Strategies for Sustaining Digital Libraries
by K. Skinner, M. Halbert
Publisher: Emory University Digital Library 2008
Number of pages: 123
This collection of essays on sustaining digital libraries is a report of early findings from pioneers who have worked to establish digital libraries, not merely as experimental projects, but as ongoing services and collections intended to be sustained over time in ways consistent with the long-held practices of print-based libraries. Particularly during this period of extreme technological transition, it is imperative that programs across the nation - and indeed the world - actively share their innovations, experiences, and techniques in order to begin cultivating new standard practices. The collective sentiment of the field is that we must begin to transition from a punctuated, project-based mode of advancing innovative information services to an ongoing programmatic mode of sustaining digital libraries for the long haul.
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by Kikuo Asai - InTech
The book consists of 20 chapters, each addressing a certain aspect of human-computer interaction. It gives the reader background information on a subject and proposes a solution. This should serve as a valuable tool for professionals in this field.
by Howard Besser - Getty Research Institute
The book allows curators, librarians, collection managers, students to better understand the processes involved in building a cohesive set of digital images. It also explores how to link digitized images to the information required to manage them.
by Dennis Hart, Shirley Gregor - ANU E Press
This is a book on Information Systems as an academic discipline. The emphasis was on the adequacy and completeness of theoretical underpinnings and the research methods employed. The practical nature of the applications were kept firmly in view.
by Gang Wu - InTech
Web 3.0 will be built on semantic Web technologies, which will allow data to be shared and reused. This book explains examines how this powerful new technology can unify and fully leverage the ever-growing data, information, and Internet services.