Quebec Digital infrastructure The year in review by rt3463df

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									Quebec Digital Infrastructure
The Year in Review



          Guy Teasdale
          ACCESS 2006
     Ottawa, October 14 2006

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     Main Players
   BAnQ – Bibliothèque et archives nationales
    du Québec
   CREPUQ (Conference of Rectors and
    Principals of Quebec Universities)
   Érudit
   Museums (Société des musées québécois)
   Quebec gov. (National Assembly,
    Publications Québec)
   CBC, Télé Québec, Cities, non profit orgs.   2
BAnQ
   BNQ 1967 -
   April 2005 Opening of la Grande Bibliothèque
    of the BNQ
   31 Jan 2006 Merger of ANQ + BNQ = BAnQ
   26Jan 2006 First meeting on the challenges
    of digitization
   Oct 2006 Second meeting – model of a QC DL
    presented

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BAnQ
   1996 begining of digitization activities
   2003- permanent digitization program
   3.2 M digital pages (books music score,
    periodicals, newspapers
   69 k images (postcards, posters,
   3 k audio files


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Meanwhile in the World
   Dec 2004 - Google print project :15 M
    ebooks by 2010
   Jan 2005 - CEO of BNF Jeanneney react in Le
    Monde “Quand Google défie l’Europe”
   Proposition for the Creation of European
    Digital Library (23/25 National libr. Approve)
   2010 European DL expect 6M ebooks
   Fev 2006 Franco network of DL (FR, QC, Can,
    Belg., Switz. Lux) next meeting in jan 2007

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Meanwhile in Canada...
   Towards a Canadian Digital Information Strategy
   Initial exploratory meeting – oct 2005
   4 thematic meetings Spring 2006
       Toward a Content Strategy (1): Digitization on a National
        Scale (Calgary)
       Toward a Content Strategy (2): Optimizing Digital Content
        Creation (Toronto)
       Building a Digital Preservation Infrastructure (Québec)
       Fostering Access and Use Within a Rights Framework
        (Vancouver)
   National Summit – December 2006
   Alouette Canada (CARL initiative nov 2005)
       Metadata toolkit

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BAnQ -Jan 2006 meeting
   Need of a national registry
   Disparity of expertises between large cities
    and regions
   Consensus on the necessity of standards
   Needs of training
   Concerns over Copyright , preservation
   BAnQ should be the leader and coordinator


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BAnQ - October 2006 meeting
   Different models were presented: France and Canada
   Claude Bonnelly presented his view
   Cooperation cooperation cooperation !
   Decentralized and cooperative model
   BAnQ as coordinator and leader of a network of
    regional nodes forming a table assembling rich and
    various expertise
   Well received because BAnQ is well represented in
    region with the Archives network and they want to
    deconcentrate


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CREPUQ
   Québec Virtual Research Library
   Working group created in 2000
       To maximize investments
       To develop common tools
       To develop partnership
   2002 report analyzing different models
    of digital libraries
   2003 working with DMR - project 10M$
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BRVQ Quebec virtual research library


   16 services identified in 4 axes
       User assistance
       Search tools
       Access and delivery
       Edition and dissemination
   Each service is associated with a model
       Collaborative,
       Federated
       Unified (eg Scholar portal)
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BRVQ Quebec virtual research library


2006 report validating the common vision
  of Library directors
 We have a model of services and
  architecture
 We have already implemented many
  collective and institutional services
  identified in the DMR document
 No centralized portal as in Ontario


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CREPUQ
   Electronic collection development :
       5.7M$ coordinated by Crepuq and 9.4M$ by CRKN
       many Univ approaching 50% of their budget for electronic
        documents
   Columbo (VDX server) launched in May 2006
   SFX implemented everywhere
   Virtual reference service (problem with French)
   Federated search (few impl. looking for a collective
    product)
   Archiving (looking options LOCKSS, partnership
    OCUL, CISTI ???)

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ÉRUDIT
   Non profit organisation created by Univ. de
    Montréal, Laval and UQAM
   18 000 scholarly articles from 48 journals
   150 000 backfiles projected
   Erudit schema adopted by www.persee.fr and
    www.cens.cnrs.fr = franco interoperability
   Hope: a canadian model through CFI project
    Synergy = canadian interop.

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