National Digital Library of Finland: How to Enable Access to Digital Cultural Material to Users of Today and to Future Generations Minna Karvonen IASSIST.
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National Digital Library of Finland: How to Enable Access to Digital Cultural Material to Users of Today and to Future Generations Minna Karvonen IASSIST 2009, 27.5.2009
2 National Information Society Policy in Finland Government Resolution on the Objectives of the National Information Society Policy 2007−2011 Information Society Action Plan 2007–2011 National Digital Library project Relating other areas: Science and research infrastructures Overall IT architecture for public administration Open learning environments National Information Society Strategy 2007-2015
3 National Digital Library of Finland 2008−2011 National Digital Library means: a common user interface for the information resources of libraries, archives and museums (in operation in 2011) digitisation of the most essential information resources of libraries, archives and museums development of a long-term preservation solution for electronic cultural heritage materials (a detailed plan in 2010) increasing competence National Digital Library will work as an aggregator for the European Digital Library Europeana.
4 National Digital Library – 700 libraries, museums & archives National Archives+ provincial archives = National Archive Service National Board of Antiquities/ National Museum of Finland Finnish National Gallery Finnish Museum of Natural History Regional museums Regional art museums National specialised museums Other museums Public libraries Special libraries National Library of Finland Municipal archives, other public administration archives and other archives National audio-visual archive Libraries in educational institutions Libraries in higher education institutions Government-subsidized and other private archives
5 Monitoring group Steering group Availability sectionTechnical expert group Long-term preservation section Working groups National Digital Library: development organisation
6 Back-end systems restricted materialsunrestricted materials National Digital Library Europeana and other external systems National long-term preservation system library, archive, museum systems and other systems metadata submission information packages (object + metadata) metadata dissemination information packages metadata National user interface metadata search object search Users search results
7 National Digital Library User Interface: operating principle One national view and institution-specific views (one installation with many views) Opens access to digital materials and services of libraries, archives and museums –Digital objects and reference data: pictures, documents, newspapers, studies, databases, videos and audio recordings Public domain material available for all Material which use requires identification –Licensed material (e.g. e-magazines, databases) –Material with restricted display and use (e.g. archive material) 7
8 User interface: searchable content in 2011 1,3 million pages of newspapers hundreds of thousands photographs and museum objects 1 million pages of archive material 50 million database references licenced material: 300 000 e-books, 20 000 e magazines
9 National Digital Libraries & Europeana Europeana National Digital Libraries: e.g. BAM, Culture.fr, Culturaitalia, CIDEC, National Digital Library of Finland Sectoral & Cross Sectoral Portals: Athena, Apenet, EFG, STERNA etc. Individual services of libraries, archives and museums
10 Benefits of the National Digital Library Project improves availability of electronic information resources and makes their use easier strengthens cooperation across organisational and sectoral borders reduces overlapping expenses from digitisation and management, distribution and preservation of electronic material in libraries, archives and museums improves interoperability, manageability and efficiency of processes preserves the potential of cultural heritage material as a source for education, research, creative activity, business and general access to information far into the future
11 What is needed to make this all happen? national guidelines national coordination mechanisms & governance common procedures and standards resources sustainability content good will, continuous interaction & capacity to change
12 www.minedu.fi From July 2009 Finnish-Swedish-English: www.kdk2011.fiwww.kdk2011.fi http://www.europeana.eu/portal/ http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/index_en.htm Minna Karvonen Secretary General/ National Digital Library Ministry of Education email@example.com Thank you! For more information