Browse Library Trends 53 (4) Spring 2005: The Commercialized Web: Challenges for Libraries and Democracy by Title

  • Kelsch, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)

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  • Fabos, Bettina (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)

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  • Liu, Xiaoming; Maly, Kurt; Nelson, Michael L.; Zubair, Mohammad (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Web-based digital libraries have historically been built in isolation utilizing different technologies, protocols, and metadata. These differences hindered the development of digital library services that enable users ...

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  • Fabos, Bettina (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    This issue of Library Trends addresses Web content within the context of Internet commercialization and democracy. These are big ideas and problems, with potentially big solutions, so this issue has cast a wide net, ...

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  • Walker, Jill (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Search engines like Google interpret links to a Web page as objective, peer-endorsed, and machine-readable signs of value. Links have become the currency of the Web. With this economic value they also have power, affecting ...

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  • Ebersole, Samuel E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    This article reviews research conducted in 1998–99 examining students’ perceptions and uses of the World Wide Web for academic purposes. Recent developments in the Web that may be of particular interest to educators and ...

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  • Jones, Paul (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    While we argue about and discuss the plusses and minuses of contributorrun archives, groups formed by people of shared interests and of varied technical competencies have been creating, maintaining, sustaining, and growing ...

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  • Griffiths, Jillian R.; Brophy, Peter (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    This article reports results of two user studies of search engine use conducted to evaluate the United Kingdom’s national academic sector digital information services and projects. The results presented here focus ...

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  • Almasy, Edward (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Creating a full-featured resource portal on the Web is no small task, and it can be even more of a challenge without a team of Web designers and programmers. In the fall of 2000 the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Internet ...

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