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The Open Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Malatestiana Library: Balance and Perspectives

The Open Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Malatestiana Library: Balance and Perspectives
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Author(s): A. Cartelli (University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy) and M. Palma (University of Cassino, Italy)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 2
Source title: Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-929-8.ch052
ISBN13: 9781599049298
EISBN13: 9781466665378

Abstract

The reasons for the project of an information system, based on the use of Web technologies for manuscripts cataloguing are firstly reported. Soon after the features of the Open Catalogue of the manuscripts of the Malatestiana Library, which is the first example of implementation for that information system, are described. The evolution of the Open Catalogue of manuscripts of Malatestiana Library during last years and a balance of the activities involving students, researchers and people, more in general, are then reported. At last the developments and future applications for the open catalogue are drafted.

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