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
Biodiversity Heritage Library:Disseminating Content Beyond the Silo By: Grace Costantino, Program Manager Bianca Crowley, Collections Coordinator
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
Beyond the Silo: Open Data Dear Come and get it!Bibliographic data for 58,000+ TitlesScientific name data for 150 million+ Taxa
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
Beyond the Silo: Social Media 63,000+ Images 3.8+ Million Views 22,000+ Smithsonian Libraries Images!
Why Social Media MattersUncover hidden aspects of our collectionsTell the stories behind these collectionsReach new audiences Biodiversity Literature is Seriously Amazing ! ®
Future DevelopmentsArticle level access with a new user interfaceNew algorithm for increased taxon name discoveryPartnership growth – launching BHL Africa in AprilNew outreach activities – iBooks and Biodiversity Library Exhibitions (BLE)
Thank you http://biodiversitylibrary.orgGrace Costantino, firstname.lastname@example.org Bianca Crowley, email@example.com