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Title:
Digital libraries
Author:
Arms, William Y.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Libraries, technology, and people. -- The Internet and the World Wide Web. -- Libraries and publishers. -- Innovation and research. -- People, organizations and change. -- Economic and legal issues. -- Access management and security. -- User interfaces and usability. -- Text. -- Information retrieval and descriptive metadata. -- Distributed information discovery. -- Object models, identifiers, and structural metadata. -- Repositories and archives. -- Digital libraries and electronic publishing today.
ISBN:
9780262011808
Format :
Book

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Central Library Z692.C65 A76 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Provides an integrated overview of digital librairies, including a historical perspective, the state of the art, and late-1990s research. Although the book covers a range of technical, economic, social and organizational topics, the focus is on the actual working components of a digital library.


Author Notes

William Y. Arms is Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University


Table of Contents

Series Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
1 Libraries, Technology, and Peoplep. 1
2 The Internet and the World Wide Webp. 21
3 Libraries and Publishersp. 39
4 Innovation and Researchp. 57
5 People, Organizations, and Changep. 77
6 Economic and Legal Issuesp. 99
7 Access Management and Securityp. 123
8 User Interfaces and Usabilityp. 143
9 Textp. 163
10 Information Retrieval and Descriptive Metadatap. 187
11 Distributed Information Discoveryp. 207
12 Object Models, Identifiers, and Structural Metadatap. 225
13 Repositories and Archivesp. 245
14 Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing Todayp. 263
Glossaryp. 273
Indexp. 285

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