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Automation at the National Széchényi Library

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Automation at the National Széchényi Library

  1. 1. Automation at the NationalAutomation at the National Széchényi LibrarySzéchényi Library ADLUG Users Group MeetingADLUG Users Group Meeting BudapestBudapest,, 77-10 September, 200-10 September, 20055 ÁdámÁdám HorváthHorváth NSZLNSZL
  2. 2. 3 Automation at History of Amicus at the NationalHistory of Amicus at the National Széchényi Library (NSZL)Széchényi Library (NSZL) – MigrationMigration – UpgradeUpgrade – TuningTuning – DevelopmentDevelopment InfrastructureInfrastructure Electronic resourcesElectronic resources ContentsContents
  3. 3. 4 Automation at History of Amicus atHistory of Amicus at NSZLNSZL Brief overviewBrief overview – Nov 18, 1997 Deadline for bidsNov 18, 1997 Deadline for bids – Dec 12, 1997 Announcement of awardDec 12, 1997 Announcement of award – Dec 19, 1997 Signing the contractDec 19, 1997 Signing the contract
  4. 4. 5 Automation at Migrating fromMigrating from DOBIS to Amicus 3.2 (199DOBIS to Amicus 3.2 (19977-- 20020000)) – CataloguingCataloguing – AcquisitionAcquisitionss – CharacterCharacterss Migration at NSZLMigration at NSZL
  5. 5. 6 Automation at Additional loadings (2001-2003)Additional loadings (2001-2003) – MARC and copy records from threeMARC and copy records from three databasedatabasess – DOBIS headings and cross referencesDOBIS headings and cross references – SSubject headings from our thesaurusubject headings from our thesaurus Migration at NSZLMigration at NSZL
  6. 6. 7 Automation at Updating to the latest version (2004)Updating to the latest version (2004) – From Amicus 3.2 to the latest version (3.5.1)From Amicus 3.2 to the latest version (3.5.1) – From LibriVision 1.8.5 to the latest version (2.1)From LibriVision 1.8.5 to the latest version (2.1) – Preparations lasted for almost 4 monthsPreparations lasted for almost 4 months – Our old PC’s became inefficient due to Oracle 9Our old PC’s became inefficient due to Oracle 9 • The solution was terminal servicesThe solution was terminal services – The actual migration lasted for 9 daysThe actual migration lasted for 9 days – Subsequent updates to 3.5.2 then 3.5.3Subsequent updates to 3.5.2 then 3.5.3 UpdatingUpdating
  7. 7. 8 Automation at In the mean timeIn the mean time – Retrospective conversionRetrospective conversion • Loading 400 000 MARC records and 800 000 copyLoading 400 000 MARC records and 800 000 copy recordsrecords UpdatingUpdating
  8. 8. 9 Automation at Oracle tuning (2005)Oracle tuning (2005) – It will last almost a yearIt will last almost a year – What is the result?What is the result? • Julia Bencze is speaking about it tomorrowJulia Bencze is speaking about it tomorrow TuningTuning
  9. 9. 10 Automation Client PC tuningClient PC tuning – Certain processes use the CPU and RAMCertain processes use the CPU and RAM extensivelyextensively TuningTuning
  10. 10. 11 Automation  Readable fontReadable font – The problems with the supplied fontsThe problems with the supplied fonts Open problemsOpen problems
  11. 11. Ádám HorváthÁdám Horváth National Széchényi LibraryNational Széchényi Library ADLUG - ROME - 2001ADLUG - ROME - 2001 the short historythe short history of the development ofof the development of the Hungarian AMICUS and LVthe Hungarian AMICUS and LV oror andand of the migration from DOBIS to AMICUSof the migration from DOBIS to AMICUS
  12. 12. 14 Automation  Readable fontReadable font – The problems with the supplied fontsThe problems with the supplied fonts • They are not readableThey are not readable Open problemsOpen problems
  13. 13. 15 Automation • They expand some fields and rearrange the screenThey expand some fields and rearrange the screen Open problemsOpen problems  Readable fontReadable font – The problems with the supplied fontsThe problems with the supplied fonts • They are not readableThey are not readable
  14. 14. 16 Automation Our currently used fontOur currently used font – It was made by a Hungarian companyIt was made by a Hungarian company – A proportional hinted font was customizedA proportional hinted font was customized – 11 point size11 point size oon 800×600, 10 point sizen 800×600, 10 point size oonn 1024×7681024×768 – OpenRoad screenwidth parameter is setOpenRoad screenwidth parameter is set oonn 800×600800×600 – A program recogniseA program recognisess the resolution and startsthe resolution and starts Amicus accordingly on the serverAmicus accordingly on the server Open problemsOpen problems
