Digital Libraries and Digitization
By Gurdev Singh
The development of new information technology has created an interest in the development of digital libraries. This book provides an overview of the various concepts of digital libraries. It covers a wide range of topics related to digital libraries, from historical developments to the process of digitization. It also offers information on 'how to do digitization,' including such topics as e-resources, digital library services, preservation, process of digitization, e-journals, e-books, networks, consortia, etc. The book - based on library science research in India - will be helpful to those who deal with archiving, digitization, and preservation of library materials; those who are concerned with modernization and digitization of library resources; and those who are involved in organizing and establishing digital libraries. A special feature of the book is that it consists of a Glossary of words frequently used for digitization and digital libraries. Diagrams are given wherever necessary to understand the concepts clearly.
Publication Date: 9/29/2011