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1 Library/Museum Collaboration in Detroit

2 Agenda About your speakers About your speakers About WSU About WSU About Detroit About Detroit About our projects About our projects

3 Introductions Jeff Trzeciak Jeff Trzeciak Associate Dean Associate Dean Currently working on a PhD in Instructional Design Currently working on a PhD in Instructional Design PI on many of the grants awarded to WSU. PI on many of the grants awarded to WSU.

4 Introductions Shawn McCann Shawn McCann Web Librarian Web Librarian Adjunct Instructor, Library and Information Science Program Adjunct Instructor, Library and Information Science Program

5 Introductions Matthew Martin Matthew Martin Digital Projects Librarian Digital Projects Librarian

6 About WSU

7 Introduction – About WSU Wayne State Wayne State Research Extensive Research Extensive 2,700 faculty 2,700 faculty 33,000 students 33,000 students More than 350 programs with strengths in Law, Med, Business, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Education, Fine and Performing Arts More than 350 programs with strengths in Law, Med, Business, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Education, Fine and Performing Arts Two campuses in the heart of the Cultural Center, Detroit Two campuses in the heart of the Cultural Center, Detroit Five extension centers Five extension centers

8 Introduction – About WSU University Libraries University Libraries 5 libraries (Law/Medicine) 5 libraries (Law/Medicine) Office for Teaching and Learning Office for Teaching and Learning Media Services (300 classrooms) Media Services (300 classrooms) Open access labs (800 computers) Open access labs (800 computers) Advanced Computing Facility Advanced Computing Facility Mathematics Lab Mathematics Lab UGL: 10,000 visitors/day

9 Introduction – About WSU Staff: 194 (106 prof/88 support) Staff: 194 (106 prof/88 support) Blended librarians Blended librarians IT Staff IT Staff Instructional Designers Instructional Designers Audio-Video Specialists Audio-Video Specialists Multi-media Specialists Multi-media Specialists

10 Introduction – About WSU Budget: Budget: Materials: $7m (1 st in % on e) Materials: $7m (1 st in % on e) Salaries: $9.5m Salaries: $9.5m #1 among ARL’s in % of materials budget expended on e-resources #1 among ARL’s in % of materials budget expended on e-resources

11 Library and Information Science Nearly 600 students Nearly 600 students Instructional design emphasis Instructional design emphasis Digital project track (new) Digital project track (new) Adjunct faculty (practitioners) Adjunct faculty (practitioners)

12 The Urban Lab

13 Detroit Public Library Detroit Public Library Detroit Historical Museums Detroit Historical Museums Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Institute of Arts Science Museum Science Museum African American Museum African American Museum Children’s Museum Children’s Museum Detroit Symphony Detroit Symphony Center for Creative Studies Center for Creative Studies Detroit Opera Detroit Opera The Urban Lab

14 Proximity lends itself to close collaboration Proximity lends itself to close collaboration WSU’s commitment to the community WSU’s commitment to the community WSU has close ties to a variety of institutions: WSU has close ties to a variety of institutions: K-12 Community K-12 Community Cultural Heritage Organizations Cultural Heritage Organizations City of Detroit City of Detroit The Urban Lab

15 Our location provides unique opportunities for collaboration among libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage organizations. Our location provides unique opportunities for collaboration among libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage organizations.

16 The Urban Lab Three successful IMLS proposals in three years (2002, 2003, and 2004) Three successful IMLS proposals in three years (2002, 2003, and 2004) More than $1m in funding More than $1m in funding

17 The Urban Lab 2002: Virtual Motor City 2002: Virtual Motor City WSU Libraries WSU Libraries Reuther Archives Reuther Archives 16,000 images (selected from 800,000) 16,000 images (selected from 800,000) Detroit News photo morgue Detroit News photo morgue

18 The Urban Lab 2003 Digital Dress 2003 Digital Dress Collaboration with: Collaboration with: WSU Libraries WSU Libraries Detroit Historical Museums Detroit Historical Museums The Henry Ford The Henry Ford Meadow Brook Hall Meadow Brook Hall 5,000 images 5,000 images

