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The Gutenberg Elegies : The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age
by Sven Birkerts


Fawcett Books
Paperback
(November 1995)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
One of the most meditative and thoughtful books yet on the differences between the Print Age and the Information Age. Unlike many technothusiasts, who dream wildly of things that might become (and often write with the conviction of a child telling a poorly-constructed fib), Birkerts is maturely... Read more

2.   Collection Development : Access in the Virtual Library
by Maureen Pastine(Editor)


Haworth Pr
Hardcover
(March 1998)
 

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Global Information Infrastructure : The Birth, Vision, and Architecture (Series in Global Information Technology Management)
by Andrew S. Targowski


Idea Group Publishing
Hardcover - 456 pages
(December 1996)
 
From Book News, Inc. , September 1, 1996
A futuristic view of the components and interconnections of a national electronic village and its applications and impacts on society and individuals in the 21st century. Information utilities, telematic services, electronic money and knowledge, virtual business, on-line government, virtual schools... Read more

4.   Organization of Multimedia Resources : Principles and Practice of Information Retrieval
by Mary A. Burke


Gower Pub Co
Hardcover
(June 1999)
 

5.   The Internet Public Library Handbook (Neal-Schuman Netguide Series)
by Joseph Janes(Editor), et al


Neal Schuman Pub
Paperback - 218 pages
(March 1999)
 

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Digital Libraries : The Life Cycle of Information
by Su-Shing Chen


BE Publisher
Paperback - 215 pages
(December 1, 1998)
 
Book Description
Recent exciting developments of the Internet, portals, WWW, and e-commerce have prompted an upsurge of interest in digital libraries. Unlike ordinary portals, digital libraries must be well organized and indexed so that users can effectively search information on the Internet. In fact digital... Read more

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Economics of Digital Information : Collection, Storage and Delivery
by Sul H. Lee(Editor), et al


Haworth Pr
Hardcover
(April 1998)
 

8.   Internet Digital Libraries : The International Dimension
by Jack Kessler


Artech House
Hardcover - 234 pages
(January 1997)
 
Book News, Inc.
A nontechnical survey of international digital libraries offering a review of different projects being created in the US, Europe, Asia, India, Australia, and Indonesia. Kessler (president, A.K. Co., Inc.) outlines the language, politics, and business practices affecting international digital library... Read more

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Developing a Digital National Library for Undergraduate Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education : Report of a Workshop
by National Research Council


National Academy Press
Paperback - 136 pages
(January 1998)
 

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The Virtual School Library : Gateway to the Information Superhighway
by Carol Collier Kuhlthau(Editor), et al


Libraries Unlimited
Paperback
(May 1996)
 
From Book News, Inc. , November 1, 1996
A collection of 14 original articles and excerpts from School Library Media Annual, 1994, providing an overview of the technologies used in the virtual library and discussing how to provide access to information resources and how to enable students to learn in an information-rich environment.... Read more

11.   Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries : Second European Conference, Ecdl '98, Heraklion, Crete, Greece September 21-23, 1998 : procee
by Christos Nikolaou(Editor), constantine Stephanidis


Springer Verlag
Paperback
(October 1998)
 

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Digital Libraries (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing)
by William Y. Arms


MIT Press
Hardcover - 344 pages
(December 17, 1999)
 
Amazon.com
These days we seem to be creating information faster than we can store it, but the near future is looking bright. Cornell professor William Y. Arms offers a program for that future in Digital Libraries, a synthesis of library and computer sciences that presents the history and current developments... Read more

13.   Preserving Digital Information : A How To-Do-It Manual (How to Do It Manual for Librarians, No 93)
by Gregory S. Hunter

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Neal Schuman Pub
Paperback - 200 pages
(July 2000)
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Information Imagineering : Meeting at the Interface
by Milton T. Wolf(Editor), et al


Amer Library Assn Editions
Paperback - 272 pages
(February 1, 1998)
 

15.   Distributed Geolibraries : Spacial Information Resources, Summary of a Workshop (0)
by National Research Council


National Academy Press
Paperback
(June 1999)
 

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Digital Libraries : Research and Technology Advances (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1082)
by Forum on Research and Technology Advances in Digital Libraries


Springer Verlag
Paperback
(December 1996)
 

17.   Libraries for the New Millennium : Implications for Managers
by David I. Raitt(Editor)


Bernan Assoc
Hardcover
(December 1997)
 

18.   Proceedings of the 1st Acm International Conference on Digital Libraries
by Edward A. Fox(Editor), Gary Marchionini (Editor)


Assn for Computing Machinery
Paperback
(December 1996)
 

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Practical Digital Libraries : Books, Bytes, and Bucks (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Multimedia Information and Systems)
by Michael Lesk


Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
Hardcover - 300 pages
(July 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
2 out of 5 stars
Donald J. Waters, Associate University Librarian, Yale University
While others speculate on the organizational dilemmas facing libraries and universities in a digital information environment or argue the relative philosophical merits of print versus digital media, Lesk has constructed an on-the-ground picture of the various working components of the digital... Read more

20.   Being Analog : Creating Tomorrow's Libraries
by Walt Crawford


Amer Library Assn Editions
Paperback - 264 pages
(January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars
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Walt Crawford, coauthor of Future Libraries: Dreams, Madness, & Reality, offers an alternative model to a simplistic digital future in Being Analog: Creating Tomorrow's Libraries. The always outspoken Crawford challenges popular prognostications, asserting that the complex mix of technologies... Read more

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From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in the Networked World (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing)
by Christine L. Borgman


MIT Press
Hardcover - 340 pages
(March 20, 2000)
 
Book Description
Will the emerging global information infrastructure (GII) create a revolution in communication equivalent to that wrought by Gutenberg, or will the result be simply the evolutionary adaptation of existing behavior and institutions to new media? Will the GII improve access to information for all?... Read more

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The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing)
by Elaine Svenonius


Mit Pr
Hardcover - 264 pages
(May 2000)
 
Book Description
Instant electronic access to digital information is the single most distinguishing attribute of the information age. The elaborate retrieval mechanisms that support such access are a product of technology. But technology is not enough. The effectiveness of a system for accessing information is a... Read more

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Books, Bricks and Bytes : Libraries in the Twenty-First Century
by Stephen R. Graubard(Editor), et al


Transaction Pub
Paperback - 361 pages
(February 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, May 4, 2000 3 out of 5 stars
Interesting articles: unfortunately it is very dry!
Books, Bricks and Bytes : Libraries in the Twenty-First Century has fascinating articles written by articulate experts. Unfortunately, the articles are also extremely dry and hard to read. Read more

 


24.   The Amazing Internet Challenge : How Leading Projects Use Library Skills to Organize the Web
by Amy Tracy Wells(Editor), et al


Amer Library Assn Editions
Hardcover - 288 pages
(October 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
gwen gregory, June 16, 2000 4 out of 5 stars
interesting for librarians
A wide variety of information specialists will benefit from "The Amazing Internet Challenge". In the words of the editors, "Whether developing a system from scratch or working to establish cooperative networks, anyone involved with organizing information on the Internet will find... Read more

 


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Going Digital : Strategies for Access, Preservation, and Conversion of Collections to a Digital Format
by Donald L. Dewitt(Editor)


Haworth Pr
Hardcover
(April 1998)
 

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