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Forging a Digital Roadmap: The Preservation,      Curation and Stewardship Nexus              Bianca Crowley              ...
Forging a Digital Roadmap: TheiPreservation, ew                                g nroads into n               ng Route: Mak...
http://biodiversitylibrary.org>58,000 titles >108,000 volumes > 39 million pages
The BHL is…• A consortium of 14 natural history, botanical  libraries and research institutions• An open access digital li...
BHL Digitization Overview                       ta                     daataDeescrp    i i e M ta         ttvveMeetad D sc...
What does a Collections Coordinator do?
Challenges• Article access• Preservation: Replication & Synchronization• Integrating content scanned outside standard  wor...
Lessons Learned•   Collaboration is key•   Content is King•   If you make your data available, people will use it•   Value...
Future Directions• Article level access   – Reconfiguring back-end BHL database   – Harvesting metadata from Biostor.org (...
Curation: a Patient Practice…
Curation: a Patient Practice…
Curation: a Patient Practice that Pays Off!
Curation: a Patient Practice that Pays Off!
Curation: your Users can Help
Curation: your Users can Help
Stewardship: Our Role in theBiodiversity Research “Ecology”                                BHL              EOL           ...
Thank you!blog.biodiversitylibrary.orgbiodivlibrary                                        Bianca Crowleybiodivlibrary    ...
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  1. 1. Forging a Digital Roadmap: The Preservation, Curation and Stewardship Nexus Bianca Crowley Collections Coordinator Smithsonian Libraries
  2. 2. Forging a Digital Roadmap: TheiPreservation, ew g nroads into n ng Route: Makin R…Recalculati and Stewardship NexusO Curation territories Bianca Crowley Collections Coordinator Smithsonian Libraries
  3. 3. http://biodiversitylibrary.org>58,000 titles >108,000 volumes > 39 million pages
  4. 4. The BHL is…• A consortium of 14 natural history, botanical libraries and research institutions• An open access digital library for legacy biodiversity literature.• An open data repository of taxonomic names and bibliographic information• An increasingly global effort
  5. 5. BHL Digitization Overview ta daataDeescrp i i e M ta ttvveMeetad D scri ip Images, OCR text, XML Taxonomic Name Services User User BHL BHL Feedback Feedback
  6. 6. What does a Collections Coordinator do?
  7. 7. Challenges• Article access• Preservation: Replication & Synchronization• Integrating content scanned outside standard workflow• Deduplication• OCR accuracy• Copyright issues• Funding & resources (of course!)
  8. 8. Lessons Learned• Collaboration is key• Content is King• If you make your data available, people will use it• Value of experimentation and failure• Be flexible• “Just Do It”
  9. 9. Future Directions• Article level access – Reconfiguring back-end BHL database – Harvesting metadata from Biostor.org (thanks Roderic D.M. Page) 101100 101100 BHL BHL 010110 010110 110101 110101 Rod Page BHL Biostor.org Biostor.org Rod Page• New user interface coming soon!
  10. 10. Curation: a Patient Practice…
  11. 11. Curation: a Patient Practice…
  12. 12. Curation: a Patient Practice that Pays Off!
  13. 13. Curation: a Patient Practice that Pays Off!
  14. 14. Curation: your Users can Help
  15. 15. Curation: your Users can Help
  16. 16. Stewardship: Our Role in theBiodiversity Research “Ecology” BHL EOL Biodiversity Literature Scientific Names Publications Phylogenies Nomen-Researchers clators Name Species Checklists Datasets Indexes Collecting Events Specimens Content Aggregators Localities Field Notes
  17. 17. Thank you!blog.biodiversitylibrary.orgbiodivlibrary Bianca Crowleybiodivlibrary crowleyb@si.eduBiodiversity Heritage Library Slides: slideshare.net/lipscombbbiodivlibrary
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