EDS with A-to-Z and LinkSource

Discovery Layer Update
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Discovery Layer Project
• Why?
• What?
A-to-Z and LinkSource
OLINKS Migration
When? (Project Timeline)
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Why? Silos of information not easily discoverable
library catalog
A&I databases
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Search, discover, refine
Library catalog
A&I databases
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What? Discovery Layer
Research is more thorough
Research conducted more quickly
End user FINDS sources
Items that library paid for get more use, increasing ROI
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Purpose of Each EBSCO Resource
• EDS search multiple fields down to the article/item level
for your entire collection, including your library catalog, in
the familiar EBSCOhost platform
• A-to-Z a searchable, title-level list of all your database,
e-journal package, and individual e-journal content
• LinkSource serves as a seamless OpenURL connector
between online services where the user is searching for
an item and the full text is found elsewhere in your
collection; use LinkSource to link to your ILL forms
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When? Timeline
• ITN #600412 - Discovery Layer Task Force selects
• Agreement finalized December 14, 2012
• Project starts January 1, 2013
• Two projects
– Libraries can opt-in to EDS (15 institutions per quarter)
– OLINKS migration to  LinkSource
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Implemented EDS with A-to-Z and LinkSource
before 2013
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
Sinclair Community College
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Implemented A-to-Z before 2013
Cincinnati Christian University
Hiram College
John Carroll University
Marietta College
Owens Community College
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Implemented A-to-Z with LinkSource before
Cedarville University
Cleveland Clinic Library
College of Mount St. Joseph
Wright State University
Xavier University
Youngstown State University
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1Q Institutions – All catalogs now live
Columbus College of Art & Design
Bluffton University
Defiance College
Edison Community College
Franciscan University
Methodist Theological School in Ohio
Mount Carmel School of Nursing
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Ohio Northern University
Pontifical College Josephinum
University of Findlay
Wright State University
Xavier University
Youngstown State University
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2Q Institutions
Ashland University
Belmont College
Cedarville University
Heidelberg University
Hiram College
Lakeland Community College
Lourdes University
Marietta College
Otterbein University
Owens Community College
Trinity Lutheran Seminary
University of Dayton
University of Mount Union
Urbana University
Walsh University
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3Q Institutions
Athenaeum of Ohio
Baldwin Wallace University
College of Mount Saint Joseph
John Carroll University
Lorain County Community College
Malone University
Mercy College of Ohio
Muskingum University
Ohio Dominican
Terra State Community College
Tiffin University
University of Akron
Ursuline College
Wilmington College
Wittenberg University
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4Q Institutions
Cleveland State University
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University
Notre Dame College
Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology
State Library of Ohio
University of Cincinnati
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LinkSource and A-to-Z
• Ohio State University (EBSCO set up LinkSource Feb 8)
• University of Toledo (EBSCO set up LinkSource Feb 13)
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OhioLINK Resources Available in EDS
OhioLINK central catalog now live in EDS
ETD now live in EDS
EJC and EBC live in libraries' A-to-Z
Music Center coming soon
DRC has been split into the following IRs: Physics
demos, Sanborn maps, Educational Films for Humanities
& Sciences; [which includes Ambrose], and Saskia Art
• EAD TBD (it's not yet OAI-PMH compliant)
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Go to your EBSCOadmin, databases tab and set the OhioLINK resource to
"on" or "off," depending on your preference.
Remember to click the "submit" button on the bottom of the page.
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Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) EDS Search Page
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Link to Catalog
Limiter to filter
results from
Result List for a Search Term: pediatric cardiology
Note: the ILL link appearing on the result list can be customized to appear only if the item is not available.
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The Basic and Advanced Search pages have a limiter for catalog results as well as
Note: the Northeast Ohio Medical University catalog has been set as a default catalog
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In the Location Limiter box users have the option to select “All” locations or
OhioLINK Library Catalog in addition to NEOMED
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In EBSCOadmin, select the EBSCO Discovery Service profile to customize catalog
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Select the Customize Service main tab and the Databases subtab to add
or remove catalog databases.
