Browse by Subject "Digital libraries"

  • Shreeves, Sarah L. (2005-09)
    A principal goal of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) project is to promote interoperability among digital collections funded through the National Leadership Grant (NLG) program. This white paper discusses ...
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  • Lloyd, Sara (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    In this challenging call to arms, Sara Lloyd, head of digital publishing at the United Kingdom trade publishing house, Pan Macmillan, explores whether there will be a role for publishers in a digital future and discusses ...
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  • Shawa, Tsering Wangyal (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    The expectation of library patrons to get all of the information they need, including geographic information, accessible on their desktops has created challenges to map and Geographic Information System (GIS) libraries. ...
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  • (Center for Global Studies, 2009-06)
    Quarterly newsletter published by the Center for Global Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B. (2005-09-21)
    This white paper provides preliminary analysis of the data we have collected related to collection definition and provides a sketch of our next steps as we continue research in this area.
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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (Information Today, 2006-11-06)
    As part of a federation project providing integrated access to over 170 digital collections, we are studying how collections can best be represented to meet the needs of service providers and diverse user communities. This ...
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  • Urban, Richard J. (2005-12-06)
    This paper combines a review of information-seeking behavior studies with qualitative interviews of humanities scholars using the IMLS Digital Collection Registry.
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  • Jensen, Michael (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Libraries and book publishers coevolved during the period of information scarcity, and developed cultural traits that are affecting their strategies in the new era of content abundance. Both industries are under threat. ...
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  • Pomerantz, Jeffrey; Mostafa, Javed; Aparac Jelušić, Tatjana; Qin, Jian; Tammaro, Anna Maria; Weech, Terry (2009-02-08)
    In this wildcard session we will extend some early work planning a framework for developing an international curriculum fr teaching about digital libraries. Workshop attendees will be asked to conduct a SWOT analysis of ...
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  • Joo, Soohyung (2010-02-03)
    This study is an ongoing project to develop a usability measurement instrument in the context of academic digital library. Usability reveals how users interact with a system. In the field of information science, there have ...
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  • (2006-10)
    Executive summary from the three year interim report for the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project. Topics include general finding and recommendations, collection description and the collection registry, item-level ...
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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (DELOS Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries, 2002)
    What particular issues arise in digital library research when intended users are on the wrong side of socioeconomic, information, and digital divides? How can digital library evaluation account more fully for the practices ...
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  • Lehmberg, Timm; Rehm, Georg; Witt, Andreas; Zimmerman, Felix (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Comprehensive data repositories are an essential part of practically all research carried out in the digital humanities nowadays. For example, library science, literary studies, and computational and corpus linguistics ...
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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
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  • Epstein, Jason (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Digitization has brought the five hundred-year-old Gutenberg era to an end. Gutenberg’s press opened the gates to our modern rational, secular world. The cultural impact of today’s digital technologies, which will bring ...
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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2003-10-02)
    The overarching question for the NSDL evaluation should be, "How does this online network of learning environments and resources support education?" Implied within that question are crucial ones about the NSDL as a defined ...
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  • Schatz, Bruce; Mischo, William H.; Cole, Timothy W.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Harum, Susan; Johnson, Eric; Neumann, Laura J.; Chen, Hsinchun; Ng, Dorbin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1999-02)
    The Illinois Digital Library Project has developed an infrastructure for federated repositories. The deployed testbed indexes articles from many scientific journals and publishers in a production stream that can be searched ...
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  • Schatz, Bruce; Mischo, William H.; Cole, Timothy W.; Hardin, Joseph B.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Chen, Hsinchun (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1996-05)
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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S.; Palmer, Carole L.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (2006-10)
    This white paper details our findings to date relevant to the Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections. We provide sixteen recommendations to NISO suggesting potential ways to improve the impact and/or ...
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  • Larson, Ray R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Digital library (DL) projects are beginning to create very large-scale repositories of digital information on a wide range of topics. As with traditional print libraries, this information can be indexed and retrieved in ...
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