Austrian National Library – Google        Public Private Partnership                        Max Kaiser             Head R&...
Austrian Books Onlinewww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonline/@maxkaiser
Digitisationof the entire historicalbook holdings of theAustrian National Library @maxkaiser
Largest AustrianPublic Private Partnershipin the cultural sector @maxkaiser
@maxkaiser
One of the world‘s                  most significant             historical collections@maxkaiser
„Legal Deposit“             Quelle:                        http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A                       ...
→Digitisation@maxkaiser
→Digitisation→Online Publications→Web Archiving@maxkaiser
6 years600,000 volumes180 Mio pages@maxkaiser
Google Books             Digital Library             Austrian National Library@maxkaiser
Partner ProgramGoogle Books                Library Program   @maxkaiser
13 Libraries in Europe5 National Libraries             Italy             Austria             The Netherlands          ...
http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/doc/reflection_group/final_report_%20cds.pdf
„Stimulating the flow of private fundsfor the digitisation of cultural assets throughequitable public private partnerships...
„The key question is not whetherpublic-private partnerships for digitisationshould be encouraged, but how‚and under which ...
Cornerstones:→ Respect for rights holders     →Only public-domain works digitised→ Transparency     →Very detailed FAQs on...
Cornerstones:→ Digital copies for library     →Identical with copies used by Google→ Re-use     →All files available for n...
Additional key elements:→ Selection of books by library→ Institute for Restoration involved→ Termination @maxkaiser
Who is paying                                                                     for what?http://www.bildarchivaustria.at...
Costs→ Full text-digitisation:  very expensive→ Report by  Collections Trust  for Comité des Sages                        ...
70–100 Euro / book Typical costs for projects withexternal service providers @maxkaiser
Google:→ Transport→ Insurance→ Scanning→ OCR→ Image processing→ Quality control→ Google Books @maxkaiser
Austrian National Library:→ Selection→ Internal logistics→ Conservational assessment→ Metadata→ Barcoding→ Data download a...
Which books?@maxkaiser
200.000 volumes             State Hall@maxkaiser
Entire historical book holdings16th –19th century
Department of Manuscriptsand Rare Books    Map Department                            Quelle: http://deu.archinform.net/pro...
Department of Music
Theatre Museum          Quelle: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Palais_Lobkowitz_Vienna_Oct._2006_006.jpg
Fidei Commiss Library
Preparatory projectMid - end 2010→ Integration with organisational processes→ Personnel resources→ Logistics workflows @ma...
70+ staff members20+ exclusively for project        → Book logistics        → Metadata adaptation        → Cataloguing    ...
End of 2010Test shipment & Start operational projectSpring 2011Start of digitisation  @maxkaiser
No   individual selection …
Format
Condition
Conservationalevaluation     <1%     excluded for     conservational reasons
Value
Logistics in theState Hall
Logistics in theState Hall @maxkaiser
Logistics in theState Hall
Challenges…
Challenges…
Challenges…
Challenges…
Logistics in the„Aurum“ Depot
Preparation forDigitisation
Manipulation area …
Barcoding
Adaptation of metadata
4 minutes / volume
books@maxkaiser
hours@maxkaiser
working days@maxkaiser
person years@maxkaiser
Complex cases …
Adligata …
Conservational protection
Cataloguing of theFidei Commiss Library
Ready for Digitisation …
Digitisation→ Scanning Center in Germany→ Procedures agreed→ Austrian Federal Office for Monuments involved→ Each volume c...
Book Logistics              Digitisation                           Data Download     ADOCO                 Quality Control...
digitised items / year @maxkaiser
digitised items / day @maxkaiser
Quality control→ Automated jobs→ Representative samples→ IT assisted discovery of error clusters→ Error candidates checked...
Book ViewerCatalogue /“Quick Search”                                  [Mobile Apps]               Full-Text Search  @maxka...
Outlook→ Full-Text: new possibilities for research→ Data enrichment→ Named Entity Recognition→ Linked Data→ New data centr...
@maxkaiser
More informationwww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonlinewww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonline/faq.htmtwitter.com/abooksonline  ...
