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An Anatomy of a Mass Scanning Project: The Biodiversity Heritage Library

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An Anatomy of a Mass Scanning Project: The Biodiversity Heritage Library. Martin R. Kalfatovic. The Medical Heritage Library Meeting. Rochester, MN. 28 April 2010 …

An Anatomy of a Mass Scanning Project: The Biodiversity Heritage Library. Martin R. Kalfatovic. The Medical Heritage Library Meeting. Rochester, MN. 28 April 2010

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  • 1. An Anatomy of a Mass Scanning Project Medical Heritage Library Meeting 28 April 2010 Martin R. Kalfatovic Smithsonian Institution Libraries
  • 2. The Biodiversity Heritage Library • About BHL • Funding • Usage Statistics • Growth of Content • Outreach & Feedback • New Developments
  • 3. The Biodiversity Heritage Library American Museum of Natural History Field Museum California Academy of Sciences Museum of Comparative Zoology (Harvard) New York Botanical Garden Natural History Museum (London)
  • 4. The Biodiversity Heritage Library Smithsonian Institution Libraries Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Missouri Botanical Garden Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) Marine Biological Laboratory/WHOI Harvard Botany Libraries
  • 5. BHL Global
  • 6. BHL Global
  • 7. Funding
  • 8. Funding Parent Organizations IMLS MacArthur Foundation Moore Foundation
  • 9. Funding 2009 Direct Staff Costs $1,143,326.09 Other Costs $216,194.12 Total $1,359,520.21 Internal Subvention $150,140.00 External Grants received $775,000.00 Funds Received $925,140.00 FTE 17.69
  • 10. Funding 2009 SI Libraries Direct Staff Costs $376,385.14 Other Costs $52,000.00 Total $428,385.14 Internal Subvention $150,000.00 External Grants received $- Funds Received $150,000.00 FTE 3.75
  • 11. Some Usage Stats
  • 12. A Global User Community
  • 13. Steadily Increasing Usage
  • 14. The Machine is Using Us  Direct Traffic: 16.55%  Referring Sites: 22.20%  EOL  Wikipedia:  Tropicos  Smithsonian  BioOne  Animal Base  Search Engines: 61.15%
  • 15. Growth of Content
  • 16. Growth of Content  BHL  Titles: 41,387  Items: 78,872  Pages: 29.5 million  SIL  Titles: 4,535  Items: 9,563  Pages: 3.48 million
  • 17. Growth of BHL Content SIL 03/2009 – 03/2010
  • 18. Outreach & Feedback
  • 19. Outreach & Feedback • Survey of users now being conducted • New public “help” wiki launched earlier this year • Instructional videos for portal use being created
  • 20. Outreach & Feedback “BHL deserves so much credit for all that it has done to benefit the scholarly endeavor in such a short amount of time.”
  • 21. Outreach & Feedback “In turn I would like to compliment the whole BHL team [for] this service, indispensable for taxonomists (and wider biological community).”
  • 22. Outreach & Feedback 2010 ALA Collaboration Award “Our committee was quite impressed with BHL's noteworthy collaborative effort to fulfill a scholarly need by providing open access to a large corpus of historical materials on biodiversity within the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.”
  • 23. Outreach & Feedback “Outstanding! And it is also a great illustration of the power of collaboration to get things done we could not do alone. My congratulations to you and all your BHL colleagues.” - Sec. Wayne Clough
  • 24. New Developments
  • 25. New Developments  CiteBank for article- level delivery in development  Open API and web services allow user to create applications on top of BHL
  • 26. Team BHL
  • 27. Team BHL A Social Experiment • Distributed scanning • Distributed portal editing • Distributed user services
  • 28. THANK YOU An Anatomy of a Mass Scanning Project Medical Heritage Library Meeting 28 April 2010 Martin R. Kalfatovic Smithsonian Institution Libraries