The Whole Digital Library Handbook

The Whole Digital Library Handbook

Book - 2007
Rate this:
Essential facts, advice, lists, documents, guidelines, lore, wit, and wisdom: Along with fun and irreverence, it's what readers have come to expect from the Whole Library series. This latest entry zooms in on the cutting edge -- the digital library. In a one-volume compendium that's by turns encyclopedic, useful, and engaging, contributors provide an overview of digital libraries, covering the state of information, issues, customers, challenges, tools and technology, preservation, and the future. From blogs to Wikis, highlights include: * Digitization project planning tips and tools * 13 ways of looking at digital preservation * Gary Price's 8 tips to make change * The value proposition of the digital library * Lists of Internet libraries, libraries that I.M., libraries that podcast * Interpretations of NextGen demographic data * Prominent librarians' perspectives on Amazoogle Collecting insights from library luminaries as well the perspectives of interesting experts from outside the ranks of library professionals, The Whole Digital Library Handbook decodes the jargon and cuts to the chase. Digital libraries are all about access to information, and this is the one-volume resource that puts it all in perspective.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007
ISBN: 9780838909263
Call Number: 025.0028 W6204
Characteristics: x, 416 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

Related Resources


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at SFPL

To Top