Digital Libraries

Author: David Stern
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134730683
Format: PDF, ePub
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An unparalleled overview of current design considerations for your digital library! Digital Libraries: Philosophies, Technical Design Considerations, and Example Scenarios is a balanced overview of public services, collection development, administration, and systems support, for digital libraries, with advice on adopting the latest technologies that appear on the scene. As a professional in the library and information science field, you will benefit from this special issue that serves as an overview of selected directions, trends, possibilities, limitations, enhancements, design principals, and ongoing projects for integrated library and information systems. In Digital Libraries, you will discover the latest ideas and research on digitizing and distributing online library material, including information on: organization and administration of new digital library facilities collection development in digital libraries technological infrastructures for seamlessly integrated computer databases over the Internet XML and other new standards for displaying data on the web interface design issues in the search environment object oriented interfaces and improved searching possibilities a brief history of patents on the internet Digital Libraries is a working reference for your digital library-specific problems. Split into three related sections: Philosophies, Technical Design Considerations, and Example Scenarios, Digital Libraries addresses the many complexities and new issues that have evolved with the development of digital libraries and their future technologies. You will gain a thorough understanding of the public service and design considerations that are necessary to take your digital library into the 21st century.

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Author: Julio Gonzalo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540446362
Format: PDF
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, ECDL 2006, held in Alicante, Spain in September 2006. The 36 revised full papers presented together with the extended abstracts of 18 demo papers and 15 revised poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 159 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on architectures, preservation, retrieval, applications, methodology, metadata, evaluation, user studies, modeling, audiovisual content, and language technologies.

Engineering Libraries

Author: Thomas W. Conkling
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780789016737
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provide top-flight services in this highly specialized field! This groundbreaking book provides state-of-the-art information on one of the most useful library specialties. Engineering Libraries: Building Collections and Delivering Services is designed for information professionals at all levels of expertise, from new practitioners to specialists in science and engineering. It shows how you can provide top-notch service by designing programs around the genuine needs of the users. Previous books in this field have generally covered only the engineering literature and databases. However, Engineering Libraries focuses on the practical aspects of providing user-friendly information services in an engineering environment. The suggestions and advice are eminently practical and designed for immediate usability. It also reviews the state of scientific communication and progress toward digital libraries. Engineering Libraries offers solid expertise on the fundamental issues of this branch of information science, including: establishing a collection innovative uses of the Web. instructing users assessing services providing services to varied user populations Engineering Libraries is an essential resource for librarians in science, technology, and engineering programs. It is also a valuable text for graduate students and faculty in library science.

Introduction to Digital Libraries

Author: Gobinda G. Chowdhury
Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited
Format: PDF
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"This books presents a holistic view of the new digital library scene ... it is an essential guide to good digital practice and techniques" - back cover.


Author: Jean Anker
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Vols. 4-24 include Communications of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA-FIAB).