Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries

Creator

  • Author: Henry, Geneva
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Illustrator: shutterstock.com/archerix
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Cover Photo
  • Contributor: Digital Library Federation (DLF)
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Digital Library Federation Program of the Council on Library and Information Resources
  • Funder: Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: A grant to the CLIR from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for developing a prototype for the Digital Public Library of America.

Publisher

  • Name: Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
    Place of Publication: Washington, DC
    Additional Info: www.clir.org

Date

  • Creation: 2012-07

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This study examines basic functional aspects of large digital libraries and draws on examples of existing digital libraries to illustrate their varying approaches to storage and content delivery, metadata approaches and harvesting, search and discovery, services and applications, and system sustainability.
  • Physical Description: iv, 19 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: digital libraries
  • Keyword: digital infrastructure
  • Keyword: digital curation

Collection

  • Name: General Collection
    Code: UNTGC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-sa
  • Rights Holder: Henry, Geneva

Resource Type

  • Text

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • URL: http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub153
  • ISBN: 978-1-932326-41-3
  • Other: CLIR pub 153
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc98133

Note

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