Resource Management in FOLIO: A First Look


Event: Resource Management in FOLIO: A First Look
Time: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11:00AM EST / 1600 GMT
Recording Here

Resource Management within FOLIO is designed to support libraries in all of their selection and acquisitions needs across all print and electronic formats. Introduced in the last FOLIOForum, “The Kabalog,” FOLIO’s data model supports the intricate relationships that frequently occur in content bundled together for acquisitions purposes, as well as linking descriptive metadata, acquisitions information, and knowledge base information to avoid duplication and repetitive work. Reusable functionality to support lifecycle management will be coded into separate apps that can be plugged into any part of the system to provide a consistent user experience. Many of FOLIO’s modules will be designed to integrate with other selection and acquisitions work that may occur outside of FOLIO, from communication in emails to databases for selection.

Kristin Martin and Kristen Wilson, members of the Resource Management Special Interest Group, will provide an overview of the work done to date and an introduction to the functionality by sharing mock-ups, sketches and a prototype of work done to date.

SPEAKERS:

  • Kristin E. Martin, Electronic Resources Management Librarian, University of Chicago
  • Kristen Wilson, Associate Head, Acquisitions and Discovery, North Carolina State University

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The Open Library Community Forum is sponsored by OLE (Open Library Environment) and is governed by the OLE Code of Conduct.

A recording of this Forum will be made available on the OLE website.

The “Kabalog”

Event: The “Kabalog”
Time: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at
11:00AM EST / 1600 GMT
Recording Here
Slide Deck Here

FOLIO is emerging into a world where there is a growing need to support a broadening spectrum of resources, expressed in a widening variety of metadata representations and formats. At the same time, organizations are being asked to reduce the effort involved in describing and managing the resources a library makes available.

In this forum, Marc will talk about the conversations that the FOLIO community have been having around the challenges and opportunities for resource and metadata management, and will share the current thinking on how we hope to embrace the potential of future approaches whilst supporting where we are now to provide the ability to incrementally migrate.

SPEAKER:

  • Marc Johnson, software developer at Knowledge Integration

Please use the hashtag #FOLIOforum on social media for these events.

The Open Library Community Forum is sponsored by OLE (Open Library Environment) and is governed by the OLE Code of Conduct.

A recording of this Forum will be made available on the OLE website.