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Design, Development, and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services

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In the past decade, technology and the digital age has continued to shape our society. As corporations and universities continue to transition into the digital world, developments of the same type of information retrieval have modernized library resources and services.

Design, Development, and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services offers a global perspective on the development and design of digital library and highlights its benefits over a traditional library. This reference source brings together research and ideas on the different facets of a digital library.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgment
  6. Chapter 1: Design and Development Considerations for a Multilingual Digital Library
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. TRANSLATION
    5. LANGUAGE REPRESENTATION AND PROCESSING
    6. THE MULTILINGUAL INTERFACE
    7. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
    8. COLLABORATION
    9. CONCLUSION
  7. Chapter 2: Integration of Digital Reference Service for Scholarly Communication in Digital Libraries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION
    4. DEFINING DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    5. DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION
    6. DIGITAL REFERENCE SERVICE
    7. INTEGRATION OF DIGITAL LIBRARY AND DIGITAL REFERENCE SERVICE
    8. RESEARCHER SKILLS AND PRACTICES
  8. Chapter 3: Digital Preservation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STATEMENT OF POSTULATES FOR THE PRESERVATION OF AND LONG-TERM ACCESS TO DIGITAL OBJECTS
    4. WHAT IS DIGITAL?
    5. HOW TO DIGITIZE
    6. DATABASE DESIGN
    7. ACCESS TO DIGITIZED COLLECTIONS THROUGH ENTITY-RELATIONSHIP DIAGRAMS
    8. DIGITAL COLLECTIONS INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH DATA DICTIONARY
    9. INTERNAL GOVERNANCE
    10. COOPERATION AMONGST THE LIBRARY STAFF
    11. CARE AND HANDLING OF COLLECTION MATERIALS
    12. MARKETING OF THE DIGITIZATION SERVICES
    13. DIGITAL PRESERVATION POLICY
    14. RESOURCES FOR INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY FOR DIGITAL PRESERVATION
    15. TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRESERVING INFORMATION SYSTEM STRUCTURES
    16. IMPLEMENTATION POLICY
    17. COORDINATION FOR IMPLEMENTATION POLICY FOR PLANNING THE DIGITAL PRESERVATION
  9. Chapter 4: Preservation of Digital Information in Library and Information Centers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS PRESERVATION?
    4. WHAT IS DIGITAL PRESERVATION?
    5. STRATEGIES
    6. POLICY
    7. FUNCTION
    8. METHODS
    9. PRESERVATION OF DIGITAL MATERIALS
    10. CURRENT ACTIVITIES OF DIGITAL PRESERVATION
    11. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 5: Perspectives of Digital Library Evaluation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OBJECTIVES
    4. PROBLEM
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. BACKGROUND
    7. VHL MANAGEMENT MODEL
    8. VHL SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES
    9. QUALITY CONTROL AND EVALUATION OF THE VHL SITE’S NETWORK
    10. THE WORKINGS OF THE METHODOLOGY OF QUALITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS UNDER THE FOCUS OF THE QUALITY CONTROL VHL
    11. QUALITY INFORMATION SYSTEM METHOD
    12. APPLICABILITY OF QUALITY INFORMATION SYSTEM METHOD
    13. RESULTS
    14. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 6: Towards Arab Digital Libraries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OPPORTUNITIES
    4. CHALLENGES
    5. RECOMMENDED STRATEGIES AND REQUIREMENTS
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 7: Stone Inscriptions of Srinagar
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EPIGRAPHY AS A SOURCE OF HISTORY
    4. SCRIPTS USED IN NORTHERN INDIA
    5. LANGUAGE OF THE INSCRIPTIONS
    6. IMPORTANCE OF STONE INSCRIPTIONS
    7. RECORDING STONE INSCRIPTIONS
    8. COLORING OF THE SURFACE
    9. KASHMIR THE VALLEY OF SAINTS
    10. ARABIC AND PERSIAN INSCRIPTIONS
    11. PROMINENT MONUMENTS IN SRINAGAR
    12. INSCRIPTIONS
    13. USE OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE FOR BUILDING THE DIGITAL COLLECTION OF INSCRIPTIONS
    14. FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 8: Digital Library Initiatives in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL LIBRARY
    4. DEFINITIONS
    5. SALIENT FEATURES OF DIGITAL LIBRARY
    6. DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
    7. DIGITAL LIBRARIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    8. ROLE OF THE NATIONAL KNOWLEDGE COMMISSION (NKC) IN DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL LIBRARIES IN INDIA
    9. INDIAN SCENARIO OF DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    10. ROLE OF LIS PROFESSIONALS IN DIGITAL LIBRARY
