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Annual Partner Meeting Rome, Italy October 29, 2014 John Van Oudenaren The Library of Congress WDL Project Director.

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1 Annual Partner Meeting Rome, Italy October 29, 2014 John Van Oudenaren The Library of Congress WDL Project Director

2 Technical Developments Partners Content Capacity Building Users and User Engagement

3 Process Improvements – Experience with online content submission process – Dropbox – Online partner review User Interface (UI) Improvements – beta.wdl.org represents the first complete overhaul of the WDL site since 2009 – Developed for two main reasons: Respond to changing patterns of user demand Accommodate thematic and related sections discussed at the 2013 partner and EC meetings

4 10,778 items 500,087 images 1,219 (98,039 images) items added in the past year (13% growth) Items contributed by 34 partner institutions in 24 countries 122 institutions in 56 countries currently represented on the WDL 116 languages represented on the WDL Long-term content goals and selection criteria are under discussion

5 183 partners in 81 countries (added six partners in four countries: Andorra, Morocco, Portugal, United States) National Library of Andorra National Library of Morocco Newberry Library, Chicago Public Library of the Municipality of Porto Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Arizona State Library and Archives Capacity building challenge Current partners Prospective partners

6 Digital Conversion Centers – Egypt – Iraq – Uganda Arab Peninsula Regional Group, Qatar National Library Doha Symposium, May 28-29, 2014

7 Visits: 3,761,303 Page views: 24,106,592 Downloads: 309,842 ReadSpeaker Usage: 206,619 Top countries by number of visits: United States, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Argentina, France, Russian Federation (Data for Library of Congress FY 2014)

8 Visits are down but page views, total time on site, and other measures of engagement are up Decline is mainly in the number of users in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries, and concentrated in single-page users Substantial growth in some countries, e.g., India, 42.9 percent; Egypt, 23.6 percent; Saudi Arabia, 21.5 percent Mobile traffic is up 78 percent, even before the launch of the new User Interface (UI) Improved balance among languages

9 Visit Duration Visits (%) Page Views (%) minutes minutes less than 1 minute minutes minutes hours hours or more0.24.3

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11 VisitorsPage Views December 26, 2013 December 27, 2013 Tweet on December 25 about Johann Sebastian Bach, Christmas Oratorio, Berlin State Library, VisitorsPage Views February 4, 2013 February 5, 2013 Polish Facebook posting about an atlas of Poland, 1772, National Library of Belarus,

12 History of Arabic and Islamic science Meso-American codices Expanding frontiers to build continental-scale nation-states Sacred texts Chinese history Railroads, canals, and the infrastructure of modern transportation Systems of writing “Intertwined” histories, e.g., travel and voyages, the Silk Road, epidemics

13 World, Regional, and National Histories  World History  National Histories  Other? Special Presentations  Chinese Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Prints  Illuminated Manuscripts from Europe  Imperial Russia


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