May 14, 2013

(A) Bento box method

  1. North Caroline State University (NCSU)
    Website structure: Find | Get Help | Services | About
    Discovery - Bento box (Summon, classic, web site and other sources)
    More: Launch publicity , Redesign project page, Personas, Discussion about NCSU library website
  2. Princeton University Library
    Website structure: Research | Libraries and Collections | Services | About
    Discovery: Bento box (Primo, Summon, Databases, web site and LibGuides)
    Library Web Redesign Project - Libguides for subject guides.
  3. Stanford University
    Website structure: About | Using the Library| Guides | Research Support | Ask Us
    Discovery: Bento box (Books & media, databases, web site, and links to Xsearch and Google Scholar) -uses Blacklight
    More: Two things prompted by a new website. Nice 'Places to study' page | Stuart Snydman's A brief techical primer on Stanford's new library website
  4. Dartmouth College
    Website structure: Find It | Research Support | Services | About the Libraries | Teaching Support | Help Yourself
    Discovery: Bento box (Summon, Library catalog, website)
  5. University of Michigan
    Website structure: Search | Browse | Get Help
    Discovery: Bento Box (Databases, Catalog, Online Journals, Additional -Looking for articles (Summon)... , Research Guides, Library webpages, Collections, Librarians, Staff Directory
  6. University of Calgary
    Website structure: Search Collections | Services | Hours and Locations | About Us | Get Help
    Discovery: Bento Box (Summon (articles), Summon (journals), Summon (books etc), Summon (more), Recommended Databases.
  7. Grinnell
    Website structure: 8 headings
    Discovery: Bento box (Vufind, Worldcat, 20 EBSCO databases)
  8. National Library of Australia (Trove)
    Discovery: Bento Box (Classic - Journal, articles and data sets - Music etc - Diaries etc - people and organisations - Picture etc - Newspapers - Maps - Archived websites - Lists)

April 17, 2013

(B) Interfiled delivery of discovery results (Under construction, currently being redone)

  1. Portland State University
    Website structure: Resources | Research Help | Services | About Library
    Discovery: Worldcat Local (being replaced by Primo of Orbis Cascade Alliance)
  2. University of Minnesota
    Website structure: Services | Find | About | Help
    Discovery: Primo
  3. Virginia Commonwealth University
    Website structure: Search Collections | Use the Library | Research Help | About the Library
    New website design coming Jan 2014
    Discovery: Primo
  4. University of Miami
    Website structure: Books Articles CD/DVDs | Research | Libraries & Collections | Services | About | Accounts
    Discovery: Summon
  5. UC Merced
    Website structure: About the Library | Resources | Tech Help | Contact Us (also On Display and Hours/Calendar)
    Discovery: Worldcat Local - Melvyl
  6. Deakin University
    Website structure: Study | Teach | Research | Access and Borrow | Campus Libraries | plus more)
    Discovery: EbscoDiscovery plus also Encore Synergy
  7. Stellenbosch University
    Website structure: Search | Services | How do I? | About Us (also Libraries category)
    Discovery: Primo
  8. Karolinska Institutet
    Website structure: Customizable library homepage, never seen anything like this before.
    Discovery: Summon
  9. James Cook University library
    Website structure: Find - Learn - Connect - About (Also Get Help and News)
    Discovery: Summon
    Removing Library Jargon from our Home page - what Google Analytics tells us.
  10. University of British Columbia
    Website structure: Search Collections - Hours & Locations - Use the Library - Get Research Help - About Us - Login
    Discovery: Summon
  11. Harvard
    Website structure: Search and Find - Research Support - Libraries and Archives -About Us - Help
    Discovery: No (going to Primo/Alma), Articles default is Academic Search Premier.
  12. California (San Francisco)
    Website structure: Collections & Resources - Classes, consulting & Help - Services - Visit
    Discovery - Bento box (tabbed) - but no actual discovery product.
  13. Villanova
    Website structure: Home | Search | Guides | Get Help - with multiple horizontal navigation bars under these
    Discovery- VuFind and Summon (ie. Summon api within VuFind)

March 30, 2013

Some other resources


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