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Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries

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The emergence of open access, web technology, and e-publishing has slowly transformed modern libraries into digital libraries. With this variety of technologies utilized, cloud computing and virtual technology has become an advantage for libraries to provide a single efficient system that saves money and time. Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries highlights the concerns and limitations that need addressed in order to optimize the benefits of cloud computing to the virtualization of libraries. Focusing on the latest innovations and technological advancements, this book is essential for professionals, students, and researchers interested in cloud library management and development in different types of information environments.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. SPECIAL FEATURES
    3. STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK
    4. TARGET AUDIENCE
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Chapter 1: Digital Library and Its Requirements in the Global World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DIGITAL LIBRARY
    4. DIGITAL LIBRARY: REQUIREMENTS
    5. RECENT TRENDS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES ON DIGITAL LIBRARY
    6. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES ON DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    7. MAJOR DIGITAL LIBRARY INITIATIVES
    8. DIGITAL LIBRARY: CHALLENGES
    9. SERVICES
    10. ROLE OF LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS IN DIGITAL LIBRARY
    11. COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS OF A DIGITAL LIBRARIAN IN KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    12. APPLICATIONS OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARIES
    13. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    14. CHALLENGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    15. FUTURE PROSPECTS IN DIGITAL LIBRARY USING CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY
    16. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 2: Digital Information Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DIGITAL INFORMATION: WHAT AND WHY
    4. DIGITAL PRESERVATION: WHAT AND WHY
    5. DIGITAL PRESERVATION: TECHNIQUES, STRETEGIES, AND STANDARDS
    6. DIGITAL INFORMATION: GUIDELINES
    7. CLOUD COMPUTING: CURRENT TREND IN DIGITAL PRESERVATION
    8. INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS TOWARDS DIGITAL PRESERVATION
    9. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 3: Digital Preservation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. POSSIBILITY OF THE STUDY
    4. PRESERVATION
    5. THE DIGITAL PRESERVATION TACTICS
    6. WHAT USAGE RESTRICTIONS/REQUIREMENTS WERE IN OPERATION?
    7. HOW CLOUD PLATFORM OR SERVER VIRTUALIZATION WILL BE USEFUL FOR DIGITAL PRESERVATION
    8. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 4: Cloud Computing and Its Application to Information Centre
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. CLOUD COMPUTING SYSTEM
    6. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
    7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. IMPACT OF CLOUD COMPUTING TO INFORMATION CENTRES
    9. APPLICATION OF CLOUD COMPUTING TO INFORMATION CENTRES
    10. EXAMPLES OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRES
    11. MAJOR CLOUD PROVIDERS FOR LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTERS
    12. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    13. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 5: Application of Cloud Computing in Library Information Service Sector
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LIBRARIES AND CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. IMPACT OF CLOUD COMPUTING ON LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTER
