The Biodiversity Heritage LibraryOne Year Update: 2011 - 2012Encyclopedia of Life Content Summit17-20 January 02012 | Smit...
New Logo!August 2011
Current Content (as of 13 January 2012) > 53,243 titles > 101,516 volumes > 37,657,622 pages
Usage Stats : January 2011 – January 2012 5.1 million views 5.1 million page views                                 Hmmmm...
BHL Governance & StaffingExecutive Committee- Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary- Project Director, Deputy Project Director- Tec...
13. Cornell University Library  Ingest 1+ million pages January 2012                         14. United States            ...
Remember this slide?                       Hmmmm
Darwins Library LaunchMay 2011                   February                     2012
Life and LiteratureConference andassociated meetings.Chicago, IllinoisNovember 2011
$3,500 + in fourmonths
Increased emphasis on outreach
“Endless thanks to@BioDivLibrary ... yourarchives are helpingme a lot with my bookand master thesis!!!”
> 390,000 views in 10months> 30,000+ images
“I’d like to take the opportunity to let youknow how much the Biodiversity Heritage                    “                  ...
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The Biodiversity Heritage Library: One Year Update: 2011 - 2012. Global EOL Content Summit Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Barro Colorado Island, Panama. 17 January 2012.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library: One Year Update: 2011 - 2012

  1. 1. The Biodiversity Heritage LibraryOne Year Update: 2011 - 2012Encyclopedia of Life Content Summit17-20 January 02012 | Smithsonian Tropical Research InstituteMartin R. Kalfatovic | Smithsonian Libraries
  2. 2. New Logo!August 2011
  3. 3. Current Content (as of 13 January 2012) > 53,243 titles > 101,516 volumes > 37,657,622 pages
  4. 4. Usage Stats : January 2011 – January 2012 5.1 million views 5.1 million page views Hmmmm 43.85% Bounce rate 43.77% new users
  5. 5. BHL Governance & StaffingExecutive Committee- Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary- Project Director, Deputy Project Director- Technical DirectorSteering Committee- Contribute funds to the Secretariat- 9 institutional members (Smithsonian, MOBOT, NMH, Kew, NYBG, Cal Academy, MBL/WHOI, Harvard/MCZ,Harvard Botany)Institutional Council - Interested institutions who sign participation agreementNon-Technical Pan-BHL Staff- Program Manager, Global Coordinator, Collections Librarian
  6. 6. 13. Cornell University Library Ingest 1+ million pages January 2012 14. United States Geological Survey New & Library Improved - Target to ingest content May 2012
  7. 7. Remember this slide? Hmmmm
  8. 8. Darwins Library LaunchMay 2011 February 2012
  9. 9. Life and LiteratureConference andassociated meetings.Chicago, IllinoisNovember 2011
  10. 10. $3,500 + in fourmonths
  11. 11. Increased emphasis on outreach
  12. 12. “Endless thanks to@BioDivLibrary ... yourarchives are helpingme a lot with my bookand master thesis!!!”
  13. 13. > 390,000 views in 10months> 30,000+ images
  14. 14. “I’d like to take the opportunity to let youknow how much the Biodiversity Heritage “ TLibrary initiative is highly appreciated among hpeople like me who try to learn from those a nwho delivered valuable information in the kpast. Your website is a real treasure! yCongratulations.”o u m u c h “I wanted to comment on what a great resource this f library is. I was so happy to discover an archived issue o of a journal that I wouldn’t otherwise have been able to r yaccess easily. Your service made it simple and stress-free. o u r Thank you.” h e
  15. 15. Thanks!Thanks!

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