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ERIC Number: ED512466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 362
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 1-6152-0767-8
Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries: Socio-Technical Perspectives
Ashraf, Tariq, Ed.; Sharma, Jaideep, Ed.; Gulati, Puja Anand, Ed.
Information Science Publishing
The increasing prevalence of digital information systems and technologies compels libraries across the globe to update systems and provide users with a digital experience outside the confines of the structural library, providing useful benefits to the user while creating new areas of concern such as digital information preservation. "Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries: Socio-Technical Perspectives" presents a compilation of articles discussing the benefits and challenges of digital information and library digitization. Scholars from around the globe investigate web application development, techniques for digital conversion, composition of digital libraries, digital environments, and much more. This reference work proves valuable to the study and enhancement of digital information systems and technologies, and in assisting practitioners in the implementation and building of such systems and applications. Contents of this book are: (1) Digital Libraries (Tariq Ashraf and Puja Gulati); (2) Digital Libraries and Scholarly Communication (S. Jindal); (3) Digitisation (Jagdish Arora); (4) Tools and Techniques for Digital Conversion (Pravin Choudhary); (5) Building Digital Libraries (Kshema Prakash, Jason Pannone and K. Swarup); (6) Web 2.0 and Social Web Approaches to Digital Libraries (Arun Chakraborty); (7) Information Preservation and Information Services in the Digital Age (Manisha Saksena); (8) Digital Preservation Challenges, Infrastructures and Evaluations (David Giaretta); (9) Managing Change in Reference and Information Services in Digital Environment (Shantanu Ganguly and Shweta Pandey); (10) Digital Library and Repositories (Bharat Kumar); (11) Collaborative Digital Library Development in India (Anup Das, B. Sen and Chaitali Dutta); (12) Intellectual Property Rights (Jaideep Sharma); (13) Facilitating Access to Indian Cultural Heritage (Ramesh Gaur); (14) Harnessing Technology for Providing Knowledge for Development (M. Bhatt); (15) Digital Library And E-Governance (Pradip Upadhyay and Madaswamy Moni); (16) Bridging the Digital Divide (Leila Anaraki and Azadeh Heidari); and (17) Digital Divide and Economic Wealth (Shampa Paul).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India