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Putting Content Online : A Practical Guide for Libraries - Mark Jordan

Putting Content Online

A Practical Guide for Libraries

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Published: 14th October 2006
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This book focuses on practical, standards-based approaches to planning, executing and managing projects in which libraries and other cultural institutions digitize material and make it available on the web (or make collections of born-digital material available). Topics include evaluating material for digitization, intellectual property issues, metadata standards, digital library content management systems, search and retrieval considerations, project management, project operations, proposal writing, and libraries' emerging role as publishers.

  • Highly practical. Explains complex processes, warns of potential challenges and provides advice for solving realistic problems
  • Comprehensive: includes coverage of the range of techniques and strategies for digitizing and organizing material that practitioners can use to plan and implement digitization projects

...a timely publication specifically aimed at libraries and librarians involved in digitising projects or planning such initiatives., Online Information Review
...provides advice for solving realistic problems., Online Information Review
...covers a comprehensive range of topics related to digitalisation of products., Online Information Review

Introduction; Preliminary tasks; Copyright and digital library collections; Metadata for digital collections; File formats; Search and display; Content management systems; Project management; Project operations; Developing workflows; Preservation strategies; A case study.

ISBN: 9781843341765
ISBN-10: 184334176X
Series: Chandos Information Professional
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 14th October 2006
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.51