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Taking Measure of the
Biodiversity Heritage Library
2003 - 2010
     Extensive. Open. Global


                           ...
The Biodiversity Heritage Library




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   Extensive. Open.Global.
        Extensive. Open. Global
Timeline
• 2003.02 Encyclopedia of Life meeting, Telluride
• 2005.05 Libraries and Laboratories, London
• 2006.06 Organiza...
Biodiversity Heritage Library

Technology       Library      Science
Technology Project
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 Technology Project
Missouri Botanical Garden
Emilio Goeldi Museum
<MBL/WHO & MfN Vienna>
Melbourne Museum
Academy of Natural Sciences
Science Project
Science Project
Doing the Work
Whiteboards
Whiteboards
Global data sharing requires
   a social infrastructure
Global data sharing requires
   a social infrastructure
BHL is a social project




Global data sharing requires
   a social infrastructure
Global data sharing requires
   a social infrastructure
Global data sharing requires
   a social infrastructure
Global data sharing requires
   a social infrastructure
> Digitization of biodiversity
 literature
> Creation of a global partnership
> Engagement of the research
 community



 ...
31+ million pages
Six Continents
~1.5 m users




        231 countries
What Users Say
              Dear Sir / /Madam Can i ijust congratulate
               Dear Sir Madam Can just congratulat...
Si, Si, je suis un rock star!
      John & Marcus
Thank you
Credits
> Chris Freeland
> Tom Garnett
> Suzanne C. Pilsk
> BHL staff members around the world
> All images from BHL conte...
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2003-   2010. Martin R. Kalfatovic. Global Biodiversity Heritage   Li...
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2003-   2010. Martin R. Kalfatovic. Global Biodiversity Heritage   Li...
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2003-   2010. Martin R. Kalfatovic. Global Biodiversity Heritage   Li...
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2003-   2010. Martin R. Kalfatovic. Global Biodiversity Heritage   Li...
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Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library: 2003- 2010. Martin R. Kalfatovic. Global Biodiversity Heritage Library Meeting. 22 September 2010. Woods Hole, MA

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  1. 1. Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library 2003 - 2010 Extensive. Open. Global Martin R. Kalfatovic BHL Global Tech Meeting | Woods Hole | 22 Sep 2010
  2. 2. The Biodiversity Heritage Library View Video Extensive. Open.Global. Extensive. Open. Global
  3. 3. Timeline • 2003.02 Encyclopedia of Life meeting, Telluride • 2005.05 Libraries and Laboratories, London • 2006.06 Organizational and Technical meeting, Washington • 2006.10 Technical meetings, St. Louis/San Francisco • 2007.02 Organizational meeting, Cambridge, MA • 2007.05 BHL Portal Launch, Washington • 2008.06 BHL Europe funding proposal to European Union • 2009.09 BHL-China formed, Beijing • 2009.11 Pan-Arab Biodiversity Conference, Alexandria • 2010.02 Brasilian Kick-off meeting, Sao Paulo • 2010.06 BHL-Au Kick-off meeting, Melbourne/Canberra • 2010.09 Global Technical meeting, Woods Hole
  4. 4. Biodiversity Heritage Library Technology Library Science
  5. 5. Technology Project
  6. 6. <technology /> Technology Project
  7. 7. Missouri Botanical Garden
  8. 8. Emilio Goeldi Museum
  9. 9. <MBL/WHO & MfN Vienna>
  10. 10. Melbourne Museum
  11. 11. Academy of Natural Sciences
  12. 12. Science Project
  13. 13. Science Project
  14. 14. Doing the Work
  15. 15. Whiteboards
  16. 16. Whiteboards
  17. 17. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  18. 18. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  19. 19. BHL is a social project Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  20. 20. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  21. 21. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  22. 22. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  23. 23. > Digitization of biodiversity literature > Creation of a global partnership > Engagement of the research community Achievements
  24. 24. 31+ million pages
  25. 25. Six Continents
  26. 26. ~1.5 m users 231 countries
  27. 27. What Users Say Dear Sir / /Madam Can i ijust congratulate Dear Sir Madam Can just congratulate you on an absolutely brilliant online you on an absolutely brilliant online resource. I Iam compiling a report on an resource. am compiling a report on an invasive hydromedusae and could not invasive hydromedusae and could not believe the ease and efficiency of this believe the ease and efficiency of this web page which genuinely saved me web page which genuinely saved me weeks of my life weeks of my life Just aaquick line to thank Just quick line to thank Dear Biodiversity Heritage Library: I I Dear Biodiversity Heritage Library: you and your organisation you and your organisation am in awe of your work. Thank you for the foresight and am in awe of your work. Thank you for the foresight and so much. As an illustrator who scans so much. As an illustrator who scans generosity in allowing these generosity in allowing these aalot of my work, I Iknow how very lot of my work, know how very works to be dowloaded. works to be dowloaded. onerous the task is. Many thanks! onerous the task is. Many thanks!
  28. 28. Si, Si, je suis un rock star! John & Marcus
  29. 29. Thank you
  30. 30. Credits > Chris Freeland > Tom Garnett > Suzanne C. Pilsk > BHL staff members around the world > All images from BHL content or available on Flickr
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