    11. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 9: Digital Library Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MEANING AND DEFINITION
    4. FEATURES OF THE DIGITAL LIBRARY
    5. DIGITAL LIBRARY EDUCATION IN INDIA
    6. DIGITAL LIBRARY EDUCATION IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
    7. DIGITAL LIBRARIES ONLINE EDUCATION
    8. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF DIGITAL LIBRARIES EDUCATION IN INDIA
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. APPENDIX: GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS
  15. Chapter 10: Digital Library
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINITIONS AND MEANING
    4. BENEFITS OF DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    5. FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS OF DIGITAL LIBRARY
    6. PROCESS OF CREATING DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    7. MAJOR DIGITAL LIBRARY RESOURCES IN INDIA
    8. HINDRANCES IN CREATING DL
    9. MAJOR CONSIDERATIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: Open Content
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL TIMELINE AND EVOLUTION OF OPEN SOURCE
    4. DEVELOPING OPEN CONTENT: EMERGING TRENDS
    5. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: A Lost Dimension in the Open Scholarly World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OPEN ACCESS FAMILIARITY
    4. TYPE OF MATERIAL DEPOSITED IN INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    5. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 13: Emerging Trends in OAI-PMH Application
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OPEN ARCHIVES INITIATIVE
    4. OPEN ARCHIVES INITIATIVE PROTOCOL FOR METADATA HARVESTING (OAI-PMH)
    5. DATA INTERPRETATION
    6. CONTINENT WISE DISTRIBUTION OF OAI-PMH COMPLIANT REPOSITORIES
    7. COUNTRIES WITH MAXIMUM OAI-PMH COMPLIANT REPOSITORIES
    8. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 14: The Concept of Metadata for Digital Information Resources with Special Reference to Dublin Core (DC)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METADATA
    4. KINDS OF METADATA
    5. FUNCTIONS OF METADATA
    6. METADATA CREATION
    7. METADATA FORMATS
    8. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 15: Significance of Metadata
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METADATA FACILITY FOR JAVA
    4. CHARACTERISTIC OF METADATA
    5. E-PRINT DOMAIN
    6. CHALLENGE OF THE WEB
    7. WHY USE METADATA?
    8. WHY DUBLIN CORE?
    9. CHOOSING A METADATA SCHEMA
    10. IMPORTANCE OF METADATA
    11. WHERE WILL THE METADATA BE STORED?
    12. ACTIVELY MONITORING
    13. SYNTAX ISSUES
    14. AVAILABLE METADATA STANDARDS
    15. BENEFITS OF METADATA
    16. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 16: Strategies and Issues of Institutional Repositories
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MEANING OF INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    4. DEFINITION OF INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    5. OBJECTIVES OF INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    6. ADVANTAGES OF INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    7. CONTENTS OF INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    8. CHALLENGES FOR INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES
    9. STRATEGIES FOR INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES
    10. SOFTWARE FOR INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES
    11. INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY: INDIAN SCENARIO
    12. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 17: Digital Repositories as Harbingers of Open Access in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    6. DISCUSSION: IR SERVICES
    7. DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
    8. SUGGESTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 18: Institutional Repositories Initiatives in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINITION OF OPEN ACCESS
    4. INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES
    5. ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF AN INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY
    6. NEED OF IR FOR UNIVERSITIES AND HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES
    7. BENEFITS OF INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES
    8. SOFTWARES FOR IR
    9. LITERATURE REVIEW
    10. METHODOLOGY AND SELECTION OF SAMPLE
    11. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    12. JUSTIFICATION OF THE STUDY
    13. INDIAN INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES
    14. SOME COUNTRIES IN ASIA WITH IRS
    15. ACCESSIBLE IRS IN INDIA (INSTITUTIONAL)
    16. NON-ACCESSIBLE IRS IN INDIA
    17. SUBJECTS COVERED BY IRS
    18. COVERAGE OF SCIENCE GENERAL