19 The Urban Lab FUNDED: 21 st Century Digital Projects Librarians FUNDED: 21 st Century Digital Projects Librarians Prepare LIS students for 21 st century digital librarianship Prepare LIS students for 21 st century digital librarianship

20 The Urban Lab Collaboration with: Collaboration with: WSU Libraries WSU Libraries WSU Library and Information Science Program WSU Library and Information Science Program WSU Reuther Archives WSU Reuther Archives Detroit Public Library Detroit Public Library Detroit Historical Museums Detroit Historical Museums Michigan State University Libraries Michigan State University Libraries The Henry Ford (Museum) The Henry Ford (Museum)

21 The Urban Lab Students will rotate Students will rotate Experience digital projects at Experience digital projects at public library, public library, academic library, academic library, archives, archives, museum museum

22 The Urban Lab PROPOSAL: 21 st Century Fine and Performing Arts Librarians PROPOSAL: 21 st Century Fine and Performing Arts Librarians Prepare LIS students for 21 st century librarianship in cultural heritage institutions Prepare LIS students for 21 st century librarianship in cultural heritage institutions

23 The Urban Lab Collaboration with Collaboration with WSU Libraries, WSU Libraries, Library and Information Science Program Library and Information Science Program Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Symphony Detroit Symphony Michigan Opera Michigan Opera

24 The Urban Lab Students will be partnered with senior staff to gain valuable experiences in: Students will be partnered with senior staff to gain valuable experiences in: Well-established art library (DIA) Well-established art library (DIA) Well-established music library (DSO) Well-established music library (DSO) Newly created library (MOT) Newly created library (MOT)

25 The Urban Lab Proposal: Design Detroit Proposal: Design Detroit Collaboration with: Collaboration with: Detroit Historical Museums Detroit Historical Museums Cranbrook Cranbrook The Henry Ford The Henry Ford Images related to Detroit’s influence on 20 th century design movements Images related to Detroit’s influence on 20 th century design movements

26 The Urban Lab And on…and on…and on… And on…and on…and on… Kantrowitz – images from the first US whole heart transplant Kantrowitz – images from the first US whole heart transplant Herman Miller – images from the Zeeland furniture manufacturer Herman Miller – images from the Zeeland furniture manufacturer Tony Spina – Images from the Detroit Free Press Tony Spina – Images from the Detroit Free Press 2-D and 3-D objects (mostly in the fine, performing, creative arts; photojournalism) 2-D and 3-D objects (mostly in the fine, performing, creative arts; photojournalism)

27 Introductions Matthew Martin Matthew Martin Shawn McCann Shawn McCann Process Process Martinizing the McCannical Martinizing the McCannical

28 Digital Dress: 200 Years of Urban Style A Model Web Portal for Library/Museum Collaboration

29 What Digital Dress Was Like

30 Presentation Outline Project Background Project Background Data and Data Issues Data and Data Issues Images and Image Issues Images and Image Issues

31 Project Background

32 Dorthea June Grossbart Costume Collection Costume Collection owned by the Fashion Design and Merchandizing Department at Wayne State Costume Collection owned by the Fashion Design and Merchandizing Department at Wayne State Contains 400 physical pieces Contains 400 physical pieces Pieces are from 19th and 20th centuries Pieces are from 19th and 20th centuries

33 Dorthea June Grossbart Costume Collection Demonstration Project (January 2002) Demonstration Project (January 2002) 1st Digitization project 1st Digitization project 360 images of approximately 80 pieces 360 images of approximately 80 pieces Creation of Web accessible digital collection Creation of Web accessible digital collection

34 Costume Collection Web Site

35 Dorthea June Grossbart Costume Collection Learning Experience Learning Experience Technology Acquisition Technology Acquisition Digital Library eXtension Service (DLXS) Digital Library eXtension Service (DLXS) Sample Collection Sample Collection

