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Towards the digital library : the British Library's Initiatives for Access programme

Author: Leona Carpenter; Andrew Prescott; Simon Shaw
Publisher: London : British Library, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text describes the British Library's "Initiatives for Access" programme which has explored the application of digital and networking technologies for the storage, retrieval, display and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Towards the digital library.
London : British Library, ©1998
(OCoLC)988776873
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leona Carpenter; Andrew Prescott; Simon Shaw
ISBN: 071234540X 9780712345408
OCLC Number: 43459217
Description: 256 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Anthony Kenny --
Introduction / John Mahoney --
Initiatives for Access programme: an overview / Michael Alexander and Andrew Prescott --
Digital Imaging --
Constructing Electronic Beowulf / Andrew Prescott --
York Doomsday Project / Meg Twycross, Pamela King and Andrew Prescott --
Digitising the Gandharan Buddhist Scrolls / Simon Shaw and Andrew Prescott --
Image Demonstrator Project / Cindy Carr --
Digitisation of Microfilm / Hazel Podmore --
St. Pancras Treasures digitisation project / Leona Carpenter and Clive Izard --
PIX project / Peter Carey --
Gallery applications and educational multimedia / Karen Brookfield, Andrew Prescott and Simon Shaw --
Document Management and Descriptive Data --
Access to Patents / David Newton --
CD Demonstrator Project: a case study in cataloguing CD-ROMs / Sandie Beaney, Stephen Bagley and Richard Moore --
Project Digitise / Peter Copeland --
Survey of Illuminated Manuscripts / Andrew Prescott, Michelle Brown and Richard Masters --
British National Corpus / Lou Burnard --
database for cataloguing Chinese and Central Asian manuscripts: the International Dunhuang Project / Susan Whitfield --
Excalibur: image-based text storage and searching / Andrew Prescott and Malcolm Pratt --
Image --
the future of text? / Brent Seales, James Griffioen and Andrew Prescott --
Network services and the way ahead --
Portico: The British Library's online information server / Graham Jefcoate and Andrew Ford --
Network OPAC and ONE / Christopher Easingwood, Neil Smith and Jan Ashton --
Automated Request Processing / Andy Ekers --
INSIDE: an integrated searching, ordering and delivery service / Richard Roman and Lynne Chivers --
Developing the digital library / Brian Lang --
Places and Spaces --
an afterword / Lorcan Dempsey --
Contributors to the British Library Initiatives for Access programme.
Responsibility: edited by Leona Carpenter, Simon Shaw and Andrew Prescott.

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