Institution Registry Stakeholders’ Meeting
October 7, 2005
Welcome and Introductions
Overview of agenda and objectives
Overview of Institution Registry
What problem does it solve?
What does and doesn’t it do?
High-level functionality requirements
Libraries and publishers
Ringgold and Atypon
Factors for success
Implementation (Georgios Papadopoulas, Atypon)
Discuss IR at a high-level
Discuss high-level functionality requirements – identify key requirements for libraries and publishers
Atypon and Ringgold presentations – what are similarities/differences?
How do they meet the requirements?
Discuss governance and business models
Discuss possibilities for collaboration
Decide next steps: working groups, possible prototypes
How do we make this happen in the “right” way?
Efficient exchange of information between institutions and service providers
Streamline processes around accessing information
Who owns system?
Who owns data in the system?
Data validation/control of data entry?
Who gets access to system
Institution Registry: Governance and Business Models
Goal: long-term, sustainable, representative
Stakeholder groups need to be involved in governance
Not-for-profit required or is commercial company acceptable?
Separate organization or existing organization?
Goal: long-term sustainability, cost recovery
Commercial service acceptable?
Charges related to usage
Initial funding/startup costs vs ongoing cost recovery
Charge other users of data (A&Is, agents)?
Annual member fee?