Filters








23,912 Hits in 10.6 sec

Tracking and Re-finding Printed Material Using a Personal Digital Library [chapter]

Annika Hinze, Amay Dighe
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Most web searches aim to re-find previously known information or documents. Keeping track of one's digital and printed reading material is known to be a challenging and costly task.  ...  HCW embeds QR codes in the document printout, stores the documents in a personal Digital Library, and uses cameras in the office to track changes in the document locations.  ...  Integration into Personal Digital Library The HCW system would be best used not as a stand-alone digital library merely for printed documents but for tracking reading material.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43997-6_8 fatcat:mtq4oicjfbf7rppxa24woqcpvq

THe Future of the Academic Library Serials Collection

Barbara M. Pope
2013 Against the Grain  
While some academic libraries have eliminated print subscriptions and holdings in favor of electronic access, most academic libraries, like PSU, are "hybrids" of digital and print journals.  ...  Patrons want instant gratification; they are used to finding what they need on Google, downloading it, and immediately using it.  ...  for digitization; (3) digitization and administrative tracking system entry; and (4) transcription of textual materials.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.5274 fatcat:dxerzjvnv5ehnkrhwqzfztvjtu

Personal Digital Libraries: Keeping Track of Academic Reading Material [chapter]

Mohammed Al-Anazi, Annika Hinze, Nicholas Vanderschantz, Claire Timpany, Sally Jo Cunningham
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper discusses options for tracking academic reading material and introduces a personal digital library solution.  ...  We combined and extended the open source projects Zotero and Greenstone such that material can be easily downloaded and ingested into the combined system.  ...  ) to form a personal digital library system for tracking digital reading material.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_5 fatcat:rftzo2khcjb6baospiljhklksm

Re-Engineering School Libraries in Information Literacy for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

2020 Information and Knowledge Management  
This is a theoretical paper which reviewed critically public and school library services and their role for sustainable development in Nigeria.  ...  The paper is on re-engineering school libraries information literacy for sustainable development in Nigeria.  ...  The impact of moving from text based learning to resource based learning will involve heavier use of library materials and a demand for more and a varied media resources, including print and non-print.  ... 
doi:10.7176/ikm/10-4-06 fatcat:ejn7m7iv7ze53mczzwkdzoojqe

Senior citizens embrace change and make a new technology work for them

Wendy Nasmith, Mary Parkinson, Glen Walker
2008 Electronic library  
Wendy will present the results of the trial and the survey but will also give a personal account of her experience of teaching vision impaired seniors to manage a new talking book player and a new distribution  ...  The libraries will be looking to new technology to help them provide a better and more efficient service and give clients greater control over how they access information and recreational reading.  ...  A survey of RNZFB library users and nonusers, and a Digital Talking Book Trial. The results from both the survey and the trial showed seniors are not afraid of technology or change.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02640470810910693 fatcat:qbm5seergnhlnjkj35iieexs2m

Barriers and solutions to assessing digital library reuse: preliminary findings

Genya Morgan O'Gara, Liz Woolcott, Elizabeth Joan Kelly, Caroline Muglia, Ayla Stein, Santi Thompson
2018 Performance Measurement and Metrics  
Findings -The digital library community is searching for ways to better understand how materials are reused and repurposed.  ...  Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to highlight the initial top-level findings of a year-long comprehensive needs assessment, conducted with the digital library community, to reveal reuse assessment  ...  The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this paper do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  ... 
doi:10.1108/pmm-03-2018-0012 fatcat:rebfls63azg5ng3xvoz6giwzj4

The OCLC Research Survey of Special Collections and Archives

Jackie M. Dooley
2011 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
Collections are growing dramatically, use of all types of material has increased, substantial backlogs remain, and 75% of library budgets have been reduced in recent years.  ...  The three most common challenges named by respondents were space, digitization, and born-digital materials.  ...  As of June 2011, we have begun to collaborate with Research Libraries UK (RLUK) on a similar project to survey its membership.  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.8011 fatcat:5vv2f2mlg5hrvicgnyzbkq6yva

