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.2(1) June 2009

  • Editorial

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

  • 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

  • Digital library infrastructure in Finland – political decisions empowering development

    Kristina Hormia-PoutanenDeputy National Librarian, Director of National Library Network Services, National Library of Finland, P O Box 26 (Teollisuuskatu 23-25) 00014, University of Helsinki

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120032

  • The Semantic Web: past and future

    Kim H VeltmanScientific Director, Virtual Maastricht McLuhan Institute, Maastricht, NLEmail:

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120033

  • Who guards the guards: meeting the challenges of digital preservation

    Heather BrownAssistant Director, Paper, Artlab Australia and Project Officer, State Library of South Australia for University of S A Business Information CourseEmail:

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120034

  • Information provision to knowledge creation:Danish digital libraries strategy

    Jakob Heide Petersen and Jens ThorhaugeHead of Division, and JENS THORHAUGE, Director General, Danish Agency for Libraries and Media

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120035

  • Book review:Information Management in New Millennium:opportunities & challenges for library professionals

    Sahu, Ashok KumarReviewed by Dr Rabindra Kumar MahapatraReader, Department of Library Science, Sanjay Memorial Institute of Technology, Berhampur, Orissa

    DOI: 10.3233/WDL-120036

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