ISBN 9788184082326,The Whole Digital Library Handbook

The Whole Digital Library Handbook



Indiana Publishing House

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788184082326

ISBN-10 8184082320


Language (English)

Literature fiction

Essential facts, advice, lists, documents, guidelines, lore, wit, and wisdom: Along with fun and irreverence, it's what readers have come to expect from the Whole Library series. In a one-volume compendium that's by turns encyclopedic, useful, and engaging, this latest entry provides an overview of digital libraries, covering the state of information, issues, customers, challenges, tools and technology, preservation, and the future.

From blogs to Wikis, highlights include:

digitization project planning tips and tools;
13 ways to looking at digital preservation;
Gary Price's 8 tips for practive librarians;
The value proposition of the digital library;
lists of Internet libraries, libraries that IM, libraries tha prodcast
Interpretations of NextGen demographic data
Prominent librarians's perspective on ?Amazoogle?

Collecting insight from library luminaries as well as the perspectives of experts from outside that ranks of library professionals. The Whole Digital Library Handbook decodes the jargon and puts access to information in perspective