Friday, October 31, 2008

week 11? What ever happened to week 10?

Digital Libraries: Challenges and Influential Work
- introduces some of the history of digital libraries as well as those projects that have been most influential

Dewey Meets Turing
- This article looks at the effect of the internet on the early development of digital libraries. Copyright issues created difficulties when digitizers were working with publishing companies (i.e. unable to share with colleagues). The differences between computer scientists and librarians caused friction.

Institutional Repositories
- Looks at the challenges and responsibilities of setting up an institutional repository at a university.

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