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More and more, library patrons are embracing the ease with which information can be accessed digitally. In an instant, a few keywords can bring patrons exactly what they desire, such as a book or a photograph, rather than going through the much more tedious activity of browsing through shelves, searching for a call number, or, even more daunting, the process of trying to work a microfilm reel. Thus, many librarians in libraries of every size and type are currently working toward making more information available electronically.
This process can be daunting, however. Digitization and Digital Archiving: A Practical Guide for Librarians seeks to answer the following common questions:
This book looks at various types of electronic formats, hardware and software, and talks about the advantages and problems of using them to store and access information. . . .The text is clear, easy to read, and very well segmented with white space, dividing lines, and section headings. . . .[The book] is of most interest to libraries and archives that are considering or already involved with these kinds of digital projects, librarians with no experience in this kind of activity, institutions supporting LIS and/or archival programs, or community groups that want to try something along these lines.
Series: Practical Guides for Librarians
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 24th July 2014
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Edition Number: 1