This book is an introduction to the key areas of Digital Libraries. It covers general introduction about digital libraries, institutional repositories, history of digital libraries. It takes a close look at the different evaluation criteria that are defined for evaluating open source digital library software. Each chapter deals with detailed evaluation of the software.This book will be invaluable for the students in understanding digital library concept as well as how to evaluate digital library software with different evaluation criteria.The last chapter deals with major issues that are concerned with use of open source software while building digital libraries.
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Published August 30, 2010
by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.
Computers & Technology.