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

Design, Development, and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services
Author(s)/Editor(s): Tariq Ashraf (University of Delhi, India) and Puja Anand Gulati (University of Delhi, India)
Copyright: ©2013
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2500-6
ISBN13: 9781466625006
ISBN10: 1466625007
EISBN13: 9781466625013


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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.

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Contributing to the guidance on digitalization, librarians and information specialists focus on building and managing resources and records, for the benefit of people working in libraries and archives. Among their topics are integrating digital reference service for scholarly communication in digital libraries, digital library initiatives in India, the concept of metadata for digital information resources with special reference to Dublin core, digital repositories as harbingers of open access in India, information seeking behavior of users and strategies to overcome the challenges in the current era, and copyright relevancy at stake in libraries of the digital era.

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Author's/Editor's Biography

Tariq Ashraf (Ed.)
Tariq Ashraf is M.A. in Political Science from Hindu College, University of Delhi and holds PG and Doctoral degrees in Library & Information Science from the Department of Library & Information Science, University of Delhi. Currently with University of Delhi, he has earlier worked at institutions like the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, and the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. A regular contributor to LIS literature and research, Dr. Ashraf is twice winner of the international paper contest held by American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).

Puja Gulati (Ed.)
Puja Anand Gulati, an M.Phil. in Library & Information Science, is currently with Shaheed Bhagat Singh College of University of Delhi and has been associated previously with UNICEF and British Council, New Delhi. Ms. Gulati is an extensively ICT trained person and is credited with successful implementation of several library modernization projects. She regularly contributes to LIS literature and is an active library professionals associated with several prestigious associations and organisations.


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