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Names Amanda Hill

Presentation given at <a href="">JISC Identity Management: Future Directions Day</a>, 30 June 2008

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Names Amanda Hill

  1. 1. Names Project Amanda Hill Hillbraith Ltd.
  2. 2. By Mrs Magic on Flickr
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>JISC Repositories Programmes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding UK institutional repositories since 2002 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Now 96 such repositories in the UK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holding almost 350,000 items 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 OpenDOAR registry, 24 June 2008 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. February 2008
  5. 5. June 2008
  6. 6. Names <ul><li>Investigating potential for a name authority service for repositories, to aid with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata creation as part of submission process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Precise and comprehensive retrieval of items created by individuals across repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scope of prototype: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Names of people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Names of institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project partners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mimas, The University of Manchester </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Names <ul><li>Two phases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scoping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prototype building </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Expert Panel
  9. 9. Scoping Phase <ul><ul><li>Landscape Report October 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements Report February 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Analysis Report April 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mappings against FRAD 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Requirements Specification </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 International Federation of Library Associations, Functional Requirements for Authority Records (2007) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Prototype Building (1) <ul><li>Building database based on FRAD data model </li></ul><ul><li>Creating basic records for UK institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Devising unique identifier system </li></ul><ul><li>Creating initial set of records for individuals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zetoc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed Central </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Sample Zetoc data 620.0044 Dewey Class: SIMULATION PRACTICE AND THEORY Journal Title: Getting Demos models right. (I). Practice Article Title: Birtwistle, G.; Tofts, C. Author(s): 600 Dewey Class: HP LABORATORIES TECHNICAL REPORT HPL Journal Title: Operational Semantics of DEMOS 2000 Article Title: Tofts, C.; Birtwistle, G. Author(s): 658.83 Dewey Class: JOURNAL OF CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR Journal Title: Consumer purchasing behaviour: An investigation of the UK mature women's clothing market Article Title: Birtwistle, G.; Tsim, C. Author(s): 658.87 Dewey Class: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RETAIL AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT Journal Title: Fashion clothing - where does it all end up? Article Title: Birtwistle, G.; Moore, C. M. Author(s): 629.8 Dewey Class: COLLOQUIUM DIGEST- IEE Journal Title: Modelling AMULET1 in CCS Article Title: Birtwistle, G.; Lui, Y. Author(s): 658.87 Dewey Class: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RETAIL AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT Journal Title: More than just a name above the shop: a comparison of the branding strategies of two UK fashion retailers Article Title: Birtwistle, G.; Freathy, P. Author(s): 687 Dewey Class: JOURNAL OF FASHION MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT Journal Title: Customer segmentation in fashion retailing: A conjoint study Article Title: Birtwistle, G.; Clarke, I.; Freathy, P. Author(s):
  12. 12. Prototype Building (2) <ul><li>Registration system to allow individuals to claim their data and add and amend the information held about themselves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. institutional affiliations over time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interfaces for use by repositories and other services </li></ul>
  13. 13. Planned features of Names service <ul><li>Unique identity number for individuals and institutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People may have more than one identity number (pseudonyms) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All forms of name are of equal status </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No ‘preferred term’ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Authors will be able to update information about themselves and choose what data is made available to others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best way to avoid data protection issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Repositories will be able to query or harvest the database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To help their users enter consistent metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cross-repository search services will be able to use unique identifiers to retrieve information from different sources </li></ul>
  14. 14. More information <ul><li>Project website: </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 001 613 394 0259 </li></ul>