Collections Trust and EC-funded Projects
EUROPEANA INSIDE
Creating the missing link
Mission

To support the Digital Agenda for Europe by
achieving a lasting transformation in the quantity,
scope and usabili...
Network of Projects
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Best Practice Network (ICT-PSP program)
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Partners

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Collections Trust, UK
Knowledge Integration Ltd, UK
Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesit...
Associate Partners
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British Museum, UK
ETHER, South Africa
Collections Information Techn...
Objectives
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To open up new digital cultural content for Europeana
To simplify significantly the process of cont...
Europeana Connection Kit (ECK)
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A set of open-source software tools
Connects CMS to an aggregator
Simple and eas...
ECK is ....

Tool Box containing:
• Open Source Software
• User Manual
• Documentation
• Training
ECK – Overview
ECK – Requirements Analysis
ECK – Aggregation model

• LIDO export for museum partners
• MARC export for library partner
• Standard LIDO to EDM and MA...
ECK – Development: April 2012 – September 2014

1. Manage

4. Validate

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5. Supply

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ECK - Iterative development i1

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Europeana Inside – Testing groups
Testing Group 1
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Knowledge
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ECK - Iterative development i2
Iteration 2: Enhanced management, status and data publication …
September 2013, testing – O...
ECK - Iterative development i3 & i4

Iteration 3: Data re-ingestion and data push
• March 2014, testing - May 2014
Iterati...
Impact – Creating the missing link
• Far-reaching and transformative
• Start of a partnership between CMS vendors
and cult...
Vision of the future

The Europeana Inside outputs, and
particularly the Europeana Connection Kit,
will be adopted by ever...
Forward plan – viability and sustainability
What will happen after the project…
The forward plan will focus on
•The future...
Join Us

www.twitter.com/EuropeanaInside
www.facebook.com/EuropeanaInside
Subscribe to our Newsletter:
www.europeana-insid...
Further Information
Website: www.europeana-inside.eu
Gordon McKenna:
gordon@collectionstrust.org.uk
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  • Month 19 of the project, another 10 months to go…
    WP1 dissemination, WP2 specification, WP3 development, WP4 content, WP5 production, WP6 project management
  • Manage: export management (when exported), revison history (altered records), notification of changes to ECK, PID management
    Select: Selecting single and multiple records, selecting records based on values, Boolean operators, indication of selected fields, reuse of saved queries
    Prepare: Automatic EDM mapping, Preview mapping, Editable mapping, Saving Mapping, Field explenation, Automatic value insertion (batch), Check digital asset availability, Thubnail selection, Multiple assets, Defining mediatypes, Metadata on IPR, Mark mandatory fields, Choosing a default mapping, Automatic data suggestion, Mapping and transformation, …
    Validate: Validation, feedback on validation, edit invalid fields, automatic licence validation, test ingestion, align validation
    Supply: Automatic supply, re-supply of failed records, Schedule data supply
    Data acceptance: withdraw records, update published records, publication indication, automatic publication alert
  • Communication
  • All WP Meeting Athens - Europeana Inside - Gordon McKenna

