Introduction to digital libraries /
G.G. Chowdhury, Sudatta Chowdhury.
- London : Facet Pub., 2003.
- xv, 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -348) and index.
Ch. 1. Digital libraries: definition and characteristics -- Ch. 2. Features of some digital libraries -- Ch. 3. Digital library research -- Ch. 4. Digital library design -- Ch. 5. Collection management -- Ch. 6. Digitization -- Ch. 7. Information organization -- Ch. 8. Information access and user interfaces -- Ch. 9. Information retrieval in digital libraries -- Ch. 10. Digital archiving and preservation -- Ch. 11. Digital library services -- Ch. 12. Social, economic and legal issues -- Ch. 13. Digital library evaluation -- Ch. 14. Digital libraries and the information profession -- Ch. 15. Trends in digital library research and development. Table of contents
"This invaluable textbook offers an all-round view of digital libraries and is a core text for students of digital librarianship and related courses at departments of information science and computer science. It is also essential reading for practitioners and researchers who need to get a good grasp of issues and developments in the field."--Jacket.