The whole digital library handbook

Contributor(s): Kresh, Diane [Editor]
Series: American Library AssociationPublisher: New Delhi Indiana Publications 2009Description: x, 416 p., i ISBN: 9788184082326Subject(s): Digital libraries - Handbooks | manualsDDC classification: 025.00285 Summary: Essential facts, advice, lists, guidelines, lore, wit, and wisdom: along with fun and irreverence, it's what readers have come to expect from ALA's Whole Library series. In this latest compendium, by turns encyclopedic, useful, and engaging, contributors provide an overview of digital libraries, covering the state of information, issues, customers, challenges, tools and technology, preservation, and the future. From blogs to wikis, highlights include: Digitization project planning tips and tools, 13 ways of looking at digital preservation, Gary Price's 8 tips for proactive librarians, The value proposition of the digital library, Lists of Internet libraries, libraries that IM, libraries that podcast, Interpretations of NextGen demographic data, Prominent librarians' perspectives on Amazoogle. Collecting insights from library luminaries as well as the perspectives of experts from outside the ranks of library professionals, The Whole Digital Library Handbook decodes the jargon and puts access to information in perspective. Source: Publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Essential facts, advice, lists, guidelines, lore, wit, and wisdom: along with fun and irreverence, it's what readers have come to expect from ALA's Whole Library series. In this latest compendium, by turns encyclopedic, useful, and engaging, contributors provide an overview of digital libraries, covering the state of information, issues, customers, challenges, tools and technology, preservation, and the future. From blogs to wikis, highlights include: Digitization project planning tips and tools, 13 ways of looking at digital preservation, Gary Price's 8 tips for proactive librarians, The value proposition of the digital library, Lists of Internet libraries, libraries that IM, libraries that podcast, Interpretations of NextGen demographic data, Prominent librarians' perspectives on Amazoogle. Collecting insights from library luminaries as well as the perspectives of experts from outside the ranks of library professionals, The Whole Digital Library Handbook decodes the jargon and puts access to information in perspective. Source: Publisher

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