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Presented by Ingrid Parent, President-elect of IFLA, at the Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance Conference in Shanghai, October 21, 2010.

Presented by Ingrid Parent, President-elect of IFLA, at the Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance Conference in Shanghai, October 21, 2010.

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    Global Networked Digital Environment: How Libraries Shape the Future Global Networked Digital Environment: How Libraries Shape the Future Presentation Transcript

      • The Global Networked Digital Environment:
      • How Libraries Shape The Digital Future
      Ingrid Parent, University Librarian University of British Columbia [email_address] Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance Conference October 21, 2010 Shanghai, China
      • Enabling knowledge through Mass and Boutique Digitization
        • Mass digitization and traditional library services
        • International cooperation and heritage collections in the digital age
        • Accessing and managing our digital content: issues and challenges
        • Incorporating the digital library into outreach and communication programs
        • Digital scholarship and implications for the future
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      • Mass Digitization and Traditional Library Services
        • Evolution of single-book digitization projects into national and international projects
        • Digitization undertaken for preservation as well as access reasons
        • Large-scale digital library initiatives in the cultural heritage sectors increasingly include archives and museums
      • Mass Digitization and Traditional Library Services
      • Perspectives from PRDLA
        • Resource discovery in mobile and web-scale world
        • Digitization best practices
        • Web archiving of online primary source material
        • Mass digitization in China
      • Mass Digitization and Traditional Library Services
      • Perspectives from around the globe
        • Google Book digitization project has radically “moved the yardsticks” for libraries
        • IFLA – the trusted global voice of the library community in driving access to knowledge
        • IFLA/IPA Steering Committee: joint statements on mass digitization and on Open Access
      • The Digital Age & Heritage Collections
      • Heritage collections are made accessible and provide connections across national boundaries
      • Cultural heritage collections in the digital age face two key challenges:
          • Long term preservation and access
          • Intellectual property rights
      • The Digital Age & Heritage Collections
      • Digitization and Digital Preservation
      • Digital content is fragile and can be easily lost through hardware or software degradation, or simply a lack of capacity and resources to capture the growing volume of information
      • The Digital Age & Heritage Collections
      • Intellectual Property Rights
      • Who owns orphan works?
      • Who “owns” heritage?
      • The Snuneymuxw First Nation has
      • copyrighted their artwork just as Canada has copyrighted its flag
      • The Digital Age & Heritage Collections
      • Perspectives from PRDLA
        • Providing global access to local resources
        • Partnerships allow for not only sharing content, but also sharing expertise in digital technologies and standards, as well as in more traditional activities such as paper conservation
        • Digital access also facilitates interpretation of content and the development of educational and research packages
      • The Digital Age & Heritage Collections
      • Perspectives from around the globe
      • IFLA’s Digital Strategy calls for partnership:
        • Digital preservation: IFLA-CDNL Alliance for Digital Strategies (ICADS)
        • http://www.ifla.org/icads
        • Copyright: IFLA’s Copyright and Other Legal Matters Core Activity (CLM)
        • - Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations
      • IFLA and Convergence
      • Focuses on cultural heritage institutions to increase cooperation between Libraries, Archives, Museums, Monuments and Sites, and Audio-visual organizations
      • The LAMMS Coordinating Council
      • international cooperation on convergence between the International NGOs (IFLA-ICA-ICOM-ICOMOS- CCAAA)
      CCAAA Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations
      • Fields of cooperation
      • WIPO (copyright)
      • Blue Shield (cultural heritage protection)
      • UNESCO (lobby)
      • Common issues such as global digital libraries / collections
      • Training in preservation and emergency planning
      • (http://www.ifla.org/en/about-lamms)
      • Accessing and Management of Digital Content
      • Curation is a life-cycle process,
      • curation is managing a growing, living collection
          • Lynch, C. Digital Curation Conference,
          • 2005, Bath, England
      • Accessing and Management of Digital Content
      • Perspectives from PRDLA
      • Collections, preservation, and storage facilities for print and digital resources
      • Achieving balance between e-book services and paperbook service models
      • Curating the complete life-cycle of digital information
      • Accessing and Management of Digital Content
      • Perspectives from around the globe
      • Digital Library Futures Conference – Milan, 2009
      • http://www.athenaeurope.org/index.php?en/143/italy-milan-digital-library-futures-25-august-2009
      • Focus on the user
      • IFLA Strategic Plan for 2010-15
      • Encourage partners and users to maximize the potentials of digital technology
      • Provide libraries with tools to face digital challenges and issues
      • The Manifesto for Digital Libraries aims to make our cultural and scientific heritage accessible to all:
      • http://www.ifla.org/publications/ifla-manifesto-for-digital-libraries
      • Outreach and Communication
      • Digital curators promote and build capacity in digital scholarship
      • Transfer of knowledge more efficiently within libraries and cross institutions
      • Outreach and Communication
      • Perspectives from PRDLA
      • Interactive and creative use of technology in digital collections
      • Oral histories, artifacts and technology
      • Discovery services from commercial vendors
      • Outreach and Communication
      • Perspectives from around the globe
      • UBC’s Museum of Anthropology has launched the Reciprocal Research Network (RRN) in partnership with First Nations groups, to digitally repatriate cultural objects and share with institutions around the globe
      • http://www.rrnpilot.org/
      • World Digital Library Charter
      • IFLA Advocacy focuses on professional development, political advocacy and community advocacy
      • Palestian newspaper digitization project (website?)
      • Digital Scholarship and the Future
      • How can academic libraries remain relevant?
      • High-level digital skills needed for e-Research
      • Evolving trend: digital scholarship; creating sustainable and authoritative digital resources, delivered by means of an information infrastructure that incorporates people, technology, content and the interactions between them
      • In the next five years, E-Research will generate more scientific data than has been collected in the whole of human history. (Hey, 2004)
      • Five Elements of Digital Scholarship in libraries:
      • Digitization strategy
      • Research policy
      • Community building, lobbying and advising
      • Research projects
      • Examination of born-digital initiatives and digital preservation
      Digital Scholarship and the Future
      • Conclusion
      • Libraries shape the digital future
      • It is up to us to demonstrate our expertise and our value in this evolving digital landscape.
    • Xie Xie Ingrid Parent, University Librarian University of British Columbia Library [email_address]
      • References and Image Credits
        • Hey, T. (2004) e-Science and the Grid – Preserving the Data Deluge . Digital Preservation Coalition Forum. http://www.dpconline.org/events/digital-preservation-the-global-context.html
        • UBC Library images courtesy of Martin Dee, Jill Pittendregh and Glenn Drexhage.
        • IFLA images courtesy of IFLA. www.ifla.org