36 Digital Dress Combine costume collections from several institutions in Metro Detroit into one searchable Web accessible databases Combine costume collections from several institutions in Metro Detroit into one searchable Web accessible databases Collections number more than 40,000 items from 200 years of fashion (1800- 2000) Collections number more than 40,000 items from 200 years of fashion (1800- 2000) IMLS 2003 National Leadership Grant for Museum and Library Collaboration IMLS 2003 National Leadership Grant for Museum and Library Collaboration 2 year period and award of $249,443 2 year period and award of $249,443

37 Digital Dress: Partners Detroit Historical Museums Detroit Historical Museums 30,000 items from a wide range of Detroit denizens 30,000 items from a wide range of Detroit denizens Henry Ford Museum Henry Ford Museum 10,000 pieces ranging from everyday dress to couture garments 10,000 pieces ranging from everyday dress to couture garments Meadow Brook Hall Meadow Brook Hall 500 pieces from Matilda Dodge Wilson and family 500 pieces from Matilda Dodge Wilson and family

38 Digital Dress: Partners Wayne State University Library System Wayne State University Library System Charged with creating, structuring, maintaining the Web accessible collection Charged with creating, structuring, maintaining the Web accessible collection Wayne State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandizing Wayne State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandizing Contribute images from DJG Costume Collection Contribute images from DJG Costume Collection Faculty Members provide expertise and conduct testing Faculty Members provide expertise and conduct testing

39 Digital Dress: Goals Build a unique resource that virtually unifies our collections and provides a new means of access while preserving the existing collections Build a unique resource that virtually unifies our collections and provides a new means of access while preserving the existing collections Create a simple and powerful portal that promotes use of our multi- institutional collection Create a simple and powerful portal that promotes use of our multi- institutional collection Serve as a model for library/museum collaborations Serve as a model for library/museum collaborations

40 The Data

41 Metadata Sources Data comes from a variety of sources Data comes from a variety of sources Detroit Historical Museums: FoxPro database Detroit Historical Museums: FoxPro database Henry Ford: Argus database Henry Ford: Argus database Meadow Brook Hall: Paper Database (3x5 cards) Meadow Brook Hall: Paper Database (3x5 cards)

42 Data Issues Integrating data from different sources Integrating data from different sources Partners do not use the same field names Partners do not use the same field names Partners have different numbers of fields Partners have different numbers of fields Partners have different needs for searching Partners have different needs for searching

43 How Do We Make It Work? ISSUE: Integrating data from different sources ISSUE: Integrating data from different sources Solution: Export data to a common format

44 How Do We Make It Work? ISSUE: Partners do not use the same field names ISSUE: Partners do not use the same field names ISSUE: Partners have different numbers of fields ISSUE: Partners have different numbers of fields ISSUE: Partners have different needs for searching ISSUE: Partners have different needs for searching SOLUTION: Give each partner their own collection

45 How Do We Make it Unified? DLXS allows for cross-collection searching DLXS allows for cross-collection searching We establish common fields amongst the collections (read: Dublin Core) We establish common fields amongst the collections (read: Dublin Core) We use controlled vocabulary where possible for subject terms We use controlled vocabulary where possible for subject terms Library of Congress Subject Headings Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus

46 Detroit Historical Collection Site

47 Henry Ford Collection Site

48 Meadow Brook Hall Collection Site

49 Search/Browse Results

50 Full-Image View

51 Description View

52 Unified Search Page

53 HF DH MB Export data and add image filenames Work Flow (Data) WSU Convert data to HTML tables and create Dublin Core mappings Use DLXS to convert HTML to SGML, normalize, and index DLXS

54 The Images

55 Image Standards File Formats File Formats TIF (uncompressed) - Archival image TIF (uncompressed) - Archival image JPG - Access Images (Web) JPG - Access Images (Web) 100 pixel max dimension Thumbnail 100 pixel max dimension Thumbnail 1500 pixel max dimension access image 1500 pixel max dimension access image JP2 (JPEG 2000) - through DLXS is used to create access jpgs on the fly for zooming and panning JP2 (JPEG 2000) - through DLXS is used to create access jpgs on the fly for zooming and panning

