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DIGITAL LIBRARY MANAGEMENT

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
Identify and understand the major components of a digital library
Identify and understand the steps involved in the development and
implementation of digital libraries
Build digital library collections
Identify and understand the organization of, and preservation of digital
resources
Describe the services provided by digital libraries
Explain the legal concerns associated with digital libraries
COURSE CONTENT:
WEEK
1

TOPIC
Introduction to digital libraries

SUBTOPIC
Introduction,

definition,

objectives, components of digital


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Building digital libraries

libraries
Planning,

Digitization

promoting & provision of services


Reasons for digitizing, advantages

implementing,

of digitizing, factors to consider,


4

Information architecture in digital

stages in digitizing
Architecture for digital libraries,

libraries

digital

Integration and interoperability in

locators
Importance

digital libraries

interoperability,

objects,
of

integration,
interoperability,
interoperability,
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object

integration

and

models

of

approaches

to

types

of

advantages and

Organization of information in digital

challenges to interoperability
Why
organize
information,

libraries

metadata, functions of metadata,


types

of

standards,
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digital

Digital library services

metadata
Information

metadata,

metadata

importance
discovery

of

services,

information literacy, personalized


services,
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resources,

Legal and policy issues in digital

reference services
Copyright,
licensing

libraries

impact on digital library digital

Evaluation of digital libraries

rights management techniques


Importance
of
evaluation,
constructs

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digital

Trends in digital library research

and

criteria

for

evaluation,

approaches

to

evaluation,

challenges

to

evaluation
Open
access,

legal

preservation
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models,

Exams

Evaluation
Cats 30%
Exam 70%
Reference
Tedd, L. A. & Large, A. (2005)Digital library: Principles and Practice in a Global
Environment ; K G Saur Mnchen

issues,