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Title: Building a Multimedia Digital Library of Audio/Video Resources Using Open Source Software and Open Digital Library Standards
Authors: Sreekumar, M.G.
Keywords: Digital Library
Multimedia Digital Library
Open Source Software
Open Digital Library
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: UBS Publishers Distributors
Abstract: The emerging information landscape portrays a complex domain before the library fraternity with multiplicity of physical as well as digital formats in which they manifest in diverse publication types. Libraries today operate on a truly multimedia environment. In the present academic and special library setting the educational videos, instructional visual aids and audio learning resources form a significant part of the collection. Multimedia collection, especially the non-textual knowledge resources in the library at the same time pose a variety of problems not only in the provision of their services to users, but with their sole dependency on a host of gadgets also such as media players, viewers, etc. The current information environment unequivocally prompts libraries to leverage on the latest digital technologies towards building multimedia digital libraries and in setting up dynamic electronic information systems. These newer breeds of information services offer lots of power and...
Description: This Article Published in Digital Information Resources and Networks in India.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2259/395
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