Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe Tools and Services for Legacy Taxonomic Literature Henning Scholz Museum für Natu...
Charles Davies Sherborn “ In any well-appointed Natural History Library there should be found every book and every edition...
BHL http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/
BHL 2007 SIL, MOBOT, AMNH,  Harvard Botany Library,  MCZ,   MBL/WHOI,  Field Museum, NYBG NHM, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
BHL today
BHL accomplishments <ul><li>94,636 volumes & 35.4 million pages (October 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>OCR, page level access </...
BHL-Global
Portals
BHL-Europe http ://www.bhl-europe.eu
V ision and mission <ul><li>European biodiversity knowledge freely  available globally to everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>BHL-...
BHL-Europe  organisation
BHL-Europe  organisation BHL-Europe server
BHL-Europe  access routes
GRIB Bibliographic database (union catalogue of natural history institutions with content management and deduplication fun...
http://grib.gbv.de 556,077 de-duplicated records
Best Practice Guide <ul><li>Collection analysis </li></ul><ul><li>IPR guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning costs </li></ul>...
OLEF http://www.bhl-europe.eu/bhl-schema/v0.3 /
Schema Mapping Tool <ul><li>Slim, easy to use, cross platform, standalone application (JAVA) </li></ul><ul><li>http://bhl....
Schema Mapping Tool & OLEF
BHL-Europe  Portal
BHL-Europe  Portal
Name finding <ul><li>Taxonomic names (incl. common names and synonyms): - Taxon Finder (uBio) -  http://www.ubio.org/index...
Name finding
BHL-Europe  Portal
Virtual exhibition
Europeana <ul><li>>20 million objects </li></ul><ul><li>Mona Lisa to Charles Darwin </li></ul><ul><li>Texts, images, video...
Europeana
Dr. Henning Scholz   Project Coordinator BHL-Europe Museum für Naturkunde  Invalidenstraße 43  D-10115 Berlin  Email: henn...
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  • Charles Davies Sherbon must have had access to a very large and complete library to perform his work on the Index Animalium. He obviously appreciated this access a lot when he says in the Epilogue to the Index Animalium that
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  • His first passion was geology and palaeontology, In 1888, Sherborn began work in the geology department at the NHM, preparing and cleaning fossils.
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    1. 1. Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe Tools and Services for Legacy Taxonomic Literature Henning Scholz Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany
    2. 2. Charles Davies Sherborn “ In any well-appointed Natural History Library there should be found every book and every edition of every book dealing in the remotest way with the subjects concerned.” “ Moreover for accurate work it is necessary for the student to verify every reference he may find; it is not enough to copy from a previous author; he must verify each reference itself from the original.”
    3. 3. BHL http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/
    4. 4. BHL 2007 SIL, MOBOT, AMNH, Harvard Botany Library, MCZ, MBL/WHOI, Field Museum, NYBG NHM, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
    5. 5. BHL today
    6. 6. BHL accomplishments <ul><li>94,636 volumes & 35.4 million pages (October 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>OCR, page level access </li></ul><ul><li>TaxonFinder </li></ul><ul><li>Developer tools, e.g. Data Export, API </li></ul><ul><li>Permissions to scan in copyright content </li></ul><ul><li>Link between EOL species pages and BHL </li></ul><ul><li>CiteBank </li></ul><ul><li>Darwin Library </li></ul><ul><li>Global BHL </li></ul>
    7. 7. BHL-Global
    8. 8. Portals
    9. 9. BHL-Europe http ://www.bhl-europe.eu
    10. 10. V ision and mission <ul><li>European biodiversity knowledge freely available globally to everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>BHL-Europe mission statement </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilising and preserving digital European biodiversity heritage literature and facilitating the open access to this literature through a multilingual community portal, the Global References Index to Biodiversity, and Europeana. </li></ul>BHL-Europe vision statement (In contrast to BHL, BHL-Europe is not funded to digitise)
    11. 11. BHL-Europe organisation
    12. 12. BHL-Europe organisation BHL-Europe server
    13. 13. BHL-Europe access routes
    14. 14. GRIB Bibliographic database (union catalogue of natural history institutions with content management and deduplication functionalities).  G lobal R eferences I ndex to B iodiversity ( http://grib.gbv.de ) Collaboration : European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy (EDIT), Head office of the Common Library Network GBV (VZG) User: Scientist, taxonomist, librarian
    15. 15. http://grib.gbv.de 556,077 de-duplicated records
    16. 16. Best Practice Guide <ul><li>Collection analysis </li></ul><ul><li>IPR guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning costs </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata handling, requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Digitisation workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Image requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Data harmonisation, Schema Mapping Tool </li></ul>
    17. 17. OLEF http://www.bhl-europe.eu/bhl-schema/v0.3 /
    18. 18. Schema Mapping Tool <ul><li>Slim, easy to use, cross platform, standalone application (JAVA) </li></ul><ul><li>http://bhl.nhm-wien.ac.at/smt/launch.html </li></ul><ul><li>Built in schemas: ESE 3.2 & 3.3 MARC21 MODS 3.4 OLEF 0.3 </li></ul>
    19. 19. Schema Mapping Tool & OLEF
    20. 20. BHL-Europe Portal
    21. 21. BHL-Europe Portal
    22. 22. Name finding <ul><li>Taxonomic names (incl. common names and synonyms): - Taxon Finder (uBio) - http://www.ubio.org/index.php?pagename=xml_services - Catalogue of Life - www.catalogueoflife.org - PESI - www.eu-nomen.eu/pesi/ </li></ul><ul><li>Author names - Virtual International Authority Files (VIAF) - www.viaf.org </li></ul><ul><li>Serial names - Zeitschriftendatenbank (serial database; ZDB) http ://www.zeitschriftendatenbank.de/ </li></ul>
    23. 23. Name finding
    24. 24. BHL-Europe Portal
    25. 25. Virtual exhibition
    26. 26. Europeana <ul><li>>20 million objects </li></ul><ul><li>Mona Lisa to Charles Darwin </li></ul><ul><li>Texts, images, videos, sounds </li></ul><ul><li>100,561 BHL-Europe objects </li></ul><ul><li>Nine BHL-Europe partners </li></ul>
    27. 27. Europeana
    28. 28. Dr. Henning Scholz Project Coordinator BHL-Europe Museum für Naturkunde Invalidenstraße 43 D-10115 Berlin Email: henning.scholz@mfn-berlin.de http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org http ://www.bhl-europe.eu … Questions

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