Digital Libraries
                                                 AUTHOR(S): Karen Calhoun
               Year: Jun 2013               ISBN:  978-1-85604-820-0          Pages: 224


                                     Price £ 49.95


This is a landmark textbook on digital libraries for students of LIS throughout the world.


Digital Libraries is an authoritative and in-depth treatment of the digital library arena that focuses on the functional and
strategic, providing an unsurpassed overview of what’s happening now and what will happen in the future. It is unique in
drawing together the author’s original applied research and experience serving digital libraries, a review and analysis of
key readings and existing digital library literature and the results of recent interviews with key educators, researchers
and implementers in the digital library arena to produce a book that is both thought-provoking and practical.


Table of Contents:


• Introduction to digital libraries
• Digital library users
• Developing and managing services for digital library users
• The collections of digital libraries
• Organizing access to digital library collections
• Metadata, standards, interoperability
• Legal, economic and human factors.


The essential textbook for LIS students, educators and researchers getting to grips with digital libraries. It’s also invaluable
for library and information professionals getting started with digital projects, preparing training and workshops and those who
want a primer for professional development.






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