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2007-01-01Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.18452/9335
Defining a digital library
dc.contributor.authorSeadle, Michael
dc.contributor.authorGreifeneder, Elke
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-17T00:45:26Z
dc.date.available2017-06-17T00:45:26Z
dc.date.created2007-10-05
dc.date.issued2007-01-01
dc.date.submitted2007-10-05
dc.identifier.issn0737-8831
dc.identifier.urihttp://edoc.hu-berlin.de/18452/9987
dc.description.abstractPurpose – This editorial seeks to examine the definition of a “digital library” to see whether one can be constructed that usefully distinguishes a digital library from other types of electronic resources. Design/methodology/approach – The primary methodology compares definitions from multiple settings, including formal institutional settings, working definitions from articles, and a synthesis created in a seminar at Humboldt University in Berlin. Findings – At this point, digital libraries are evolving too fast for any lasting definition. Definitions that users readily understand are too broad and imprecise, and definitions with more technical precision quickly grow too obscure for common use. Originality/value – A functional definition of a digital library would add clarity to a burgeoning field, especially when trying to evaluate a resource. The student perspective provides a fresh look at the problem.eng
dc.language.isoger
dc.publisherHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Philosophische Fakultät I
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
dc.subjectDigital librarieseng
dc.subjectElectronic mediaeng
dc.subjectGermanyeng
dc.subjectInterneteng
dc.subject.ddc020 Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaften
dc.titleDefining a digital library
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-10080528
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.18452/9335
local.edoc.type-nameZeitschriftenartikel
local.edoc.container-typeperiodical
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dc.description.versionPeer Reviewed
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.doi10.1108/07378830710754938
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.doi10.1108/07378830710754938
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.journaltitleLibrary Hi Tech
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.volume25
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.issue2
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.pagestart169
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.pageend173
bua.departmentPhilosophische Fakultät I

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