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ERIC Number: EJ605293
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
Introduction to the Special Topic Issue, In This Issue.
Chen, Hsinchun
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n4 p311-12 Mar 2000
Discusses four major trends that have been encouraging the transition to a global digital library: (1) economics of the Internet, including inflation, multimedia, collaboration, timeliness, and scholarly communication; (2) improved service; (3) new digital library technologies, including network technology, data compression, full-text indexing, and object-oriented techniques; and (4) internationally acceptable standards. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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