    5. SCOPE OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTER
    6. WHAT CAN CLOUD COMPUTING SOLUTIONS DO FOR LIBRARIES?
    7. ANALYSIS OF CURRENT USER SERVICE MODEL IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
    8. IMPROVEMENT OF USER SERVICE MODEL IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
    9. SERVICE PROVIDERS OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR LIBRARIES
    10. LIVE EXAMPLES: CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SECTOR
    11. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 6: Planning and Implementation of Cloud Computing in NIT’s in India Special Reference to VNIT
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LIBRARIES MOVING ON CLOUD
    4. CLOUD COMPUTING ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS
    5. PLAN CLOUD LIBRARY SERVICES
    6. DEPLOYMENT MODELS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    7. ADVANTAGES/BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    8. DISADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    9. STATUS OF REC’s/NIT’s IN INDIA
    10. CLOUD COMPUTING CHALLENGES SHAPING LIBRARY SERVICES REC’s/NIT’s IN INDIA
    11. THE STEPS TOWARD CLOUD COMPUTING FOR REC’s/NIT’s IN INDIA
    12. PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN REC’s/NIT’s
    13. SECURITY AND PRIVACY
    14. PREAMBLE OF VNIT
    15. FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR MOVING ON CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIRC VNIT
    16. RESOURCES AT INSTITUTE LEVEL THAT CAN BE MOVED TO CLOUD COMPUTING
    17. RESOURCES AT LIBRARY LEVEL THAT CAN BE MOVE TO CLOUD COMPUTING
    18. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 7: A New Framework for Building Academic Library through Cloud Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. SEGMENTS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. TYPES OF CLOUD
    6. FEATURES OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARIES
    7. CLOUD COMPUTING IN THE CONTEXT OF LIBRARIES
    8. AREAS OF LIBRARY WHERE CLOUD COMPUTING CAN BE APPLIED
    9. THE CLOUD IN THE ACADEMIC LIBRARY
    10. ANALYSIS OF CURRENT USER SERVICE MODEL IN ACADEMIC LIBRARY
    11. STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF CLOUD AND IMPROVEMENT OF USER SERVICES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
    12. SERVICE PROVIDERS OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARIES
    13. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGE
    14. SWOT ANALYSIS OF CLOUD COMPUTING WITH A VIEW OF LIBRARIES
    15. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 8: Libraries and Cloud Computing Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION ABOUT CLOUD COMPUTING
    3. CHARACTERISTICS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. CLOUD COMPUTING AND LIBRARIES
    5. ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARIES:
    6. CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICE MODELS IN LIBRARIES
    7. CLOUD COMPUTING UNIVERSITY BASED MODELS
    8. IMPROVEMENT OF USER SERVICE MODEL IN LIBRARIES
    9. EXAMPLES OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    10. CLOUD LIBRARY PLATFORMS
    11. CLOUD COMPUTING IDEA DEVELOPED AT THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (NCSU)
    12. CASE STUDIES:
    13. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 9: The University Cloud Library Model and the Role of the Cloud Librarian
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SERVER VIRTUALIZATION
    4. CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. INFORMATION COMMON
    6. THE UNIVERSITY CLOUD LIBRARY MODEL
    7. CLOUD LIBRARY ACCESS MODEL
    8. PROPOSED SUBSCRIPTION METHOD BY THE AUTHOR
    9. ENHANCEMENT OF LIBRARY SERVICES BY THE USE OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    10. THE ROLE OF THE CLOUD LIBRARIAN
    11. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 10: The University Library Electronic Identities Authentication System (UL-EIDA)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. UNAM’s UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ELECTRONIC IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION (UL-eIDA) ARCHITECTURE
    5. ENCRYPTION IN THE UL-eIDA
    6. IMPLEMENTATION OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARY eLECTRONIC IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION (UL-eIDA)
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 11: Open Source in the Cloud
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: THE CLOUD
    3. FOSS
    4. ADVANTAGES OF OPEN SOURCE FOR CLOUD
    5. THE MAIN CONTENDERS: CLOUDSTACK, OPENSTACK, AND OPENSHIFT
    6. CLOUDSTACK
    7. OPENSTACK
    8. OPENSHIFT
    9. DISTRIBUTED STORAGE TECHNOLOGY: CEPH
    10. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 12: Testbed Platform
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REQUIREMENTS OF TEST LAB
    4. CHALLENGES FACED
    5. CLOUD TESTING: NEW PARADIGM
    6. CLOUD
    7. A BRIEF HISTORY
