Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice by Iris Xie, Krystyna Matusiak

By Iris Xie, Krystyna Matusiak

Discover electronic Libraries: idea and Practice is a booklet that integrates either learn and perform bearing on electronic library improvement, use, protection, and evaluate. the mix of present learn and functional directions is a different energy of this ebook. The authors convey in-depth services on various electronic library concerns and synthesize theoretical and sensible views correct to researchers, practitioners, and students.

The e-book offers a finished evaluation of the several techniques and instruments for electronic library improvement, together with discussions of the social and criminal concerns linked to electronic libraries. Readers will locate present learn and the easiest practices of electronic libraries, delivering either US and foreign views at the improvement of electronic libraries and their elements, together with assortment, digitization, metadata, interface layout, sustainability, maintenance, retrieval, and overview of electronic libraries.

  • Offers an outline of electronic libraries and the conceptual and useful knowing of electronic libraries
  • Presents the lifecycle of electronic library layout, use, renovation and review, together with assortment improvement, digitization of static and multimedia assets, metadata, electronic library improvement and interface layout, electronic details looking, electronic renovation, and electronic library evaluation
  • Synthesizes present study and the easiest practices of electronic libraries, offering either US and foreign views at the improvement of electronic libraries
  • Introduces new advancements within the zone of electronic libraries, equivalent to large-scale electronic libraries, social media functions in electronic libraries, multilingual electronic libraries, electronic curation, associated information, fast catch, guidance for the digitization of multimedia resources
  • Highlights the impression, demanding situations, feedback for overcoming those demanding situations, and developments of current and destiny improvement of electronic libraries deals a entire bibliography for every chapter

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5 pages per article from 1997 to 2007. • Fourth, the average cost to maintain the content and access per institution may decrease along the way. The costs for larger institutions and medium/small institutions are different. While large institutions experience declining cost per use, medium/small institutions’ costs increase. JSTOR played a significant role in facilitating the transition from print to electronic publishing in serial publications. However, creating the JSTOR repository was not an easy task.

2006). Metadata aggregation and automated digital libraries: a retrospective on the NSDL experience. In: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries. ACM, New York, NY, pp. 230–239. , 2005. What is a digital library anyway, anymore? Beyond search and access in the NSDL. D-Lib Mag. html. , 1995. Accessing spatial data online: project Alexandria. Information technology and libraries 14 (2), 93. , 2009. Academic digital libraries of the future: an environment scan. New Rev.

From the practice perspective, there is a lack of guidelines for the management of digital libraries. Evolution of digital libraries 21 BUILDING THE CONTENT AND OPENING ACCESS: 2000s In the 2000s, digital library development rose to a new level. “By the end of the 1990s, digital libraries were no longer a novelty” (Arms, 2012, p. 583). Meanwhile, government funding ended. “As of 2005, it seems a virtual certainty that substantial programmatic US government funding of digital libraries research in terms of the construction of prototype systems is at an end” (Lynch, 2005, para.

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