  15. 15. 17 Automation Problems with the currently used fontProblems with the currently used font – There are readability problems in 10 point sizeThere are readability problems in 10 point size – Courier is still missingCourier is still missing – No hope of having a good hinted Courier fontNo hope of having a good hinted Courier font as a base for customizationas a base for customization – Any help would be much appreciatedAny help would be much appreciated Open problemsOpen problems
  16. 16. 18 Automation Periodicals controlPeriodicals control ILLILL Translation revisionTranslation revision Open problemsOpen problems
  17. 17. 19 Automation At the start: 2001At the start: 2001 – NSZLNSZL – Library for Information Science LibraryLibrary for Information Science Library Later onLater on – Union catalogue viewUnion catalogue view After thatAfter that – View for special libraries (the Library ofView for special libraries (the Library of the National Museum)the National Museum) – View for desiderataView for desiderata ViewsViews
  18. 18. 20 Automation 20012001 – NSZLNSZL – Library for Information Science LibraryLibrary for Information Science Library 20052005 – NSZLNSZL – Library for Information Science LibraryLibrary for Information Science Library – Library of the National MuseumLibrary of the National Museum Libraries in AmicusLibraries in Amicus
  19. 19. 21 Automation 20012001 – 0.5 million0.5 million 20052005 – 1 million, due to retrospective1 million, due to retrospective conversion that took place last yearconversion that took place last year Number of recordsNumber of records
  20. 20. 22 Automation AmicusAmicus – Acquitions statisticsAcquitions statistics – Cleaning scriptsCleaning scripts – Periodicals holding lists for reportingPeriodicals holding lists for reporting librarieslibraries – Character statisticsCharacter statistics DevelopmentsDevelopments
  21. 21. 23 Automation LibriVisionLibriVision – Shelft list numbers on the short viewShelft list numbers on the short view screensscreens – Special shelf list number displaySpecial shelf list number display – Displaying library information by clickingDisplaying library information by clicking on library symbolon library symbol – Displaying related records and their shelfDisplaying related records and their shelf list numberslist numbers – Log analyserLog analyser DevelopmentsDevelopments
  22. 22. 24 Automation Related productsRelated products – URN generator and resolverURN generator and resolver – Web based front end for ZING-Z39.50Web based front end for ZING-Z39.50 gatewaygateway – OIA-PMH repository for Amicus recordsOIA-PMH repository for Amicus records DevelopmentsDevelopments
  23. 23. 25 Automation HUNMARC syntax checkerHUNMARC syntax checker Surface web projectSurface web project – Vizsla: Hungarian Internet search engineVizsla: Hungarian Internet search engine – GoogleGoogle Current developmentsCurrent developments
  24. 24. 26 Automation FRBRiFRBRizationzation – We would like to implement the OCLCWe would like to implement the OCLC work algorithm to identify the works,work algorithm to identify the works, ((expressionsexpressions)) and manifestations inand manifestations in AmicusAmicus OpenUrlOpenUrl – OpenUrl resolverOpenUrl resolver – Adding additional services to LV by theAdding additional services to LV by the means of OpenUrlmeans of OpenUrl Current developmentsCurrent developments
  25. 25. 27 Automation • IBM RS/6000 F50IBM RS/6000 F50 • IBM RS/6000 43PIBM RS/6000 43P Amicus serversAmicus servers
  26. 26. 28 Automation Amicus serversAmicus servers 2001 – 20032001 – 2003 – IBM RS/6000 F50IBM RS/6000 F50 - AIX- AIX – IBM RS/6000 43PIBM RS/6000 43P - AIX- AIX 20032003 – HP-CPQ Proliant ML- 570 - LinuxHP-CPQ Proliant ML- 570 - Linux • 2 XEON 2 Ghz, 2 MB Cache CPU2 XEON 2 Ghz, 2 MB Cache CPU • 10 GB RAM10 GB RAM
  27. 27. 29 Automation History of Amicus at the NationalHistory of Amicus at the National Széchényi Library (NSZL)Széchényi Library (NSZL) – MigrationMigration – UpgradeUpgrade – TuningTuning – DevelopmentDevelopment InfrastructureInfrastructure Electronic resourcesElectronic resources ContentsContents
  28. 28. 30 Automation Other serversOther servers Linux serversLinux servers – LibriVisionLibriVision – WebserverWebserver – MailserverMailserver – Database serverDatabase server – FirewallFirewall – Etc.Etc. Novell serverNovell server
