloging rules; manage semantic vocabularies and content through application community profiles; determine question of how one size can fit all (libraries, ...more »

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Mobile Technology & Libraries

Many publishers are adding mobile options to their resources, either through an app, site optimization or other means. How are libraries managing the various options now available for their users?

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