OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 22 Issue 1


Library and Information Science

Table of contents

Realising the potential of web services

Judith Wusteman

To highlight the potential of web services for libraries.

On the road again: a conversation with Jill Emery

Norm Medeiros

To interview Jill Emery, Director of the Electronic Resources Program at the University of Houston.

The Archival Census and Education Needs survey in the United States (A*CENSUS)

Victoria Walch, Elizabeth Yakel

To discuss the purpose, methodology, and results of the recent Archival Census and Education Needs Survey in the United States (A*CENSUS)

The need for a digital library service registry

Jeremy Frumkin

To examine how a digital library service registry will help enable the development of distributed, service‐based digital libraries.

Lingua franca of digital libraries

Robert Fox

Aims to give an overview of web services, related protocols, and examples of use.

Avoiding failure by using a formal problem diagnosis process

H. Frank Cervone

Seeks to provide an overview of a formal method for diagnosing and resolving problems that arise during the system development process.

Long‐term preservation of digital humanities scholarship

Linda Cantara

To inform digital humanists about digital preservation metadata requirements and to inform digital librarians about the dynamic, multimedia content of digital humanities…

JSTOR usage data and what it can tell us about ourselves: is there predictability based on historical use by libraries of similar size?

Barbara J. Gauger, Carolyn Kacena

Sets out to explore what effects institutional size and the selections of JSTOR collections have on the overall (total) usage statistics.

Sustaining a digital collection after the grants: the Early Washington Maps Project

Trevor James Bond

Aims to provide an overview of methods for digitizing maps, the creation and preservation of a digital collection, interoperable database construction, and an examination…

Using web logs transactions to assess a metadata registry system's use: the case of MetaForm

Panayiota Polydoratou

MetaForm is a database that hosts metadata element sets, descriptions and guidelines for their use. It is the focal point of the Metadata Server at SUB Göttingen for…



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OCLC Micro

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 2015

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Emerald Publishing Limited