World Digital Libraries: An International Journal (WDL)

World Digital Libraries: An International Journal (WDL)

  • 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.


Show Abstract Issue -Vol.1(2) December 2008

  • Editorial

    Michael Seadle
    Dean, Faculty of Arts, and Director, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, and Editor, Library Hi-Tech, Germany

  • Viewpoints on digital library issues

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120011

  • Using ontology for building distributed digital libraries withmultimedia contents

    HIRANMAY GHOSH, Tata Consultancy Services, Plot No. 249 D&E, Udyog Vihar, Phase IV, Gurgaon-122 016, IndiaGAURAV HARIT, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721 302, IndiaSANTANU CHAUDHURY, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110 016, India

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120022

  • Freelib: a peer-to-peer-based digital library architecture

    Amrou A, Maly K, and Zubair MDepartment of Computer Science, Old Dominion University4700 Elkhron Ave, Ste 3300, Norfolk, VA 23529, USAEmail;;

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120023

  • DLworm: a system for workflow and repository management fordigital libraries

    RATNA SANYAL, DHWAJ RAJ, DIVANSHU KUMAR GUPTA, and AJAY VERMAIndian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad,Deoghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad – 211 012, Uttar Pradesh, India Email;;;

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120024

  • Copyright and Risk: how to judge what to do

    Michael SeadleBerlin School of Library and Information Science (Institut für Bibliotheks-undInformationswissenschaft), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120025

  • March towards digitization of information resources inIndia: issues and initiatives

    R K BHATTHead and Reader, Department of Library and Information ScienceUniversity of Delhi , Delhi – 110 007

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120026

  • Book Review:Digital Library Architecture

    K Nazeer Badhusha, , Reviewed by Anil Kumar*

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120027

  • News

  • Forthcoming Events

  • HILT IV: subject interoperability through building and embedding pilot terminology Web services

    Dennis Nicholson, Anu Joseph, and Emma McCullochDirector, Centre for Digital Library Research, Information Resources Directorate, University of Strathclyde, Livingstone Tower, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XHEmail:

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120031

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