Kuali OLE Update for Partners – July 2012

Highlights for July

● New Project Manager, Patty Mescher begins review of roadmap and progress on 0.8 and 1.0

● New partner, Villanova begins participating on OLE teams. Joe Lucia joins the OLE Board and Kathleen O’Connor joins the Functional Council.

● Tim McGeary (Lehigh) resigns as Functional Council Chair, as he takes a new position at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Molly Tamarkin (Duke) is named as the new FC chair.

● Robert McDonald begins a new role in the project: Director of Kuali OLE Community Development

● GOKb meeting with JISC Collections

● Planning for face-to-face FC meeting in August and Kuali Days in Oct.

Active Teams


– Submitted “Cataloging: Search (Document Retrieval) Requirements” pertaining to bibliographic, holdings, and item data searching

– Began review of staff user search functional specs

– Attended various cross-functional working meetings to:

. Discuss and determine solutions related to the Instance schema and DocStore

. Discuss ‘work units’ and ‘record ownership’

– Plan to set-up a series of combined Editor Team/Describe Tiger Team meetings to review how all of the pieces/cross points are starting to work together

OLE 0.8 User Requirements:

– Global Edit Holdings & Item Description (completed)

– Classification Schemas (in progress)

OLE 0.8 Codeable Specs:

– Import Bibliographic Description (completed): Reviewed and approved for HTC handoff.

– Transfer OLE/Instance (completed): Reviewed and approved for HTC handoff.

Select & Acquire

○ Contributed to the search functionality survey as it pertains to acquisitions searching

○ Approved functional ingest specs for match and overlay of records

Current release: 0.6 (May 2012)

● Demo: http://demo.ole.kuali.org/ole-demo/portal.jsp

● Drivers Manual: https://wiki.kuali.org/display/OLE/OLE+0.6+Milestone+User+Documentation


Next scheduled release: 0.8

● Road map: http://www.kuali.org/OLE/Timeline

● Timeline (requires KIS account) : https://docs.google.com/a/kuali.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuB_LtZjzdSedG9kRVB5Z1laTEMzc1RIWTFBam5NMXc#gid=0


Website: http://www.kuali.org/ole/

Blog: http://kualiole.tumblr.com/

Recent presentations: http://www.kuali.org/ole/presentations

Wiki : https://wiki.kuali.org/display/OLE/Home

● Note: some sections will require a KIS account

● OLE 101: https://wiki.kuali.org/display/OLE/Getting+Started+with+OLE+-+OLE+101

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