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1 Its all about sharing Sylvia van Peteghem, Ghent University

2 Our digital collection today


4 No full text search, only metadata search but …

5 Dreams for tomorrow…

6 But first





11 Whats important for our users/researchers? More books? Clever content?

12 Content seen from the information provider

13 Paper/Building Catalog Dig. Collections Data Center Learning Center Inst. Archives Data Archives Integration Cloud 1.0 Linked Data Cloud/Grid Computing Virtual Learning Center e-Texts / Discovery / LSP Cloud 2.0 E-Research Virtualize infrastructure Virtualize services Peter Hinssens New Normal translated in library context

14 Remember Bruce Heteriks talk ? He showed us what well miss if we stay in our own small environment, we should be in the cloud where the users are working and searching

15 Content seen from the user

16 Student/Researcher Laptop/EReader Tablet/Mobile Local services Local infrastructure Virtual Lab/Class Grid Computing Programmable Web Google Scholar PubMed Web of Science Internet arXiv GenBank Google Books Elsevier Web3.0 Amazon/Apple My Library My Building My Website } { UGent U4IUS VUB Catalog s Digital Depots Digital Collections UGent U4IUS VUB }{ VLE systems Eduroam Virtual Desktop Required inverse : what your end-users will see

17 Remember Giovanni Tommarellos talk? He told us what services Google will give if you provide your data in the right way

18 By the way did you know now has a service called CloudSearch, you deposit your data and they make it searchable cf SAGE

19 bruikbaar/

20 !?

21 SharedCanvas Robert Sanderson, Benjamin Albritton, Rafael Schwemmer, Herbert Van de Sompel Los Alamos National Laboratory Stanford University e-codices










31 Rejected for full view because an unknown date of 1100 long before Gutenberg ….

32 Requirements for shared canvas cooperation This is a message for libraries that digitise and publishers Provide metadata open and free Publish for machines: Data (RDF linked data) Create stable, durable links: Persistent URIs

33 What Shared Canvas is doing in the meantime Work on new standards (W3C) using open annotation collaboration Stanford is preparing a kick start package to experiment A meeting in the Netherlands about the image side including KB, British Library, BNF, Stanford, LANL, UK National Archives, National Library of Norway and the BodleianLibrary.

34 What Ghent University library is trying to do Provide metadata Open & Free … and digitised material in Creative Commons Publish for machines: Data (RDF linked data) … Act as a go-between and tease the researcher, helping to find the logistics

35 What Ghent University library is doing Google Books partner: 300.000 books before 1871 Added the Google Books to Europeana Digitise our own cultural heritage collection and put it in creative commons

36 How we fit in the Fiesole program Long term goal? – Definitely! A used collection by mainly researchers and students Our organisational model? – We are an enthusiastic Google Books partner – We have a splendid collection, a strong European network, a great team, a clever equipment, some skills, some money and we just do it



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