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Understanding digital libraries

Author: Michael Lesk
Publisher: Amsterdam [u.a.] : Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, 2008.
Series: The Morgan Kaufmann series in multimedia information and systems
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed., [Nachdr.View all editions and formats
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Focuses on the challenges faced by both librarians and computer scientists in a field that has been altered by the growth of the Web. This book examines issues such as varying media requirements,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lesk
ISBN: 1558609245 9781558609242
OCLC Number: 551969940
Notes: 1. Aufl. u.d.T.: Lesk, Michael: Practical digital libraries.
Literaturverz. S. 387 - 411.
Description: XXXI, 424 S. : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Evolution of Libraries * Chapter 2 Text documents * Chapter 3 Images of pages * Chapter 4 Multimedia storage and access * Chapter 5 Knowledge representation schemes * Chapter 6 Distribution * Chapter 7 Usability and Retrieval Evaluation * Chapter 8 Collections and Preservation * Chapter 9 Economics * Chapter 10 Intellectual property rights * Chapter 11 International Activities * Chapter 12 Future: ubiquity, diversity, creativity, public policy
Series Title: The Morgan Kaufmann series in multimedia information and systems
Responsibility: Michael Lesk.

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