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the Internet, and Scholarship: Tools and Trends Converging

By Charles F. Thomas

CRC Press – 2002 – 232 pages

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    978-0-8247-0772-9
    March 21st 2002

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.

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.

Name: Libraries: the Internet, and Scholarship: Tools and Trends Converging (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: By Charles F. Thomas. 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...
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