European colonial built heritageThe repository from an IT Point of ViewPaul Suijker, 19-11-2012
Institutional repository(Wikipedia)“An institutional repository is an online locus for collecting,preserving, and dissemin...
Institutional repository
Institutional repository
Subject repository(Wikipedia)“A repository established to collect and preserve material in a particulardiscipline or subje...
Subject repository
Project objectiveBuilding a repository for:• European built colonial architecture (subject)• 1850-1970 (period)Containing ...
MODS example<titleInfo>          <title>Plattegrond van Batavia</title>          <subTitle>Schaal 1:20000</subTitle></titl...
Why MODS?• Repository with mixed content• Images can well be described with MODS• CDWA Lite not applicable for linking• Di...
Repository architecture  Architect                Building              • images              • articles              • bo...
Architect (fields)• Name + initials• Full name• Date of birth, place/country of birth• Date of death, place/country of dea...
Architect (fields)• Wolff Schoemaker, C.P.• Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker• 1882-07-25, Banyu Biru, Indonesia• 1949-05-2...
Building (fields)• Name, alternative name• Architect• Date• Continent, country, city, street• Geonames (geographical code)...
Building (fields)• Villa Isola, Bumi Siliwangi• Wolff Schoemaker, C.P.• Asia, Indonesia, Bandung, Jalan Ranu Manggala• -56...
Repository architecture    Architect                Building                • images                • articles            ...
Geonames
Getty AAT
Repository                   AAT concepts   Geonamesarchitecture    Architect                    Building                •...
AAT records “browser”
Software & StandardsSoftware• Drupal (website software)• SOLR (indexing software)• Islandora (middleware software)• Fedora...
Software & StandardsBibliographic descriptions• MODS• Dublin CoreSemantic web• RDF (resource description framework)• SKOS ...
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
The repository from an IT point of view
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Presentation for the international workshop: Creating a digital research environment as a tool to enhance transnational and comparative research on European colonial built heritage (c. 1850-1970), November 18-20, 2012

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The repository from an IT point of view

  1. 1. European colonial built heritageThe repository from an IT Point of ViewPaul Suijker, 19-11-2012
  2. 2. Institutional repository(Wikipedia)“An institutional repository is an online locus for collecting,preserving, and disseminating - in digital form - the intellectualoutput of an institution, particularly a research institution.”
  3. 3. Institutional repository
  4. 4. Institutional repository
  5. 5. Subject repository(Wikipedia)“A repository established to collect and preserve material in a particulardiscipline or subject is called a disciplinary repository or subjectrepository; they can be organized by a government, a governmentdepartment, or by a research or academic institution, or beautonomous.”“Some of the best known are arXiv for mathematics and physics articles orreports, PubMed Central for biomedical journal articles, and CiteSeerX forcomputer and information science articles and reports.”
  6. 6. Subject repository
  7. 7. Project objectiveBuilding a repository for:• European built colonial architecture (subject)• 1850-1970 (period)Containing material:• images, books, maps, articles, journals• (information about) architects• (information about) buildingsFrom different institutions in NL and abroad:• KIT, KITLV, NAi, TU Delft Library, …
  8. 8. MODS example<titleInfo> <title>Plattegrond van Batavia</title> <subTitle>Schaal 1:20000</subTitle></titleInfo><……></…..>
  9. 9. Why MODS?• Repository with mixed content• Images can well be described with MODS• CDWA Lite not applicable for linking• Disseminations to CDWA Lite can easily be made
  10. 10. Repository architecture Architect Building • images • articles • books
  11. 11. Architect (fields)• Name + initials• Full name• Date of birth, place/country of birth• Date of death, place/country of death• Nationality• Education• Website
  12. 12. Architect (fields)• Wolff Schoemaker, C.P.• Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker• 1882-07-25, Banyu Biru, Indonesia• 1949-05-22, Bandung, Indonesia• Dutch• Koninklijke Militaire Academie• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolff_Schoemaker
  13. 13. Building (fields)• Name, alternative name• Architect• Date• Continent, country, city, street• Geonames (geographical code)• Art & Architecture Thesaurus (subject codes)• Coordinates
  14. 14. Building (fields)• Villa Isola, Bumi Siliwangi• Wolff Schoemaker, C.P.• Asia, Indonesia, Bandung, Jalan Ranu Manggala• -56.861 107.594, S 6°5140" E 107°3538"• 1933• gn:1650357 (GeoNameId)• aat:300005517 (AAT subject code)• aat:300021426 (AAT subject code)
  15. 15. Repository architecture Architect Building • images • articles • books
  16. 16. Geonames
  17. 17. Getty AAT
  18. 18. Repository AAT concepts Geonamesarchitecture Architect Building • images • articles • books
  19. 19. AAT records “browser”
  20. 20. Software & StandardsSoftware• Drupal (website software)• SOLR (indexing software)• Islandora (middleware software)• Fedora (repository software)• JWPlayer (video player)• Seadragon/Deep zoom (image/PDF viewer)
  21. 21. Software & StandardsBibliographic descriptions• MODS• Dublin CoreSemantic web• RDF (resource description framework)• SKOS (simple knowledge organization system)• FOAF (ontology describing persons)

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