Digital Library Expert Seminar at Edinburgh University Library, June 2009

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Presentation outlined NLS use of class web2.0 services have been used including YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and Yammer. And how the Library might exploit "crowdsourcing" to assist in projects such as OCR checking and digitisation. Explored issues surrounding metadata and the importance of using standardised terminologies that will be adaptable to for semantic web preparation. Asked question if digitisation of unique materials might be a priority.

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  • Momentum, organisations, our expierence, copyright, work plans, tradition, policy, strategy Be young, be youthful, take a risk put a kid in charge.
  • public participation Public participation Crowd sourcing - the trend of leveraging the mass collaboration enabled by Web 2.0 technologies to achieve business goals. Or in otherword …. Many hands make like work
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers Run all your applications from the cloud. Do all your data processing in the cloud. Other cloud stuff Yahoo mail Google docs. applications OCLC LMS application CURL & OCLC for our data
  • The semantic web is a vision of information that is understandable by computers, so that they can perform more of the tedious work involved in finding, sharing and combining information on the web. モ data needs to be structured and linked. It should use standard terminologies coz if they are standardised then some one else will semanticise them and … like the Library of Congres …. Like The Getty Look to your data Prepare it You already did Need to get data in? Subject headings. Maybe a bit of web2.0 engagement ? Example of Alistair Cooke’s America Paris Hilton
  • Digital Library Expert Seminar at Edinburgh University Library, June 2009

    1. 1. NLS - san www.kozyndan.com digital library experts seminar june 2009 © kozyndan
    2. 2. classic web 2.0 @ nls
    3. 3. <ul><li>203 images </li></ul><ul><li>50K views </li></ul><ul><li>7K views </li></ul><ul><li>commons </li></ul>More than 7000 views
    4. 4. <ul><li>24 videos </li></ul><ul><li>55K views </li></ul><ul><li>nearly 9k views </li></ul>
    5. 5. 532 fans
    6. 7. ? lunch time tweets ? twuffer ?
    7. 13. DO NOT TOUCH! This server is processing! TIL like forever
    8. 14. look to your data or {emerging} metadata policy @nls
    9. 15. <ul><li>attendance to the dirty and the unique </li></ul><ul><li>no home-grown terminologies </li></ul><ul><li>use of standard terminologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lcnaf, lcsh, tgn and the other ones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>and not here but out there </li></ul>
    10. 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/639163562/in/photostream/
    11. 19. and all the other stuff …
    12. 20. gill hamilton [email_address] © kozyndan www.kozyndan.com thanks! www.nls.uk

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