co-funded by the European Union
DHAB-Meeting
Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting (13 March 2014)
Vivien Petras (Humbo...
Outline
1. Overall Goals & Structure
2. Approaches & Achievements
3. Deliverables & Milestones
4. Outlook
203.04.2014 DHAB...
co-funded by the European Union
Overall Goals & Structure
About DM2E
• DM2E: Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana
• CIP-ICT-PSP.2011.2.1 - Aggregating content in
Europeana
• Duration...
Who is involved?
• Technological Partners
– ExLibris (Aleph, MARC sources management, Primo)
– Max-Planck-Institut für Wis...
Who is involved?
• Digital Humanities
– Stefan Gradmann (KU Leuven) – Chair
– Tobias Blanke (King's College, London)
– Sal...
Who is involved?
• Associated Content Partners
– Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main (UBFFM)
– Brandeis University, L...
Project Motivation
803.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
Heterogeneous object data
in indep...
Outcomes of DM2E
1. Digital Data Aggregation
– Substantial enrichment of Europeana with contextualised
metadata of promine...
Work Package Structure
1003.04.2014
WP1
Content
WP2
Interoperability
Infrastructure
WP3
Digital Humanities
Requirements an...
DM2E Architecture
1103.04.2014
WP 1
WP 2
WP 3
DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
co-funded by the European Union
Approaches & Results
DM2E Content
• Digitised manuscripts (including transcripts)
• Various domains:
– Philosophy (Wittgenstein, Nietzsche etc....
DM2E Model
• Europeana Data Model (EDM) application profile for
describing digitised manuscripts
• Adds DM2E perspective a...
Interoperability Infrastructure
1503.04.2014
…
MARC
TEI
Linked Data Service
Metadata
DM2E
Contextualisation
ID generation
...
OmNom (& MINT & SILK)
• Stable version since November 2013
• Graphical user interfaces (GUIs)
• Fast command-line tool
• M...
Access & Search
• Linked Data API
• OAI-PMH repository to export data in oai_dc, DM2E or EDM
(also used for data ingestion...
Scholarly Research Platform Pundit
• Scholars create, search, explore,
share, visualise annotations
• Semantically structu...
Pilots and Documentation for Pundit
• Pilots: Wittgensteinsource, Burckhardtsource
• Learning Materials for users:
– Video...
Researching the Scholarly Workflow
• Scholarly Domain Model:
– Presented at DH 2013
– Submitted for journal publication
– ...
Community Building and Dissemination
Target audiences:
• Content providers
• Digital Humanities developers
• Digital Human...
co-funded by the European Union
Deliverables & Milestones
Deliverables
• All deliverables due in year 2 have been delivered.
– D1.2 Final Integration Report (M24)
• MS1 Final Integ...
co-funded by the European Union
Outlook
DM2E at the End of Year 2
• Content and partner acquisition progressing
• Large scale data ingestion achieved
• DM2E data ...
Outlook: DM2E in Year 3
• More content & providers
• Complete model & mapping documentation
• Improve contextualisation (a...
