LibraryCloud is publicized on the Harvard Library Portal: http://library.harvard.edu/librarycloud

Ues caseTitleDescriptionAudienceExample requirementsTechnology Solution
 Web UI for building digital collectionsStaff user interface for Harvard curators to select metadata and links to digital objects for import into exhibition and digital collection platforms eg. Spotlight and OmekaCreators (Harvard staff and vendors) of CURIOSity collections such as Catching the Wave and Divinity UUSC records, CNA, EDA, SuiteSpot, Charlie Hebdo, etc.
  • Collection Builder tool
  • harvesting into select platforms
Collection Builder web application
 Web UI for exploring Harvard metadataStaff user interface to search, browse, and export all Harvard descriptive metadata and links to digital objectsHarvard curators, legal advisors and reviewers, library management and administrators, assessment staff
  • search on all metadata fields, eg.search for
    • digital objects with full text for HathiTrust
    • objects within a date range
    • objects in multiple libraries
  • report on search results
  • Export of selected item level metadata and links
  • LLT assessments
  • Collection Reporting

Search, browse, report web application

CSV exports

 Harvesting for metadata aggregatorsEnables metadata aggregators to harvest all Harvard Library descriptive metadata from a single feedOCLC, DPLA, DLEM, etc
  • harvest all items
  • harvest Harvard digital-only
  • harvest public-access only
  • harvest a defined collection
OAI-PMH for library cloud items and collections
 New Harvard Digital LibraryFeed a new discovery system for digital content in Harvard's DRSCreators (Harvard staff and vendors) of a union collection of digital content from Harvard's DRS
  • Harvest metadata to enable search and browse of Harvard digital content
OAI-PMH
 API for innovation labsEnables software developers to re-purpose Harvard Library metadataLaw School Library Innovation Lab, Berkman-Klein Center, Metalab, CS-50, etc.
  • Find all public items
  • Find all digital image items
RESTful item search API
 API for library administrative app developmentEnables library staff to re-purpose Harvard Library metadataProgrammers provided by collection development staff, ITS staff
  • Find all digital objects with full text for HathiTrust
  • Find objects within a date range
  • Find all objects in multiple libraries
Is an API needed or a Web application?
 Enable creation of Linked DataEnables up to date publication of library metadata as linked dataSearch engines, LD4L collaborators, Library of Congress
  • Find Harvard items by a given author in Library of Congress Name Authority File (NAF)

Triple store

SPARQL endpoint

 Ingesting non-Harvard metadataBuild digital collections with metadata from non-Harvard sourcesCurators of multi-institutional collections
  • Emily Dickinson Archive-like collections
  • Beyond Words
  • CANA