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Digital library developments - a realistic future?

Brindley, Lynne and Law, Derek (1997) Digital library developments - a realistic future? Inspel, 31 (4). pp. 195-203. ISSN 0019-0217

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Abstract

Considers the building blocks necessary to build digital libraries, examines a large number of Euroipean projects and notes the absence of any sustainable and scalable economic model. Concludes that librarians have no alternative but to proceed and become more involved.