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Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2013 Report. Martin R. Kalfatovic. 4th Global BHL Meeting. Fes, Morocco. 27 May 2013.

Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2013 Report. Martin R. Kalfatovic. 4th Global BHL Meeting. Fes, Morocco. 27 May 2013.



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  • 3rdGlobal BHL Meeting: Berlin June 20123rdGlobal BHL Meeting | Berlin | June 2012Since we last met ...
  • Nous sommes de set ans!
  • Specimen collectionsDatabasesPublicationsObservations‘Gray’ literatureIndex cardsField notebooksTaxonomic Impediment
  • Technology Library ScienceBiodiversity Heritage Library
  • FirewallFirewallImages (JP2)PDFCoordinate-based OCRXML metadataBHL Architecture: Window Seat Ed.BHL DBBHL DBInternet ArchiveInternet ArchiveStorageLogicAPIsAPIs UIUI DataExportsDataExportsAccessData TransformUtilitiesData TransformUtilitiesGeocodingGeocodingNameFindingNameFinding
  • The Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2006
  • By the numbers ...
  • Now we are 15 … Library of Congress is #1515 Members•Academy of Natural Sciences Library andArchives•American Museum of Natural HistoryLibrary•California Academy of Sciences Library•Cornell University Library•The Field Museum Library•Harvard University Botany Libraries•Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum ofComparative Zoology•Library of Congress•Marine Biological Laboratory and WoodsHole Oceanographic Institution Library•Missouri Botanical Garden Library•Natural History Museum, London, Library &Archives•The New York Botanical Garden•Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, Library &Archives•Smithsonian Institution Libraries•United States Geological Survey Libraries
  • 40,722,203 pages112,867 items59,158 titles4 May 201Content Growth2007-2013
  • … and now including segments92,413 “segments”
  • Items AddedPast 12 Months: 7,963Previous 12 Months: 14,562Past 12 months average: 664 / month59,15951,196
  • Increase agreementswith publishers of incopyright materialsUS Titles: 206UK Titles: 67TOTAL TITLES: 273US Licensors: 85UK Licensors: 40TOTAL LICENSORS: 125
  • 2012 BHL Member In-kind Staff FTE & Costs (incomplete)14.193 FTE from the 14 member institutions$1,239,300 staff and other costs(does not include Secretariat or Technical staff)
  • Secretariat and Technical StaffAugust 2011Program DirectorProgram ManagerCollections CoordinatorTechnical DirectorProgrammerData Analyst
  • 2012 BHL Central Support7.055 FTE 4.43 FTETechnical2.625 FTESecretariatStaff$316,053Other$ 78,477Total$394,531Staff$472,529Other$ 22,615Total$495,144
  • User Statistics: 2007 - 2013Visitors: 3,628,088Page Views: 17,604,395New vs. Returning: 50.06% vs. 49.04%20072013146,798 visitors | November 2012
  • 233 countriesUsers in 233 Countries
  • TheMachineIsUs/ingUs<Responsexmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"><Status>ok</Status><Result><Item><ItemID>16800</ItemID><Volume/><Contributor>MBLWHOI Library</Contributor><Sponsor>MBLWHOI Library</Sponsor><Language>English</Language><LicenseUrl/><Rights/><DueDiligence/><CopyrightStatus/><CopyrightRegion/></Item>But humans canstill provide spikes9 Nov 2012
  • Exploring new audiences and services
  • Since DPLA launch on 18 April 2013, it is now the #8referrer and generates 71% of new visits
  • 3.8 million total views | 63,000 images (13 Feb 13)
  • Scanning Operations: Macaw
  • BHL Institutional Council Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 15-16 March 2012Digital Public Library of America Mini-Hack-a-Thon, Cambridge, MA, 4-5April 2012Digital Public Library of America West Plenary Meeting and WorkstreamsMeeting, San Francisco, CA, 26-27 April 20123rd Global BHL Meeting, Berlin, 7-8 June 2012BHL Europe. Final Events, Berlin, 4-6 June 2012Smithsonian Libraries and BHL, Mae Jemison Science Reading Room. Pretoria,South Africa. 11 June 2012 [presentation]BHL African Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, June 14-15 2012BHL Staff and Technical Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 27-28, 2012Internet Archive Leaders Forum, San Francisco, CA, 24-25 October 2012EOL Work Group Leaders Meeting. Cambridge, MA, 29-30 November 2012JSTOR Plants Meeting, Panama City, Panama, 6-11 January 2013Third Phenotype Ontology Research Coordination Network Annual Summitmeeting, Durham, NC, 25-27 February 2013Fulbright Academy Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 15 February 2013I Annotate: Annoto Ergo Sum, San Francisco, CA, 10-12 April 2013BHL Africa Launch, Pretoria, South Africa, 15-18 April 2013
  • Global Plant Initiative | Panama City| January 2013
  • BHL Africa Launch | Pretoria | April 2013
  • BHL Institutional Council | Woods Hole | May 2013
  • Trish Rose-Sandler, Missouri Botanical GardenDLF Forum 2012 Denver CO Art of Life project
  • FacebookTotal Page Likes:4,384Twitter @ BioDivLibraryTotal Followers: 2,369Pinterest2,373 images & 16 collectionsBlogTotal Visits: 9,096(2Q13)BHL Social MediaFebruary 2013
  • Outreach
  • ALA Midwinter Meeting | Seattle, WA | January 2013Co-sponsored with the Field Notes Project
  • Community / Partnership / Science / ContentInspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge
  • Thanks … Questions and Discussion