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By Tariq Ashraf, Puja Anand Gulati

ISBN-10: 1615207678

ISBN-13: 9781615207671

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The expanding incidence of electronic info structures and applied sciences compels libraries around the globe to replace structures and supply clients with a electronic adventure outdoor the confines of the structural library, offering priceless merits to the person whereas developing new parts of shock corresponding to electronic info preservation.Developing Sustainable electronic Libraries: Socio-Technical views provides a compilation of articles discussing the advantages and demanding situations of electronic details and library digitization. students from all over the world examine net program improvement, strategies for electronic conversion, composition of electronic libraries, electronic environments, and lots more and plenty extra. This reference paintings proves precious to the research and enhancement of electronic info platforms and applied sciences, and in aiding practitioners within the implementation and construction of such platforms and functions.

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It can provide a record of how and when an object was created as well as archival and rights management information. An important emerging standard for interoperability of digital collections is the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standards (METS), which provides a uniform framework for managing and transmitting digital objects. ) developed an encoding format for descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata for textual and image-based works. Supported by the Digital Library Federation and the Library of Congress, METS builds upon the work of MOA2.

All of these capabilities are available from the desktop or other Web-enabled device such as a personal digital assistant or cellular telephone. Additionally, the user can customize his or her information request so that search results reflect individual needs and preferences. Sun considers personalization the next killer application, creating a more valuable and richer user experience in the digital library environment. com) These components might not all be part of a discrete digital library system, but could be provided by other related or multi-purpose systems or environments.

With digital libraries, and individual can: • • • • • Gain access to the holdings of libraries worldwide through automated catalogs. Locate both physical and digitized versions of scholarly articles and books. Optimize searches, simultaneously search the Internet, commercial databases, and library collections. Save search results and conduct additional processing to narrow or qualify results. From search results, click through to access the digitized content or locate additional items of interest.

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