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DM2E DHAB Meeting: Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting

  1. 1. co-funded by the European Union DHAB-Meeting Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting (13 March 2014) Vivien Petras (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) 3 April 2014
  2. 2. Outline 1. Overall Goals & Structure 2. Approaches & Achievements 3. Deliverables & Milestones 4. Outlook 203.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  3. 3. co-funded by the European Union Overall Goals & Structure
  4. 4. About DM2E • DM2E: Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana • CIP-ICT-PSP.2011.2.1 - Aggregating content in Europeana • Duration: 1st February 2012 - 31st January 2015 (36 months) • Effort: 427 PM • Total cost: €2.62m • Website: http://dm2e.eu/ 403.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  5. 5. Who is involved? • Technological Partners – ExLibris (Aleph, MARC sources management, Primo) – Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (ECHO) – Net7 S.r.l. (Muruca/Pundit) – National Technical University of Athens (MINT) – Universität Mannheim (LoD2, D2R, SILK) • Content Providers (Beneficiaries) – European Association for Jewish Culture (Judaica) – Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (ECHO) – Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (ABO/Google Books) – Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Kalliope) – University of Bergen (Wittgenstein Archive/Source) – CNRS ITEM (Nietzsche Source, associated) – National Library of Israel (Judaica, associated) – Berlin Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Deutsches Textarchiv, associated) – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Polytechnisches Journal) 503.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  6. 6. Who is involved? • Digital Humanities – Stefan Gradmann (KU Leuven) – Chair – Tobias Blanke (King's College, London) – Sally Chambers (The European Library / DARIAH-D) – Gerhard Lauer (Göttingen University) – Alois Pichler (UIB) – Jürgen Renn (MPIWG) – Laurent Romary (UBER) – Susan Schreibman (Trinity College Dublin) – Claire Warwick (University College, London) • Community Building – Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) • Coordination, Management & Information Science – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (UBER) 603.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  7. 7. Who is involved? • Associated Content Partners – Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main (UBFFM) – Brandeis University, Library and Technology Services – Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) – The National Library of the Netherlands (KB) – Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS) – The European Correspondence to Jacob Burckhardt (ECORR Project) – in negotiations with: UB Mannheim, AHDig, CENDARI, MarineLives • Europeana Network – Europeana & Europeana Research – Europeana Cloud – Europeana Inside – Europeana Creative 703.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  8. 8. Project Motivation 803.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting Heterogeneous object data in independent resources Aggregation & linking for scholarly activities
  9. 9. Outcomes of DM2E 1. Digital Data Aggregation – Substantial enrichment of Europeana with contextualised metadata of prominent digitised manuscripts 2. Interoperability Infrastructure – Provision of a flexible, scalable and configurable open source production environment for data migration and enrichment with EDM / DM2E as target format 3. Digital Humanities Applications – Provision of specialised Digital Humanities applications that can showcase the usefulness of DM2E / Europeana data for this specific community 4. Community Building – To foster a community of content holders, Digital Humanists, IT specialists, open data evangelists and other users around Europeana 903.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  10. 10. Work Package Structure 1003.04.2014 WP1 Content WP2 Interoperability Infrastructure WP3 Digital Humanities Requirements and Related Engineering WP4 Community and Dissemination WP5 Project Lead and Coordination Digital Humanities Advisory Board DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  11. 11. DM2E Architecture 1103.04.2014 WP 1 WP 2 WP 3 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  12. 12. co-funded by the European Union Approaches & Results
  13. 13. DM2E Content • Digitised manuscripts (including transcripts) • Various domains: – Philosophy (Wittgenstein, Nietzsche etc.) – Jewish Culture (EAJC, JDC, Brandeis, NLI contacts) – History of Technology (Dingler Journal) – Educational History (Georg-Eckert Institute) – Historical German Texts (Deutsches Textarchiv) – Hebrew and Medieval Manuscripts (UBFFM) 9 datasets, 7 providers integrated (>17.5 mio. pages) 1303.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  14. 14. DM2E Model • Europeana Data Model (EDM) application profile for describing digitised manuscripts • Adds DM2E perspective about a dataset • Iterative development process • Available as a stable release (v1.1) • Mapping guidelines • Wiki with provider mappings • Collaboration with DCMI 1403.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting onto.dm2e.eu wiki.dm2e.eu
