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Unofficial Transcript of unofficial audio session provided by James Staub. Non-anonymous corrections are welcome.


Information brief : The new federal depository library directory
Information brief : The new federal depository library directory #2 : administrative module
FDLP Desktop 2.0
Browse topics beta 2.0

FDLP directory
1339 slide phased approach
contractor has a deadline – we hope to release new functions by the end of the summer
1340-ish slide new features
admin module is available with password authentication – libraries can directly change their own profiles
new fields: catalog url, partner library, notes fields (“The library is currently on fire”)
1344 slide screenshot login
1344 slide screenshot directory password retrieval
1344 slide screenshot directory input form
1345 slide screenshot library profile
1345 slide screenshot library profile editing
1346 slide screenshot library profile editing bottom
1346 slide screenshot change contact screen
1347 slide help
1347 slide screenshot map / bottom
1348 slide screenshot directory search results
1349 slide screenshot public profile view
1349 slide steps to implementation
includes OPAL training session
1351 slide questions
1351 GS – we currently pull data from the fbb – will there be an API for pulling the directory from CGP?
LR – there will be an export feature in the fully implemented directory
GS – what about real-time access?
LR – I’ll get back to you

1352 ?? from ?? – can we get alerts of updates?
LR – there will be an internal alert service, and we’ll

1353 ?? San Antonio, can we put links in the notes field?
LR – I’ll check
?? relabel “notes” “public notes”

1354 KS – creating a lot of databases – will they link to each other so info does not have to be changed in 12 places?
LR – I can only speak to the CGP ones [i.e., no]

Browse topics
[web site on screen]
15 categories
1400 will track stats to determine most used resources
Kathy Amen was the beta tester – thanks!
MOU has been submitted to GPO by OSU, and this will determine implementation timeline

? how long does it take to become a contributor?
KaS please contact Barbara or Suzanne

Julie Linden, Yale U – Will GPO catalog each topic?
KaS I’ll confer with Lori afterwards
JL – some kind of metadata would increase visibility

Valerie Glenn – I was playing around with the site
KaS the system is beta – we have placeholder topics right now…

screen on site
1409 navigation – now have pulldown menus pointing to the various “buckets”
1413 [follows link to FDLP promotional graphics]
1413 [back to Desktop]
1415 [go to calendar]
1416 searching the desktop
1418 [return to Desktop]
profile allows needs and offers tool through the site profile
1420 dead air
1421 more on profiles
1422 needs and offers
1424 my links
1426 registration will be through these tools, and should be much more reliable
1428 privileges
1428 moderated chats

1430 ST souther Illinois – will the public be able to see a Needs and Offers list?
KaS right now it’s not, but we could
ST explains
1431 TB lot of acronyms – can you unpack them for the new folks?
KaS – will do

Amy West – Needs and Offers – is there a batch capability?
KaS we can look into ingest

1433 AM can you search the needs and offers?
KaS they are available in site search. There is a restricted search to N&O, too.

1434 ?? [she didn’t say her name earlier, either] item amendment… too slow, too painful.
KaS please fill out the evaluation form and mention the functionality you need

Saron Partridge, Jefferson Co Public Library – can we link folks who offer an item with folks who need it?
KaS we cannot do that now, but it’s a great suggestion

1436 KaS we’re getting a new domain

1437 PH linking the directory with the experts directory council has requested – I think he’s asking how do you decide what’s public and what’s not

1438 AM seems like we’re missing opportunities to link services. There need to be next steps to put everything in one place
KaS we’re trying to make the Desktop that place for the FDLP community. Browse topics and the Desktop are running on the same program, and might be integrated

1440 Barbie Selbie – which platform is that?
KaS – basically, MySQL and PHP – tools well documented

1441 BS Anouncements

1442 adjourn

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