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The expanding incidence of electronic details platforms and applied sciences compels libraries around the globe to replace structures and supply clients with a electronic adventure outdoors the confines of the structural library, delivering worthy merits to the person whereas developing new components of shock comparable to electronic details preservation.Developing Sustainable electronic Libraries: Socio-Technical views provides a compilation of articles discussing the advantages and demanding situations of electronic details and library digitization. students from world wide examine net program improvement, thoughts for electronic conversion, composition of electronic libraries, electronic environments, and lots more and plenty extra. This reference paintings proves necessary to the learn and enhancement of electronic info platforms and applied sciences, and in supporting practitioners within the implementation and construction of such platforms and functions.

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This can be done only by having a viable product strongly backed by user community. Alongwith ensuring provision for reasonable funds, influential patrons and promoters for the digital library are also required and librarians must be prepared to network and cultivate useful contacts. Additional funding sources can include sponsorship, in-kind support, fee charging . According to Smith (2003), economic sustainability is a difficult and more political area than preservation, and consequently solutions are less tangible and concrete.

Html 18 19 Chapter 2 Digital Libraries and Scholarly Communication: A Perspective S. C. Jindal University of Delhi, India ABSTRACT: The chapter examines various components of scholarly communication in the context of digital technologies as being applied in libraries. It highlights the role of digital environment in research and its impact. Chapter provides both a historical and contemporary perspective of digital library movement and discusses issue s like sustainability and preservation. It argues that Research libraries have begun to take on the provision, organization and preservation of digital information with the same long-term commitment they have made for print materials INTRODUCTION The term “digital library” is simply the most recent in a long series of names for a concept that was written about long before the development of the first computer.

To interoperate with the existing library infrastructure, the digital library must be designed to work Digital Libraries and Scholarly Communication with existing library catalogs and incorporate industry standards, formats, and protocols. • DIGITAL LIBRARIES: DEVELOPMENT • Throughout the world, libraries, museums and archives are digitizing the important documents and images of our culture, both to preserve them for future generations and to make them more accessible to our own. As digital imaging technology has advanced, so have opportunities for preservation of irreplaceable artifacts.

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