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Oceania Digital Library (ODiL) UC San Diego Libraries Update ROBIN L. CHANDLER DIRECTOR, DIGITAL LIBRARY PROGRAM NOVEMBER 19, 2009 1.

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1 Oceania Digital Library (ODiL) UC San Diego Libraries Update ROBIN L. CHANDLER DIRECTOR, DIGITAL LIBRARY PROGRAM NOVEMBER 19,

2 Discussion Scope Collections: ODiL & UCSD Libraries Discovery and Delivery  UCSD Libraries Digital Library Collection  Online Archive of California  PRDLA Archive Project Milestones 2

3 ODiL: Building Digital UCSD 3 NEH proposal resubmit (decision May 2010)  Papers of Roy Rappaport & Edwin Cook UCSD Libraries Preservation funds  Papers of Sylvester Lambert PRDLA ODiL grant / UCSD Libraries funds  Papers of Roger Keesing and Harold Scheffler

4 NEH proposal : The Highlands of Papua New Guinea and 20 th Century Anthropology 4 UCSD Libraries resubmit to National Endowment of the Humanities Access & Preservation Grant for $ 350,000  NEH grant awardees announced May 2010 Seek to build accessible online repository  Document the History of anthropology & social history of Papua New Guinea Roy Rappaport Papers ( )  Maring people and human ecology, ritual, and acculturation Edwin Cook Papers ( )  Manga (Narak-language) people’s transition into the modern world If funded, the project will digitize over 16,400 items  Photographs  Anthropology Field notes  Dissertations

5 UCSD Libraries Preservation Funds: Sylvester Lambert Papers (1920 – 1942) 5 Sylvester Lambert Papers (1920 – 1942)  The collection documents Dr. Lambert’s public health work conducted in the Pacific Islands for the Rockefeller Foundation and is comprised of reports, writings, negatives, photographs, and lantern slides. Dr. Lambert’s book Yankee Doctor in Paradise published in 1941 documents his experiences in Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands.  1,389 nitrate negatives, glass plate negatives, lantern slides

6 6 Title: Group of men, and a boy; man on right has large earrings. Sylvester M. Lambert Papers, Date: Subject Headings: Boys Children Jewelry Men Rennell Island (Solomon Islands) Solomon Islanders Solomon Islands

7 7 Title: Local people at Dilava Catholic mission, one man with deformed leg. Sylvester M. Lambert Papers, Date : Subject Headings: Boys Buildings Churches Men Missions Papua New Guinea Papua New Guineans

8 ODiL PRDLA grant/ UCSD Libraries: Keesing / Scheffler Collections 8 Roger Keesing Papers,  Cultural and linguistic anthropologist and his papers document the research and material generated from his interest in the Solomon Islands, primarily in the culture, history and language of the Kwaio people.  2,878 black and white 35mm negatives & color slides Harold Scheffler Papers,  Scheffler’s papers document his ethnographic research in the Solomon Islands, specifically his dissertation fieldwork on Choiseul Island and his comparative study of religious revitalization movements and separatist churches on Rendova Island.  1,370 black and white 35mm negatives & color slides

9 9 Title: Men plaiting a wall of a house. Roger M. Keesing Papers, Date : Subject Headings: Building - Solomon Islands Dwelling – Solomon Islands Men – Solomon Islands Weaving – Solomon Islands

10 10 Title: Marketing or dividing betel nuts (areca). Roger M. Keesing Papers, Date : Subject Headings: Betel nut--Solomon Islands Men--Solomon Islands Tatooing --Solomon Islands

11 11 Title: Canoe prow sculpture attached to canoe. Harold Scheffler Papers, Date: 1967 Subject Headings: Canoes--Solomon Islands Ghizo (Solomon Islands) Sculpture--Solomon Islands Choiseul Islanders (Solomon Islands people)

12 12 Title: Man with shell valuable. Ring with two anthropomorphic figures. Harold Scheffler Papers, Date: Subject Headings: Portraits--Solomon Islands Shell money-- Solomon Islands Choiseul Islanders (Solomon Islands people) Choiseul (Solomon Islands) Men--Solomon Islands

13 Discovery and Delivery 13 UCSD Libraries Digital Collections  Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Public Access System Online Archive of California  Finding Aids with links to digital objects PRDLA Archives  OAI-Harvesting metadata

14 UCSD Libraries: Digital Library Collections Home Page 14

15 UCSD Libraries: Digital Library Collections Search Results 15

16 UCSD Libraries: Digital Library Collections Digital Object Viewer 16

17 Online Archive of California: Finding Aids 17

18 Harvestable DC Metadata Website for URL resolve 18 UCSD Libraries OAI-Harvesting Infrastructure – Testing with PRDLA Archive

19 Project Milestones 19 Melanesian collections available in UCSD Libraries Digital Library Collections: January 2010 OAI-PMH harvest testing can begin: February 2010 Melanesian collections available in Online Archive of California: March 2010 NEH grant decision: May 2010

20 Questions? Queries can be sent to:  Robin Chandler  Luc Declerck Thank You 20


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