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Providing access to unique information sources: a reusable platform for publishing bibliographic databases on the Web

Ronald C. Jantz (Ronald C. Jantz is a Government and Social Sciences Data Librarian at Alexander Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. rjantz@rci.rutgers.edu)

Library Hi Tech

ISSN: 0737-8831

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

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Abstract

The Scholarly Communication Center (SCC) within Rutgers University Libraries has launched several important digital library projects. A major objective of the SCC has been to publish unique information sources on the Web that are not likely to be published elsewhere. Publishing bibliographic databases on the Web can significantly enhance access to an original collection of research literature and further enrich the library collection. We have found that reusable technology platforms offer a special opportunity for research libraries to fill a new role. Through the platform technology and a well defined process, libraries are able quickly and effectively to publish databases on the Web.

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Jantz, R.C. (2000), "Providing access to unique information sources: a reusable platform for publishing bibliographic databases on the Web", Library Hi Tech, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 28-37. https://doi.org/10.1108/07378830010314384

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