56 Photography Standards Professional Photographers Professional Photographers Neutral, plain backdrop Neutral, plain backdrop Dress forms Dress forms 6 megapixel digital camera (minimum) 6 megapixel digital camera (minimum) At least 4 pictures per garment (front, side, back, 3/4 angle) At least 4 pictures per garment (front, side, back, 3/4 angle)

57 3/4 and Front Views

58 Side and Back Views

59 Detail Views

60 Label Views

61 Interior View

62 Photographers WSU DLXS WSU rep. downloads images to laptop, and renames files At WSU batch process set up to create thumbnail images and access images for DLXS Workflow(images) Tif Images copied to a storage array

63 Toys and Art Detroit Historical Museum. Detroit Historical Museum. IMLS Grant recipients do the digitization and metadata creation. IMLS Grant recipients do the digitization and metadata creation. Digital Video and Photography. Digital Video and Photography. WSU Art Collection WSU Art Collection Students work under guidance of the curator. Students work under guidance of the curator. Still photography and QTVR. Still photography and QTVR.

64 Student Research Metadata Standards. Metadata Standards. Digital Image Formats and Standards. Digital Image Formats and Standards. Digital Video Standards. Digital Video Standards. QuickTime VR. QuickTime VR. Digital Collection Software. Digital Collection Software.

65 Training Digital Photography Scanning Videography QTVR MacOS

66 Digital Collecting

67 Digital Image Standards Uncompressed TIFFs stored on Xserv. Uncompressed TIFFs stored on Xserv. JPEG 2000 will be used for display on the world wide web. JPEG 2000 will be used for display on the world wide web. One file has the ability to be displayed at different sizes. One file has the ability to be displayed at different sizes.

68 Digital Video Standards QuickTime MPEG 4 QuickTime MPEG 4 MPEG-4 is an ISO/IEC standard developed by MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group). MPEG-4 is an ISO/IEC standard developed by MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group). Flash Video FLV. Flash Video FLV. Proprietary. Proprietary. Capturing objects that have motion and sound using a Sony HC 5 miniDV. Capturing objects that have motion and sound using a Sony HC 5 miniDV. Continue testing different compression techniques including H.264, Sorenson, Real, WMV, and Flash video encoder Continue testing different compression techniques including H.264, Sorenson, Real, WMV, and Flash video encoder

69 QTVR Positives. Positives. Free. Free. Modest demand on client side technology. Modest demand on client side technology. Dynamic, interactive presentation. Dynamic, interactive presentation. Negatives. Negatives. Detail can be lost. Detail can be lost. Heavy demand on server. Heavy demand on server. Images can be warped and not to scale at all times. Images can be warped and not to scale at all times.

70 QTVR Recommendations. Recommendations. Only use QTVR for objects that would benefit the user to see all sides. Only use QTVR for objects that would benefit the user to see all sides. Use QTVR in combination with traditional still images Use QTVR in combination with traditional still images

71 Workflow Pre production. Pre production. Prep art. Flat art attached to foam core. Prep art. Flat art attached to foam core. Set camera for Raw image capture @ ISO 200 Set camera for Raw image capture @ ISO 200 Post Production Post Production RAW images are cropped, color corrected, and sharpened in PhotoShop. RAW images are cropped, color corrected, and sharpened in PhotoShop. Saved as archival TIFFs without compression. Saved as archival TIFFs without compression. TIFFs are stored on storage.lib.wayne.edu. TIFFs are stored on storage.lib.wayne.edu. TIFFs are also used to convert JP2000s and Thumbs using Graphic Converter. TIFFs are also used to convert JP2000s and Thumbs using Graphic Converter.

72 3D Objects

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74 3D Objects Detail

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76 Delivery Options

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78 Discussion


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