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National Library Network Services. Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen.Twin Cities Conference: Innovation into Practise- New Service Concepts, Helsinki and Turku, Finland, 13-16 May 2009

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National Library Network Services

  1. 1. Library Network Services Twin cities 13.5.2009 Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen National Library of Finland
  2. 2. National Library of Finland Cultural heritage Service Centre for libraries University Library Collecting Describing Preserving National collection Science collection - Social sciences, humanities <ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>- national licensing </li></ul><ul><li>national portal </li></ul><ul><li>standards </li></ul><ul><li>library system services </li></ul><ul><li>evaluation of services </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Library Network <ul><li>The network consists of 4 library sectors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities, polytechnics, special libraries and public libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each sector has organised its own activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Council + working committee structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each sector has a chair person and a secretary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 library consortia in the country </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linnea – library system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FinELib – national licensing and national portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AMKIT – polytechnic libraries consortia </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. National Library – service centre for libraries since 2006 <ul><li>University law and act ( 2006) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New name – National Library of Finland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enlarged clientele (4 sectors) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Defined services for the libraries network </li></ul><ul><li>Budgetary system </li></ul><ul><li>Central funding ca EUR 5.2 million </li></ul>
  5. 5. Service centre for libraries <ul><li>Access to high quality information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National licensing – FinELib </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National databases (national bibliography, other databases) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Development of the digital working environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library system development - Voyager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portal Development – MetaLib, SFX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Object management system development- DSpace; (DigiTool) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New system under development for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>discovery and delivery of digital content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>digital preservation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Impact assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantitative- library statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualitative - surveys </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. National Library – services for public libraries <ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helsinki City Library and NL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All library sectors & NL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National training events </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National surveys (2008, 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation of services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation of impact of library services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation with researches in planning the formula </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation of national services provided by NL (2006, 2008, 2010) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. National Library – services for public libraries <ul><li>Licensing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A proposal - Information package for the citizen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis on Finnish content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Several new contracts in 2008 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote access to be included into the contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usage +55% ( 2008-2009) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. National Library – services for public libraries <ul><li>Access to national databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Union catalogues, other databases, institutional repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MARC21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ONIX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ontologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National portal – Nelli </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual union catalogue </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Work division IT Centre for Science Libraries National Library <ul><li>maintenance of hardware </li></ul><ul><li>acquisition of hardware </li></ul><ul><li>development of services </li></ul><ul><li>coordination </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>tailoring of the services </li></ul><ul><li>knowledge of the local needs </li></ul>
  10. 10. Indicators 2008 Information not available 64% 82,5% Rate of copy cataloguing Information not available 58% 81% FinELib share of e-aqcuisitions + 55% + 46% + 31% Article downloads (FinELib) 2007-2008 Public library Polytechnic University Indicator
  11. 11. Development of the digital working environment – new national initiatives <ul><li>National Digital Library project coordinated by the Ministry of Education. Memory organisations 2008-2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital preservation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research infrastructure survey </li></ul><ul><li>Structural development of the libraries network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University and polytechnic network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public library network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A project to support HE libraries 3/2008-6/2009 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. National Digital Library Back end systems restricted data unrestricted data Europeana + other external systems National Long term preservation Library, archive and museum systems + other systems metadata Submission Information Package, SIP (object + metadata) metadata Dissemination Information Package, DIP metadata Public interface metadata Search search Retrieval of objects Retrieval of objects End users
  13. 13. Research infrastructure survey <ul><li>24 /181 were chosen to the list of existing infrastructures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Finnish Electronic library (FinELib) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The collections of National Library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>20/116 were listed to the roadmap </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Architecture for Memory Institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> tutkimusinfrastruktuurit_tiivistelma_englanti.pdf </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Structural development of the libraries network - vision 2020 <ul><li>Digitalization of the working environment is the driving force of change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance and development of the digital infrastructure will be centralized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work division between stakeholders becomes essential </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Changes in the network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bigger units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Merges of different types of libraries </li></ul></ul>