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Wolfe design index_vocab_presentation_final

  1. 1. WHO AM I AND WHY AM I HERE?TRACY WOLFEDIGITAL ASSET MANAGER /LIBRARIANCORBIS IMAGES : BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION PROJECTI have an MLIS from San Jose State University with a focus on theOrganization of Information and Emerging Technologies. I have workedon digital asset management for the advertising industry, interned insearch at Getty Images, assisted on a digital archiving project at TheSeattle Public Library, currently volunteer at the Ballard HistoricalSociety and I am the DAM Administrator/Librarian for the Bill & MelindaGates Foundation Communications digital library project at CorbisImages.Corbis creates all the photo and video content for the GatesFoundation and I catalog it and manage the system.
  2. 2. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER IN REAL LIFE• Local controlled vocabularies• Combining authorities or thesauri• How to create order out of customized chaos• User input (institutional knowledge, searchlogs)• Hierarchical or flat?
  3. 3. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION• Photos depicting art, architecture and aspects of the 1962World’s Fair. Collection also included ephemera – posters,menus, souvenirs.Link:http://cdm15015.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15015coll3
  4. 4. Local Controlled Vocabulary/Choosing an Authority• Project Challenges• Due to the nature of the content, some architects and artistsparticipating in the 1962 World’s Fair exhibitions were not famous,rather local Seattle professionals unlikely to be listed by standardauthorities like the ULAN, AAT or LCSH.THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  5. 5. Example of Existing VocabularyTHE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  6. 6. Customizing a Local Vocabulary• Solution:• As metadata was collected from each item, AAT, ULAN and LCSHwere evaluated. New terms were added to custom localvocabularies in CONTENTdm to align with the custom content.THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  7. 7. Alaska Pavilion;"Lady Kim as Lou" by C.R. HeurlinTHE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  8. 8. ULAN Search for C.R.Heurlin:THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  9. 9. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  10. 10. Subject Termshttp://cdm15015.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/subjectindex/collection/p15015coll3THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTURY 21 DIGITAL COLLECTION
  11. 11. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYLink: https://mam.gatesfoundation.org/mediabin/• This media asset management system serves the Communicationsdepartment and vendors at the foundation and is comprised of 100Kimages, documents and videos. It runs on the HP/Autonomy MediaBinplatform and has approximately 400 users.
  12. 12. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYInstitutional Input
  13. 13. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYSQL Search Logsstore 4/1/2013 13:43innovation farmer africa 4/1/2013 13:44innovation farmer 4/1/2013 13:44appropriate technology africa farmer 4/1/2013 13:44technology africa farmer 4/1/2013 13:44tortilla 4/1/2013 13:44snack 4/1/2013 13:45technology africa farmer 4/1/2013 13:45africa farmer machine 4/1/2013 13:45africa farmer field machine 4/1/2013 13:45africa farmer field work 4/1/2013 13:45data 4/1/2013 13:46data 4/1/2013 13:46africa farmer product 4/1/2013 13:46africa farmer yield 4/1/2013 13:46africa farmer yield 4/1/2013 13:47computer screen 4/1/2013 13:47student 4/1/2013 15:01student thinking 4/1/2013 15:01student 4/1/2013 15:02polio 4/1/2013 16:09polio rotary india 4/1/2013 16:17malaria mott 4/1/2013 16:32
  14. 14. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYAuthority Control : Keywords
  15. 15. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYAuthority Control : Keywords
  16. 16. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYVocabulary Snippet[Healthcare]anti-malarial agent{anti-malarial medicines}{anti malarial agent}{anti malarial medicines}antiretroviral therapy (ART){anti-retroviral therapy (ART)}{anti retroviral therapy (ART)}antiretroviral drugbedpanBIO-VOCbirth{delivery}birth certificateblood pressure reading{blood pressure cuff}
  17. 17. THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION DIGITAL LIBRARYSummary : Challenges with Custom Projects• Satisfying user and business requirements• Flexibility and consistency• Tracking changes and processes• User training
  18. 18. VEER – STOCK PHOTOS, ILLUSTRATION, FONTS• Veer is owned by Corbis and offers affordable creative stockphotography, illustrations and fonts.http://www.veer.com/
  19. 19. VEER – STOCK PHOTOS, ILLUSTRATION, FONTSExamples of Vocabulary “Branches”
  20. 20. VEER – STOCK PHOTOS, ILLUSTRATION, FONTS
  21. 21. CONTACT INFORMATIONTRACY WOLFEtracy.wolfe@corbis.comwww.tracywolfe.comwww.modlibrarian.posterous.com@Mod_Librarian

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