Implementation Plan
[November 11, 2006]


Phase 1: WebBridge External Linking.  Linking from a citation in one external resource (vendor-hosted database) to full-text elsewhere

Phase 2: WebBridge Article Linker (a web-based search form that users fill out to find articles)  To see an example: (Search for “Journal of Business Strategy” / 2002)

Phase 3: Potential implementation if the library personnel want it – Linking to external resources (such as websites) from bib records in Chinook, and from Millennium (not currently scheduled for implementation)


Remainder of Phase 1 Implementation:


November 21-22: Finish Setting up Gale Databases

November 27-Dec.1: Set up Proquest, JSTOR; resolve EBSCOhost issue; WebBridge Committee Meeting?


December 4-8: Set up Wilson, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar; Prepare for Q&A Session; prepare WebBridge PR for Matt Hamilton


December 11-15: Q&A Session; Set up ILLiad, AIP, Blackwell, EBSCO EJS, Routledge, Oxford…CrossRef??? WebBridge Committee Meeting to recap Q&A session


December 18-19: Set up Britannica, IOP, Kluwer; Resource testing if time


Christmas week off


January 2-5: Start setting up origins


January 8-12: Committee Meeting; Finish setting up origins, final testing of origins and resources


January 16: GO LIVE with Phase 1


Spring Semester, 2007:

Work on Phase 2 -- Implementing WebBridge Article Linker