  15. 15. Interoperability Infrastructure 1503.04.2014 … MARC TEI Linked Data Service Metadata DM2E Contextualisation ID generation Link generation Augmentation Annotation Semantic linking WP 2 OmNom WP 3 Pundit DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  16. 16. OmNom (& MINT & SILK) • Stable version since November 2013 • Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) • Fast command-line tool • MINT & SILK integrated • Collaborative software development & management via 15 github repositories • User documentation (walkthrough, screencast, manuals) • Developer documentation • Tested in collaboration with WP1 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting 1603.04.2014 omnom.dm2e.eu context.dm2e.eu dm2e.eu/open-workflows/ wiki.dm2e.eu github.com/DM2E
  17. 17. Access & Search • Linked Data API • OAI-PMH repository to export data in oai_dc, DM2E or EDM (also used for data ingestion by Europeana) • ExLibris Primo interface • Solr instance as demonstrative application (open source)  Additional access points for users DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting 1703.04.2014
  18. 18. Scholarly Research Platform Pundit • Scholars create, search, explore, share, visualise annotations • Semantically structured augmentation • Interface improved • New features • Stable release • Available on github • API for DM2E linked data • Used & tested in 2 pilots with humanities scholars (in collaboration with WP1) DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting 1803.04.2014
  19. 19. Pilots and Documentation for Pundit • Pilots: Wittgensteinsource, Burckhardtsource • Learning Materials for users: – Videos & screencasts – Tutorials (en, de, it, no) • Developer documentation • Demonstrative applications for developers DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting 1903.04.2014 wiki.dm2e.eu
  20. 20. Researching the Scholarly Workflow • Scholarly Domain Model: – Presented at DH 2013 – Submitted for journal publication – Extended with scholarly activities – Narrative interviews, training and surveys for evidence • Digital Humanities Advisory Board Influence the development of Pundit Anticipate and trigger future developments and community activities beyond DM2E 2003.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  21. 21. Community Building and Dissemination Target audiences: • Content providers • Digital Humanities developers • Digital Humanities scholars • Aggregators & open data community Channels & Tools: • DM2E website • Blog, Twitter, Slideshare, newsletters, mailing lists • Documentation of project outcomes (DM2E Wiki) • Publications & presentations • Workshops & hackdays (for developers & scholars) • OpenGLAM community • Open Humanities Awards • Exchange with Europeana & Europeana projects 2103.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  22. 22. co-funded by the European Union Deliverables & Milestones
  23. 23. Deliverables • All deliverables due in year 2 have been delivered. – D1.2 Final Integration Report (M24) • MS1 Final Integration report Draft (M18) – D2.2 Intermediate Version of the Interoperability Infrastructure (M18) • First Operational Version 1.0 – DM2E Model (M15) – D2.3 Final Version of the Interoperability Infrastructure (M24) – D3.3 E-Learning Courses Published (M24) • MS3 Intermediary Research Report (M24) – D4.3 Documentation Package (M24) – D5.2 First Annual Report to the Commission (M13) – D5.3 Pre-financing Request (M13) – D5.4 Interim Report on the third 6-months period (M19) – D5.5 Second Annual Report to the Commission (M25) • Deliverables have also been published on EuropeanaPro. 2303.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  24. 24. co-funded by the European Union Outlook
  25. 25. DM2E at the End of Year 2 • Content and partner acquisition progressing • Large scale data ingestion achieved • DM2E data model stable • Mappings ready & shared • Interoperability infrastructure stable • Search & access interfaces • Scholarly research platform stable • Scholarly Domain Model further specialized • 2 pilot scholarly communities • DM2E community established • Open Humanities Awards & hackdays established • Extended documentation & learning activities for different audiences • Fruitful and extended collaboration between all WPs 2503.04.2014 DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting
  26. 26. Outlook: DM2E in Year 3 • More content & providers • Complete model & mapping documentation • Improve contextualisation (advanced linking methods) • Evaluation of contextualisation quality • Maintenance release of the interoperability infrastructure (performance & stability) • Data export & ingestion to Europeana • Improve core components and build new features for scholarly research platform • Evaluation and further research on DH Scholarly Primitives • More experiments & exchange with DH scholars in new domain • Continue to build awareness & dissemination • Update & extend documentation • Ensure sustainability of data, documentation & software components DHAB-Meeting - Report on the 2nd Project Review Meeting 2603.04.2014

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