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TDWG 2007, Bratislava, Slovakia

TDWG 2007, Bratislava, Slovakia

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  • 1. User Needs: Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) Chris Freeland Technical Director, BHL Application Development Manager, Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 2. About BHL
    • American Museum of Natural History
    • The Field Museum
    • Harvard University
    • Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library
    • Missouri Botanical Garden
    • Natural History Museum, London
    • The New York Botanical Garden
    • Royal Botanic Garden, Kew
    • Smithsonian Institution
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
    http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
  • 3. What BHL wants to do
  • 4. What BHL is funded to do
  • 5. BHL development philosophy:
    • Success is about rapid iteration & large ears
    Piso, Willem. Historia naturalis Brasiliae. 1648.
  • 6. User Needs
  • 7. Human-locatable literature
    • Search
    • Browse
  • 8. Human-readable literature
    • Page turning, multiple views, translations
    • PDF “Grab-n-Go”
    OCR Text Stellaria ongipes ? Goldie. Cornwallis Island. Silene acaWlis, L. Woman Islands. Sawfraga oppositifolia, L. Kakkidlarn, Greenland; Cornwallis Island. Sa4mfraga cerua, De Cand. Ukaari; Cornwallis Island. Sairaga csepitosa, L. Wolstenholme, Greenland; Cornwallis Island. Saxfraga rimdaris, De Cand. Whale Fish Island. Sad~ raga nivalis, L. Cornwallis Island. Ptentilla emarginata? Pursh. Wolstenholme. Dipena Lapponica, L. Whale Fish Island. Pyrola rotndifolia, L. Whale Fish Island. Casiope tetragona, Don. Ichauti. Vaccinium uliginosum, L. Loiseleuria procumbens, L. Whale Fish Island. Empetrum nigrum, L. Whale Fish Island. Polygonum viviparm, L. Bushnan Island. Oayria reiformis, L. Whale Fish Island. Eriphorum capitatum, Host. Alpecurus alpinus, Sm. Ibgi. Woodsia ilvenis, R. Br. Whale Fish Island. Lycopodium elago, L. Kiiedmoosi.
  • 9. Machine-readable literature
    • <genus>Polygonum</genus>
    • <species>viviparm</species>,
    • <author>L.</author>
    • <locality>Bushnan Island.</locality>
    • Created via automated or semi-automated means.
  • 10. Persistent Identifiers
    • Stable URL
    • Handle
    • DOI
    • BICI/SICI
    • ISSN
    • ISBN
    http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
  • 11. Bibliography by taxon
  • 12. Multiple representations
    • Biologia Centrali-Americana :zoology, botany and archaeology
      • Mammalia
      • Aves v. 1
      • Aves v. 4
      • Reptilia and Batrachia
    • Biologia Centrali-Americana : Aves
      • v. 1 Introduction -- Subclass Aves Carinate. Order Passeres.
      • v. 2 Subclass Aves Carinate. Order[s]: Passeres (contd.), Macrochires, Pici, Coccyges, Psitta
    It’s both…depending on use. Is it Or
  • 13. Citation Resolver
    • Zea mays L.
      • Sp. Pl. 2: 971-972. 1753.
    • Title: Species Plantarum
        • TL2: 4.769
        • Tropicos Pub_id: 1071
        • IPNI Pub_id:1071-2
    • Volume: 2
    • Start Page: 971
    • End Page: 972
    • Year Published: 1753
    http://hdl.handle.net/1234567/9876 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358992
  • 14. Title Registry
    • Have BPH, TL2, others, but can you USE them?
    • Title: Species Plantarum
        • TL2: 4.769
        • Tropicos Title_id: 1071
            • ……
        • IPNI Pub_id: 1071-2
    • Open & editable by community
  • 15. Better OCR
    • Sad~ raga nivalis
    • Stellaria ongipes ? Goldie.
    • Silene acaWlis, L.
    • Sa4mfraga cerua