Creating and Marketing Textbook/OER Programs

Laura Pascual
2018 Against the Grain  
A database tracking this information plus course enrollment, student cost to purchase the print version, and library cost to purchase the eBook was created to track usage of the tool and savings.  ...  and added to the tracking system if course use could be identified.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.8162 fatcat:pqoiwe2o7zcydkt6faqbvwmu5u

From Alexander Street to the Classroom

Bennett Graff
2016 Against the Grain  
Teaching and research are by their nature interactive in the tracking down, absorption, selection, and re-presentation of content from multiple sources.  ...  The findings in these studies seem to suggest that proffering a simple digital alternative is not enough.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.7516 fatcat:5mvnfumd3rg65myrojbzivmyq4

Digital Collection Management through the Library Catalog

Michaela Brenner, Tom Larsen, Claudia Weston
2006 Information Technology and Libraries  
In this paper, the authors offer a strategy for adapting a library system to traditional archival practice.  ...  Digitization has bestowed upon librarians and archivists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries the opportunity to reexamine how they access their collections.  ...  (Cutter 1876) The three Objects were (1) to enable a person to find a book of which either the author, the title, or the subject is known; (2) to show what the library has by a given author, on a given  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v25i2.3333 fatcat:ubihfdjz6jbetatlomfdydvlfu

Random Ramblings- The Difference Between a Great and a Good Research Library: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Bob Holley
2016 Against the Grain  
For ILL materials, the library can ask for permission to digitize materials, especially if they are out of print.  ...  Faculty and students in these great libraries will be able to use the integrated library system or its successor to find useful items that would otherwise be difficult to identify.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.6340 fatcat:io4exu4q4nfqlhjn23mkgelxm4

Image-matching technology applied to Fifteenth-century printed book illustration

Matilde Malaspina, Yujie Zhong
2017 Lettera Matematica  
The possibility of tracking precisely and quickly the multiple occurrences of a single woodcut through one or different editions will help scholars to further explore how printed material was exchanged  ...  between or copied by different printers, as well as to analyse the working practice of a single printer, through a detailed reconstruction of his use of the illustrations in the composition of the printing  ...  In order to find out how many and which illustrations were used in a book, it is necessary to map in detail their presence inside the book itself.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40329-017-0201-5 fatcat:bpkfizx3efaxlcu7pwqm3lg73i

Digital Environment in Academic Libraries: Leveraging on Advanced Information Communication Technologies for Better Service Delivery

J Ngoaketsi, Department of Information Science University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, Department of Library and Information Science, Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, Ilorin
2021 Advances in Multidisciplinary & Scientific Research Journal Publication  
The chapter recommends based on the findings that Academic librarians and studentsshould work to develop in-demand skills and continuously learn to use tools that reveal their capabilities and expertise  ...  formats ofthe environment of information material; the technological issue; the changing role of librarians; a collection of virtual information, archiving or preserving the virtual information; accessing  ...  Students who cannot use regular print materials and need resources in an alternative format request resources in audio, large print or braille).  ... 
doi:10.22624/aims/abmic2021-v2-p14 fatcat:ruom3bbcuveffg25wzguo5pjxa

The battle to define the future of the book in the digital world

Clifford Lynch
2001 First Monday  
Implicit in this is a very complex and problematic agenda that re-establishes the book as a digital cultural artifact within a context of intellectual property rights management enforced by hardware and  ...  of printed books into the digital world.  ...  What might the books in a personal digital library be saying to each other?  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v6i6.864 fatcat:4bulwiht6zcfbhhxfsqonzp7my

Page 84 of Chemical Engineering Vol. 65, Issue 3 [page]

1958 Chemical Engineering  
Other firms are putting more stock in better tools for their library documentation and re- trieval services.  ...  ., Uniterm keeps track of information in the patent, intra-company report and gen- eral literature libraries at Cel- anese.  ... 
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 23,912 results