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  • Objective: To begin to promote CONTENTdm as an IR. To gage reaction to CONTENTdm IR from audience questions and interactions. Purpose: I am here to present information on how CONTENTdm is used as a Institutional Repository. Process: I am going to talk about .. .. … And we will have 15 minutes for questions. Payoff: You will know one more vision and definition of an IR, you will know how one tool can be used in the workflow of an IR, you will understand more about IR’s. OCLC Vision: OCLC will be the leading global library cooperative, helping libraries serve people by providing economical access to knowledge through innovation and collaboration
  • Conten Tdm

    1. 1. CONTENTdm and the UNO Project Taylor Surface Director, Digital Content Management OCLC January 2005
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional Repository Environment </li></ul><ul><li>The UNO Project @ University of New Orleans </li></ul>
    3. 3. Digital Lifecycle: Share Your Digital Collections Store & Protect Preserve/ Digitize Assets Build Your Collection Find Information & Digital Assets Introduction Preservation/ Digitization Services WorldCat & The Web Education & Planning CONTENTdm Digital Archiving
    4. 4. Library Resources Grid Special Collections Rare books Local/Historical newspapers Photographs Local history materials Archives & Manuscripts, Theses & dissertations Published Content Books Journals Newspapers Govt. docs CD, DVD Maps Scores Institutional Content ePrints/tech reports Learning objects Courseware Local Government reports Training manuals Research data Open Web Content Freely accessible web resources Open source software Newsgroup archives Images Introduction low high low high stewardship uniqueness
    5. 5. Institutional Repository <ul><li>An electronic system that captures, preserves, and provides access to the digital work products of a community. (1) </li></ul>Institutional Repository Environment <ul><li>Definition </li></ul>
    6. 6. Work Products (1) <ul><li>Images, Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Invited talks </li></ul><ul><li>Working Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Technical reports </li></ul><ul><li>Datasets </li></ul><ul><li>Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Theses </li></ul><ul><li>Dissertations </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Patents </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Grammars </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Prints </li></ul>Strategic Fit <ul><li>Art and Art History </li></ul><ul><li>Astronomy </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>. . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics and Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Languages and Cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>… … … </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Religion and Classics </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul>Institutional Repository Environment
    7. 7. IR Landscape <ul><li>The drive for IR </li></ul>Cost of Peer Review Journals Electronic sharing of information The Scholarly Information Crisis Scholarly output as Institutional and/or personal asset Institutional Repository Environment
    8. 8. IR Landscape <ul><li>Features & Functions </li></ul>Digitization Access and Authorization Version control Metadata Batch processing Institutional Repository Environment
    9. 9. How it works theoretically … <ul><li>Scholar registers on network, joining a “community” </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar enters the descriptive metadata (e.g. Author, Title, abstract, date) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar uploads item </li></ul><ul><li>Submission creates OAI record </li></ul><ul><li>OAI harvesters for which collection is registered regularly gather the information and load it into their systems </li></ul>Institutional Repository Environment
    10. 10. OAI Harvesters <ul><li>OAIster (University of Michigan) </li></ul><ul><li>RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) </li></ul>Institutional Repository Environment
    11. 11. IR Landscape <ul><li>Workflow </li></ul>Prepublication work is not being captured Some published work is being captured Librarians do all the work Institutional Repository Environment
    12. 12. Project Goals <ul><li>Share scholarly content (generally faculty) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Direct Deposit” </li></ul><ul><li>Open online access </li></ul><ul><li>University rather than discipline </li></ul><ul><li>John Kelly, Digital Initiatives Librarian </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://library.uno.edu/about/staff/kelly.html </li></ul></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    13. 13. Information components <ul><li>Descriptive metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Link to online file (PDF) </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative maintenance & review of additions </li></ul><ul><li>Open Archives Initiative capability </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    14. 14. Benefits all around <ul><li>Wider dissemination of scholar’s work </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration of the university’s scholarly output can be measured </li></ul><ul><li>Library assumes responsibility for migrating material as technology changes </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    15. 15. UNO Project <ul><li>Using the LOUISiana Digital Library as host </li></ul><ul><li>CONTENTdm software </li></ul><ul><li>Using legacy materials as pilot project </li></ul><ul><li>Expand service to all faculty members </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    16. 16. Project Challenges <ul><li>No self-service component </li></ul><ul><li>Different departments, different needs </li></ul><ul><li>Consortia collection hierarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Tailoring metadata to reflect that hierarchy </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    17. 17. Solutions: CONTENTdm <ul><li>A complete digital content management system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Import digital objects, create metadata, index, store, query and share </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Web access to special collections, teaching materials and more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specifically designed for multi-format digital collections – images, text, A/V </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers powerful tools for collection builders and end users </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. CONTENTdm <ul><li>Solutions-oriented: Supports use of primary source materials for range of applications </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion & collaboration: Over 200 users from all types of libraries and other organizations collaborate with affiliates and support each other </li></ul><ul><li>Basic system structure: Facilitates flexible and staged implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Open and standards-based architecture: Supports interoperability and extensions </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of use: Leverages resources in building, managing, and using collections </li></ul><ul><li>Access: Delivers digital resources when/where needed </li></ul>
    19. 19. CONTENTdm components Capture Index Organize Administer Query Display Share Acquisition Stations (Clients) CONTENTdm Server Custom Web Interfaces
    20. 20. CONTENTdm: Getting the work done <ul><li>Database definitions/set-up </li></ul><ul><li>Import digital resources </li></ul><ul><li>Create metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Build database/indices </li></ul><ul><li>Create your look & feel </li></ul><ul><li>Access by users </li></ul>Web Server Digital Object Database set-up Acquisition Station Access Web Templates
    21. 21. Solutions: Departmental Assistance <ul><li>Load Acquisition Station on a computer in department </li></ul><ul><li>Train staff or graduate assistant how to enter data and upload files </li></ul><ul><li>Collection Administrator reviews submissions before making them available </li></ul><ul><li>Experience shows more assistance needed than originally thought </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    22. 22. Solutions: Metadata & Hierarchy <ul><li>Consulted with departments to see how they used their papers and how they wished to have access </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion metadata to reflect hierarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Use templates and controlled vocabulary to minimize mistakes and speed entry </li></ul><ul><li>Department-level collections under UNO Digital Research, with series identified </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    23. 23. UNO Project <ul><li>Umbrella page with department collections </li></ul><ul><li>College of Urban and Public Affairs (CUPA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different series for different types of papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less subject control (keywords assigned) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Department of Economics & Finance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater subject control (keywords by authors; JEL subject classification) </li></ul></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    24. 24. Copyright & Self-Archiving <ul><li>Mutually supporting alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Previous publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check contracts for terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review publishers policies & request permission </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write self-archiving rights into contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many publishers less skittish now </li></ul>University of New Orleans, UNO Project
    25. 25. Publishers Giving OK
    26. 26. Webliography <ul><li>“ Understanding Faculty to Improve Content Recruitment for Institutional Repositories ”, Foster & Gibbons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.dlib.org/dlib/january05/foster/01foster.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Institutional Repositories: Partnering with Faculty to Enhance Scholarly Communication ”, Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dlib.org/dlib/november02/johnson/11johnson.html </li></ul><ul><li>SPARC Repository Resources : Wide variety of materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.arl.org/sparc/repos/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-Prints FAQ on Self-Archiving : Good discussion of copyright issues </li></ul><ul><li>Publishers’ Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SHERPA : Data originally generated by Romeo Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Journal Policy Database : University of Cincinnati </li></ul></ul>Institutional Repository Environment

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