By Ian H. Witten
Given glossy society's have to regulate its ever-increasing physique of knowledge, electronic libraries should be one of the most crucial and influential associations of this century. With their versatility, accessibility, and economic system, those concentrated collections of every thing electronic are quickly turning into the "banks" during which the world's wealth of knowledge is stored.
How to construct a electronic Library is the one booklet that gives all of the wisdom and tools had to build and retain a electronic library-no topic how huge or small. the world over well-known specialists supply an absolutely built, step by step process, in addition to the software program that makes all of it attainable. How to construct a electronic Library is the superbly self-contained source for people, enterprises, and associations wishing to place this strong instrument to paintings of their burgeoning details treasuries.
* Sketches the heritage of libraries-both conventional and digital-and their impression on current practices and destiny directions
* bargains in-depth insurance of cutting-edge sensible criteria used to symbolize and shop details digitally
* makes use of Greenstone, freely obtainable open-source software-available with interfaces within the world's significant languages (including Spanish, chinese language, and Arabic)
* Written for either technical and non-technical audiences
* Web-enhanced with software program documentation, colour illustrations, full-text index, resource code, and more