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World Digital Libraries: An International Journal

World Digital Libraries: An International Journal

  • Frequency:2 issues a year
  • ISSN: 0974-567X
  • Online ISSN: 0975-7597

Journal Details

World Digital Libraries is an international peer-reviewed biannual journal. The journal seeks quality research papers that present original theoretical approaches. It also seeks experimental case studies related to digital library developments, maintenance and dissemination  of  digital information focusing on research and integration of knowledge at the interface of resources and development. The journal will, therefore, keep readers abreast with the current developments and contain articles, reviews, current developments, and case studies, encompassing the following areas.

  • Theoretical and methodological issues that relate to the interrelationships among   electronic resources management, digital preservation, multiple access, multilinguality, copyright issues, and security aspects.
  • Theoretical approaches as well as experimental case studies related to digital library development  and maintenance. 
  • Initiatives towards digitization through lucid case studies.
  • Current developments across the globe.
  • Dialogues between the scientific community and society at large.

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Show Abstract Issue -Vol.4(1) June 2011

  • A simulation study for a number of simultaneous users of an institutional knowledge repository system

    Gayatri Doctor: Associate Professor, Faculty of Technology Management, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, gayatridoctor@yahoo.com

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120070

  • Carbon footprint of the knowledge industry and ways to reduce it

    Prof. Gobinda Chowdhury, Director, Centre for Information and Knowledge Management, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia Gobin da.Cho wdhury@uts.edu.au
    Prof. Michael Fraser, Director, Communications Law Centre, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia, Michael.Fraser@uts.edu.au

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120071

  • Comparison of open source software for digital libraries

    Priti Rani Rathour, Assistant Librarian, Apeejay Satya University, Sohna, Gurgaon priti_l ibrarian@ rediffmail.com
    Ashok Kumar Sahu, Senior Librarian, Institute for International Management & Technology, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon, Haryana; aksahu@iimtobu.ac.in

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120072

  • Vision 2021 and public libraries: an action plan to allow Bangladesh to go digital

    Md Nasiruddin, Associate Professor, Information Science and Library Management, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh; mitulnasiruddin@gmail.com

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120073

  • Education for digital libraries: library management perspective

    Elena Maceviciute, Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS), University of Borås, SE-50190 Sweden; Faculty of Communication, Vilnius University, Universiteto 3, Vilnius, Lithuania,elena.maceviciute@gmail.se

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120074

  • The digital repository of the Swiss Federal Archives: a case study

    Jean-Marc Comment, Swiss Federal Archives Archivstrasse 24, 3003 Berne, Switzerland Jean-Marc.Comment@bar.admin.ch

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120075

  • Information search behaviour in the German Education Index

    Carola Carstens, German Institute for International Educational Research, Information Center for Education, Schloßstraße 29, 60486 Frankfurt, Germany; carstens@dipf.de
    Marc Rittberger,German Institute for International Educational Research, Information Center for Education Schloßstraße 29, 60486 Frankfurt, Germany
    Verena Wissel, German Institute for International Educational Research, Information Center for Education Schloßstraße 29, 60486 Frankfurt, Germany

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120076

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