Digital library programs for libraries and archives : developing, managing, and sustaining unique digital collections / Aaron D. Purcell.

"Planning and managing a self-contained digitization project is one thing, but how do you transition to a digital library program? Or better yet, how do you start a program from scratch? In this book Purcell, a well-respected expert in both archives and digital libraries, combines theory and be...

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Main Author: Purcell, Aaron D., 1972- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. The theory and reality of digital libraries. Growth of digital libraries
  • Context of today's libraries and digital libraries
  • Digitization and digital libraries
  • Part II. Building digital library programs, a step-by-step process. Vision and mission building
  • Identifying resources and partnerships
  • Evaluating, selecting, and building digital collections
  • Technical standards
  • Management of digital projects
  • Outreach and instruction
  • Promotion, assessment, and sustainability
  • Planning digital library programs
  • Part III. Digital library planning exercises.