<ul><ul><li>The LIBRARY Part of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biodiversity Heritage Library </...
<ul><li>Traditional Library </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Services </li></ul>
<ul><li>Traditional Cataloging </li></ul><ul><li>Monographs </li></ul><ul><li>Serials </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><...
<ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MARC </li></ul></ul><ul...
<ul><ul><li>SI Libraries Serves: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Researchers <...
A library is a library is a library?
<ul><li>Virtual Library </li></ul><ul><li>A “library without walls” in which the collections do not exist on paper, … or o...
<ul><li>Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>A library in which a significant proportion of the resources are available in ma...
<ul><li>Traditional  Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Journals & Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Editions ...
<ul><li>Will they find it? </li></ul>If you digitize it …
Search Gone BAD!
<ul><li>Validation for Libraries </li></ul>
<ul><li>St. Louis Code of International Code of Botanical Nomenclature </li></ul><ul><li>International Code of Zoological ...
<ul><li>Taxonomic descriptions must be published for the name to be valid </li></ul><ul><li>Publications must be available...
Metadata – failure to serve
<ul><li>02761nam  2200469  45000010007000000050017000070080041000240100023000650190013000880350014001010350023001150400061...
 
<ul><li>Specimen </li></ul><ul><li>Plate or other visual image </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomic description </li></ul>
 
 
Instant Identification System
 
 
 
<ul><li>Core literature pre-1923: 100 million pages (?) </li></ul><ul><li>All pre-1923: 120-150 million pages </li></ul><u...
Who has what? What should we scan and when? Monographs vs Serials Series treated as separates Can it be found and used onc...
<ul><li>Selection Tools: </li></ul><ul><li>Combined Serial list for selection of title to scan to avoid duplication of eff...
<ul><ul><li>1.3 million catalogue records  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>73% are monographs (remainder are serials at title-l...
<ul><ul><li>Initial Metadata Analysis: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have 1.3 million catalogue records  </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Marine Biological Laboratory/WHOI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine monographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Scien...
<ul><li>University of Illinois </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fieldiana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural history of Illinois </li...
<ul><li>Botany Collections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missouri Botanical Garden, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Botanical ...
<ul><li>Smithsonian Institution Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entomo...
 
Ernest Ingersoll   Hand-book to the National Museum … Smithsonian Institution , 1886 Mass Scanning Workflow Bid Lists Seri...
<ul><li>Select Book ~Pull from Shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Review Physically and Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Establish viabilit...
<ul><li>Biologia Centrali-Americana :zoology, botany and archaeology   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mammalia </li></ul></ul><ul><...
 
 
Stable URL Attribution Name Finding Page Turning Page Turning Zoom/Pan Download/View Browse Search Filter Target/Object
Reuse, don’t rebuild
 
 
Raw Image Converted to text via OCR Name finding via TaxonFinder Extract names Submit to NameBank SOAP response Taxonomic ...
 
 
 
Discovered Bibliographies
 
<ul><li>Future: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citation Resolver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles Resolver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
The Encyclopedia  of  Life Serine Molecule
EOL Species Pages <ul><li>Built from a variety of new and existing sources </li></ul><ul><li>Views available for varying l...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Names Specimens Plant Names Plant Names Specimens Descriptions Plant Names Plant Names Citations
<ul><li>Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul>
<ul><li>Thanks to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris Freeland, Missouri Botanical Garden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Kalfa...
<ul><li>BHL Portal www.biodiversitylibrary.org </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Archive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archive.org...
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The LIBRARY Part of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Suzanne C. Pilsk. American Library Association Annual Meeting. Collaborative Digital Initiatives: Show and Tell and Lessons Learned. June 30, 2008. Anaheim, CA