    8. GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
    9. TYPES OF CLOUD OFFERING
    10. USING CLOUD FOR TEST ENVIRONMENT
    11. KEY BENEFITS OF TESTING IN CLOUD
    12. FORMS OF CLOUD-BASED TESTING
    13. SUGGESTED APPROACH
    14. OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES OF TESTING IN CLOUD
    15. RISKS AND MITIGATION FOR TESTING IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
    16. TESTING AS A SERVICE
    17. AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)
    18. AMAZON EC2
    19. AMAZON S3
    20. THE S3 STORAGE MODEL
    21. AMAZON EBS
    22. AWS SECURITY
    23. AMAZON EC2 SECURITY MODEL
    24. MITIGATING ATTACKS
    25. AMAZON S3 SECURITY MODEL
    26. TOOLS: AWS MANAGEMENT
    27. SAMPLE TESTBED PLATFORM ON AWS
    28. BENEFITS
  21. Chapter 13: Comparative Study of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Online Computer Library Services (OCLC) Web Players
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TYPES OF CLOUD PLAYERS
    4. SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    5. CLOUD COMPUTING DEPLOYMENT MODELS
    6. BENEFITS
    7. HISTORY OF OCLC AND AWS
    8. INTRODUCTION OF CLOUD PLAYERS
    9. SERVICES OF ONLINE COMPUTER LIBRARY CENTRE (OCLC)
    10. DIGITAL COLLECTION MANAGEMENT
    11. SERVICES OF AWS
    12. WEB, MOBILE, AND SOCIAL APPLICATIONS ON AWS
    13. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 14: A Cloud-Oriented Reference Architecture to Digital Library Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. CORADLS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 15: Service-Oriented Reference Architecture for Digital Library Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PROPOSED ARCHITECTURE: SORADLS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 16: A Randomized Cloud Library Security Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SECURITY MODEL
    4. IMPLEMENTATION DETAILS:
    5. CRYPTO ANALYSIS
    6. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 17: Green Economic and Secure Libraries on Cloud
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLOUD COMPUTING MEANING AND SCOPE
    4. COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT WITH CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. SCOPE AND SUITABILITY OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN LIBRARY ENVIRONMENT
    6. NEED FOR CLOUD COMPUTING
    7. ARCHITECTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    8. ADVANTAGES
    9. REQUIREMENTS
    10. DISADVANTAGES
    11. DIFFERENT PRICING STRATEGIES
    12. CLOUD COMPUTING TOOLS
    13. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND PREDICTIONS ON CLOUD COMPUTING
    14. TOP 10 SERVICE PROVIDERS
    15. OPEN SOURCE RESOURCES FOR CLOUD COMPUTING
    16. SECURITY ISSUES
    17. SOLUTIONS TO SECURITY ISSUES
    18. SECURITY ISSUES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO LIBRARY
    19. TYPES OF SERVICES
    20. SUPPORTING SERVICES REQUIRED TO ENHANCE CLOUD COMPUTING
    21. DATA WAREHOUSING
    22. DATA MINING
    23. NEED FOR ECONOMICS IN STORING
    24. GREEN COMPUTING
    25. NEED FOR GREEN TECHNOLOGIES
    26. GREEN COMPUTING AND DATA WAREHOUSING
    27. ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND CARBON FOOT PRINT
    28. ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND GREEN TECHNOLOGIES
    29. GREEN ROOFING
    30. INDOOR PLANTS AND ITS EFFECTS ON HUMANS
    31. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 18: Cloud Libraries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLOUD COMPUTING AND LIBRARIES: ISSUES
    4. TRANSITION TO CLOUD LIBRARIES
    5. NEED OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    6. FEATURES OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    7. PROMISES OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    8. CLOUD LIBRARY COMPONENTS
    9. CATEGORIES OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    10. CLOUD LIBRARY USERS
    11. CLOUD LIBRARY SERVICES
    12. CLOUD LIBRARY INFRASTRUCTURES
    13. CLOUD LIBRARIES AND RANGANATHAN`S FIVE LAWS
    14. PLAYERS OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    15. INFORMATION SOURCES IN CLOUD
    16. CLOUD LIBRARY STRATEGIC PLANNING
    17. CLOUD LIBRARIES: SWOT ANALYSIS
    18. CLOUD LIBRARIES INITIATIVES
    19. ROLE OF CLOUD LIBRARIANS
    20. CHALLENGES OF CLOUD LIBRARIES
    21. FUTURESCOPE
    22. CONCLUSION
  27. Chapter 19: Cloud Libraries-Limitations and Concerns
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LIBRARY ISSUES
    4. COPYRIGHT ISSUES
    5. ISSUES IN PRESERVATION OF DIGITAL MEDIA
    6. ISSUES REGARDING EBOOKS
    7. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
    8. HEALTH AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES
    9. ISSUES IN IMPLEMENTATION OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    10. TECHNICAL ISSUES
    11. CONCERNS REGARDING VIRTUALIZATION
    12. SUMMARY
  28. Compilation of References
  29. About the Contributors