Building digital libraries: a how-to-do-it manual

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 277 pages
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Librarians embarking on the challenge of building a digital collection have their work cut out for them -- and here is the book to help launch and complete the mission! Easy to understand, this guide demonstrates how resources are created, distributed, and accessed -- and how librarians can keep up with the latest technologies for successfully completing these tasks. Chapters walk you step-by-step through all of the stages. Librarians looking for a timely, comprehensive guide to creating a digital collection will find this book an invaluable resource.

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User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Well, you can really only like this book as much as you can like any textbook, but it certainly did a good job of examining pertinent issues concerning the creation, execution, and management of digital libraries. So that's something.... Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

Gotta go library geek a little bit -- This book is great for the initial planning stages of a digital library project. Easy to understand, this book articulates the considerations and concerns that should be on every digital librarian's radar when specifying metadata and systems. Read full review

Contents

Planning a Digital Repository
1
Acquiring Processing Classifying
33
Choosing a Repository Architecture
55
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