Newspapers collection management: printed and digital challenges: Proceedings of the International Newspaper Conference, Santiago de Chile, April 3-5, 2007 available in Hardcover
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- De Gruyter
This volume offers presentations at the most recent events of the IFLA Newspapers Section (Santiago de Chile, May 2007 & Durban, August 2007). The Santiago International Newspaper Conference as the first of its kind, aimed at taking stock of the Latin American newspaper collection and analyzing current activities from the basics to sophisticated digitization and software technologies. Most presentations are offered in Spanish and English. This publication focuses on the key issues in newspaper librarianship - preservation and access - in which digitization is a very important tool.
About the Author
Hartmut Walravens, Direktor der Abteilung Überregionale Bibliographische Dienste, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, langjähriger Vorsitzender der IFLA Newspapers Section, Privatdozent an der Freien Universität Berlin.