    19. COVERAGE OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE
    20. COVERAGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
    21. COVERAGE OF TECHNOLOGY GENERAL
    22. COVERAGE OF ART AND HUMANITIES
    23. COVERAGE OF DIFFERENT TYPE OF DOCUMENTS
    24. COVERAGE OF ARTICLES
    25. COVERAGE OF THESES
    26. COVERAGE OF BOOKS
    27. COVERAGE OF CONFERENCE PAPERS
    28. SOFTWARE USED BY IRS
    29. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 19: Building Repository Banking and Finance (ReBaF)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GOALS
    4. MECHANISM AND ACTIVITIES PLAN
    5. PROCESS SYSTEM
    6. SERVICES
    7. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 20: Strategic Approach to 24/7 Services
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EMRS IN THE UNITED STATES
    4. FUTURE DIRECTION
  26. Chapter 21: Empowering LIS Professionals and Academic Library Users in a Networked and Digital Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PARADIGM SHIFT OF LIBRARY FROM TRADITIONAL TO ICT-ENABLED LIBRARY
    4. MODERNISATION OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
    5. CHANGING ROLE OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS IN DIGITAL ERA
    6. ROLE OF LIBRARY NETWORKS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS FOR EMPOWERING LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND ACADEMIC LIBRARY USERS
    7. INITIATIVES TAKEN BY UNIVERSITY LIBRARY FOR EMPOWERMENT OF LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND USERS: A CASE STUDY OF ASSAM UNIVERSITY, SILCHAR
    8. SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  27. Chapter 22: Information Seeking Behavior of Users and Strategies to Overcome the Challenges in the Current Era
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. KEY BEHAVIORS
    4. STRATEGIES TO FACE THE CHALLENGES
  28. Chapter 23: Information Seeking Behavior in Digital Environments and Libraries in Enhancing the Use of Digital Information
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS DIGITAL LIBRARY?
    4. LIBRARIES IN ENHANCING THE USE OF DIGITAL INFORMATION
    5. ROLE OF LIBRARY PROCESSIONALS IN AN INFORMATION WORLD
    6. CONCLUSION
  29. Chapter 24: Information Needs and Information Seeking Behavior of Physically Challenged Students and Faculty of the University of Delhi
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OBJECTIVES
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
    6. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS
  30. Chapter 25: Information Literacy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INFORMATION LITERACY INITIATIVES IN INDIA, NEPAL, AND BANGLADESH
    4. INFORMATION LITERACY IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN INDIA, NEPAL, AND BANGLADESH: A SURVEY
    5. INFORMATION LITERACY PLANS FOR INDIA, NEPAL, AND BANGLADESH
  31. Chapter 26: Impact of ICT on the Changing Roles of the Librarian, Other Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals, and Managerial Change
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. NECESSITY OF LIBRARIANS/LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (LIS) PROFESSIONALS
    3. BUILDING A NEW GENERATION LIBRARY: NEED OF THE HOUR
    4. MAJOR CHALLENGES OF 21ST CENTURY LIBRARIAN
    5. CHANGING ROLE OF LIBRARIANS AND OTHER LIS PROFESSIONALS IN THE ICT ERA
    6. DIGITAL LIBRARY AND ITS IMPACT
    7. CHANGES IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTER MANAGEMENT
    8. PROCESS OF MANAGERIAL CHANGE IN LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTRES
    9. CONCLUSION
  32. Chapter 27: ICT in Libraries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EMERGENCE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
    4. DEFINITIONS OF A DIGITAL LIBRARY
    5. PURPOSE OF DIGITAL LIBRARY
    6. CHARACTERISTICS OF A DIGITAL LIBRARY
    7. DIGITIZATION POLICY AND RELATED ISSUES
    8. DIGITAL LIBRARIES: SOME BASIC REQUIREMENTS
    9. PROCESS OF DIGITIZATION
    10. MAJOR DIGITIZATION INITIATIVES
    11. CONCLUSION
  33. Chapter 28: BTISNet
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MAJOR ACTIVITIES
    4. BTIS NETWORK AND ITS NODES
    5. BTIS IVRI
    6. DISCUSSION
  34. Chapter 29: E-Books
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE SURVEY
    4. DEFINITIONS
    5. TYPES OF E-BOOKS
    6. TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED
    7. E-BOOK READERS (EBRS) AND FORMATS
    8. STANDARDIZATION
    9. LICENSING
    10. PRICING
    11. FACULTY RESPONSE
    12. LIBRARIAN RESPONSE
    13. PUBLISHER RESPONSE
    14. CONCLUSION
  35. Chapter 30: Copyright Relevancy at Stake in Libraries of the Digital Era
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE COPYRIGHT DILEMMA
    4. COPYRIGHT: THE BALL IS IN WHOSE COURT?
    5. LIBRARIES AND CHANGING NATURE OF COPYRIGHT
    6. COPYRIGHT RELEVANCY IN DIGITAL ERA
    7. CONCLUSION
  36. Compilation of References
  37. About the Contributors