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About: This project aims to work with a novel library subject involving unique and challenging forms of metadata: the animals at the Provincial SPCA in Dartmouth, NS....

About: This project aims to work with a novel library subject involving unique and challenging forms of metadata: the animals at the Provincial SPCA in Dartmouth, NS.

Team: Melissa Anez, Sarah Dereumetz, Ashley Levy

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    The NS Provincial SPCA Animal Library The NS Provincial SPCA Animal Library Presentation Transcript

    • By Melissa Anez, Sarah Dereumetz and Ashley Levy
    • Agenda Group Roles The SPCA Why an Animal Digital Library? Metadata Creation Digital Library Design Navigation Beta Testing Conclusions
    • Group Roles Metadata Creator: Ashley Levy Digital Library Designer: Melissa Anez Beta Tester: Sarah Dereumetz Content Generators: Melissa Anez, Sarah Dereumetz and Ashley Levy Host Organization: Metro SPCA
    • The SPCA Nova Scotia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals Prevent abuse, neglect and cruelty to animals Improve the welfare of all animals, care and rehabilitation Rely primarily on volunteers and donations 1933 animal intakes, 1502 adopted in 2010 Currently using a proprietary program to maintain information on animals  Pet Point-Application service provider  Access to program is based on certain criteria
    • Justification Work with unusual metadata fields Work with animals Allows us to examine assumptions about metadata and the way it is gathered and stored by the SPCA Secure digital library based on SPCA computers and rented server space  Currently hosted by proprietary software and based on certain caveats Implement design for a strong, specific brand name  Aesthetic and technical Greenstone challenges
    • Metadata Creation Gathered from multiple locations Many, many possible metadata fields to choose from Pruning metadata Deciding how to display metadata on digital library
    • Digital Library Design Aesthetic aspects Technical aspects Display of metadata Search fields
    • Aesthetic Design
    • Navbar
    • Browsing Classifiers
    • Animals by Name: CL1Vlist
    • Bookshelf Icon
    • Metadata Display
    • Metadata Link
    • MetadataCSVPlugin
    • Search Indexes Text (default) Animal Name Breed Size Date of Arrival Species* Location** For Metadata links
    • Navigation How do you navigate through the digital library?  Open Greenstone  Choose library  Search for animal based on certain aspects  Click on animal  View metadata  View picture
    • Beta Testing “Can you break it?” model Perform searches for an animal based on specific search terms  Ie: grey haired cat  Success based on search returns
    • Conclusions Presented a challenge for us  Metadata creation  Library look, feel and technical design Our digital library presents an alternative to an already existing application service provider More information on Pet Point  http://www.petpoint.com/