OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 25 Issue 4


Library and Information Science

Table of contents

The killer Kindle

Norm Medeiros

The purpose of this paper is to review Amazon's Kindle, and to describe intersections between it, smart phones, and Google Books.

Applied digital library project management: Using Pugh matrix analysis in complex decision‐making situations

H. Frank Cervone

The purpose of this paper is to define and describe Pugh matrix analysis as a method for decision making when there are multiple criteria that must be factored into a decision.

IMPACT: working together to address the challenges involving mass digitization of historical printed text

Hildelies Balk, Lieke Ploeger

The purpose of this paper is to address the most urgent challenges that libraries face in the mass digitization of historical printed text: the unsatisfactory result of…

Digital library of the Caribbean: a user‐centric model for technology development in collaborative digitization projects

Mark Sullivan, Marilyn N. Ochoa

The purpose of this paper is to describe the technological approach used by the Digital Library of the Caribbean project to build an international collaborative library…

TIDES: bridging cultural, digital and institutional divides in East Texas and beyond

Christine Hennessey, Susan Clarke, Rachel Galan

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the history of the TIDES (Teaching, Images and Digital Experiences) Program, and demonstrate how TIDES has created mutually…

Exposing the history of Europe: the creation of a structure to enable time‐spatial searching of historical resources within a European framework

Paula J. Aucott, Alexander von Lünen, Humphrey Southall

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a knowledgebase supporting a prototype Europe‐wide time‐spatial search interface for historical resources. It…

The new Papers Past: an international collaboration between New Zealand, India, Germany, and the United States

Daniel Lanz, Frederick Zarndt, Stefan Boddie, Tracy Powell, Vishal Salgotra

The purpose of this paper is to discuss international collaboration on the Papers Past historic newspaper digitisation project, with particular focus on how to work…



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