  29. 29. 31 Automation Other serversOther servers Microsoft Windows 2003 serversMicrosoft Windows 2003 servers – Application serversApplication servers – H+H CD-ROM serverH+H CD-ROM server – WebserverWebserver 8 TB storage8 TB storage Tape libraryTape library
  30. 30. 32 Automation 2 Mbit/sec FM connection2 Mbit/sec FM connection Network: Internet connectionNetwork: Internet connection
  31. 31. 33 Automation 19981998 – 2 Mbit/sec2 Mbit/sec 20002000 – 156 Mbit/sec156 Mbit/sec 20052005 – 1 Gbit/sec1 Gbit/sec Network: internet connectionNetwork: internet connection
  32. 32. 34 Automation UTP networkUTP network – 19981998 • 100 Mbit with hubs100 Mbit with hubs – 20032003 • 1 Gbit backbones1 Gbit backbones • Cisco switchesCisco switches • Servers are on 1 Gbit linesServers are on 1 Gbit lines Wireless (2005)Wireless (2005) – In all public places: reading rooms,In all public places: reading rooms, cafeteria, meeting rooms, etc.cafeteria, meeting rooms, etc. Network: LANNetwork: LAN
  33. 33. 35 Automation 200200 PC’s on the networkPC’s on the network – Including PC’s for the library usersIncluding PC’s for the library users • 12 PC’s for OPAC12 PC’s for OPAC • 6 PC’s for Internet connection6 PC’s for Internet connection • 2 PC’s for the CD-ROM tower2 PC’s for the CD-ROM tower PC’sPC’s
  34. 34. 36 Automation 19981998 – 200200 20052005 – 600 including600 including • 30 for OPACS30 for OPACS • 10 for online databases10 for online databases • 10 for multimedia10 for multimedia – 100 thin clients100 thin clients • Readers Professional WorkstationReaders Professional Workstation PC’sPC’s
  35. 35. 37 Automation Age of the PC’sAge of the PC’s – 200 are ten years old200 are ten years old – Programs run on application serversPrograms run on application servers PC’sPC’s
  36. 36. 38 Automation 100 thin clients100 thin clients 3 application servers (MS Windows3 application servers (MS Windows 2003 Terminal Services)2003 Terminal Services) MS Office ProfessionalMS Office Professional Free utilitiesFree utilities Every user (40 000) has its ownEvery user (40 000) has its own storage spacestorage space Internet connectionInternet connection CD-ROM server (H+H, Citrix)CD-ROM server (H+H, Citrix) Readers Professional WorkstationReaders Professional Workstation
  37. 37. 39 Automation Print servicePrint service Scan serviceScan service Writing on external storageWriting on external storage It is a free service except printing,It is a free service except printing, scanning and writing on externalscanning and writing on external storagestorage Popular service: the number of thePopular service: the number of the library users started to increase againlibrary users started to increase again Readers Professional WorkstationReaders Professional Workstation
  38. 38. 40 Automation History of Amicus at the NationalHistory of Amicus at the National Széchényi Library (NSZL)Széchényi Library (NSZL) – MigrationMigration – UpgradeUpgrade – TuningTuning – DevelopmentDevelopment InfrastructureInfrastructure Electronic resourcesElectronic resources ContentsContents
  39. 39. 41 Automation Hungarian Electronic LibraryHungarian Electronic Library – Free, mainly textual materialsFree, mainly textual materials Collections of digitized imagesCollections of digitized images – Corvina collectionCorvina collection – Map collectionMap collection – Postcard collectionPostcard collection Electronic resourcesElectronic resources
  40. 40. 42 Automation NSZL Digital LibraryNSZL Digital Library – In house developmentIn house development – It is based on the OAIS modellIt is based on the OAIS modell – It will support the processes of delivery,It will support the processes of delivery, ingest, description, long termingest, description, long term preservation and accesspreservation and access – It will be a workflow management systemIt will be a workflow management system as wellas well Electronic resourcesElectronic resources
  41. 41. 43 Automation Detailed plan for mass digitizationDetailed plan for mass digitization – Based on high speed scannersBased on high speed scanners – DjVu compressionDjVu compression – OCR for full text search capabilitiesOCR for full text search capabilities Electronic resourcesElectronic resources
  42. 42. 97 Automation Thank you for your attentionThank you for your attention adam@oszk.huadam@oszk.hu
  43. 43. 98 Automation adam@oszk.huadam@oszk.hu Thank you for your attentionThank you for your attention

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