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    1. 1. <ul><ul><li>The LIBRARY Part of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biodiversity Heritage Library </li></ul></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Traditional Library </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Services </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Traditional Cataloging </li></ul><ul><li>Monographs </li></ul><ul><li>Serials </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Microfilm/fiche </li></ul><ul><li>Sound Recordings </li></ul><ul><li>CD/DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MARC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AACR2r </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISBD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LC Classification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LC Subject Headings </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><ul><li>SI Libraries Serves: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Researchers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post-Docs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Museum Administrators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. A library is a library is a library?
    7. 7. <ul><li>Virtual Library </li></ul><ul><li>A “library without walls” in which the collections do not exist on paper, … or other tangible form at a physical location but are electronically accessible in digital format via computer networks. </li></ul><ul><li>- - Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science http://lu.com/odlis/ </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>A library in which a significant proportion of the resources are available in machine-readable format … accessible by means of computers. </li></ul><ul><li>The digital content may be locally held or accessed remotely via computer networks. </li></ul><ul><li>- - Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science http://lu.com/odlis/ </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Traditional Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Journals & Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Editions </li></ul><ul><li>Online Exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>Online Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Reference </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Will they find it? </li></ul>If you digitize it …
    11. 11. Search Gone BAD!
    12. 12. <ul><li>Validation for Libraries </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>St. Louis Code of International Code of Botanical Nomenclature </li></ul><ul><li>International Code of Zoological Nomenclature </li></ul><ul><li>International Code of Phylogenetic Nomenclature </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>Taxonomic descriptions must be published for the name to be valid </li></ul><ul><li>Publications must be available to the public through trusted sources </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries have been the traditional place </li></ul>
    15. 15. Metadata – failure to serve
    16. 16. <ul><li>02761nam 2200469 4500001000700000005001700007008004100024010002300065019001300088035001400101035002300115040006100138049002700199050001500226100004200241245019300283260008300476300001700559504033500576505015400911590010901065590009601174650002601270945002101296945007301317945003101390945004801421945004801469945004701517945007901564945004401643945004601687945004801733945007601781945004401857945005101901945005101952945007102003945009002074945009602164945003102260‑459797‑20050131154400.0‑731129m19021933enk b 000 0 lat c‑ ­aagr03000069 //r582‑ ­a14018362‑ ­aABY6485LB‑ ­a(OCoLC)ocm00751549‑ ­aU.S. Dept. of Agr. Libr.­cRIU­dOCL­dCHS­dSER­dSMI­dWaOLN‑ ­aSMI$­aSMIM­aSMIE­aSMIB‑00­aQL354­b.S5‑1 ­aOscar Mayer & Co.‑10­aPronto pup:­bhot dogs hamburgers/­ca Oscar Mayer and Company.‑ ­aNew Orleans, La. :­bBourbon Street Foods,­c2000. </li></ul>Metadata: Real MARC – Still failure to serve
    17. 18. <ul><li>Specimen </li></ul><ul><li>Plate or other visual image </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomic description </li></ul>
    18. 21. Instant Identification System
    19. 25. <ul><li>Core literature pre-1923: 100 million pages (?) </li></ul><ul><li>All pre-1923: 120-150 million pages </li></ul><ul><li>All literature: 280-320 million pages </li></ul>
    20. 26. Who has what? What should we scan and when? Monographs vs Serials Series treated as separates Can it be found and used once scanned?
    21. 27. <ul><li>Selection Tools: </li></ul><ul><li>Combined Serial list for selection of title to scan to avoid duplication of effort </li></ul><ul><li>Monographic “de-duping” algorithm </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC Collection Analysis </li></ul>
    22. 28. <ul><ul><li>1.3 million catalogue records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>73% are monographs (remainder are serials at title-level) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>63% is English language material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The next most popular language (9%) is German </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>About 30% of material was published before 1923 </li></ul></ul>
    23. 29. <ul><ul><li>Initial Metadata Analysis: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have 1.3 million catalogue records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>73% are monographs (remainder are serials at title-level) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>63% is English language material. The next most popular language (9%) is German. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>About 30% of material was published before 1923. </li></ul></ul>
    24. 30. <ul><li>Marine Biological Laboratory/WHOI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine monographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Museum of Comparative Zoology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MCZ publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Herpetology monographs and serials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ichthyology monographs and serials </li></ul></ul>
    25. 31. <ul><li>University of Illinois </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fieldiana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural history of Illinois </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Museum of Natural History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AMNH publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ornithology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Natural History Museum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NHM publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major natural history general serials </li></ul></ul>
    26. 32. <ul><li>Botany Collections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missouri Botanical Garden, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Botanical Garden, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard Botany Libraries, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Royal Botanic Garden, Kew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>will cooperatively develop a methodology for botanical publications </li></ul></ul>
    27. 33. <ul><li>Smithsonian Institution Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entomology collection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine mammals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fishes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selected special collections materials </li></ul></ul>
    28. 35. Ernest Ingersoll Hand-book to the National Museum … Smithsonian Institution , 1886 Mass Scanning Workflow Bid Lists Serials Management Pick Lists Packing Lists Monographic Management Local data flow WonderFetch tm Return of data Return of material Billing
    29. 36. <ul><li>Select Book ~Pull from Shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Review Physically and Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Establish viability and create Wonderfetch tm </li></ul><ul><li>Send to IA scanning center </li></ul><ul><li>Book is scanned & QA </li></ul><ul><li>Page images loaded </li></ul><ul><li>Derivatives created </li></ul><ul><li>Book returned to library </li></ul><ul><li>Files harvested from IA portal to BHL </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomic Intelligence Added </li></ul><ul><li>Available through BHL </li></ul>
    30. 37. <ul><li>Biologia Centrali-Americana :zoology, botany and archaeology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mammalia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aves v. 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aves v. 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reptilia and Batrachia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Biologia Centrali-Americana : Aves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>v. 1 Introduction -- Subclass Aves Carinate. Order Passeres. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>v. 2 Subclass Aves Carinate. Order[s]: Passeres (contd.), Macrochires, Pici, Coccyges, Psitta </li></ul></ul>Is it Or
    31. 40. Stable URL Attribution Name Finding Page Turning Page Turning Zoom/Pan Download/View Browse Search Filter Target/Object
    32. 41. Reuse, don’t rebuild
    33. 44. Raw Image Converted to text via OCR Name finding via TaxonFinder Extract names Submit to NameBank SOAP response Taxonomic Intelligence…
    34. 48. Discovered Bibliographies
    35. 50. <ul><li>Future: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citation Resolver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles Resolver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Cool Stuff </li></ul></ul>
    36. 51. The Encyclopedia of Life Serine Molecule
    37. 52. EOL Species Pages <ul><li>Built from a variety of new and existing sources </li></ul><ul><li>Views available for varying levels of expertise from novice to expert </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy literature a key component of the EOL species pages </li></ul>
    38. 59. Plant Names Specimens Plant Names Plant Names Specimens Descriptions Plant Names Plant Names Citations
    39. 60. <ul><li>Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul>
    40. 61. <ul><li>Thanks to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris Freeland, Missouri Botanical Garden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Institution Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cathy Norton, MBL – WHOI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Institution Libraries Galaxy of Images http://www.sil.si.edu/imagegalaxy/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7waspefr </li></ul></ul>
    41. 62. <ul><li>BHL Portal www.biodiversitylibrary.org </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Archive </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>Serial Mash up </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.nhm.ac.uk/library/bhlseriallist / </li></ul>

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