1st Edition

the Internet, and Scholarship: Tools and Trends Converging

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ISBN 9780824707729
Published March 22, 2002 by CRC Press
232 Pages

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Book Description

This title analyzes contemporary trends and tools that affect how information is created, stored, discovered and used in a progressive technological environment. It presents a framework for librarians to tailor their services and resources, in-house expertise and organizational identities to provide an efficient and effective community of learning for their evolving clientele.

Table of Contents

Libraries and digital preservation - who is providing electronic access for tomorrow?; the Internet, scholarly communication and collaborative research; from virtual libraries to digital libraries - the role of digital libraries in information communities; integrating metadata frameworks into library description; technology's impact on research and publication in the natural sciences; electronic text encoding in the humanities; visual resources collections and technology; an introduction to geographic information systems.

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