eBooks on Demand Ljubljana 27. of May, ISNG 2010 Alenka Blatnik
Content <ul><li>Digital Libraries Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>EOD Network </li></ul><ul><li>EOD Library Service </li></ul...
Digital Libraries Initiative 1 <ul><li>European Commission  </li></ul><ul><li>Information Society and Media </li></ul><ul>...
Digital Libraries Initiative 2 Coordinator Projects EOD Library partner The Digital library European Digital Library http:...
EOD Network
EOD Google map http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=100512313929374944535.000471defea1948f6db52&cd=2&sll=47.267734,-1...
EOD Library Service <ul><li>A network with a central web-based database, </li></ul><ul><li>FTP (File transfer protocol), <...
EOD eBook <ul><li>Public domain book digitized at request, </li></ul><ul><li>A single full text PDF document file, </li></...
EOD eBook
Book scanner technologies <ul><li>Flatbed, </li></ul><ul><li>2D Book scanners , </li></ul><ul><li>3D Book scanners, </li><...
2D book scanner 1 <ul><li>Manual </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfMNPp5xAug
2D Book scanner 2 <ul><li>Semi automatic </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdABdujdo0A&feature=related
2D Book scanner 3 <ul><li>Robotic </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y16rNqnxj0U&feature=related http://www.youtube....
Image manipulation <ul><li>Image manipulation software </li></ul><ul><li>-  Colour mode (Binary, Gray scale, Colour mode),...
Image manipulation software
OCR software
Digitization workflow in NUK
Print on Demand (POD) <ul><li>Paperback book, </li></ul><ul><li>Central POD Service, </li></ul><ul><li>Booksuge a subdiary...
EOD customers & costs <ul><li>244 orders were processed 2007 - 2009 </li></ul>
Finished orders 2009
Discussion/Questions??? <ul><li>Further development of the EOD Service </li></ul><ul><li>Full text in various eBook reader...
Thank you for your atention
Acknowledgements <ul><li>MŰHLBERGER, G., GSTREIN, S. eBooks on Demand (EOD): a European digitization service [online], upd...
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Presentation of the EOD - eBooks on demand project, scanning technologies and digitization workflow / Predstavitev projekta EOD - e-knjige po naročilu, skenerjev in delovnih postopkov digitalizacije / 27.5.2010

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Presentation of EOD project at the International Seminar of Novelties in Graphic at Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana, May 2010. Presented by Alenka Blatnik.

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Presentation of the EOD - eBooks on demand project, scanning technologies and digitization workflow / Predstavitev projekta EOD - e-knjige po naročilu, skenerjev in delovnih postopkov digitalizacije / 27.5.2010

