Biodiversity Heritage Library:Disseminating Content Beyond the Silo               By: Grace Costantino, Program Manager   ...
http://biodiversitylibrary.org               58,000+ Titles               111,000+ Volumes               40 Million+ Pa...
Global Partners
Core BHL Member Institutions
Core BHL Member InstitutionsSmithsonian Libraries:6,300+ Titles17,000+ Volumes6.8 million+ Pages
Scanning Locally, Coordinating Globally
Scanning Locally, Coordinating Globally                      Issue TrackingVols. 6, Vols. 6, 8, 10  8, 10                 ...
Beyond the Silo: Open Data                            Trifolium pratense                             Trifolium pratense   ...
Beyond the Silo: Open Data      Dear                   Come and get it!Bibliographic data for 58,000+ TitlesScientific nam...
Beyond the Silo: Open DataOpen DataOpen Data               Stable                        Stable                  Data     ...
Beyond the Silo: Open Data
Beyond the Silo: Social Media@BioDivLibrary                 blog.biodiversitylibrary.orgwww.facebook.com/BioDivLibrary    ...
Beyond the Silo: Social Media 42,000+ Visits from Social    @BioDivLibrary  Media to BHL in 2012    www.facebook.com    /...
Beyond the Silo: Social Media
Beyond the Silo: Social Media 63,000+ Images 3.8+ Million Views                        22,000+ Smithsonian             ...
Why Social Media MattersUncover hidden aspects of our collectionsTell the stories behind these collectionsReach new aud...
Future DevelopmentsArticle level access with a new user interfaceNew algorithm for increased taxon name discoveryPartne...
Thank you    http://biodiversitylibrary.orgGrace Costantino, costantinog@si.edu    Bianca Crowley, crowleyb@si.edu
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Overview of the Biodiversity Heritage Library presented to the Smithsonian Congress of Scholars

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  • COLLABORATION!
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  • But it’s not just about disseminating data about books in our collections or the scientific names within our materials It’s also about repackaging our content in ways that turn people on to the story of life on Earth
  • Biodiversity literature is seriously amazing!
  • BHL: Disseminating Content Beyond the Silo

    1. 1. Biodiversity Heritage Library:Disseminating Content Beyond the Silo By: Grace Costantino, Program Manager Bianca Crowley, Collections Coordinator
    2. 2. http://biodiversitylibrary.org  58,000+ Titles  111,000+ Volumes  40 Million+ Pages  250+ Permissions  113,000+ Monthly Visits  62,000+ Monthly Visitors
    3. 3. Global Partners
    4. 4. Core BHL Member Institutions
    5. 5. Core BHL Member InstitutionsSmithsonian Libraries:6,300+ Titles17,000+ Volumes6.8 million+ Pages
    6. 6. Scanning Locally, Coordinating Globally
    7. 7. Scanning Locally, Coordinating Globally Issue TrackingVols. 6, Vols. 6, 8, 10 8, 10 Software Vols Vols . .1-5 1-5 Vols. 7, Vols. 7, 9, 11-21 9, 11-21
    8. 8. Beyond the Silo: Open Data Trifolium pratense Trifolium pratense Amblyopsis Amblyopsis On the Origin of Species By Charles Darwin (1859) Formica sanguinea Formica sanguineaBibliographic data for 58,000+ TitlesScientific name data for 150 million+ Taxa
    9. 9. Beyond the Silo: Open Data Dear Come and get it!Bibliographic data for 58,000+ TitlesScientific name data for 150 million+ Taxa
    10. 10. Beyond the Silo: Open DataOpen DataOpen Data Stable Stable Data Data Policy Policy URLs URLs Exports Exports OAI-PMH OAI-PMH APIs APIs Open Archive Open Archive Application Application Initiative –– Initiative Programming Programming Protocol for Protocol for Interfaces Interfaces Metadata Metadata Harvesting Harvesting
    11. 11. Beyond the Silo: Open Data
    12. 12. Beyond the Silo: Social Media@BioDivLibrary blog.biodiversitylibrary.orgwww.facebook.com/BioDivLibrary pinterest.com/biodivlibraryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/sets
    13. 13. Beyond the Silo: Social Media 42,000+ Visits from Social @BioDivLibrary Media to BHL in 2012 www.facebook.com /BioDivLibrary http://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/sets
    14. 14. Beyond the Silo: Social Media
    15. 15. Beyond the Silo: Social Media 63,000+ Images 3.8+ Million Views  22,000+ Smithsonian Libraries Images!
    16. 16. Why Social Media MattersUncover hidden aspects of our collectionsTell the stories behind these collectionsReach new audiences Biodiversity Literature is Seriously Amazing ! ®
    17. 17. Future DevelopmentsArticle level access with a new user interfaceNew algorithm for increased taxon name discoveryPartnership growth – launching BHL Africa in AprilNew outreach activities – iBooks and Biodiversity Library Exhibitions (BLE)
    18. 18. Thank you http://biodiversitylibrary.orgGrace Costantino, costantinog@si.edu Bianca Crowley, crowleyb@si.edu

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