Story: Bailey is a faculty member who is beginning a new area of research. Bailey wants to find literature and research data in her new area, as well as make connections with other researchers.
Scenario: Bailey uses the combined library catalog, research databases, and VIVO to explore her new area of research (in-depth), find mentors, and find collaborators.
Story: Jamie is a librarian who wants to make sure that Smathers Libraries patrons have access to faculty publications.
Scenario: Jamie uses VIVO and ORCID IDs in the library catalog to query these databases, and obtain a list of faculty publications. Jamie uses the structured publication data to query the library catalog, the consortium catalog, and our research databases to find areas for collection development.
Story: Nickie is an undergraduate doing research on the Haitian Revolution. Nickie wants to find resources to support this work.
Scenario: Nickie finds a book about Haitian history in the library catalog, and uses linked subject terms to discover that the library has digitized historic maps from the period of the Revolution.
Story: Penny is doing research with Baldwin Library materials and wants to find all of the copies of Pilgrim's Progress that have been digitized in UFDC.
Scenario: Penny can query the catalog for all editions of Pilgrim's Progress with links to UFDC.