Digital Libraries: Background and Overview   NAWeb 2003   Jeremy Rowe Arizona State University Partnership for Research In...
Library -  A collection of literary, musical, artistic, or reference material(eg books, manuscripts, recordings, or films)...
Initial Focus: Library Digitization - Cataloging -Connectivity -Search -Access to Digital Resources
Initial Developments - Online Public Access Catalogs  (OPAC) -Electronic Text -Digitized Photographs -Multi-Media – Audio ...
 
Automating Traditional Libraries -Computerized Catalogs -Inter-Library Connectivity -Z 39.50 Standard
Initial Project Targets - Shared library catalogs -Text -Low resolution digital   graphics, images,   and photographs
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html
http://www.cdlib.org/
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/projects/digital/apis/search/
 
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/special_collections.html
http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/objects/o71385.html
http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/objects/o71385.html
http://www.themefinder.org/
http://webdev.archive.org/
Types of Projects  -Text OCR Born Digital -Graphic representations Manuscripts Music -Images Graphics (Images, maps, etc.)...
Collateral Factors - Development of the Web -Data Sharing  (i.e.Gopher, FTP, et al) -Visual Browsers  (http, Mosaic,    Ne...
Types of Digital Library Projects -Access to Traditional Library Collections -Interpretive Exhibits/Educational Uses -Shar...
http://www.genome.gov/
http://scop.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/scop/parse/dir.cla.scop.txt_1.59
Visualization
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Structure/CN3D/cn3d.shtml
http://www.rodentia.com/wmc/
http://www.digimorph.org/
http://www.eskeletons.org
http://www.eskeletons.org
Bone Surfaces and Forensics <ul><li>Digital collections to analyze shape, structure, morphology, improve measurement accur...
http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/research/wordspotting/
Standards Initiatives -Cataloging/Description -Metadata/XML -Data Definitions/Formats -Data Interchange -Search -Interface...
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/patlas?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.03.0003&redraw.x=1&redraw.y=1
http://belmont.antarcti.ca/
http://pubmed.antarcti.ca/start
http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/conceptual.html
http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/conceptual.html
http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/topology.html
 
http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/muds_vw.html
http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/topology.html
 
http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/kobus/famsf/model_2/text_and_blobs/bbox.html
LVis - Digital Library Visualizer
 
