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Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects
  • Karen S Calhoun, University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus

From book cover: A landmark text on digital libraries for students of LIS, educators and practicing information professionals, Exploring Digital Libraries covers the digital library arena from the field's emergence to current topics and future prospects. The book provides an overview, an international perspective and a novel synthesis of insights drawn from the record of two decades of digital library research and practice, conversations with digital library experts, and the author's own experience.

  • digital libraries,
  • libraries and community,
  • learning and scholarship,
  • institutional repositories,
  • digital scholarship,
  • open access,
  • information society,
  • social web
Publication Date
Winter January, 2014
Facet Publishing (UK); also ALA Neal-Schuman (US)
9781856048200, 1856048209, 9781555709853, 1555709850
Citation Information
Karen S Calhoun. Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects. London (UK) and Chicago (US)(2014)
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