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How to Build a Digital Library
How to Build a Digital Library | Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols
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How to Build a Digital Library reviews knowledge and tools to construct and maintain a digital library, regardless of the size or purpose. A resource for individuals, agencies, and institutions wishing to put this powerful tool to work in their burgeoning information treasuries. The Second Edition reflects developments in the field as well as in the Greenstone Digital Library open source software. In Part I, the authors have added an entire new chapter on user groups, user support, collaborative browsing, user contributions, and so on. There is also new material on content-based queries, map-based queries, cross-media queries. There is an increased emphasis placed on multimedia by adding a "digitizing" section to each major media type. A new chapter has also been added on "internationalization," which will address Unicode standards, multi-language interfaces and collections, and issues with non-European languages (Chinese, Hindi, etc.). Part II, the software tools section, has been completely rewritten to reflect the new developments in Greenstone Digital Library Software, an internationally popular open source software tool with a comprehensive graphical facility for creating and maintaining digital libraries. Outlines the history of libraries on both traditional and digital Written for both technical and non-technical audiences and covers the entire spectrum of media, including text, images, audio, video, and related XML standards Web-enhanced with software documentation, color illustrations, full-text index, source code, and more
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DuckOfDoom
How to Build a Digital Library | Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols
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Hello Litsy, I try to be more active!!
My library is finishes, including a blanket with arms that I can wrap around myself when reading. It is supercozy, and with the bad weather in the past few weeks, I can say it is super-relaxing to hear the rain against the window while reading!
I will post some #shelfies throughout the day.
Depression is hitting hard, and I often lack the motivation to post, even though I love Litsy and you all 🦆♥️📚

julesG 😍 This looks very cozy! Hugs to you! 2mo
Lizpixie This looks amazing! I wish my library looked this beautiful, mine looks like a hoarder lives in it(well, it‘s true. Just a bit)You should be proud of yourself. Sending much love from an aussie♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ 2mo
LeahBergen This looks lovely!! Sending ❤️❤️❤️. 2mo
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Texreader Looks amazing and I hope you have a lot of self-care. We Littens are with you! 2mo
Sace You've created a beautiful space. ❤️ 2mo
ju.ca.no This looks so lovely and cozy! Perfect place for self-care too!😘 sending hugs your way, I hope you‘ll feel better 🤗 2mo
LibrarianRyan I'm so glad to see you back. And your chair looks comfy. 2mo
JacqMac That looks so cozy. 💕 2mo
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DuckOfDoom
How to Build a Digital Library | Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols
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Step 1: move all your read books in the now empty room because you a) still need to buy shelves and b) need the former shelf as your TBR shelf. It was bursting anyway.

Hey Littens, I was really absent these past two month and I actually don't know why. Well, I am back and will be documenting my library building efforts. I get 4 and a half shelves!!! . The other half of the room will be my boyfriend's workbench and 3D printer space! 😁

Megabooks Welcome back! 4mo
Lizpixie Welcome back lovely! I was absent myself for awhile due to health reasons, when I came back it was like I‘d never left. Can‘t wait to see your library🙌 4mo
sudi Welcome back and wow, those are a lot of books 😯 4mo
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Moray_Reads Welcome back! Such a lot of books... 4mo
WanderingBookaneer Welcome back! 4mo
tessavi Looking forward to see the progress! 4mo
mcipher I see ducks, too! 🦆😉 4mo
Susanita WB! 4mo
TK-421 Welcome back! 3mo
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