Using massive digital libraries : a LITA guide / Andrew Weiss.

"The creation of massive digital libraries is your existential crisis. After all, some say they may lead to the demise of traditional libraries. Recognizing libraries as a "big idea" that has been implemented in many ways over thousands of years, author Andrew Weiss is not so gloomy....

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Main Author: Weiss, Andrew, 1971- (Author)
Corporate Author: Library and Information Technology Association (U.S.)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : ALA TechSource, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2014.
Edition:First edition.
Series:LITA guides.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Background issues. The history of digital libraries (or: how did we get here?)
  • Chapter 2: The concept of a massive digital library (or: where are we?)
  • Chapter 3: The major players & their characteristics (or: who's at the party?)
  • Chapter 4: Current impact of MDLs on libraries and librarianship (or: how do I deal with this?)
  • Part II: The philosophical issues. Chapter 5: The copyright conundrum
  • Chapter 6: Collection development (or: how did I get this?)
  • Chapter 7: Diversity of content (or: why is this missing?)
  • Chapter 8: Access (or: why can't I get this?)
  • Part III: Practical applications. Chapter 9: Using the MDL in libraries
  • Chapter 10: Case studies of MDLs.