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  • Access to Digital Heritage Resources using What, Where, When and Who Michael Buckland Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative University of California, Berkeley DEN Conference, Rotterdam Dec 12-13, 2006
  • Support the Learner: What, Where, When and Who Supported by the Institute of Museum and Library ServicesFive ideas . . .1. Understanding means knowing the context.2. Using internet resources should be like using a library reference collection?3. Find context of any museum object, document, or performance: What is related to it in: what it is, where it came from, when it originated, and who associated with it?4. WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, and WHO as a useful structure.5. Make better use of existing descriptive metadata. Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 2
  • Support for the Learner with a QueryFacet Vocabulary Displays Any catalog: Archives,WHAT Thesaurus Cross- Libraries, Museums, TV, e.g. LCSH references PublishersWHERE Gazetteer MapWHEN Period directory TimelineWHO Biograph. dict. Interpersonal Any resource: e.g. Who’s Who relationships Audio, Images, Texts, Numeric data, Objects, Virtual reality, Webpages Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 3
  • WHAT Subject headings Cross-references LCSH: Kung fu films see Martial Arts films Previously Hand-to-hand fighting, oriental, in motion pictures Automobile: - PASS MOT VEH, SPARK IGN ENGNEED TO MAP (U.S. Import/Export statistics)TO & BETWEEN - TL 205 (Library of Congress Classification)UNFAMILIAR - 180/280 (US Patent classification)VOCABULARIES - 3711 (Standard Industrial Classification)Computer: HS 847120 Digital auto data proc mach contng in thesame housing a CPU and input & output device.”(InternationalHarmonized Commodity Classification System). Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 4
  • WHERE Gazetteer Map Dots link to portal Ctesiphon (Ancient site) Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 5
  • Going places in the catalog! Linked to a gazetteer and map display. Geographic sort of books on Folklore. Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 6
  • WHERE Using a map and a gazetteer as a geographic search aid, e.g. lists capital cities (PPLC) in box around South America. Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 7
  • WHEN Time period directoryTimeline Prototype time period directory at Generates catalog Sample entry search Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 8
  • WHEN, WHERE and WHO. Search in LC catalog foryields 65 records showing who was doing what: Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 9
  • WHEN Time Period Directory Timeline Link to Catalog Link to Wikipedia Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 10
  • WHO Biographical Dictionary Complex relationships Life events metadata WHAT: Actions prisoner WHERE: Places Holstein WHEN: Times 1261-1262 WHO: People Margaret Sambiria Need external links Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 11
  • Linking vocabularies WHAT, WHERE, WHENLibrary subject headingsTopic – Geographic subdivision – Chronological subdivisionPlace name gazetteer:Place name – Type – Spatial markers (Lat & long) – WhenTime Period DirectoryPeriod name – Type – Time markers (Calendar) – Where Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 12
  • Well-developed facet indexes include other facets. What Where When WhoWHAT (LCSH) A A A AWHERE (Place Gazet.) M M M -WHEN (Period dir.) M M M -WHO (Biogr dict.) M M M M M = Mandatory; A = If ApplicableNeed mappings between their vocabularies, e.g. From NGA Gazetteer Geographic Description Code “Lthse”(Lighthouse) to LCSH “Lighthouses.” Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 13
  • Any document, object, or performance Connect it with its context – and other resources.Facet Vocabulary Displays Any catalog: Archives,WHAT Thesaurus Cross- Libraries, Museums, TV, e.g. LCSH references PublishersWHERE Gazetteer MapWHEN Period directory Timeline Any resource:WHO Biograph. dict. Personal Audio, Images, Texts, Numeric e.g. Who’s Who relations data, Objects, Virtual reality, Webpages Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 14
  • Demo of search interface Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 15
  • Search term recommender service for LC Subject Headings Entry Vocabulary Index suggests correct LCSH with different spelling Buttons for searchable resources & local catalogs Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 16
  • Potentially related peopleBuckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 17
  • Potentially related periodsBuckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 18
  • Mostly in India 16th- 18th centuryBuckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 19
  • Find out more about this area.Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 20
  • Different Browsing Options! Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 21
  • Zooming in to South Asia Select Restricting time frameBuckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 22
  • Interface generates menu page Information about the country of India… Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 23
  • More information about the country of India… Berkeley Natural History Museums BBC EthnologueWikipedia CIA Factbook Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 24
  • Historical events – linked to Library catalog & Wikipedia : none avail. for this time periodBuckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 25
  • ECAI Cultural Atlases: presenting history in its geographical & chronological contextsBuckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 26
  • More at or contact Michael Bucklandbuckland@sims.berkeley.ed Ray Larson Buckland. DEN. 12/12/2006 27