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How to build a digital library

Author: I H Witten; David Bainbridge; David M Nichols
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Morgan Kaufmann series in multimedia information and systems.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"How to Build a Digital Library is the only book that offers all the knowledge and tools needed to construct and maintain a digital library, regardless of the size or purpose. It is the perfectly self-contained resource for individuals, agencies, and institutions wishing to put this powerful tool to work in their burgeoning information treasuries. The Second Edition reflects new developments in the field as well as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I H Witten; David Bainbridge; David M Nichols
ISBN: 9780123748577 0123748577
OCLC Number: 262433476
Notes: Authors are on the academic staff of Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Description: xxiii, 629 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Principles and practices. Orientation : the world of digital libraries --
People in digital libraries --
Presentation : user interfaces --
Textual documents: the raw material --
Multimedia : more raw material --
Metadata : elements of organization --
Interoperability : protocols and services --
Internationalization : the global challenge --
Visions : future, past, and present --
Greenstone digital library software. Building collections --
Operating and interoperating --
Design patterns for advanced user interfaces.
Series Title: Morgan Kaufmann series in multimedia information and systems.
Responsibility: Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, and David M. Nichols.

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Outlines the history of libraries - traditional and digital. This title offers the knowledge and tools needed to construct and maintain a digital library, regardless of the size or purpose. Suitable  Read more...

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