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Select the down arrow next to Show to view the Enabled databases to
automatically search in EBSCO Discovery Service. Selecting Disabled will
show the databases currently not searched in EBSCO Discovery Service.
Note: OhioLINK Library Catalog is set to “Disabled” in library accounts.
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Select the Searching subtab to view catalog limiter settings.
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On the Limiter setup screen, administrators can set the order, default
settings, choose to display or change the labels of limiters.
Select Modify next to the Location Limiter to set default locations.
For example, set Northeast Ohio Medical University Catalog as the default catalog.
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Administrators can set the order of which
catalog is listed first on the search page.
Administrators can set the
default catalog Location to be
searched. Users have the
option to change the default
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Northeast Ohio Medical University Library Catalog has been set as the
default catalog to display results on the result list.
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Holdings table headings can be customized on the Result List as well as
the Detailed Display.
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Under the Viewing Results
subtab, select “Customize
Catalog Holdings Table
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Catalog Holdings Table Headings can be customized for each catalog and can
also be formatted in other languages. Sub-Headings are also available.
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Additional Customizations to the Catalog Record
CustomLinks can be added to the holdings table and can be customized
to appear based on a condition. For example, a link to an ILL form can
appear if the book is not available.
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s, etc.)
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EHIS Connectors
• Each library gets 2 EHIS connectors free
• Small libraries with resources that roughly look like
OhioLINK central’s resources:
– Suggested EHIS Connectors
Proquest Disserations
BIOSIS Previews
American Periodicals Series Online
• Widgets are free
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Who? Suggested Implementation Roles
Functions & Tasks
Staff Rolls
Often this staff manages
Electronic Resources Librarian
Suggest interface customization to
increase ease of searching; help
implement the catalog; create subjectspecific of EDS; create usability study
Reference Librarian
Help implement the catalog
Help implement an IR
Help with EDS branding and design;
create marketing plan; create
marketing materials
Marketing Representative
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Who? Suggested Implementation Roles, continued
Functions & Tasks
Staff Rolls
Help with branding and design;
incorporate EDS on webpage; design
of search box
Web Page Developer
Provide network information; help FTP Information Technology Librarian
MARC records; provide network
information for RTAC
Develop an EDS training plan for staff,
faculty and students; help with
usability study; develop training
Training Representative
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• 53 of *86 libraries now scheduled to implement EDS
*Miami University, Ohio University, Shawnee State University, and Sinclair
Community College implemented EDS prior to start of project
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• Training at the State Library of Ohio and regional training
• OhioLINK Discovery Layer Implementation Listserv
• OhioLINK Discovery Layer Advisory Committee
(Marty Jenkins, Wright State University; Carrie Preston, Ohio
University; Janet Stewart, Shawnee State University; and Mark Strang,
Bowling Green State University)
EBSCO Documentation
EBSCO EDS Listserv
EBSCO wiki
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Resources continued
• EBSCO A-to-Z
• EBSCO LinkSource
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Who? Project Contacts
• OhioLINK Contact for EDS, A-to-Z and LinkSource
Eliza Sproat ([email protected])
• EBSCO A-to-Z Support for initial set up
Ariana Hazen ([email protected])
• EBSCO LinkSource Support for initial set up
Ariana Hazen ([email protected])
• EBSCO EDS Support for initial set up
Wayne Mackey ([email protected])
• EBSCO Cataloging Support for initial set up
Hannah German ([email protected])
• EBSCO EDS Training
Kathy Kiely ([email protected])
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Who? Post Project Contacts (after service start)
• EBSCO services [email protected]
• OhioLINK Contact for EDS, A-to-Z and LinkSource
Eliza Sproat [email protected] or
[email protected]
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Eliza Sproat
Manager, Discovery Layer Implementation &
Communications Liaison, OhioLINK
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