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DevInno 4min-pitch PPT Deck - isbnKH project idea 20140224

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Published on February 24, 2014

Author: Vantharith

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isbnKH is an initiative of @SmallWorldPress, a 'social publishing' startup based in Phnom Penh.

isbnKH aims to build a free, online, centralized, open & collaborative repository of bibliographic database for books published in Cambodia.
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isbnKH For a more Open Access to Books Info in Cambodia Vantharith OUM SmallWorld Press/ OKFn Cambodia Fast pitch presentation 24th February 2014

The problem • Readers/ Librarians: Looking for info about books published in Cambodia? It’s like ‘finding needle in the sea!’ • Same issues faced by other stakeholders: Booksellers, Publishers, National Library…etc. • isbnKH: An open ISBN linked data repository/ #OpenBibliographic data for books published in Cambodia. Development Innovations 2

លលលល / ISBN: Int’l Standard Book Number Development Innovations 3

Our Inspirations product.okfn.org openfoodfacts.org km.wikipedia.org openlibrary.org Development Innovations Open Bibliographic Data Working Group openbiblio.net 4

Opening up Info on Books & Literacy • BIG IDEA: To build a free, online, centralized, open & collaborative repository of bibliographic database for books published in Cambodia. • TARGET BENIFICIRIES: Anyone virtually on the web, from students to parents, teachers to librarians and other players in book trade and literacy/education sector. Development Innovations 5

Basic Fields of the Database • • • • • • • • • ISBN Book title Cover Image Author, (Editor, Translator, Illustrator..., if any) Publisher, Year, Language Keywords/ Subjects Genres/ Collections And other relevant fields...etc. Development Innovations 6

Current Status • Talking around: Reaching out to SIPAR/IBBY & other publishers if they. • Next: Getting National Library of Cambodia (NLC) involved Development Innovations 7

Get Involved! • Join the Team: Refine the idea, develop a strategy & push the project forward. • Developers: to help build platform, API… • Be our Partners (e.g. publishers): Submit your book catalog & databases. • Be our Sponsors! After the Launch: • Be our Users and/or Contributors! Development Innovations 8

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