Library Information Science Collection: Design And Usability Of Digital Libraries: Case Studies In The Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

  • Yin-Leng Theng
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  • ISBN-10: 1591404436
  • ISBN-13: 9781591404439
  • DDC: 025.00285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 395 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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The LIBRARY INFORMATION SCIENCE COLLECTION is a specialized reference collection which supports research in the field of Library Information Science. This premier package includes 13 scholarly titles focusing on library information science, digital libraries, and digital literacy. These titles represent IGI Global's unique coverage of the impact and effective use of technology within the area of library information science. Librarians in the information age need to stay apprised of the ever-expanding and changing landscape of information technology within the library setting. As more and more patrons turn to Wikipedia and Google to answer their questions, librarians must stay abreast of the latest technological advances in their field to remain viable and support their patrons' needs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Design and Usability of Digital Libraries: Case Studies in the Asia Pacific: Table of Contents.
1: Digital Library Development History and Landscape.
2: Survey and History of Digital Library Development in the Asia Pacific.
3: Design Architecture and Systems.
4: Design Architecture: An Introduction and Overview.
5: Development of Indonesia's National Digital Library Network.
6: Dynamic Metadata Management System for Digital Archives: Design and Construction.
7: Information Filtering and Personalization Services.
8: Implementation Issues and Challenges.
9: Implementation of Next Generation Digital Libraries.
10: Using Multi-Document Summarization to Facilitate Semi-Structured Literature Retrieval: A Case Study in Consumer Healthcare.
11: KEA: Practical Automatic Keyphrase Extraction.
12: Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval: The Challenge in Multilingual Digital Libraries.
13: Evolving Tool Support for Digital Librarians.
14: Use and Impact.
15: Digital Libraries and Society: New Perspectives on Information Dissemination.
16: Sharing Digital Knowledge with End-Users: Case Study of the International Rice Research Institute Library and Documentation Service in the Philippines.
17: Multimedia Digital Library as Intellectual Property.
18: Digital Libraries as Learning Environments for Youths.
19: Users and Usability.
20: Usability of Digital Libraries in a Multicultural Environment.
21: Cross-Cultural Design and Usability of a Digital Library Supporting Access to Maori Cultural Heritage Resources.
22: From GeogDL to PAPER: The Evolution of an Educational Digital Library.
23: Designing a Music Digital Library: Discovering What People Really Want.
24: Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluations of the Singapore National Library Board's Digital Library.
25: Future Trends of Digital Libraries.
26: A Snapshot of Digital Library Development: The Way Forward in the Asia Pacific.
Appendix: Sources of Further Information.
About the Authors.