Delivering Full Text Collections: The Journal of the Polynesian Society Digital Initiative Library Perspectives, February ...
Background <ul><li>Journal holds significant value - about early New Zealand, Pacific and Australian settlers, pioneers, i...
Objectives of University Library <ul><li>Increase access to the journal via the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Make finding inform...
2001 - 2006 <ul><li>Scoping project since 2001 (cost, logistics, delivery) </li></ul><ul><li>Gaining agreement from the Po...
July 2006 <ul><li>6 month pilot project agreed with Polynesian Society. </li></ul><ul><li>Digitise and make full text avai...
Delivery <ul><li>B-engine software (publishing software) </li></ul><ul><li>(also used for ENZB and Poetry collections here...
In-house work <ul><li>Interface designs </li></ul><ul><li>Cataloguing xml files </li></ul><ul><li>Creating derivatives for...
Continuing <ul><li>Establishing work flow systems </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing Quality Control systems </li></ul><ul><li...
 
 
Xml marked up text Page  image pop up
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next…. <ul><li>University Library wants to assist researchers and the public to access this valuable resource. </li></ul><...
Questions/feedback: <ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>www.jps.auckland...
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Delivering Full Text Collections: The Journal of the Polynesian Society Digital Initiative. 2007

  1. 1. Delivering Full Text Collections: The Journal of the Polynesian Society Digital Initiative Library Perspectives, February 19 th 2007, Auckland Rose Holley, University of Auckland Library
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Journal holds significant value - about early New Zealand, Pacific and Australian settlers, pioneers, indigenous peoples. </li></ul><ul><li>1892 – present. </li></ul><ul><li>In use by 150 courses at University of Auckland. </li></ul><ul><li>Heavily used resource nationally and internationally. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives of University Library <ul><li>Increase access to the journal via the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Make finding information in the journal easier by provision of full-text searching (only a basic index exists in hard copy). </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the journal is freely available to everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a single point of access to the digitised journal. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2001 - 2006 <ul><li>Scoping project since 2001 (cost, logistics, delivery) </li></ul><ul><li>Gaining agreement from the Polynesian Society for UofA Library to digitise and make the journal freely available. </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing funding applications (TEC application declined 2004). </li></ul>
  5. 5. July 2006 <ul><li>6 month pilot project agreed with Polynesian Society. </li></ul><ul><li>Digitise and make full text available and searchable first 10 volumes of the JPS. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide page images also. </li></ul><ul><li>Completion March 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Then review again funding opportunities and budget required to complete 100 vols. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Delivery <ul><li>B-engine software (publishing software) </li></ul><ul><li>(also used for ENZB and Poetry collections here) </li></ul><ul><li>TEI xml files </li></ul><ul><li>Jpgs of page images </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning and TEI encoding outsourced to Data NZ in Auckland and AEL Data in India. </li></ul>
  7. 7. In-house work <ul><li>Interface designs </li></ul><ul><li>Cataloguing xml files </li></ul><ul><li>Creating derivatives for page images and illustrations </li></ul><ul><li>System admin and uploading files to servers </li></ul><ul><li>Quality control of files, encoding, images, delivery. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Continuing <ul><li>Establishing work flow systems </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing Quality Control systems </li></ul><ul><li>Designing search and display interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Further discussion with Polynesian Society about needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Screenshots so far…… </li></ul>
  9. 11. Xml marked up text Page image pop up
  10. 18. Next…. <ul><li>University Library wants to assist researchers and the public to access this valuable resource. </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot will demonstrate what could be achieved if we are able to secure budget to start 100 volume project. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery model can be applied to other journal/ text collections and also finding aids. </li></ul>
  11. 19. Questions/feedback: <ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>www.jps.auckland.ac.nz

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