Multimedia Information Collection in Digital Libraries por V.K. Suraj

Multimedia Information Collection in Digital Libraries por V.K. Suraj

Titulo del libro: Multimedia Information Collection in Digital Libraries

Autor: V.K. Suraj

Número de páginas: 306 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: December 1, 2007

ISBN: 8182052424

Editor: Isha Books

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V.K. Suraj con Multimedia Information Collection in Digital Libraries

In the information age, digital media have significantly impacted our lives and overloaded information systems worldwide. As the needs and expectations of library users change in the digital environment, libraries are trying to find the best ways to define their user communities, understand what they value, and evolve digital library collections and services to meet their demands. Digital libraries are large collections of multimedia information that are usually created with the purpose of supporting learning or knowledge acquisition. They have extended access to many types of collection form all points o the globe. These collections include film and video archives, news material, oral histories, museum images and digitized special collections. In this book an attempt has been made to synthesise all aspects of digital library collections. It enables the readers to understand the process of electronic dissemination of information, the emerging trends in digital libraries and the changing responsibilities of library professionals. The book will be useful to practicing librarians, information scientists, teachers and students of library and information scientists, teachers and students of library and information science and to those concerned with the digitisation of library resources., About The Author:- V K Suraj, a practicing librarian and a famous information scientist, did his M.A. and M.LIS degrees in library science. He is having more than three decades of experience in practical librarianship and teaching of library and information science. He has made significant contributions to the library information services, in the area of research and development, documentation etc. He has organised many national as well as international seminars, symposia, workshops and congresses on library and information science. As a prolific writer he has authored several books and contributed learned articles on library science and information services on professional journals of