Resource Discovery Timeline

High-level timeline for the various resource discovery components

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September 2021

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Provider database training with KLS expert searchers - phase 1
  • Co-production of promotional and training collateral
  • Development of peer support activities

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

  • Setup of EDS instances
  • Welcome to the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub training
  • EBSCO Link resolver and EDS administration training

LibKey

  • Introduction to LibKey and BrowZine Workshop (North East and Yorkshire, national organisations, London, the East of England and the South East)
  • LibKey Advanced - Libkey.io and LibKey Nomad (North East and Yorkshire, national organisations, London, the East of England and the South East)
  • Setup of ThirdIron accounts to be able to administer LibKey instances

Reference management tools

  • Training on using RefWorks

Helpdesk and support

  • Set up of FreshService helpdesk infrastructure

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - procurement evaluations

October 2021

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Provider database training with KLS expert searchers - phase 1
  • Co-production of promotional and training collateral
  • Development of peer support activities

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

  • Launch of NHS Knolwedge and Library Hub
  • Welcome to the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub training
  • EBSCO Link resolver and EDS administration training

LibKey

  • Introduction to LibKey and BrowZine Workshop (South West)
  • LibKey Advanced - Libkey.io and LibKey Nomad (South West)
  • Setup of ThirdIron accounts to be able to administer LibKey instances
  • Integration of LibKey with provider databases

Reference management tools

  • Training on using RefWorks
  • RefWorks accounts set up for KLS staff

Helpdesk and support

  • Service desk open for routine business (from Hub launch)
  • Service desk open for enhacement and development requests (from Hub launch)
  • Knowledgebase set up and populated with frequently asked questions

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - procurement decision

November 2021

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Co-production of promotional and training collateral
  • Development of peer support activities

LibKey

  • Introduction to LibKey and BrowZine Workshop (Midlands and the North West)
  • LibKey Advanced - Libkey.io and LibKey Nomad (Midlands and the North West)
  • Integration of LibKey with provider databases

Reference management tools

  • Training on using RefWorks
  • RefWorks accounts set up for KLS staff

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation starts
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1a starts

December 2021

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Co-production of promotional and training collateral
  • Development of peer support activities

LibKey

  • Integration of LibKey with provider databases

Reference management tools

  • Training on using RefWorks
  • RefWorks accounts set up for KLS staff

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation phase
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1a continues

January 2022

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Provider database training with KLS expert searchers - phase 2
  • Promotional and training collateral available
  • Peer support activities available

Reference management tools

  • Training on using RefWorks
  • RefWorks accounts set up for KLS staff

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation phase
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1a continues

February 2022

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Provider database training with KLS expert searchers - phase 2

Reference management tools

  • RefWorks accounts set up for KLS staff

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation phase
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1a continues and phase 1b starts

March 2022

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • HDAS is switched off

Link Resolver

  • Wolters Kluwer ODS link resolver retires

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation phase
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1a completes

April 2022

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers
  • Provider databases now used for searching

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation phase
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 2 starts

May 2022

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - system implementation phase

June 2022

Move to using provider databases

  • Training to use provider database interfaces by providers

Library management systems

  • East of England and KSS Consortia - new systems live
  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1b continues

July 2022

Library management systems

  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 1b completes

August 2022

Library management systems

  • Midlands Koha Consortium - phase 2 completes

National Core Content

Current contracts run through to March 2024

Authentication

Current contract runs through to May 2022