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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> 1 Europeana and EuropeanaLocal the role of local and regional digital cultural content in the Europeana service Europeana and EuropeanaLocal the role of local and regional digital cultural content in the Europeana service Sofia 2008 12 November 2008 Rob Davies, Scientific Co-ordinator EuropeanaLocal </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> 2 Digital Libraries Initiative (DLI) http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/index_en.htm http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/digital_libraries/index_en.htm Flagship project of i2010 Flagship project of i2010 Letter by six Heads of State and Government to the European Commission (2005) Letter by six Heads of State and Government to the European Commission (2005) Advocated creation of a virtual European library Advocated creation of a virtual European library Aiming to make Europes cultural and scientific records accessible to all Aiming to make Europes cultural and scientific records accessible to all Positive response from the Commission Positive response from the Commission Outline strategy: Communication "i2010: Digital Libraries" Outline strategy: Communication "i2010: Digital Libraries" Communication on access to scientific information in the digital age (2007) Communication on access to scientific information in the digital age (2007) </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> 3 Focus of the DLI Make Europe's rich and diverse cultural and scientific heritage easier and more interesting to use online Make Europe's rich and diverse cultural and scientific heritage easier and more interesting to use online for work, leisure and/or study for work, leisure and/or study books, films, maps, photographs, music, etc books, films, maps, photographs, music, etc Combine multicultural and multilingual environments with technological advances and new business models Combine multicultural and multilingual environments with technological advances and new business models Two strands: Two strands: Cultural heritage: Cultural heritage: build a common European Digital Library build a common European Digital Library Scientific heritage: Scientific heritage: ensure current and future access for research and innovation purposes. ensure current and future access for research and innovation purposes. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> 4 The EU Vision Across Museums, Archives, Libraries, Audiovisual Archives and other content owners Across Museums, Archives, Libraries, Audiovisual Archives and other content owners Centres of Competence Centres of Competence Access Digitisation Preservation </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> 5 For the users it is not important whether the sources of knowledge and experience are kept by archives, libraries or museums, but to get access to the sources they want, and to be able to use these sources across types of sources and sectors of institutions. For the users it is not important whether the sources of knowledge and experience are kept by archives, libraries or museums, but to get access to the sources they want, and to be able to use these sources across types of sources and sectors of institutions. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 6 Predecessor infrastructural projects TEL (The European Library) TEL (The European Library) Collaborative platform of 48 CENL national libraries Collaborative platform of 48 CENL national libraries Managed by The European Library Office, KL Netherlands Managed by The European Library Office, KL Netherlands Free searching, object level, standardised metadata, multilingual access Free searching, object level, standardised metadata, multilingual access Sequence of projects ((IST, eContentplus) 2003- Sequence of projects ((IST, eContentplus) 2003- Each bringing in more national libraries and advancing technically Each bringing in more national libraries and advancing technically MICHAEL/MICHAELPLus (2004-8) MICHAEL/MICHAELPLus (2004-8) Driven mainly by Ministries of Culture Driven mainly by Ministries of Culture Funded under e-Ten Funded under e-Ten Access to collection descriptions Access to collection descriptions Research projects ( FP6/ICT) Research projects ( FP6/ICT) DELOS, BRICKS, QVIZ and more DELOS, BRICKS, QVIZ and more </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 7 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> 8 End of 2006: full collaboration among EU National Libraries End of 2006: full collaboration among EU National Libraries From 2007 collaboration to be expanded to Archives, Museums and Audiovisual Archives From 2007 collaboration to be expanded to Archives, Museums and Audiovisual Archives November 2007: EDL Foundation in place November 2007: EDL Foundation in place major European associations of archives, audiovisual archives, museums and libraries as founders major European associations of archives, audiovisual archives, museums and libraries as founders 2,000,000 books, films, photographs, manuscripts, and other cultural works accessible by 2008 2,000,000 books, films, photographs, manuscripts, and other cultural works accessible by 2008 At least 6,000,000 works by 2010 At least 6,000,000 works by 2010 The roadmap to a European Digital Library </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> 9 Thematic Network: Europeana.Net (2007-9) Establish trust between the institutions Create the organisational structure for Europeana Tackle domain interoperability issues (standards) Propose a practical implementation/prototype Business model Annual cost 3.6 million EUR EC projects + national ministries + site revenue Item or object level Make recommendations for future research Europeana Europeana </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> 10 </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> 11 European Commission commitment New project cluster under eContent+ (already/about to be under contract) New project cluster under eContent+ (already/about to be under contract) EuropeanaLocal (began June 2008) Athena European Film Gateway (national archives) Apenet (national archives) New projects coming under eContentplus and CIP New projects coming under eContentplus and CIP EuropeanaV1, EuropeanaConnect (under negotiation) EuropeanaV1, EuropeanaConnect (under negotiation) etc etc </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> 12 </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> 13 EuropeanaLocal (2008-11) Best Practice Network Best Practice Network 36 months 36 months 4.3 million EUR 4.3 million EUR Improve interoperability of digital content sourced by regional/local libraries, museums, archives Improve interoperability of digital content sourced by regional/local libraries, museums, archives 20 million items 20 million