    1. 1. Collections Trust and EC-funded Projects
    2. 2. EUROPEANA INSIDE Creating the missing link
    3. 3. Mission To support the Digital Agenda for Europe by achieving a lasting transformation in the quantity, scope and usability of the data available to Europeana from European cultural institutions.
    4. 4. Network of Projects
    5. 5. Basics • • • • • • • Best Practice Network (ICT-PSP program) 26 participants 10 countries 30 months (1 April 2012 – 30 September 2014) 960,000 records added to Europeana 6 work packages Website: www.europeana-inside.eu
    6. 6. Countries • • • • • United Kingdom The Netherlands Belgium Greece Germany • • • • • Slovenia Hungary France Sweden Portugal
    7. 7. Partners • • • • • • • • • • • • • Collections Trust, UK Knowledge Integration Ltd, UK Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, GE zetcom, GE Postscriptum Information Architecture, GR Stichting Digitaal Erfgoed Nederland, NL System Simulation Ltd, UK Universiteit Leuven, BE Szepmuveszeti Muzeum, HU KE Software Ltd, UK Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis, BE Petőfi Irodalmi Muzeum, HU National Gallery-Alexandros Soutzos Museum, GR • • • • • • • • • • • • • iMinds, BE Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum, HU Stichting Europeana, NL Adlib Information Systems, NL Stiftelsen Länsmuseet Västernorrland Slv, SW Monguz Ltd, HU Semantika, SI Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, BE Skinsoft, FR Benaki Museum, GR House of Images (Xantys Ltd), UK Ecomuseu Municipial do Seixal, PT Mobydoc, FR
    8. 8. Associate Partners • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • British Museum, UK ETHER, South Africa Collections Information Technology (Cit), NL Instituut Beeld & Geluid, NL Gallery Systems, USA Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, PL Rijskdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, NL Orangeleaf Systems, UK Digisam, SE Axiell, UK Museum of National Liberation Maribor, SI Picturae, NL Ministry of Culture of Republic of Croatia, HR National Library of Latvia, LV The Public Library “Vladislav Petković Dis”, RS Božidar Jakac Art Museum, SI 17. AlliiertenMuseum, DE
    9. 9. Objectives • • • • • To open up new digital cultural content for Europeana To simplify significantly the process of contributing data to Europeana To help overcome participation barriers by part-automating the workflow and creating tools for the management of permissions and licensing To ensure that current and future generations of Collections and Digital Asset Management Software are ‘Europeana-ready’ To support metadata enrichment in Data Provider systems
    10. 10. Europeana Connection Kit (ECK) • • • • • A set of open-source software tools Connects CMS to an aggregator Simple and easy to use Lowers participation barriers Supports metadata enrichment
    11. 11. ECK is .... Tool Box containing: • Open Source Software • User Manual • Documentation • Training
    12. 12. ECK – Overview
    13. 13. ECK – Requirements Analysis
    14. 14. ECK – Aggregation model • LIDO export for museum partners • MARC export for library partner • Standard LIDO to EDM and MARC to EDM mapping • Use of aggregators: national, regional, dark aggregator
    15. 15. ECK – Development: April 2012 – September 2014 1. Manage 4. Validate 2. Select 5. Supply 3. Prepare 6. Data Acceptance Iteration 1 Iteration 1 Iteration 2 Iteration 2 Iteration 3 Iteration 3 Iteration 4 Iteration 4
    16. 16. ECK - Iterative development i1 Iteration 1: Manage and select ..... • • • • • April 2013, testing - June 2013 Test procedure, communication plan  Testing groups Barriers Results  Users' expectations Actions Iteration 1 Iteration 1
    17. 17. Europeana Inside – Testing groups Testing Group 1 Testing Group 1 Knowledge Knowledge Integration Integration Collections Trust Collections Trust KE software KE software Xantys Limited Xantys Limited System Sim. System Sim. Testing Group 2 Testing Group 2 Zetcom Zetcom PostScriptum PostScriptum Benaki Benaki National Gallery National Gallery KMKG KMKG St. Pr. St. Pr. Kulturbesitz Kulturbesitz Testing Group 4 Testing Group 4 Testing Group 3/5 Testing Group 3/5 Monguz Monguz Semantika Semantika Petöfi Petöfi Szepmuveszeti Szepmuveszeti Magyar Nemzeti Magyar Nemzeti Adlib Adlib LIBIS LIBIS iMinds iMinds S.L. Västernorrland S.L. Västernorrland Mobydoc Mobydoc SKINsoft SKINsoft Município do Seixal Município do Seixal KADOC KADOC RBINS RBINS DEN DEN
    18. 18. ECK - Iterative development i2 Iteration 2: Enhanced management, status and data publication … September 2013, testing – October 2013 • Test group meetings • Results … • Marks the start of data aggregation and delivery to Europeana… Technical Integration Report (October 2013) • All partners report progress on integrating ECK functionality • All CMS-side functions ‘complete’ or ‘under development’ • Good progress on integrating validation and transformation features • Most ECK functions to be available to customers before end of project • MARC export for library partner • Standard LIDO to EDM and MARC to EDM mapping • Use of aggregators: national, regional, dark aggregator Iteration 1 Iteration 1 Iteration 2 Iteration 2
    19. 19. ECK - Iterative development i3 & i4 Iteration 3: Data re-ingestion and data push • March 2014, testing - May 2014 Iteration 4: Production version! • July 2014, final testing and bug fixing - August 2014 Iteration 1 Iteration 1 Iteration 2 Iteration 2 Iteration 3 Iteration 3 Iteration 4 Iteration 4
    20. 20. Impact – Creating the missing link • Far-reaching and transformative • Start of a partnership between CMS vendors and cultural institutes • Open up potential for more than 7000 other cultural institutions to deliver data to Europeana and other targets • Open up this data to the outside world for creative reuse
    21. 21. Vision of the future The Europeana Inside outputs, and particularly the Europeana Connection Kit, will be adopted by every Collections Management software supplier and their museum, library and archive clients throughout Europe to transform the quantity, scope and accessibility of digital cultural heritage for the public.
    22. 22. Forward plan – viability and sustainability What will happen after the project… The forward plan will focus on •The future development potential of the ECK •The maintenance of the Best Practice Network •The promotion and advocacy of the Europeana Inside outputs to new partners
    23. 23. Join Us www.twitter.com/EuropeanaInside www.facebook.com/EuropeanaInside Subscribe to our Newsletter: www.europeana-inside.eu/newsletter Become an Associate Partner: www.europeana-inside.eu/partners/
    24. 24. Further Information Website: www.europeana-inside.eu Gordon McKenna: gordon@collectionstrust.org.uk

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