Discover Digital Libraries

Written By Iris Xie
Discover Digital Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 July 2016
  • ISBN : 0124201059
  • Pages : 388 pages
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Download or read book entitled Discover Digital Libraries by author: Iris Xie which was release on 26 July 2016 and published by Elsevier with total page 388 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice is a book that integrates both research and practice concerning digital library development, use, preservation, and evaluation. The combination of current research and practical guidelines is a unique strength of this book. The authors bring in-depth expertise on different digital library issues and synthesize theoretical and practical perspectives relevant to researchers, practitioners, and students. The book presents a comprehensive overview of the different approaches and tools for digital library development, including discussions of the social and legal issues associated with digital libraries. Readers will find current research and the best practices of digital libraries, providing both US and international perspectives on the development of digital libraries and their components, including collection, digitization, metadata, interface design, sustainability, preservation, retrieval, and evaluation of digital libraries. Offers an overview of digital libraries and the conceptual and practical understanding of digital libraries Presents the lifecycle of digital library design, use, preservation and evaluation, including collection development, digitization of static and multimedia resources, metadata, digital library development and interface design, digital information searching, digital preservation, and digital library evaluation Synthesizes current research and the best practices of digital libraries, providing both US and international perspectives on the development of digital libraries Introduces new developments in the area of digital libraries, such as large-scale digital libraries, social media applications in digital libraries, multilingual digital libraries, digital curation, linked data, rapid capture, guidelines for the digitization of multimedia resources Highlights the impact, challenges, suggestions for overcoming these challenges, and trends of present and future development of digital libraries Offers a comprehensive bibliography for each chapter

Discover Digital Libraries

Discover Digital Libraries
  • Author : Iris Xie,Krystyna Matusiak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Discover Digital Libraries: Theory and Practice is a book that integrates both research and practice concerning digital library development, use, preservation, and evaluation. The combination of current research and practical guidelines is a unique strength of this book. The authors bring in-depth expertise on different digital library issues and synthesize ...

Evaluation of Digital Libraries

Evaluation of Digital Libraries
  • Author : Giannis Tsakonas,Christos Papatheodorou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-07-20
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Evaluation of Digital Libraries summarizes research and practice on both sides of the Atlantic and aims to answer the potential questions that both the theoretical and practical areas of digital library evaluation have posed during recent years. The book systematically presents aspects of participating communities, reasons and aims of evaluation, ...

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
  • Author : Sarantos Kapidakis,Cezary Mazurek,Marcin Werla
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-09-05
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : This book constitutes the proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2015, held in Poznań, Poland, in September 2015. The 22 full papers and 14 poster and demo papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 61 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: ...

User Studies for Digital Library Development

User Studies for Digital Library Development
  • Author : Milena Dobreva,Andy O'Dwyer,Pierluigi Feliciati
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Total pages : 302
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : This landmark text captures a global cross-section of leading voices and provides a clear and coherent overview of the user studies domain and user issues in digital libraries. As the information environment becomes increasingly electronic, digital libraries have proliferated, but the focus has often been on innovations in technology and ...

Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries Case Studies

Recent Developments in the Design  Construction  and Evaluation of Digital Libraries  Case Studies
  • Author : Cool, Colleen
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2013-02-28
  • Total pages : 275
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : It is no secret that the world of libraries has rapidly evolved into an environment which will soon be largely digitized. However, this digital shift has brought with it a unique set of challenges and issues for scholars and librarians to handle. Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation ...

Evaluation of Digital Libraries

Evaluation of Digital Libraries
  • Author : Giannis Tsakonas,Christos Papatheodorou (Ph. D.)
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 275
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Evaluation of Digital Libraries summarizes research and practice on both sides of the Atlantic and aims to answer the potential questions that both the theoretical and practical areas of digital library evaluation have posed during recent years. The book systematically presents aspects of participating communities, reasons and aims of evaluation, ...

Key Issues Regarding Digital Libraries

Key Issues Regarding Digital Libraries
  • Author : Rao Shen,Marcos André Gonçalves,Edward A. Fox
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : This is the second book based on the 5S (Societies, Scenarios, Spaces, Structures, Streams) approach to digital libraries (DLs). Leveraging the first volume, on Theoretical Foundations, we focus on the key issues of evaluation and integration. These cross-cutting issues serve as a bridge for those interested in DLs, connecting the ...

Digital Library Use

Digital Library Use
  • Author : Ann Peterson-kemp,Bruce Schatz
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2003-10-10
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Viewing digital libraries as sociotechnical systems, networks of people and technology interacting with society. The contributors to this volume view digital libraries (DLs) from a social as well as technological perspective. They see DLs as sociotechnical systems, networks of technology, information artifacts, and people and practices interacting with the larger ...

Effective Evaluation of Academic Digital Libraries

Effective Evaluation of Academic Digital Libraries
  • Author : Chiara Consonni
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-04
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Evaluation is a crucial step for the development and improvement of digital libraries. Unfortunately, nowadays only few studies are focused on this matter and even fewer concentrate on how evaluation is conducted in real-world digital libraries. This study contributes to the research by presenting the results of a qualitative case ...

Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries
  • Author : Panayiotis Zaphiris,George Buchanan,Edie Rasmussen,Fernando Loizides
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-09-20
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2012 - the successor of the ECDL (European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries) - held in Paphos, Cyprus, in September 2012. The 23 full papers, 19 short papers, 15 posters and 8 demonstrations ...

Digital Library Usability Studies

Digital Library Usability Studies
  • Author : Bradford Lee Eden
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 107
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Each summer, circulation staff in my library inventories a section of the stacks andbrings collection issues to the attention of appropriate bibliographers. Since I amresponsible for the economics collection, I see an array of government documents thathave managed to elude the cataloging process. Many of these titles are decades old, ...

Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries

Recent Developments in the Design  Construction  and Evaluation of Digital Libraries
  • Author : Colleen Cool,Kwong Bor Ng
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 257
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : Read online Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries written by Colleen Cool,Kwong Bor Ng, published by which was released on 2013. Download full Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Usability Evaluation of Digital Libraries

Usability Evaluation of Digital Libraries
  • Author : Muhammad Usman Ali,Muhammad Aasim
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-08
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : The authors evaluated usability of digital libraries and selected BTH digital library system as a case study. As BTH offers a lot of e-resources but users still feel difficulty in accessing these e-resources and services. The goal of this research study is to explain the importance of usability in digital ...

Digital Libraries

Digital Libraries
  • Author : David Stern
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-22
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : 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 ...

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
  • Author : Costantino Thanos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2003-08-02
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 0124201059
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Summary : ECDL 2002 was the 6th conference in the series of European Conferences on Research and Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries. Following previous events in Pisa (1997), Heraklion (1998), Paris (1999), Lisbon (2000), and Da- stadt (2001), this year ECDL was held in Rome. ECDL 2002 contributed, - gether with the previous conferences, to establishing ECDL as the ...