Developments in Access to Art Information: Trove. Presentation at ARLIS conference, Darwin, September 2010
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Presentation at ARLIS conference Darwin, September 2010 by Rose Holley. Demonstrates how Trove aggregrates information for Art resources and is a useful tool for researchers, artists and librarians.

Presentation at ARLIS conference Darwin, September 2010 by Rose Holley. Demonstrates how Trove aggregrates information for Art resources and is a useful tool for researchers, artists and librarians.

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Developments in Access to Art Information: Trove. Presentation at ARLIS conference, Darwin, September 2010 Developments in Access to Art Information: Trove. Presentation at ARLIS conference, Darwin, September 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • Rose Holley: Trove Manager
    • Resource Sharing and Innovation
    • National Library of Australia
    • ARLIS ANZ Conference, Darwin
    • 15-17 September 2010
    • Developments in access
    • to art information (Part 2)
    [email_address] Warning: This presentation contains the names of Aboriginal people now deceased
  • DEVELOPMENTS IN ACCESS TO ART INFORMATION (Part 1)
    • ARLIS ANZ Conference April 2002
    • Rose Holley
    • Digital Projects Librarian
    • University of Auckland
  • Overview (2002)
    • How can we improve access and delivery of art resources?
    • Is there a smarter way to access and manage art resources?
    • Current delivery: users have to search multiple sites, know multiple interfaces and know how resources fit together
    • Future developments in resource delivery, searching and navigation.
  • The Digital Pie (2002)
  • Collaborative Digital Image Delivery
  • The Future: single search (2002) Search and Navigation Interface Image Collections Websites Databases E-Journals Library Catalogues
  • Welcome to the Future! 2010
  • The 2010 pie (bigger)
    • Digital AND non digital
    • Galleries Libraries, archives, museums (GLAM)
    • Full-text (books, newspapers) GOOGLE
    • User-generated content Flickr, YouTube, Wikipedia
    www.neatorama.com/2008/11/26/crocheted-pie-hats/
  • Cutting the Pie
    • Regional?
    • All Australian stuff together….Trove 90 mill
    • All NZ digital stuff together…Digital NZ 2 mill
    • All Europe digital stuff together. Europeana 10 mill
    • By topic?
    • Art Libraries net
    • Bio-diversity Heritage Library
    USA National Pie Day Jan 23
  • NLA Strategic Directions 2009-2011
    • “ We will explore new models for creating and sharing information and for collecting materials, including supporting the creation of knowledge by our users . “
    • (not just NLA resources… all Australian content)
    • “ The changing expectations of users that they will not be passive receivers of information, but rather contributors and participants in information services.”
  • Content sources
    • Australian Collaborative Services
    • ANBD – 1000 libraries
    • Pandora - websites
    • ARO - Research
    • RAAM - Archives
    • Picture Australia
    • Australian Newspapers
    • Open sources
    • Open Library (Internet Archive)
    • Hathi Trust
    • OAISTER
    • Targets – websites
    • Amazon
    • Wikipedia
    • Google Books/Videos
    • Flickr
    90 million items
  • Picture Australia vs Trove Picture Australia Trove Format : Images only Images, sound, video, books, archives, maps, websites, biographies, journals, newspapers, research outputs. Content type : Digital only Digital and non-digital Size: 2 million 90 million User engagement: Add own images Add own images AND forum, comments, tags, rating, lists, corrections. Subject Focus: Australian pictures Anything Australian Contributors: 60 1300 Metadata display : ‘old catalogue style’ FRBR (works and grouped versions)
  • Significant art resources in Trove
    • From OAISTER e.g. VADS, Brigham Young Museum of Art
    • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online - Biographies
    • NGA – Australian Art and Artists File
    • Full text historic Australian newspapers – art reviews
    • Australian research outputs - art
    • The ANBD including non-digitised picture records
    • Digitised pictures from Picture Australia
  • Methods of data collection
    • Libraries
    • Galleries
    • Museums
    • Archives
    • (Deep web hidden in collection databases…)
    • Open Archives Initiative (OAI)
    • Application Programmers Interface (API)
    • FTP/HTTP
    • Sitemaps
  • IT Development
    • Learning the ‘art of with’ Charles Leadbeater
    • Not to people
    • Not for people
    • WITH PEOPLE (USERS)
    • Public feedback drives the development:
    • CRITICAL, RELEVANT, INTERESTING
  • Topic based art searches
    • Hans Heysen
    • Queenie McKenzie
    • Albert Namatjira
    • Arthur Streeton
    • Rabbit proof fence
    • Teapots
    • Find and get information about artists and their artworks
    • Background research on topics by artists
    • Collecting art
  • browse groups/ zones Single search Restrict search
  • Hans Heysen (1877-1968) Refine/limit search results Get item groups/zones results
  •  
  • Is it in copyright? How do I refer to it?
  • How can I get it? Online Borrow Buy Copy
  • Hidden archives
  • Full text newspapers
  • Interviews, oral history, video, music
  • Biographies
  •  
  • Wikipedia, Flickr, YouTube
  • Pictures – digitised and not Minimise zones
  • Objects
  • Queenie McKenzie (1915-1998) press clippings, invitations, ephemera
  • Conversations with women- finding aid
  • Archived websites
  • 10 years of indigenous art for sale in Ochre Gallery
  • 2009 2001
  • Background research for film
  • Collecting art – teapots on exhibition
  • Interaction at article level
  • Fix text – power edit mode
  • Show all corrections
  • Context – Tools - Lists
  •  
  • User generated content via Flickr
  • Tagging- useful for display adverts and images
  • User profile Your settings and history
  • User Forum
  • View user activity from homepage Saturday August 21, 10am
  • Hall of Fame Total of 17 million lines corrected July 2010
  • 10,000 an hour
  • Trove activity in an average day August 2010: Searching peaks at 11,000 per hour, text correction at 9,000 lines per hour, average number of unique users per day is 10,000.
  • Family historians Librarians Recreational researchers students
  • http://trove.nla.gov.au/general/marketing
  • Important
    • Connections
    • Linkages
    • Related
    • Context
    • Sharing
    • Re-purposing
    • Mashing
    • Adding
    • Giving users
    • Access to resources
    • Tools to do stuff
    • Freedom and choices
    • Ways to work collaboratively together
  • Trove: Future developments
      • Updating content – existing contributors
      • Expanding content – new contributors
      • Sharing content – API
      • Improving e-journal access and authentication
  • Trove dependant on…
    • Collaboration across cultural heritage institutions (digitisation, storage, service delivery, crowdsourcing, standards).
    • Data sharing
    • Being ‘open’ e.g. OAI, API’s
    • Changing institutional strategic thinking from power/control to freedom
    • New ideas and revisiting old ideas
  • [email_address] [email_address] Finding the pieces and putting them together for you. Questions?