Digital libraries [electronic resource] : principles and practice in a global environment / Lucy A. Tedd, Andrew Large.
- München : K.G. Saur, 2005.
1 online resource (299 p.)
- Digital libraries.
- Electronic books.
- This book introduces readers to the principles underlying digital libraries, illustrating these principles by reference to a wide range of digital library practices throughout the world. Individual chapters deal with issues such as: digital library users and the services that are offered to them, the standards and protocols with which digital libraries must operate in order to cooperate with other institutions, and issues such as the administration of digital libraries, including discussion of intellectual property rights and preservation issues. A final chapter comprises eight case studies
- Front matter; Contents; List of Figures and Table; Preface; Chapter 1. Digital Libraries in Context; Chapter 2. Digital Libraries: Users and Services; Chapter 3. Digital Information Sources; Chapter 4. Standards and Interoperability; Chapter 5. Organizing Access to Digital Information Sources; Chapter 6. Interface Design; Chapter 7. Searching and Browsing; Chapter 8. Practical Issues; Chapter 9. Case Studies; Back matter
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Large, J. A.
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