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Examples of practical digital libraries: Collections built internationally using Greenstone. (English) Zbl 1031.68941
Lim, Ee-Peng (ed.) et al., Digital libraries: People, knowledge, and technology. 5th international conference on Asian digital libraries, ICADL 2002, Singapore, December 11-14, 2002. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. 2555, 67-74 (2002).
Summary: Although the field of digital libraries is still young, digital library collections have been built around the world and are being deployed on numerous public web sites. But what is a digital library, exactly? In many respects the best way to characterize the notion is by extension, in terms of actual examples, rather than by intension as in a conventional definition. In a very real sense, digital libraries are whatever people choose to call by the term “digital library.”.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1014.68980].
MSC:
68U99 Computing methodologies and applications
68U35 Computing methodologies for information systems (hypertext navigation, interfaces, decision support, etc.)
68P20 Information storage and retrieval of data
Software:
Greenstone
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