Sarantos Kapidakis

Sarantos Kapidakis is a Professor at the Department of Archives and Library Sciences, at the Ionian University, Greece, and Director of the Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing. He teaches the courses of Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing, on the undergraduate and graduate level. In the past, he was employed by the National Documentation Centre - Greece, MIT - USA, and the University of Crete and at the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas. He received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Princeton University in 1990. He also holds a MSc. from Princeton University and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens. His current research interests in digital libraries and electronic publishing include digital library architectures and interoperability, metadata, Dublin Core, e-learning, e-services and policies on digital content, evaluation and usability of digital libraries, and information retrieval on libraries. As part of his research on Digital Libraries, he participated in the DELOS Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries, he was a member of the Resource Discovery in a Globally-Distributed Digital Library Working Group, part of the Digital Library Research Collaboration, funded by the NSF and EU (1998), and has been a co-Chair of the 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL2009).


E-Publishing and Digital Libraries: Legal and Organizational Issues
Ioannis Iglezakis, Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou, Sarantos Kapidakis. © 2011. 552 pages.
Digital libraries collect, manage, and preserve electronic expressions of knowledge on any subject and in any type or format. Consequently, the creation of a digital library...