- Vergleichen Sie die Ressourcenabdeckungen der verschiedenen Anbieter untereinander
- Welche Metadaten werden angezeigt/geliefert?
- Welche Qualität haben diese Metadaten?
- Führen Sie Suchen nach Volltexten (wenn vorhanden), Schlagwörtern und Abstracts (wenn vorhanden) durch.
- Sind die Standardeinstellungen für die Suche angemessen?
Through this data, which portion of library resources are your patrons finding through the discovery service?
What types of information are they accessing through other resources?
Understand which resources are rising to the top of their search results for given searches
Run searches to discover if the vendor’s own data will appear at the top of the search results first or a combination of sources
Identify the resources and tools through which you will gather testing data
Build your network of resources, e.g., other colleagues who are using the same system, and solicit their advice when building test scenarios
Maintain a working relationship with your subscription vendor and utilize their help in connecting you to other sources in your region
Build your own scenarios based on patron feedback
Build survey forms that display after patron search sessions
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Follow-up with patrons via telephone or face-to-face interviews to capture the user experience
Rely on focus group feedback to determine enhancements to the services
Be aware of new developments or enhancements to your system.
Collect information from the vendor, e.g., technical information, case studies from other institutions with the same patron demographic
Attend seminars, conferences or other on-going focus group meetings
Participate in focus groups that seek to improve your system’s operation