  1. 1. eBooks on Demand Ljubljana 27. of May, ISNG 2010 Alenka Blatnik
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>Digital Libraries Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>EOD Network </li></ul><ul><li>EOD Library Service </li></ul><ul><li>EOD eBook </li></ul><ul><li>Book scanner technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Image manipulation </li></ul><ul><li>Digitization workflow in NUK </li></ul><ul><li>Print on Demand (POD Service) </li></ul><ul><li>EOD customers & costs </li></ul><ul><li>Finished orders 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion/Questions??? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Digital Libraries Initiative 1 <ul><li>European Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Information Society and Media </li></ul><ul><li>i2010: A European Information Society for Growth and Employment </li></ul><ul><li>- Creating a Single European Information Space </li></ul><ul><li>- Innovation and Investment in R&D </li></ul><ul><li>- Promoting Inclusive European Information Society </li></ul>http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/eeurope/i2010/docs/communications/com_229_i2010_310505_fv_en.pdf http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/information_society/index_en.htm
  4. 4. Digital Libraries Initiative 2 Coordinator Projects EOD Library partner The Digital library European Digital Library http://www.uibk.ac.at/ http://www.nuk.uni-lj.si/ http:// www.books2ebooks.eu / http://www.dlib.si/ http://www.europeana.eu/portal/
  5. 5. EOD Network
  6. 6. EOD Google map http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=100512313929374944535.000471defea1948f6db52&cd=2&sll=47.267734,-122.450025&sspn=0.071946,0.071946&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=48.719961,8.789063&spn=21.627619,39.418945&z=5
  7. 7. EOD Library Service <ul><li>A network with a central web-based database, </li></ul><ul><li>FTP (File transfer protocol), </li></ul><ul><li>A Digital object generator (Images & OCR), </li></ul><ul><li>PDF (Portable Document File) eBook generation, </li></ul><ul><li>Automated e-mail + link to the customer page, </li></ul><ul><li>Order status check, </li></ul><ul><li>Payment, </li></ul><ul><li>Direct access to the eBook, </li></ul><ul><li>Download. </li></ul>
  8. 8. EOD eBook <ul><li>Public domain book digitized at request, </li></ul><ul><li>A single full text PDF document file, </li></ul><ul><li>System integrated book cover + ISBN nr. </li></ul><ul><li>Generated in various colour modes, </li></ul><ul><li>A basic version </li></ul><ul><li>- Includes compressed and cropped digital images </li></ul><ul><li>An advanced version </li></ul><ul><li>- Includes compressed and cropped digital images + OCR </li></ul>
  9. 9. EOD eBook
  10. 10. Book scanner technologies <ul><li>Flatbed, </li></ul><ul><li>2D Book scanners , </li></ul><ul><li>3D Book scanners, </li></ul><ul><li>Video capture. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2D book scanner 1 <ul><li>Manual </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfMNPp5xAug
  12. 12. 2D Book scanner 2 <ul><li>Semi automatic </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdABdujdo0A&feature=related
  13. 13. 2D Book scanner 3 <ul><li>Robotic </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y16rNqnxj0U&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSHaQFiaVKA
  14. 14. Image manipulation <ul><li>Image manipulation software </li></ul><ul><li>- Colour mode (Binary, Gray scale, Colour mode), </li></ul><ul><li>- Deskew & Geometrical correction, </li></ul><ul><li>- Light & Contrast, Bith Depth, </li></ul><ul><li>- Eraser & Crop tool, OCR, </li></ul><ul><li>- Reducing file size (TIFF G4, JPEG 2000). </li></ul><ul><li>OCR (Optical Character Recognition) </li></ul><ul><li>- Reads the characters & special sings, </li></ul><ul><li>- Full text correction, </li></ul><ul><li>- Export in various data files (TXT, HTML, XML, PDF) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Image manipulation software
  16. 16. OCR software
  17. 17. Digitization workflow in NUK
  18. 18. Print on Demand (POD) <ul><li>Paperback book, </li></ul><ul><li>Central POD Service, </li></ul><ul><li>Booksuge a subdiary of Amazon, </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata & ISBN number, </li></ul><ul><li>Printed with electrophotographic print. tech., </li></ul><ul><li>Books are stored at Amazon, </li></ul><ul><li>Sent to the customer via standard mail, </li></ul><ul><li>Conitnue to be ordered as a reprint. </li></ul>http://www.amazon.de/
  19. 19. EOD customers & costs <ul><li>244 orders were processed 2007 - 2009 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Finished orders 2009
  21. 21. Discussion/Questions??? <ul><li>Further development of the EOD Service </li></ul><ul><li>Full text in various eBook reader formats, </li></ul><ul><li>Special service for the blind and visually imapired. </li></ul><ul><li>Standardization? </li></ul><ul><li>- The average customer needs, </li></ul><ul><li>- The needs of goverments and other public institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term document preservation </li></ul><ul><li>- TIFF vs JPEG 2000 (ISO/IEC 15444 : 2008) </li></ul>
  22. 22. Thank you for your atention
  23. 23. Acknowledgements <ul><li>MŰHLBERGER, G., GSTREIN, S. eBooks on Demand (EOD): a European digitization service [online], updated 15.12.2009 [cited 06.01.2010]. Available from: < http://www.ifla.org/en/ifla-publications.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>KLASINC. J., SVOLJŠAK. S., KAVČIČ-ČOLIĆ, A. Nova storitev v NUK – digitalizacija knjig po naročilu (EOD eBooks on Demand), Knjižnice za prihodnost: napredek in sodelovanje: Zbornik posvetovanja ZBDS, ZBDS, 978-961-6683-01-2, Ljubljana, (2007), pp. 357 – 363 </li></ul><ul><li>BLATNIK, A. Assuring the digital proof for standardized offset printing : diploma. Ljubljana, (2008), pp. 30. </li></ul><ul><li>i2010. Digital Libraries. European Commission Information Society and Media [online], updated 24.5. 2010 [cited 24 . 5 .2010]. Available from: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/index_en.htm </li></ul><ul><li>MANUAL BOOK SCANNER. i2S Digibook – Book Scanners [online], updated 12.5. 2010 [cited 19 . 5 .2010]. Available from: bookscanner.com/produits.asp?IDPAGE=77&sX_Menu_selectedID=left_BC60CF75 </li></ul><ul><li>SEMI AUTOMATIC BOOK SCANNER. Zeutschel digital and analog storage systems [online], updated 1.5. 2010 [cited 15 . 5 .2010]. Available from: http://www.zeutschel.com/products.html </li></ul><ul><li>ROBOTIC BOOK SCANNER. Buchscanner ScanRobot® - Treventus Mechatronics GmbH [online], updated 24.5. 2010 [cited 24 . 5 .2010]. Available from: http://www.treventus.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>ROBOTIC BOOK SCANNER. QiScan – Automatic Book Scanner [online], updated 24.5. 2010 [cited 24 . 5 .2010]. Available from: http://www.roboticbookscan.com/ </li></ul>

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