1st Edition

Electronic Library and Visual Information Research 3

Edited By Kathryn Arnold, Mel Collier Copyright 1997
    184 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Third International ELVIRA Conference took place at De Montfort University 30 April - 2 May 1996. The 18 papers address a variety of key issues concerning the electronic library and Internet developments.

    Introduction; Developing an electronic library: strategic and management issues; A digital video library system of the Mandala Library; Development of image libraries for network distribution; Using the WWW as an electronic library; Using NLP resources in the BORGES information filtering tool; Collaborative browsing and visualisation of the search process; Bibliographic control, archiving and access of electronic publications as a joint undertaking by author and library; The culture of convergence; An investigation of the paradigm shift from ownership to access in the electronic library; Gender differences in Internet perception and use; Student attitudes and behaviour towards an electronic library; Monitoring and evaluation of computer based, networked information and support systems; Automatic image content retrieval - are we getting anywhere? The Online Bestiary Project; Semantic closeness and classification schema based hypermedia access; Meta-guidelines for designing and building WWW sites; Publishing a scholarly journal on the WWW; Converting structured documents for electronic libraries on the WWW.


    Kathryn Arnold, Mel Collier

    'A good insight into some of the challenges facing all of us involved in the development of the electronic library.' - Program