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Digital Libraries. Chandos Information Professional Series

  • ID: 2719529
  • Book
  • June 2006
  • 224 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Low cost Internet technology has transformed library services by allowing libraries to play a creative and dynamic role in the delivery of information to their users. This book helps managers, systems personnel, and graduate students understand the challenges of providing digital library services with a number disparate content providers and software systems. It also helps readers understand what libraries must do to deliver a user experience customized to the needs of individual institutions.

- Familiarizes readers with general and library specific technologies required to provide digital library services- Helps readers better understand trade offs between in-house and vendor solutions- Provides library decision makers with technology staffing guidance

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Introduction; Enabling technologies; The role of standards in digital library integration; Authentication, identity management and security; Interfacing with integrated library systems; Electronic resource management; Digital asset management; Integration with content providers; Library portals; Conclusion: digital libraries and the library organisation.
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Dahl, Mark V.
Mark Dahl is Assistant Director for Systems and Access Services at Lewis & Clark College's Watzek Library in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Banerjee, Kyle
Kyle Banerjee is the Head of the Automated Systems Unit at the Oregon State Library in Salem, Oregon.
Spalti, Michael
Michael Spalti is Associate University Librarian for Systems at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.
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