Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: March, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 579
ISBN13: 9781799824633|ISBN10: 1799824632|EISBN13: 9781799824640|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2463-3

Description

Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information, as well as librarian roles as knowledge managers. As digital resources and tools continue to advance, so too do the opportunities for libraries to become more efficient and house more information. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently.

Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice addresses new methods, practices, concepts, and techniques, as well as contemporary challenges and issues for libraries and university repositories that can be accessed electronically. It also addresses the problems of usability and search optimization in digital libraries. Highlighting a range of topics such as content management, resource sharing, and library technologies, this publication is an ideal reference source for librarians, IT technicians, academicians, researchers, and students in fields that include library science, knowledge management, and information retrieval.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Content Management
  • Electronic Resource Management Systems
  • Information Sharing
  • Library Portals
  • Library Science
  • Library Technologies
  • Media Archives
  • Open Access
  • Resource Sharing
  • Web Analytics

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.