Chowdhury, G. and Chowdhury, S. (2002) Introduction to digital libraries. Facet Publishing, UK. ISBN 1-85604-465-3Full text not available in this repository.
This book presents a holistic view of the new digital library scene. Supported by a wealth of international examples, it is an essential guide to good digital practice and techniques. The authors have experience both in teaching courses on digital libraries and in actively researching them, and the text is based on evidence provided by models of major digital library research projects around the globe. Key topics include: digital libraries: definition and characteristics; features of some digital libraries; digital library design; digital library research; collection management; digitization; information organization; information access and user interface; information retrieval in digital libraries; digital archiving and preservation; digital library services; social, economic and legal issues; digital library evaluation; digital libraries and the information profession; trends in digital library research and development.
|Keywords:||digital libraries, information organisation, information management, digital archive, digital preservation, Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Subjects:||Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences|
Professional Services > Information Services Directorate
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||18 Feb 2007|
|Last modified:||12 Mar 2012 10:38|
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