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The Shoulders of GiantsLeveraging ExistingTechnologies for theDPLADPLA Technical MeetingLibrary of CongressWashington, DC ...
El Dorado County Public LibrarySouth Lake Tahoe, CATravelin LibrarianFlickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibraria...
What Descartes did was a good step. Youhave added much several ways, andespecially in taking the colours of thin platesint...
Google estimates about130,000,000 booksSmithsonian collections137,000,000 objects, specimens, artifactsNational ArchivesBi...
100 characters (Western Europeanlanguages, plus spaces and somepunctuation)Each line has 50 spacesEach page is 40 lines lo...
Vast … but not infinite
Oh time, thy pyramids   dsoydrebnefdsellnhvaaipevls oadisaedhoholnarmeadlhecrositnsoritln gdustoaeaeb ossibrseltlmlie ey f...
What existing collections are there?What are the proven technologiesEncourage "boutique" and "cottage" scanning at local l...
Digitizing Vendors
Digitizing Partners
Ben FranklinAvatar for the DPLA
Now, lets discuss
Martin R. KalfatovicTwitter: udcmrkBlog: udc793.blogspot.com              “Shoulders of Giants” and “Join or Die” from the...
The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the Digital Public Library of America
The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the Digital Public Library of America
The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the Digital Public Library of America
The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the Digital Public Library of America
The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the Digital Public Library of America
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The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the Digital Public Library of America. Martin R. Kalfatovic. DPLA Technical Meeting. Library of Congress. Washington, DC. 14 June 2011.

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  1. 1. The Shoulders of GiantsLeveraging ExistingTechnologies for theDPLADPLA Technical MeetingLibrary of CongressWashington, DC Martin R. Kalfatovic / 14 June 2011
  2. 2. El Dorado County Public LibrarySouth Lake Tahoe, CATravelin LibrarianFlickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/176011378/
  3. 3. What Descartes did was a good step. Youhave added much several ways, andespecially in taking the colours of thin platesinto philosophical consideration. If I haveseen a little further it is by standing on theshoulders of Giants. - Issac Newton, 1676
  4. 4. Google estimates about130,000,000 booksSmithsonian collections137,000,000 objects, specimens, artifactsNational ArchivesBillions of documents
  5. 5. 100 characters (Western Europeanlanguages, plus spaces and somepunctuation)Each line has 50 spacesEach page is 40 lines longEach book is 500 pages longTotal Books: 100 1,000,000Googolplex: 1 followed by a googol(10100) zeros
  6. 6. Vast … but not infinite
  7. 7. Oh time, thy pyramids dsoydrebnefdsellnhvaaipevls oadisaedhoholnarmeadlhecrositnsoritln gdustoaeaeb ossibrseltlmlie ey f tkstmddeoiicai ytjtymniemruincrerlrc kym sdgklemy ecc poslr nnpzlrmpdcgeebf tetlealnm ceekctn sa oseesese erlsede c rotoirenhndlidd irb nwsrpeedsrc tey a lbneeu epon e cv mm tjntarreohaaosimnicuse lvyubsu gurec egrll gnruveielrreuie wizbegii tckrne aseieoogrmia hmiuhtydaesdat uketwe te mnhaegs foueirr tirstnnyriytuodnar inaon itaonlaai osn ral fdnurroysceo rteepcrn nrswrdstlr dt beeod sracpope Oh tiempotus pirámides irhesrksesan ueada cte osamnec u gn bri seoaaircdgir kgielddaltneasfsdi n rwtlira etgtu erdoi nnte poycdrmogn t rdaebodpc ha tcl asrlceao usc tiosdrbaesciretiigvnooneeoe e m a b y fcoiihlha dcguo cdiem o pnz aitfehnsigtssipc isa seemue edk aerbgelgninbe n d aboaarlsdpd elefelr
  8. 8. What existing collections are there?What are the proven technologiesEncourage "boutique" and "cottage" scanning at local levels to augment mass scanning Denver Art Museum & Denver Public Library
  9. 9. Digitizing Vendors
  10. 10. Digitizing Partners
  11. 11. Ben FranklinAvatar for the DPLA
  12. 12. Now, lets discuss
  13. 13. Martin R. KalfatovicTwitter: udcmrkBlog: udc793.blogspot.com “Shoulders of Giants” and “Join or Die” from the Library of Congress
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