Biodiversity Heritage Library DuraSpace Project

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Biodiversity Heritage Library DuraSpace Project. Martin R. Kalfatovic. DuraSpace Webinar. 16 December 2009. Washington, DC.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library DuraSpace Project

  1. 1. Biodiversity Heritage Library DuraSpace Project Martin R. Kalfatovic | Smithsonian Institution Libraries DuraCloud Webinar | 16 December 2009
  2. 2. Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis) New York Botanical Garden (New York) American Museum of Natural Royal Botanic Garden, Kew History (New York) Botany Libraries, Harvard Academy of Natural Sciences University Philadelphia Ernst Mayr Library of the California Academy of Sciences Museum of Comparative (San Francisco) Zoology, Harvard University Field Museum (Chicago) Marine Biological Laboratory / Woods Hole Oceanographic Natural History Museum Institution (London) Smithsonian Institution Libraries (Washington)
  3. 3. BHL + >100 other libraries with open access content at archive.org >>> all BHL storage is handled by the Internet Archive >>> 38,000+ scanned books >>> approximately 48 terabytes of data >>> unable to self-host BHL Partner Libraries
  4. 4. Distributed storage – Archival Fedora-commons is an open source repository Accounts for all changes, so built-in version control Provides disaster recover Open standards to mesh with future file formats Provides open sharing services such as OAI-PMH
  5. 5. BHL is participating in the DuraSpace DuraCloud pilot DuraSpace would provide a link to cloud providers Pilot to show feasibility of hosting Testing use of image server, other services in the cloud
  6. 6. Thanks • Phil Cryer • Chris Freeland • Tom Garnett Martin R. Kalfatovic | Smithsonian Institution Libraries DuraCloud Webinar | 16 December 2009

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