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Library services for Europe: an overview of the landscape Louise Edwards The European Library 27th October 2011
My connection with Serbia <ul><li>A British linguist  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Studied Russian, Spanish and Portuguese </li><...
Outline of my talk today <ul><li>Evolution of the current European information landscape </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Europea...
What is The European Library? <ul><li>The European Library  is a portal offering access to </li></ul><ul><li>the bibliogra...
Conference of European National Librarians (CENL)
Spanning the Council of Europe
Growth of The European Library 2005-10 <ul><li>The European Library  47  Members </li></ul>
Members of The European Library <ul><li>2005 :  Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Finland, France, </li></ul><ul><li>Germany, ...
Current portal of The European Library
Multilingual  – 36 languages of Council of Europe countries
Highlighting national libraries
Showcasing collections
Highlighting buildings
From federated search to central index
 
 
 
A range of content on Romani culture
Curated by an expert
3 languages – Romani, Serbian and English
 
Serbia plays a full part in the exhibition
Support to non-EU/EFTA libraries <ul><li>Hosting meetings in non-EU/EFTA countries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2009 Turkey </li>...
Strategic Plan 2010-12:   5 Priorities 2010-12 Priority 1:  INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH & LEARNING COMMUNITIES Priority 2:  COL...
Designed to meet the needs of the  research community worldwide , our online portal offers quick and easy access to the co...
 
Source:   Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aggregation model of content delivery   Archives Portal Europe Archives Libraries Regional Aggregators Domain Aggregators ...
Conclusion: our vision for the future <ul><li>A libraries partnership that delivers real value to libraries in Europe </li...
More information <ul><li>http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.europeana.eu </li></ul><ul><li>Pr...
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Library services for Europe: an overview of the landscape by Louise Edwards

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Louise Edwards held a presentation "Library services for Europe: an overview of the landscape" at the Serbian Library Association’s 10th International conference "The World and European Horizons of Librarianship in Digital Age", October 2011

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Library services for Europe: an overview of the landscape by Louise Edwards

  1. 1. Library services for Europe: an overview of the landscape Louise Edwards The European Library 27th October 2011
  2. 2. My connection with Serbia <ul><li>A British linguist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Studied Russian, Spanish and Portuguese </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spent 2 months at University of Belgrade in 1980 </li></ul><ul><li>1982-1990 Slavist at University of Birmingham </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Centre for Russian and East European Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1990-92 British Council Poland </li></ul>
  3. 3. Outline of my talk today <ul><li>Evolution of the current European information landscape </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The European Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Europeana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role Serbia has played in shaping the European landscape </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rethinking the European information landscape </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not only collections but a focus on the user </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How The European Library and Europeana work together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of a libraries partnership for Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting research communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is The European Library? <ul><li>The European Library is a portal offering access to </li></ul><ul><li>the bibliographic, digital and full-text resources of </li></ul><ul><li>the 47 national libraries of Europe in 35 languages . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Conference of European National Librarians (CENL)
  6. 6. Spanning the Council of Europe
  7. 7. Growth of The European Library 2005-10 <ul><li>The European Library 47 Members </li></ul>
  8. 8. Members of The European Library <ul><li>2005 : Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Finland, France, </li></ul><ul><li>Germany, Portugal, Italy-Florence, Italy-Rome </li></ul><ul><li>2006 : Malta, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, </li></ul><ul><li>Lithuania, Slovenia, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia Austria, Serbia, Croatia, Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>2007 : Belgium, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, </li></ul><ul><li>Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Russia-Moscow </li></ul><ul><li>2008 : Albania, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova,Montenegro, Romania, Turkey, Russia Saint Petersburg,Ukraine </li></ul>9 23 33 47
  9. 9. Current portal of The European Library
  10. 10. Multilingual – 36 languages of Council of Europe countries
  11. 11. Highlighting national libraries
  12. 12. Showcasing collections
  13. 13. Highlighting buildings
  14. 14. From federated search to central index
  15. 18. A range of content on Romani culture
  16. 19. Curated by an expert
  17. 20. 3 languages – Romani, Serbian and English
  18. 22. Serbia plays a full part in the exhibition
  19. 23. Support to non-EU/EFTA libraries <ul><li>Hosting meetings in non-EU/EFTA countries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2009 Turkey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 Bosnia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2011 Serbia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Financial support to attend meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Highlighting content on portal </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul><ul><li>Funding opportunities </li></ul>
  20. 24. Strategic Plan 2010-12: 5 Priorities 2010-12 Priority 1: INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH & LEARNING COMMUNITIES Priority 2: COLLECTIONS & SERVICES TOWARDS THE USER Priority 3: STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS Priority 4: FIRST-CLASS INFRASTRUCTURE Priority 5: SUSTAINABILITY
  21. 25. Designed to meet the needs of the research community worldwide , our online portal offers quick and easy access to the collections of the 48 national libraries of Europe and European research libraries . Users can cross-search and reuse over x digital items and x bibliographic records. To facilitate further research, links are also provided to other websites in the Europeana group.
  22. 27. Source: Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland
  23. 38. Aggregation model of content delivery Archives Portal Europe Archives Libraries Regional Aggregators Domain Aggregators National Aggregators The European Library European Film Gateway Film archives Local institutionss Flanders museums Culture Grid Local institutions
  24. 39. Conclusion: our vision for the future <ul><li>A libraries partnership that delivers real value to libraries in Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared infrastructure to save money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working together to serve our user communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A libraries partnership to create a valuable service for Europe’s academic communities </li></ul><ul><li>The libraries community working together in Europeana </li></ul>
  25. 40. More information <ul><li>http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.europeana.eu </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional video in Serbian </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Roma Journey promotional video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/ </li></ul></ul>

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