EnhancingLinnean Online     University of London  Linnean Society of London          #jiscelo
The Great Linnaeus
Linnean Online Collections
Enhancing sustainability● Stakeholder consultation and user survey:  identify key areas of value of digital  collections● ...
1. Interoperability● With other online life-science systems and  catalogues  ○ Natural History Museum  ○ Kew  ○ Open Unive...
2. User experience● Overall presentation● Discovery and navigation tools● Evolving user expectations  ○ Facebook  ○ Twitte...
3. Metadata● Enhance current metadata● Implement new discipline-specific schemas  (e.g. Darwin Core)● General metadata sta...
3. Metadata (2)
4. Licensing● Assert intellectual property and investment  of Society● Support legitimate use of materials and  metadata (...
5. Revenue generation● Can we enable established or innovative  revenue generating activities to support the  upkeep of th...
6. Digital Preservation strategy● Review existing overall DP strategy● Digital asset management processes● Enhance/update ...
#jisceloProject Blog: http://jiscelo.blogspot.com/Linnean Online: http://www.linnean-online.org/
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Enhancing Linnean Online (#jiscelo) presentation for JISC Enhancing Sustainability Programme Meeting,14th March 2012

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Enhancing Linnean Online presentation March 2012

  1. 1. EnhancingLinnean Online University of London Linnean Society of London #jiscelo
  2. 2. The Great Linnaeus
  3. 3. Linnean Online Collections
  4. 4. Enhancing sustainability● Stakeholder consultation and user survey: identify key areas of value of digital collections● Enhancements to bind collections to the needs of stakeholders ○ Society ○ Librarians ○ Curators ○ Researchers ○ Teachers ○ General public● Post-implementation review
  5. 5. 1. Interoperability● With other online life-science systems and catalogues ○ Natural History Museum ○ Kew ○ Open University● Linked data● API functionality● Emerging data visualisation tools
  6. 6. 2. User experience● Overall presentation● Discovery and navigation tools● Evolving user expectations ○ Facebook ○ Twitter ○ Mobile / tablet interfaces ○ E-books / apps
  7. 7. 3. Metadata● Enhance current metadata● Implement new discipline-specific schemas (e.g. Darwin Core)● General metadata standardsschemas (e.g. DBPedia)● Search tools● Linked data
  8. 8. 3. Metadata (2)
  9. 9. 4. Licensing● Assert intellectual property and investment of Society● Support legitimate use of materials and metadata (e.g. in blogs, teaching/learning resources, VREs)● Clearly expressed in human and machine- readable form
  10. 10. 5. Revenue generation● Can we enable established or innovative revenue generating activities to support the upkeep of the collections?● Facilitate reuse of the materials● Advertising?
  11. 11. 6. Digital Preservation strategy● Review existing overall DP strategy● Digital asset management processes● Enhance/update where necessary
  12. 12. #jisceloProject Blog: http://jiscelo.blogspot.com/Linnean Online: http://www.linnean-online.org/

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