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


Planning a Digital Repository
Acquiring Processing Classifying
Choosing a Repository Architecture

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