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Austrian Books Online

  1. 1. Austrian Books Online The Austrian National Library’s Public Private Partnership with Google Max Kaiser Head R&D, Austrian National Library Celebrating the Digital Dead Sea Scrolls The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 14 November 2011@maxkaiser
  2. 2. Austrian Books Onlinewww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonline/@maxkaiser
  3. 3. Digitisationof the entire historicalbook holdings of theAustrian National Library @maxkaiser
  4. 4. Largest AustrianPublic Private Partnershipin the cultural sector @maxkaiser
  5. 5. @maxkaiser
  6. 6. History back to the14th century @maxkaiser
  7. 7. One of the world‘s most significant historical collections@maxkaiser
  8. 8. „Legal Deposit“ Quelle: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A ustria_Hungary_ethnic_de.svg@maxkaiser
  9. 9. @maxkaiser http://www.onb.ac.at/sammlungen/siawd/siawd_halev.htm
  10. 10. @maxkaiser http://www.onb.ac.at/sammlungen/siawd/100hebraica.htm
  11. 11. @maxkaiser
  12. 12. @maxkaiser
  13. 13. 600,000 volumes200 Mio pages@maxkaiser
  14. 14. Google Books Digital Library Austrian National Library@maxkaiser
  15. 15. Partner ProgramGoogle Books Library Program @maxkaiser
  16. 16. ~ 40 Libraries worldwide 13 Libraries in Europe 5 National Libraries@maxkaiser
  17. 17. >15 Mio. books >3 Mio. public domain@maxkaiser
  18. 18. Which books?@maxkaiser
  19. 19. Entire historical book holdings16th –19th century
  20. 20. 200.000 volumes State Hall@maxkaiser
  21. 21. Department of Manuscriptsand Rare Books Map Department Quelle: http://deu.archinform.net/projekte/107
  22. 22. Department of Music
  23. 23. Theatre Museum Quelle: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Palais_Lobkowitz_Vienna_Oct._2006_006.jpg
  24. 24. Fidei Commiss Library
  25. 25. 70+ staff members20+ exclusively for project → Book logistics → Metadata adaptation → Cataloguing → Conservation / restoration → Quality control → Software implementation → Project management@maxkaiser
  26. 26. June 2010→ Preparatory projectDecember 2010→ Operational projectSpring 2011→ Start of digitisation @maxkaiser
  27. 27. No individual selection …
  28. 28. Except:→Size→Poor condition→Very high value
  29. 29. Logistics in theState Hall
  30. 30. Challenges…
  31. 31. Challenges…
  32. 32. Digitisation→ Scanning Center in Germany→ Procedures agreed→ Books unavailable to users for ~ 3 months @maxkaiser
  33. 33. @maxkaiser
  34. 34. Book Logistics Digitisation Data Download Quality Control Storage @maxkaiser Access
  35. 35. digitised items / day @maxkaiser
  36. 36. Book ViewerCatalogue /“Quick Search” [Mobile Apps] Full-Text Search @maxkaiser
  37. 37. Outlook→ Full-Text: new possibilities for research→ Data enrichment→ New data centric research in the Humanities & Social Sciences @maxkaiser
  38. 38. http://books.google.com/books?vid=ONB%2BZ119586207@maxkaiser
  39. 39. http://books.google.com/books?vid=ONB%2BZ119586207@maxkaiser
  40. 40. More informationwww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonlinewww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonline/faq.htmtwitter.com/abooksonline @maxkaiser
  41. 41. Thank you!max.kaiser@onb.ac.atwww.onb.ac.atwww.slideshare.net/maxkaiserwww.linkedin.com/in/maxkaisergplus.to/maxkaisertwitter.com/maxkaiser @maxkaiser

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