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ERIC Number: EJ901974
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0033-0337
The Seven Levels of Identification: An Overview of the Current State of Identifying Objects within Digital Libraries
Hakala, Juha
Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, v40 n4 p361-371 2006
Purpose: This article aims to describe the state of the art of bibliographic identifiers used in digital libraries. Design/methodology/approach: A model with seven layers is used to define the scope of the identifiers that exist within the digital library field. Findings: Based on an analysis of the identifiers a conclusion is drawn that many new identifiers must be developed in order to cater to the growing needs of libraries and other organisations involved with creation and dissemination of publications. Also, traditional identifiers must be modified in order to make them more suitable to the needs of electronic publishing. Originality/value: A useful overview of the work of international standards bodies in the area of identification of digital objects.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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