Discover Digital Libraries
  • Author : Iris Xie
  • Release Date : 01 October 2015
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 13 : 0124171125

Discover Digital Libraries Book Summary

Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice is an ideal reference during a time when the emergence of digital libraries has provided users with an unprecedented opportunity for wider and easier access to a variety of information resources for both personal and scholarly use. This text presents a comprehensive overview of the different approaches and tools for each component of digital library development, including discussions of the social and legal issues associated with digital libraries and the application of social media. It provides further information on new formats, standards, technologies, best practices, and the evolving concepts of digital library design, evaluation, preservation, and digital curation in books. Users will find current research and the best practices of digital libraries, providing both US and international perspectives on the development of digital libraries and their components, including collection, digitalization, organization, design, sustainability, preservation, retrieval, and evaluation of digital libraries. Offers an overview of digital libraries and the conceptual and practical understanding of digital libraries Presents approaches and tools for each component of digital library development Discusses the sustainability, retrieval, services, and evaluation of digital libraries Highlights the impact, challenges, and trends of present and future development of digital libraries Synthesizes current research and the best practices of digital libraries, providing both US and international perspectives on the development of digital libraries and their components

Discover Digital Libraries

Discover Digital Libraries

Author : Iris Xie,Krystyna Matusiak
Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
Genre : Computers
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Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice is an ideal reference during a time when the emergence of digital libraries has provided users with an unprecedented opportunity for wider and easier access to a variety of information resources for both personal and scholarly use. This text presents a comprehensive overview of ...

Discover Digital Libraries

Discover Digital Libraries

Author : Iris Xie,Krystyna Matusiak
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Computers
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Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice is a book that integrates both research and practice concerning digital library development, use, preservation, and evaluation. The combination of current research and practical guidelines is a unique strength of this book. The authors bring in-depth expertise on different digital library issues and synthesize ...

Building Digital Libraries

Building Digital Libraries

Author : Kyle Banerjee,Terry Reese, Jr.
Publisher : American Library Association
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book will thoroughly orient LIS students and others new to the world of digital libraries, and also ensure that current professionals have the knowledge and guidance necessary to construct a digital repository from its inception....

Exploring Digital Libraries

Exploring Digital Libraries

Author : Karen Calhoun
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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File Size : 43,7 Mb
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A landmark textbook on digital libraries for LIS students, educators and practising information professionals throughout the world. Exploring Digital Libraries is a highly readable, thought-provoking authorative and in-depth treatment of the digital library arena that provides an up-to-date overview of the progress, nature and future impact of digital libraries, from ...

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age

Author : Svetla Baykoucheva
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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File Size : 41,5 Mb
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New digital technologies have transformed how scientific information is created, disseminated—and discovered. The emergence of new forms of scientific publishing based on open science and open access have caused a major shift in scientific communication and a restructuring of the flow of information. Specialized indexing services and search engines ...

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Author : Jaap Kamps,Giannis Tsakonas,Yannis Manolopoulos,Lazaros Iliadis,Ioannis Karydis
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Computers
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File Size : 41,8 Mb
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2017, held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in September 2017. The 39 full papers, 11 short papers, and 10 poster papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 106 submissions. In addition the book contains 7 doctoral consortium ...

Digital Library and Information Developments

Digital Library and Information Developments

Author : Ray Booth
Publisher : Scientific e-Resources
Genre : Uncategorized
Total View : 1427 Views
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The information technology explosion and its applications in every aspect of life have changed the entire scenario of the present world. The IT revolution and information explosion has led to the emergence of electronic information era. Advanced in internet technologies have made it seemingly possible and easy to create digital ...

Digital Library Preservation Strategies

Digital Library Preservation Strategies

Author : Nicholas Lawson
Publisher : Scientific e-Resources
Genre : Uncategorized
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Special libraries are facing increasing challenges today. The bigfgest challenge before them is how to demonstrate that they are the best source of specialized information despite reliance on the web for information. Special libraries therefore need to change in terms of their collections, roles, services and evolve strategies for managing ...