Users managing content in Shared Shelf may also make their content available to the public in Shared Shelf Commons –an more basic version of ARTstor Workspace that allows users to search, browse, view, download and share content via URLs. -Colby College, U of Delaware, Cornell are first institutions to dip their toes in the water and their collections are now available- Shared Shelf Commons content is currenly not made available within the ARTstor Digital Library, but may be in the future. If collection managers want to make their local content available to internal users (at their institution alongside ADL content) as well as to public users on WWW, they can publish from Shared Shelf to both target collections.
Types of content managed by Shared Shelf
Shared Shelf: Media Management Software that Facilitates Access to Your Collections
Shared Shelf Development PartnersLead Partners Working with such experienced partners will help to build a system to unlock multimedia from archives all around the campus as well as from scholars own collections. – James Shulman, PresidentPartners
Shared Shelf makes it practical for institutions to combine multimediacreated by individuals, those held by the institution, and those in ARTstorDigital Library without the need for local onsite infrastructure.
Your Content and Shared Shelf Infrastructure Shared Shelf Commons Mixing local & ARTstor content Cataloging environment Shared vocabularies Cloud Computing Institutional repository (API) Asset management API Web exhibitions Google Images
Control How Broadly You Share Your Content Public on the World Wide Web 1,400+ institutions subscribing to ARTstor worldwide Your institution & designated others Your institution Hosted collection Shared hosted Contributed Shared Shelf Commons collections collection & Omeka sites Restricted Access Shared Access Open Access
Shared Shelf Commons:Share Your Local Content on the World Wide Web • Shared Shelf Commons is a free open-access library of images. • Search and browse collections with tools to zoom, print, export, and share images via URLs.
Why are so many institutions interested in Shared Shelf? Increased efficiencies in cataloging work: • Customizable metadata schemas and cataloging screens • Community built and shared vocabularies • Integrated Getty authorities (AAT, TGN, ULAN) Cost-effective Web-based software: • No local technical support required • No local software or hardware maintenance • Secure, online back up of source multimedia • Easy web-based access for unlimited users Centralization of image and media resources: • Simultaneously search local content and 1.4 million images in the ARTstor Digital Library • Feature-rich ARTstor Workspace tools geared toward teaching with media • Consolidation of multiple media systems for easier support • Opportunities for collaboration between departments and institutions
Manage Diverse CollectionsTypes of collections • Departmental teaching collections • Library special collections • Faculty collections • Campus museum collectionsSubject Areas • Visual Arts • Performing Arts • Humanities • Social Sciences • Natural Sciences • Campus events, buildings, staff, institutional history*Shared Shelf supports non-art metadata models including DARWIN Core & AVM (Astronomy Visualization Metadata Standard).
What’s New & What’s Next?Shared Shelf Updates & Developments • New fees offer greater value and predictability, making budgeting easier • Multimedia support of 20+ file types • Digital preservation support • Publish content to the Web via your institutions Omeka site • …Work record support • …Advanced Administrative Tools • …Enhanced import/export – Excel, XML, OAI • …Enhanced publishing options, project requirements and restrictions
Stay Informed… - Register for a free 60-day trial - Join our free 30-minute webinars to view Shared Shelf live Visit us online: www.sharedshelf.org Contact me directly: Colleen.Hunter@ARTstor.org (212) 500-2439