items Large pilot implementation: 27 countries Large pilot implementation: 27 countries Local content infrastructure for harvesting and indexing metadata (objects stay on original sites) Local content infrastructure for harvesting and indexing metadata (objects stay on original sites) OAI-PMH repositories OAI-PMH repositories Europe wide network of repositories/ aggregations Europe wide network of repositories/ aggregations map existing metadata to Europeana Metadata Application Profile map existing metadata to Europeana Metadata Application Profile local vocabularies SKOSified local vocabularies SKOSified Establish easy processes for making metadata available Establish easy processes for making metadata available to Europeana and other services (tourism, education, family history, research) to Europeana and other services (tourism, education, family history, research) </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> 14 Important local content types Items and collections of high cultural value (treasures) held at local or regional level Items and collections of high cultural value (treasures) held at local or regional level Specific local collections held by libraries, museums and archives, local audio-visual archives Specific local collections held by libraries, museums and archives, local audio-visual archives Images high in the mix Images high in the mix Public domain cultural records held by archives etc. Public domain cultural records held by archives etc. Promote content contribution from local users/communities Promote content contribution from local users/communities More digitisation needed for full representation of all localities More digitisation needed for full representation of all localities </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> 15 Europeana content holders Content level (infinite) Local level (1000s) National level (10s) European level (1) European Digital Library Virtual Information Space National Archives National Libraries Aggregated repositories Archives Items &amp; Collections Libraries Items &amp; Collections Museums Items &amp; Collections </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> 16 Variable starting points Advanced practice among EuropeanaLocal partners in implementing digital libraries, portals, OAI-PMH etc Advanced practice among EuropeanaLocal partners in implementing digital libraries, portals, OAI-PMH etc France, Norway, Poland, Spain, UK etc France, Norway, Poland, Spain, UK etc Limited progress Limited progress Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Romania etc Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Romania etc Spectrum from somewhat centralised to very regional/local Spectrum from somewhat centralised to very regional/local Centralised initiatives seldom have full country coverage Centralised initiatives seldom have full country coverage Europeana target for national portal aggregations is 14 member states by 2012 Europeana target for national portal aggregations is 14 member states by 2012 Currently 6 or 7 underway? Currently 6 or 7 underway? Collection level or item level? Collection level or item level? EuropeanaLocal: phased approach EuropeanaLocal: phased approach </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> 17 EuropeanaLocal partners: types of organisation EDLFoundation EDLFoundation 1 Ministry of Culture (as aggregators of local content) 1 Ministry of Culture (as aggregators of local content) 2 national libraries 2 national museums () 2 national libraries 2 national museums () 3 national cultural agencies () 3 national cultural agencies () 5 regional cultural authorities 5 regional cultural authorities 7 public libraries 7 public libraries 1 local museum 1 local museum 1 research foundation 1 research foundation 1 regional digital library provider 1 regional digital library provider 7 private sector organisations 7 private sector organisations </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> 18 Open Archive Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting Item metadata URL Collection metadata Object Reuse and Exchange Object data OAI-PMH Repository &amp; Toolkit Metadata storage Object data model for storage of metadata according to a joint EDLocal application profile Data migration toolkit Tools to facilitate migration of metadata from existing object data model to repository including harmonization Web Service GetRecord, Identify, ListIdentifiers, ListMetaDataFormats, ListRecords, ListSets </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> 19 Europeana Semantic Elements (ESE) Metadata defined to match specific functionality of prototype Metadata defined to match specific functionality of prototype Mixture of simple DC plus some qualifiers + 2 new elements Mixture of simple DC plus some qualifiers + 2 new elements User tag: public tags created by registered users User tag: public tags created by registered users No Europeana application profile proposed yet No Europeana application profile proposed yet data used with existing schemas data used with existing schemas TEL application profile, DC (simple, qualified), MODS,METS. EAD, proprietary TEL application profile, DC (simple, qualified), MODS,METS. EAD, proprietary mapping and conversion done in-house at Europeana mapping and conversion done in-house at Europeana Longer term scalabiity Longer term scalabiity will require decentralisation will require decentralisation automation of metadata conversion either at aggregator or central level automation of metadata conversion either at aggregator or central level </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> 20 Metadata enrichment Object data Persons and roles metadata Topical metadata Geography and coverage metadata Temporal metadata Mainly manually entered but also process text to look for person names Similar technology as is applied by search engines, extracting keywords and assigning relevance according to frequency Coverage is specifiEuropeana in any number of ways such as geographical names, administrative entities and coordinates. Need geo-metadata Difficult to get disambiguous temporal metadata but possible </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> 21 Future steps Prototype launched to EC, Council of Ministers, 19/20 Nov Prototype launched to EC, Council of Ministers, 19/20 Nov Europeana VI delivers first release early 2010 Institutions/aggregators use ESE till then Locally-implemented processes for metadata enrichment? Integrate complementary infrastructure and standards Semantic web OAI/ORE (Object Re-use and Exchange) RSS/|ATOM Multilingualism Place/geography Social networks Collection identification Rights expression (C20 black hole) Persistent identifiers </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> 22 www.europeanalocal.eu rob.davies@mdrpartners com </li> </ul>

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