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The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011
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The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011. Martin R. Kalfatovic. 3rd Global BHL Meeting. …

The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Since we last met in November 2011. Martin R. Kalfatovic. 3rd Global BHL Meeting.
Museum für Naturkunde. Berlin, Germany. 7 June 02012.

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  • 1. The Biodiversity Heritage LibrarySince we last met in November 2011...3rd Global BHL Meeting7 June 02012 | Museum für Naturkunde | Berlin, GermanyMartin R. Kalfatovic | Smithsonian Libraries
  • 2. Ch-ch-cha-changes
  • 3. New BHL GovernanceExecutive Committee- Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary- Project Director, Deputy Project Director- Technical DirectorSteering Committee- Contribute funds to the Secretariat- 9 institutional membersInstitutional Council - Interested institutions who sign participation agreement
  • 4. 15. Library of Congress Agreement to join, but not yet signed 16. ????? 17. ????? New & 18. ????? Improved 19. ????? 20. ????? n+1.?????
  • 5. BHL Executive Committee, 2007-2011Cathy Norton | Graham Higley | Connie Rinaldo
  • 6. BHL Executive Committee, 2011-Nancy Gwinn | Connie Rinaldo | Susan Fraser
  • 7. BHL Founding DirectorTom Garnett retires, March 2012
  • 8. BHL Director, Martin KalfatovicBHL Program Manager, Grace Costantino
  • 9. MCZ staffer JJ Ford has movedto Smithsonian Libraries
  • 10. Some Good News
  • 11. > 390,000 views in 10months> 30,000+ images
  • 12. FUNDING SOURCES$260,000 NEH Grant$200,000 Federal Appropriation$90,000 Membership Dues$3,900 gifts
  • 13. BHL Africa$45,000: JRS FoundationIn June 2012, again with thesupport of the JRS Foundation,the first BHL AfricanOrganizational meeting will beheld in Cape Town inconjunction with the SANBIBIMF 2012 meeting.Over 25 participants from sub-Saharan Africa will join BHLmembers to discuss theparameters of a BHL Africa.
  • 14. Meetings
  • 15. Life and LiteratureConference and JRS Africa meetings Chicago, Illinois November 2011
  • 16. 2nd Global BHL MeetingChicago, ILNovember 2011
  • 17. BHL & EOL BoothAmerican Library Association MeetingDallas, TX, January 2012
  • 18. BHL SciELO meets with Smithsonianand MOBAT staff: April 2012,Washington, DC
  • 19. SomeStatistics
  • 20. 38,887,920 pages105,762 items55,701 titles
  • 21. Usage StatsQ1, FY12 (October-December 2011) 288.287 visits 1.376 million page views 46.33% Bounce rate 46.72% new users
  • 22. ~1.6 m users | 16 m page views 233 countries
  • 23. TechnicalDevelopments
  • 24. In January, 2012, a newapplication was added tothe BHL administrationdashboard that allowsdirect upload of imagesfrom BHL to Flickr, withembedded metadata andpage links included.
  • 25. Macaw (MetadataCollection andWorkflow). Scanningworkflow and ingestmangement tool. Basedon “Paginator”(MOBOT), Macawallows for creatingrobust page levelmetadata and pushingcontent to otherrepositories (e.g.Internet Archive andlocal storage) .
  • 26. Social Media Social Media
  • 27. FacebookTotal Post Views: 245,095Conversation Reach (Total Post Interactions/# of people wholike our page): .95 or 95%Audience Growth (Total new people who like our page): 338Audience Engagement (Total post interactions): 1,620Total Monthly active Users by End of Q1, FY12: 1,273Total Page Likes: 1,871
  • 28. TwitterClicks on Links in Tweets: 1,164Audience Engagement (@mentions+ RTs): 380Total Followers: 1,306Audience Growth (new followers):181Conversation Reach (audienceengagement/followers): .33 or 33%Mentions by Influencers: 221
  • 29. FlickrTotal Views: 386,744Total Followers: 365New Images Added: 8,904Audience Engagement (totalcomments, favorites, notes & tags,and added to galleries): 1,382
  • 30. BlogTotal Visits: 4,868Unique Visitors: 3,540
  • 31. May I compliment you on this splendid service? The Librarys invaluable for my work on seasonal variability of climate and vector-borne disease in “ T h British India, 1875-1940. a n k I really appreciatey your work. The Biodiversity Heritage Library is an excellent resource that regularly helps my o u assistant and I obtain original descriptions for plants .... I feel so privileged m be working in a day in age when such to u resources are so readily available and easy to obtain. c h f o r yWhat an absolutely owonderful site.It is a treasure trove of information. u rThank you! h e
  • 32. Thanks | Danke!

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