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Taking Measure of theBiodiversity Heritage Library2003 - 2010        Extensive. Open. Global                              ...
The Biodiversity Heritage Library          View Video   Extensive. Open.Global.        Extensive. Open. Global
Timeline• 2003.02 Encyclopedia of Life meeting, Telluride• 2005.05 Libraries and Laboratories, London• 2006.06 Organizatio...
Biodiversity Heritage LibraryTechnology       Library      Science
Technology Project
<technology /> 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
The Social NetworkIMPACT … one user at a time It is simply a pride to join this group. I didnt know that the group of this...
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       Ac...
33+ million pages
Six Continents
~1.6 m users        231 countries
What Users Say              Dear Sir / /Madam Can i ijust congratulate               Dear Sir Madam Can just congratulate ...
Thank you
Credits> Chris Freeland> Tom Garnett> Suzanne C. Pilsk> BHL staff members around the world> All images from BHL content or...
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2003-2010
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2003-2010
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2003-2010
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2003-2010
Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2003-2010
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Taking Measure of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2003-2010. Martin R. Kalfatovic. Biodiversity Heritage Library Institutional Council Meeting. Smithsonian Institution Libraries. 8 March 20100. Washington, DC.

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  1. 1. Taking Measure of theBiodiversity Heritage Library2003 - 2010 Extensive. Open. Global Martin R. KalfatovicBHL Institutional Council Meeting | Washington, DC | 8-9 March 2011
  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 LibraryTechnology 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. The Social NetworkIMPACT … one user at a time It is simply a pride to join this group. I didnt know that the group of this library exists in the facebook. I had first used this library one year back. From that day, I am continuously using this library. For a student like me who is from one of the poorest countries on earth where there are not enough libraries and even the existing libraries do not have enough literature, it is something wonderful. Thank to those people who created it. - Facebook fan from Nepal
  20. 20. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  21. 21. Global data sharing requires a social infrastructure
  22. 22. > Digitization of biodiversity literature> Creation of a global partnership> Engagement of the research community Achievements
  23. 23. 33+ million pages
  24. 24. Six Continents
  25. 25. ~1.6 m users 231 countries
  26. 26. 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 lifeJust 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 youfor 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 scansgenerosity in allowing these generosity in allowing these aalot of my work, I Iknow how very lot of my work, know how veryworks to be dowloaded. works to be dowloaded. onerous the task is. Many thanks! onerous the task is. Many thanks!
  27. 27. Thank you
  28. 28. 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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