The Smithsonian Institution Libraries' Digital Library

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The Smithsonian Institution Libraries' Digital Library." Martin R. Kalfatovic. Smithsonian Institution Libraries' Advisory Board Meeting. September 27, 2002. Washington, DC.

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  • The Smithsonian Institution Libraries' Digital Library

    1. 1. SIL’s Galaxy of Knowledge Expanding the Digital Library
    2. 3. The SIL Galaxy of Knowledge <ul><li>Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul>
    3. 4. The SIL Galaxy of Knowledge <ul><li>Marcia Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Bess Missell </li></ul><ul><li>Keri Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>Conrad Ziyad </li></ul><ul><li>David Holbert </li></ul><ul><li>Nicole Van Doren </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Gunn </li></ul>New Media Office Nancy E. Gwinn ~ Mary Augusta Thomas ~ Sherry Kelley ~ Tom Garnett Systems Office
    4. 5. The SIL Galaxy of Knowledge <ul><li>Gwen Leighty </li></ul><ul><li>Savannah Schroll </li></ul><ul><li>Dale Miller </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Frampton </li></ul><ul><li>Eliza Gilligan </li></ul>Preservation and Exhibition Services Director’s Office
    5. 6. Tools for the Researcher
    6. 7. Tools for the Researcher <ul><li>Designed for Staff and Researchers </li></ul><ul><li>E-journals and Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Branch Library Information </li></ul><ul><li>Departmental Pages </li></ul><ul><li>More! </li></ul>
    7. 8. Tools for the Researcher
    8. 9. Tools for the Researcher
    9. 10. Tools for the Researcher <ul><li>General Information about all branch libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Specific branch library information </li></ul><ul><li>How to use the collections </li></ul><ul><li>Internet resources and related links </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-library loan </li></ul>
    10. 11. Tools for the Researcher
    11. 12. Tools for the Researcher <ul><li>Develop information to support SI, SIL staff, and all who come to Galaxy of Knowledge on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>Information and contacts for the library community </li></ul>
    12. 13. Tools for the Researcher <ul><li>SIL provides access to nearly 1,000 e-journals </li></ul>
    13. 14. Tools for the Researcher <ul><li>SIL provides access to a 28 research databases </li></ul>
    14. 15. Tools for the Researcher <ul><li>David Steere </li></ul><ul><li>Laudine Creighton </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Sanchez </li></ul><ul><li>Cecilia Chin </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Augusta Thomas </li></ul><ul><li>Lowell Ashley </li></ul><ul><li>Jeri Ann Moriarity </li></ul><ul><li>Vicki Avera </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Kalfatovic </li></ul><ul><li>Lu Rossignol </li></ul>E-Force
    15. 16. SIL Galaxy of Knowledge
    16. 17. SIL Galaxy of Knowledge Web Hits 1999-2002
    17. 18. Digital Editions
    18. 19. Digital Editions
    19. 20. Digital Editions
    20. 21. Digital Editions
    21. 22. Digital Editions
    22. 23. Digital Editions
    23. 24. Digital Editions
    24. 25. Digital Editions
    25. 26. Digital Editions
    26. 27. Digital Editions
    27. 28. Digital Editions
    28. 29. Digital Editions
    29. 30. Digital Editions
    30. 31. Digital Editions
    31. 32. Digital Editions Very glad you've added this-- I'm going to recommend  we make an online catalog record for  this  link [ Horse in Blackfoot Culture ].  At our university, this gets heavy use, and  only the locked Special Collections copy has reliably been available. - Christopher G. Mulin Special Collections Librarian Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula
    32. 33. Digital Editions
    33. 34. Digital Editions
    34. 35. Digital Editions <ul><li>Histoire Naturelle des Oiseau de l’Amérique septentrionale </li></ul><ul><li>Report Upon Natural History Collections by Spencer Baird </li></ul>
    35. 36. Digital Editions <ul><li>Pages are set up by New Media Office </li></ul><ul><li>Each is cataloged in the SIL catalog on SIRIS </li></ul><ul><li>Each in OCLC WorldCat and RLG Union Catalog (available to over 50,000 libraries) </li></ul><ul><li>Each travels with the equivalent of “Cataloging in Publication” information </li></ul>
    36. 37. Digital Editions
    37. 38. Digital Editions
    38. 39. Digital Editions
    39. 40. Digital Collections NMAH trade literature: Over 300,000 historical trade catalogs for 30,000 companies, for products in agriculture, American business, decorative arts, and industry .
    40. 41. Digital Collections <ul><li>Company histories </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising brochures </li></ul>
    41. 42. Factory record books <ul><li>Instruction manuals for consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Mail order catalogs and product catalogs </li></ul><ul><li>Parts and price lists </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern and design books </li></ul><ul><li>Technical manuals for manufacturers and repair shops </li></ul>
    42. 43. Digital Collections
    43. 44. Digital Collections
    44. 45. Digital Collections
    45. 46. Digital Collections
    46. 47. Digital Collections
    47. 48. Digital Collections I have found your site to be EXTREMELY useful!!! The materials are excellent and such good resolution that details of the text and illustrations are very clear. And I am constantly referring others to the site for info.
    48. 49. Digital Collections I have found your site to be EXTREMELY useful!!! The materials are excellent and such good resolution that details of the text and illustrations are very clear. And I am constantly referring others to the site for info. - Donna Walker
    49. 50. Digital Collections Scientific Portraits
    50. 51. Digital Collections Trade Literature: Scientific Instruments
    51. 52. Digital Publications
    52. 53. Digital Publications
    53. 54. Digital Publications
    54. 55. Digital Publications
    55. 56. Digital Publications My name is Randy. I attend the Townview Magnet Center in Dallas. We are doing websites this semester and . . . I am asking for permission to use one of your pics. Will you please email me back with your response. Sincerely, Randy Hawkins
    56. 57. Digital Publications: Lectures
    57. 58. SIL On Display Quick presentation of items from SIL Collections Provide options for feedback from the outside Preview for potential fund raising for larger projects
    58. 59. SIL On Display Quick presentation of items from SIL Collections Provide options for feedback from the outside Preview for potential fund raising for larger projects
    59. 60. SIL On Display Quick presentation of items from SIL Collections Provide options for feedback from the outside Preview for potential fund raising for larger projects
    60. 61. Online Exhibitions
    61. 62. Online Exhibitions
    62. 63. Online Exhibitions
    63. 64. Online Exhibitions
    64. 65. Online Exhibitions
    65. 66. Online Exhibitions
    66. 67. Online Exhibitions
    67. 68. Online Exhibitions
    68. 69. Online Exhibitions
    69. 70. Online Exhibitions The web version of the exhibit [ Wonder Bound ] is a joy, and includes images such as a 16th-century Italian museum with seashells and a stuffed crocodile displayed on the ceiling, and an entomological display case being demonstrated by a butterfly-winged cupid.” - Barbara Weitbrecht on Pinniped
    70. 71. SIRIS … Galaxy of Knowledge
    71. 72. SIRIS <ul><li>SIRIS is a Public Service </li></ul><ul><li>Window to the Collection </li></ul>
    72. 73. Galaxy of Knowledge Just to let you know that I truly appreciate your site.  It is a true wonder for me and my family.  I just sent it to my 15 year old granddaughter and 13 year old grandson; a treasure of sources for them.   Thank you so very much for bringing the world to our home.   - Danielle Bateman

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