Library Information Science Collection: Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries: Socio-Technical Perspectives, 1st Edition

  • Tariq Ashraf
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  • ISBN-10: 1615207686
  • ISBN-13: 9781615207688
  • DDC: 025.00285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 362 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This book provides tools to complement an organization's burgeoning information treasuries, exploring new frontiers by looking at social and economic aspects of digital libraries and their sustainability.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Digital Libraries: A Sustainable Approach.
2: Digital Libraries and Scholarly Communication: A Perspective.
3: Digitisation: Methods, Tools and Technology.
4: Tools and Techniques for Digital Conversion.
5: Building Digital Libraries: Role of Social (Open Source) Software.
6: Web 2.0 and Social Web Approaches to Digital Libraries.
7: Information Preservation and Information Services in the Digital Age.
8: Digital Preservation Challenges, Infrastructures and Evaluations.
9: Managing Change in Reference and Information Services in Digital Environment.
10: Digital Library and Repositories: An Indian Initiative.
11: Collaborative Digital Library Development in India: A Network Analysis.
12: Intellectual Property Rights.
13: Facilitating Access to Indian Cultural Heritage: Copyright, Permission Rights and Ownership Issues vis–à–vis IGNCA Collections.
14: Harnessing Technology for Providing Knowledge for Development: New Role for Libraries.
15: Digital Library and E–Governance: Moving Towards Sustainable Rural Livelihoods.
16: Bridging the Digital Divide: A Review of Critical Factors in Developing Countries.
17: Digital Divide and Economic Wealth: Evidence from Asia–Pacific Countries.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.