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4. German – Chinese Symposium Hannover, 13.10.2008
Christian Mahnke, Goettingen state and university library

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    1. 1. Goobi web based digitization lifecycle software 4. German – Chinese Symposium Hannover, 13.10.2008 Christian Mahnke, Goettingen state and university library
    2. 2. Topics <ul><li>About the GDZ (Göttinger Digitalisierungszentrum) </li></ul><ul><li>Goobi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example Workflow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    3. 3. About the digitization centre (GDZ) <ul><li>Founded in 1998 as one of two German digitization centres. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the university library of Goettingen </li></ul><ul><li>Known projects include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gutenberg Bible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EZOOLO (zoological works by Linné ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works of C. F. Gauß </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical travel literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (journals) </li></ul></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
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    5. 5. Introduction <ul><li>Modular architecture for digital libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Strong digitization focus </li></ul><ul><li>Web based (production and presentation) </li></ul><ul><li>Standards based </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    6. 6. History and current status <ul><li>Goobi was developed as workflow tool for the federated digitization project RusDML. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>During this project it was used in a distributed model: Scanning took place in Goettingen, metadata was gathered in Berlin and Moscow. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s used under production conditions by the GDZ since 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>SUB Goettingen and SLUB Dresden got an 18 month grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for further development. </li></ul><ul><li>We are currently working on release 1.5. The main Goal for 1.5 is to be able to produce a software that is capable to fulfil the recommendations of the German Science Foundation (DFG) regarding digitization projects. </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    7. 7. Architectural overview 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    8. 8. Technical background <ul><li>Workflow software Java (J2EE) based </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation PHP (Typo3) based </li></ul><ul><li>File exchange via SMB/CIFS, WebDAV, NFS – SAN storage backend </li></ul><ul><li>Authentification via LDAP </li></ul><ul><li>METS / MODS and TEI as data formats (XML based) </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    9. 9. Features (workflow management) <ul><li>Completely web based </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates Windows Clients and existing software </li></ul><ul><li>On demand OCR </li></ul><ul><li>Highly configurable </li></ul><ul><li>Configurable metadata mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of server based programs and scripts </li></ul><ul><li>C omplete web based metadata editor </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    10. 10. Example digitization workflow (please note that the type and order of workflow steps is depending highly on your project) 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    11. 11. Example digitization workflow 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    12. 12. Preperation <ul><li>At first a new record is added to the catalogue by a librarian </li></ul><ul><li>A barcode Scanner is used to gather the bibliographical metadata from the catalogue </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    13. 13. Image production - Task view (user perspective) 13.10.2008 Mahnke Tasks Projects Identifier Actions
    14. 14. Quality assurance (QA) and image post production <ul><li>Quality assurance and image post production is done outside of Goobi </li></ul><ul><li>An image viewer is used for QA </li></ul><ul><li>Photoshop and PixEdit are used for image post production </li></ul><ul><li>The users access the image files via a network volume </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    15. 15. Metadata acquisition - Metadata editor (user perspective) 13.10.2008 Mahnke Document structure Preview image OCR result metadata
    16. 16. Examples Presentation 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    17. 17. Presentation – Single page 13.10.2008 Mahnke Zoom Navigation Identifier
    18. 18. Presentation - Structural metadata 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    19. 19. Benefits of an integrated workflow tool 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    20. 20. Benefits of an integrated workflow management system <ul><li>Transparency see what your staff is working on see which steps are bottle necks </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility Define your workflow steps depending on the needs of your project – not the other way around Host multiple projects in on environment </li></ul>13.10.2008 Mahnke
    21. 21. Process overview (administrative perspective) 13.10.2008 Mahnke W orkflow steps Progress Actions
    22. 22. Process details (administrative perspective) 13.10.2008 Mahnke W orkflow steps Status
    23. 23. Statistics (administrative perspective) 13.10.2008 Mahnke Status of each task
    24. 24. Statistics cont. (administrative perspective) 13.10.2008 Mahnke Duration of each task
    25. 25. Any Questions? 13.10.2008 Mahnke
    26. 26. Thank You! Contact: 13.10.2008 Mahnke