http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/info_spaces.html
Interested Parties - Libraries – IMLS -Science/Engineering - NSF, NIH -Defense - DOD, Homeland Security -Arts – NEA, Found...
Project Examples -Auto-Classification -Auto-Summarization of Video and Digital   Video Libraries -Digital Recognition of M...
Project Examples  (ctd) -Digital Music – Scores, Audio -Digital Document “Restoration” /Image    Processing -Manuscript OC...
Current Issues Social, Institutional, And Policy Issues  Pedagogical Issues  Intellectual Property User Communities Metada...
Conferences   -ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries -European Conference on Research and Advanced  Technology fo...
Digital Libraries Initial Focus   -Building interconnections between library   catalogs Interim   -Building digital/virtua...
Contact Information:  Jeremy Rowe  PRISM Executive Committee Director, Research, Strategic Planning and Policy  Informatio...
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  1. 1. Digital Libraries: Background and Overview NAWeb 2003 Jeremy Rowe Arizona State University Partnership for Research In Spatial Modeling
  2. 2. Library - A collection of literary, musical, artistic, or reference material(eg books, manuscripts, recordings, or films)that are kept for use but not sale
  3. 3. Initial Focus: Library Digitization - Cataloging -Connectivity -Search -Access to Digital Resources
  4. 4. Initial Developments - Online Public Access Catalogs (OPAC) -Electronic Text -Digitized Photographs -Multi-Media – Audio and Video
  5. 6. Automating Traditional Libraries -Computerized Catalogs -Inter-Library Connectivity -Z 39.50 Standard
  6. 7. Initial Project Targets - Shared library catalogs -Text -Low resolution digital graphics, images, and photographs
  7. 8. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html
  8. 9. http://www.cdlib.org/
  9. 10. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/projects/digital/apis/search/
  10. 12. http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/special_collections.html
  11. 13. http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/objects/o71385.html
  12. 14. http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/objects/o71385.html
  13. 15. http://www.themefinder.org/
  14. 16. http://webdev.archive.org/
  15. 17. Types of Projects -Text OCR Born Digital -Graphic representations Manuscripts Music -Images Graphics (Images, maps, etc.) Photographs -Motion Media Video/streams Animations (Flash, QT VR, etc.) -Interactive Simulations
  16. 18. Collateral Factors - Development of the Web -Data Sharing (i.e.Gopher, FTP, et al) -Visual Browsers (http, Mosaic, Netscape, et al) -On-line Access -Compression -Computing Power -Collaborative Research -E-Commerce
  17. 19. Types of Digital Library Projects -Access to Traditional Library Collections -Interpretive Exhibits/Educational Uses -Shared Scientific Data -Modeling, Visualization and Analysis -Automated Cataloging -Interface Design/Human Interaction
  18. 20. http://www.genome.gov/
  19. 21. http://scop.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/scop/parse/dir.cla.scop.txt_1.59
  20. 22. Visualization
  21. 24. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Structure/CN3D/cn3d.shtml
  22. 25. http://www.rodentia.com/wmc/
  23. 26. http://www.digimorph.org/
  24. 27. http://www.eskeletons.org
  25. 28. http://www.eskeletons.org
  26. 29. Bone Surfaces and Forensics <ul><li>Digital collections to analyze shape, structure, morphology, improve measurement accuracy, permit objective comparison of objects, and to identify unique individuals. </li></ul>PRISM http://3dk.asu. edu
  27. 30. http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/research/wordspotting/
  28. 31. Standards Initiatives -Cataloging/Description -Metadata/XML -Data Definitions/Formats -Data Interchange -Search -Interface/Display
  29. 32. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/
  30. 33. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/patlas?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.03.0003&redraw.x=1&redraw.y=1
  31. 34. http://belmont.antarcti.ca/
  32. 35. http://pubmed.antarcti.ca/start
  33. 36. http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/conceptual.html
  34. 37. http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/conceptual.html
  35. 38. http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/topology.html
  36. 40. http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/muds_vw.html
  37. 41. http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/topology.html
  38. 43. http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/kobus/famsf/model_2/text_and_blobs/bbox.html
  39. 44. LVis - Digital Library Visualizer
  40. 46. http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/info_spaces.html
  41. 47. Interested Parties - Libraries – IMLS -Science/Engineering - NSF, NIH -Defense - DOD, Homeland Security -Arts – NEA, Foundations -Humanities – NEH, Foundations -Education – FIPSE, LAAP -Digital Government - NSF -Business and E-Commerce
  42. 48. Project Examples -Auto-Classification -Auto-Summarization of Video and Digital Video Libraries -Digital Recognition of Music, Cuneiform and Hieroglyphics, Manuscripts, and Complex Graphic Letterforms -Distributed Search (Z39.50, SQL, XML) -Distributed Research Collections -Information Agents/AI Search Support
  43. 49. Project Examples (ctd) -Digital Music – Scores, Audio -Digital Document “Restoration” /Image Processing -Manuscript OCR/Word Segmentation -Modeling and Visualization -Image Recognition -Spoken Language Processing -Archiving/Provenance -Data Quality -Identity Management/Access Control -Science, Math, Engineering and Technology Education
  44. 50. Current Issues Social, Institutional, And Policy Issues Pedagogical Issues Intellectual Property User Communities Metadata And Content Web Cataloging Digital Archives And Museums Digital Preservation Digital Library Infrastructure Digital Library Architecture Knowledge Management Content Management Human-Computer Interaction Information Retrieval Information Mining Ontology-Based Services Semi-Structured Data Management Semantic Web Web Information Gathering Text Categorization Large Scale Data Management Electronic Publishing Information Filtering/Extraction Hypertext And Multimedia Authentication/Authorization Security And Privacy Image Understanding Intelligent Analysis
  45. 51. Conferences -ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries -European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries -International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries -Russian Scientific Conference on Digital Libraries -European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries Initiatives -NSF Partnerships: NSF- JISC (US-UK) NSF- DFG (US-Germany) NSF- EU (US-European Union)
  46. 52. Digital Libraries Initial Focus -Building interconnections between library catalogs Interim -Building digital/virtual collections Current Focus -On-line access to data and analytic tools for research, education, and digital government -Improved user interfaces and tools to generate content, analyze, and interact with complex data -Improved access to permit knowledge transfer of across-cultures and minimize barriers of training, technology, disability, and economics
  47. 53. Contact Information: Jeremy Rowe PRISM Executive Committee Director, Research, Strategic Planning and Policy Information Technology Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona 85287-0101 480-965-8622 [email_address]

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