BNE-Telefónica: Strategic Partner Agreement. José Luis Bueren Gómez-Acebo


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La colaboración entre la BNE y Telefónica ha sido objeto de interés en la reunión de Europeana. Durante dicha reunión se organizaron diferentes talleres y la BNE participó en el de “Colaboraciones entre el sector público y el privado” (Public-Private Partnerships). Este interés por el convenio de la BNE con Telefónica quedó de manifiesto en el reciente informe The new Renaissance de un “Comité de Sabios” de la Comisión Europea. En la reunión la intervención de José Luis Bueren se centró en explicar cómo se articula el Convenio de Colaboración, qué se ha logrado hasta ahora, qué se prevé alcanzar en 2012 y las conclusiones de esta colaboración.

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BNE-Telefónica: Strategic Partner Agreement. José Luis Bueren Gómez-Acebo

  1. 1. BNE-Telefónica: StrategicPartner AgreementJosé Luis Bueren Gómez-AceboDecember 6th, 2011
  2. 2. Index 01 Flash information about the BNE 02 The Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 03 The Agreement with Telefónica 04 ConclusionsBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 2
  3. 3. General information about the BNE • Created in 1711 as Royal Public Library • Becomes the National Library in 1836 • Emblematic Headquarters building at the heart of Madrid since 1893 • Legal Deposit since 1957 • Autonomous institution since 1991 • Second building complex in Alcalá de Henares opens in 1992 (six storage towers, one deserved by robots + usual services to users)Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 3
  4. 4. The BNE in figures • Over 26 million pieces of which some 9 million are books • More than 60% are stored in the Alcalá de Henares building • A monthly average of 20 tons of new entries through Legal Deposit • More than 400.000 new monographers per year • Close to one million new items per yearBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 4
  5. 5. Special collections• More than 30.000 manuscripts• 1.600 medieval codex• 3.100 incunabula• 19.000 pictures• Around 600.000 engravings• 1.000.000 photographs• 700 manuscript maps• 15.000 XIV-XIXth century maps• 505.000 muscial scores• 100.000 videos• More than 600.000 sound recordsBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 5
  6. 6. The Biblioteca Digital Hispánica• Launched in January 2008 with 10.000 items• Currently has around 55.000 titles• It supports OAI-PMH• Image format : TIFF, JPG and PDF using DigiTool software, with SOLR search engine• Metadata: Marc21, DC, METS, ESE.• Different selection criteria for the content• The whole BDH is accessible in TEL, Europeana and Hispana• January 2011 > Integration of the historical press application• 14.000.000 digital images.Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 6
  7. 7. The portal: functionalities• Simple and advanced search.• Full text search (OCR).• Collection browsing.• Facets.• Multilingual.• Sound records reproduction.• 2.0 Functionalities: • Share in Facebook and Twitter, comments, votes, send by email, other user have seen, new document alerts, federated search in external sources (Hispana, Europeana), implementing BDH in other webs…Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 7
  8. 8. Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 8
  9. 9. Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 9
  10. 10. Strategic partner agreement• Signed in 2008 as a result of successful launching (visits, downloading and media coverage)• 10.000.000 euros contribution: • Scope: 200.000 works / 25.000.000 digital images by the end of 2012.• Conditions: • Telefónica can deduct this contribution from Corporate Tax • The logo of Telefónica must appear in the Digital Library Portal and Telefónica’s sponsorship has to be mentioned in any communication of the Library regarding the mass digitisation project • Exclusivity of this agreement in terms of other telecommunication companies which could be considered as competitors of Telefónica • Promotional activitiesBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 10
  11. 11. Special benefits for the BNE• The main benefit for the Library is the funding of the mass digitisation activities• The BNE is the only owner of the digital images (both access and master copies)• It is unique responsible for the digitised content and for the technical specifications• Quality of the content and of the process is assured as long as it is done under the Library’s criteria and needs• Access to the digital objects depends only of the BNE• Expertise of Telefónica + administrative managementBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 11
  12. 12. Work done• Around 50.000 titles digitised: manuscripts, XVI-XXth century books, musical scores, historic press, maps, photographs, engravings.• Around 15.000.000 digitised pages.• Promotion: Interactive Quijote – Interactive Leonardo.• We can focus on many other activities.Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 12
  13. 13. Work to be doneBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 13
  14. 14. Conclusions• Great success: number of users, quality/quantity of the work, experience acquired, relationship with Telefónica: • 1.400.000 documents downloaded in 2010.• Necessity of assuring funding.• What have we learnt? • The importance of planning: 25.000.000/200.000 = 125 • Impact in the Library processes > all the Services are implied in this project > more than 30.000 pages/day digitized. • Institutional support. • Long term preservation. • Take advantage of others expertise. • Access and visibility.Biblioteca Digital Hispánica 14
  15. 15. Thanks! Pº de Recoletos 20 -22 28071 Madrid España T +34 915 807 7775 http://bdh.bne.esBiblioteca Digital Hispánica 15 15