Thank you!max.kaiser@onb.ac.atwww.onb.ac.atwww.linkedin.com/in/maxkaisertwitter.com/maxkaiser  @maxkaiser
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  1. 1. Austrian National Library – Google Public Private Partnership Max Kaiser Head R&D, Austrian National Library 8th Meeting of the Member States’ Expert Group on digitisation and digital preservation Luxembourg, 28 June 2011@maxkaiser
  2. 2. Austrian Books Onlinewww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonline/@maxkaiser
  3. 3. Digitisationof the entire historicalbook holdings of theAustrian National Library @maxkaiser
  4. 4. Largest AustrianPublic Private Partnershipin the cultural sector @maxkaiser
  5. 5. @maxkaiser
  6. 6. One of the world‘s most significant historical collections@maxkaiser
  7. 7. „Legal Deposit“ Quelle: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A ustria_Hungary_ethnic_de.svg@maxkaiser
  8. 8. →Digitisation@maxkaiser
  9. 9. →Digitisation→Online Publications→Web Archiving@maxkaiser
  10. 10. 6 years600,000 volumes180 Mio pages@maxkaiser
  11. 11. Google Books Digital Library Austrian National Library@maxkaiser
  12. 12. Partner ProgramGoogle Books Library Program @maxkaiser
  13. 13. 13 Libraries in Europe5 National Libraries  Italy  Austria  The Netherlands  Czech Republic  Great Britain @maxkaiser
  14. 14. http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/doc/reflection_group/final_report_%20cds.pdf
  15. 15. „Stimulating the flow of private fundsfor the digitisation of cultural assets throughequitable public private partnershipsappears as a viable and sustainable wayof tackling the pressing questionof making Europe’s cultural wealthaccessible online and preserving itfor future generations.“ @maxkaiser
  16. 16. „The key question is not whetherpublic-private partnerships for digitisationshould be encouraged, but how‚and under which conditions.“ @maxkaiser
  17. 17. Cornerstones:→ Respect for rights holders →Only public-domain works digitised→ Transparency →Very detailed FAQs online→ Access →Free-of-charge access worldwide @maxkaiser
  18. 18. Cornerstones:→ Digital copies for library →Identical with copies used by Google→ Re-use →All files available for non-commercial use →Access via platforms like Europeana →Provision to research partners→ Non-exclusivity →Free to digitise material with other partners @maxkaiser
  19. 19. Additional key elements:→ Selection of books by library→ Institute for Restoration involved→ Termination @maxkaiser
  20. 20. Who is paying for what?http://www.bildarchivaustria.at/downl/1148453/layout/CE%2043_3.jpg
  21. 21. Costs→ Full text-digitisation: very expensive→ Report by Collections Trust for Comité des Sages http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/ doc/refgroup/annexes/digiti_report.pdf @maxkaiser
  22. 22. 70–100 Euro / book Typical costs for projects withexternal service providers @maxkaiser
  23. 23. Google:→ Transport→ Insurance→ Scanning→ OCR→ Image processing→ Quality control→ Google Books @maxkaiser
  24. 24. Austrian National Library:→ Selection→ Internal logistics→ Conservational assessment→ Metadata→ Barcoding→ Data download and control→ Data storage & digital preservation→ Digital Library @maxkaiser
  25. 25. Which books?@maxkaiser
  26. 26. 200.000 volumes State Hall@maxkaiser
  27. 27. Entire historical book holdings16th –19th century
  28. 28. Department of Manuscriptsand Rare Books Map Department Quelle: http://deu.archinform.net/projekte/107
  29. 29. Department of Music
  30. 30. Theatre Museum Quelle: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Palais_Lobkowitz_Vienna_Oct._2006_006.jpg
  31. 31. Fidei Commiss Library
  32. 32. Preparatory projectMid - end 2010→ Integration with organisational processes→ Personnel resources→ Logistics workflows @maxkaiser
  33. 33. 70+ staff members20+ exclusively for project → Book logistics → Metadata adaptation → Cataloguing → Conservation / restoration → Quality control → Software implementation → Project management@maxkaiser
  34. 34. End of 2010Test shipment & Start operational projectSpring 2011Start of digitisation @maxkaiser
  35. 35. No individual selection …
  36. 36. Format
  37. 37. Condition
  38. 38. Conservationalevaluation <1% excluded for conservational reasons
  39. 39. Value
  40. 40. Logistics in theState Hall
  41. 41. Logistics in theState Hall @maxkaiser
  42. 42. Logistics in theState Hall
  43. 43. Challenges…
  44. 44. Challenges…
  45. 45. Challenges…
  46. 46. Challenges…
  47. 47. Logistics in the„Aurum“ Depot
  48. 48. Preparation forDigitisation
  49. 49. Manipulation area …
  50. 50. Barcoding
  51. 51. Adaptation of metadata
  52. 52. 4 minutes / volume
  53. 53. books@maxkaiser
  54. 54. hours@maxkaiser
  55. 55. working days@maxkaiser
  56. 56. person years@maxkaiser
  57. 57. Complex cases …
  58. 58. Adligata …
  59. 59. Conservational protection
  60. 60. Cataloguing of theFidei Commiss Library
  61. 61. Ready for Digitisation …
  62. 62. Digitisation→ Scanning Center in Germany→ Procedures agreed→ Austrian Federal Office for Monuments involved→ Each volume checked after return→ Books unavailable to users for ~ 3 months @maxkaiser
  63. 63. Book Logistics Digitisation Data Download ADOCO Quality Control (Austrian Books Online Download & Control) Storage @maxkaiser Access
  64. 64. digitised items / year @maxkaiser
  65. 65. digitised items / day @maxkaiser
  66. 66. Quality control→ Automated jobs→ Representative samples→ IT assisted discovery of error clusters→ Error candidates checked manually→Crowdsourcing? @maxkaiser
  67. 67. Book ViewerCatalogue /“Quick Search” [Mobile Apps] Full-Text Search @maxkaiser
  68. 68. Outlook→ Full-Text: new possibilities for research→ Data enrichment→ Named Entity Recognition→ Linked Data→ New data centric research in the Humanities & Social Sciences→ http://www.diggingintodata.org/ @maxkaiser
  69. 69. @maxkaiser
  70. 70. More informationwww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonlinewww.onb.ac.at/ev/austrianbooksonline/faq.htmtwitter.com/abooksonline @maxkaiser
  71. 71. Thank you!max.kaiser@onb.ac.atwww.onb.ac.atwww.linkedin.com/in/maxkaisertwitter.com/maxkaiser @maxkaiser

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