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Interoperability: the value of   recombinant potential Lorcan Dempsey VP Research and Chief Strategist ARLIS 2004, New Yor...
Overview <ul><li>MARC </li></ul><ul><li>MARC-XML, MODS, Dublin Core, Onix, IEEE LOM, VRA Core, … </li></ul><ul><li>EAD, TE...
Interoperability as recombinant potential <ul><li>Can I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>navigate across several databases by subject...
Interoperability is an economic issue <ul><li>Extract maximum value from investment in  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data (metada...
Interoperability is an economic issue <ul><li>Allow users focus on productive use of learning and research resources rathe...
user environments resource environment Library service environment Licensed collections New aggregations Virtual reference...
Simple descriptive metadata FRBR INDECS CIDOC MARC21 DC VRA Core MODS AACR2 LCSH… Names XML ISO2709 RDF ‘ Element set’ Inf...
Simple Description Item Collections Item metadata Collection level metadata More simple Less simple Dublin  Core RSLP OAI ...
A ‘portal’ example Common services Content services Application services Presentation services I need a few references
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services authentication
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: user profile
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Query broker
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: service description
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Content: results list
I’d like to get this book. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Request broker
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: ILL policy
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: service description
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Content: circ/ILL system
Application architecture I need this article too.  Common services Content services Application services Presentation serv...
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services openURL resolver
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: local knowledge base
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: service description
Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Content: article
Directory: ILL policy Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Authentication Directory...
Some important areas <ul><li>Item metadata </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MARC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Some important areas <ul><li>Sharing data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OAI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
An institutional perspective <ul><li>High acronymic density a source of bewilderment </li></ul><ul><li>Makers and takers <...
Thank you! Lorcan Dempsey [email_address]
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    1. 1. Interoperability: the value of recombinant potential Lorcan Dempsey VP Research and Chief Strategist ARLIS 2004, New York, April 2004
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>MARC </li></ul><ul><li>MARC-XML, MODS, Dublin Core, Onix, IEEE LOM, VRA Core, … </li></ul><ul><li>EAD, TEI, DC, MARC </li></ul><ul><li>METS, SCORM, DIDL, … </li></ul><ul><li>DDI, FGDC, ... </li></ul><ul><li>MARC AMC, EAD, DC, RSLP, … </li></ul><ul><li>RDF, OWL, SKOS, … </li></ul><ul><li>NCIP, ISO-ILL, … </li></ul><ul><li>OAI, RSS, ATOM, … </li></ul><ul><li>OAIS, METS, OCLC/RLG, … </li></ul><ul><li>Z39.50, SRW/U, Xquery, … </li></ul><ul><li>SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, REST, … </li></ul><ul><li>GIF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG, … </li></ul><ul><li>XML, XSLT, … </li></ul><ul><li>DDC, LCSH, LCC, TGN, AAT, … </li></ul><ul><li>PURL, DOI, ISTC, URN, Info-URI, … </li></ul><ul><li>XRML,ODRL,… </li></ul><ul><li>GIF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG, … </li></ul>
    3. 3. Interoperability as recombinant potential <ul><li>Can I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>navigate across several databases by subject, by name, by place, by resource type, by educational level? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>add a document to a repository? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>add a repository to a distributed query? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fuse metadata from one database with another? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>assemble these resources into a learning package? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>embed an interactive service in my exhibition, my reading list, my campus portal? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ingest a content package into an archive? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>take a content package out of an archive in 10 years time? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cite a document in a repository? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bring resources into my own workspace? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>With </li></ul><ul><ul><li>as little custom work as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>as little precoordinated agreement as possible </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Interoperability is an economic issue <ul><li>Extract maximum value from investment in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data (metadata and content) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By ensuring that they are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reusable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recombinable </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Interoperability is an economic issue <ul><li>Allow users focus on productive use of learning and research resources rather than on the messy mechanics of interaction. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow resource managers develop routine approaches. </li></ul>
    6. 6. user environments resource environment Library service environment Licensed collections New aggregations Virtual reference Institutional repository Digitized collections E-reserve Catalog Personal collections exhibitions PDAs learning management systems campus portal course material text book new scholarly resources reading lists
    7. 7. Simple descriptive metadata FRBR INDECS CIDOC MARC21 DC VRA Core MODS AACR2 LCSH… Names XML ISO2709 RDF ‘ Element set’ Information model Encoding Values Application profile
    8. 8. Simple Description Item Collections Item metadata Collection level metadata More simple Less simple Dublin Core RSLP OAI set record TEI VRA Core ONIX MARC 8 CSDGM
    9. 9. A ‘portal’ example Common services Content services Application services Presentation services I need a few references
    10. 10. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services authentication
    11. 11. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: user profile
    12. 12. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Query broker
    13. 13. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: service description
    14. 14. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Content: results list
    15. 15. I’d like to get this book. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Request broker
    16. 16. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: ILL policy
    17. 17. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: service description
    18. 18. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Content: circ/ILL system
    19. 19. Application architecture I need this article too. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Request broker
    20. 20. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services openURL resolver
    21. 21. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: local knowledge base
    22. 22. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Directory: service description
    23. 23. Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Content: article
    24. 24. Directory: ILL policy Common services Content services Application services Presentation services Authentication Directory: user profile Query broker Directory: service description Reference db Request broker Circ/ILL system OpenURL resolver Directory: local knowledge base Article db
    25. 25. Some important areas <ul><li>Item metadata </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MARC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE-LOM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VRA-core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MODS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content packages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCORM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>METS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG 21 DIDL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hierarchical description </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EAD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Text markup </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TEI </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. Some important areas <ul><li>Sharing data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OAI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Identifiers </li></ul><ul><li>Query </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Z39.50 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SRW/U </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reference linking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenURL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Controlled vocabs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Names </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Places </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. An institutional perspective <ul><li>High acronymic density a source of bewilderment </li></ul><ul><li>Makers and takers </li></ul><ul><li>State of the art keeps receding over the horizon </li></ul><ul><li>Does balkanization leads to sub-optimal approaches? </li></ul>
    28. 28. Thank you! Lorcan Dempsey [email_address]

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