Beyond Digital Incunabula: Modeling the Next Generation of Digital Libraries [chapter]

Gregory Crane, David Bamman, Lisa Cerrato, Alison Jones, David Mimno, Adrian Packel, David Sculley, Gabriel Weaver
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes several incunabular assumptions that impose upon early digital libraries the limitations drawn from print, and argues for a design strategy aimed at providing customization and personalization services that go beyond the limiting models of print distribution, based on services and experiments developed for the Greco-Roman collections in the Perseus Digital Library. Three features fundamentally characterize a successful digital library design: finer granularity of collection
more » ... objects, automated processes, and decentralized community contributions.
doi:10.1007/11863878_30 fatcat:ey6sw54r6rhbfh3pvqssrr2epy