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Speakers: Ben Sullivan, Head of European Operations, KE Software and Mr David Smith, Collections Manager (Petrology, Ocean Bottom Deposits and...

Speakers: Ben Sullivan, Head of European Operations, KE Software and Mr David Smith, Collections Manager (Petrology, Ocean Bottom Deposits and
Building Stones) and Departmental Loans Manager, Mineralogy Department,
Natural History Museum

This presentation shows how collection data can be presented visually so that staff
and management can monitor the ongoing care of the collections. The visual aids help
justify to management and funding bodies about the need for good collections
care practices.

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    • Collections Care
      through visual aids
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …plus more
      Storage
      House-keeping
      Emergency
      Prep
      Policy &
      Procedures
      Surrogates
      Handling
      &
      Use
      Environment
      Conservation
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …storage - crates
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …storage - maps
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …housekeeping – pests
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …handling & use – exhibitions and events
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …handling & use – parts management
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …handling & use – preparations & registers
      Organism Certhidea olivacea Gould, 1837
      Warbler Finch
      Collector Darwin, Charles Robert
      Preparations skull
      skeleton
      study skin
      eggs (4)
      nest
      tissue sample
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …environmental monitoring and control
      Planned Development
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …conservation – mobile devices & images
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …surrogates – digital assets
      Photograph(Analogue Original)
      High res TIFF (Digital Original)
      Medium res TIFF (Derivative)
      Magazine (Usage)
      Catalogue (Usage)
      Medium res JPEG2 (Derivative)
      Low res JPEG (Derivative)
      Web site (Usage)
      High res TIFF Crop (Digital Original)
      High res DNG (Derivative)
      Magazine (Usage)
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …surrogates – digital assets
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …emergency prep
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …policy and procedures – schedules
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …policy and procedures – statistics
    • Collections Care through visual aids
      …policy and procedures – statistics
    • Other visual stuff
      …content publishing
    • Other visual stuff
      …mapping
    • Other visual stuff
      …public access visual tools
    • Other visual stuff
      …technical layers
      Presentation Devices
      Presentation Tier
      Programmer Tier
      OpenLayers
    • Case Study
      Visual tools for Pest Management
    • The Situation
      • Collections contain fur, feathers, dried skin, dried plants, paper.
      • Susceptible to damage by certain insects.
      • 3 depts independently monitoring pest distributions and managing infestations.
      • Banning of Dichlorvos (vapona) insecticide in 2004.
    • The Situation
      • Collections contain fur, feathers, dried skin, dried plants, paper.
      • Susceptible to damage by certain insects.
      • 3 deptsindependantly monitoring pest distributions and managing infestations.
      • Banning of Dichlorvos (vapona) insecticide in 2004.
    • The Vision
      • Co-ordinated monitoring of ALL collection spaces.
    • The Vision
      • Standardisation of monitoring data.
    • The Vision
      • Risk management approach
    • The Vision
      • Integration of IPM activity using GIS software to visualise pest distributions.
    • The Solution
      • KE to the rescue..!!
      • Already using EMu.
      • Generic development.
      • Adopt available standards.
    • Before and after
    • The benefits of EMu
      • Single repository for pest management data.
      • Remove dept-centric boundaries.
      • Familiarity with interface.
      • Close association with specimen/collections information.
      • Inform senior management based on evidence.
    • The benefits of Mapper
      • Spatial context; quickly observe trends and patterns – proactive measures.
      • Effectively monitor overall situation
      • Prioritise resources in reacting to situations.
      • More effective communication tool.
    • More Information
      • Dave Smith,
      Natural History Museum
      d.a.smith@nhm.ac.uk
      • KE Software @ stand E4