Library Hi Tech: Volume 35 Issue 2


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Metadata and universal access in digital library environments

Wondwossen Mulualem Beyene

Accessibility metadata has been a recurring theme in recent efforts aimed at promoting accessibility of information and communication technology solutions to all, regardless of…


Personal digital archiving: influencing factors and challenges to practices

Donghee Sinn, Sujin Kim, Sue Yeon Syn

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the associations of personal archiving behaviors to factors and challenges that have been assumed to affect personal digital archiving…


Supporting 3D modeling in the academic library

Tara Radniecki

An increased number of academic libraries are providing access to nontraditional technologies including 3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutters, and more. However, these new…


Dynamic cataloguing of the old Arabic manuscripts by automatic extraction of metadata

Mohammed Ourabah Soualah, Yassine Ait Ali Yahia, Abdelkader Keita, Abderrezak Guessoum

The purpose of this paper is to obtain online access to the digitised Arabic manuscripts images, which need to use a catalogue. The bibliographic cataloguing is unsuitable for old…


Research data management in Turkey: perceptions and practices

Arsev Umur Aydinoglu, Guleda Dogan, Zehra Taskin

The massive increase in research data being produced nowadays has highlighted the importance of research data management (RDM) to science. Research data not only have to be cost…


The trained and untrained users’ mental models compatibility with the icons of search modules in Iranian digital library applications

Sanaz Rahrovani, Mahdieh Mirzabeigi, Javad Abbaspour

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the trained and untrained users’ mental models compatibility with search module icons in three Iranian digital library applications…

An analysis of the changing role of systems librarians

David Ratledge, Claudene Sproles

The purpose of this paper is to analyze technology-related librarian advertisements to examine the changing role of the systems librarian in today’s modern, technology-filled…


Examining the interrelatedness between ontologies and Linked Data

Biswanath Dutta

Ontology and Linked Data (LD) are the two prominent web technologies that have emerged in the recent past. Both of them are at the center of Semantic Web and its applications…


Do usage counts of scientific data make sense? An investigation of the Dryad repository

Lin He, Zhengbiao Han

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of scientific data in order to assess the reliability of data to support data curation, to establish trust between researchers…

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