ODC BarCamp 2013 - Digital Libraries in the 21st Century

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An ODC Introduction to Digital Libraries, for BarCamp Sihanoukville 2013.

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ODC BarCamp 2013 - Digital Libraries in the 21st Century

  1. 1. st 21 Century Digital Libraries Presentation for BarCamp Sihanoukville 2013
  2. 2. Contact Information Meet Your Presenter • Greg Bem • @cambodianbem greg@opendevcam.net • •2013 ODC Library Intern
  3. 3. Where is Greg Bem from?
  4. 4. Let’s Start with a Game
  5. 5. A Minute on Libraries • What is a library? • What is a print library? • What is a digital library?
  6. 6. Components of a Library • First: You need stuff (ស ស ស ) (Sampreah) ស ស ស • Second: You need a way to organize the stuff • Libraries usually use a catalog • Other websites might use a taxonomy (Amazon.com) • Other websites might use an algorithm (Google, Bing, etc) • Third: you need a website or app to display the organized stuff
  7. 7. Today’s Digital Library is Online
  8. 8. Today’s Digital Library is Mobile
  9. 9. Today’s Digital Library is Virtual
  10. 10. Today’s Digital Library is Familiar
  11. 11. 1. Education 6. Exploration 2. Literacy 7. Visibility 3. Critical Thinking 8. History 4. Communication 9. Centralization 5. Collaboration 10. Organization Some 21st Century Library Benefits
  12. 12. 1. Permanence 2. Growth 3. Curation 4. Downloadables 5. They’re Cool Some Other Cool Things About Digital Libraries
  13. 13. Types of Libraries in the Digital Age • National Libraries • Children’s Libraries • School Libraries • Map Libraries • Academic Libraries • Video Game Libraries • NGO Libraries • Genocide Libraries • Bank Libraries • Image Libraries • Audio/Visual Libraries • Internet Libraries
  14. 14. Libraries: Users/Communities/Members • What population does the library serve? • What types of information does that population need? • What is the best way to get the information to that population? • Is anyone already serving that population? • What can your library do that’s different, new, or exciting?
  15. 15. Examples of Digital Libraries A Sampling from the United States and Cambodia
  16. 16. Academic Library: University of Washington
  17. 17. Image Library: Flickr
  18. 18. Public Domain Library: HathiTrust
  19. 19. National Library: Digital Public Library of America
  20. 20. NGO Library: NGO Forum on Cambodia
  21. 21. Regional Library: Southeast Asia Digital Library
  22. 22. The ODC Digital Library: A Closer Look
  23. 23. New Additions Page
  24. 24. Search Results Page
  25. 25. Library Resource Record Page
  26. 26. The Library: An Overview • Started in January, 2013 • Total Records (Nov, 2013): 1,062 • Print: 705 • Digital: 357 • Languages: English and Khmer • Translation is Ongoing! Photo by gpoo (Creative Commons)
  27. 27. Who can use the ODC Library?  Students  Learners Corporations  Scholars  Citizens  Researchers  Governments  Scientists  Mappers  Librarians  Writers  Journalists Technologists  Visitors  Readers  
  28. 28. Our Digital Catalog Is . . . • Free • Online • Accessible • Descriptive • Searchable • Browseable • Growing • Persistent Photo by Amie Fedora (Creative Commons)
  29. 29. What’s in the ODC library? Some Types of Resources: Some Authors/Publishers: • Reports • NGOs • Articles • Royal Government • Essays • Foreign Governments • Book Chapters • Independent Researchers • Briefings • International Organizations • Speeches • Banks • Abstracts • Corporations
  30. 30. Digital and Print and ODC • What is a library? • How is ODC’s library built for the 21st Century?
  31. 31. Small Notes on Open Access
  32. 32. Small Notes on Authority
  33. 33. Who/what does the library benefit? • The Student • The Researcher • The Publisher • The Community
  34. 34. Current Tasks and Integration • • • • • • Translation Taxonomy Geo-Tagging Sub-Pages Khmer Editorial Review Additional Syncing
  35. 35. What About You? • Volunteers • Employment • Collaboration • Suggestions
  36. 36. Thank you for viewing! Questions!

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