Roadmap

Project Timeline as of June 2019
  • May 2018 – First meeting at WOLFcon, Durham, NC
  • August 2018 – Project ReShare Steering Committee Kick-off, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fall 2018 – Project organization and resourcing, development of Product Management Team and Subject Matter Expert group
  • Fall 2018 –  Development of functional requirements and roadmap for MVP representing initial go-live needs of participating libraries, including discovery and delivery
  • Architectural analysis, identification of platform concept and development environment  — COMPLETE
  • Establishment of initial development team; establishment of communications channels and initial development backlog  — COMPLETE
  • Initial technical prototype of decentralized fulfillment engine  — COMPLETE
  • OpenURL responder to provide baseline discovery layer integration for testing  — COMPLETE
  • Initial scoping of shared index  — COMPLETE
  • Initial technical prototype of a centralized library directory, storing borrower/lender library profiles, policies, etc.  — IN PROCESS
  • UX Design and Development with a diverse group of subject matter experts   — IN PROCESS
  • Testing with discovery layers, including Alma/Primo and VuFind  — IN PROCESS
  • Fall 2019 – Completion of MVP
  • Spring 2020 – Piloting and early adopter phase

More detailed documentation about progress and planning can be found on our wiki space.