Digital Libraries: Integrating Content And Systems

Digital Libraries: Integrating Content And Systems

by Mark V. Dahl, Kyle Banarjee, Michael Spalti
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843341662

ISBN-13: 9781843341666

Pub. Date: 05/26/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Low cost Internet technology has transformed library services by allowing libraries to play a creative and dynamic role in the delivery of information to their users. This book helps managers, systems personnel, and graduate students understand the challenges of providing digital library services with a number disparate content providers and software systems. It

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Overview

Low cost Internet technology has transformed library services by allowing libraries to play a creative and dynamic role in the delivery of information to their users. This book helps managers, systems personnel, and graduate students understand the challenges of providing digital library services with a number disparate content providers and software systems. It also helps readers understand what libraries must do to deliver a user experience customized to the needs of individual institutions.

  • Familiarizes readers with general and library specific technologies required to provide digital library services
  • Helps readers better understand trade offs between in-house and vendor solutions
  • Provides library decision makers with technology staffing guidance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843341666
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/26/2006
Series:
Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Enabling technologies
The role of standards in digital library integration
Authentication, identity management and security
Interfacing with integrated library systems
Electronic resource management
Digital asset management
Integration with content providers
Library portals
Conclusion: Digital libraries and the library organisation
 

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