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Emily Dickinson on the iPad

Designing a digital collection for 21st century scholarship

Kelcy Shepherd

Head of Digital Programs, Frost Library kshepherd@amherst.edu

Howard Hanna

Web Developer, IT hhanna@amherst.edu

Aaron Coburn

Systems Administrator/Programmer, IT acoburn@amherst.edu

Who we are

Library and IT collaboration at Amherst College

Six million objects in search of a DAM

Double-click to add DAM joke

Out-of-the-box systems

Evaluating possibilities and limitations

Why Fedora?

Flexibility, metadata support, digital preservation

ZOMG, you want it when?!

Building a repository in six months or less

Digital repositories are data repositories

Anticipating and accommodating different types of objects

Digital repositories are data repositories We cannot always anticipate how the content will be used

Digital repositories are data repositories

We cannot always anticipate how the content will be used

Access

Who accesses your data: people, automata, devices

Distributed systems are complex

Monolithic systems do not scale

Interface at all levels

Every component uses and provides an interface

Cool URLs

Interface at all levels

Every component needs and provides an interface

RESTful APIs

Interface at all levels

Every component needs and provides an interface

Architecture Asynchronous, distributed, heterogenous

Architecture

Asynchronous, distributed, heterogenous

Architecture Content repositories

Architecture

Content repositories

Architecture User interface

Architecture

User interface

Architecture Semantic web

Architecture

Semantic web

Architecture Specialized content handling

Architecture

Specialized content handling

Architecture Data retrieval

Architecture

Data retrieval

Architecture Application messaging

Architecture

Application messaging

I want one too!

Where to begin

linked open data geographic interfaces Future Content, features, format natural history data oral histories visualization

linked open data

linked open data geographic interfaces Future Content, features, format natural history data oral histories visualization

geographic interfaces

Future

Content, features, format

linked open data geographic interfaces Future Content, features, format natural history data oral histories visualization

natural history data

linked open data geographic interfaces Future Content, features, format natural history data oral histories visualization

oral histories

linked open data geographic interfaces Future Content, features, format natural history data oral histories visualization

visualization