Head, Interlibrary Services & Digital Reformatting Specialist
The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library
Indiana Online Users Group, Spring 2015
...until you run out of work to do.
Chances are, ILL can pick that up!
Differentiate between content and its physical/digital manifestation(s)
Unambiguously identify information entities (e.g., authorities)
Leverage and expose relationships between and among entities
Are our policies on reformatting and content migration keeping up with discovery?
LOD will expose a significant amount of primary source material. Are we prepared to share?
Implementation of BIBFRAME will reveal areas for improvement in our policy and relationships.
Massie, Dennis. 2013. Tiers for Fears: Sensible, Streamlined Sharing of Special Collections. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Research.
Ultimately, resource sharing will continue to be about relationships, maintaining those relationships, and meeting information needs of patrons.
Current ILL modes of delivery not conducive to one-off requests.
Gardner, Carolyn and Gardner, Gabriel Bypassing Interlibrary Loan Via Twitter: An Exploration of #icanhazpdf Requests., 2015 . In ACRL 2015, Portland, Oregon , March 25-28, 2015. [Conference paper]
What about curating data, supplements, and digital humanities?
Faculty requesting their own work is a missed opportunity for intervention and data to seed IRs.
Long term agility in addition to short term needs.