OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 26 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Open source digital tools

Guest Editors: Bradford Lee Eden

ILL and iPad: reflections on the fast and furious

Norm Medeiros

The aim of this article is to describe the burgeoning business of interlibrary loan and the nature of information awareness. It also aims to review Apple's iPad tablet computer.

Preparing for the next version

Robert Fox

This paper aims to look at the utility of Web 2.0 technologies in the context of the profession as a whole.

Using cost benefit analysis to justify digital library projects

H. Frank Cervone

The purpose of this paper is to describe how cost benefit analysis can be used as a tool for financial‐based decision making in digital library project management.

Using XFDU for CASPAR information packaging

Matthew Dunckley, Shahar Ronen, Ealan A. Henis, Simona Rabinovici‐Cohen, Petra Reshef, Esther Conway, David Giaretta

The purpose of this paper is to describe the use of XML formatted data unit (XFDU) technology to implement OAIS‐based information packaging in the CASPAR project.

Releasing open source at the Library of Congress

Leslie Johnston

The Library of Congress supports the use of open source software in its initiatives, from software development tools to technologies used in its web sites. From late 2008…

dmBridge: Building a collaborative solution for streamlined digital library design and development

Cory Lampert, Alex Dolski, Brian Egan

Development of library digital initiatives increasingly requires integration of new technologies and collaboration between staff to accomplish specialized…

Kete and Koha: integration built on open standards

Walter McGinnis, Joann Ransom

The purpose of this study is to explore the benefits of using open standards to support the gathering of relevant data from a variety of sources from across an…

Theses e‐submission tool at the National Technical University of Athens

Alexandros Koulouris, Angelos Anagnostopoulos

This paper's aim it to analyze added value that the theses e‐submission system (tool) gave to the NTUA IR service.

How to assess the impact of an electronic document? And what does impact mean anyway?: Reliable usage statistics in heterogeneous repository communities

Ulrich Herb, Eva Kranz, Tobias Leidinger, Björn Mittelsdorf

Usually the impact of research and researchers is quantified by using citation data: either by journal‐centered citation data as in the case of the journal impact factor…



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